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In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Sainthood

- In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Sainthood To use the name of a Saint generally evokes images of holy men and women of the Catholic church, dressed in flowing robes and surrounded by an oil-painted aura. There are patron saints-those with a sort of specialized divinity-of bakers and bellmakers, orphans and pawnbrokers, soldiers and snake bites, soldiers and writers. Each is a Catholic who lived a life deemed particularly holy and was named, postmortem, by the Pope to sainthood. This construct, I find, is something of an empty set of ideas....   [tags: Search Our Mothers' Gardens]

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Art and All in Our Mothers' Gardens

- Art and All in Our Mothers' Gardens      Alice Walker uses Virginia Woolf's phrase "contrary instincts" to describe the creative spirit that her female ancestors revive spirit that her female ancestors revered while working and living in oppressive conditions.  Her mother had a difficult life, but she managed to keep her creative spirit alive.  She held onto what she could in the simplest ways.  Where there was a will there was a way.        Walker explains that her mother, though tired and overworked, did express and feed her creative spirit.  She planted incredible gardens, and still does, with various blooming plants.  She adorned the house with flowers from the garden.  Walker liken...   [tags: Search Our Mothers' Gardens]

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Issues Facing Blacks in Alice Walker's In Search of our Mother's Gardens

- Issues Facing Blacks in Alice Walker's In Search of our Mother's Gardens In Alice Walker's book, In Search Of Our Mother's Gardens, she addresses many issues facing blacks in today's society. The two essays examined here, "The Black Writer and the Southern Experience" and "The Unglamorous But Worthwhile Duties Of the Black Revolutionary Artist Or Of the Black Writer Who Simply Works and Writes," concern themselves with the truth and beauty of being a black Southern writer and the role of the revolutionary black artist, respectively....   [tags: Search Our Mothers' Gardens]

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Meaningless Existence in Virginia Woolf's Kew Gardens

- Meaningless Existence in Virginia Woolf's Kew Gardens "Kew Gardens," by Virginia Woolf, is skillfully developed and written in such a manner as to be jammed full of images, ideas, and possibilities. One of the many ideas found in the story is the presentation of human existence as meaningless, random, and haphazard. Indeed, throughout the story, many images, words, and even plot structure support the fact that the lives of the characters of the story are lives without meaning or direction. Woolf presents the reader with characters whose lives are noticeably blurry and unfocused, undefined and haphazard, lived without direction, and full of distraction and interruption....   [tags: Search Our Mothers' Gardens Essays]

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Oultlook on Life Depicted in Alice Walker's, In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: Womanist Prose

- Some people have the natural ability to sing, and some have the natural flowing movements that produce an exceptional dance. Others have the ability to paint, to transfer pigment into a vibrant representation of life through the painter’s eyes. Alice Walker's mother was a woman who had the ability to make plants thrive and flowers bloom. She could trim a plant in such a way that despite being broken, it grew more. Alice’s mother did not own the palace of Versailles nor was she responsible for the vast gardens around it, yet she always made whatever shabby space her family lived in as flourishing and as bright as any great garden....   [tags: poets, literary analysis]

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Alice Walker's In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens and Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own

- Alice Walker's In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens and Virginia Woolf's A Room of One's Own It is interesting to contrast the points of view of Alice Walker and Virgina Woolf on the same subject. These writers display how versatile the English language can be. Alice Walker was born in 1944 as a farm girl in Georgia. Virginia Woolf was born in London in1882. They have both come to be highly recognized writers of their time, and they both have rather large portfolios of work. The scenes they might have grown up seeing and living through may have greatly influenced their views of subjects which they both seem to write about....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Comparing In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

- In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens and I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings       Alice Walker and Maya Angelou are two contemporary African-American writers.  Although almost a generation apart in age, both women display a remarkable similarity in their lives.  Each has written about her experiences growing up in the rural South, Ms. Walker through her essays and Ms. Angelou in her autobiographies.  Though they share similar backgrounds, each has a unique style which gives to us, the readers, the gift of their exquisite humanity, with all of its frailties and strengths, joys and sorrows....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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"When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-Vision" and "In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens"

