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The Puzzling Message of Figure in the Carpet

- The Puzzling Message of Figure in the Carpet At the beginning of "The Figure in the Carpet", the main character considers the criticism of literature to be a career, something he does for money. "I had done a few things and earned a few pence" (p. 357), declares the narrator in the opening line. He says later in the paragraph that having an advanced copy of a prominent novel to review was desirable because it would advance his career: "Öand whatever much or little it should do for his reputation I was clear on the spot as to what it should do for mine." (p....   [tags: Figure in the Carpet Essays]

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The Poet, The Diplomat, The Figure - Pablo Neruda

- THE POET, THE DIPLOMAT, THE FIGURE PABLO NERUDA Does the poet develop the poetry or the poetry develops the poet. Pablo Neruda is a figure in literature and poetry, he is also a well-known diplomat. He wrote numerous poems that focused on a variety of genres. He also wrote a special poem about Spain during the Civil War called "Spain In My Heart". The challenges and problems Pablo Neruda faced throughout his years of poetry and Diplomacy developed his way of writing poems. Pablo Neruda's place of birth, Chile, provided a constant geographical and emotional center for his poetry and political concerns....   [tags: peace, influence, spain]

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The Best Carpet Cleaner

- Although Resolve High Traffic Foam and Woolite Heavy Traffic Foam both claim to be the best carpet cleaner, there is quite a difference in the performance and health risks with each product. As a mother and pet owner, I had to find an effective and affordable carpet cleaner and needed to do so quickly. I went through many different cleaners claiming to be “The Best” when in fact, they were not. Not only does this become quite expensive, but also frustrating after trying the product only to find out it is not “The Best” carpet cleaner....   [tags: Carpet Cleaners, advertisements,]

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Carpets: Mass Production vs Handmade

- Introduction:- Civilization has brought tremendous changes in the life of human beings. All things are changing day by day through the efforts of scientific researches. Among these textiles are good example.. a dictionary definition of the noun 'textile' is a woven fabric and d defination of the verb 'to wave' is 'to make by crossing threads, strands, strips etc, above and below one another, as in a loom to form cloth'.(sheila landi1998,-10-11). Textile are remarkable and exist in many forms. they can be made from a wide range of fibers including: cotton , flax, wool, silk, acrylic and polyester....   [tags: carpet manufacturing techniques]

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The Attic Black Figure Ovoid Neck Amphora

- The Attic Black-Figure Ovoid Neck-Amphora is a pottery piece that one does not know a lot about. It was produced sometime between 600 to 400 B.C., and is now housed at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. It was used to hold liquids and was often a source of trade for the Greek potters. In this paper, one will learn how the pottery was made, what the designs on the vase mean, history, and about the culture of the Greeks. The first step in understanding the Attic Black-Figure Ovoid Neck-Amphora and other black figure pottery is to understand how the pottery is made....   [tags: Greek mythology, Athena, Black-figure pottery]

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Magic Carpet Airlines Collective Bargaining

- Magic Carpet Airlines Collective Bargaining Magic Carpet Airlines (MCA) is in the midst of a collective bargaining negotiation with a union and this paper will present the case from the union’s side of the bargaining table. First, one must understand the meaning of collective bargaining negotiations; this is when both sides of the negotiations discuss wages and others perks and then come to an amicable agreement. Collective bargaining is not a simple negotiation process, because the employer and the union usually meet on more than one occasion, due to the fact that union negotiators must keep their members informed during the process and they must also present any offers to their constituent...   [tags: Negotiation, Collective bargaining, Contract]

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Flying Carpets By Steven Millhauser

- Flying Carpets Can you imagine a world where everyone has flying carpets. In the short story “Flying Carpets” by Steven Millhauser is about a man remembering his childhood memories of summer. He remembers that those summer days were long. He shares the adventurous memories that he had with his flying carpet. All these kids share a new toy, the flying carpet. This flying carpet would be similar to a doll or a toy car in today’s reality. This flying carpet is a regular toy for him. He talks about some people going up to the sky and disappearing, wondering where the people would go....   [tags: Short story, Fiction, Steven Millhauser]

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The Dimension Of This Figure

- The dimension of this figure is approximately 12 x 4-1/2 x 4 inches. This Sumerian sculpture it was made in alabaster, his eyes wide open shows that this eternally alert and reverent. This figure has inlaid blue eyes that contrasted with his dark eyebrows eyes and perfect mouth. The statues are usually carved with the hands clasped, right over left, at the chest or waist in a gesture of concentration. He has rounded face and slight muscles in the arms and shoulders and looks more naturalism than older Sumerian sculpture....   [tags: Sumer, Mesopotamia, Sargon of Akkad, Uruk]

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Figure of the Hero

- The figure of the hero is something that is an integral part of all religions, mythologies, and literature throughout the world. No matter what, these heroes convey a strong sense of the mentality of humanity. In literature, the figure of the epic and tragic hero is brilliantly depicted specifically in both The Epic of Gilgamesh and Shakespeare’s Hamlet in a way that maintains relevance over time. According to Reference.com, an epic hero can be described as a “larger than life figure from a history or legend, usually favored by or even partially descended from deities, but aligned more closely with mortal figures in popular portrayals....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Career Opportunities From Agricultural Work For Carpet Installing A Fast Food Restaurants

- Some people say they have people that have shaped who they are or heard speeches that inspired them. For me it is different, sense I was young I have always had the opportunity to work. This has given me that chance to explore several job opportunities from agricultural work to carpet installing to fast food restaurants, these jobs have helped me find a career that captivates my heart. When I was a boy I had the opportunity to work with my father. My father is a carpet installer in a town called Lake Chelan and he has been for the past twenty years....   [tags: Fast food, Fast food restaurant, Food, Hamburger]

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What is it like to be a ‘Mother Figure’?

