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Medieval Ballad vs. Modern Interpretation in Get Up and Bar the Door

- Medieval Ballad vs. Modern Interpretation in Get Up and Bar the Door   An often used literary form in Medieval English literature was the folk ballad, an example of which is "Get Up and Bar the Door." A typical ballad is humorous, its author is unknown, and it focuses on one subject. This subject and the events of the story are conveyed both by the words written and those implied. The implied thoughts are conveyed and emphasized using a variety of literary techniques such as symbolism, repetition, and rhyme....   [tags: Get Up and Bar the Door Essays]

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The Bar Was Sleazy

- The bar was sleazy. The girl disappeared in a mass of bodies moments after I walked in the door. For a moment, I saw her blonde hair bobbing up and down, but then it was lost in a fog of smoke. People were crammed in from door to door. There was no bouncer at the door letting people in or denying them entry, so people were just shouldering in wherever they could. Lots of grinding dancing: asses on crotches and cigarettes dangling out of mouths of guys with big, long black mustaches and girls with big black eye lashes that oscillated to the beat of the kick drum....   [tags: 2005 singles, 2008 singles, Debut albums]

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I Walk Through The Front Door

- As I walk through the front door, I immediately hear the sound of buttons clicking rapidly and various profanity drifting from upstairs. What would have been a den or a guest bedroom a little more than a decade ago has been turned into video gaming heaven. Complete with multiple computer monitors, every console released to date, and stacks of games reaching from floor to ceiling, the purpose of this room is to facilitate hours of immersion in the virtual world. While this room is not located in my own home, I have spent a decent amount of time on the both the inside and outside of this gaming utopia that belongs to my partner’s little brother....   [tags: Video game, Video game console, Video game culture]

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Cop Tales : Therapist D How Are You Today?

- Cop Tales Therapist Dan: “How are you today?” Me: “I’m good. I have no tickets so I’m undeniably excellent.” Therapist Dan: “What are you signifying by no tickets?” Me: “You know… speeding tickets, court dates, and cop incidents. Don’t you recollect I was going to gab about it in this session?” Therapist Dan: “Well, I was thinking we could talk about you and what’s going on currently.” Me: “I’m paying for this session so I’m picking my cop encounters. Do you want me to shop around?” Therapist Dan: “Fine, have it your way.” October 9, 2006 I steered through Thunderbird and 40th St....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, The Cop, Let's Get It On]

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Alternate Universe in the Lost Treasure

- ... So with a collective disheveled sigh the drunken group left together to stumble all the way home to their “loving” wives. The bartender couldn’t help but chuckle at the comedy that he sees everyday in his bar, he leaves the counter to close the door but just as he is about three steps from the door it opens. In walked a woman, though you wouldn’t really guess that at first, she had pale skin, puffy hair and wore clothes you would find on those that worked in a some high rise office. She had a slight grin on her face that was mirrored by the bartender who went back behind the counter and followed by the new customer who took a seat in front of it....   [tags: customers, alcohol, bar, bartender]

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Personal Statement : My Family

- Some might think that it’s Ironic that my last name is Hope knowing all of the struggles that I’ve been through in the last three years… “Could you bring her some water” my mom said to the waitress while gesturing to me. My family usually didn 't go out together due to our busy schedules but that day both my parents and my brother were present for the impromptu dinner. We were surrounded by smiling faces but i couldn 't help the feeling that something bad was going to happen. I came to the realization that both my parents didn 't say a word since we we 're seated and in that moment i knew we weren 't there for the delicious food, nice people, or thrill of watching a game at the sports bar,...   [tags: Family, Emotion, High school, Bar]

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The Value of Bar Mitzvah

- This is a Torah portion that I feel represented my values as a whole. The portion is a part of the Parsha Ha-Shavuah which centers on the story of Sarah (Abrahams wife) having a baby at a very old age, and the details around that. Included in the part that I’m reading, theres emphasis that you should be generally hospitable towards others, and that families don’t always follow “Traditional” patterns. Now, let me explain my values and how they fit into that Parsha: Humor- Humor is important to me because it helps me keep a fresh, clear outlook on life and just generally brightens someone's day- or my day- in general....   [tags: Bar Mitzvah Speech]

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The Millionaire Next Door, by Thomas J. Stanley

- The book I chose to review for this course is titled, “The Millionaire Next Door”, by Thomas J. Stanley, Ph.D., and William D. Danko, Ph.D. After learning that it was published in 1996, prior to the widespread availability of the internet, and subsequent e­business boom, I was slightly sceptical that the information held within might not be relevant for someone like myself trying to thrive in today’s chaotic economy. Fortunately, I was wrong. The Millionaire Next Door is full of concepts and principles that put into perspective how we view money and status in our society, and also debunks the myth that America’s wealthy are the ones doing most of the spending while living elaborate and care...   [tags: The Millionaire Next Door]

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Was That The Door?