-     Women.  Adrienne Rich says we have our work cut out for us.  Alice Walker says we could do so much given the artistic chance.  Patricia Williams says that we are not sleeping.  I listen and relate to these women.  And I wonder what do I say?  I am a woman.  I don't know what it means for me to be a woman.  I just am.      Be Insatiable.  Be insatiable and still a woman.  Stand for your beliefs, be a bitch and yet stay soft and sexy and agreeable.  I feel like a lousy commercial for some perfume, "I can bring home the bacon, fry it up in the pan, and never let you forget you're a man, because I'm a woman."  I am caught in the crossfire of who I am and who I ought to be according to ever...   [tags: gender studies]

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Alice Walker's In Search of Our Mother's Gardens

- Alice Walker's In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens      The essay “In Search of Our Mother’s Gardens” by contemporary American novelist Alice Walker is one that, like a flashbulb, burns an afterimage in my mind. It is an essay primarily written to inform the reader about the history of African American women in America and how their vibrant, creative spirit managed to survive in a dismal world filled with many oppressive hardships. This piece can be read, understood, and manage to conjure up many emotions within the hearts and minds of just about any audience that reads it....   [tags: Alice Walker Search Gardens Essays]

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The Search Of Our Mother 's Gardens By Alice Walker

- Pablo Neruda in the article Memories, he talks about his childhood memories and poetry, he describes some of the memories which seems to be vivid, however he was confused about some of his memories. In the Search of our Mother’s Gardens, Alice Walker describes the life of black women, who was sexual abused and lost. These women had talent but they did not leave their legacy behind to be recognized. Patricia Hampl in her article A romantic Education she explore her family history and seek to understand memories....   [tags: Psychology, Memory, Cognition, Neuroscience]

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In Search of Marvin Gardens

- In Search of Marvin Gardens The televisionshow "Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood" takes place in two different locations,one is Mr. Rogers home, and the other is make-believe land where the talesMr. Roger’s teaches are acted out for children by puppets. To even theyoung children watching the show, it is obvious that the transition fromone place to another is helped along by parallel themes or events. Thepiece "In Search of Marvin Gardens" is obviously divided into two separatesections, one part takes place during a Monopoly game and the other isa more descriptive set of passages about Atlantic City....   [tags: McPhee Atlantic City Essays]

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Why People are Growing Vegetable Gardens

- Home vegetable gardening is done for a variety of reasons by a number of people. One of the reasons why people grow vegetable gardens is due to the nation’s unhealthy eating habits. Another reason is the horrible state of the economy that the nation is currently experiencing. People have had to adjust to a different way of living by growing gardens which helps with both unhealthy eating habits and the failing economy. Growing their own gardens also saves people money on their grocery bills. Also people are growing gardens as a means of exercise and for the simple reason of the enjoyment of harvesting good tasting produce which in turn can be eaten fresh from the garden and can be canned or f...   [tags: Vegetable Gardens, gardening, ]

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Information Technology for Regional Gardens Ltd

- What is the case: - There is a company named Regional Gardens in Bathurst with 150 employee, company runs a number of enterprises working related gardening. Company owns Regional Gardens nursery which selling plants gardening related material to public. Company also owns Regional Garden planners which works as the consultancy. At its main site where company servers and data is stored has the following infrastructure • Regional Gardens Ltd is a company that runs a number of related gardening enterprises....   [tags: gardens, employees, databases]

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John McPhee's In Search of Marvin Gardens

- John McPhee's In Search of Marvin Gardens Im his essay In Search of Marvin Gardens, John McPhee examines Atlantic City, New Jersey, the city upon which the board game of Monopoly was based. In his writing, he touches upon both the board game and the physical city equally which begs the reader to ponder the purpose of McPhee’s essay. Did he write his essay to provide for the reader the physical basis for the game of Monopoly. Or did McPhee wish to expose the once glamorous AtlanticCity as a city in its present near-squalor state....   [tags: Rhetorical Analysis]

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Search for My Tongue

- What kind of poem is it. 'Search for My Tongue' is a personal, emotional poem about language and identity. The use of the personal pronoun "I" suggests it is about her own experience. Identity is important in the poem as her fears of losing her first language are about a key part of what makes her who she is. Metaphors and ideas The poem uses the tongue in your mouth as a metaphor to explore the idea of having both your mother tongue and a second language: "I ask you, what would you do if you had two tongues in your mouth." This quotation emphasises that, for the writer, being able to speak two languages has led to difficulties....   [tags: Search for My Tongue Essays]

