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Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp

- Ernest Hemingway Indian Camp From a fishing trip the local doctor is summoned to an Indian village to assist a woman in labour. With him are his young son and an older male relative. Although all women helped the pregnant Indian woman, the men "moved off up the road". They want not to hear her screaming. The men are fed up with it. Maybe it is also an Indian ritual that only women are allowed to see the woman being in labour. The Indians are not interest in the childbirth. Hemingway brought a metaphor in: "dark"....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp]

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Postcolonialism in Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp

- Ernest Hemingway attempts to describe the interactions of white Americans and Native Americans in his short story “Indian Camp.” By closely reading this short story using a Postcolonialist approach, a deeper understanding of the colonization and treatment of the Native Americans by the white Americans can be gained. Hemingway uses an almost allegorical story as he exposes the injustices inflicted by the white oppressors through his characters. Through his characters Hemingway expresses the traits of the colonizer and the colonized....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp]

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Symbols and Symbolism - Light and Dark in Hemingway's Indian Camp

- Light and Dark Symbolism in Hemingway's Indian Camp The thematic usage of light and dark throughout "Indian Camp" symbolizes racial prejudice as well as the personal growth of the protagonist. The narrative showcases a world of Indian oppression and bigotry that degrades Indians to the role of dark ignorant stereotypes. The white men, on the other hand, seem to live in a self-made utopia of light and understanding. This concept of the lighter skinned white man holding supremacy over the darker skinned Indian permeates throughout the entire narrative....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp]

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Cultural and Racial Inequality in Hemingway's Indian Camp

- Cultural and Racial Inequality in Hemingway's Indian Camp Hemingway's "Indian Camp" concerns Nick Adams' journey into the unknown to ultimately experience and witness the full cycle of birth and death. Although Nick's experience is a major theme in the story, cultural inequality also is an issue that adds to the the story's narrative range. Throughout this short story, there are many examples of racial domination between Nick's family and the Indians. Dr. Adams' and Uncle George's racist behavior toward the Native Americans are based on the history of competition between Caucasians and America's indigenous peoples....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp]

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Turning Point in Ernest Hemingway's Indian Camp

- Indian Camp Ernest Hemingway's "Indian Camp" is a story in which a man looks back upon a very influential event in his childhood. The story tells of a young boy named Nick, who watches as his father aids in the birth of a young Indian child. The circumstances that arrive during this event shape the "older Nick's" perception of his father, as well as life and mortality. Nick experiences his first eye-opening experience in the lines on page sixteen which describe the screams of the woman....   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Indian Camp]

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Feminist Literary Criticism in Indian Camp By Ernest Hemingway

- Feminist Literary Criticism in Indian Camp By Ernest Hemingway In the short story “Indian Camp”, by Ernest Hemingway, many controversies arise about the idea of feminism in the text. Feminism is a general term used to describe advocating women’s rights socially, politically, and making equal rights to those of men. Feminist criticism is looked through a “lens” along the line of gender roles in literature, the value of female characters within the text, and interpreting the perspective from which the text is written....   [tags: women's right, iceberg theory]

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Analysis Of Ernest Hemingway 's ' Indian Camp ' And ' Hills Like White Elephants '

- Over the Hills As humans, we are limited to our senses and define the world around us by interacting with each other and by learning from our mistakes. Our biggest weakness is that we cannot foresee the future, and thus, we are left questioning our utter existence or sole purpose. There is a point in every person’s life where he or she must make a difficult decision that carries with them for the rest if their lives. Ernest Hemingway, one of the most influential writers of his time, depicts this idea in his short stories, “Indian Camp” and “Hills like White Elephants,” by constantly referencing to the hills as a sign of uncertainty to the characters about how their decisions will impact th...   [tags: Ernest Hemingway, Short story, F. Scott Fitzgerald]

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Coming of Age in Hemingway's Indian Camp and Joyce's Araby

- Coming of Age in Hemingway's Indian Camp and Joyce's Araby In reading Hemingway's "Indian Camp" and Joyce's "Araby", about 2 young boy's not so ceremonial passage to life's coming of age. The protagonist Nick in "Indian Camp" witnessed in one night the joy of going on a journey to an unknown destination with his father and uncle Charlie. Later, Nick receives an expedited course in life and death. Joyce's "Araby" protagonist whis friends with Mangan but has a secret desirable infatuation with his sister....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Comparing the Role of Women in Indian Camp and Shiloh

- Role of Women in Indian Camp and Shiloh       The women of "Indian Camp" experience a life much different from the woman in "Shiloh." Ernest Hemingway wrote "Indian Camp" giving the women a definite role in their families while Bobbi Ann Mason wrote "Shiloh" leaving the woman’s definite family role ambiguous. Because they are responsible for the birth of the babies, the Native American women of the preceding story are the nurturers as opposed to the men. The women accept their roles and partake in their duties without any protest....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Indian Camp and Soldiers Home Young Women as Objects

- Indian Camp and Soldiers Home Young Women as Objects In Ernest Hemingway's short stories "Indian Camp" and "Soldier's Home," young women are treated as objects whose purpose is either reproduction or pleasure. They do not and cannot participate to a significant degree in the masculine sphere of experience, and when they have served their purpose, they are set aside. They do not have a voice in the narrative, and they represent complications in life that must be overcome in one way or another....   [tags: essays papers]

