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Conformity and Convenience in Friedrich Durrenmatt’s The Visit

- Friedrich Durrenmatt’s epic tragicomedy The Visit is a haunting commentary on the nature of mankind and morality. Bringing to the surface many questions about the difference between justice and revenge, the play is constructed in a way that leaves the reader at once perplexed and conflicted. The difference between right and wrong is often overlooked and even contorted in order to conform with convenience as the citizens of the town become more desperate. The Visit is both a philosophical masterpiece and a harrowing tale of conditional morality....   [tags: Friedrich Durrenmatt]

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Friedrich Durrenmatt's The Visit

- Throughout the centuries doubles in literature create or intensify certain themes. In The Visit, doubles signify change and bring out the truth through dialogue, imagery, symbols, and characters. Characters function as doubles through dialogue, while symbols work to represent the characters. Settings enhance a character’s duality or employ them as doppelgangers. Doubles also show the irony within a work and how it makes a theme more important. Dialogue is the most prominent form of doubling in the Visit....   [tags: doubles in literature]

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Friedrich Durrenmatt’s Use of Allusions to Enhance the Plays Plot

- In The Visit by Friedrich Durrenmatt, the use of allusions is very prevalent helping to compare the extent to what Durrenmatt is describing to its allusions. Durrenmatt’s implementation of allusions is used to offer a deeper understanding of the characterization, to compare the current town of Guellen to what it once was in order to explain why the town needs Claire’s money, and to show the irony of biblical ideas in order to show how Claire’s doings are as far from morally right as could be. Friedrich Durrenmatt's use of allusions in order to enhance and describe the characters include the famous Romeo and Juliet, Lais, and Lord Alfred Tennyson....   [tags: the visit, friedrich durrenmatt, allusions]

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The Visit by Friedirch Durrenmatt

- Allusions, by definition, are literary devices with casual references to other people, places, or events in history and literature; however, Swiss author Friedrich Durrenmatt relies upon the classical device not only to interconnect stories but also to support his life views in the plot of the play The Visit. The play follows the townspeople of Güllen, a dilapidated German village, and their succumbance to temptation as billionairess Claire Zachanassian returns and offers one billion dollars for salvation....   [tags: money, morality, corruption]

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The Visit By Fredrich Durrenmatt

- ... This character is the only one that seems to look into the underlying messages and hints that Mrs.Zachanssian leaves behind during her visit. The teacher personifies the feelings of the townspeople that they seem to suppress so that they can deal with the decision Mrs.Zachanassian wants the people to soon make. “I am greatly stirred. For the first time in Gullen I feel the greatness of antiquity” (20-21). Like the quote just stated the teacher is the one who address the ethical decision of the people and the dilemma they have to deal with of either accepting the proposition bestowed upon them by Mrs.Zachanassian or standing ground with their morality and making the right decision....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Police, Play]

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Analysis Of ' The Visit ' By Friedrich Durrenmatt

- A book or a theatrical play can become the means through which writers can express their thoughts and convey their messages to society. In ancient times, Greek tragedies were a clever way for writers to judge the political world of the time, and make society reflect back on its own behavior and way of acting. Throughout the years, the form of a theatrical play underwent many changes that allowed the writers to express themselves more freely, without being limited to the strict rules of form and structure of a Greek tragedy....   [tags: Tragedy, Euripides, Tragic hero, Sophocles]

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Comparing Ethics of Responsibility in The Visit and The Oresteia

- The Visit and The Oresteia: Ethics of Responsibility       When Friedrich Durrenmatt wrote the play The Visit, he was doing so in response to what he saw as appalling neutrality on the part of the Swiss during World War II, neutrality that we now know was something more insidious.  This powerful play expresses what happens in a community where responsibility is abdicated and scapegoating is employed, what happens when mercy falls to vengeance in the name of justice.  It is a play designed to shock society into recognizing its own flaws and choosing a different course of action, a different way to be.  Today I would like to briefly describe how this play and its connections help...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Brecht's infulence on Dürrenmatt: The effect of Epic Theatre in The Visit

- In The Visit by Friedrich Dürrenmatt you feel unattached and are constantly reminded that you are in fact watching a play, nothing else. Dürrenmatt constructs this play using Bertolt Brecht’s epic theatre, a twentieth-century theatrical movement that was a reaction against popular forms of theatre, Dürrenmatt uses epic theatre in his work, The Visit, because he wants his audience to analysis what is being said and done instead of what they see and hear. An intellectual audience member will make connections when watching an epic play....   [tags: The Visit, Play Analysis]

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Point of View in Eudora Welty’s A Visit of Charity

- Point of View in Eudora Welty’s A Visit of Charity      Every now and then point of view is worth writing about, because only every now and then is point of view actually seriously considered. In Eudora Welty’s “A Visit of Charity,” the third-person limited point of view of the little girl, Marian—her self-consciousness, descriptions, and fear—exactly portray what a little girl might experience in a nursing home.      To Marian, this is probably the first time in a nursing home. She is there simply because she wants to gain points; when asked who she would like to visit, Marian simply states, “any of them will do.” She brought flowers simply because they added a point, and hid her apple ou...   [tags: Visit Charity]

