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Transcendence in Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping

- Transcendence in Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping William H. Burke suggests that transience in Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping is a type of pilgrimage, and that “the rigors and self-denials of the transient life are necessary spiritual conditioning for the valued crossing from the experience of a world of loss and fragmentation to the perception of a world that is whole and complete” (717). The world of reality in Housekeeping is one “fragmented, isolated, and arbitrary as glimpses one has at night through lighted windows” (Robinson 50)....   [tags: Robinson Housekeeping Essays]

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Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping - Beyond Reason

- Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping - Beyond Reason    Marilynne Robinson gives voice to a realm of consciousness beyond the bounds of reason in her novel Housekeeping. Possibly concealed by the melancholy but gently methodical tone, boundaries and limits of perception are constantly redefined, rediscovered, and reevaluated. Ruth, as the narrator, leads the reader through the sorrowful events and the mundane details of her childhood and adolescence. She attempts to reconcile her experiences, fragmented and unified, past, present, and future, in order to better understand or substantiate the transient life she leads with her aunt Sylvie....   [tags: Robinson Housekeeping Essays]

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Housekeeping By Marilynne Robinson 's Housekeeping

- Housekeeping Housekeeping is a novel written by Marilynne Robinson, whose title heavily implies a deeper meaning within itself. The story is centered around two girls, Ruth and Lucille, who have been left in the hands of others as a result of their mother 's suicide. The novel is very simplistic in it’s nature paralleling the type of lifestyle that most of the members of the family live, excluding of course Molly who goes to do missionary work and China, and also Helen who drives herself off of a cliff....   [tags: Family, Meaning of life, English-language films]

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The Bible And Housekeeping By Marilynne Robinson

- The Bible and Housekeeping The book of Genesis in the Bible presents many important people, events, and ideas that have been often been referenced to in literature and other arts. The novel Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson, published in 1980 is considered to be one of the most prominent books of the recent era. The novel is a generational saga that is told from the point of view of Ruthie, who along with her sister Lucille is abandoned at her grandmother’s house after their mother kills herself....   [tags: Bible, Old Testament, Book of Genesis, Patriarchy]

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In Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinso, Categorical Confines: Societal Boundaries in Opposition of Happiness

- ... “She walked up the bank, and stood looking across the bridge for a moment, and then she began carefully, tie by tie, out onto it. Slowly she walked on and on, until she was perhaps fifty feet out over the water… ‘I’ve always wondered what it would be like.’” (81-82) Sylvie knows that the only way to live unrestricted is to die, much the way Helen did. In reality, however, society even places restrictions death. While the decedent may not be sentient and aware of such things, the categories of natural death, accidental death, and suicide are all seen within Housekeeping, and are a way of defining the lives of those who die after their deaths....   [tags: boundaries, suicide, happiness]

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Emotional and Physical Isolation in Marilynne Robinson´s Housekeeping and Alfred Hitchcock´s Rear Window

- Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window and Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping both demonstrate isolation through interaction between neighbors, dialogue, setting or mise-en-scene, framing, close-ups, and camera cuts. People can be close to one another in a physical sense, but, on a deeper level, they are disconnected. They may interact and it will only be in passing. While the novel and film both demonstrate isolation, their methods in doing so differ as there are certain things each medium can do that the other cannot....   [tags: negihbors, dialogye, setting, framing, cuts]

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Internship Report: Hotel InterContinental San Francisco

- Internship Organization History Hotel InterContinental San Francisco is under the InterContinental International Group, which is a multinational chain of hotels located in Europe, Asia, South Pacific, and North America, for 60 nations. InterContinental Hotels began its operations in 1946 as the hotel founded by Pan-American World Airlines. Since its inception, the hotel primarily targets customers for leisure and business purposes. With an added advantage of a flexible transportation system, Hotel InterContinental San Francisco also provides deluxe guest rooms, hospitable services, furnished conference facilities, and accommodations....   [tags: Organization, Housekeeping, Leisure]

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Do Men Mother?: Fathering, Care and Domestic Responsibility by Andrea Doucet

- Traditionally, mothers have been assigned to stay in the house to take care of children and perform daily household activities. However in recent years, men are becoming more involved in the house. Men are sharing more of the same responsibilities with women in terms of housekeeping and childrearing. Several fathers are choosing to stay in the house to take care of their children rather than working outside; either because of employment interruption or their wives are earning a higher salary than them....   [tags: Social Issues, Housekeeping and Childrearing]

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Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions

- In the declaration of sentiments and resolutions, Elizabeth Cady Stanton states that "The history of mankind is a history of repeated injuries and usurpation on the part of men toward women, having in direct object the establishment of an absolute tyranny over her" (205). Gender inequality is a well known issue that has existed in all countries around the world. For instance, in the past, women did not have the right to seek education and occupation, to take part in public and economic events, or to own property....   [tags: Gender Roles, Housekeeping, Freedom]

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There Was Great Pressure On The Top Of The Physical Being

- There was great pressure on the top of the physical being, as it pushed up through the murky darkness of the damp earth, like a phoenix rising. There was a sense of unexplainable awareness, as the musky odor of decay gave way to the crisp, sweet oxygen and gentle shower of warm, comforting sunlight. Both washed down over the first born sprout of the new existence with gentle comfort. There was no awareness that it had begun as a seed, pushed deep into the ground by human hands, or that its very survival had depended on more than an unconscious, sleepy will to live....   [tags: Homemaker, Housekeeping, Awareness, Consciousness]