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Comparing Mortality in Hemingway's Indian Camp and Joyce's Araby

- The Subject of Mortality in Hemingway's Indian Camp and Joyce's Araby Nick came face to face with his own mortality in Hemingway's "Indian Camp" and, like most of us, denied its inevitability, evidenced by the last line of the story: "In the early morning lake sitting in the stern of the boat with his father rowing, he felt sure that he would never die." (31) His first experience with the beginning of life was far from the joyous occasion most of us are taught to associate with birth. Coupled with his first experience with a violent suicide in the same setting, his feeling that he would never die is understandable....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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American History: Indian Tribes and Ghost Dance

- Different Indian tribes all over the Western territory, which have thrived in a nomadic lifestyle since well before Europeans ever arrived in the Americas, were now being oppressed by a new, but powerful nation. This was a new nation eager for more land, money, and trade known as The United States of America. As these Indians were being oppressed, they all put up a fight but none of them were successful. Indians were forced to move onto reservations where they had to completely change their lifestyle after being plagued by a foreign people....   [tags: nomadic lfestyle, europeans]

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Indian Lore, Tour Boats, Modernization in the 1000 Islands

- The Indian heritage and lore in the 1000 Islands is mostly forgotten as the twenty-first century moves inexorably forward. Keewaydin State Park, Chippewa Bay, and Iroquois Island are reminders that the Cornwall brothers, Cap Thomson, and the Clarks have no claim to being the region’s earliest residents. Indians had a hand in naming or lending their name to many places found along the river. They also provided the names for the mighty “muskellunge” fish and the “muskrat,” which is the critter that gives rise to the term river rat....   [tags: personal narrartive]

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The Kansas City Indian Center

- The Kansas City Indian Center (Heart of America Indian Center), a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation, has been serving the Kansas City’s American Indian population since 1971. The mission of the Kansas City Indian Center is to encourage the social, educational, and economic advancement of the American Indian community by promoting traditional and cultural values. It operates as the Kansas City area’s largest social service agency for Native Americans and operates as the Kansas City area’s only multi-purpose social service agency for American Indians....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The French And Indian War

- For the first couple hundred years of life in the British colonies, the monarch did not impose any restrictions on the settlers, giving them the chance to function almost independently; however, after the French and Indian War, a widespread conflict encompassing most of the major world powers, originated in the colonies, British King George III ended this period of salutary neglect by beginning to enforce the infamous Navigation Acts. Dissatisfied with royal involvement, upheaval began to brew in the colonies, leading to brawls and rebellions such as the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party....   [tags: United States]

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Film Analysis: The World Before Her

- The world before her is a film of hope and dreams for Indian women. We examine two girls with different paths but one goal in common, empowerment. This term conveys a wide range of interpretations and definitions one of them being power over oneself. Both Prachi and Ruhi manifest a will for female empowerment but both have distinct views on how this is achieved. Prachi believes the way to achieve empowerment is through her mind and strength, while she still confines to tradition views of Indian culture....   [tags: indian women, empowerment]

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The Call Of The Wild By Jack London

- Can you envisage acquiring anything you want in life. For instance, having a huge mansion, servants serving you at your command and an extravagant garden behind your mansion, which has an orchard that has all types of fruits you can imagine eating. In this novel, The Call of the Wild, Jack London, invites you to exploit the life of Buck who is half St. Barnard and Scotch Shepherd dog. His life was luxurious, but one event changes his whole life. He used to live with Judge Miller in an extravagant house in San Diego, California, but one day a greedy gardener abducted and sold him to northward as trained sled a dog....   [tags: Dog, Gray Wolf, Dog health, The Camp]

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The Most Important Event in my Life, and How It Changed Me

- ... All 26 councils came together and participated in different games. This was when our council first truly bonded and brought me out of my comfort zone. I learned how important teamwork is and how to embrace everyone’s different talents. I am a very competitive person, but during that night, I realized that it didn’t matter who won. All that mattered was the memories being made. Another activity we did, that had a major impact on me, was the concert. Each council made a parody to a popular song and sang it in front of the entire camp....   [tags: MASC's summer leadership camp]

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Cheyenne Indian Tribe

- Who really are the Cheyenne Indians. According to historians, they were Indian people who became nomadic and moved to the Great Plains in the 18th century (Berkin 366). Another tribe, the Souix, developed the name of "people of a different language" for the Cheyenne. Some people said that the Cheyenne did not exist until the mid-1600s or at least this is when the earliest known records were found. They are one of the most famous and prominent Plains tribes, too. At first, this tribe moved from the Great Lakes region to the North Dakota area....   [tags: Native American Indians]

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Decline of Indian Southwest

- Decline of Indian Southwest Lord Acton said, “The most certain test by which we judge whether a country is really free is the amount of security enjoyed by its minorities.” In the late 1800’s the security of the minorities in the southwest was in serious jeopardy. For the Apache’s the security was promised but rarely upheld by the American government. The minimal security the Navajo enjoyed vanished by 1846. Men like Kit Carson desired but often failed to maintain the peace and security for these Indian tribes....   [tags: Native Americans History Papers]

