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John Cheever's The Swimmer

- The setting of “The Swimmer” is in the suburbs, describing the aquatic adventure of Neddy, an energetic and cheerful father and husband. After attending a cocktail party, he decided that he would swim his entire way home through various swimming pools. Through his adventures, the protagonist makes a great discovery that his marriage life is a great lie. The journey from the cocktail party to his home converts him from a vibrant man to an old impoverished man whose life is in a major crisis. As he arrives at his house, he finds his children and wife have abandoned him....   [tags: Midlife Crisis, The Swimmer Essays]

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Radio Analysis : Radio One, Inc.

- Radio One, Inc. Acquiring 12 new stations will give Radio One an even broader national presence in a market that has a high growth potential. The population growth rate as well as the income rate are increasing at a much faster rate for African Americans than for any other ethnic group within the U.S. An opportunity for the Radio Industry is the deregulations that have taken effect through the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Companies can now grow exponentially because they are able to consolidate and take advantage of operating efficiencies and synergies....   [tags: Discounted cash flow, Cash flow]

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Allusion and Symbolism in The Swimmer, by John Cheever

- John Cheever does not merely state the theme of his story, he expresses his theme, as a good writer should, in a variety of metaphors and analogies coupled with powerful imagery. In The Swimmer, Cheever writes and underscores his primary theme of alcoholism in many ways, such as his use of autumnal imagery and the color green. However, there is also some very prominent symbolism and allusions that serve to highlight the theme while also augmenting the artistic and poetic nature of the story....   [tags: alcoholism, The Swimmer Essays]

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The Growth of Radio

- Introduction Over the course of the next two essays we will explore and analyze growth of radio as it matured over the years in addition to what could’ve happened differently had radio been developed during the poverty of the Depression era rather than the wealthy atmosphere of the 1920s. 1. Discuss the evolution of radio from the 1940’S to the present, reflecting on significant changes. During World War II, radio was a key lifeline of information for the masses....   [tags: Communication ]

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Invention of the Radio

- Many inventions have impacted the world throughout history but in my opinion one of the most impactful one’s was the invention of the radio . This invention provided society with many things which include entertainment, communication, and easier access to information. Radio is still a central part of the society today but just like any other invention radio has an interesting history of how it progressed through time. Every invention ever known to man had pioneers or people who contributed to the creation of the product....   [tags: Communication, Entertainment]

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The Monotony of Life in The Swimmer, by John Cheever

- Throughout the story, John Cheever uses the the literary device of symbolism to illustrate the theme of a cyclic human experience that erodes away every day. Throughout the story "The Swimmer," Cheever uses this device to represent a plethora of symbols. For example, the main and initial symbol perceived in everyones minds are the aqua swimming pools. While wasting the day drinking at his neighbors house, he has an epiphany to swim through all the pools on the path back home. Before this however, the main character, Neddy, complains about the days where everyone just moans that they drank too much last night....   [tags: The Swimmer Essays]

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The Enormous Impact of War on History

- War is an important event in a country’s history that has immense implications and changes its economic and social state. The leader of the country has an enormous pressure to persuade the people to gain the public’s support with their decision to either enter or avoid war. John F. Kennedy and Winston Churchill were two great political leaders who knew how to persuade the people during a war crisis. During a time of great international turmoil and political instability, both men were in the world’s spotlight and played key roles....   [tags: nuclear, president, economic]

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The Old Man With Enormous Wings

- Human nature is to dedicate an understanding of biological and social factors of human behavior.The characteristics of humans consist of acting , emotions and and what comes from cultural influences.The disagreements between human characteristics and the naturalism of them and where it may come from. These are all questions regarding a humans rights and has come upon discussion for the last few centuries. In the “ old man with enormous wings” the questions from the public show the distinction between the natural and supernatural.Garcia feels as though having this separation is unnecessary and people are just blind to ceratin things like how someone may look....   [tags: Human, Humans, Supernatural, Religion]

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Analysis Of John Cheever 's ' The Swimmer '

- 1. I think the message that John Cheever is trying to make in this short story is that if a person is in total concentration of a single goal, then it may result in ignoring or losing treasures that enrich our everyday lives. Some of these lost treasures are friendships, respect, family, and possessions. “The Swimmer” is written in third person omniscient, but focuses more on the main character Neddy. “Was he losing his memory, had his gift for concealing painful facts let him forget that he had sold his house, that his children were in trouble, and that his friend had been ill....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Short story, Protagonist]

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The Effects Of Addiction On The Swimmer By John Cheever

- Anyone can be addicted to something. Addiction is where someone takes a substance that can be pleasurable but leads to compulsion and interference of what the person’s ordinary life, relationships, and health. Once a person is addicted to something, there is no stopping it. There can be causes to how an addiction starts. Depression is a major cause of addiction. When someone suffers from depression, they are at their lowest part of their life. Like addiction, depression affects how people live their life....   [tags: Alcoholism, Addiction, Alcoholic beverage]

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John Cheever 's Reunion Charlie

- Growing up most, not all, children are impulsive and think that they should everything their heart desires. When they do not get it they become upset, sometimes throwing temper tantrums. These things can be the newest and greatest toy, having a more sophisticated life, or a parent that is estranged. What they do not know is that it is usually for the best when they do not get everything they want. In Reunion and Everyday Use, readers learn that it does not always turn out the way they think it should when they try to reconnect with the past or try to put the past on display instead of honoring it with love....   [tags: Family, Parent, Mother]