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The Theories That Can Help People 's Conflicts

- Wilmot & Hocker discusses various ways to assess conflict particularly when we choose to intervene in other people’s conflicts. They discuss the system theory as one of the beneficial theories that can help us intervene when we have a conflict. A system theory is a full assessment of how the overall system works and finding communication patterns within the systems (Wilmot & Hocker, 2011). Understanding the nature of organizations can be important to a person who is trying to find out a more organized way to handle and intervene conflicts....   [tags: Housekeeping, Homemaker, Home]

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Effects Of Technology On Student 's Test Scores

- Steve Covey once said “The key is not to prioritize what’s on your schedule, but to schedule your priorities.” Multitasking was once thought to be a person being able to do two things at once, research has shown that it is simply our thoughts switching from one task to another, taking us away from accomplishing the important and urgent tasks that need our attention. Multitasking simply switches our thoughts between two tasks, resulting in poor concentration on both tasks. We are putting too much focus today on the unimportant, non-urgent tasks, and unable to focus on what needs our immediate attention until sometimes it is too late....   [tags: Homemaker, Housekeeping, Task, Activity]

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Gender Roles Of Women And Women

- Biologically women and men are different only because of their physique and genital organs, but culturally it raises a bigger question between the gender role of the two. Men and womens’ equality are seen to be equaling out with the advancement of the feminist movements, but the women are expected to fit this “ideal” woman standard that are causing challenges within work field and household dealing with sexism, inequality, and restrictions. Women are raised to take over household duties. Starting from a young age women are raised to do the cleaning, cooking, and just work around the house....   [tags: Homemaker, Housekeeping, Woman, Home]

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My Experience At School Chores

- I watched out my friend’s window as her 12-year-old chopped wood in the back yard. I wasn’t sure which was more amazing, that he was helping without having been asked or that my friend was allowing her son to use an axe, seemingly with no undue anxiety on her part. He entered the house, taking off boots and gloves before shoving a couple of logs into the woodstove. Why was her child taking on such grown up tasks when I could barely get mine to clean their rooms. “She must need the help” my own father casually responded when I described the scene to him later that evening....   [tags: Homemaker, Housekeeping, Home, Cleaning]

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Becoming A Penn Foster Student

- I 'm William, in my early forties, and I would never have thought I 'd end up back in school for any reason. After being passed over for promotions to become a member of management where I work. I decided that enrolling in schooling might give me an advantage for my next chance to advance or open the opportunity to find a better job. Thus, lead to becoming a Penn Foster student in the Associate 's degree program for Business management. I knew that the normal college experience was a bit out of the question as my schedule at work would not allow for....   [tags: Housekeeping, Homemaker, Homework, Facebook]

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The Home By Marilynne Robinson

- Throughout Marilynne Robinson’s works, readers are often reminded of themes that defy the status quo of popular ideas at the time. She explores transience and loneliness, amongst other ideas as a way of expressing that being individual, and going against what is deemed normal in society is acceptable. Robinson utilizes traditional literary devices in order to highlight these concepts. Countless times throughout Robinson’s work, the idea of the home is used as a way to contrast society’s views, and what it means to the characters of Robinson’s novels....   [tags: Literature, Novel, Literary theory, Fiction]

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Determining an Organization’s Configuration: Mintzberg Organizations

- A society of organizations is one in which organizations enter our lives as influential forces in a great many ways — in how we work, what we eat, how we get educated and cured of our illnesses, how we get entertained, and how our ideas are shaped’ (Henry Mintzberg 1989) Organizational structure is one of the three key organizational assets that could contribute to the effectiveness of operations of any organization (Zheng, Yan and Mclean 2009) It is joined together by different flows of information, decision processes, hierarchy of authority, specialization and working materials....   [tags: structure, organizational charts]

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Management At The Hotel Northampton

- I was fortunate enough to have experienced first hand and learned, many different sides of what goes on in the hotel industry. Five out of the ten years in the hotel industry, I worked as a housekeeping assistant manager in overseeing operations, assigning tasks and performing room inspections. The general aspects of projects were planned, developed and detail at every stage. It was my obligation to maintain the highest standards of performance of the hotels to establish and support a working environment that recognized every employee 's dignity and worth to encourage collaboration, innovation, and quality work....   [tags: Communication, Graphic communication, Hotel]

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The Value of the University Maintenance Staff

- Beep, beep, beep, smack. You wish you could hit the snooze button on your alarm because it’s 5 o’clock on a Monday morning. Part of you wants to sleep a few more hours, but the other part tells you it’s time to go to work. You eat breakfast, kiss your family goodbye, and arrive at the University campus in time to start your shift at 7 a.m. After seeing the friendly faces of your co-workers and friends on staff, you think to yourself, “Maybe today won’t be so bad after all.” Your mood changes when you see the mess that has been accumulating in the bathrooms over the weekend....   [tags: Informative Essays]

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Hotel Room Attendant : Hotel