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Indian Suffrage

- Indian Suffrage Before the English arrived in the New world and began creating colonies, the American Indians lived in harmony and peace with natures. The American Indians were skilled hunters, farmers and used everything in their environment for survival or for essential necessities. They shared the land together and moved about freely in search of food. The American Indians never considered the lands their property because it's belong to God and no one have the right to buy, sell, nor own it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Book Night By Elie Wiesel

- The book Night by Elie Wiesel is an autobiography that describes Elie 's time in the Holocaust. He is a sixteen year old jewish boy in the Auschwitz concentration camp. He is a thin scrawny boy, but is very strong. His hair is coal black, but looks bad because it is very short and greasy. His eyes look dark and cold with sadness in them because of the loss he’s experienced in the concentration camp. His hands are torn to pieces because he is a hard worker. He is very dirty due to not being able to shower often....   [tags: Auschwitz concentration camp, Elie Wiesel]

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A Study of Rahul Bhattacharya’s The Sly Company of People who Care

- Postmodernism is the umbrella term used to denote the contemporary happenings. Primarily it is the period soon after post world war II worldwide. Secondly, the effect created by the war on human beings and their behavior. Third, its impact on human artifacts including art, literature, culture etc. Its impact on literature particularly finds expression in novels. The novels of this period are named ‘metafiction’ by Linda Hutcheon (1998) as they carry ‘meta-narratives’ rather than ‘grand narratives’....   [tags: postmodernism, indian writings, fiction]

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Lessons Learned From the Massacre at Wounded Knee

- Introduction The massacre at Wounded Knee was the last action in a long and bloody war that pitted Native American Indians against U.S Military forces. For roughly 300 years the two sides had been in constant conflict across America in a battle for land, resources, and ultimately; freedom. This final massacre solidified the American hold on the west and closed the final chapter on a way of life that can never be brought back. Lakota Indians, having learned of the death of Sitting Bull started to move towards Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in hopes of finding protection from Red Cloud....   [tags: Lessons from the Indian Wars]

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The French and Indian War Was a Major Cause of the American Revolution

- At the outset of the eighteenth century, the Ohio Valley can be identified as the main catalyst in triggering open hostilities between the French and the Americans. The French occupied parts of Canada but also wanted a stake in America. Its means to do this was through the Ohio Valley it maintained. However, the colonists were bound to permeate this area in their push towards the west. And as they did, competition for the lush lands flared up and came to a breaking point. This directly lead to the French and Indian War with the Indians, for the most part, siding with the French against Britain....   [tags: Essays on American Revolution]

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A Closer Look at Hannah Dustan’s Affair

- A Closer Look at Hannah Dustan’s Affair Throughout literature, there have been many tales told about strong, brave heroes and mighty, wily savages and beasts. However, one story that still speaks to students today is that of a heroine by the name of Hannah Dustan, who killed ten Indians with the assistance of her two fellow captives. Together, they escaped capture, and Hannah Dustan told her tale again and again to individuals she encountered. Because she did not write her story down, others did it for her....   [tags: literature, indian attack, gender roles]

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Dharma in Service to Vinaya

- ... Initially, it was Vinaya and not Dharma that Ashoka embraced. Ashoka was militarily adept (a prime reason why he was regarded by his father’s advisors as the best candidate for accession to the throne) and showed little compunction in utilizing cruelty in expanding the Mauryan Empire. Most infamously, Ashoka created the torture compound disguised as a palace that would come to be known as “Ashoka’s Hell”. In his translation of the Aśokāvadāna, John S. Strong suggests that the construction of Ashoka’s torture chamber was actually inspired by Buddhist doctrine and Ashoka’s desire to replicate the hell of the Bala Pandita Sutra....   [tags: comparative relgion, Indian culture and beliefs]

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Lakota Indians

- Lakota History Throughout North American expansion the Lakota people have suffered some of the worst and straight forward persecutions against Native American Indians, and live in some of the poorest if not the poorest conditions in the United States. This is sad for a people who use to be one of the strongest nations in the Central Plains, feared by white men and other Indian nations alike for their ferocity and warrior abilities in the heat of battle. The Lakota arrived at positions of dominance because of their success in controlling live¬stock, land, trading rights, and people....   [tags: Native American Indian History]

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Black Elk: Uniting Christianity and the Lakota Religion

- Black Elk: Uniting Christianity and the Lakota Religion The Battle at Little Bighorn River, the Massacre at Wounded Knee and the Buffalo Bill Show are historical events that even Europeans have in mind when they think about the Wild West and the difficult relationship between the first settlers and the Native American Indians. But what do these three events have in common. The easiest answer is that the Battle, the Massacre and the Buffalo Bill Show all involved Native Americans. However, another answer is not so obvious, because it needs deeper knowlege: There was one small Indian, who was a participant in all three events....   [tags: Black Elk Native American Indian]

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The Modoc War

- The Modoc War of 1872-1873 is significant in the Indian Wars because it was publicized worldwide and it was of the last wars in the era. The involving parties of this conflict included Modoc band leaders, Klamath Indians, the US Army and the settlers of the surrounding areas. The land of interest consisted of Southern Oregon from Fort Klamath and Klamath Reservation through the Northern border in California. This essay concentrates on the young Modoc sub chief known as Captain Jack because he wore a uniform coast with brass buttons....   [tags: indian wars, band leaders, capitain Jack]