- “Was that the door?” Jimmy says. “Shit, hide everything!” Robert exclaimed. The two troubled high school seniors were frantically trying to hide the marijuana they were smoking. Quickly shoving the papers and weed in a draw, Jimmy and Rob quickly turn on the Xbox and act like they have been playing. “Hey Jim, I’m home.” Jimmy’s mom shouts from downstairs. “Upstairs Mom!” Jimmy shouts “Be cool.” Jimmy whispers to Rob. Jimmy’s mom walks upstairs and comes into Jimmy’s room and looks at them with a confused look....   [tags: Mother, Father, Parent, Family]

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Passing The Bar : What It Has It 's Own Culture?

- Passing the Bar Our social environments often change depending on the stage of our life. From arcades in the mall as children to bars in the area as mid twenties college students. We often find ourselves always looking for a zone of familiarity. Bar culture is one that becomes a large staple of millions of people each year. During the economic recession of the Bush era administration of America. Barswere one of the few places of businesses that didn 't face rocky investments or failing business to the degree others did....   [tags: Appeal, Law, Bar association, Trivia]

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The Evolution of Door Handles

- When it comes to opening a door there are many ways you can do it. You pull a handle, turn a knob, push it forwards, press a button or simply stand in front of it. It’s strange to think that the door, an object we are all familiar with hasn’t existed forever. The door opening mechanism has been around for amount of time, as the door knob was invented much later than the door itself. Before the door, there were simply openings. These openings let in everything from one space to another: people, light, sound, air, bugs, etc....   [tags: Doors, Openings, Knobs, Door Handles]

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My Friend, Kelli, And I Arrived At Woodham 's Bar

- On October 3rd, 2016, my friend, Kelli, and I arrived at Woodham’s bar at 8:46 PM. As we walk into the establishment, there is a Black man in his thirties (later identified as Nate) who is sitting outside. He watches us with a blank expression as we enter the bar. There are ten patrons in the bar, all spread out, with no more than two per group. There are two streamers that are hanging up above the bar area, unevenly hung. There are also a silver star balloon and a black balloon that are tied next to the stage....   [tags: Laughter, Joke, Bar association, Audience]

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A Graduation Certificate Can Get You in the Door

- Good Work Ensures Employment Success With increased attention to skill standards and worker certification, people tend to consider their qualifications solely in relationship to the occupational skills they have acquired. This publication addresses the myth that skill competencies alone ensure employment and discusses the value of continuous learning, emotional intelligence, networking, flexibility, and commitment to business objectives as other keys to workplace success. A Graduation Certificate Can Get You in the Door Although it is true that academic degrees, skill certifications, and other documentation of accomplishments provide access to employment, they are significant only at the...   [tags: Work Skills Competency Essays]

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The International Bar Association ( Iba ) : A Story Of Leadership And Success

- The International Bar Association (IBA): A Story of Leadership and Success Fernando Peláez-Pier Hoet Peláez Castillo Duque Caracas, Venezuela The IBA was founded on February 17, 1947 by a group of 34 national bar associations that were encouraged by the mission of the United Nations (UN), which aimed to establish cohesive systems of law and justice on a global scale. Today, 68 years later, the IBA is the leading association of lawyers known as “the global voice of the legal profession.” In this article, we will go over the history of the IBA and why it has gained its leading position among bar associations, law societies, and practicing lawyers from around the world....   [tags: Law, Lawyer, Bar association, Barrister]

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Comparing the Marriages in "Holding Things Together" and "The Painted Door"

- A married couple may not always be the happiest couple even though it may seem that love is expressed in the relationship. Some marriages are meant to be while some are not. What causes a person to be dissatisfied with their marriage. Or how do external factors play a role on the outcome of a relationship. As for the case in "Holding Things Together" and "The Painted Door"; these short stories have a few similarities, but they also have many contrasting factors to take into consideration on why one couple is successful with there relationship while the other is not....   [tags: Holding Things Together, Painted Door, marriage, ]

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Foot in the Door

- Human interaction at its basest can be described as a clash of wills. Different parties with different agendas come together, each hoping to get what they want with as little effort or cost as possible. Everyone wants something for as close to nothing as they can get. This was the impetus for the exploration of the foot-in-the-door technique. The foot-in-the-door technique, also called the gradation technique, refers to the assumption that a person who has already complied with a small request is more likely to agree to a larger one later....   [tags: HUman Interaction, Experiments]

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The Door is Open

- The Door is Open The concept of what other people think of us either becomes our whole world or becomes something we try to resist to become our own person. My first memory was when I was three years old in the family room of my first house. It was a three bedroom house in Parkersburg, West Virginia. My mom had just left the room to finish cooking dinner for the night. I was in the room with my dad who was recording me from across the relatively empty room. For some reason the way I remember this is from the perspective of my dad on the other side of the camera....   [tags: Autobiography, Personal Experience]