- The play “Mother figure” is a contemporary play written in the 1960’s about what it’s like to be a mother. In the 1950’s women were valued only as a stay at home mother, their life was dedicated to the children until the 1960’s when people started to question if that is what mothers should be doing. Ayckbourn explores political issues about mothers in a comical way; he exaggerates the mother of the play, Lucy, to give a hidden message about the political views. He expresses his views that women shouldn’t just be for looking after the children but they should have their own lives....   [tags: Play Analysis, synopsis]

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Macbeth: A Hero and a Diabolical Figure

- William Shakespeare once indicated, “As he was valiant, I honour him. But as he was ambitious, I slew him,” yet this vehement desire Shakespeare loathed was the exact inner drive that forced one of his most famous characters into desolation. Furthermore, this character is depicted with ambivalence moral and is given the appellation of both a hero and a diabolical figure. In Shakespeare’s play, Macbeth, the central character is initially portrayed as a glorious and courageous noble. However, because of the atrocious murders he commits he is more of an acrimonious tyrant than a brave thane....   [tags: shakespeare, macbeth, war hero]

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The Importance of a Father Figure

- When someone thinks about the definition of a father, he or she thinks about the support, care, love, and knowledge a father gives to his offspring. Most people automatically believe that biological fathers, along with the mothers, raise their children. However, that is not always the case. There are many children across the world who are raised without their father. These children lack a father figure. People do not realize how detrimental the lack of a father figure can be to the child, both mentally and emotionally....   [tags: child psychology and upbringing]

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Being Raised With No Father Figure

- Being raised with no father figure has an overwhelming effect on boys who are becoming men. Boys need role models in their life to teach them how to be a man. Without this boys have a chance of growing up to be men with issues. Such as relationships problems, their emotions can be unstable, they may have behavioral issues, and they may grow up not knowing how to be a father to their own child. Growing up, my siblings and I didn’t have a father-figure to look up to. I didn’t care. As I grew up I realized that I have a female role model in my life, which was my mother....   [tags: Family, Father, Mother, Man]

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The Elevated Figure in the Attic

- The door to the attic creaked open in front of me. In the secluded obscurity of the attic I felt something rustle. As I walked deeper into the on-going darkness a malodorous smell invaded my nostrils. After minutes of utter silence-something began to awake. Suddenly everything had become more sinister and colder. As I glanced down I saw the moth-eaten rugs along with spiders crawling all over the floor. This place had perceptibly not been maintained as it had: dust powdering every single surface, cobwebs along with towering piles of newspapers....   [tags: mystery,]

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Julius Caesar : A Pivotal Figure

- Gaius Julius Caesar was a pivotal figure in European and Middle Eastern history. His life led to the fall of the Roman Republic and creation of the empire. He was polarizing in troubled times, leading to strife and conflict. His life can be seen in three distinct sections, his early days, his military days, and his civil war days. These periods in his life are defining to him as man and as a historical person. Caesar came of age during the civil wars between Sulla and Marius. At this time, he was appointed the high priest of Jupiter and married Cornelia, the daughter of an ally of Marius....   [tags: Julius Caesar, Roman Republic, Augustus]

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The Presence Of The Maternal Figure

- The presence of the maternal figure, in Shakespeare’s play King Lear, though rather absent, is often presented in a negative light and portrayed as being completely powerless whenever mentioned, which compared to the male power and authority present in the play. The unfavourable portrayal of women reveals the distrust men may feel towards women due to the uncertainty they may feel towards their children’s parentage. Women’s low social status is evident in the play, and irony is employed to exhibit the disparagement the society feels towards women’s gender roles....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Marriage]

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William Shakespeare As A Legendary Figure

- William Shakespeare is considered to be the most influential English writer in the literary world, who is also called playwright, dramatist and poet. Shakespeare lived during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries and has produced so many high-praised plays which has been read so widely in so many countries. Undoubtedly, there is no other writer is able to attain as high achievement as Shakespeare. (“William Shakespeare Biography”). In other words, Shakespeare is such a legendary figure, and this paper is going to analyze the great respectable man’s work and life....   [tags: William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet]

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The Leadership Of An Authoritative Figure

- The leadership of an authoritative figure can create success or lead to failure in an organization. The medium-sized manufacturing company, Microstar Industries, has the ability to be successful and collaborative. But in order to achieve this goal, all departments and employees within the company need to work together cohesively and coherently. The following report will address the following problems determined in the sales departments: • The authoritative leadership of sales executive vice-president Ernie Lane is unsuccessful....   [tags: Better, Management, Leadership, Following]

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Barbie Is An Unrealistic Figure

- Look in the mirror. Think of what it would be like to be twenty to thirty pounds thinner. Think of all the negative comments people have to say. Suck in, stand tall, back up, move forward, cry. This is the routine many women in the United States go through daily. Todays society has been raised to idolize unrealistic body figures; which in turn, causes harm to women’s lives through their low self esteem, as well as eating disorders, and earning less income for obese working women. Every little girls dream toy when they are young, is to own one, if not many, barbie dolls....   [tags: Self-esteem, Childhood, Outline of self]

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Harriet Tubm A American Figure

- When one thinks of slavery in America, Harriet Tubman’s name often comes to mind. She is credited for risking her life to help slaves who were running away from their masters. She was an abolitionist and a conductor for the Underground Railroad which was a system of escape routes for runaway slaves. She accomplished much during a time in history when women and minorities were seen as inferior to men. School children often hear her name mentioned during Black History Month, and movies and documentaries have been made about her....   [tags: Slavery in the United States, Harriet Tubman]

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What Makes A Robot Figure?