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The Stay At Home Mothers

- “The Stay at Home Mothers” Anita Renfroe wrote these catchy words for the song “Momisms”, sung to the familiar tune of the William Tell Overture. Her words best describe a typical day of mayhem through the eyes of a mother. Mothers who stay at home know that at times, their lives can be discombobulating. Despite the chaos, stay-at-home mothers get the tremendous responsibility of only having one chance of raising their children in such a way that makes a difference in their children’s lives and in society....   [tags: Family, Mother, Mother, Mothers]

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Victor Frankl's Life and Work "Man's Search for Meaning"

- March 26, 1905 marked the birth of Viktor Frankl in Vienna. He was a son to Gabriel Frankl and Elsa Frankl from Marovia. He was the second born in a family of three and wanted to become a physician when he grew up. He was turned to study psychology by his liking for people. He met Freud in 1925 on his way to graduating and published an article “Psychotherapy and Weltanschauung”, which was followed by the use of the term “logo therapy” in a public lecture the following year. This led to his refining of his particular brand of Viennese psychology....   [tags: Man's Search for Meaning]

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Students with School Gardens Have Better Understanding of Agriculture and Food Sources

- School gardens are being implemented in elementary, middle, and some high schools around the country to provide a valuable hands-on learning experience for students. The increasing number of food-related problems in today's society, such as obesity, eating disorders, diseases, and a general disconnect from food sources, have contributed to these schools' desire to develop awareness and understanding in coming generations. The schools have been using gardens to bring children closer to the food they eat, by teaching planting, nourishing, harvesting and cooking the food they grow....   [tags: School gardens, education, gardening, food sources]

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Research Article, Mothers And Mothers

- ... The results were connected to these three components. Daughters with children and without children tended to be more annoyed with their mothers-in-law rather than their mothers. According the recorded data in Table 1, 9% of the daughters said that their mothers annoyed them with children related issues and 60% said that their mothers-in-law annoyed them with issues related to children. The two daughters who said that their mothers were more annoying with issues dealing with children related things, recorded that they had painful relationships with their mothers....   [tags: Mother, Family, Symmetry]

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The Emotional Involvement Of Mothers And Their Impact On Your Life

- As we begin to mature, we realize that the way we speak, act, and interact all stems from one place. In our life, our mothers play one of the leading roles in making us into the strong independent people that society needs. This topic is a great one of focus in the pieces of literatures that we have read and analyzed. It is clearly shown in the novel To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee and the narrative A Visit to Grandmother by William Melvin Kelley. These topics both help show the emotional involvement that one’s own mother brings to their life....   [tags: Mother, Family, Novel, Mothers]

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The Benefits of Creating School Gardens

- There you are doing another boring school fundraiser, going around selling items to get lame prizes. Wouldn’t you like to ditch the boring fundraiser and do something fun that can teach valuable life lessons. Well, I have an idea for you, why not start a school garden. A school garden would cost money to make and would take a lot of resources to build but it would all be worth it. Fresh food, you know exactly where it has been. Some people think that a school garden would be a wast of valuable resources....   [tags: school garden, students, education]

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Great Plants for Shady Gardens

- Light colors show best in shade. Those deep blue hostas are gorgeous, but the dark colors are hard to see unless you are up close. Dark blue and purple flowers tend almost seem to disappear. Choose light colors in both flowers and foliage. Foliage with yellow, white or cream-colored variegation add sparkle to a shade garden and make an excellent backdrop for flowers. Shady areas often have poor air circulation and high humidity, creating the perfect environment for fungal diseases. Space plants at the recommended distances, or even a bit further apart than recommended, to allow air to circulate freely....   [tags: Flowers, Protecting the Garden]

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An Evaluation Of The Benefits Of School Gardens

- According to an article entitled, The Child in the Garden: An Evaluative Review of the Benefits of School Gardens, by Dorothy Blair, “Anonymous prepackaged food arrives at supermarkets from energy-intensive, polluting, and often obesity-promoting industrial food-manufacturing systems.” This is the main reason that I am interested in food based education programs because I am a mother of three school aged children and as a mom it is difficult for me to encourage healthy eating habits when everything is against me....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Health, Health care]