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Anton Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard and A Visit to Friends

- Anton Chekhov is the author of both The Cherry Orchard and “A Visit to Friends.” Both works have similar characteristics and are typical of Chekhov’s writing style. Three of these characteristics are the setting of the story, family, and nature. The settings of both “A Visit to Friends” and The Cherry Orchard are in rural areas of Russia. Specifically, the setting for “A Visit to Friends” is in the tiny village of Kuzminky. Tatyana and Varya do not want to leave, but Sergei Sergeyich does not mind....   [tags: The Cherry Orchard, A Visit to Friends]

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Little Charity in Eudora Welty's A Visit of Charity

- Little Charity in Eudora Welty's A Visit of Charity        In the short story of "A Visit of Charity" by Eudora Welty, a fourteen-year-old girl visits two women in a home for the elderly to bring them a plant and to earn points for Campfire Girls.  Welty implies through this story, however, that neither the society that supports the home nor the girl, Marian, knows the meaning of the word "charity."  The dictionary defines "charity" as "the love of man for his fellow men: an act of good will or affection."  But instead of love, good will, and affection, self-interest, callousness, and dehumanization prevail in this story.  Welty's depiction of the setting and her portrayal of Marian dram...   [tags: Visit of Charity Essays]

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Come visit the Brule River and Cherish the Memories!

- Famous for so many attributes, from the famous people that have passed through its majestic landscape, to the breadth of ground that it covers, the Brule River is truly one of nature’s greatest gifts. The Brule River, part of the Brule River State Forest is a combination of 44-miles of majestic and serene eco-systems. The state forest is located in Douglas County, Wisconsin and comprises almost 47,000 acres of unaffected and pristine wilderness. The Brule River comes with a rich and varied history....   [tags: Tourism, Visit, Canoeing, Hunting]

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A Visit to Rural Areas in the UK

- Tourism in Rural Areas Task Two P3- Describe the motivation for three different types of visitor, to each visit two specific rural areas. M1- Explain the different types of activities that motivate three different types of visitor to one rural area within the UK. Part One- Visitor motivation Families- Families are motivated to visit rural areas for the following reasons: -Relaxation -Adventure -Novelty Relaxation- Some families will find the thought of having the chance to relax appealing, after a long school and working term; talking the kids with them but the parents still get to relax as there is plenty for the children to do....   [tags: Tourism, England]

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Places to Visit in Memphis, Tennessee

- Places to Visit in Memphis Memphis is considered the home of blues music, but the city’s claim to fame also includes the mansion Elvis Presley lived in. Although the city has many wonderful attractions, these are the most memorable places to visit in Memphis. Memphis is the largest city in Tennessee with a population totaling more than 670,000. Besides being the house of blues, the city is also famous because of Elvis Presley’s mansion, Greenland. For its size, Memphis is jammed with must-do and must-see choices, so if you want to experience its full flavor, consider staying for a few days....   [tags: blues music, elvis presley, graceland]

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A Conjugal Visit With The Inmate

- ... Seeing this has not deterred inmates from claiming eighth amendment violations due to denial of conjugal visit requests. Anderson v. Vasquez was a case in which death row inmates claimed a violation of their eighth amendment rights for denial of conjugal visits, also adding that they have been denied the right to preserve sperm for artificial insemination for their spouses. While adding this extra condition may appear to present a new issue; the courts held that because the original complaint did not list the denial of artificial insemination it would not be considered as a pretext to hear the case....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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The Visit and A Doll’s House

- One of mankind’s most primordial instincts is to attain power and authority. In the past, power was achieved through fear, but as humans progressed they created money, a symbol of power. Henrick Ibsen, the author of A Doll’s House, was born in 1828 to a rich family, but soon lost their social status as his family went bankrupt. Ibsen soon learned that money played a huge role in society, especially in Norway. On the other hand Dürrenmatt, author of The Visit, held a pessimistic vision of the post-war Europe and the general corruptibility of justice....   [tags: Motif, Novel Analysis]

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Field Visit on Environment to Nepal

- My face, which had been sweltering under the scorching sun, suddenly felt a bash of chilly wind that tumbled down the lush green hill. The hill, patched with few settlements, was so serene that it almost felt lifeless. Cherishing these exulting refreshments from mother nature and cursing the excruciating heat, I dragged my exhausted legs up the step inclination. Finally, I reached a small community. There, the lifestyle was primitive, but the hospitality was heartwarming and the cleanliness was meticulous....   [tags: observation, topics, society, production]

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Reasons Why To Visit Rome

- Rome—or Roma in Italian—is the capital of Italy. It is also the largest city in the country. Rome is without doubt one the most beautiful cities in the world; every year millions of tourists come from around the world to admire the treasures and masterpieces of Roman history, art and architecture. Rome has an immensely rich historical heritage, making it one of Europe's world’s most visited, famous, influential and beautiful capitals. You will get to explore superb sightseeing, perfect palaces, grand romantic ruins and many more beautiful historic places that Rome provides....   [tags: rome, roman history, vatican city]