- After reading The Goal, I would like to apply these concepts to the hospitality industry, Hotel. I got a chance to have an interview with a former room attendant in Howard Hotels, a five-star hotel in Taiwan. Although the room attendant’s duty is quite simple, I find the way to apply the ideas from the book to their work. In housekeeping, the room attendants have very limited time to finish their work because hotel guests usually check-out from 9AM to 12 PM and new customers will check in from 3PM to 5PM....   [tags: Hotel, Rooms, Hotels, Inventory]

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Job Duties At The Hotel

- I started my field placement at the Edward Village Hotel in North York on September 6th 2016. During my 150 hours working at Edward Village I was giving the opportunity to work and gain experience in both the housekeeping and front desk department. While working in the housekeeping department I had many different job duties, I would do room checks, fold laundry and sometimes help with cleaning the rooms. Within my short experience at the front desk I have learned a lot that will help me in the tourism industry....   [tags: Hospitality industry, Hotel, Lodging, Learning]

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Corporation and Family -- An Integrated Analysis of Human Resource Management in Hotel 373

- Located at 373 Fifth Ave in Manhattan, Hotel 373 is a small, boutique styled hotel nestled in the shadow of the Empire State Building. It’s proximity to one of New York’s most iconic landmarks attracted a booming stream of tourists. Opened in 2007, Hotel 373 is held under the management of the Hersha Hospitality Management Company (HHMC), which also manages over a hundred other hotels within the country. Due to its petite size, the hotel currently operates with seventy rooms and a staff of thirteen employees under the guidance of the general manager, Gary DeSoiza....   [tags: Business Management]

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Liberty Center : A Profit Oriented Corporation Nursing Center

- “Our goal each day is to help every resident achieve the highest level of independence and wellness possible.” Liberty Nursing Center is a profit-oriented corporation nursing center which is one of the 17 communities, owned and managed by ‘Liberty Health Care Corporation’. The mission of LNC is ‘Enriching lives, promoting good health and serving with compassion’. The mission statement therefore aims to build a real community to enrich the lives of residents, dedicated to meeting the personal needs of all the residents to promote good health and to achieve the highest level of independence and wellness forming a compassionate bond....   [tags: Nursing home, Nursing, Nursing care plan]

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Careers in Lodging and Food and Beverage Management

- Careers in Lodging and Food and Beverage Management If you are interested in a management career in hospitality industry it is good to research the management position that you may be interested in. Find out what the different positions are is a good way to start your research. The two different industries within the hospitality industry are the Hotel and Lodging industry and the Restaurant industry. The different top management position in the Hotel and Lodging are: General Manager, Director of Human Resources, Director of Food and beverage, Director of Rooms Division, Director of Sales and Marketing, Director of Engineering, Director of Accounting....   [tags: human resource, food and beverage industry]

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Organizational Case Study : Liberty Nursing Center

- Organizational Case Study - Liberty Nursing Center, Oxford – Sunaina Rana 1) Mission, structure and services “Our goal each day is to help every resident achieve the highest level of independence and wellness possible.” Liberty Nursing Center is a profit-oriented nursing center, one of the 17 communities, owned and managed by ‘Liberty Health Care Corporation’. The mission of LNC states ‘Enriching lives, promoting good health and serving with compassion’. The mission statement therefore aims to build a real community to enrich the lives of residents, dedicated to meeting the personal needs of all the residents to promote good health and to achieve the highest level of independence and w...   [tags: Nursing, Nursing home, Care of residents]

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The Importance Of Hotel And Lodging Operations

- “The Importance of Hotel and Lodging Operations” Hotel and Lodging operations are a huge part of what makes going away for a week or weekend so important in the process of that because, without it, we would not be anywhere with the hotel industry. There are a lot of different aspects you have to consider when talking about Hotel and Lodging Operations, for example, we have the General manager who oversees everyone under him. Some of those who would work under him would be people who work in the food and beverage department, in the restaurants, for room service....   [tags: Hotel, Hotels, Lodging, Motel]

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Good Wives : Image And Reality

- In the book Good Wives: Image and Reality in the Lives of Women in Northern New England 1650-1750, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich attempts to highlight the role of women that was typical during this particular time period. During this point in history in hierarchal New England, as stated both in Ulrich’s book and “Give Me Liberty. An American History” by Eric Foner, ordinary women were referred to as “goodwives” (Foner 70). “A married woman in early New England was simultaneously a housewife, a deputy husband, a consort, a mother, a mistress, a neighbor, and a Christian” and possibly even a heroine (Ulrich 9)....   [tags: Woman, Wife, Marriage, Gender]

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Nickel And Dimed By Barbara Ehrenreich

- Nickel and Dimed book Response Nickel and Dimed, by Barbara Ehrenreich was a very thought provoking book to read. The author spent a year of her life working several low paying jobs, and staying in low quality facilities. She hoped to share year long journey with the world in order to show how these types of workers live and how they are viewed by the upper class. After reading this book, I learned many things from the author and made connections to my own life. This book also helped me look at businesses in a different way....   [tags: Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich]

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Exciting Career of Hotel Managment

- ... A hotel manager is accountable for the day-to-day functioning of a hotel and its staff. They have trade responsibilities for financial and budgeting management, organizing, planning and directing all hotel services, including front-of-house (concierge, reservations, reception), housekeeping and food and beverage operations. While planning ahead to maximise profits and taking a strategic overview, the manager has to set a benchmark for the staff to deliver a standard of presentation and service that meets their esteemed guests expectations and needs....   [tags: customers, staff, hospitality]