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George Carlin and Radio Censorship

- George Carlin and Radio Censorship Americans hate the word censorship. It puts fire into the eyes of any self proclaimed, speaker of the people. but is censorship that bad, or that wrong. Censorship is an enormous part of the stability of society. One of the many types of censorship takes place on the airwaves. Comedians, George Carlin, Howard Stern, and Mncow Muller had an enormous effect on the ideals of censorship in this era, trying to prove that the FCC had no right to censor radio airwaves....   [tags: Papers]

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The Passage of Time and Life in The Swimmer, by John Cheever

- Having written a multitude of short stories and novels, author, John Cheever, has showcased his incredible writing abilities multiple times throughout his career. Even as a child, Cheever outwardly expressed his desire to write. As proven by his longstanding career, Cheever’s thirst for writing remained with him throughout his entire life. In perhaps his most famous piece of work, “The Swimmer,” Cheever’s impeccable writing ability is showcased brilliantly. Although originally set out to be a novel, “The Swimmer” has grown to become a widely recognized and analyzed short story, one which both readers and literary critics alike admire....   [tags: The Swimmer Essays]

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Kansas V. Cheever Supreme Court Case

- Most Americans would claim a cop killer should be put to death which is what Scott D Cheever will face if he loses in the Supreme Court of the United States. Scott D Cheever and the state of Kansas argued before Supreme Court of the United States on October 16, 2013. The question posed before the court was when a criminal defendant affirmatively introduces expert testimony that he lacked the requisite mental state to commit capital murder of a law enforcement officer due to the alleged temporary and long-term effects of the defendant’s methamphetamine use, does the state violate the defendant’s Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination by rebutting the defendant’s mental state def...   [tags: cop killer, notorious cases]

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Diving into John Cheever’s Short Story, The Swimmer

- In John Cheever’s short story, “The Swimmer” he conveys the transformation of the character through the use of the literary element of setting. The story begins in an American, middle class, suburbs. After what seems to be a night of partying and drinking. Neddy Merrill, the main character initially appears very optimistic; he has a perfect family, high social status and very few problems in his life. In spite of his age, he feels young and energetic therefore decides to swim across town through the neighborhood pools....   [tags: Literary Analysis of The Swimmer]

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Symbolic Meaning in John Cheever’s, The Swimmer

- In John Cheever’s, “The Swimmer”, on a hot summer Sunday ,while sitting by the pool with his wife and neighbors, as they all complained about their hangovers, a man of higher status named Needy Merrill decides to get home by swimming through the pools in his county. When Needy first starts off his journey he feels young and enthusiastic; he is then greeted in a joyous manner by his neighborhood friends. Apparently, Needy is a well-known and respected man. As his journey progresses he starts seeing red and orange leaves; he then realizes that it was fall....   [tags: The Swimmer Essays]

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A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

- In this day and age, it is often hard for people to fully convey the depth of their message using strictly secular means of expression. In regard to literary analysis, one can derive that authors use an array of literary devices to make their stories more interesting. Personification, metaphors, similes, and hyperboles are all incorporated into both modern and ancient literature as bridge to increase the potency of the message that the author is attempting to deliver to his or her reader. In the short story, “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”, Gabriel Marquez creates a character who possess wings like an angel....   [tags: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, literature]

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A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

- Gabriel García Márquez’s short story “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” possesses literary significance due to its characters, tone, and theme. Aside from the title character, this story has other interesting personalities in its cast. Influenced by the way his grandmother told stories when he was a child, the tone of García Márquez’s story is special and plays a crucial part to the magical realism in the story. Tied into the magical realism, the theme of the tale also makes this a classic, asking whether or not the miraculous has a place in the mundane world....   [tags: Fiction, Literature, Short story]

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A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

- Criticism through Characters: “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” is a fascinating narration that can be appreciated as a captivating tale for children as well as an intriguing fiction for the adult reader. This children tale develops in a mixture of fantasy and realism scenario, which characterizes the style of the author of this story, Gabriel Garcia Marquez (Norton 428). The narrative is about the appearance of an old man, with the physiognomy of an angel that appears in the backyard of Pelayo and Elisenda, a poor couple, from a town near a coast....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Gabriel Garcia Marquez]

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A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

- Reader Response to “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” If you were able to imprison a decrepit, senile old man in your backyard generating a large sum of money just to keep him, would you do it. The classic short story “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Marquez explores just that, only this old man has wings. While exploring human nature and the reactions a person and people have to adversity and difference, Marquez shares some pointed criticisms of society in general. With several different underlying themes and symbols, I’ll be analyzing a few such as; greed, compassion, the magical realism genre and the subtle jabs at Catholicism Marquez makes throughout the story....   [tags: Literature, Fiction, Short story, Latin America]

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Losing Time in Life: The Swimmer by John Cheever