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Visit to a Small Planet

- The theater is a remarkable place where people leave their everyday lives and take a break. They take an opportunity to go and see the works of art that are referred to as plays. Visit to a Small Planet was written by the playwright Gore Vidal in 1956. One must review a theater piece thoroughly before fully understanding what message the author tried to get across. Gore Vidal’s life must be explored to understand why he wrote his plays. Criticisms play a very significant in part in considering these masterpieces....   [tags: Gore Vidal, criticism, US military]

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Reasons to Visit Lisbon, Portugal

- Introduction Lisbon, Portugal is an amazing vacation spot. Whether it’s the sandy white beaches, or the bright blue skies, Lisbon is one of the best vacation spots in Portugal. Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal, has a rich Portuguese culture and history, so there is almost always somewhere to visit or something to eat to fill your senses and the food will top your experience and making Lisbon truly great. If you are bored, museums, clubs, historic sites and many more are at your fingertips to enjoy and visit....   [tags: places to go, things to do]

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My Second Visit to Disneyland

- “Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy,” I read as I passed through the gates of what seemed to me, at the time, a place full of deception, corruption and lost dreams. Little did I know, the place would become a staple in my life when I needed to restore my sense of feeling perfectly content. When I visited Disneyland in 2011, ten years after my first visit, all my prejudices of a brainwashing corporation faded away. Instead, I realized this very place was full of enough dreams and magic to lift a brooding teen from a temper tantrum into a state of contentment....   [tags: magic, mood, innocence]

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A Home Visit Document Rationale

- ... This document gives me basic yet still just as important information regarding the parent. This information is extremely valuable to a teacher because it is how you are going to have access to communication with parents. • The first set of questions asks the parents or guardians to list their contact information. I find the most important questions in this bunch asks who the best person to contact during the day and also the best way to contact that person. This is important so I know exactly who to call if anything happens to the child good or bad....   [tags: Question, Interrogative word, Sentence, Questions]

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My Visit to the DIA

- I chose the DIA to visit and right about, it was the hottest day of the year, July 21st if there is one complaint I have is that their isn’t enough close parking for the DIA. Driving around John R I thought perhaps I could park at the Detroit Science Center, but it was patrolled by hot scary look security guards. Next option was to drive down to the VA and walk down, with that heat the idea was nixed. I eventually found a spot off Woodward to park, and thus my adventure began. As we entered in I was awe struck by the fountains they looked so cool and refreshing....   [tags: Reflection ]

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A Visit to the ER

- A Visit to the ER I did not want to be there, but visiting the emergency room was part of the local Youth Science Program. When I had first thought of becoming a doctor I was awed by the science involved. I frequently pictured myself as a "know it all" who saw patients and wrote prescriptions in an office. The thought of working in a hospital with extremely ill patients did not appeal to me. The emergency room presented the possibility of changing my mind about my career goals. I did not want to leave thinking that I no longer knew what I wanted to do....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Autobiographical Essay]

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A visit of charity

- A Visit of Charity In the short story of "A Visit of Charity" by Eudora Welty, a fourteen-year-old girl visits two women in a home for the elderly to bring them a plant and to earn points for Campfire Girls. Welty implies through this story that neither the society that supports the home nor the girl, Marian, knows the meaning of the word "charity." Webster’s New World College Dictionary defines "charity" as "the love of man for his fellow men: an act of good will or affection." But instead of love, good will, and affection, self-interest, insensitivity, and dehumanization prevail in this story....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Visit to Italy

- A Visit to Italy The capital city of Italy is a very extraordinary place to visit. The population of Rome is well over two-million. The people there are very friendly and are extremely proud of their country. Rome is a beautiful bustling city that has a moderate cli mate. The temperature usually stays around eighty degrees. The main way of transportation is by bus. The side walk cafes are very popular in Rome. The cafes were always populated with happy Italians and a few curious tourists....   [tags: Descriptive Essay Examples, Rome, Italy]

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FINO Visit

- FINO VISIT Business Correspondence (BC) model or the third party agent banking was launched in 2006 in India, with the intent of in¬creasing the ambit of the formal banking sector. Since its inception in 2006, various banks have promoted the BC model in all corners of the country. In the rural areas around Bangalore, SBI has entered into partnership with FINO for the extension of banking services through the BC model. FINO is delivering the BC services through “FINO Fintech Foundation” which is a section 25 company....   [tags: Business Finance ]

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Visit Binondo

- It is easy to dismiss Binondo’s filthy and crowded sidewalks once one has breathed Alabang’s crisp, unpolluted air or Bonifacio High Street’s lush greenness. After all, when one is on vacation, one expects nothing less than paradise to greet him. To the naked eye, Binondo will seem a horrifying disappointment, but some still choose to visit the area to take in its rich history. Horse-drawn calesas that continue to trot along Binondo’s streets today are one of the district’s main attractions. Calesa rides may not be as glamorous as they used to be, but one look at a carriage can bring back some type of collective memory or images of the Spanish Colonial Era that most of us have experienced on...   [tags: Pasig River, Filipino, Spanish Colonial Era]

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The Importance Of Attending A Home Visit With Monika