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Anatomy Of Auschwitz Death Camp

- Then with no more thought than she put into what to have for dinner she sentenced countless women to die in the gas chambers. The captives stood in the freezing cold or blistering heat, in mud and muck for hours at a time waiting to see who would be chosen to die at each selection. In Anatomy of Auschwitz Death Camp, Danuta Czech stated, “The highest number of such deaths was in February 1943, when 25.5 percent of all Auschwitz inmates died or were put to death.” Irma Grese and Dr. Josef Mengele many times made these selections together....   [tags: Auschwitz concentration camp]

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A Counselor At Camp Wiggens

- This book is about a camp counselor named Ron Jones that got wanted to be a counselor at Camp Wiggens because it paid good money and it would be fun to swim, hike, and run around with kids all day. When he got to the camp and the kids started to come in and they were getting picked up and put in wheelchairs Ron did not know what to do as he stood there with all the other counselors with their mouths wide opened. They did not except to be taking care of people with disabilities. They only had a one day orientation about children in wheelchairs so they were in shock when they see most of the kids in wheelchairs....   [tags: Disability, Wheelchair, The Camp, Time]

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Auschwitz : The Concentration Camp

-      Imagine one day waking up and leaving your family, your house, your possessions, and your life behind. You do not know where you’re going, or how long it will take to arrive at a destination. You are thrown into a cramped, small space with hundreds of strangers; some dead and some dying. It’s hard to stay positive in a situation like this. You have no clue what it is going on. You are on your way to the most deadly and most well known concentration camp. Its name is Auschwitz. The thought of ever leaving this place is the only hope that you and those have around you, and chances are slim....   [tags: Auschwitz concentration camp, Adolf Hitler]

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Cunning, Intelligent, and Ruthless Warrior, Geronimo

- Geronimo Geronimo acquired a reputation in the American history, as a renegade fighting and clinging for his freedom even though many of his tribes gave up. His story was known by all Native Americans, as he stuck fear on the white settlers living in their territories through bloody raids. The American troops respected him for his courage and ferocity in battle that they shouted and chanted his name as a battle cry to motivate their troops (Geronimo Westward). Geronimo is one of the most famous warrior in the U.S....   [tags: indian, tribe, apahes]

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Auschwitz Birkenau : Life At The Camp ( 2015 )

- Auschwitz-Birkenau: Life in the camp (2015). Retrieved June 09, 2016, from http://auschwitz.org The author provides detailed information on the living conditions in camp hospitals. The article provides a general overview of Auschwitz concentration camps. The author provides information on how the concentration camps were two stories from the beginning and then by the end of 1940 they became single story blocks. Eventually they made it two stories again with two large rooms upstairs and numbers of rooms downstairs....   [tags: Auschwitz concentration camp]

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My Summer At Mountain Camp

- Having spent the better part of six summers hiking, cooking, orienteering, and practicing archery on the trails of Huddart Park, California, summer camp became a very precious time of my life. When I entered high school, I began working as a Unit Aide at my camp which meant I had the privilege to now teach young girls a whole slew of tasks such as survival skills, first aid, and knife skills. While attending Woodside Priory High School, I heard about similar activities such as archery and overnights that Mountain Camp counselors hosted....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Camping, Summer camp]

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Indian Nationalism and Indian Independence

- Within the context of the period 1847-1947 to what extent was Indian independence primarily the result of the growth of Indian nationalism. The decision to grant independence to India was not the logical culmination of errors in policy, neither was it as a consequence of a mass revolution forcing the British out of India, but rather, the decision was undertaken voluntarily. Patrick French argues that: “The British left India because they lost control over crucial areas of the administration, and lacked the will and the financial or military ability to recover that control”....   [tags: Indian Independence Essays]

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Camp Ondessonk Interview

- 1.Tell us about yourself...your hobbies, interests, involvement in other groups. In my free time, I enjoy reading books, taking classes to further my education and gain certifications, participating in my school’s community service program, being with my friends, and participating in my school’s various clubs. I have taken various classes at my local college such as psychology, biology, literature and math’s to help me further my education and help me become for college. I have also taken some classes through Red Cross to receive my certification in CPR/first aid and use of the AED....   [tags: benefits of camp, interests and hobbies]

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Love and Lust in Indian Literature

- The pursuit of love and pleasure is well documented in Indian literature and theoretical texts, its sensual and powerful nature weaving its way into the history of Indian culture. Kama, as this pursuit is so called, is all encompassing of pleasures of both carnal and more educated stature, such as the pursuit of enjoyment in drama and musical endeavors. In the literature based on the more literal sense of “love between two people” there are two distinct types of this affection: that of the carnal desire that all people possess, no matter their strength of ascetic beliefs, and the sacred love that is felt between husband and wife....   [tags: Indian Literature]

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The Role of the Election Commission in Indian Democracy

- The Role of the Election Commission in Indian Democracy OBJECTIVE: The project report will tend to work upon providing the readers an insight into the body called the Election Commission of India. The report will try to formulate a collection of information regarding the establishment of the body, its utility in the country’s political sphere. The report will also bring about the technicalities regarding the same. Like its membership, chairmanship, and about the method of its working. Ailing from that facet the report would be picking up the powers of this body....   [tags: Indian Government]