- Founding Father Benjamin Franklin, once declared “Lost time is never found again.” This quote ties to the meaning of how people frequently let time seep through their hands. John Cheever’s "The Swimmer" portrays this through the eyes of suburban man Neddy. Neddy is the average ‘Joe’ of most suburban households. Life in suburbia is repetitive in most scenarios, and humans can easily get lost in the monotonous adventure known aslife. Time leaks away from his figure, and he is not sure of he is the one changing too fast, or the world around him....   [tags: cyclic human experience, symbolism]

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A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

- God performs his divine acts in many ways. Jesus could perform miracles of healing and create food from nothing. These are the more conventional ways we see divine intervention at work. Almighty God, however, does not prefer these standard methods. Instead, he prefers to act in ways we humans can only begin to understand. This is very much true for the short story “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Within the story, a winged man falls from the sky with no meaning or purpose....   [tags: Religion, God]

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A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings

- The residents of the little town in the story “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings,” by Gabriel Marquez, did not understand that they very well could have been in the midst of one of gods’ heavenly creatures. The old man that Pelayo found groveling in the mud on the beach, had wings like an angel, he didn’t speak their language like an angel might not, and he was peaceful and innocent like angel might be. But since he didn’t fit the exact “standards” of grandeur that the people thought that angels should have, they disregarded him, and set him aside as being irrelevant and “…father Gonzaga was forever cured of his insomnia…” (403)....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Gabriel Marquez]

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A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

- The phrase “actions speak louder than words” has never been more true in the short story “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings”. This short story, by Gabriel Marquez, is one that points a magnifying glass toward human nature through strong characterization. Though Gabriel Marquez does not provide extremely detailed physical descriptions of his characters, other than the very old man, he does paint the characters through their actions and not their thought processes. In this story Gabriel Marquez uses the very old man as a catalyst for the development of Pelayo, Elisenda, their child, and Father Gonzaga’s characters mainly through their actions....   [tags: Short story, Fiction, Thought, Novel]

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The Swimmer By John Cheever

- John Cheever’s story “The Swimmer” depicts a protaganist, and the society that has nurtured him, as lacking in seriousness and responsibility. Neddy, the bewildered protagonist, represents a society satirized for centering its values on social status and materialism. During the course of Neddy’s journey, the illusions he has constructed about his life are stripped away, and in the process the truth behind his society is realized. In unveiling the tragedy of Neddy’s existence, Cheever reveals the unworthiness of an unexamined life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Enormous Global Problem of Environmental Degradation

- Environmental degradation is an enormous problem that is affecting every corner of the globe. World leaders have banned together to debate and decide on effective strategies for achieving a sustainable lifestyle. With varying interests and opinions from numerous countries and regions, discussions are extremely complex and progress is oftentimes slow. In the book, Equity and Sustainable Development: Reflections from the U.S.- Mexico Border, Jane Clough-Riquelme and Nora Bringas Rábago attempt to portray the implications that the 2002 World Summit may have on the issues of equity and sustainable development in the U.S.- Mexico border region....   [tags: sustainable development, climate, industrial]

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A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

- Mostly everyone knows the saying “ treat people the way you want to be treated”. But what happens when only one side does. Is it fair. Kindness is a very respected gift that most people take for granted. Not even thinking on how the action of kindness can help or benefit you. But if one would show you cruelty; would you still show them kindness. In the story “ A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” (Gabriel 1) the angel has given many blessings from kindness, but none was ever returned from the family....   [tags: Thought, Human, Angel, Buffy the Vampire Slayer]

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Use of Symbolism, Tone, and Irony in The Swimmer, by John Cheever

- Finding home boarded up; a sensation of coldness and unwelcoming takes over. Sudden misfortunes arise from what was once a perfect life, and the world appears upside-down. Attempts to remember what went wrong fail. Memories are unclear and time seems blurry. At one time, John Cheever found himself in this position, using alcohol to ignore his problems. John Cheever was born in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1912. In 1941, he moved to suburban Westchester and eventually became addicted to alcohol, which is a recurrent motif in many of his short stories....   [tags: alcohol addiction, time]

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The Destruction of the American Dream in John Cheever’s The Swimmer

- In John Cheever's story The Swimmer, Neddy Merrill is a successful man. His success is measured by the prestigious neighborhood he lives in with tennis, golf and swimming pools. Neddy has made it socially and financially. He is never without an invitation to social events, which always include drinking. He is at the top of his game. While attending the party at the Westerhazy's house with his wife, he has the desire to swim home. He sees the line of swimming pools that stretch eight miles to his home, he calls them the “Lucinda River” (297) ....   [tags: The Swimmer Essays]

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Surrealism vs. Realism in The Swimmer, by John Cheever

- John Cheever uniquely crafted the story “The Swimmer” by using a mix of surrealism and realism throughout the story. Most people when they read “The Swimmer” they have to reevaluate it to comprehend what is happening. The reason for that is because Cheever shifts between surrealism and realism so much that the reader does not even notice. The story starts out with Neddy being so strong and youthful, but as the story goes on he weakens and ages. When he was youthful Neddy decided to swim every pool in his neighborhood....   [tags: The Swimmer Essays]

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The Country Husband by John Cheever