- As Bradley glanced out of the window of his small shack, he saw thick fog floating in the air. He was just sitting there thinking about how boring and lonely his life was. Bradley had no partner, no friends, and most importantly, no family. When the rest of his family was killed in a house fire, Bradley Johnson moved far away from anyone and everything he had ever known. He never thought living in a dark, swampy forest on the outskirts of Germany could be so terrible. He needed someone... somebody in his life to offer him companionship....   [tags: Robot, Robotics, Happiness]

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Dracula As A Famous Figure

- Dracula is a famous figure, a tale that has been told for hundreds of years. Countless generations have heard about this dreadful and mysterious vampire; however, with so many versions of his story, I believe we have come to the point where we don’t actually know why the most called “first vampire” was created to begin with. What if the legend of this vampire was created as a way to make people fear the new. Dracula is different from what was considered normal back to the nineteenth century, which makes the audience imagine if the whole story was meant to teach other people that they should fear and hate those who they do not yet understand or comprehend....   [tags: Vampire, Dracula, Bram Stoker, Carmilla]

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Achilles Is A Heroic Figure

- 1. In The Iliad, Homer’s main protagonist, Achilles, is a heroic figure. Achilles’ reputation precedes him as being the most powerful warrior in The Iliad. Son of a soldier and sea-nymph, when Achilles was a baby his mother took him to the underworld and dunked him into the river Styx which made him immune to death, his only vulnerability was his ankle where his mother held him. His invulnerability made him a warrior unmatched in battle which made his skills legendary. There was a prophecy made for Achilles that if he chose to go to war he would be the greatest warrior of his time, but he would die in war....   [tags: Iliad, Achilles, Trojan War, Paris]

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Who Is A Fatherly Figure?

- I am the product of divorced parents, poverty stricken environments, and a blended family, but I refuse to let that dictate the outcome of my life. At the age of ten, I had to assume the role of a fatherly figure to my three siblings, so I missed out on the typical childhood most would have had. I grew up in neighborhoods where gangs and criminal acts of violence were a pervasive occurrence, but I resiliently did not allow the peer pressures of others to force me to conform to their way of life....   [tags: Sociology, Social work]

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Archimedes: An Important Greek Figure

- Archimedes was working diligently in his lab. He was sitting there pondering and writing furiously. He was perfecting every mark on his paper until every single digit was flawless. He was creating some of the most important concepts that would change modern life forever. He not only invented, but at the age of 15, had mastered most of the knowledge that a normal teenager would not. Archimedes, a famous inventor and math wizard, was known for his many life changing inventions, his intelligence in mathematics and sciences, and his amazing, but very busy and challenging life in general....   [tags: Biography, Mathematician, Concepts]

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Renaissance Figure: Nicolaus Copernicus

- When you hear the word Copernicus, what do you think of. Are you reminded of the famous man who lived during the Renaissance of the 15th-16th Century. Do your thoughts bring you to the revolutionary theories of our universe. Or do you merely wonder what such a word’s significance could be. No matter what comes to mind when Copernicus is said, it is important to learn who Nicolaus Copernicus was, and why he was such an influential man in history. Although some may believe that other scientists have surpassed him with their ideas and inventions, I, personally, consider Copernicus to be the most influential scientific figure ever to have lived and produced during the Renaissance for the followi...   [tags: revolutionary, inventions, sciencific]

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Review Of Bo Derek ' 1979 Romantic Comedy 10 Or Christina Aguilera At The 2001 ' Red Carpet '

- Braids. The action of using three or more strands to weave hair together and form a cohesive piece. Braids have been around for thousands of years as a means to maintain and protect one’s hair, scalp, and edges. Over time, different ethnic groups came up with different techniques on how to braid hair. In the African and African-American communities, cornrows became a popular technique because of its protective value and versatility. However, in mainstream media, cornrows were not nearly as accepted....   [tags: Black people, African American, Hair, Afro]

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Fat: A Fictional Narrative

- ... She who couldn't read while being driven without wanting to throw up. She who somehow never got seasick. She'd tried spinning before, bullied into it by a voice in her head. Three turns and she was so dizzy, she was on her knees, or laying on the floor while it flew beneath her. But still the voice told her to stand and try again. She did and found that if she held onto her head, pressing the sweaty palms into her cheeks with fingers over her eyes, spread so she could see between them, it could be done....   [tags: fell, carpet, head, voices]

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Women With Fine Skin And A Perfect Figure

- In this day and age, it is very common to see many magazines with young looking women with fine skin and a perfect figure. They have unnatural features, being a perfectly thin waist and well toned legs, which is said to be the ideal form. The figure women wish to achieve; however, they cannot. Because these women in magazines are digitally altered to look absolutely perfect, they tear away any natural human feature tied to age. This image is pushed on our cultural and from magazines with subliminal messages saying women should strive to look young....   [tags: Ageing, Gerontology, Woman, Senescence]