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Google Is A Search Engine

- We live in a world that is fundamentally run by the internet. We use it every day, multiple times in a variety of ways. We use it to keep up to date with the latest news, to watch movies and shows, to listen to music, do research for our latest assignment and even to simply search the latest topic our mind is wandering off to. Google is there to help with all of that. Google is a search engine that was created in September of 1998 by two Ph.D. students at the University of Stanford (Google, 2014)....   [tags: Google, Google search, Web search engine]

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Gardens

- Throughout the history of mankind, the gardens have been created to feed the spirit. The landscape is a relationship between nature and culture; it expresses who we are and where we from. Furthermore, landscape architecture advances along with society and it adjust to the change of their tastes and way of life. It is at first hand the search for a balance of adapting the environment and the advance society. We can observe the different styles and designs process each culture has, simply by looking at what kind of elements, plants, and regulations it uses....   [tags: Environment, Nature and Culture, Landscape]

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Internet: The Objectivity of Search Engines

- Introduction In this essay I am going to discuss critically the objectivity of search engines. The purpose of my research was to deny the title of the topic. Hereby I am going to discuss some notions such as ,,Filter Bubble”; written by the authors involved in personalization of search engine. We all as users are using web search services like Google Web Search every day(World Wide Web Conference, 2013).It became our source of information, whether we are searching news, hot topics, study material, sport results, job or a place of our holiday....   [tags: search results, personalization, google]

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Poverty Among Teenage Mothers and The Child’s Outcome

- Many studies have shown that teenage mothers and their child have a high risk of living in poverty, due to not completing high school, being a single parent and their lack of knowledge and readiness to raise a child because of unplanned pregnancies. Children born of teenage mothers are at a higher risk maltreatment and poor performance in school. In addition, many studies have also shown that teenage pregnancies and poverty have an effect on their child’s development. Teenage pregnancy and the road to poverty Poverty is a major problem most teenage mother’s experience....   [tags: poverty, teenage mothers, single parents]

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Gender Change in Early America: Carol Berkin's "Revolutionary Mothers"

- In Carol Berkin Revolutionary Mothers, Berkin goes beyond the history books, and argues that the Revolutionary period was not just a romantic period in our nation history, but a time of change of both men and women of race, social class, and culture. Berkin describes women involvement in boycotts, protest, and their experiences during the war and on the home front. She goes into a whole different level and focuses her views on women of lower social classes, the Native Americans and African Americans – groups whom faced difficult obstacle during the Revolution....   [tags: Carol Berkin, Revolutionary Mothers, ]

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Mothers and the Media

- Growing up, I was a huge fan of the hit TV show, The Brady Bunch. The show was the rep-resentation of a how a blended family could become a close and loving family. There were six children between Carol Brady and Mike Brady. Mike Brady’s wife died and he was raising his three sons Greg, Peter and Bobby alone until he meets Carol Brady who is raising three daugh-ters of her own. It is not clear what caused Carol to become a single mother whether it was di-vorce or the death of her husband....   [tags: mother, media, tv show]

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Integration Stategies of Meta Search Engines

- 1 Introduction Standard Web search services are quite useful in their own right, but are far from ideal. Search engines retrieve web pages which contain information relative to the subject which the user queries. Meta search unlike standard search, utilizes many di erent search systems to provide results. The Meta Search Engine (MSE) is a system that enables a meta search[3]. Meta search engines are Web services that receive user queries and dispatch them to multiple crawl-based search engines (also called component engines)[1]....   [tags: web search, web services]

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The Joy Luck Club ( Wang, 1993 ) And The Story Of Mothers And Daughters

- ... The oldest generation had many hardships when they were in China, these are the grandmothers, but then the youngest generation are more American than Chinese. The middle generation are the mothers that spent some of their life in China, then moved to America for a better life. The Chinese mothers wanted their daughters to not lose sight of where they came from. The mothers were Suyuan who has a daughter named June, Lindo has a daughter named Waverly, AnMei who has a daughter named Rose, and Ying Yang who has a daughter named Lena....   [tags: Family, Mother, Mothers, 2003 in film]

