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Lisa Bright And Dark

- When someone has a nearly "perfect" life, it’s hard to believe that person could be going out of his or her mind. Lisa Bright and Dark, by John Neufeld, explores the world of mental illness through Lisa Shilling, a sixteen year old who believes she is going crazy. Though she and her friends know this, she is unable to receive help because her parents think she is making it up. With no adult help, the problem has to be taken into the hands of Lisa and her three teenage friends. 	Lisa Shilling starts off as any normal teenager, attending school, going out with friends, and even dating....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Lisa Bright & Dark

- John Neufeld is the author of “Lisa Bright & Dark”. He lives and works in New York City these days. He was educated at Yale. His style of writing are usually touching stories. Finding information about John Neufeld is quite difficult since the Internet nor the book has provided any help whatsoever. Lisa Shilling is the main character of this book. She is just sixteen as she slowly loses her mind. Lisa is quite an example of teenager with problems which is why she’d be classified as a very real character....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Film Mona Lisa Smile

- The movie Mona Lisa Smile is set in 1953; post-war and pre-feminism. Katherine Ann Watson, a progressive Art History teacher, is hired to teach at Wellesley. This selective all-women’s college is described in the opening scenes of the film as “the most conservative university in the country” (Newell, “Mona Lisa Smile”, 2003). Watson wants to teach at Wellesley in order to influence the next generation of women. Some of the brightest female students in the country attended Wellesley. Among these students are: Joan Brandwyn, a driven student with a 4.0 GPA, Betty Warren, the daughter of the Alumni Association president, Giselle Levy, a flirtatious and outgoing young woman who has had an affair...   [tags: Sociology, Sociological terms, Social status]

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Leonardo Di Ser Piero Da Vinci and The Mona Lisa

- Leonardo di ser Piero Da Vinci (April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519), is almost the greatest geniuses in history ever since God made human beings. How to explain that, he was a painter, sculptor, musician, mathematician, engineer, architect, anatomist, geologist, botanist, and writer. The most incredible thing is he showed interest and explored all of the aspects and his grand achievement influenced the history of human beings and even nowadays. With all the fabulous crowns he wore on, he was famous as a painter....   [tags: drawing, artist, inventor, ]

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Peter Max Gallery And The Museum Of Art

- ... Also instead of having the background as the city of Florence; Max uses an impressionistic style of different shades of blue, white, and green for the sky and a darker red for the tree line. The shape of this artwork is interesting because Max has a printout of the Mona Lisa, blending in with his own version of the background. Max really expresses in this artwork that there is no proper shape to the trees or where Mona Lisa’s body begins and finishes with the background. Lastly the texture of this artwork is very smooth with fat brushstrokes and non-defined lines, depicting a landscape in the background....   [tags: Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, Marcel Duchamp, Art]

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The Portrait Of The Mona Lisa

- ... Moreover, da Vinci left his audience guessing about his painting. Many people wonder who is the person in the painting; so many ideas have been thrown at people about who it is. People argue that it is Lisa del Giocondo , a man in drag, a picture of a pregnant woman, and even a self-portrait. The world may never know exactly what da Vinci was painting. The thing that da Vinci did cause people to have a conversation about his work that made people think about everything and when the world can not answer a question about something it spread like wild flower and causes everyone to think about it....   [tags: Leonardo da Vinci, Mona Lisa, Portrait painting]

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The Mona Lisa By Leonardo Da Vinci

- ... But whoever the Mona Lisa was or was not, the finished product was supposed to represent the embodiment of secularism without any influence by the church whatsoever (“Boundless”). Leonardo Da Vinci is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time, he is also known to be one of the most talented people that have ever lived. He is also considered a genius,the Mona Lisa, and other figures epitomized the Renaissance humanist ideal (“Boundless”). As one can see the Mona Lisa is a portrait, back in the day, portraits of existing, non religious characters were not considered art....   [tags: Leonardo da Vinci, Florence, Mona Lisa]

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The Mona Lisa By Leonardo Da Vinci

- The famous Mona Lisa, I never knew that all the scandal was about until I was finally in front of it. The Mona Lisa was created by Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo da Vinci was born in April 15, 1452 but passed away in May 1519. He was an Italian polymath who was interested in art and created many paintings in the Renaissance. The Mona Lisa is currently in the Louvre museum in Paris, the painting is well secured inside a glass were no one is allowed to get a closer look at the painting. I was probably 5-10 feet away from the painting but was still able to get a good look at it....   [tags: Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, Louvre, Florence]