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Financial Ratios from Income Statements from Hospitality Management

- Financial Ratios from Income Statements: Accounting in hospitality management is carried out to identify and document financial issues and produce information regarding an organization’s assets, liabilities, and investments. Through this process, the management of a hospitality establishment understands and interprets financial ratios, which are crucial for basic control of operations in the establishments. Some of the most important financial ratios in hospitality accounting include average daily rate, occupancy percentage, room sales to total sales, cost of food sold percentage, profit margins for rooms and F&B, housekeeping cost per occupied room, and cost of beverage sold percentage....   [tags: assets, investments, hotel]

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Solace Across the Bridge

- "Home is Where the Heart Is." Whether embroidered with red yarn on a small white pillow or painted in some bubbly scene with roses and hearts, this simple phrase finds its way into almost every house. These words strike up, even in the least sentimental person, feelings of warmth, comfort, parents, and small wagging tails. Not every home though, is the perfect structure of stability and refuge. In her novel, "Housekeeping," Marilynne Robinson shares with the reader a world where home is as unsecured as loose rocks on a steep hill....   [tags: World Literature]

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Bill Naughton's Play Spring and Port Wine

- Bill Naughton's Play "Spring and Port Wine" How does the playwright, Bill Naughton, prepare the audience for the first appearance for Rafe on the stage. What are the audience expected to think about him. 07817966841 224 1970 In this coursework I will be focusing on a play called "Spring and Port Wine". It was first performed in 1965 and is set about forty years ago. I am going to comment on how social and historical things have changed since then and how we as an audience are expected to think of the character called Rafe before his first entry in the play....   [tags: Bill Naughton Spring Port Wine Essays]

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On "Iron Laws" of Economics

- On "Iron Laws" of Economics ABSTRACT: 1. A strong interest shown by modern society to the sphere of economic attitudes, and connected to it the growing authority of the economists. - 2. Perception about the "iron" laws of economics as highest criteria of economic activity and life in general (economic fatalism). - 3. An exploration of the most widespread motives of housekeeping: struggle for a survival, earning one's "life", earning on "the black day". - 4. Logical "circumvention" of all these motives confirmed by the daily facts....   [tags: Economics Essays]

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How The Hotel Industry Has Under Pressure By Government Legislation And Regulations

- For a decade the hotel industry is trying to implement a strategy to help with sustainability. Water, electric, gas is highly generated every day in hotel rooms. The Deliotte Game changers or spectators article (2015) stated that Hospitality is vulnerable to water shortages, relies heavily on built assets, and consumes significant amounts of electricity and, generally speaking, is an item on which spending is discretionary. This is the case because when people travel they do not pay attention to how much energy or water they are actually consuming....   [tags: Hotel, Hotels, Motel, Hospitality industry]

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How Does The Environment Really Impact People And The Decisions They Make?

- Does the environment really impact people and the decisions they make. The lives of the following characters show that the environment does indeed have a significant impact on people. In O Pioneers, Alexandra Bergson is the protagonist; she is an independent woman who increases her family’s wealth through her innovative ideas. Emil, Alexandra’s youngest brother, is in love with Marie Shabata, a married woman who is unhappy in her marriage. Although, Marie admits that she loves Emil, she begs him to leave town....   [tags: Family, Marriage, The Color Purple, Willa Cather]

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A Brief Note On Dementia And Alzheimer 's And Dementia Care

- Mavencare Dementia Care Dementia is the term used to describe the symptoms associated with the chronic, or assiduous decline of mental capabilities, caused by brain disease or injury. Typical symptoms of dementia include: memory disturbances; loss of visual perception; personality and behavior changes; communication and language impairment; and confused thinking. Dementia severely impacts an individual’s ability to interact with others, and safely perform their usual daily routines. A. Benefits of Alzheimer 's and Dementia Care Mavencare, a home health care service, has compassionate caregivers who specialize in working with individuals with dementia....   [tags: Dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Psychology, Foot]

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Review Of The Book Nickel And Dimed By Barbara Ehrenreich

- The Life of Working to Survive Have you ever wonder what it really takes to live in todays world. For some people they are fortunate to live a lifestyle where they have steady jobs, healthcare, food, a home, and things in general to survive; sometimes even get things they really desire and even have a high social status among the society that surrounds them. Yet, not everything is as simple as it may seem for others. Some humans in this world have to fight through a daily struggle in order to make the wages they do to survive with basic needs and amount to nothing at times in the society that bases others off social status, which is described in the book Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenrei...   [tags: Wage, Working class, Barbara Ehrenreich]

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Transition And Life Cycle By Cowan And Cowan

- Transition & Life Cycle: Across family life-cycle literature, the arrival of a first child into the marital structure is considered to be one of the most common and key stages a family will experience during its development. Further, it also possesses the potential to be one of the most stressful examples of change within the marital relationship with the experience of having a baby being ranked at 6th out of 102 stressful life events1. It is widely accepted that the birth of a child changes the parents’ marriage or relationship, but to what degree and to which areas of the relationship depend upon the individuals....   [tags: Childbirth, Caesarean section, Obstetrics]