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Bead Bar Network Design

- Bead Bar Network Design The purpose of this project is to identify a computerized system that will align with the Bead Bar’s company goals. The Bead Bar is a company that supplies customers with workshops and materials to produce their own costume jewelry using items such as wire, beads and string. The Bead Bar is 1.5 million dollar company founded in 1998 that employee 15 full-time employees and 20 part-time employees. The company has three divisions that consist of studios, franchises, and Bead Bar on Board....   [tags: Network Bead Bar Business]

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Bead Bar Systems Development Project

- Bead Bar Systems Development Project A systems development project is a process in which a design is created to meet the needs of a specific company. Through investigation, analysis, design, implementation and maintenance will a system development plan create the necessary standards in which a company’s information system needs will be met. The Bead bar is a creative company in which individuals can create their own jewelry made from an assortment of different beads. The Bead Bar is a very successful company and has expanded the business across the United States....   [tags: Bead Bar, Case Study, System, solution]

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The Holy Grail Of Coupons Is The Buy One Get One Free Coupon

- It has become more difficult to shop with our economy the way it is. Purchasing items that are necessities come before luxuries. Coupons are becoming increasingly more popular as a way for cutting back on the cost of shopping. I have to admit though I am the customer that used to stand in line complaining about how long it was taking for another customer to sift through their coupons. I had a very wide opening event though that completely changed my thoughts in regards to coupon users. A customer in front of me one day at the store was told by the cashier she had saved seventy dollars....   [tags: Coupons, Buy One Get One Free, products, ]

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Attitudes of the Bar & Gender

- Attitudes of the Bar & Gender Bars and nightclubs are social entities that are designed for entertainment and they typically serve drinks, offer music and dancing. At bars, there are many stereotypes and gender differences that make the experience for both sexes very distinct, but very conflicting. The reasons that men and women go to bars are for the most part, different and also how they are treated at the bar would be absolutely opposite. Therefore they have different experiences while attending bars....   [tags: Social Entities, Sexual Harrassment]

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The Other Side of the Door

- I was conscious before I opened my eyes. The air I breathed in was fresh and clean. There was no noise to be heard. Eyes still shut, I shifted about. I was lying on a bed, or maybe a mattress. It was a significant improvement from the floor, but it wasn't really the most comfortable of beds, either. The first thing I saw after opening my eyes was a plain, white ceiling. I almost flipped out - I thought that I was back in Carl Cooper's prison cell. But then I noticed the lower, significantly larger window right next to me....   [tags: short story]

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Application Letter For A Commercial Door

- Doors in your building should be form-fitting, sturdy, secure and well-made. Your building, especially if it?s your commercial business, is a vital part of your everyday operations whether you rent the place to tenants, own a retail shop or house a factory. This is why you need professional installers to handle your commercial door needs. Read on to discover how new commercial doors can save you money and bring you peace of mind. Security Physical security is a major concern for your business or commercial property....   [tags: Computer security, Security, The Doors]

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The On The Door Down With The Bat

- to beat the door down with the bat. Wally had escaped and he went into the house. When he started to hit the chairs and walls, Dewan ran upstairs to her bedroom and hid in the closet. She called the player liaison from the NFLPA, who was working with Wally in his diversion program. Instead of telling her he was going to call the police or he would go there to help her, the worker just told her to stay safe and try to leave the house. After that incident, no one call her back because they weren’t worry if she dead or harmed....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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Analysis Of ' The Painted Door '

- In the short story, “The Painted Door”, John and Ann are a married couple, who have been together for seven years, and yet despite this fact, they still have trouble communicating. Ann wishes, from the very beginning of the story, that John would stay at home with her rather than go to check on his father. However, rather than expressing these sentiments exactly, she acts very cold towards him and insists that she’ll be perfectly fine, trying to guilt him into staying. Though it works, as John offers to stay with her rather than visiting his father’s farm, Ann decides to instead push away her feelings of spite and loneliness and allows him to leave, despite worrying about his safety and how...   [tags: Marriage, Short story, A Little Bit Longer]

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The Other Side of the Door

- "Thanks, but for the last time," I said, trying not to sound ungrateful. "I honestly do not need to see a therapist." "But, Anisa..." my mum sighed, worry still dancing around in her eyes. "You try to hide it, but just seem so upset all the - recently. Of course, we understand, regarding the circumstances. But that just makes it even more reasonable for you to consult a professional." "We're just concerned about you," dad added on. I gave them a genuine smile, and told them once again that I was fine....   [tags: personal narrative]

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My Experience At The Hospital Door