- ... Content of the session Monika and I were greeted by the mother and we were motioned to sit down. Monika then began asking the mother about her and her children to see if they need additional resources, they discussed the mother’s work schedule and asked how accommodating is her job since she had her baby not too long ago and has chosen to breastfeed. The mother disclosed no problems or concerns about her children or job. Another topic that was discussed was receiving the baby’s health information and making sure that she had no concerns with his health....   [tags: Family, Son, Daughter, Head Start Program]

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Criminal Courtroom Visit

- Criminal courtroom visit The courtroom is a place where cases are heard and deliberated as evidence is produced to prove whether the accused person is innocent or guilty. Different courtroom varies depending on the hierarchy and the type of cases, they deliberate upon in the courtroom. In the United States, the courts are closely interlinked through a hierarchical system at either the state or the federal level. Therefore, the court must have jurisdiction before it takes upon a case, deliberate, and come up with a judgment on it....   [tags: jury, evidence, lawyers]

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Jewish Synagogue Visit

- Saturday, November 30, 2013 marked the fourth night of Chanukah. It was also the day that my friend Brandon and I visited the Center for Jewish Life in Marlboro, N.J. According to the information I gathered from different online news articles, it is a fairly new reform Synagogue that opened its doors in another smaller location in 2004. The current site of the temple was the former Monmouth Worship Center. Rabbi Yossi Kanelsky, with the help of the members of the congregation, relocated to this 18,000 square foot building in 2011....   [tags: temple, shabbat, door, congregation]

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The Historical Visit of President Nixon to China

- As I understand the historical connection between China and United States, they were and in some sense still are both rivals, which began with Mao Zedong driving American-supported Chang out of China soon after the unconditional surrender of the defeat of aggressive Imperial Japan in 1945. Mao took over China and forced Chang to beat a hasty retreat to Taiwan Island. Then in l950, the world witnessed the fierce armed confrontation between Mao led China versus the United Nations' forces with the full backing of United States during the three year Korean War which eventually became a stalemate to this day....   [tags: American Presidents, diplomatic]

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Factors Affecting Fice Visit With An Adolescent

- ... HEEADSSS is a semi-structured interview technique assessment that takes 30-45 minutes used within a home or educational setting based on home, school, eating, activities, peer interaction, drugs or alcohol, suicidality or depression, sexuality, and sleep (Sturrock & Steinbeck, 2013). According to the World Health Organization (2014), the most prevalent health concerns to discuss with the adolescent patients are early pregnancy, child birth, alcohol and drugs, HIV (unprotected sex), exercise, nutrition, malnutrition, obesity, injuries related to car accidents, drinking & driving, violence, tobacco use, and mental health....   [tags: Adolescence, Peer group, Health care]

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Rhetorical Analysis of a Visit to the Town Park

- ... The fountain gets polluted when a lot of leaves settle in the bed of water over a longer epoch of time and gives a glimpse of a dead land. People passing by the fountain are throwing tissue papers and disposables in the fountain as if this is the trash can. The water bed is now covered with the rotten garbage. This is such a tragic view and it spreads darkness and gloom over the heart of observers. Rhetorical Analysis I chose Town Park for my descriptions in this paper. I enjoyed writing about the park, because I visit here quite often but it was a fun learning experience observing things so closely....   [tags: environment, details, fountain]

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Success in My First Visit to India

- My first visit to India over the summer was a rewarding experience. Most people don’t have the chance to visit a foreign country and see their culture, but I got that chance. I had the opportunity to visit all my relatives for the first time and learning more about my culture and heritage. The atmosphere was nothing compared to the United States and the tradition was very festive. The people, the food, the culture and traditions are what I miss the most. All of those things are what made my two weeks a great experience....   [tags: India, travel, ]

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My Visit At The Loudoun Acupuncture Clinic

- ... He stated that Daoists are very interested in nature and being fully absorbed in it at most times. From the Daoist perspective, it is ideal to retreat into nature and to spend all your days observing nature being completely absorbed by it. Acupuncture is one of the practical applications that came out of Daoism. He went on to tell me that acupuncture is utilized as a tool to create harmony between the human body and nature. He also stated that beams of energy can be blocked from flowing in and out of the body due to tension or other medical conditions....   [tags: Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese medicine]

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Becca's Visit with Her Mom in the Hospital

- Nolan stood at the threshold as Becca stopped beside her mom's bed. "Mom?" Becca whispered. "Rebecca?" Aimee's voice came out in a scratchy murmur, her eyes shifted to Becca. "Mom, I'm so glad that you're awake." Becca cried, she maneuvered around her mother's I.V's wrapping her arms around her. Becca pulled back from her mother, she pulled out the chair under the desk and took a seat then placed her hands over her mom's. "Mom, how are you feeling?" "I'm feeling better, now that you're here." She smiled weakly....   [tags: personal narrative]

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My First Visit at the Hindu Temple

- I decided to visit a Hindu temple because the Hindu religion was the religion that I knew the least about and was interested in. This assignment gave me an opportunity to learn more about this religion and what their worship services and rituals were like. The temple that I went to was called BAPS Shri Swaminaryan Mandir and it was located in Lilburn. As soon as I walked in, I was amazed by the beautiful architectural design of this Temple. It seemed like it took a lot of hard work and dedication to make the place what it is now....   [tags: religion]