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Long-term Care: A Closer Look at Hospice

- Long-term care is a result of people having terminal conditions, disabilities, illnesses, injuries, or being elderly. The purpose of long-term care is to provide services to people and to aid people at a time in their lives when they cannot depend on themselves to maintain daily activities. There are many variations of long-term care available – such as home care, adult day care, and independent and assisted living, personal care facilities, nursing homes, and hospice. More and more people will need care in old age, and if they are disabled....   [tags: Healthcare]

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What A Kitchen Could Teach A Man

- What a Kitchen Could Teach a Man In Susan Glaspell’s short play, “Trifles,” the author meticulously explores the gap between the sexes as it existed in early twentieth-century America. American culture, on the whole, has evolved considerably over the years, yet change comes very slowly. “Trifles” was published in 1916 prior to the Women’s Suffrage Act. This was a period in American history where women were treated as chattel, rarely respected and valued only by the efficacy of their homemaking skills....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Susan Glaspell]

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Journal Critique: The Good Wife's Guide

- Life in the fifties, we can say, is different than what life has turned into today. Most couples got married in their early twenties, had children and “lived happily ever after”. The men went out and worked (the instrumental role), their salary usually covered the household expenses. The women stayed home (the expressive role), raised the children and took care of the house. Life was very simple. As time went on, the roles of the household began to shift with more and more women were entering the workforce....   [tags: Article Review]

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Relative and Absolute Quantitative Real-Time PCR

- Relative and Absolute quantitative Real-Time PCR (qRT-PCR) Introduction Quantitative Real-Time in PCR (qRT-PCR) The polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a revolutionized technology used in molecular biology for detection and amplification of DNA generating thousands to millions of copies of a particular DNA sequence. Quantitative real-time reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction PCR (RT-QPCR) is regarded as the golden standard technique in molecular biology and has been seen as a bench-marking analytic for DNA and mRNA detection, this technique is also used in a wide variety of bio-analytical science areas (Burns et al, 2005)....   [tags: molecular biology, DNA]

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Analysis of Water Sustainability in Australia

- Everything, which exists in the world, requires water. Nevertheless, a lot of different places face crucial problems, which arise as the result of the water shortage. There are approximately seven billion of people on our planet Earth. In fact, each of them requires a liter of water per day to live and thrive; however, many of them are currently facing immense shortitudes. Actually, Australia faces serious challenge in getting sustainability as such. It is considered to be the driest populated global mainland....   [tags: australia, water, groundwater]

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Feminist Themes of Susan Glaspell's Plays

- ... Another major theme is the female identity, and it is found mostly within the analysis of Mrs. Wright and Mrs. Peters. In her marriage, Mrs. Wright was a woman who lost her identity because her husband destroyed every piece of who she was as Minnie Foster. Mrs. Wright shows no sign of Minnie Foster any more because of her husband. Her individual female identity was destroyed by his need for power and control over her. His control reached into every aspect of her life, so much so that after she killed him, she seemed not only very strange but according to Mr....   [tags: first American femlae playwrights]

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Barbara Ehrenreich 's Nickel And Dimed

- Author Background: Barbara Ehrenreich, the author of Nickel and Dimed, is a passionate writer. According to her personal website, she went to Reed College in Portland, Oregon and she studied chemistry, but then decided to study physics instead. Ehrenreich made it to grad school at Rockefeller University and she switched from various majors and she ended up in molecular biology. The reason why Ehrenreich ended up in Reed college, was because she came from a blue collar family. Her father was a miner and through hard work he went to get his degree....   [tags: Working class, Blue-collar worker, Wage, Rhetoric]

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Marketing : Marketing, And Finance Class

- In the business world, outsiders from other companies may jump in and help a company get back on its feet by introducing new concepts. In my Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Finance class, I completed a project which implemented this concept. The project involved taking on the role of a magazine company “Pechaitis Marketing”. Classmates were paired up by the luck of the draw and were instructed to blindly pick an envelope which contained a magazine. Each group had to take on the role of representatives from Pechaitis Marketing....   [tags: Marketing, SWOT analysis, Market research]

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The Differences Between Men And Women

- With the combining of marriage and divorce, we can see how the genders were viewed differently and even had different standards to hold up to. Men, obviously, at the beginning of time had the most power and dominance over women. The difference also developed early with the division of labor. The division of labor came about one hunter-gatherer societies developed weapons to kill moving large animals. Women had to stay home picking berries and taking care of children because they could not hunt with the child....   [tags: Marriage, Gender, Male, Female]

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Economic Inequality And The Same Hand

- Economic inequality and injustice come in the same hand. Poor people are more likely to experience inequality and injustice. The negative assumptions of poor people are credited by the media and politicians. Promoting economic justice by offering people living in poverty some form of social support. Barbara Ehrenreich found that it was difficult to work in a low-wage job. Conley talks about the different types of social inequalities and how they have failed. People living in poverty choose to stay in poverty is a popular assumption of poor people....   [tags: Economic inequality, Poverty, United States]

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Alzheimer 's Care And Communication Tips