- I knew this day would change me. I knew that what lied behind the hospital door would start a new chapter of my life. I felt a chill but also knew it would be astounding. I could hear my dad talking to the nurse and when he turned to me, I knew what he would say. In a voice that sounded a little excited, he said, “Come on, we can go in now.” Though a little nervous but ready, I responded, “Okay, let’s go.” I followed him to the door and smiled at the nurse who opened it and lead us in. I knew the time had finally come....   [tags: Family, Parent, Watch, Prince]

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The Boot and Saddle Bar

- The Boot and Saddle has risen form the dead as a bar, restaurant and music venue. The Boot and Saddle has a long and interesting history on south Broad and seen the up and downs of the urban life cycle. It was our only country and western bar for years. It hosted mostly local talent and was a watering hole for the Navy when the Yard was a large active Naval Base. The bar was owned by Pete DelBorrello a respected business owner of the bar and other establishments in this neighborhood. With the closing, it sat vacant for 15 plus years before being reopened by the folks who own Union Transfer....   [tags: restaurant in South Philadelphia]

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Controlling The Revolving Door : China

- Controlling the Revolving Door China has a population 5 times greater than the US, yet we lock up more people than any other country. Prisons and jails control the largest area of state government expenses, which has increased rapidly as the past two decades. Only 5% of the world’s people live in the U.S., but it holds 25% of the world prison population. With states like California and Texas taking on the biggest burden and experiencing eight times the prison population increase, in the past two decades America’s prison population has tripled....   [tags: Prison, Crime, Corrections, Criminal justice]

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My Family At The Door

- From the beginning, my family was a happy one; a typical urban family. Until the day my father left. Now my father wasn 't a deadbeat dad, he was there throughout my whole development from a baby to a seven year old child. It just was one dreadful day when immigration decided to take him away. I still remember that day so vividly as if it’s been played back to me repeatedly for years. I was having lunch with my father and my little brother that day. We heard an unwavering knock on the door. The persistent knocking brought to my father’s attention, he smiled at me and my brother and then he opened the door....   [tags: Mother, Family, English-language films, Father]

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Essay About Opening The Door

- I knew I didn’t need to worry about opening the door partly because 1) She hates when someone opens the door for her and 2) She already had it open and was coming inside. Kylee Jade one of my closer friends since our 4th grade school year. Kylee had Butter Pecan brown hair that now had slight streaks of blonde to make it look more “summery” and it reached all the way down to her lower back. Her eyes where that of turquoise, and they had a slight feline shape to them. She was slightly smaller than 5’5, and most would describe her as attractive or hot, but this had only happened recently during the middle of our sixth grade year....   [tags: Thought, Mind, Question, Walking]

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Feminism in Tom Robbins’ Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

- Feminism in Tom Robbins’ Even Cowgirls Get the Blues In the novel, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues by Tom Robbins, Sissy Hankshaw is a young woman who gets introduced to the world via hitchhiking. From the beginning of the novel, Sissy’s sexuality is foreshadowed. She goes with her mother to see a psychic, Madame Zoe. When asked if Sissy will ever get married, Madame Zoe replies, "There is most clearly a marriage. A husband, no doubt about it, though he is years away…There are children, too. Five, maybe six....   [tags: Even Cowgirls Get Blues]

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America's Open Door Policy

- ... It felt debilitated by different powers' much bigger ranges of prominence in China and stressed that it may lose access to the Chinese business sector ought to the nation be divided. As a reaction, William Woodville Rockhill detailed the Open Door Policy in intend to protecting American business chances and different hobbies in China. In September 6, 1899, U.s. Secretary of State John Hay sent notes to the significant forces, such as France, Germany, Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, requesting that them announce formally that they might maintain Chinese regional and managerial trustworthiness and might not meddle with the free utilization of the bargain ports inside their authoritative...   [tags: US international relations]

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It's a Neighborhood Bar

- It's a Neighborhood Bar For a group project assigned in our Advanced Composition class at the University of Arizona, four of us decided to research the Morenci Mine Strike of 1983. When we left Tucson early one morning, we had no idea what to expect. The story was so muddled and had been so misconstrued with the passage of time and the fermentation of emotion, that we started to feel like Scooby Doo and his gang of amateur detectives. We even jokingly started calling my Nissan Altima the "Mystery Machine." I had read about a bar called The Refrigerated Cave in a book by Barbara Kingsolver called Holding the Line, and was interested in learning more about it, so armed with nothing but More...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Analysis Of Pancho Villa 's Bar

- The best place to hang out nowadays is an abandoned hotels, the ones that offer exotic drinks and inviting strippers like Pancho Villa’s Bar and Club does. Pancho Villa’s bar was a hotel about 15 years ago, but because of its infamy and very bad reputation it was abandoned. After being abandoned for several years, its owner sold it in lots. Businessmen of Nogales acquired two of these lots to start a project making a bar different from the rest, a space to have fun during weekends and get rid of stress....   [tags: Mexican Revolution, Pancho Villa, Sonora]