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Analysis of Lisa Brock's Argument Against Abortion

- When working to make an effective argument, the writer must analyze many aspects. For example, who the audience is, what their viewpoint is on the issue, and how to get them to believe the argument. On the topic of abortion, most writers can incorporate an ethical, logical, and emotional appeal to get the point across. However, Lisa Brock, the author of the article, "Life Challenges" does not effectively make her argument because she only develops an appeal to the emotions of the reader....   [tags: Life Challenges, Lisa Brock]

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Lisa Frazier's The Pact

- Lisa Frazier's The Pact My father's family lived in New Jersey when my dad and his three brothers were just blooming adolescents. Their parents were the product of the cocktail generation, and the Irish tendency towards alcoholism was augmented by that social niche. Despite the arguments and drinking, Mary and Jack wanted to make sure their children got the best possible education. The boys were sent to Catholic schools, and once they graduated were forcefully directed down a collegiate path....   [tags: Lisa Frazier The Pact]

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Raphael 's Portrait Of A Lady With A Unicorn And Leonardo 's Mona Lisa

- Raphael’s Portrait of a Lady with a Unicorn and Leonardo’s Mona Lisa are both masterpieces in which have many similarities and differences. There is an obvious similarity when viewing both of the paintings side-by-side. In both works there is a female sitter in the middle of the frame, hands crossed and looking off into the distance. Also the landscape of both works are very similar being continuous rolling mountains making where they are sitting quite unknown. The main and obvious difference in the painting in which I will go into more depth later within the paper is the unicorn....   [tags: Leonardo da Vinci, Florence, Raphael, Mona Lisa]

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A Bright Galaxy

- ... The Subaru telescope was used to pan across the sky to look for light spectrum signals from distant bright galaxies. Upon exacting the location of the light spectrum, Sobral and his team analyzed the light signals. They found that the light spectrum emitted by the star cluster in CR7 included ionized helium, usually seen in first generation stars (Sobral et al.). Other telescopes used to confirm the team’s discovery were the Southern European Observatory’s Very Large Telescope, the Hubble Space Telescope, and the Keck Observatory (Gibney)....   [tags: Hubble Space Telescope, Astronomy, Galaxy, Star]

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The Mona Lisa or La Gioconda

- We live in an era that is so saturated with images, making it seem unimaginable to live at a time when only the wealthiest of people had their likeness captured. Well, that was the situation during the renaissance era, though. Believe it or not, before the fancy cameras, there was a time when the only way to produce one’s portrait wass by hand. It was very time-consuming, and well, money-consuming. However, the sketching and painting were not a problem, since the renaissance is said to be one of the most creative periods in history....   [tags: famous Leonardo Da Vinci paintings]

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Forming An Identity By Lisa Kanae

- Forming an Identity Lisa Kanae’s Voices Merged to One Tongue “Standard English was imposed on children of immigrant parents, then the children were separated from native English speakers, then the children were labeled “inferior” and “ignorant” (Hughes 70) because they could not speak Standard English. In addition to feeling inferior about their second language skills, these students also felt inadequate in regard to speaking their own mother tongues” (qtd in Kanae) I come home from college and see my mom cooking dinner over the stove as I walk up the stairs....   [tags: English language, Second language]

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The Color Gray By Lisa Ling

- ... Finally, Jennifer 's unacceptable qualities revolve around negative and unfixable traits such as a history of infidelity, noncooperation with family and friends and an unwillingness to communicate (Carter-Scott 37-38). Understanding what one wants in a potential partner is equally important in helping better understand one 's own identity, in addition to their values and morals. In Judith Sills ' Biting the Apple, she writes that "Relationships depend far less on whom we choose than on who we are" (Sills 10)....   [tags: Love, Emotion, Romance]

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Mona Lisa Smile and the 50s

- Mona Lisa Smile and the 50s Introduction; This film was set in the 1950s and revolves around a woman known as Katherine. This is a woman who has taken a teaching position in “History of Art” at Wellesley College. This is a women’s conservative college that focuses on liberal arts. Girls are sent to this college so that they can learn traditional values, good grooming, and respectable behaviors that are deemed to be appropriate in the society. This notwithstanding, however, Katherine wants to make a difference by influencing the next generation of girls and women....   [tags: norms, education, married, society]