- Alzheimer 's Care and Communication Tips When a family member is diagnosed with dementia, communication is sometimes hard. In the beginning it is not so much the physical act of communication as it is knowing what to say. People often avoid seniors with Alzheimer 's, even their own family members, simply because they are not sure how to respond around them. As the disease progresses, the senior does lose the ability to communicate verbally and even physically (signals, pointing, etc) and becomes highly non-communicative....   [tags: Nonverbal communication, Communication]

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Leadership Roles within an Organization

- I wanted to dive deeper into the study of HSO’s as it relates to the leadership aspect. The organization I choose to do my research on is a nursing home facility, in which I currently work. As I was going through the Leadership Matrix assignment, I begin to realize the leadership in this particular facility is more task oriented, which seems to be a direct contradiction to the work that we do on a daily basis. Majority of our patients are elderly, and have some sort of mental or physical illness....   [tags: Leadership, HSO, Kokemuller]

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Reverse Transcriptase PCR (RT PCR)

- One of the best characteristics for the functional status of a certain cell is its gene expression pattern. Cells belonging to different tissues, cells in different developmental or metabolic stages, cells under the influence of specific compounds, or cells within a carcinogenic process differ by their gene expression patterns and thus by their mRNA pools. Currently, the most important technique for the accurate quantitation of gene expression is the fluorescent quantitative real-time RT-PCR (Muller et al., 2002a). Reverse transcription (RT) followed by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is the technique of choice to analyze mRNA expression derived from various sources....   [tags: cells, genes, DNA]

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The Health Of Emergency Physicians

- The goal in all healthcare settings is to provide high-quality care to their clients. Emergency departments (ED) are no different, but are challenged with balancing quality with quantity in a timely manner. Unlike physician offices and hospital floors, EDs do not get to set a limit on the number of patients they see at a time. There is no control over patient arrival, which can and often does result in controlled chaos. The American College of Emergency Physicians (2014) reports “because of the unscheduled and episodic nature of health emergencies and acute illnesses, experienced and qualified physician, nursing, and ancillary personnel must be available 24 hours a day”....   [tags: Nursing, Nurse, Florence Nightingale, Patient]

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Communication Challenges Of Hospitality Industry

- Communication Challenges in Hospitality Industry As a service industry, communication is one of the most important aspects that determines the level of service and the effectiveness of the daily operation. Communication is not only internal between departments within hospitality operation but also is a way for frontline employees to project a positive image to their customers. In my industry, departments constantly work together to ensure every detail and aspects of a high standard level of service....   [tags: Communication, Message, Public relations]

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Poor People And Economic Injustice

- Poor People & Economic Injustice Economic inequality and injustice come in the same hand. Poor people are more likely to experience inequality and injustice. The negative assumptions of poor people are created by the media and politicians. Promoting economic justice by offering people living in poverty some form of social support. Barbara Ehrenreich found in her experiment the workforce for low-wage was difficult. Conley talks about the different types of social inequalities and how they have been unsuccessful....   [tags: Economic inequality, Poverty, Equality of outcome]

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Acute Care Setting Interdepartmental Communication

- Introduction In the acute care setting interdepartmental communication is fundamental to the success of hospital operations. TeleTracking, the bed operations software implemented at Saint Vincent Hospital (SVH) controls communication between units, environmental services (EVS), and the admissions office control center. The basic functions of the software allow for the admitting office to: reserve patient beds, alert units of impending admissions, notify EVS of room statuses, and send instant messages to unit bed boards....   [tags: Patient, Health care provider, Nursing]

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Women 's Influence On Women

- Men also oppress women so they can be seen as a man and are no longer sexually distracting. Even things that women do without the slightest intention of being sexual, a man will sexualize. Geng provides an example of this by saying “...panty hose are stripped off so that bare toes may frolic in the nap of the industrial carpeting”. Bare toes are not a sexual things but a woman is exposing her bare legs, which is seen as distracting towards men. Because of this, men are hired instead of women so they won’t be distracting towards other make coworkers....   [tags: Gender, Employment, Gender role, Transgender]

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Research On Females And Crime

- Research on females in crime have often been neglected and there are many stereotypes on this matter, however reliable data shows that women are engaging in more criminal activity then their counter parts. Although statistically woman aren’t committing more criminal activity than males are, woman are definitely increasing over the past serval decades at an alarming rate and still continuing to rise. There are many factors which may play a role in why females involved in crime are increasing such as technology, the judicial system and many other civil and uncivil forces which have an overall impact on the increase....   [tags: Crime, Theft, Criminology, Violent crime]

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Gender Equality in Ancient Egypt

- Egyptians treated women very well, compared to other ancient civilizations. Some of the different rights that women had, were that they could own property, borrow money, sign contracts, file for an annulment, and appear in court as a witness. With those rights, came many responsibilities that the women were also equally subject to. Most people assumed that in the ancient world, the man was the head of the household. This fact varied for different women. There were a lot of strong woman who disagreed with this, and decided to forget about custom and rule their families....   [tags: Gender, Equality, Ancient Egypt, history, ]

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Tacit Gender Rules in Society

- Society is not a realm in which all of the rules are listed on paper; people naturally abide them due to their countless experiences. The results of these incidents or the incident as a whole sometimes transform itself into an unspoken code that people are assumed to know by heart. For example, humans are treated differently - usually with more respect and higher expectations (such as CEOs or famous actors and actresses) - when they are in a very high position or level in an industry. No matter how much or little they do, they are frequently noticed more by the media than anyone else....   [tags: sociology, gender,]