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Socialization Theories: The Door in Our Mind

- The Door in Our Mind At the beginning of every human life we are born with an open mind later to be molded. Once the molding reaches a certain stage the door closes and our journey to become who we are begins. As a young child is introduced to new enviorments, people and surrondings they are created into who they will become, a process called socialization. Socialization is a process of learning ones culture, it must be done at an early age to have the proper affects on the child. This process is done naturally when the door in the child’s mind is wide open....   [tags: freud, locke, erikson ]

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Stage Door At The Emmett Robinson Theatre

- This past Thursday, November 17, 2016, I attended Edna Ferber and George S. Kaufman’s play Stage Door at the Emmett Robinson Theatre. The play was directed by Mark Landis and produced by The College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance. I enjoyed this production more than the other plays that I had to see for this course. The concept and storyline of this play were unique. The only aspect of the play that I did not like as much were the numerous characters and their storylines. It was difficult to keep up with all the actors, especially knowing that I would have to comprehend them in order to write this paper....   [tags: Actor, Theatre, Character, Acting]

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A Gantt Diagram Is A Kind Of Bar Outline

- Gantt Charts A Gantt diagram is a sort of bar outline, adjusted by Karol Adamiecki in 1896, and autonomously by Henry Gantt in the 1910s, that shows an undertaking calendar. Gantt outlines show the begin and complete dates of the terminal components and synopsis components of an undertaking. Terminal components and outline components include the work breakdown structure of the task. Present day Gantt diagrams additionally demonstrate the reliance (i.e., priority system) connections between exercises....   [tags: Project management, Management, Gantt chart]

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Bar Flaubert Is A Character Driven Journey

- BAR FLAUBERT is a character driven journey. It’s adapted from a novel. The story combines drama, romance, and mystery. The tone is dramatic and moody. The goal is clear. A writer is determined to find the author of a mysterious, unpublished novel that intrigues him. The stakes are personal. The story is driven by themes about fate, destiny, and reconnecting. The script does a good job of drawing the audience into the mystery of Loukas Matthaeou, the author. Along with the protagonist, Yannis, one wants to know what happened to Loukas....   [tags: Plot, Fiction, Plot, Audience]

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Education Is The Key For The Golden Door Or Freedom

- Growing up and evolving myself into an educated Black-man has opened up a plethora of opportunities for me. I never would have thought in a million years that I would go to college. Once I got to high school, getting an education was the most important thing to me because I knew what the big picture was. George Washington Carver once said that, “Education is the key to unlock the golden door or freedom.” Where I’m from education/school wasn’t anyone’s first, second, or last option. I came to college to take full advantage of the small window to change my entire life....   [tags: Writing, High school, Blog, English-language films]

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Guarding The Golden Door By Roger Daniels

- Before 1882, the United States did not have any immigration rules which means anybody that came to America has the opportunity to stay here. The attitude of Americans toward immigrants has changed which transported the Chinese immigration act “into national prominence” (Daniel, 11). However, the Americans are now afraid of the immigrants due to their overpopulation. Half of the Americans rejected the immigrant’s presence, while the other half profits of their cheap labor. In this book “Guarding the Golden Door by Roger Daniels” heavily discovered over the one and only issue of how the immigrants are being treated in America....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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Chapter Notes on Confucius Lives Next Door by T.R. Reid

- Chapter Notes on Confucius Lives Next Door by T.R. Reid Chapter 1: THE OTHER MIRACLE 1) Japan still has the largest foreign currency reserves in the world even after years of recession. This fact was important because later it was explained that everyone in Japan had money and that it was more equally distributed than in the east. 2) East Asia has been extraordinarily successful. They have the safest streets, the strongest families, and the best schools in the world. This statement was important because it showed how this country surpassed other countries especially America....   [tags: Confucius Lives Next Door Asia Essays]

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The Universe Next Door, By James Sire

- James Sire the author of the book The Universe Next Door wants us to exam ourselves to discover what our own worldview. Understanding or discovering our worldview helps in the process of becoming self-aware, self-knowledge, and self-understanding. To assist in this discovery, he provides seven questions to answer. Each of the questions asked are used to seek what your worldview is or consists of. Not every person is going to answer these questions the same as we all have different beliefs or ideas of the world....   [tags: Human, Meaning of life, Religion, Thought]

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Alexandra Walked Through The Door And Yelled