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The Importance Of Nurse Home Visit Programs

- ... They are located in both rural and urban communities to assist in the needs of the community. These centers are more aimed at empowering the individual to better control their own health care needs through the screenings and education they provide. Public Health Departments This arena is the most commonly known where nurses provide services to the person and the family that are usually classified as high risk (Kaakinen, Coehlo, Steele, Tabaccco, & Hanson 2015). These departments are utilize by state and county governments to assist these groups of individuals....   [tags: Nursing, Health care, Health, Family]

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10 Good Reasons to Visit Ireland

- 1. The clean freeh air of Ireland. Ireland doesn’t have the warmest climate of Europe – with temperatures in the summer months rarely averaging above 22°C. Getting off the beaten track in Ireland, to the rural areas of the country is the best way to enjoy the fresh air and enjoy beautiful scenec drives and walking routes. West Cork and Kerry, the Connemara region of Galway and North West Clare (around Doolin and the Cliffs of Moher) are some of the best places you can go to enjoy the open air. 2....   [tags: ireland, irish food, irish music]

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Impressive Visit to Nebraska Humane Society

- ... The stray cattery can house up to 140 cats. Both the dogs awaiting adoption and the stray dogs are kept in individual 14 foot kennel runs, double kennels are provided for situations such as litters. The facility also provides nine private rooms for individuals and the animals to interact and become familiar with each other, before the adoption process (Nebraska Humane Society, 2014). In 2012, the total intake of cats and dogs at the NHS was 17,764 animals; of this 9,537 were successfully adopted out to loving families, 5,222 were euthanized mainly due to untreatable health problems, and over 3000 were lost pets who were successfully returned to their owner/guardians....   [tags: animals, adoption, obedience]

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A Visit to the Bristol Caverns in Tennessee

- A Visit to the Bristol Caverns in Tennessee The Bristol Caverns are over 200,000,000 years old and were used as a secret way of travel for the Cherokee Indians (http://www.tenntrips.com). Being located in Bristol, Tennessee, the caverns are a part of the Appalachian Mountain Region. The Bristol Caverns are underground and considered a historical monument. During your visit to the caverns you can learn about history, while getting your exercise, at an affordable price. The Bristol Caverns are open all year around, except for on holidays, and the time that you are able to visit is subject to change during different seasons....   [tags: Tourism]

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A Visit to the Hostess City of the South

- A Visit to the Hostess City of the South In 1994 John Berendt whispered a tale of murder and scandal in a quaint Southern town that took the nation by storm. Berendt’s novel, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil spent more time on the New York Times Bestseller List than any other piece of fiction or nonfiction. This tale of a murder and other oddities which Savannah tucks away in it’s proverbial “closet” takes place during the 1980‘s and 1990‘s. Upon reading this novel I became obsessed with the idea of visiting Savannah, and in 2002 I was able to make this obsession a reality....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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My First Visit to the Dentist

- My First Visit to the Dentist One of my earliest memories is going out with my mum to visit the dentist. It was half past two on a bright, cheery day in spring. Being only five years old, I was convinced by my mom to visit the dentist and check out my then milk teeth. Boy was I excited. I wasn’t so sure what a “dentist” was. I only knew that I was a truly ‘brave and courageous’ boy, according to my mum, to agree so readily to the trip. On the way to the dentist, my stomach grumbled suddenly....   [tags: Papers]

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A Visit to A Mosque In America

- A Visit to A Mosque In America Driving along the highway, all eyes are drawn as a magnet to the unique building with its golden dome and unusual architecture. The Islamic Center is located at the base of a residential street in a small neighborhood. The center houses an Islamic school, a community center, an international school and the Mosque, which is the place of worship for Muslims. There are many misconceptions regarding Islam and Muslims. In reality most Muslims are non-Arabs and most live outside the Middle East....   [tags: Descriptive Religion]

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What I Would Visit? France, And Not Just Paris

- If I could visit any country in the world I would visit France, and not just Paris. To this day, France is a very cultural country and still contains so much historical art and architecture. I took French in high school for two years in attempt to learn the language before I came to Clark. It is a pretty language, but is so hard to learn. My French teacher studied the language for six years herself, and said learned from living in Paris for one years than what she learned in high school. French class is the reason why I know what France has and looks like because we did a lot of projects to study the culture along with the language....   [tags: Paris, France, Louvre, Mona Lisa]

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My First Visit to Nigeria

- My First Visit to Nigeria In this essay I will reconstruct my first visit to Nigeria. The journey took place when I was seventeen in early 1993, during which time Nigeria was under the military rule of General Sanni Abacha. For the most part of my trip I stayed in Lagos, former capital state and still highly recognised as the commercial capital of Nigeria, although I did visit other parts of the country including Ondo State and Jos. Between this time and the time I left, in early 1994, I experienced and learnt a lot about the Nigerian culture....   [tags: Personal Narrative Traveling Essays]