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Fly Ash Bricks in the Indian Market

- This research study focuses on finding the scope of fly ash bricks in Indian market. As with changing modes of construction and time new construction material and new technologies are in demand. Bricks are the most important material of construction and they are mostly facing the changes and without bricks any type of construction is incomplete. The convectional red bricks were used for a very long period of time but now people are facing many problems because of disturbance in the environment, as these bricks are very hazardous for the eco system....   [tags: Indian Market]

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The Growth of Indian English Novel

- Introduction to Indian English Literature: English, the language of international status, is especially remarkable for its flexible and variable character. It is not tied down to typical English conventions and social, cultural and literary background in various countries when it is read and spoken. It, on the other hand, has come under the dominant influence of the cultural and social background of the countries concerned. The geographical, climatic, social and cultural conditions prevalent in a country have determined the character of written and spoken English....   [tags: Indian English Literature]

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Background on the Sioux Indian Culture

- The three online movies I chose to learn more about the culture in which I chose to write about and depict the life and culture of the Sioux Indian, (both past and present) are all from YouTube, and are as follows: *500 Tribes, *Meet the Sioux Indians, Plains Indian Tribe, 1949, and *The Great Sioux Nation. The films portrayed the Sioux in an almost identical manor, and although each of the films ran from twenty-five minutes long, to an hour and a half, they covered the same amount of ground and produced the same information....   [tags: Native American Indian history]

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The Trail of Tears: Indian Genocide

- “Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race.” -― Martin Luther King Jr. The Trail of Tears is a historical title given to an event that happened in 1838.In this event, the Cherokee community of Native Americans was forced by the USA government to move from their native home in the Southern part of the contemporary America to what is known as the Indian territories of Oklahoma. While some travelled by water, most of them travelled by land....   [tags: Cherokee Indian Removal]

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The Concentration Camp By Elie Wiesel And Primo Levi 's Memoirs

- Thousands of people were sent to concentration camps during World War Two, including Primo Levi and Elie Wiesel. Many who were sent to the concentration camps did not survive but those who did tried to either forgot the horrific events that took place or went on to tell their personal experiences to the rest of the world. Elie Wiesel and Primo Levi wrote memoirs on their time spent in the camps of Auschwitz; these memoirs are called ‘Night’ and ‘Survival in Auschwitz’. These memoirs contain similarities of what it was like for a Jew to be in a concentration camp but also portray differences in how each endured the daily atrocities of that around them....   [tags: Auschwitz concentration camp, Elie Wiesel]

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The French And Indian War

- Early colonial America was full of rivalry and conflict. England was just at the finish of the French and Indian War, which took up nearly a decade 's worth of time and ended in 1763 with the Treaty of Paris. The British had exhausted an innumerable amount of money on the war, leaving them avoiding further conflicts as much as possible. Succeeding the victory of the French and Indian War, the lands previously belonging to the French were now under ownership by England. The Native Americans lost their French allies and were fearful that the new colonialists would invade into their territories....   [tags: French and Indian War]

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Yajnaseni – A Synonym of Indian Woman

- Indian tradition has awarded highest regard to a woman, considered her a mother, who is regarded as the epitome of purity and inviolability. India has always had a special place for women in almost every ritualistic practice in the society. A woman is free to take part in any spiritual and social service unlike many cultures in the society. And women from time immemorial have exhibited their dynamic energy, devoted efforts and dedicated service for their family, society and every other field where they have got an opportunity or platform to perform....   [tags: mother, women's rights, Indian culture]

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The Indian Big Bazaar

- Big Bazaar As one of the pioneers in India retail with multiple retail formats, they unite a diverse and eager community of Indian buyers, sellers and enterprises. The combined impact on business is intense: Around 300 million customers to go into their stores each year, and select more than 30,000 small, medium and large business owners and manufacturers from all over India delivered products and services. This number is finally set to grow. You have 35,000 people from every area of our company is engaged....   [tags: Indian buyers, sellers and enterprises]

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Feminism and Indian Realities

- It is claimed that the tide is changing; Indian women are attaining their freedom (White, 1). Are they really. Many people in India still want a daughter, or daughter-in-law like Sita (Mangharam, 1). Why. Isn’t being an individual better than being Sita. Is not the uniqueness of each individual what makes the world unique. If all the girls imitate Sita, where is this uniqueness. Feminist perspective believes that being Sita takes a women’s right away. Every woman should not be expected to be Sita, just because she seemed obedient and a great wife in the book Ramayana (Anand, 1)....   [tags: Indian Women, Freedom]

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The French And Indian War

- The French Indiana War was known as the first global war, but to Winston Churchhill it was known as the First World War. Today, we believe that the cause of a war would have more than one problematic issue, were as the French Indian War was the exception. The British wanted to expand America trade for more colonist so they could have more wealth. France had soon realized how the British expansion in wealth could hurt their empire. British colonist were benefited from the export of raw materials and the import of the British consumers and the American colonist....   [tags: French and Indian War, United States]

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The French And Indian War

- At the conclusion of the French and Indian War, Britain found great relief. They gained much more land and control over the Americas. Officials soon realized they had to begin applying rules and regulations in order to maintain control and pay off the tremendous war debt gained after the war. This sparked the increase of resentment toward Britain amongst the colonists. The officials believed putting heavy taxes on the colonists would help effectively pay off the debt Britain was in, however they didn’t anticipate the resistance they faced....   [tags: French and Indian War, United States]