- The Country Husband by John Cheever The Country Husband, by John Cheever, is a story about the life of Francis Weed as he dealt with his mid-life crisis. There is a supportive mid-life crisis theme throughout the entirety of the story. John Cheever goes through many stressful events that almost caused him to lose his family life. The story starts off on a plane in which John was riding home from Minneapolis. The plane crashed and John was left with a near death experience. This event kicked off the story of John's crisis with a big bang....   [tags: Papers]

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Obsession With the American Dream in John Cheever’s The Swimmer

- For countless years the American dream has been the golden opportunity for every person. An issue that John Cheever created in “The Swimmer,” is the obsession of the American dream. He portrays Neddy Merrill as a wealthy male with a family. Neddy is also a alcoholic and has a mistress he goes too. The story starts off with him being self center by choosing invitations that he wants to go to. He begins to swim through his neighbors pools to get to his house. As Neddy Merrill swims through the pools, it shows how his life is deteriorating into something worst....   [tags: The Swimmer Essays]

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Impact of the Radio in the 20th Century

- Images like this one are quintessential American, the view of a family or even an individual huddled around a radio listening to anything and everything. It could be a baseball game, a radio drama, a commercial or even the president of the United States for that matter. The fact is the radio has serious impact on the lives of American’s as well as other people’s lives all around the globe. The radio in its current version as with many other technologies like it, evolved into the profile it now holds....   [tags: Technology ]

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The Swimmer, by John Cheever: Time Waits For No Man

- In “The Swimmer” by John Cheever, Neddy’s view of reality is drastically different from his neighbors. Neddy thinks that the entire story takes place in the time of an afternoon, when in reality many months have passed. Even though Neddy is stuck in the past, his neighbors and the rest of society move on, and at first it causes slightly awkward sympathy, but later he finds himself completely alone, his family, friends and neighbors having left him behind. Neddy’s situation illustrates that the passage of time is inevitable, and even if one chooses to ignore time, it will move on without them....   [tags: Midlife Crisis, The Swimmer Essays]

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Bourgeois Suburban Life Exposed in The Swimmer, by John Cheever

- “The Swimmer”, written by John Cheever, is a story about the life of a middle-aged man living in a bourgeois American suburbia. I chose to write on “The Swimmer” based on its universal themes of the American Dream and life and hardship in suburbia. The story is very true to the lives of many Americans living the American Dream today. Keeping up with the Jones’ is part of this dream and can turn into the nightmare of Neddy’s life if denial, escapism, and alcoholism become too much a part of the American Dream as it did for the protagonist....   [tags: The Swimmer Essays]

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Denial and Alcoholism Exposed in The Swimmer, by John Cheever

- The Swimmer by John Cheever begins at Helen and Donald Westerhazy’s pool when Neddy Merrill makes the decision to journey eight miles home by swimming through a series of pools, he calls the “Lucinda River” (297) and walking when unable to swim. While he making his way back home, he stops at fourteen old friends’ houses and drinks before continuing on if possible. By the end of Neddy’s journey, he is exhausted and comes to the realization that he has lost not only his house but also his wife and daughters, and also his so-called friends and even a mistress....   [tags: The Swimmer Essays]

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Propaganda by Radio in the Third Reich

- ... With censored social media and closed borders, the government was able to get away with this with little suspicion from the people. It very much seems as if the Third Reich was portraying Machiavelli’s idea that “the end justifies the means.” The German government was very successful in manipulating the minds of the German people because of the accessibility the radio offered. In addition, German leaders’ ability to monopolize national and foreign radio broadcasting networks made radio the key to psychologically controlling all of Europe....   [tags: Nazi Germany, world history, jews, Adolf Hitler]

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Attracting and Keeping the Radio Audience

- Attracting and keeping the radio audience. Attracting and keeping an audience is an important aspect to any media platform, including radio shows, it guarantees the protection of the show for the long run, fuelled by the quantity of its listeners. 91% of the population tune into radio every week (Rajar, 2013) but radio shows rely on content, presenters and multiplatform services to keep audiences and draw them to their show. To engage and entertain is to attract an audience but in order to keep that audience, up to date content week on week and multiplatform activities when the show is off air are crucial to maintain the audiences interest....   [tags: Media Platform, Quantity of Listeners]

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Empire of the Air: Invention of the Radio

- Radio waves were first discovered in 1887, but radio itself was initially invented by Italian Guglielmo Marconi in 1895 (1). His biggest mentioned success was in 1901, when he managed to broadcast the letter “S” across the Atlantic Ocean (1). However, he focused primarily on point-to-point transmissions, not large scale broadcasts from one point (F). As such, three American inventors - Lee De Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff - took credit for making radio as it is today a success (F)....   [tags: Guglielmo Marconi, history of technology]

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How the Radio Affected Americans

- ... The most important parts are the antenna, tuner, demodulator amplifier, and speakers. On old radios the antenna was detrimental to the radio’s operation. Today, the antenna is not necessary. AM radio does not have as good of quality as FM but it can travel farther distances. FM signals can be interfered by things such as mountains or other barrier Richmond 3 (madehow.com). Many radios were made for different situations such as to be in a home or to be built to resist damage during war time. There are many different types of radios that have various uses....   [tags: history of communications technology]

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A Career in Radio Broadcasting