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Still Alice by Lisa Genova

- Lisa Genova, the author of Still Alice, a heartbreaking book about a 50-year-old woman's sudden diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, graduated valedictorian from Bates College with a degree in Biopsychology and holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University. She is a member of the Dementia Advocacy, Support Network International and Dementia USA and is an online columnist for the National Alzheimer's Association. Genova's work with Alzheimer's patients has given her an understanding of the disorder and its affect not only on the patient, but on their friends and family as well (Simon and Schuster, n.d.)....   [tags: Alzheimer's Disease, Novel Anlysis]

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The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann

- Alexander Stowe is a twin, his brother is Aaron Stowe. Alex is an Unwanted, Aaron is a Wanted, and their parents are Necessaries. Alex is creative in a world where you can’t even see the entire sky, and military is the dream job for everyone and anyone. He should have been eliminated, just like all the unwanteds should have been. He instead comes upon Artimè, where he trains as a magical warrior- after a while. When he was still in basic training, and his friends were not, he got upset, he wants to be the leader, the one everyone looks up to....   [tags: literary analysis, book report]

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The Tone Of Bright And Morning Star

- Under Communist rule, everyone is equal by law. That's why during the 1920 to the 1950's, African Americans flocked to join the party. Included in the flock of black Communists was the renowned black author, Richard Wright, whose works are today known for their dark portrayal of black Communist life. A critic summarizes the influence on his stories: "As a poor black child growing up in the deep South, Richard Wright suffered poverty, hunger, racism and violence... experiences that later became central themes of his work" ("Richard Wright" 1)....   [tags: Richard Wright]

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Analysis Of Truth And Bright Water

- ... Because of the unjust hiring standards, Tecumseh will only ever be able to find employment in job sites where Europeans would never want to be employed. Tecumseh faces a great obstacle in how to be successful financially, which could impact his decision to stay and make residence in Truth and Bright Water without realizing that the world is the Garden of Eden ready to be freely explored by all people. Unlike Tecumseh’s unsuccessful employment, Monroe Swimmer is an aboriginal artist who left Truth and Bright Water to restore paintings for famous museums around the world....   [tags: Culture, Popular culture, Volkswagen Karmann Ghia]

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The Sun Was Bright And The Air

- The sun was bright and the air brisk on this 28th of October morning. It was 9AM, a half hour ago William Fisher was dressing and washing for the new day --- a day off work. Now he stood at his kitchen counter stirring his coffee in preparation for his morning fix of java when the telephone rang. He reached over and lifted the receiver from the cradle, “hello?” It was Brian O’Toole on the other end, “Hey. I had a really strange dream last night!” his friend’s voice emanated from the receiver. William walked slowly with the portable receiver in one hand and his coffee in the other to the nearby living room where he put down the coffee on the table before him and picked up the television remot...   [tags: Constable, Police]

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The Bright Side of the Darkness

- ... The Hollow Men gives off the vibe that the men are trying to deal with the fear of death’s dream kingdom, even if that is through disguising their fear. In Apocalypse Now the disguises were also “deliberate” like those in The Hollow Men. For example when a masked Kurtz drops a decapitated head in Willard’s lap, Willard still knows that it is Kurtz even though he is wearing face paint. The disguise isn’t fooling anyone. Leading me to think the disguise wasn’t for Willard, but for Kurtz himself....   [tags: hardship, negative, positive, optimistic]

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Renewable Energy: A Bright Future

- In chapter thirteen of our book, Environment by Raven and Berg, it shows us just how important renewable energy sources are. Currently the United States of America thrives on the use of fossil fuels and nuclear power. The main problems with these types of fuel are that they are both limited and can be extremely harmful to our environment. They cause global warming, air pollution, acid rain, and oil spills (Environment), and not only that, but in the grand scheme of things, these sources really aren’t even that cheap of a fuel source....   [tags: Renewable Energy, ]

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Star Light, Star Bright

- Today there are numerous places where one can look up a daily horoscope: magazines, newspapers, and a plethora of online websites. Horoscopes are not just randomly thought up each day by the writer. They are carefully researched, interpreted, and written by analyzing the placement of the stars and planets on a given day. The growth of astrology, and the resulting knowledge, is closely tied to the study of constellations. Astrology has grown from the past and by researching the history of astrology and constellations one can infer that they have a similar history and future to the world....   [tags: Astrology ]

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The Bright Red Pickup

- The wind was blowing in his face and he was driving down yet another deserted road. Miles of fences and plains surrounded his old, shimmering bright-red pickup. Albuquerque, NM was Ron’s destination, and he was just miles away. He was fleeing his distraught and remorseful past in New York, looking and hoping for a better life in New Mexico. Ron looked out the window, thinking of what the future would be like. Maybe buy a house, get a job, even have a family, a wife and kids... he thought. Ron never had a family....   [tags: adventures, ]