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Piggy as the Adult Figure of Lord of the Flies

- Piggy as the Adult Figure of Lord of the Flies In the most dire situations, some children are able to put aside their childish behaviours and become a mature adult figure, one who takes the right actions and makes mature decisions. According to the National Institutes of Health, only a certain few children are able to act maturely in situations; the other completely normal children are not able to take it seriously. Even though some people think that a child who acts adult-like is not any different than the other children, being adult-like can be very important and useful in many situations, including ones without any parental supervision....   [tags: childish behavior, civilization, justice]

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The Structural Model ( See Figure 5 )

- 4.4.2 Structural Model The structural model (See Figure 5) was tested using SmartPLS to evaluate the underlying relationships in the proposed model (See Figure 1). The researcher conducted 14 items to measure 'Customer Service Experience ' indicator towards the Relationship Quality in terms of 'Trust ' and 'Satisfaction '. Throughout the testing, researcher found there are five (5) items under Customer Service Experience indicator that have low loading score in which have to be removed in order to measure the structural model....   [tags: Statistical significance, Effect size]

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Bystander Effect : The Dark Figure of Crime

- ... However, both of these things had far less of an influence when it came to the mock crime scene. This suggests that personal morals and values about doing the right thing in theory are extremely important to people, but when it comes to applying these morals or values they are outweighed by conforming to the norm and doing what is in our personal best interest. To further build upon this study Conner, Geis, Hutson and Ruggiero compared how people react to a simulation or mock crime and how they react to an actual crime....   [tags: unreported crimes, fbi, law enforcement]

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A Christ-Like Figure in Lord of the Flies

- A Christ-like figure is when an author develops allusions between their characters in their story to Jesus Christ. In Lord of The Flies the author William Golding describes parallels Simon to Jesus. Simon is one of the major characters in Lord of The Flies and he is given characteristics and a physical appearance that relates to Jesus Christ. Simon also has a similar personality and helps the weaker one in the group. Simon also experiences the devil in his journeys when he wandered in the jungle....   [tags: William Golding novel, character analysis]

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The Importance Of Having The Assistance Of The Paternal Figure

- The importance of having the assistance of the paternal figure in the balancing act of a mother working and caring for the children should be recognized. The correct amount of balance should be given to the child in order to counteract any negative effects maternal employment may bring about in a child. While there seems to be a plethora of information pertaining to the negative effects of maternal employment, there are also positive attributes. Chambliss et al. conducted a study of 151 suburban and urban junior high school students in regards to the influence of maternal employment on their perceptions of the costs and benefits associated with mothers ' working outside the home and if that...   [tags: Mother, Parent, Family, Father]

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The Commander - Both Villain and Figure of Sympathy

- To what extent is the Commander presented as both villain and a figure of sympathy. The commander can be seen as a man torn between two worlds, he was one of the founders of Gilead yet still enjoys and yearns for the pleasures of the old society he managed to break. The commander is cool and collected on the surface but underneath he is bitter and corrupted for the world he has managed to create. The commander secretly longs for the world to be as it once was and this is why he savours his time with Offred because she may remind him of life before Gilead....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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The Krater Ceramic And Red Figure Greek

- We have extremely so much of artwork from classical society that embassies’ and encourage artist today. Majority of art reveals the cultural of the people the way they lived. How they survived, what they went through that we do not go through now. Artists see that and take from it making an interesting piece of artwork. This is inspiration for them to make something that we can relive. The piece of artwork that I have chosen is the Krater ceramic and red-figure Greek earlier classical 470-460 BCE....   [tags: Trojan War, Iliad, Greek mythology, Achilles]

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Figure 1.jump Performance Of Humans And Grasshoppers

- Figure 1.Jump performance of humans and grasshoppers The two columns in the graph represent the mean values and the error lines represent the standard deviations of the tested grasshopper and human subject. The jumping distance of the grasshoppers was more than the jumping distance of humans and the TTEST value was less than 0.05. 2. Relative Femur Muscle Mass The grasshopper jumps farther relative to humans because the ratio of grasshopper’s femur mass to body mass is greater than the human’s ratio of femur mass to body mass....   [tags: Standard deviation, Mean, Grasshopper]

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Malcolm X : Life Of An International Figure

- The Autobiography of Malcolm X follows the life of an international figure, Malcolm X. During Malcolm’s life he faces the hard facts that no matter how smart and intelligent he is, he will never be held above even the least intelligent white. Blacks are allowed success but only to a certain point. That point declares that Blacks can never infringe on the success of Whites, and when they do so, their ideas, aspirations, and intelligence will be shot down into the racial stereotypes this society has be known to understand....   [tags: White people, Racism, Black people, Race]

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Princess Leia: A Figure of Female Empowerment

- Often, in action films, females play a secondary role. The main female characters are often present just as "token chicks" so that women do not feel underrepresented, or they are present as a romantic interest. It is rare to see a female lead take charge and exercise her intelligence instead of utilizing her gender as the main tool to avoid or get out of tricky situations. In Star Wars: Episode IV- A New Hope, directed by George Lucas (1977), Princess Leia can be seen as a female symbol of empowerment through her image, personality, and her actions....   [tags: female roles in sci fi films]

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A Unifying Figure For Both The Panthers And The Hippies