- Alexandra walked through the door and yelled, “Mom, I need to talk to you.” Alexandra’s mom came from the kitchen and asked, “Why are you yelling in my house. Are you crazy?” “I am yelling in the house because I have a few questions that need to be answered,” Alexandra screamed. At this point Alexandra was frustrated. Ever since she met her father, Joseph she wanted to know her mom 's side of the story. She always held her mom up on a pedestal. She thought her mom would never do any wrong. “Child bring down that voice of yours and then we can talk.” Alexandra’s mom stated....   [tags: Family, Mother, Father, Parent]

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The Locked Door

- There was a door that I had never gone in. It stood out in the middle of a forest, a strange place for a door. It stood straight up and seemed to have no supports, it seemed magic almost that it could be there. When I first saw it there was a child going in. A little girl I think, not very old. Perhaps about 6 years old. I ran along and when I got there the door was shut. There was no lock on the door; therefore, I took it that it would have to be open. Grabbing the knob I twisted it and pulled....   [tags: Creative Writing]

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Lowering the Bar

- Lowering the Bar We have reached an era where everyone is expected to go to college, and educators are forcing this goal upon unwilling individuals to their great detriment. According to Barbara Schneider and David Stevenson in The Ambitious Generation: America's Teenagers, Motivated but Directionless, only fifty percent of twelfth graders surveyed in the 1950s expected to attend college, but by the 1990s, that number had increased to 90% (5). Much of this can be attributed to the increasing complexity of the American workplace—machinery has replaced most of the blue-collar jobs that existed five decades ago, and nearly every job requires some degree of technical sophistication....   [tags: College Education School Essays]

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Even Cowgirls Get the Blues - Within the Guidelines of Feminist Discourse

- Even Cowgirls Get the Blues - Within the Guidelines of Feminist Discourse Surprisingly, in spite of being a male from the 1970s, Tom Robbins has written a novel, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues, supporting feminism. This is a term that most of us are familiar with; yet, what is feminism. The Routledge Critical Dictionary of Feminism and Postfeminism defines "feminist purpose" for us as "an active desire to change women's position in society" (Brown, Meginis, and Bardari, 231). In order to discuss feminism in terms of Robbin's novel, we need to know what feminist theory means when applied to literature....   [tags: Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Essays]

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Cultural Perspectives in Tom Robbins' Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

- Cultural Perspectives in Tom Robbins' Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Literary works are always affected by the times and places in which they are written. Those crafted in Western America often reflect conflicts that occurred between advancing civilization and the free spirited individual. The 1970’s was a particularly popular time for authors to introduce new ideas for living in the modern world. There are few authors who captured the essence and feeling of culture quite like Tom Robbins. Robbins comments on the differences and similarities between Western civilization and Eastern philosophies....   [tags: Even Cowgirls Get the Blues Essays]

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The Teacher Will At The Door

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The Code Of The Door

- “92740#, 92740#, 92740#.” This six digit code was the only thought streaming through my head as I pranced down the long, narrow hallway, weighted down by three bags of luggage and my 1,500 page Biology book. I scanned the room numbers, each paired with a wide, wood door, evenly posted along the white cinder block walls. Although I was scared out of my mind, I had been preparing for this moment for nearly six months: escaping the suburbs of Wauwatosa and the strict rules of my parents to live on my own for six weeks at Boston College....   [tags: College, University, Rooms, Dormitory]

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The Heroine of Louise Shivers' Here to Get My Baby Out of Jail

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Turning a Mild Steel Bar

- TASK: Turning a Mild Steel Bar.We were each given a mild steel bar to work into the shape shown in the drawing found on the following pages, TURNING TASK: Turning a Mild Steel Bar. We were each given a mild steel bar to work into the shape shown in the drawing found on the following pages, to do this we used the Turning Lathe in the workshop, but before we could start some measurements had to be taken. This meant using a micrometer to determine the diameter of the bar to begin with. A micrometer allows a measurement of the size of a body....   [tags: Design and Technology]

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Jewish Religion and Tradition: Bar and Bat Mitzvahs and Storytelling

- ... The Torah portion is from the five books of Moses, and the Haftorah comes from the book of the prophets. The Torah portion and Haftorah one is given depends on the day they were born and the day they will be having their services. The Torah portion that coincides with the bar or bat mitzvah is important because it tells what happened on the day they are having theirs throughout history. Also, each Torah portion comes with a deeper meaning and insight from the story. Another form of storytelling throughout the bar / bat mitzvah service is the D’var Torah....   [tags: religious ceremonies]

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Dialogue Essays - The Bar

- Dialogue Essays - The Bar It doesn’t take long for lives to come together or to come apart. Just a few short moments in time, time that is subjective, objective, judging or not judging. Nobody really cares about it. It just happens. It doesn’t take long. It is happening all over the world and no one even notices. No one wants to notice. Because they all have their own secrets that they’ll never tell. She meets him in a bar. She is languishing at the scuffed up bar, one of those places where the work weary retreat after they put in their eight hours, or ten hours, or twelve, depending on the person, depending on the job....   [tags: Dialogue Conversation Essays]