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Visit to Constantinople and Some of the Greek Islands by John Auldjo

- In order to analyze a primary source in this case Journal of a Visit to Constantinople and Some of the Greek Islands in the Spring and Summer of 1833, by John Auldjo one must first research the authors and understand his point of view. With one simple internet search one would learn that John Auldjo was a British traveler, geologist, writer and artist. Simple by just reading that line one would find out that John Auldjo was not native member to the Ottoman Empire therefore he had a different perspective of Constantinople then someone who is native to the empire....   [tags: sultan, summer, spring, 1833]

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A Visit to Cades Cove

- A Visit to Cades Cove Having lived in the Blount County area all my life, I have taken many weekend trips with my family and friends to Cades Cove, a beautiful place situated in The Great Smokey Mountains. Here you can drive the eleven-mile trail (visiting the homes of people who once resided in Cades Cove), picnic in the park, and camp out for the weekend. Cades Cove contains a lot of history as well as beautiful sites. Located near the Townsend entrance to the Great Smokey Mountains National Park, the cove is a great place to come and relax for a weekend....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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A Visit to Durham Cathedral

- A Visit to Durham Cathedral A World Heritage Site must be "An example of a type of building or architectural ensemble." by the world heritage committee guidelines or the international council on monuments and sites states it must be "A building which is historically of the highest importance." Durham fulfilled the criteria and was awarded the title world heritage site in 1996. I believe Durham cathedral became a world heritage site because it shows the earliest example of rib vaults and proto flying buttresses outside of Italy....   [tags: Papers]

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Visit to Holly House Hospital

- Visit to Holly House Hospital We visited Holly House Hospital on 26th January 2005 to look at how physics is used in the medical profession, and how it is used in medical diagnosis. Whilst being shown around the separate radiology unit at the hospital, I noticed how Magnetic Resonance Imaging used different ways to look within patients, and helped specialists to try to diagnose and treat internal problems. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) MRI was discovered in July 1977. French scientists discovered that using powerful electromagnetic fields and radio waves could produce images....   [tags: Papers]

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Los Angeles California: My Favorite Place to Visit

- ... Even though the traffic is bad, it’s worth the hassle after getting to the fine restaurants. In my opinion, Los Angeles has the best restaurants on the west coast. The restaurants there have anything you want, at any time of the day, from breakfast at night to dinner in the morning and from soul food to seafood, all day long. My favorite restaurants are the Cheese Cake Factory, Norms Family Restaurant and Roscoe’s Chicken House; all with their own specialties. The Cheese Cake Factory, is famous for their cheese cake....   [tags: personal reflections]

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Top Three Places to Visit During The Summer

- ... The monasteries are the main attraction of Ladakh. What is the temperature during the summer months. The temperature usually varies from 0 degree Celsius to 20 degree Celsius during the day time. The nights are usually cold and the temperature dips down to 0 degree. 2. Kashmir ( The paradise on earth) Kashmir often referred to as paradise on earth surely stands up to its reputation. This place is the one hotspot for the newly wedded couples. An amazing nature walk and beautiful scenario will surely make you feel that love is oozing out of you....   [tags: Ladakh, kashmir ]

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Church Visit: The Community Church at Murphy's Landing

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The Global Climate Crisis Should Pay A Visit At The Arctic

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My Visit to the American Museum of Natural History

- The three Halls that I visited at the American Museum of Natural History were: Halls of the Pacific Peoples, Northwest Coast Indians and Asian peoples. All of these Halls were distinctly different from each other, although I enjoyed viewing all three, my favorite Hall was that of Asian Peoples. Of special interest was the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians, since I was able to witness and play in my head, a reel of the transformations it has gone through since the time of Franz Boas, as described in an article “A Magic Place”....   [tags: Culture, World History, Descriptive Essay]

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An Analysis of Charles Darwin’s Visit to the Galápagos

- Now, Darwin was not the first to land on this group of islands, but rather was the first to document an extensive analysis on everything from animals, plants, habitat, and climate. The majesty held by the landscape described by Darwin is unparalleled by no other known to human kind, even today.“Imps of Darkness” that emerge from the depths of the sea, giant tortoises whose size are incomparable to any European tortoise and specimen of finches indigenous to its own respective island are examples of Charles Darwin’s analysis upon his first encounter with the archipelago, Galápagos....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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Understanding Tourist Motivation, Attitude and Intention to Visit

- In tourism, motivation is considered a critical variable and a driving force behind tourist behavior (Crompton, 1979). Tourist motivation is considered as the core of a tourists’ continuous behavioral process. Although motivation explains a large portion of the variance in tourist behavior, motivation can only partially explain tourist behavior (Crompton, 1979). To understand tourist behavior, it is necessary to investigate the relationship between tourist motivation and behavior or the interrelations among motivation and other behavioral determinants....   [tags: traveling business analysis]

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Macau: Historical Gem Along the Chinese Coast