- “The ball comes down the court; this is an intense game anything can happen. The score is tied and nobody is guarding the ball handler. He is wide open coming down the lane, he goes up, and he makes it. The blue team wins, the player of the game scored.” This is just a small example of life of a radio sports broadcaster. However, some people are not in to sports that are ok because this is just one branch of broadcasting, and there are many different jobs you can have such as: a disc jockey, announcer, programmer, producer and many more....   [tags: Career Essays]

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RADIO: Still Alive and Kicking

- With Television being the dominate medium, and Computers taking second position, where does that leave Radio. 95 years ago radio was the second language of mass media and it has been around since, making it a great survivor medium. Radio has changed the way we communicate. The first broadcast was in 1916 out of the garage of Frank Conrad who moved his station to Westinghouse factory where he relaunched the station as KDKA on November 2, 19201. Radio has since branched out with each branch growing a new form of media to create a world of new Radio sub-categories....   [tags: Media]

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Advertising by Television, Radio or Billboards

- Advertising by Television, Radio or Billboards We are constantly surrounded by advertising. From television commercials, radio ads, or by a billboard on the road. Television is the strongest medium of advertising, and the most expensive. Television day is broken down into morning, noonday, even and late night. Time is scheduled by eastern standard, pacific. Morning and noonday are generally filled with local shows, game shows and soaps. Evening and late night shows family movies, love movies, movies for kids and movies for adults....   [tags: Advertising]

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Denial and Alcoholism Exposed in The Swimmer, by John Cheever

- The Swimmer, a short story by John Cheever, tells the tale of Neddy Merrill and his decision to “swim” all the way home. It is an odd sort of an idea, and he fancies himself an adventurer exploring a new river. The river is really made of swimming pools that stretch across town, which collectively he believes will lead him home. Along his journey however, startling occurrences take place, leading to the conclusion that Neddy’s water-filled journey isn’t what it seems. The “swim” Neddy takes is really hinting at an alcohol problem that he is in denial about, and the affects it has had on his life....   [tags: The Swimmer Essays]

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The Swimmer, by John Cheever: Time Waits For No Man

- The Swimmer begins with a party at the Westerhazy’s house. All the guests there are of high social standing, judging by the fact that tennis courts, sail bags, and alcohol are mentioned repeatedly. The phrase, “I drank too much” comes up repeatedly and the guests mention this phrase repeatedly. One of these guest is Neddy Merrill. By the context of the story, the reader determines that Neddy is well off and enjoys being part of the culture that his status brings. This culture is one of drinking and one where time seems to stand still, regardless of where a person is, be it by the poolside or whilst traveling....   [tags: The Swimmer Essays]

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How to Present a Radio Show

- “Console Wars” is a ten-minuet, student made, factual, radio show about gaming. The original idea was to create a show that both entertaining for gaming fans but would still be accessible for people who do not consider themselves gaming fanatics and also factual, so that people would finish listening to the show feeling like they had learning something. The radio show we wanted to make was to be something that would go into a decent amount of detail about gaming without being too confusing to people who do not have an extensive knowledge of the gaming world....   [tags: consdole wars, gaming fans, society]

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Research Methods For A Radio Station

- RESEARCH METHODS In my time in Lakeland radio (8 working days – 55 hours) I focused on collecting qualitative data mainly from observing and interviewing vie email. Initially I wanted to conduct a survey with other students but after a few days in the radio station I realised I would like to do my research with a perspective focusing more on what happens in the studio and processes that keep a radio station going than focus on the audience they are trying to reach. I realise that collecting quantitative data with methods like surveys would benefit my research with another point of view, it also allows “for a broader study, involving a greater number of subjects, and enhancing the generalisat...   [tags: Scientific method, Qualitative research]

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Frequency, Resonance and Radio Waves

- The radio is a very important device in our daily living. Although most people do not know what it takes to keep radios working. In a radio there are many elements needed to keep a radio working frequency, resonance and radio waves are all elements needed to power a radio. Frequency means the number of incidence of a repeating event per unit of time. Frequency sends sound signals on a radio wave. FM also stands for frequency modulation. FM and AM are the main chiefs of sending music and words....   [tags: Technology]

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Mass Marketing At The Creation Of Radio

- Before the creation of radio, there was only a few ways that companies could advertise their services, attract new clients, and present their products and services to a specific targeted market segment. These include, handing out flyers, door to door marketing, and mailing catalogs to people. Mass marketing for companies has proven to be the least efficient with minimal return on investment due to the fact that these methods were both expensive and depending on the financial strength of the organization yet could only reach very few potential new clients....   [tags: Marketing, Advertising, Market segmentation]

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Combining the Techniques of Journalism and Radio

- Of the areas studied this term I chose to combine the techniques of Journalism and Radio. Both have the capability of reaching a wide ranging audience using entertaining yet informative methods. For the purposes of this paper I will examine the differences and convergences between these two media when reporting the current affairs event in the sports world: Crystal Palace Football Club being placed in Administration in January 2010. The club, a founding member of the premier league, was placed into administration by their major creditors Agilo after amassing debts of almost 30 million pounds....   [tags: Journalism ]