- A unifying figure for both the Panthers and the hippies, according to Brown, was one of the most interesting characters in the trajectory of the Black Panther Party: Huey Newton. Brown discusses at length the sort of spell Newton was able to cast over the people he met; he was an enigma of sorts, but he was also a strong and powerful leader, who was determined to make changes and be effective in terms of galvanizing racial hierarchies in America while simultaneously presenting himself as kind, loving and warm to his comrades....   [tags: African American, White people, Race]

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John Galt As A Hero And A Legendary Figure

- John Galt as a character in Atlas shrugged is a major force whose every action had a profound and precise impact on the turn of events. For the major part of the book, he was an enigma whose presence was elusive. His name on people’s lips and mythical stories describing him and his exploit further fueled the perception of John Galt as a hero and a legendary figure. He was always working behind the scene until the very end when he revealed himself and got what he had always wanted; the freedom of the mind to function and pursue happiness without inhibition or restraint by bureaucratic extortionists and dictators....   [tags: Perception, Mind, Ayn Rand, Thought]

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Carl Jung, A Huge Figure in Psychology

- Carl Jung, one of the largest figures in 20th century psychology, was born on July 26th, 1875, to Paul Achilles Jung and Emilie Jung in Switzerland. According to Barbara Hannah, “Jung belonged organically to Switzerland, just as much as its famous mountains, and was just as much rooted in Swiss soil.” (Hannah, 1997) The Swiss’ famous reluctance to engage in wars fostered a culture where people looked more to their own issues rather than those of foreign lands. According to Jung, “We have a tolerable social order in Switzerland because we fight among ourselves.” (Hannah, 1997) Jung’s family had a strong religious background: his father was a reverend, and his maternal grandfather was a theol...   [tags: freud, dream analysis, collective unconscious, ]

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Genghis Kh The Greatest Figure Of Their Own

- Known by Mongolians as the greatest figure of their own and the world 's history, Genghis Khan led them to construct the world 's largest empire. Khan 's conquests for commodities and centralization constituted for countless deaths, however, Khan did not construct his core principles on bloodshed. To the contrary, he desired to rule all people with loose authority as long as they pleaded loyalty to him, and paid tributes. Khan completely annihilated all opposition that chose not to join him or those he sought revenge against....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan, Mongols, Mongolia]

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Harriet Tubman: The Ultimate Figure of Conscience

- Throughout history, countless individuals have stood up against unfortunate events and the people who caused tribulations for others. Countless conscience individuals risked everything they knew and loved to stand up for the rights of other people. In the sixteenth century. St. Thomas More cared nothing about his good name and took a silent stand against the government by refusing to accept the king’s marriage. He also declined an oath to head as the head of the Church in England. He knew it was better to suffer for making the right decision, than to lie to his society, clergy, and his government, and suffer in that sense....   [tags: slavery, abolition, Moses]

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A Phenomenal Figure: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

- A Phenomenal Figure: Jean-Jacques Rousseau The enlightenment era was a time where many philosophers lived. Their works helped benefit society and the bewilderment the state lived in. In this era, enlightenment thinkers were identified to give basis to philosophy that was independent from tradition, culture and religion. These philosophers were known to have written theories on politics, education, society, nature, nurture, etc. A critical philosopher from that era who attacked all these ideas and many more was Jean Jacques Rousseau....   [tags: Philosohpy]

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Mother-Daughter Relationship and Mother Figure

- Edna O'Brien was born in County Clare in the 1930. As a young girl O'Brien would of been accustom to the rules of de Valera's 1937 constitution ‘which enshrined the family as the foundation of the nation and depended centrally on submissive domestic femininity.’ (Obert, Pg.284) women where not to work outside of there role as homemaker as they would then not be contributing to society in the way the constitution demanded. The mother daughter relationship is of significance in Edna O'Briens writting perhaps because of her own experiences of how the state repressed women (as mentioned above) but also religios factors and mythological....   [tags: sexuality, Ireland, feminity, women]

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Historical Figure Research: Napoleon Bonaparte

- Historical Figure Research Paper Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon was a very influential individual throughout his time. The achievements he made still reflect in the world today, especially in France. He was a military general and emperor who conquered the majority of Europe in the 19th Century. Napoleon was a brilliant strategist and military leader. He commanded one of the most powerful armies in his time and, for a while, other countries could hardly even compare. Napoleon had the ambition, skill, and intelligence to do great things for his country....   [tags: french military, french revolution]

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To What Extent is Reasoning between the Authoritative Firgure and the Subordinate Figure the Same?

- We always want to follow the leader. It has been programmed in us, probably since societies were founded. So it is to no surprise that knowledge and beliefs are different between these two positions. However, if they are different then can it be the same. In this paper I will be answering this question that follows: To what extent is reasoning between the authoritative figure and the subordinate figure the same. To do this I will be looking at two experiments, the Monster Experiment and the Milgram Experiment....   [tags: leader, society, experiment]

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The Hooded Figure

- The Hooded Figure A musty wet cloud of deadness was all about the chamber as a hooded figure stepped into the chamber. In the middle of the chamber was a huge fountain. The fountain had a mysterious glow that came from the ceiling. The hooded figure stopped just before the fountain, confused about which path to take for there were four paths in any of the four cardinal directions. The hooded figure came to it stopped and turned circles in his mind about which [path to take. The figure decided to take a short nap and decide in a moment....   [tags: miscellaneous]

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The Cowboy Figure

- The Cowboy Figure The figure of the cowboy is prominent, not only in America’s history, but also in contemporary society. The cowboy has always been regarded as the epitome of freedom, machismo and individuality, and his character maintains a certain romantic quality about it. Riding the range with his trusty horse, forging the frontier, and exposing himself to the mercy of the wilderness, the cowboy lives for himself alone and yet he lives the life about which the rest of society can only fantasize....   [tags: Cowboy Research Papers History]