- Macau: Historical Gem Along the Chinese Coast Facing South China Sea and lying 65 km west of Hong Kong lies Macau, the first and last European stronghold in Asia. Now one of China's special administrative region, Macau is a city of duality where Portuguese heritage intermixed with Chinese culture, manifested in the number of historical sites dotting across the region. The region's Portuguese past and proximity to its Chinese roots thrive amidst the gambling-fueled economic boom – a prime factor that sparked Macau's tourism industry....   [tags: casino, culture, visit]

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Non Denominational Evangelical Site Visit Experience

- ... The size of the Church itself could allow an attendance of about 20,000 people, and was very clean and well maintained. Everything was white and wood grained, except for the red carpet and the crushed velvet seating and curtains which were a dark violet. There were no expressions of personal piety or important signs or messages within the building, other than bathroom and exit signs. My observations about the community that had attended the church service is that there were an equal distribution of age and race, yet nearly all a comfortable middle class economically....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Church service]

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The Dharmapuri Temple in Karimnagar District of Telangana

- ... CONSTRUCTION OF THE TEMPLE Pata Narasimha Swamy Temple has two main entrances or Simha Dwarams. Out of the two, Pedda Gopuram is the main entrance of temple complex. There is also an image of Lord Yama at the entrance of the temple to the right. This temple has its own Prakaara or compound in the temple complex. Inside the Prakaara, there is also an idol of Bhakta Anjaneya (Lord Hanuman). Seven more idols of Anjaneya are also framed on the other seven sides of the temple. Inside the Prakaara and before Mukha Mantapam, there is a four pillared pavilion known as the Kalyana Mandapam....   [tags: history, visit, transportation]

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The Medicine Bag by Virginia Driving Hawk

- There comes a point in everyone’s life when they go through an experience that enables them to come to age, and transition into adolescence. In Virginia Sneve’s short story, “The Medicine Bag”, Martin learns a valuable lesson on judging others as he comes to a realization on what a true Aboriginal is. In addition, he understands that his assumptions about his friends’ attitudes were inaccurate. Martin also moves from a phase of thinking of himself solely to thinking of others, as noted when he starts to reflect on his grandfather’s feelings....   [tags: martin, grandfather's visit, aboriginal]

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Visit to Han China

- Visit to Han China Your visit to China certainly did sound interesting. But life outside the palaces and cities is not the same as you have seen. I have visited many villages around the country and I've noticed a large difference. The men do seem to have control over the women, because that's part of the Confucianism ideology. But in reality, the women have complete control over household affairs. When the men are away at work, it's the women who take care of the children and other household duties....   [tags: Travel, Confucianism, China]

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Visit 3 Child Development

- Visit 3 Child Development Date: 24.11.04 Time: 4:45 - 7:00 Age: 4 years 4 months Place:Zack's house People Present:Zack and I Aims and planning ----------------- From what I have seen of Zack, reading is a very important and enjoyable part of his day, which will help him develop intellectually, so today I am going to observe Zack's listening skills and his reading skills. I will observe these skills by monitoring him whilst I read him a story called "Billy's Beetle" (which has been read to him on numerous occasions by his father) and an unknown story called "Our Puppies Holiday." I will observe his reading skills while he reads a book call...   [tags: Papers]

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Swedish American Contributions to Chicago

- This essay is based on my recent visit to The Swedish American Museum located in the Andersonville community at 5211 S. Clark Street in Chicago, Illinois. In the 1850s the area was considered to be north of Foster and east of Clark was a large cherry orchard, and families had only begun to move into the fringes of what is now Andersonville. Swedish immigrants continued to arrive in Andersonville throughout the beginning of the 20th century. The Swedish American Museum was founded in 1976, by Kurt Mathiasson, as a grassroots effort to preserve and disseminate the history of the great contributions of early Swedish immigrants to Chicago....   [tags: Museum, Reflection, Cultural Visit]

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Lucrative Escapade Las Vegas

- Las Vegas Overview The city of night-crawlers, dazzling moreover past sunset, heaven for gamblers, fabulous range of casinos, replicas of wondrous architecture and landscapes of the world and a delight of utter booze and food in the oasis island in the desert of Nevada, Las Vegas is the best benchmark to set for an exciting, exhilarating and party extravaganza holidays in North America. Spectacular musical fountains, gigantic hotels, fabulous casinos and all night parties are something that may make one’s trip to Nevada, North America memorable for eternity....   [tags: entertainment, casinos, visit]

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Child Development Visit

- Child Development Visit Date: November 25th Time: 6:45-7.30 pm Age: 4 years 2 months Place: Jack's house People present: Jack and I Aims and planning: For this visit I plan to visit Jack during his bedtime to study his bedtime routine. I thought this would be a good visit to do as it involves physical, intellectual, social and emotional development and these should be easy to observe throughout this visit. First I will make sure this visit is convenient with Jack's mum and find a suitable day....   [tags: Papers]

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My magical visit

- My Magical Visit I remember the visit like it was yesterday. The year was 1990, and it was the month of June. I hadn’t been off for more than two weeks, and I was bored out of my mind. It really takes a lot to keep a seven year old busy. That’s when it happened. My dad told me that tomorrow we would be going to visit somewhere special. He told me that he also visited this place when he was a kid. I remember the night before we left, I couldn’t sleep at all. That somewhere special was his family’s summer home, which was located in Attica, New York....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Baptist Church Visit