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Reunion by John Cheever

- Reunion, by John Cheever, is a story told through the eyes of a young boy, Charlie, who is recalling a meeting with his father who he hasn’t seen for more than three years. It is set in New York where Charlie’s father lives. He meets up with his father during a stop over between trains. In the first paragraph we are introduced to Charlie and his father. Charlie is very much looking forward to meeting his father who he hasn’t seen since his parents divorced three years before. “He was a stranger to me”, shows that Charlie is anxious about his upcoming meeting with his father....   [tags: English Literature Essays]

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A Interview On The Radio Station

- Claudine Sooferan Ms. Bronder Per 3 Mohamed Hadid Interview C: Hello everyone, and welcome back to Architectural Digest: The Radio Station. Today we have a special guest. He ‘s 64 years old...about 5 foot 9...has a net worth of $200 million....yes that’s right!...Please welcome Mohamed Hadid. M: Hello everyone. It’s a pleasure to be here. C: Hi Mohamed. Were so happy to have you. First of all, I would like to congratulate you on your engagement to the beautiful Shiva Safai, you both make a wonderful couple....   [tags: Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Ritz-Carlton]

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Movie Analysis : Car Radio

- “Car Radio” performed by Twenty One Pilots, is the song I have chosen to break down and explain why it relates to me in my life. It was around one to two years ago late at night when I discovered the song. I was in my room using the app called “Spotify” that plays random music based off an artist or song of your choosing. I was hanging in my room playing video games and surfing the internet when the song came on. Every word I heard I could easily relate them to my life. The song was released on “Youtube” April 19, 2013, but it was released as a single on March 18, 2014....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Idea, Great Depression]

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Radio Shack's Termination of Employees

- Radio Shack As the economy continues to be unstable companies, large and small, are making decisions to reduce their workforce. This is a daunting task that has to be handled delicately. When companies begin the process of reduction, even if the staff is aware, the communication must be honest, open and appropriate. If a company is a large retailer there is more at stake than just the current financial situation. The employees can become customers and advocates for the business. They can also become the customers of the competitors and communicate to others the bad experience....   [tags: Corporate Communication]

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A Interview About A Radio Station

- I awoke the morning of September 11th in the usual manner, my T.V. was programmed to turn on at 7 a.m. and so it was no accident that the news was on, still something was different. There was no banter between Katie Couric and Matt Lauer and they were not talking about the usual trivialities, instead there was live coverage of big events unfolding in downtown Manhattan. Though I still felt groggy, I tried to focus in on the T.V., I saw smoke billowing from the World Trade Center Towers, I was sure that although I couldn¹t see the second tower it must be hidden behind the plumes of smoke....   [tags: Terrorism, September 11 attacks, Today]

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Itunes Radio And Iphone 6s

- iTunes Radio and iPhone 6S Deemed a “sustaining innovation” by Clayton Christensen himself, the birth of iTunes Radio in 2013 captured Apple’s existing consumer base, offering free, ad-supported streaming to listeners. A competitor and, essentially, a “copycat” version of Pandora and Spotify Radio, iTunes Radio did not alter the structure of the industry, but instead targeted current customers, improved upon its features, and was able to demand a premium price if necessary – and very recently, on January 28th, iTunes Radio switched completely over to this premium model....   [tags: Disruptive technology, Innovation, Movie theater]

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Television, Radio, And Online Journalism

- Without the media, most Americans would not know anything about politics or the government. Years ago, newspapers were the of the only sources to find out about the current news. Most people get their news from the many forms of the media. Television, radio, and online journalism are the popular forms of receiving news about current events and issues. First television can reach millions of people and it is reliable for people to get their news. It gets straight to the point about informing the viewers about current events and issues....   [tags: Newspaper, Mass media]

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Itunes : The Itunes Radio

- ) ITunes Was created before the release of the iPod so interestingly enough the users of iTunes synched music on to MP3 players. A week after the release of Apple’s iTunes, 275,000 downloads was reported by mac users. 10 months after the release of itunes, Apple released the IPod. Users of the iPod could now download music from iTunes and sync it directly to their iPod. Also for the first time in history users could put music on their itunes from CDs of MP3 files. Apple’s innovation of iTunes attracted/attracts many customers....   [tags: IPhone, Apple Inc., ITunes Store, ITunes]

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Censorship in Radio and T.V.

- As of today it's often said that from the blurry images on tv to the blanked out words on the radio, that censorship is usually been seen everywhere. It can be described as the act or practice of putting down material allow obnoxious on moral, political, military, and other grounds. Censorship has been around forever and has been done by different groups, such as there has been government, sometimes you see religious groups, corporations, and mass media. Censorship is also seen in every country and each of them may have its own guidelines in regards to censorship....   [tags: moral, political and military censorship]

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The Prometheus Radio Project Website

- The Prometheus Radio Project website (http://hzi.mytravel.com/m2l) defined recreational drug use as the use of psychoactive drugs to change one 's mental state such that it modifies emotions, perceptions, and feelings for recreational purposes. It is believed that people use recreational drugs to induce feelings of relaxation, calmness and a to also create a state of alertness and increase energy boost. Recreational drugs ranges from alcohol, marijuana, tobacco, and caffeine taken for their effects on altering bodily consciousness but have not been ‘prescribed for medical reasons’ (Wolf, 2007)....   [tags: Recreational drug use, Drug, Psychoactive drug]