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The Door by E.B. White

- The Door by E.B. White (1) As humans search for meaning and purpose in their lives, the constant changes of everyday life that they encounter can be overwhelming and frustrating. E. B. White gives us an example of this in his story "The Door." The theme of this story is that too much awareness and analysis of life’s frustrations can drive human kind insane and render them powerless. (2) The protagonist of this story is sucked in by his need to understand the frustrations of life. He is always seeking relief from his awareness of these frustrations; just when he thinks he has picked the correct path or door, ("the one with the circle on it"), the professor "changes that door on [h...   [tags: E. B. White Literature Essays]

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Overheard From An Antarean Bar By Glenn A. Meisenheimer

- The science fiction poem, “Overheard in an Antarean Bar” by Glenn A. Meisenheimer is a poem about how a person of a certain species in a bar is talking to another species about how they personally are not too keen on interspecies mating. Based on the title, I assume that it does not take place in our own solar system, and takes place in either another system belonging to a species called the Antareans or a planet / place named Antarean. Because the title has the word “overheard” this means that the person speaking in the poem is not the narrator, and so the poem is told in another’s point of view....   [tags: Poetry, Human, Rhyme, Stanza]

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The Open Door Policy in china in the Late 1800s

- During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the growth of international trade caused western countries to invade China in order to extend the affect of their nations. There were benefits to China as a result of growth in trade, however the involvement of foreign nations was not appreciated by the citizens and government. The United States created the Open Door policy to control China’s market and resources without approval of the Chinese government which resulted in the Boxer Rebellion. Prior to the rebellion, westernized countries conquered different sections of China in order to imperialize many of the villages throughout the country....   [tags: Westernization, Trade, Rebellion]

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Hershey 's Cookies And Cream Candy Bar

- Hershey’s Cookies & Cream Candy Bar My favorite child hood snack was Hershey’s Cookies and cream white chocolate candy bar. I couldn’t get enough of them when I was younger. So I was thrilled with this assignment to see what ingredients this delicious candy contains. The five interesting ingredients I found in this candy bar is Vegetable Oil, Cocoa Butter, Folic Acid, Shea, and Corn Syrup. Let’s start with the first ingredient Vegetable oil. According to (Thankyourbody.com) Vegetable oil is an oil that is extracted from various seeds....   [tags: Nutrition, Fatty acid, Chocolate, Saturated fat]

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Love Reaction in the The Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer

- There are more than three billion people living on Earth; however, not everyone adores each other. On the other hand, if people met Bill and Bud, two main characters from The Tender Bar, they would find them charming. J.R. Moehringer wrote an emotional autobiography about himself and his devastating life, in The Tender Bar, J.R. walked into a bookstore in an unhabituated mall, and met Bill and Bud, who changes his life forever. Many youth, teens, and adults would find Bill and Bud likeable, because the pair of them are smart, optimist, and loving....   [tags: characters, smart, optimist, loving]

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A Grey Door and a Story Based on the Legend of Zelda

- Your choice was almost instant. The grey door is the choice. Getting to be on the side of the villains is always way more fun, and that's something new in a Legend of Zelda style game. Besides, there's a group of people on the other side of the grey door, and all of them will be close to you; there's a good chance of surviving, right. You walk over to the door and swing it open, walking in with confidence. As soon as you walking in the door, you shield your eyes with your arms, due to a blinding light shining from seemingly nowhere....   [tags: Choice, Boy]

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Chivalry By William Shakespeare 's ' The Door For A Lady '

- “Opening the door for a lady is not optional and will never go out of style.” -Anonymous. Chivalry refers to the lifestyle and moral code followed by medieval knights and is really like a handbook. Today this means holding the door open, spending quality time and sending flowers is deemed as proper chivalry. According to (body rock.com) “90% of women claim that chivalry is not dead but not what it use to be.” Some men believe that Chivalry is dead because there is no reason to show acts of chivalry to women because of today 's role in gender equality.Overall Chivalry isn’t dead but is becoming endangered in today’s society....   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Middle Ages, Virtue]

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Service Learning Selection At The Open Door Mission

- Service Learning Selection Throughout the United States homelessness has become a huge problem with jaw dropping numbers. According to the National Alliance to End Homelessness approximately 578,424 people were homeless on one night. Whether that is either sleeping out on the streets or in shelters. We tend not to think of this because we are not a part of those numbers. We don’t really think about what we would do if we lost everything, like some of these families/people did. We live such busy lives that we usually take life for granted....   [tags: Homelessness, Homeless shelter]

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The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking in out Backyard