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The Figure of the Detective in Almost Blue

- Analyse the figure of the detective in Almost Blue The figure of the detective in 'Almost Blue' is represented as a victim of the inescapable realm of sexuality. Grazia's female status is shown to domineer over her professional role, and for this reason, the prominence of her character becomes undermined. A greater understanding of this process of disintegration can be realised in the examination of the loss of Grazia's professional credibility while the influence of sexual desire can be witnessed in an analysis of her interactions with her male colleagues....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Transformation of the Jesus Figure

- The Jesus figure is one of the most commonly identified and utilised elements of Western culture to portray and legitimise Christian ideology. The most common way in which this is done is through the appropriation of the Grand Narrative, and in particular through the Jesus figure. In Jesus of Montreal, this legitimisation is achieved through the rejection of the absolute authority of the institution, and by criticising society to ultimately come to a conclusion that upholds basic Christian values....   [tags: European Literature]

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Morality, Virtue and the Public Figure

- Morality, Virtue and the Public Figure Introduction According to the dictionary Grand Robert, the term “public” means “what concerns people as a whole and what belongs to the social or political community and is done in its name”; a public figure is defined as “a person who is invested with an official function or plays an important role in the social or political life of his or her country”. In relation to these definitions, it is possible to identify different categories of public figures with more or less important roles : a political figure such as a government Minister who creates laws and take important decisions for his country; an intellectual and a "star" who is defined as "an art...   [tags: Business Management Studies]

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Oedipus Rex – a Christ Figure

- Oedipus Rex – a Christ Figure               Sophocles’ famous tragedy, Oedipus Rex, perhaps “the most important and influential drama ever written” (“Sophocles” 717), presents in the person of  Oedipus the model of a good ruler, a humanely intelligent and vigorously active leader, a man who earlier saved his adopted city Thebes from disaster. Is Oedipus an alter Christus besides.   The numerous parallels between the figure of the king Oedipus and the figure of Christ in the Scriptures prompts the reader to ask the above question....   [tags: Oedipus the King Oedipus Rex]

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Galahad as a Christ Figure

- Galahad as a Christ Figure Very few people can call themselves a Christ figure. There are so many elements that go into being a Christ figure. Galahad had all those elements. He was enraptured, he saw 'the wonders of the Holy Grail', and he had disciples. Also, he made life better for human beings by sacrificing himself for others, he preformed miracles, and he heard holy voices and saw holy visions. Because of all that he did Galahad was a proven Christ figure of his time. Galahad would hear holy voices and see visions throughout his journeys....   [tags: God Religion Galahad Essays Papers]

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Cassandra as a Tragic Figure

- Cassandra as a Tragic Figure Cassandra is a tragic figure in Agamemnon. She is destroyed by a web of circumstances beyond her control, but not beyond her awareness. Cassandra has full knowledge of what is going to happen, yet she cannot change the tragic events. Cassandra’s tragic role is Agamemnon is best filled in three instances: as Cassandra is getting out of the chariot, during her dialogue with the leader of the chorus when she reveals her prophecy, and as she is approaching the doors to face her death....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Cleopatra as a Historical Figure

- Cleopatra as a Historical Figure In hieroglyphs, the name reads “Kleopadra”. It is a name which in Greek means “Glory of Her Race” (Weigall, 44). It is a name belonging to a woman who has transcended the boundaries of time so that we may know her story. What better way to describe Cleopatra, the last Queen of Egypt, Ruler of the Nile, sent from the Gods themselves to lead her people, than “Glory of Her Race”. Cleopatra, the last ruling descendant of the Ptolemaic Dynasty, has arguably unparalleled fame as a female historical figure....   [tags: William Shakespeare Literature Plays Essays]

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A Rare Mechanical Figure From Ancient Egypt

- It is not uncommon for archaeologists to find artifacts from the ancient world, but it is uncommon for them to find an artifact from the past in decent condition and that once moved. In Nicolas Reeves ' article “A Rare Mechanical Figure from Ancient Egypt”, he discusses how the moving statuette generated interest because of its unique qualities. This interest lead to the question of how old this statuette actually is and, through various tests and comparisons myth, Reeves not only comes up with a conclusion on how old the artifact is, but also what its purpose might have been....   [tags: Ancient Egypt, Ancient Egyptian religion, Ra, Isis]

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Moses as an Inspiational Figure

- I think Moses was a very inspirational character and in this essay I am going to talk a bit on the message of Moses and why by the world's major religions he is seen as an inspirational figure and one of the best leaders and prophets. He was born in Egypt to a Jewish mother, Yochevet. When Moses was born the Hebrew?s were slaves in Egypt. Pharaoh was afraid of them because he thought they might take over his country. He ordered that all Hebrew baby boys be killed at birth so that they would not grow up and fight against him....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Hamlet as a Tragic Figure

- Hamlet as a Tragic Figure Hamlet and his story is the perfect example of what comprises a “tragedy.” There are many factors that must be considered when attempting the art of tragedy. First, the tragic hero must be of great status. Also, the hero must possess a certain characteristic, “tragic flaw,” that eventually leads to his or her downfall. The suffering and calamity of the hero’s story must be exceptional. And lastly, the tragic story leads up to, and includes, the death of the hero....   [tags: Papers]