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Radio in the 1930's

- Has anyone ever wondered how radio communications changed society during the 1930’s. According to the research done by the Education Foundation, many people believe that the most important development in the radio at that time was entertainment; this is entirely false. In fact, radio communications not only made an impact in the way people received their news, but also brought together a nation that got out of a brutal depression. Together, the nations as one made radio communications the commanding form of media in the 1930’s....   [tags: Media ]

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Radio Broadcast in America

- Radio initiated in the latter portion of the 1900’s, a race war and world war shattered America was becoming gradually different than any time in her history. Thanks to the radio and its widespread adoption across the country as the collective form of mass media and entertainment. “The world of fantasy created by commercial radio programming was the most popular medium of entertainment in the United States from the 1920s until the 1950s. Tens of millions of citizens tuned in thousands of stations to hear news, sports, drama, comedy, and the various other formats by which broadcasters had adapted radio to aural entertainment.1 Radio broadcast served as an unintentional tool in constructing...   [tags: race war, world war, widespread adoption]

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James Robert "Radio" Kennedy

- There are many miraculous people on this planet. Some of these people have had miraculous experiences, others have accomplished miraculous success, and some people remind us of how miraculous our lives really are. Every now and then someone comes along who shows us that miracles really are possible. That was what a mentally handicapped African American boy from Anderson, South Carolina was put on this Earth to do. The word “miraculous” pretty much describes James Robert “Radio” Kennedy’s whole life....   [tags: Dissability, Miracle, Love]

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AM vs FM Radio

- In modern society, radio is the most widely used medium of broadcasting and electronic communication. Radio can be broadcasted with both microwaves and longer radio waves. These are transmitted in two ways: amplitude modulation (AM) and frequency modulation (FM). Amplitude radio is created by combining a sound wave from a microphone, tape, record, or CD with a "carrier" radio wave. This results in a wave that transmits voice or programming as its amplitude (intensity) increases and decreases. Frequency modulation conveys information, voice, and music on a radio wave is to slightly change, or modulate, the frequency....   [tags: broadcasting, microwaves]

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Radio Communication in TinyOS

- Mote to mote communication is the radio communication in Tiny os. This introduces us the interfaces and components in Tiny os which supports the radio communication. And also we learn the basics how to use the message_ t that is a message buffer which is used to send the message buffer to the radio and receives the message buffer from the radio. Tiny os provides us with the interfaces and the components. Interfaces are used to consider the existing communication services and the components are used to implement the interfaces....   [tags: Mote to Mote Communication]

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What's Radio Frequency Identification

- Topic: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) . Radio Frequency Identification (RFID, is a automatic identification technology that uses electromagnetic or electrostatic coupling in the radio frequency to identify an object, animal or person. RFID consists of three components: a scanning antenna, a transceiver with decoder and a transponder. The antenna contained in the RFID tag transmits a signal that activates a transponder through radio frequency waves. The RFID tag or transponder transmits the data back to the antenna providing information such as product identification, location status or pricing....   [tags: technology, 500 KHz, electromagnetics]

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Radio Frequency Identification Technology

- The simplest of task have been made simpler, yet not only is this the future but it’s the now. Radio Frequency identification technology is technology that was created from Identification friend or foe or other wise known as (IFF). This later brought to life RFID, (Radio-Frequency Identification). The purpose of RFID varies has multiple purpose and multiple looks, but the results are all the same. There are multiple looks and shapes to these tags, some come in stickers, plastic, and even chips that would be implanted....   [tags: charles walton, modern trackers]

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Radio Frecuency Identification Analysis

- Most people struggle, at one point in time or another, with keeping track of items that could be misplaced or stolen. To combat this common mishap, Radio Frequency Identification also known as RFID can help. This technology can be used anywhere, from clothing tags to pet collars. Radio Frequency Identification is able to transfer data and automatically track tagged objects. Each tag contains a unique number, where the processing device then reads the tag, enabling technicians to identify the tag and return missing items to the rightful and legal owners....   [tags: rfid chip, tracking system, gps, track device]

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Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

- RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. RFID is the use of a wireless non-contact system that uses radio-frequency electromagnetic fields to transfer data from a tag attached to an object (Wikipedia.com, 2012). RFID is a type of identification system devices that stored data, identification or location of the products. The RFID tag can be put onto an object and used to track and manage inventory, assets, people, etc. For example, it can be put into cars, computer equipment, books, mobile phones, etc....   [tags: Information Technology]

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The Future of Radio

- The Future of Radio      During the increase in popularity of radio, Arthur Edwin Kennelly said (1926) "through radio I look forward to a United States of the World. Radio is standardizing the peoples of the Earth, English will become the universal language because it is predominantly the language of the ether. The most important aspect of radio is its sociological influence." Kennelly was foreseeing the potential power and impact that radio would soon come to have. By the late twenties, we would see radio become quite the sensation in the household, and this sensation would continue to prosper even through the Great Depression with aid of soap operas and popular programs such as the Lone R...   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cognitive Radio

- A problem facing cognitive radio is the need for accurate estimations of performance metrics. Performance estimation algorithms are limited when facing new situations. For example, heuristics, such as genetic algorithms (GA), require specific knowledge about the interference conditions in order to adapt fitness functions. This paper presents an experimental design approach that analyzes performance results of a small set of configurations to create an empirical model. The method overcomes the need for specific knowledge of the channel or noise environment and is capable of addressing new situations.\par This problem is difficult given the limitations inherent in any theoretical system model...   [tags: Technology ]