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Star Light, Star Bright

- Camping. Something I fond of. Since I was a kid, I solely love being with the nature as if I was born best friend for them. When I was in the primary school, I joined the Young Scouts Club, which was my favourite until I reached fifteen, but, the activity had to be forgotten since I move to the private school. A well-known, prestigious school which somewhat brings a weird feeling inside me. Honestly, I liked it more to study in my previous school, a public government school. I met some cool mates there, ordinary friends who came to school by foot, by bicycle, by bus with an innocent goal to study....   [tags: personal narrative]

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The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci

- If someone where to ask you to name a famous painting, what would you say. I would answer The Mona Lisa, possibly the most prominent painting there is today. For my research project, I will be analyzing, retelling, and exploring the Mona Lisa. I chose this piece of artwork because I love art and was just interested in why the Mona Lisa is such a well-known painting. The Mona Lisa was created by Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. It was started in approximately c.1503 in the town of Florence, Italy....   [tags: artwork, louvre museum, france]

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The Mona Lisa and Leonardo Da Vinci

- Introduction According to, Leonardo da Vinci was born in the year 1452 in the little town of Vinci. In his tender age as a young boy, he developed a passion for drawing nature. His portraits were mostly paintings of religion and nature in a rather realistic manner. Leonardo da Vinci took three years to complete the portrait of Mona Lisa. He derived a lot of pride in this particular piece of work so much so that he always carried it around with him up to the time of his demise. After his death, the Portrait was acquired by the King of France and is now preserved in the Louvre Museum in Paris, France....   [tags: enigmatic paintings]

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A Report On Clinical Outcomes Of Patients With Lisa

- ... The secondary end points were definite or probable ST, as defined by Academic research consortium (16), risk in LISA and risk of ST in LAISA compared to controls. The myocardial infarction (MI), target lesion revascularization and cardiac death were other secondary end points. Statistical analysis To account for variable follow up duration and low event rates, the incidence rate was calculated by dividing the number of events in each group by person-months follow up. As recommended, the incidence rate ratio (IRR) from each individual study was combined using Mantel-Haenszel fixed effect model without continuity corrections (17)....   [tags: Regression analysis, Statistics]

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Leonardo Da Vinci: The Mona Lisa

- Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest painters and most versatile geniuses in history. He was one of the key figures of the Renaissance, a great cultural movement that had begun in Italy in the 1300's. His portrait of the Mona Lisa is ranked among the most famous paintings ever painted. His portrayals and drawings presented him another viewpoint of the craft society. He went past his education by making an experimental investigation of light and shadow in nature. It dawned on him the sketches were not contained blueprints, but rather three-dimensional bodies characterized by light and shadow....   [tags: renaissance, painter, italy]

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Lisa Rosen's Journey to Become a Doctor

- Nearly everyone in the world wants to be a doctor due to that prodigious salary, but the steps necessary in order to become one can seem a bit tricky. How can a wacky curly headed girl at UT Austin pull this off. Her college days might be blended as she puts it, but it is obvious that her research and experiments have an exclusive part of her heart. Needless to say Lisa Rosen accomplished this goal with flying colors, and she now has a life that wouldn’t be traded for the world. Orange and white buildings, orange and white sidewalks, and orange and white clothed students are all that this graduate student would see during her days at UT Austin....   [tags: college, graduate, research]

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Reverse Discrimination As Unjustified - Lisa Newton

- Reverse Discrimination as Unjustified – Lisa Newton By Shawn M. Glinski General Ethics Discrimination in the United States came to an end 54 years ago, or did it. Most are aware of the ethnic and sexual discrimination that plagued the United States from its founding years until 1960. White males primarily were the people in charge of making all the government and business decisions impacting the country. Even though slavery ended in 1865 and females played a significant role in the home, blacks and females voices were not considered for important decision making events....   [tags: Discrimination, Affirmative action, Gender, Racism]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Mona Lisa Smile '

- ... She ended up dating a professor at the school. They break up because of a lie that he told. He tells Watson that he believes she came to the school to help the students find her way rather than her helping them find their own. Shortly after Betty’s wedding, she finds out her husband was having an affair. She files for divorce and decides to move into an apartment with one of her classmates. She decides to go to Yale to complete law school. In the final moments of the movie, the board of the college is deciding whether or not Watson should return the next school year....   [tags: Motivation, Education, School, Wellesley College]