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Single Mothers in America

- In today’s society it is not unusual to have a one-parent family with a young mother in charge. Teen mothers having children has increased so much over the years that it’s now a common occurance. Being a young single mother in today’s society is challenging but with the help of government assistance single mothers are finding their way. The government provides help for single mothers through a variety of welfare programs. Welfare programs provide benefits to single mothers with low income - income so low that it is not possible to support a family....   [tags: Teen Mothers, Welfare]

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Surrogate Mothers in Jane Austen

- Surrogate Mothers in Jane Austen Jane Austen created families of varying levels of dysfunction so effectively, that even young readers of today can relate to the story. In some, the mother was either deceased, not present, or just not the right person for the daughter to rely on. For example, Fanny, Emma, Elizabeth and Elinor all struggle because the very people who are supposed to be looking out for them prove to be completely unhelpful. These heroines may not be able to rely on their actual Mother (or Father) but there often are parental figures that they can turn to....   [tags: Mother Mothers Jane Austen Essays]

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The Relationship of Mothers and their Expectations of Daughters in Amy Tan’s "Two Kinds"

- Our mothers have played very valuable roles in making us who a we are and what we have become of ourselves. They have been the shoulder we can lean on when there was no one else to turn to. They have been the ones we can count on when there was no one else. They have been the ones who love of us for who we are and forgive us when no one else wouldn’t. In Amy Tan’s “Two Kinds,” the character Jing-mei experiences being raised by a mother who has overwhelming expectations for her daughter, causes Jing-mei to struggle with who she wants to be....   [tags: Amy Tan, Two Kinds, mothers]

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Google Search Engine Is An Option For Your Next Raise?

- ... Another Google search may be to enter simply “Crowdfunding Mini Drone.” Once you locate similar products search the campaign for the following: What was their initial fundraising target goal. How much were they able to raise. How many backers did they have. What were the pledge amounts. What rewards did they offer. What was their video message like. How did they connect to the backer 's emotions. What was the length of their campaign. What was the timeline to deliver their rewards. Click on the comments section to see what they said about the campaign....   [tags: Google, Web search engine, Google search, Bing]

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Analysis Of Ruskin 's ' Of Queens ' Gardens

- ... After laying down the ground work of what the man role is, he goes on to explaining the women role in the world. The women role is to rule. They just do not rule for battle. He explain that in the first paragraph of lines six through seven. Ruskin concluded that women power is for “sweet ordering, arrangement and decision” (Norton 1615). That women are even consider to be gentle and sweet no matter what. Ruskin ask a question that makes the readers wonder a little bit. That question is: what are the struggles within the role of men....   [tags: Gender role, Woman, The Reader, Gender]

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Google 's World, We Just Search

- “It’s Google’s world, we just search in it” We live in a world that is fundamentally run by the internet. We use it every day, multiple times in a variety of ways. We use it to keep up to date with the latest news, to watch movies and shows, to listen to music, do research for our latest assignment and even to simply search the freshest topic our mind is wandering off to. Google is there to help with all of that. Google is a search engine that was created in September 1998 by two Ph.D. students at the University of Stanford (Google, 2014)....   [tags: Google, Google search, Web search engine]

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The Search

- The Search      I used to work for the F.B.I., in the Portland office. It was my childhood dream to be the one who gets the bad guy. My fiftieth birthday was in just three months. I had a wife and three children, still do, and the same job I'd had since my graduation from Quantico. We were living just outside Portland. My oldest son, John jr., was in his third year at Washington. The twins were high school seniors at this time and my pride and joy, daddy's little girls. Carolyn and I had celebrated our twenty- fifth anniversary, that's the silver one I think, the previous Thursday night....   [tags: Creative Writing Search and Rescue Essays]

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Search After Arrest: Arizona vs. Gant

- Gant was arrested by Arizona police because he was driving a vehicle with a suspended license. While he was being handcuffed, officers searched his vehicle and found a gun and a bag of cocaine. During the trial, Gant petitioned to suppress the gun and cocaine because the police didn’t serve a warrant to search his vehicle, in violation of the Fourth Amendment’s prohibition of unreasonable searches and seizures. Prior to the Supreme Courts opinion on this case, Arizona vs. Gant, it was standard practice for police to conduct a search incident to arrest of the passenger compartment of a vehicle....   [tags: arrest, unlawful, privacy, search]