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Heartbreaking Tale in Escape from Camp 14 by Blaine Hardyn and Imprisoned, Shin Dong-hyuk

- Blaine Harden, former national correspondent and writer for the New York Times, delivers an agonizing and heartbreaking story of one man’s extremely conflicted life in a labor camp and an endeavor of escaping this place he grew up in. This man’s name is Shin Dong-hyuk. Together, Blaine Harden and Shin Dong-hyuk tell us the story of this man’s imprisonment and escape into South Korea and eventually, the United States, from North Korea. This biography that takes place from 1982-2011, reports to its readers on what is really going on in “one of the world’s darkest nations” (back cover of the book), that is run under a communist state and totalitarian dictatorship that was lead by Kim Il-sung,...   [tags: labor camp, survival, political]

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The French And Indian War

- The French and Indian War or the Seven Years War was one of the major events that led to the American Revolution. The French and Indian War started in 1754 when George Washington and General Edward Braddock tried to defend the British land that they felt the French were taking with their expansion into the Ohio River valley. In 1755 Governor William Shirley of Massachusetts had many French settlers in the Nova Scotia region moved from that region to avoid any confrontation if these settlers sided with their home country....   [tags: French and Indian War, United States]

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Poverty and Corruption: Indian Slums in A Nutshell

- Poverty: the state of being extremely poor. Corruption: dishonest conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery. This is how many define poverty and corruption; however, without familiarity, words are just words – different combinations of the same twenty-six letters. Without actually experiencing either in one’s life, those of fortune can never truly understand the implications, associations, and repercussions of each, which is made evident by studying those who are living in rundown, despairing slums, which “for the purpose of census, has been defined as a residential area where dwellings are unfit for human habitation by reasons of dilapidation, overcrowding … lack of ventilation...   [tags: Poverty, Indian Slums]

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Caste System, The Scourge of Indian Civilization

- Caste system has been the scourge of Indian civilization and culture. The battle against this oppressive and inhuman is older than even some of the great religions of the world. The first warrior to wage against this system was probably Gautam Buddha who waged the war against this inhuman system in 6th century B.C. No doubt, Buddha was able to put some dents in the system, but after the Nirvana of Buddha, the system once again rose like a phoenix and gained strength to crush humanity. In fact, the system has proved to be the most agile and resilient against the liberal human traditions....   [tags: indian culture, religion]

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Introduction to Classical Indian Literary Tradition

- This human life is believed to have evolved with difficulty after millions of birth. While on the other hand, the theory of “Karma” states that this birth and deaths are the results of one’s own action, and this human form is a unique opportunity to come out of this continuous circle of birth and death. With this life we are gifted with the power of “free will”. It suggests that unlike other animals we being the supreme organisms on the planet not only have the power to control nature, but also possess the capacity to use the free will....   [tags: indian tradition, free will, sanskrit]

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2004 Indian Ocean Earthquake

- The 9.0 magnitude Indian Ocean earthquake was caused by subduction under the Indian Ocean. Earthquakes are usually caused by convection currents leading to subduction/convergent currents. Convection currents is caused by magma rising from the deepest part of the earth, then slowly cooling, sinking again then re-heating, then rising upwards basically repeating the rising and cooling then re-heating cycle over and over again. The plates are separated from each other and they move apart, the plates then obviously hit another plate right next to it causing subduction....   [tags: earthquake, indian ocean, convection current]

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The Indian Independence Movement Of India

- In the 17th century, the expanding British arrived in India and, after taking a small portion of land; they formed the East India Company. In 1818, the British controlled most of the Indian subcontinent and began imposing their ideas and ways for its residents, including different succession laws that allowed the British to take over a state with no successor ad gain its land and armies, new taxes, and monopolistic control of industry. The British also collaborated with Indian officials to increase their influence in the region....   [tags: Indian Rebellion of 1857, British Raj, India]

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The Role of Women in Indian Life

- Women were important in Indian Life, because they kept the group going, they kept them in food, not by hunting, but when the men come back they prepare the meat, and make it edible and preserve it for weeks to come. Whether the band will starve or not is down to the women. If the tribe needs to pack up and leave, it’s down to the women to do it quick and efficiently, and it’s up to them to carry it. When the men are out hunting the women have to collect sticks to hang the skins off it, so it can dry out to be used for tipis, for coats and saddles....   [tags: women, indian, native americans, feminism, gender,]

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The French And Indian War

- The French and Indian War, was a war that lasted seven years in America and was part of a struggle between the balances of European powers in the Colonial period. The war took place mostly in America and mildly in Europe and involved France, England, Native American Indians, and others. The war started because England felt they needed to stop the French from gaining power and control over the territories and trading land that the British settled first, while the French fought for the respect of Indians and ownership of hunting areas....   [tags: United States, French and Indian War, Canada]

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The French And Indian War

- The French and Indian War, also known as the North American theater of the Seven Years War, lasted from 1754 to 1763. The war was fought between the people of New France and the British troops in the New World and it altered relations between the British and American colonies through political, economic, and ideological aspects. It is one of, if not the most, important war in America’s history because it directly led to the revolution. The tensions were highly strained in Europe at the start of the war because the British were worried about France gaining control of trade and territories that the British thought were rightfully theirs....   [tags: French and Indian War, Louis-Joseph de Montcalm]