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Analysis of the Film, Mona Lisa Smile

- Chills traveled down my spine as my heart began to burst. I thought to myself, “How could a film be this powerful to my eyes?” Mike Newell’s “Mona Lisa Smile” hit me like a ton of bricks. I could not believe how well put this film was as the cried the last scene hearing lines such as “But not all who wander are aimless. Especially not those who seek truth beyond tradition, beyond definition, beyond the image. We will never forget you.” This 2003 film takes place in the 1950’s where everything was different and proper back then....   [tags: film analysis, movies]

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Shakespeare's Bright Star

- 1. What are the effects of this poem’s structure. At first analysis of the rhyme scheme, many would describe the “Bright Star” as an English, Shakespearean sonnet. However, after a closer analysis reveals a structure of eight and then six lines rhymes interweaving, an octave preceding a sestet, it becomes evident that the poem conforms to the structure of an Italian sonnet. This merger of two sonnet types into one larger sonnet is deliberate. By harnessing the most powerful aspects of the Italian and English sonnets into a single sonnet, Keats is able to present structurally his ideas while also emphasizing the couplet....   [tags: sonet analysis]

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Bright Star essay

- In Bright Star, Keats utilises a mixture of the Shakespearean and Petrarchan sonnet forms to vividly portray his thoughts on the conflict between his longing to be immortal like the steadfast star, and his longing to be together with his love. The contrast between the loneliness of forever and the intenseness of the temporary are presented in the rich natural imagery and sensuous descriptions of his true wishes with Fanny Brawne. The structure of Bright Star is unique in that it breaks free of the limitations of the sonnet form, a form that is notorious for its strict and constrained nature....   [tags: John Keats]

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Lisa Belkin's The Opt-Out Revolution

- ... This idea is pivotal; turning the biological differences between men and women into an overarching belief system is dangerous because as previously stated, it does not account for sociological or cultural explanations of segregation of gender in the workplace. In a sociological or environmental context, there is an implied obligation for women to conform to socialized gender roles. The socialization of these gender roles in young women works to counteract the progress that the feminist movement has made in recent years....   [tags: critical review, women in the workplace]

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The Romantic Era Of Keats And Bright Star

- Keats’ poetry explores many issues and themes, accompanied by language and technique that clearly demonstrates the romantic era. His poems ‘Ode to a Nightingale’ and ‘Bright Star’ examine themes such as mortality and idealism of love. Mortality were common themes that were presented in these poems as Keats’ has used his imagination in order to touch each of the five senses. He also explores the idea that the nightingale’s song allows Keats to travel in a world of beauty. Keats draws from mythology and christianity to further develop these ideas....   [tags: Poetry, Earth, Nightingale, Immortality]

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Barbara Ehrenreich 's Bright Sided

- ... I can understand why she was thinking so negative while she was battling cancer, she was told by a cancer patient, “I know that if I get sad, or scared or upset, I am making my tumor grow faster and it will have shortened my life” (Ehrenreich 43). Ehrenreich sure did give the audience a way of understanding as to how people rely too much on positivity. She tells us that one will need to have some negativity in order to have positivity. I believe that you sometimes need to have something bad happened to one in order to understand the good in it....   [tags: Optimism, Pessimism, Thought, Motivation]

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Analyzing The Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci

- The Mona Lisa If someone were to ask you to name a famous painting, what would you say. I would answer the Mona Lisa, possibly the most prominent painting there is today. For my research project, I will be analyzing, retelling, and exploring the Mona Lisa. I chose this piece of artwork because I love art and am just interested in why the Mona Lisa is such a well-known painting. The Mona Lisa was created by Italian Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci. It was started in approximately c.1503 in the town of Florence, Italy....   [tags: louvre museum, La Gioconda]

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Stories behind The Famous Mona Lisa Portrait

-    If I speak of the name, Mona Lisa, you will not be unfamiliar. She is a woman in the portrait of Leonardo Da Vinci, becoming a household person. Mona is the Italian abbreviation and respectful address in Renaissance, so the literal translation of the portrait, Mona Lisa, should be "Mrs Lisa". This painting represents the highest artistic achievement of Da Vinci, succeeded in shaping an urban middle-class lady's image in the rising period of capitalism. Her posture in the painting is elegant with subtle smile; mysterious background shows deep boundless scene, incisively and vividly playing the painter’s brushwork of that unique misty "aerial perspective"....   [tags: Smile, Da Vinci, Mystery]

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The Mona Lisa A Recreated Oil Painting Ideology