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A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings By Gabriel Marquez

- There are many miracles that happens around us throughout our life, Similar to that “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Marquez is a short story of magical realism or fairy tale and a form of the natural vs. supernatural that occurred with Pelayo and Elisenda. The story is about an old man with wings who is stuck in mud during storm in Pelayo and Elisenda’s courtyard who could be an angel. Marquez presents the story in a way that uses the old man with enormous wings to convey the reader about human’s undistinguished religion to gain their own....   [tags: Short story, Human]

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Teaching is an Enormous Responsibility

- Teaching is an Enormous Responsibility A teacher’s philosophy defines who he/she is and how his/her classroom will be managed. A teacher has to be in control of every situation plus at the same time treat his/her students with kindness, understanding, and as an equal individual in society. The students should be able to depend on their teachers for guidance, intellectual stimulation, and to be to be treated as an individual. The philosophy employed by a teacher will create who they are in their teaching methods and how well student will be able to learn and apply the subject area to their lives....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays]

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Magic Realism in "A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings"

- A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings by Gabriel Garcia Marquez is a complex story about the author’s experience of poverty and hardship during the civil war in Colombia. Throughout Marquez’s late teen years, Colombia was plagued by social and economic problems. In 1946, Colombia’s problems grew into a violent rebellion that lasted for ten long years. “The violent war was named La Violencia or The Violence; it became the most bloodshed period in Colombia” (Bailey 4). Marquez’s choice of magic realism made it possible for him to place hidden messages in the story by creating a deeper connection to his readers....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Comparing A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings

- Comparison-Contrast: A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings In his short story Gabriel García Márquez wrote “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” which is a story about how an angel suddenly appears in a sea town. Márquez’s story is also adapted in a play by the Little Angel Theater (LAT). In Márquez’s original work, the story is told by a narrator, while the LAT play is puppets and in the trailer there is no sound and only visual effects provided by the puppets. There are many similarities between Márquez’s original work and the LAT trailer; however, there are differences between the two stories that might change the meaning by the end of the story....   [tags: Short story, Boy, Fiction, 175]

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A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings By Gabriel Garcia

- In literature, ‘Magical Realism’ refers to the domain where different elements of reality and fantasy are incorporated in the real world objects to create such a piece of literature that symbolizes something strange to believe in order to convey various emotions and thoughts. It is majorly associated with Latin American literature and the authors like Gabriel Garcia. Gabriel Garcia Marquez’ “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” is a short story that reveals how the society and culture has been so rigid and isolated by social boundaries when it comes to the acceptance of the individual’s sexuality and gender behaviors....   [tags: Gender, Transgender, Gender role, Gender identity]

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The Enormous Influence of the Enlightenment on the World and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

- ... Voltaire critiqued Descartes “Descartes born to uncover the errors of antiquity, but to substitute his own” . Which show him disagreed Descartes’s innate ideas; he emphasized the perniciousness of metaphysical system, he firmly convinced the feeling was the senses received external stimulus. Voltaire was walking on the road of the deism because of Newton. “Thus attraction is the mainspring which keeps the whole of nature in motion”. Newton draw support with supernatural reasons which was god to act as agents of the universe....   [tags: phylosophy, political, religious]

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The Cultivation of Rice Has an Enormous Impact on the Natural Biome

- ... The main characteristic of a tropical rainforest are: • Average rainfall of 50 to 260 inches of per year • average maximum and minimum temperatures of 34oC and 20oC • Humidity between 77 to 88% • 70% of plants are trees • Most of the trees have straight trunks with thin smooth bark with branches that don’t branch out until around 100feet The main characteristics of a temperate deciduous forest are: • Distinctive seasons • Average temperature around 10oC but in winter temperatures may go below freezing • Average rainfall 30 to 60 inches per year • Deciduous trees • Have very fertile soil perfect for agriculture It’s the large amount of rain and constant temperature that makes these...   [tags: environmental issues, tropical rainforests]

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How Robotics Will Have An Enormous Negative Impact On The Economy

- I believe that robotics will have an enormous negative impact on the economy overall. As technology advances robots will become more common as they will have the ability to do more complex jobs at a cheaper price. From one perspective, it may be seen as something positive for the economy in that they will have to allocate less money and resources to a robot compared to a human. But, one component of the economy cannot be improved without another component being effected. When saying that; I am referring to those human who will be left jobless once the robots are brought into their workplace as it occurred at a company called Foxconn (Magee, 2011)....   [tags: Employment, Job interview]

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International Free Trade Benefits The World With Enormous Advantages

- Introduction: International free trade benefits the world with enormous advantages such as leveling up the competitiveness within the country, pushing the innovation forward that leads produce better products, open new market as well as create more job opportunities with higher paying rate. Free trade, thereby boosts the exchange flow of low-priced goods and services across borders in result of increasing consumers’ standard of living. Beyond the extent of beneficial perspective of domestic households, free trade inevitably contributes to the poverty reduction, economic growth, and effectiveness of the government which we will discuss them in more details....   [tags: International trade, Free trade, Economics]

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