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The Trickster Figure in Charles Chesnutt's The Passing of Grandison

- “The Passing of Grandison” debunks the stereotypical image of a slave in the 19th Century. The author Charles Chesnutt uses his personal background and ability to pass himself as a white man to tell a very compelling story. Grandison was more than an uneducated farm hand doing his masters bidding. “The Passing of Grandison” provides evidence that while the society of the time thought of slaves as nothing more than property to be bought and abused, slaves could be much more than what was on the surface....   [tags: 19th Century Slave, Character Analysis]

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Madonna As Anima Figure By F. Jose Blanco

- This is a critical review of the article “ How to Fashion an Archetype: Madonna as Anima Figure” written by F. Jose Blanco, published on the 19th January 2015. As the title of the article indicates, the article is focused on Madonna and her influence on fashion, which the author connects her to psychologist Carl Jung’s Anima Archetype. Madonna Ciccone, the “Queen of Pop” is known as an important and leading fashion figure in the pop culture with her unique and outstanding outfits. Madonna not only uses fashion as a signifier to communicate different personae, or the disguise or appearance that a person represents to the world....   [tags: Carl Jung, Jungian archetypes]

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Stonewall Jackson the Great U.S. Military Figure

- ... Cummins had been known for his partying and drinking habits. Because of this, many people believe Stonewall was affected negatively. In reality, Cummins pushed a strong work ethic on Stonewall. Cummins led Stonewall into a difficult, hard nosed farm life. As Stonewall grew, his previously taught work ethic played key roles in his life. Because of this strong work ethic, we now know Stonewall Jackson as an outstanding military leader led gave a military leadership to the Confederacy during the American Civil War....   [tags: american civil war, respectable man]

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Anne Of Green Gables : A Father Like Figure

- It is not only widowers taking care of their daughters, in Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery, Matthew is a father-like figure. The family is definitely unconventional with siblings, Matthew and Marilla, raising an orphan girl, but the two adults do still have their own impact on Anne that affects her childhood. Matthew is set up to be the mild mannered sibling from the beginning; all social interaction making him feel out of place (Montgomery 4). He is the quiet one in the house, who does not have much space to express many words....   [tags: Family, Emotion, Caddie Woodlawn]

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Figure Out The Market You Want For Trade

- Figure Out the Market You Want to Trade By Noble Drakoln | Submitted On June 23, 2013 Recommend Article Article Comments Print Article Share this article on Facebook 1 Share this article on Twitter 1 Share this article on Google+ Share this article on Linkedin Share this article on StumbleUpon 1 Share this article on Delicious 1 Share this article on Digg 1 Share this article on Reddit 1 Share this article on Pinterest Expert Author Noble Drakoln It is easy to get lulled into a false sense of being comfortable when it comes to trading....   [tags: Futures contract, Short, Technical analysis]

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Canvas with a Monster Figure Behind a Little Red Girl

- Words are powerful although at times actions can harm as well. The well-known saying is “actions speak louder than words,” and In this case they did. A girl can resemble “A girl in the shape of a monster” (Macleod, P.40.) On the canvas there is a shadow of a monster, using negative space by using newspaper as the monster with a black background symbolizing contrary and verbal communication. Inside of the monster figure is a girl with her arms up and painted red signifying the young people taking part in bullying....   [tags: bullying, illustration, newspaper]

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The As A Female Figure Whose Actions Are Far From Minor?

- Turnus is next in line to become disturbed by Allecto, tainting both his heart and mind. “She hurled a torch and planted it below the man’s chest, smoking with hellish light” (Book VII. 629-630). This quotation makes reference to rage, insanity, and anger, all of which lead to war, death, and suffering. The major topics are motivated by female characters and disrupt the ordinary balance of everything, in this case, the groundwork of Ancient Rome. Allecto can be regarded as a female figure whose actions are far from minor, rather a source of the larger scale complications that contribute to annihilation, bloodshed, and misery....   [tags: Aeneid, Aeneas, Virgil, Latinus]

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Approaches to the Figure of 'Divine' Wisdom in the Book of Proverbs

- ... Women may also understand the scriptures from only the male point of view and therefore they may believe they are irrelevant to their ways of understanding their context, such as approaching their environment with a sense of care, respect and intuitive reasoning. However, this feminist approach is also questionable as their understanding heavily relies upon the grammatical gender nuance associated with the words Wisdom and Sophia as well as the Israelites appropriation of goddess language to support their argument....   [tags: feminist theology]

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How Is Odysseus A Portrait Of Ideal Human Figure For The Greeks?

- Exam 1 4.) Discuss the specific arête of Odysseus. How is Odysseus a portrait of ideal human figure for the Greeks. How does his interaction with the divine realm (i.e. gods and goddesses) play a role in this portrait. In the Odyssey, Odysseus has many arête characteristics throughout the epic. He is considered a hero and has become the definition of arête in many ways. He exudes valor with the way that he faces danger during his ten year voyage; where he encounters many dangerous situations. He speaks to his men when they encounter another dangerous situation and says to them “Come on, men, this isn’t the first time we’ve run into trouble....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Cyclops, Poseidon]

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Marble Statue Of Dionysos Leaning On A Female Figure