- Universally, the medium is a significant component in the media frequently used to convey a particular message in the world of art. This is particularly true of one of the most prestigious, world renowned paintings. Research has been conducted on artworks focusing on the origins of a piece rather than understanding the meaning of recreating an artwork. Frequently used methods, such as visual technologies, reproduction images, and the copy of works, are ways of sharing works in mass media. The Mona Lisa, a painting created sometime between 1503 and 1506 by Leonardo da Vinci, is one of the most celebrated, extraordinary, paintings in the world....   [tags: prestigious reputation, mysteries]

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Educational Psychology: The Life History of Leta Stetter Hollingworth

- i. One of the most ignored innovators of educational psychology, Leta Stetter Hollingworth has immensely impacted our knowledge pertaining to children with exceptionalities. ii. Leta Hollingworth was born on May 25, 1886 in Dawes County Nebraska to Margaret Elinor Danley and John George Stetter (Silverman, 1992). Being the oldest of three sisters, Hollingworth’s mother died after giving birth to her. iii. Leta Hollingworth was born was born May 25, 1886 in Dawes County, Nebraska and died November 27, 1939....   [tags: research, bright children, teaching]

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Da Vinci's The Mona Lisa

- Da Vinci's The Mona Lisa When I first look at the ‘Mona Lisa’, I notice the intriguing look that is on her face. The expression is one that reminds me of a lady that is neither happy nor sad, smiling nor frowning. Her skin is very smooth and she has no blemishes, but also she has no eyebrows, which makes her look quite strange. At different times the expression on Mona Lisa changes. Sometimes she is giving a cheeky smile and others she looks puzzled. This is very strange and almost magical. Also, when looking at the Mona Lisa, I notice that her face is bathed in light....   [tags: Visual Arts Paintings Art Da Vinci Jaconda Essays]

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- My boredom lingered on despair as I sit at home alone wondering what my friends are doing at school. I wouldn’t be in this situation if I would have stayed out of trouble. My antics got me suspended from school, and enough trouble with the law that they had me on house arrest. I could not talk to my friends and I couldn’t go anywhere either. My thoughts start to stray towards Lisa. Lisa is a petite blonde that amazes me with her intelligence. I find myself thinking about her more and more often as I serve out this time on house arrest....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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A Critique of the Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci

- The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait of a woman that was painted by the famous artist Leonardo Da Vinci. This portrait was painted in oil on white Lombardy Panel Paper. It is an oil painting that utilizes the technique of sfumato. The painting technique sfumato overlays translucent layers of colors. This is used to create a blending of colors so there are no clear transitions seen. The materials used in sfumato are oil paints and a Lombardy Panel Paper. Sfumato is used to create a painting that appears to have no lines....   [tags: oil painting, portrait, artist]

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Analysis Of Lisa Barnett 's ' On A Mismatched Pair ' A Valentine '

- Jessica Daniel ENGU3 Mr. Campoli September 29 2014 An Analysis of Literary Devices in Lisa Barnett’s “To a mismatched pair: A valentine” Lisa Barnett was born in 1958 and raised in Dorchester, Massachusetts. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts with a bachelor degree in English (Wikipedia). She has co-written 3 novels with her partner Melissa Scott; Point of Hopes, Point of Dreams and Armor of Light. Barnett has received many awards throughout her lifetime such as the American Lambdo Literacy Award for her science fiction writing and has been a semi-finalist for the Discovery/The Nation Award....   [tags: Poetry, Rhyme, Alliteration, Rhyme scheme]

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Review Of Lisa Genova 's ' Still Alice '

- Still Alice José Cotto Excelsior College   Still Alice Still Alice is a 2009 novel by Lisa Genova that outlines the challenges a woman faces after she is diagnosed with early-onset dementia. The book was adapted into a film of the same name in 2014. Alice Howland is the main character in the book. She is a Harvard cognitive psychology professor and also a world renowned linguistics expert. Her family is successful and comprises of Dr. John Howland who is a leading cancer researcher and three adult children....   [tags: Ageing, Death, Gerontology, Geriatrics]

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Girl Brain, Boy Brain By Lisa Eliot

- In today’s society it is greatly viewed that women are to behave, wear, do what a “woman” does and men are viewed to do what society views as what a “man” should do. All of these views are views that we as a society and the media place on our worldly population. These views ultimately creating what we now call “gender roles” or “gender differences”. When discussing this sociological issue of gender roles and/or differences an article titled “Girl Brain, Boy Brain?” written by Lisa Eliot can be reviewed....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Sociology, Male]