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Clustering of Near Duplicate Images in the Web Search

- The overall objective is to cluster the near-duplicate images. Initially, the user passes the query to the search engine and the search engine results in set of query related images. These images contain duplicate as well as near-duplicate images. The main aim of this paper is to detect near-duplicate images and cluster those images. This is achieved through the following steps – Image Preprocessing, Feature Extraction and Clustering. In image processing, the initial step is preprocessing. Image preprocessing is nothing but noise removal and image enhancement....   [tags: search engine, diagram, data]

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Working Mothers Versus Stay At Home Mothers

- Many women ponder whether staying home with their children after childbirth is the best decision. Also, there are other women who believe it is in the child’s best interest if the parents are working full-time while someone else is tending to their every need. The ultimate decision will vary depending on the situation, especially financially; of the mother or parents at the time they conceive their child. The debate of working mothers versus stay-at-home mothers has been a topic which many people have different views about....   [tags: Family, Mother, Parent, Woman]

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Search Engines

- INTRODUCTION: KEYWORD-BASED search has been the most popular search in today’s searching world. The result of Keyword based search is better than Google .On Google search engine user or searcher did not find relevant image result. This is because of two reasons. Queries are in general short and non-specific. Different users may have different intentions for the same query Searching for apple by a farmer has a different meaning from searching by a technical person .There is one solution to solve these problems is personalized search where user specific information is considered to distinguish between exact intentions of user queries and reranked the images....   [tags: google, non-personalized, search]

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Advertising On The Internet : Search Engine Optimization

- ... Though this is certainly less than Google, this can be advantageous for an advertiser since the bid to be competitive under most keywords won 't be as high on Bing Ads. In addition, some who have used both PPC channels find that Bing Ads offers better control when setting up your ad campaigns and ad groups. Bing also offers greater flexibility in targeting demographics such as the gender and age of those who see your ads. This is a great place for those who need to get started in this form of advertising but can 't compete with some of the high bids on high-volume keywords on Google Adwords....   [tags: Google, Advertising, Yahoo!, Web search engine]

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E. Man 's Search For Meaning

- ... There is a sort of serendipity that I have been assigned to read this book at this particular time in my life. I say this for multiple reasons, the most important of which is the fact that my ex-husband has just recently received the crippling diagnosis of leukemia and is receiving treatment now for bone marrow cancer. Reading Man’s Search for Meaning was perhaps a salve for my breaking heart, but also a gut-wrenching reminder that life and its so-called ‘meaning’ are ephemeral. Interestingly enough, I wonder how I got to this point in my life and have never been introduced to this book....   [tags: Meaning of life, Life, Man's Search for Meaning]

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Community Gardens at this University

- A Growing University: Community Gardens Humanity, when striving to create a more perfect world, may have difficulties in choosing a place to begin. However, in light of the direction much of humanity is quickly going, it seems obvious where to look. All over the world, urban populations are rapidly growing. Researchers predict that the time when 50% of the world’s population lives in cities is quickly approaching (“News and Highlights” 1). As urban populations increase, hunger becomes a growing concern....   [tags: Agriculture Community Garden Farming]

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The Ways Culture and Identity are Presented in poem Search for My Tongue

- In this essay I am going to compare the poems search for my tongue and half-caste to show how they both relate to culture but are different in the ways they approach the subject. Search for my tongue is about conflict between two cultures, English- we know this because it is written in English and Indian- we know this because of the seven lines of Gujerati used which is an Indian language. It also is about how you have to learn new language when you move to a different culture, and how you almost forget your 'mother tongue' '...your mother tongue would rot, Rot and die until you had to Spit it out' Half-caste also shows conflict between cultures but, i...   [tags: Search for My Tongue Essays]

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Mothers Can Be Very Influential

- Mothers can be very influential in the life of any. When people think of what they have learned from their mother some might think of simple tasks like how to walk and talk as children, or kick their first soccer ball. Others may say their mother has taught them to be patient, kind, and considerate of others. A mother could also teach their child how to bake cookies that taste and smell delightful. In my life, I have learned the most from my mother. My mom is always supporting me, no matter what activities I am involved with....   [tags: Family, Mother]