- 1 & 2. Marble statue of Dionysos leaning on a female figure 3 & 4. 27 B.C – A.D 68 by unknown artist, but restored by Pacetti Vincenzo 5. March 1796 found at Aldobrandini Palace, Rome Dionysos, also known as Dionysus, is an Olympian god of many things such as festivity, pleasure, wine, and vegetation. Dionysos is the god of wilderness and one of his attributes are large cats, helping me recognize the statue of him wearing clothes made of animal skin. According to Metropolitan Museum, it stated that, Dionysos wore panther skin over his skirt like clothes and animal head shaped like a huge cat on his high sandals that look like boots” (MET)....   [tags: Greek mythology, Zeus, Apollo, Iliad]

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Friedrich Ebert: A Polarizing Figure in German History

- ... The Social Democratic Party owned over 90 newspapers, had a network of social and sports clubs, expanded women’s and youth programs, and established a school in Berlin to educate party and trade union officials. Ebert and the SPD learned an important lesson in 1907 that would forever change the party and showed Ebert’s dedication to moderate socialism and Germany’s well-being. In the years prior to 1907 Kaiser Wilhelm II had instituted a series of ambitious military reforms to bolster Germany’s army and navy....   [tags: leaders of the social democratic party]

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General Douglas MacArthur, a Key Figure in American History

- There have been many great figures throughout American history, Douglas MacArthur was a key general throughout World War II. He was a important figure in history because he was famously in command of the allied forces in defending the Philippines, he was the leader of the United Nations forces in the Korean War defending South Korea from the communist North, and he was a war hero even after he was no longer in the military inhis later years. And that is why I think General Douglas MacArthur is an important part of American History....   [tags: military, war, command]

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Greek Mythology And Athena Attic Red Figure

- The piece of art that I selected was Herakles and Athena Attic Red Figure made during 490-470 BCE. I chose this because of my love for Greek mythology and Hercules and Athena being one of my favorite mythological personas. I first was shown the origins of Greek mythology when I watched The Odyssey and Hercules. After viewing the movies, I was intrigued by the culture and history make-up of Greece. Greek mythology has always meant a great ordeal to me because of the power and strength that comes from each individual....   [tags: Greek mythology, Zeus, Athena, Twelve Olympians]

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Jesus Christ Is The Most World Changing Figure

- Jesus Christ is arguably the most world-changing figure in the entirety of human history. Author Paul Little writes: Jesus has been the subject of more literature, art and music than any other person. I would like to acknowledge my friend and fellow science educator, Mark Ritter, for sharing his perspectives with me in this discussion. So why does Jesus seem to have a permanent place in contemporary culture. Why does he seem as relevant today as he was two thousand years ago. Why is he still the topic of so many on-going conversations....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Christianity, Gospel]

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Sacrifice Is An Act Of Slaughtering An Animal Or Supernatural Figure

- What is Sacrifice. Sacrifice is an act of slaughtering an animal or person or surrendering a possession as an offering to God or to a divine or supernatural figure. Notwithstanding, to me Sacrifice is a method for demonstrating your adoration to the individual or things you have faith in the most. This article Sacrifice informs you of the historical backdrop of the offering of individuals in the past or in myths. For instance, the Romans, The Norse Myths, The Enuma Elish, and so forth.… In this paper I will basically explain to you what the article is letting you know and what it has taught me....   [tags: Norse mythology, Yggdrasil, Sacrifice]

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Jesus Christ Is A Different Figure And Idea For Many Individuals

- Jesus Christ is a different figure and idea for many individuals. Many people think of him as something to believe in, many people don 't believe in him, and many people only believe in him when they need guidance.I believe that Jesus saved us all from our sins and death. He is the reason we can confess our sins and still be forgiven for them. He is someone that people can talk to, pray with, get things of their chest too, and to restart on a clean slate. Jesus is important to me because he is the son of God, loving and gave us the gift of forgiveness....   [tags: Jesus, Holy Spirit, God in Christianity]

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A Figure in the Emerging Study of Psychology: Wolfgang Bringmann

- Wolfgang Bringmann, “The German physician, philosopher, and psychologist Wilhelm Maxine Wundt (1832-1920) was a seminal figure in the emergence of psychology as a modern science during the second half of the nineteenth century. Growing up, Wundts troubled childhood was not what you would think to be suitable for such an intelligent former psychologist. Wundts relationship with his parents was very troubled and unhealthy. Wundt spend hours staring at blank pages while day dreaming in class. He struggled through most of his schooling, but after he graduated, he went on to later be founded as the first psychologist as an independent science....   [tags: Wolfgang Bringmann, Psychology, ]

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My Life Figure Out And A Directional Plan And Heading

- If you asked me ten years ago where I would be today my answer would have been very different. I thought I had life figure out and a directional plan and heading. I planned on returning to college, getting a degree and becoming a nurse, but then life got in the way. I worked in the medical field and my plan was to continue that until 2011 when my whole life changed. When I was born, I was born with a disease called Optic Disc Drusen Syndrome. This is a rare eye condition that cause calcium deposits to build up on my optic nerve and optic disc....   [tags: High school, Education, School, Gymnasium]

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An Important Figure During The Medieval Time Period

- School allows the opportunity to learn, promoting growth in all areas of subjects. Whether the school resides in Italy, Japan, the United States, whether the subject relates to math, biology, or gym, an education provides information that can be passed down from instructor to pupil. These pupils may learn in a multitude of ways: asking questions, writing notes, taking tests and, presenting projects, and many more. These methods are invented by teachers and instructors to help aid the students in facilitating and solidifying information in a crucial and constructive way....   [tags: Musical notation, Music, Note, Guido of Arezzo]

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