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

- "A laotong relationship is made by choice for the purpose of emotional companionship and eternal fidelity" (See 56). A friendship comes with many challenges, but with a strong bond between one another, friends can overcome the obstacles they are faced with together. In the book Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See, Lily and Snow Flower are laotongs who face obstacles throughout their lives. Throughout the novel, the two girls have to follow the strict cultural practices to please Chinese Society....   [tags: chinese society, cultural practices]

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Analysis of the Inspirational Film, Mona Lisa Smile

- The movie, “Mona Lisa Smile” is an inspirational film that explores life through feminism, marriage, and education lead by a modernist teacher at the end of a traditional era. It begins by introducing the lead character, Katherine Watson (Julia Roberts), a liberal-minded novice professor from California, who lands a job in the art history department at a snobbish, all-girl college, called Wellesley, in the fall of 1953. Despite warnings from her boyfriend Paul that a Boston Brahmin environment was out of her element, Katherine was thrilled at the prospect of educating some of the brightest young women in the country however, her image of Wellesley quickly fizzles after her first day of clas...   [tags: movies, film analysis]

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Graduation Speech: The Future is Bright

- Our most distinguished guests, beloved parents, members of the faculty of County High School, fellow members of the graduating class, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. Four years ago, a new high school was established in the County area. Its establishment created mixed feelings. and expectations from the community. Questions such as: What kind of a high school could this be. Would this be able to uphold academic excellence as well as social and cultural values which most parents would like their children to internalize and live with....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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The Bright Future of Genetic Engineering

- The Bright Future of Genetic Engineering Imagine the major food crops - corn, wheat, rice, soybeans - which can resist diseases - and resist pests - and create their own fertilizers - and resist extremes of weather. Imagine potatoes containing more protein, and other vegetables and fruits which contain more nutrients, taste better and resist rot. Can you imagine tomatoes that actually taste like tomatoes. Imagine what such food crops could mean for a world population which will double in less than 40 years....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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The Future Looks Bright For Ja

- The Future Looks Bright for Japan Over the past 40 years nuclear energy has gone from being the energy source of the future to the energy source that everyone fears. The world has faced 20 plus nuclear accidents since testing began in the 1950's ( Three of the four most disastrous nuclear accidents have occurred in the past twenty years. Theoretically, nuclear fission(1) is an excellent means to generate electricity; however, fission's history of accidents has shown it to be too risky to the environment....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Secrets of Harry Bright

- The Secrets of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh This book is titled, The Secrets of Harry Bright by Joseph Wambaugh. It was published in 1985. I have read other novels by Joseph Wambaugh. He is a very intriguing author. He has a way of capturing his audience that is paralleled with few authors. In essence, he relates his writings to everyday life woven into crime, drugs and sex. It appeals to a more mature audience, which can appreciate Wambaugh’s rough portrayal of urban life. My first thought of the book was it lacked historical significance....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Case Of Bright Star : Accountability And Its Effect On The Mission

- The Case of Bright Star: Accountability and its Effect on the Mission Annotation Christensen, R. & Ebrahim, A. (2006). How does accountability affect mission. The case of a nonprofit serving immigrants and refugees. Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 17(2), 195-209. Summary Historically, the nonprofit sector operated on the perception of benevolence. Currently, Christen and Ebrahim (2006) state that the “nonprofit status no longer places an organization beyond reproach” (p....   [tags: Non-profit organization, Non-profit organizations]

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Bright Future of Molecular Nanotechnology

- The Bright Future of Molecular Nanotechnology       On a cellular level, the biomedical technologies of today are crude and destructive.  Even the most delicate surgery does not repair medical problems.  Surgical methods tear away huge swatches of both damaged and healthy cells, and rely upon the body's own ability to heal itself.  The drugs of today are developed by trial and error at a cost of millions of dollars, and disperse throughout the entire body, causing numerous side effects in tissues unaffected by the initial physiological insult the drug was intended to correct.  Today's genetic screening can determine if a patient's genome contains specific aberrant genes, but can neither d...   [tags: Technology Essays]

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A Hundred Bright Smiles by Irene Hardwicke Olivieri

- “Gender” and “Art”, these two words alone seem fairly simple and subtle but contain a world of complexities. Gender is a term often misunderstood, misused or underestimated. As is art, these two terms when translated merely to “painting” or “male and female” are belittled, doing so is in many cases can be offensive almost an insult to ones own intelligence, or an insult to others. The two words are very broad and general if not used properly and since there is no way to regulate a law per-say as to how to use them, they mean different things to different people....   [tags: gender, art, artwork]