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School Visit Reflection

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My Visit to a Greek Orthodox Church

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Visit Report on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital

- Visit Report on the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Introduction For my visit on the applications of physics, I went to Queen Elizabethhospital on the 10th of November 2004. The Queen Elizabeth hospital operates the largest critical care unit in Europe, which is combining intensive therapy with high dependency units. The hospital situated in Selly Oak is a distance of one and a half miles from the SellyOakHospital between them there are approximately 5900+ employees. Queen Elizabeth Hospital is aimed, to the adult population mainly in the West Midlands and offers a range of health services; bone marrow transplant, chemotherapy, cancer, renal and trauma services etc....   [tags: Papers]

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Alcoholics Anonymous Field Visit Report

- Alcoholics Anonymous Field Visit Report Alcoholics Anonymous is a self-help organization made up of men and women, young and old, who come together to share their experiences with alcohol, and to express their hope and strength with one another so that they can overcome the illness of alcoholism and then help others to recover. A.A. was first started by two men in 1935. One man from New York, Bill W., who was a stockbroker and another man from Ohio, Dr. Bob who was a surgeon. At one point Bill had wondered how one of his friends had achieved his abstinence, and his friend told him that he achieved it through religion....   [tags: Papers Alcoholism Drinking Essays]

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Assessing the Role of a Site Visit in Adopting Activity Driven Methods

- 1. Introduction: How to teach socio-technical analysis in healthcare. Healthcare is highly information-intensive; i.e., healthcare activities rely heavily on information being transferred between patients and various care providers, collected, stored, processed and used. The purposeful use of information within activities can be seen as a socio-technical information system (IS) [1, 2], within which information technology (IT; manual or computer-based) is used as a means of work by individual actors or as a means of coordination and communication between actors [3]....   [tags: Healthcare]

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Ebenezer Scrooge's Visit by the Three Spirits in Dickens' Novel A Christmas Carol

- Novels that are phenomenal makes the reader travel into a world where anything can happen. However, many authors made the readers travel into the main characters mind or point of view. In Charles Dickens novel, A Christmas Carol, a grumpy and selfish old man, Ebenezer Scrooge, was visited in his dream by three spirits. It all started in the morning of Christmas Eve when Scrooge came across into some events which made him started thinking and dreaming about his past, present and future with 3 different sprits....   [tags: A Christmas Carol, analysis]

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I Absolutely Love Jennifer Egan 's A Visit From The Goon Squad

- ... Throughout the next couple of stories, I was waiting for Sasha to come back. I kept asking myself how a kleptomaniac fits into the collection… the story seemed almost as if it was placed in there accidentally. Then, I realized that Sasha had come back, only she had come back a different version of herself. What I discovered from this collection is that characters are just as complex as human beings… something I seem to have forgotten. It is easy to make a character a bad person and give no explanation or thought as to what made him or her that way....   [tags: Fiction, Short story, Novel, Writing]

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My Visit to St. Peter's Catholic Church in Charlotte, North Carolina

- ... This history is why I thought it be best to visit a Catholic service, to see what happens, and, with its doctrine and liturgy, how the process of worship really operates amongst such a large congregation. The church I visited is called Saint Peter’s Catholic Church in Charlotte, NC, on 501 South Tryon Street. This church was established in 1851, and staffed by the Jesuit Catholics in 1986. The Jesuits pride themselves on humility based on an oath of poverty, and to help the poor as well. Because of this, St....   [tags: comparative religion, Protestantism]

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A Visit Register Nurse ( Pvrn ) At Cincinnati Children 's Medical Center

- ... The hardest part of CCMC’s code of conduct to follow is the confidentiality of information clause. While this includes not discussing information with unnecessary medical personnel, it also requires Karen to be conscious of her desk area. If she is to leave her desk at any point in time it is important for her to make sure all her programs are completely logged out. If anyone else were to sit at her desk while she was gone and she had failed to do this, she would be giving them access to all of her patients’ information....   [tags: Health care, Health care provider, Patient]

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Field Report: A Visit to the Centro Cultural de la Raza

- ... Birdie told me that in there was another location at first but that it was taken away and that Torres fought for another building and finally with the support of the community received the Centro. The Centro served as a statement that our peoples legacy and way should be celebrated and preserved. The Centro not only does that but also has grown to incorporate teaching art, dance, theatre, as well as being an important place to host meetings within the Chicano community. The mural “La dualidad” has a strong connection to the history of our people....   [tags: history, san diego, creators ]

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The Messages in A Visit Of Charity and Old Mrs Chundle

- The Messages in A Visit Of Charity and Old Mrs Chundle Both 'A Visit Of Charity' and 'Old Mrs Chundle' have seemingly similar themes written in a different way. Old Mrs Chundle was written during the 1880's and is about an old woman who lives on her own in a country parish. However, the rather ironically titled A Visit Of Charity is set in 20th century America and concerns the visit of Marian, a campfire girl, to two old ladies living in an old people's home. Despite being set in different times and countries both stories have the same theme: the way we mistreat old people....   [tags: Papers]

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