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The Beatles Experimental Influence With Indian Music

- In the earlier stages of their career and success, The Beatles were established as a pop rock group within the world of music. Despite the fact that this was their marker of sound, The Beatles were always thriving to experiment with their music and this showed that they had the power to diversify their sound. By broadening their horizons with Indian music, and culture it represented their development, growth, and eclectic ways with songwriting. Overall, it can be argued that the music and philosophy of India influenced The Beatles approach and exploration with songwriting through their experimentation with music....   [tags: ravis shankar, indian music, the beatles]

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Feminism in Indian English and Tamil literature

- The term 'feminism' has its origin from the Latin word lemina' meaning 'woman'. It refers to the advocacy of women's rights, status and power at par with men on the grounds of 'equality of sexes'. In other words, it relates to the belief that women should have the same social, economic and political rights as men. The term became popular from the early twentieth century struggles for securing women's suffrage or voting rights in the western countries, and the later well-organized socio-political movement for women's emancipation from patriarchal oppression....   [tags: lemina, women's right, indian women]

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Indian Encounters:The Turks, The Mongols, and Islam

- A society that is often overlooked that has made great achievements and who has had a significant impact on modern day society is nonetheless, India and ancient Indian civilization. After the fall of the Gupta Empire in 480, small kingdoms throughout the region, which was invaded by the Turks and Mongols, but was not conquered, would rule India. The northern parts of India frequently were raided and invaded by the Turks, all the way from Afghanistan to Central Asia. Muslim Turks decided to rule a state in north India called the Delhi sultanate, which was ruled for several centuries, and in the mean time Islam gained its adherents throughout the southern regions of Asia....   [tags: indian civilization, muslim turks, mongols]

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Examination of The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) of 1978

- Each year, there are thousands of children that are misplaced from their families and are seeking a permanent living placement. Their permanent placement may be found with family members or friends, or even through a private adoption. There are federal laws and state mandates that are implemented to ensure that the best interests of all children involved in an adoption or placement proceedings are heard. The best interests and needs of a child may include educational needs, medical needs, housing/placement preferences, or finding a family that reflects the ethnic and cultural heritage of the child in question....   [tags: Indian Child Welfare Act]

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Impact Of World War One On Indian Nationalism

- The impact of world war one was very much a significant out turn to Indian nationalism to an undoubted extent. Nonetheless, there were many other factors that had led up to the rise in nationalism with the help of rising leaders such as Ghandi and Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Nationalism is a form of patriotism based upon the identification of individuals within a nation. This can likewise be said for the people of India as many people had an intense desire for independence from the British rule. They had come to realise that the ways the British had been treating people were cruel and monstrous....   [tags: Indian independence movement]

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Gandhi 's Influence On Indian Independence Movement

- Beginning in 1857, the residents of India were determined to gain control of their country from the British rulers. Great Britain marched into India, taking over the country as though it was theirs to take. They began to transform the way of life for the Indians, telling them what to do and how to do it. The Indian independence movement started as a result. Mohandas Gandhi was one of the prominent leaders of this movement. Although there were many other documented leaders, Gandhi’s speeches of gaining control over their country through nonviolence inspired his fellow neighbors....   [tags: Indian independence movement]

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Indian Removal Act

- Indian Removal Act From the time of Thomas Jefferson’s term as president the United States government was trying to encourage Indians to adapt to the ways of the white people living in the United States (Out of Many 280). Many groups of Indians refused to adapt to these ways causing them to be removed from their land in the East to land in the West (Out of Many 280). Some Indian tribes refused to move making the federal government sign treaties to remove Indians from their land which, opened up room for white settlers (Out of Many 280)....   [tags: American History, Cherokees, Indian Tribes]

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Camp Riley

- On State Road 67 in Martinsville, IN, the staff at Bradford Woods provides Camp Riley for about 250 children, ages 8 through 18, with specific needs ("Camp Riley," n.d.). Riley 3 is a 2-week camp at Bradford Woods providing a unique way of learning. By choice, the campers can ride horses, swim in an Olympic size pool, navigate high ropes, climb the rock wall, and hike the trails ("Therapeutic Recreation," n.d.). The nationally know amphitheater provides a space for evening activities where anyone can sit anywhere....   [tags: Rehabilitation]

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Lack of Unity During the French and Indian War

- In previous wars, such as The French and Indian War, the colonists lacked unity. During the French and Indian War, the Indians mocked and laughed at the difficulty of pulling and working together to fight and win. The Sugar Act and Stamp Act, tax raising revenues, sparked anger among the colonists. As England issued more unfair taxes and restricted the right to protest against the unjust laws, Americans saw the importance and the strength of acting as one unified nation. Nevertheless, despite the efforts of reconciliation, such as the Olive Branch Petition, England continued to trample on the rights of the colonists, leading to a war for freedom....   [tags: French and Indian War, Revolutionary America, ]

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Use of Hofstede's Five Dimensional Model to Analyze Indian Culture