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Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior

- The idea of providing the upmost success to a child varies depending on the parent. For example, a parent can raise a child to become a young prodigy in his or her grade school and continue to become a success over a period of strenuous work which would cause anxiety and stress to both the parent and child. While another parent could let the child independently work their way to success. It’s less stressful but, not as successful compared to the parent who forcefully works their child to the limit....   [tags: Parent, Mother, Parenting, Suicide]

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The Exclusionary Rule Protects You From Illegal Search and Seizure

- One controversial aspect of the Fourth Amendment is of how courts should seize evidence obtained illegally. The rights guaranteed by the Fourth Amendment in the Bill of Rights states that “the right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated.” However, it does not explain clearly what an unreasonable search or seizure is and in what cases a police officer should take caution when searching or seizing a suspect....   [tags: Illegal Search and Seizure]

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Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior

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Search for Identity in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Oliver Twist

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The Importance of Mothers in All Over but the Shoutin’ by Rick Bragg

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The Search for Identity

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Adolescent Mothers

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Review Of ' Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior '

- ... Even if Chua 's children are the smartest in the world, if they work hard and don 't succeed, they should not be punished. The "tiger mom" philosophy is that hard work shows through results which isn 't always true. People like me find school very easy, so I don 't have to work very hard but I still maintain straight A 's. But, many of my friends work extremely hard yet can only earn B 's and C 's. The child should not be punished for their lack of results if they pursued their goal whole heartedly....   [tags: Childhood, Parent, Parenting styles, Mother]

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An Inside Look at Islamic Gardens

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The Postnatal Period Is A Vulnerable Time For Mothers

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The Mosque At The Lodhi Gardens

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Why Are Animals And Gardens?

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Victor Frankl's Search for Meaning

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The Birth Of The Mothers

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Saint Claude : A Center Of Commerce And Culture Along With Pop Up Urban Gardens

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Dr. Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning

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Mothers and Their Roles in Nazi Germany

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Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior By Amy Chua

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The Style And Design Of The Italian Renaissance Gardens

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Mothers Sing A Lullaby By Dr. Susan Kiguli

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The Hellish Search Bound in Despair

- Walter Percy’s The Moviegoer is the fascinating depiction of a bizarre bird, Binx Bollings, a New Orleans’s stockbroker, who is driven by a search. There are two kinds of searches Binx is concerned with, a vertical search and horizontal search. Through them, Binx strives to transcend “everydayness,” as well as existential despair, hopelessness, and malaise. He fears being content in life because he does not want to loose his individuality and become invisibly dead—a fear he eventually accepts. In this paper, I shall argue that Binx Bollings abandons the vertical search because the vertical search is his descent in hell, similar to Dante’s Inferno, and once he reaches his circle of Hell, he i...   [tags: the movie goer, walker percy]

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' Shadow Mothers : Nannies, Au Pairs, And The Micropolitics Of Mothering

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Shadow Mothers : Nannies, Au Pairs, And The Micropolitics Of Mothering

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Building Confidence in Breastfeeding Mothers through Health Teaching

- Through observations during my first clinical day I have realized that nurses play many roles while caring for mother, and baby during the post-partum period. What set these nurses apart from other nurses was how large of an educator role they played during this time. As nurses, and student nurses health teaching should be a fundamental part of the care we provide. However, the teaching may differ unit to unit; on this particular unit the theme of breastfeeding is central. By providing teaching on breastfeeding the nurse can educate, reassure, support, and assist the mother in being successful with their latch and baby’s nutritional intake while developing her breastfeeding confidence....   [tags: mother, baby, post-partum period]

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Mothers Are A Positive Impact On Your Life Right?

- ... I didn’t see my mother for six long years. Over the course of those six years, it became harder and harder to visualize what my mother once looked like. I had taken comfort in watching movies like “Corina,Corina,” “The Color Purple,” and “Sister Act”. Any movie that starred Whoopi Goldberg, I could be found glued to the television watching. Whoopi Goldberg, in what I could remember of my mother, reminded me so much of her. Every time we spoke on the telephone I would try to hold on to the sound of her voice....   [tags: Family, Mother, 2007 singles, Pregnancy]

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