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Ways to Reduce Stress

- As the world becomes more and more developed, stress gradually becomes an unavoidable feature of modern society. “Stress is a dynamic condition is which an individual is confronted with an opportunity, demand, or resource related to what the individual desires and for which the outcome is perceived to be both uncertain and important”. Stress occurs in a lot of events in our everyday life such as everyday events (suddenly sees a red light), exciting events (having a baby), scary events (watching a horror movie) and many more....   [tags: Health ]

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A Rose for Emily

- Back in the day when I was very little, I remember that my dad used to take care of me. He would never let me run around the house when glass could off break and hurt me. As I kept growing up my father started to give more freedom but also gave me more responsibilities; like he wanted me to do the chores of the house, not all of them but some. I knew they were not mine to do but I still help. When I went off to college and I had to do all by myself, I realize that my father did good on making me do my laundry, chores and etc., when I was young....   [tags: A Rose For Emily, William Faulkner]

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Short Story: Hotel Hospital

- Waking up to the reek of antiseptic and hand sanitizer is not exactly how I planned to spend my Monday morning. I guess when doctors diagnose you with uterine cancer and say surgery is the only option, you jump into your car with your squeaky slippers and your Betty Bop pajamas and off you go. Having outpatient surgery is awesome and won’t require overnight stays, but being admitted and having your own paradise is disguise will leave you restless and moody. Don’t expect to have a menu with 3 course items, as you will be disappointed in your of cuisine....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Women, Gender, And Ethnicity

- Women are more than half the work force and are graduating at higher rates then men and continue to earn considerably less then men. There are several contributing factors to the gender wage gap. Women experience gender discrimination in the work force even though it’s been illegal since the Equal Pay Act in 1963. One of the challenges for women is uncovering discrimination. There is a lack of transparency in earnings because employees are either contractually prohibited or it’s strongly discouraged from being discussed....   [tags: Employment, Employment compensation, Labor]

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Moral and motivation report - Working with people in teams.

- Moral and motivation report - Working with people in teams. TERMS OF REFERENCE ================== I Amanda Robinson, Assistant Personnel Manager with James Watt Hotel, have been asked by the Personnel Manager to submit a report on the subject of Moral and Motivation within the organisation. This report is a result of problems that have been highlighted by a preliminary survey conducted by an independent body. Report to be submitted by 28 January 2003. PROCEDURE After studying the preliminary report I spent 2 weeks researching the problem of Moral and Motivation within the hotel....   [tags: Business and Management Studies]

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Personal Narrative: My Experiences with Learning Processes

- Learning is a vast processes and this starts from the time when we first open our eyes to see the world. Later complicacy starts as we grow up and learning forms a particular path to tackle this complicacy. This process is formed by the human being and human being only followed this path and he is still following. Learning is basically knowing something that is not known before or rather doing something which is not done before. It could be learning through teaching or experience. Thus learning is combination of theoretical knowledge and practical experience....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Kmart:Striving For A Comeback Case Study

- KMART: STRIVING FOR A COMEBACK COMPANY: Kmart Corporation is facing a serious problem with regards to the problem of bankruptcy protection that had allowed it to continue its operation even though it had been delinquent on obligations of more than $4.7 billion owed to creditors, vendors and leaseholders. The bankruptcy< which was filed in January 2002 was the largest bankruptcy in U.S. retailing history and was the culmination of decades of poor strategy execution that resulted in an overall deterioration of Kmart's competitive position in the discount retail industry and a roller-coaster earning history....   [tags: Business Case Study]

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Memory in Toni Morrison's Beloved

- Memory in Toni Morrison's Beloved     Memories are works of fiction, selective representations of experiences actual or imagined. They provide a framework for creating meaning in one's own life as well as in the lives of others. In Toni Morrison's novel Beloved, memory is a dangerous and debilitating faculty of human consciousness. Sethe endures the tyranny of the self imposed prison of memory. She expresses an insatiable obsession with her memories, with the past. Sethe is compelled to explore and explain an overwhelming sense of yearning, longing, thirst for something beyond herself, her daughter, her Beloved....   [tags: Toni Morrison Beloved memorybel]

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British Women's Gain of Independence in the Nineteen-sixties

- British Women's Gain of Independence in the Nineteen-sixties Women were more independant. They gained this independence through a series of events, movements , behaviour and the changes in the society and world around them and most importantly personal choice. 'Swinging sixites' and seventies were just as the phrase describes use of drugs and alcohol was becoming more popular among young people, music was influencing everyone and deep messages were able to reach everyone around the world....   [tags: Papers]

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Teaching Young Children Through Work and Play

- Teaching Young Children Through Work and Play We have learned so much recently about the importance of play for young children that many families may overlook how meaningful work can also nurture development. Young children flourish when allowed to enter the world of real work that surrounds them - from picking up toys or feeding the cat to grating carrots for salad. In the company of family or other adults, children eagerly engage in work. They want to 'help' with the pursuits of adults, and this work can be a crucial part of their early learning....   [tags: Papers]