- The purpose of this paper is to do a personal assessment of Indian culture. I will also be explaining Hofstede's five dimensional model, will use it to analyze the Indian culture and talk about the five dimensional model from my own observations. Hofstede has identified five different cultural dimensions. These dimensions include power-distance, individualism/collectivism, masculinity/femininity, uncertainty avoidance and lastly long term orientation. According to Hofstede, power distance is the first dimension which translates to how all individuals in a society aren't equal and there is a decent amount of inequality when it comes to the division of power....   [tags: Mumbai, Indian culture ]

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An Eco-Critical Approach; A Study of Select North East Indian Poets

- The study of ecology has gained immense popularity in the recent years as people have become more concerned about the deteriorating environment and eco-system. Thus, in the field of literature, a new approach, Ecocriticism which mainly deals with a critical reading of literary texts in relation to environment, nature and literature, has come forward. As the basic definition suggests that ecocriticism studies the 'relationship between literature and environment'. The paper tries to delve into this issue with specific references to the poetry of the Northeast India....   [tags: ecosystem, ecocrticism, indian poets]

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The French and Indian War Led to the Revolutionary War

- The French and Indian War, which happened between 1754 and 1763 was a stepping-stone for what would become known as the Revolutionary War. The French and Indian War was originally a dispute over the Ohio River Valley. The French considered it their territory, where as the English considered it theirs. While it was a territorial dispute between the countries, the war took place in the colonies. The colonist fought bravely beside the British, whereas the Indians sided with the French. At the beginning all the countries wanted was to claim the Ohio River Valley as their own; however, the outcome of the war was very different....   [tags: French and Indian Wa, Revolutionary War, history, ]

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The Camp Call Dadaab Refugee Camp

- Behavior Change I grew up in a refugee camp call Dadaab refugee camp. Dadaab is northeastern Kenya. Dadaab refugee camp is the largest refugee camp in the world. The refugee camp has no tarmac road, no railway road and even there is no traffic sign. The house of the refugee camp is made of sticks, clay soil and plastic. When I was 7 years old, I was always the one who volunteered to do any work with in my family, that I can do it. I live a large family that consist my father, my mother, my 5 siblings and my 2 anti....   [tags: Family, Old age, Population, Middle age]

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IITian: Indian Institutes of Technology

- The purpose of this report is to help the student community understand the culture and life of IITian. Also to discuss major issues and things to be given care or attention at IIT. This will help the IIT system to understand the problem and thinking of students. Also will give students a brief idea about IIT and will help them to take their decision well. We adopted a proper methodology for this project, we prepare the survey, questionnaire discussing with professor. After that we selected the target students to have the variety and all kinds of possibility....   [tags: Informational Research Paper IIT Indian Technology]

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Indian Removal Policy of 1830

- President Andrew Jackson wanted the white settlers from the south to expand owning land from Five Indian tribes, which was called Indian Removal Policy (McNamara). The Five Indian tribes that were affected were Choctaws, Muskogee, Chickasaws, Cherokees, and the Seminoles. In the 1830, the Removal Act went into effect. The Removal Act gave President Andrew Jackson the power to remove Indian tribes living east of the Mississippi river by a negotiate removal treaties (James). The treaties, made the Indians give up their land for exchange of land in the west (James)....   [tags: removal act, trail of tears, indians]

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American Indian Movement: Activism and Repression

- American Indian Movement: Activism and Repression      Native Americans have felt distress from societal and governmental interactions for hundreds of years. American Indian protests against these pressures date back to the colonial period. Broken treaties, removal policies, acculturation, and assimilation have scarred the indigenous societies of the United States. These policies and the continued oppression of the native communities produced an atmosphere of heightened tension. Governmental pressure for assimilation and their apparent aim to destroy cultures, communities, and identities through policies gave the native people a reason to fight....   [tags: Indian Native American History Essays]

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Life-Size Indian by Beth Piatote

- What is the value of one’s culture. Native culture is an integral part in a person’s life. A person consists of many different characteristics, such as personality and appearance; however, what makes a person more unique would be his own culture. Native culture is what a person grew up with and identifies him as, thus losing or forgetting it would mean losing himself. Although it is important to remain with one’s culture, many people end up losing it. This is the consequence of living in America, where people with diverse cultures exist....   [tags: Culture Piatote Indian Native American]

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Analysis of The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks

- Analysis of The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks For this month’s book report I read a book called ‘The Indian in the Cupboard’ by Lynne Reid Banks. This book was about a boy named Omri and his small Indian toy. For Omri’s birthday he received a small Indian toy from a friend and a small cupboard from his brother. Omri put his Indian in the cupboard and to his surprise when he opened the cupboard the Indian toy had come to life. Omri has to keep his Indian a secret for fear of an adult finding out....   [tags: The Indian in the Cupboard Literature Essays]

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The Deer Camp

- Imagine the biggest deer of our life walking in front of us. The thing is so big that at first glance you didn’t even think it was a deer. That is what the Zellmer deer camp is all about. The deer camp was started seven and a half decades ago by my grandfather’s grandfather. The Zellmer deer camp consists of nine Zellmer’s and one family friend. It consists of myself and my three brothers, my dad, my uncle, and my three cousins along with my cousin’s friend. We have carried this tradition on since 1940 when my grandfather’s grandfather started it....   [tags: Hunting, Deer, Olfaction, Odor]

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