- Most Americans when they hear about the crime of human trafficking they automatically refer it to sex exploitation by big time gang organizations. Sexual exploitation is a big chunk of the trafficking problem in America but in reading the book The Slave Next Door you can see that there are different types of work for human trafficking. One of the unique and underrated types of trafficking is in the type of domestic slavery. This type of trafficking is not as popular for gangs and other trafficking organizations because it is more along the lines of saving money than making money....   [tags: sex exploitation, massage parlors]

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Analysis Of Frederick Douglass 's ' The Golden Door Of Freedom '

- "Education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom.” George Washington Carver spoke with his experience, which means that having knowledge and personal thinking leads to freedom for sure. In essay “Learning to Read and Write” Frederick Douglass describes how he learned to read and write when he was a slave since his childhood. He was challenged by his life of being a slave after he started learning. His enslavers did not want him to learn anything by getting any education. The reason is that getting an education would make him feel worthy and desire to be free....   [tags: Frederick Douglass, Slavery in the United States]

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Bead Bar System Development

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President Richard Nixon and The Open Door Policy to China

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Thomas Heard The Door Of The Notorious Newgate Prison Cell

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Bead Bar Network Paper

- Bead Bar Network Paper Bead Bar is a company that has three branches: studios, franchises, and Bead Bar on Board. The studio sector of the company runs six bead bar studios. Besides the first, there are studios in New York City, on Long Island, in Washington, D.C., and in Boston, Massachusetts. The franchise branch markets a whole beading supply kit to companies that want to start their own bead studio. The branch is accountable for satisfying franchisees’ with their supply needs. The company even now operates with paper-based forms....   [tags: Business Management Strategy Analysis]

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Being A Neighbor As The Author 's Next Door

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The Door

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My Next Door Neighbor By Kyle Tucker

- Kyle Tucker was my next door neighbor when I was a freshman and sophomore in high school. He was a year younger than me and moved into town from Austin Texas. Our friendship pretty much formed through the same process discussed in the book. We met at the bus stop and started talking about random general stuff. We soon started to realize we had a lot in common and began hanging out after school. We would usually either play video games or go outside and play some kind of outdoor activity like hide n’ seek or basketball....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Friendship]

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Canadian Chocolate Bar Market

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The Reentry Bar

- Photos of rockets charging into space lined the walls of the Reentry bar. George relaxed into the bar stool, drained his drink and put the glass down. Joe realized that George was about to start a story and wondered how many times he had heard this one before. "May I purchase a drink?" A stranger standing next to George asked. George nearly fell off his stool but with the poise of years of bartending Joe asked,"Sure, beer OK?" "Bourbon would be better. Is this sufficient?" He reached into a pocket and dropped a dollar coin on the bar....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay]

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The Boy Next Door

- The boy next door The authors of the book are: Josie Lloyd & Emlyn Rees  Title The title of this book is: The boy next door. The authors choose this title for the novel, because Fred was "the boy next door" for Mickey. They spent a lot of their childhood together, because they were neighbours.  Pages The book has 293 pages.  Year The novel was first published in 2001.  Setting The story takes place in the 1980s and also fifteen years later (about 1995). The story takes place in Rushton, a village in England and in a town in England, but its name hasn’t been told....   [tags: Josie Lloyd Emlyn Rees]

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Closing the Golden Door

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Summary Of ' Get Out ! '

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I 'll Get It !

- “Wallace. Can you settle down just a little. I have to focus on this part of the cloth and it requires concentration,” said Drea, while seated at her weaving stool in front of the loom. Since Alis was now well into her midwifery training, she was not available to mind Wallace as much, which made focusing on detailed work difficult when Wallace banged around the house. Drea didn’t blame him, of course; he was a little boy with energy, but she needed to get this work done as quickly as possible. Wallace dropped his wooden sword to his side....   [tags: Woman, Wife, 2007 singles, Women]

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I Should Get A Job

- Her thoughts raced in excitement. I should get a job too, she thought to herself. I would be away from that apartment even longer each day and maybe, just maybe I would learn how to interact with people. She was tempted to ask Rob more about the pizza place. She felt her stomach wobble, reminding her that she was about to set herself up for disappointment. Backing her ears, she blurted out. “Rob?” Mel spoke quickly now, excited about the train of thought and her possible solution to all this confusion....   [tags: Pizza, Naples]

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Bead Bar

- The Bead Bar is a company that specializes in providing beads to customers so they can create their own unique jewelry. They have been in business for 10 years and continue to expand. They currently have locations in Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and Washington D.C. They recently started Bead Bar on Board, designed especially for cruise lines. The Bead Bar currently employs 15 full-time employees and close to 20 part-time employees. (Malaga) The Bead Bar has experienced lost orders, incorrect invoicing, and delays in shipments due to their paper-based system of retaining data....   [tags: Business Development, Case Study, solution]

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Bar Code

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