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Property Management Systems

- In the hotel industry, property management systems also known as PMS are programs used on a computer which help the hotel staff manage guest reservations, registrations, charges, and other amenities. The PMS system may interface with multiple departments which may include the central reservation system, housekeeping, engineering, food and beverage, the front office, the back office and point of sale systems. In this regard, the PMS acts as the central hub of information. Property management systems are also used to manage and account for personal property and assets....   [tags: The Hospitality Industry]

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Hotel Management Analysis

- Task 1: 1.1 Discuss accommodation and front office services for different organizations. As there is difference in service between a 5 star and a 3 star hotel, discuss the accommodation and front office services for these two different hotels. There is an absolute difference between a 5 star hotel and a 3 star hotel. In which, people tend to see a 5 star hotel as the better, more luxurious, modern, state of the art and has more advanced facilities available, whereas a 3 star hotel would be a standard, convenient, hotel where standard quality and service are provided....   [tags: accomodation and service business]

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Electrical Wiring and Testing

- Electrical Wiring and Testing · Drawings and technical information can be obtained from a maintenance company or on site services which undertake building maintenance. Only obtain original copies to be certain that they are correct. Storage is also important to garantee the care and safe keeping of the documents. Firstly they should be stored in a safe environment. They should be kept above water level in case of floodings. Copies of the documents should only be issued autherised personnel only....   [tags: Papers]

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The American Of Native American Children

- Near the end of the 19th century, the federal government set up schools for Native American children, ultimately hoping to assimilate them to American culture. This concept was originally established by local missionaries that intended to train Indian girls in formal housekeeping.1 As time passed, however, the overall goal shifted from genuine training to a combination of education and integration to American society. Eventually, males were included in this program to further the divide in Native American tribes and tighten America’s grip on Indian lives....   [tags: United States]

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Women Of The 1950s : An Ideal Model For What Family

- The 1950s was a time when American life seemed to be in an ideal model for what family should be. People were portrayed as being happy and content with their lives by the meadia. Women and children were seen as being kind and courteous to the other members of society while when the day ended they were all there to support the man of the house. All of this was just a mirage for what was happening under the surface in the minds of everyone during that time as seen through the women, children, and men of this time struggled to fit into the mold that society had made for them....   [tags: Woman, Women's suffrage, Paisley Park Records]

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Black Elk and Rokeya Hossain: Fiction and Non-Fiction Stories

- Black Elk’s visions convey integrity, dignity, and respect for the natural world and its inhabitants. The written words are beautiful, and no less beautiful are the meanings taken from these words. In The Gift of the Sacred Pipe, we understand his reverence of life: “Every Dawn as it comes is a holy event … and all people who stand upon the earth are sacred and should be treated as such” (168). I think that Black Elk had these visions and that the content as stated is accurate and authentic. However, the writing seems to flow with a rhythmic cadence and images that are aesthetic pleasing....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Modern Role Reversals Between Men and Women

- During the old days, the husband is the one who would be out working hard to make money for his family and make sure that all the necessities are sufficient. While the women often seen as the one who would tend to any housekeeping needs and would spend the whole day at home looking after the children as well as making sure that a house feels like a home. However, in this modern time, this way of living is not only dying out but actually seeing a role-reversal between both man and women. We can see that there are many different views towards the term househusband....   [tags: househusband, support, family]

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Athenian Women: An Inferior Society

- ... A woman could not own her own land, so these were the husband’s slaves. A women’s main duty in Athenian culture was to make and raise great, well-rounded children who were good at everything from sports to academics and were a positive addition to Athenian society. Boys were much rather preferred than girls, although both were accepted. However, the wife had absolutely no say in who the father of the children would be. Marriage was not for love in Athens. The fathers of the bride and groom almost always arranged it....   [tags: human, symbol, decoration]

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Preparing for your Phone Interview

- The telephone interview is the new first impression. Time was you filled out a long application and waited. And then you waited. When your name was finally called, your palms were sweaty and butterflies were turning summersaults in your tummy. Presenting your resume via the internet and taking the initial interview in the comfort of your home could be a good thing. You'll be more relaxed and able to think with clarity. We'll make an action plan, guaranteed to calm your anxieties and help you land the all-important face-to-face meeting....   [tags: first impression, responses, question]

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Education Top Priority: Reimagining Kindergarten

- Reimagining Kindergarten In today’s society we argue about what should be taught. Kindergarten is the first time some children have ever been away from their parents. This is the time we should focus on the transition between home and school. But, that is not what is happening today’s kindergarten classroom focus on more reading and math skills. They are working on testing skills. Kindergarten is what first grade use to be. It reflects the beliefs about how children learn. People think that less formal kindergarten activities, like free play, are a waste of time and valuable instruction time that could help the student achieve....   [tags: children, parents, transition]

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The Lottery By Shirley Jackson

- Also, this ritual burial signifies how it is relevant to the individual. They show how they care about it. How each character prepares for the ceremony. In "The Lottery" it illustrates how children make for the lottery. The children in town "made a great pile of stones in one corner of the square and guarded it." (Jackson 243) not only that, but also the adults "stood together, away from the pile of stones in the corner, and their jokes were quiet, and they smiled rather than laughed." (Jackson 243)....   [tags: The Lottery, Stoning, Short story, Burial]

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