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The Dark Bright Past By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- The Dark Bright Past The past and future to people are the most frightening thing. The past is what makes your future, or helps you fix your future and make it better. People sometimes stay in their past because they are too scared of the future and what their future is going to be like. The past is usually when all the good things happened to people, so they try and stay in the past but the point of the past is to have a plan for the future, and plan that will make your life better. The novel written by F....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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A Girl Named Lisa

- A Girl Named Lisa I was working in the seafood department one day when I saw them...well, her actually. I wondered what her name was. She was about 13 or 14 years old, maybe a bit more, but certainly not old enough to drive yet, or maybe she was. She was with her family, I, I assume. Her father (I assume) was the big guy with a red sash on his waist and a jacket with a yin-yang patch on the front right side of it and it was black. The jacket, I mean. Her mother (I assume) was there too, and...I don't remember anything at all about her....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Autobiographical Essay]

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Alone, by Lisa Gardner

- Alone, by Lisa Gardner, is a story about a police sniper, Bobby, who was called to a hostage situation and ends up taking actions he will later regret. What you see at first glance is not always what it really is. Bobby thought he saw one thing happening in the house on that night, but the truth was something he could never imagine. In November 1998 Catherine Gagnon had reached her final string. Lives were about to change with just the pull of a trigger. Bobby didn’t know that when he pulled that trigger he was going to be pulled into a whole tangle of lies and secrets....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Between The Dark Sky And The Bright Future Ahead Of The Citizens

- The contrast between the dull sky in the background and the vibrant red buildings in construction is significant because the colors demonstrate the industrial movement as well as the bright future ahead of the citizens. Before the industrial revolution began, the use of cast and wrought iron in roofs and bridges were commonly used because steel was not yet made in sufficient quantity for construction. Due to the change from iron to the mass production of steel from the industrial revolution, new construction devices such as cranes became a major breakthrough for structure implementation....   [tags: Construction, Building]

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The Classroom Walls Were Decorated With Bright Colorful Poster

- This classroom feels like a safe, inviting, positive, organized, spacious, colorful place for all students and anyone who enters the classroom. What things does the teacher actually do and say to create the tone. The tone of the class was calm, quiet, organized, and mutual respect. The classroom walls were decorated with bright colorful poster that illustrated positive and encouraging thoughts. The room was well organized; the students desks was spaces, and the floor was clean. When students entered the classroom, the teacher grated all her student and give them a brief instruction to do upon entering the class....   [tags: Education, Learning, Learning curve, Classroom]

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Race Of Baseball Or Storied Past, Bright Future

- ... It was not until the general manager of the Dodgers threatened to replace the unaccepting teammates if they could not get along with Robinson. Within a short two years of joining the team, Robinson was awarded with the National League Most Valuable Player in 1949 and received a salary of 35,000, the highest paid athlete in the Dodger organization. Though this did not end the racial slurs at games or the continuous discrimination but began paving a walkway for the ever-growing racial tolerance in American society....   [tags: Major League Baseball, Baseball]

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Effect of Colors

- Do Colors Have an Effect on One’s Current Mood. Colors are a part of one’s everyday life and are introduced into one’s life starting at birth. For example, when a baby is born, the baby is showered with gifts and the color of the gifts is determined by his or her gender (e.g., blue for boys and pink for girls). Children often are dressed in colors associated with their gender. Furthermore, as individuals age and as their vocabulary increases, they tend to learn about associations between moods and colors and sometimes make those associations for themselves....   [tags: Health, Bright Colors, Emotions]

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Film Review Mona Lisa Smile

- Mona Lisa Smile. Dir. by Mike Newell. Columbia Pictures, 2003. In the movie, Mona Lisa Smile directed by Mike Newell, a new art history professor at Wellesley College teaches her female students alternatives to their seemingly preordained futures as wives and mothers. In this paper we will examine women's roles in the 1950's through Mona Lisa Smile and compare this film to actual experiences of Wellesley collage graduates. In 1953, a time when women's roles were rigidly defined, free-spirited, art history professor Katherine Watson (Julia Roberts) begins teaching her dream job at Wellesley College....   [tags: Movies Film]

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Authority in Lisa Cahill’s “Homosexuality"

- Authority in Lisa Cahill’s “Homosexuality The most difficult part of any modern theological debate is choosing the authority. With the variety of Christian denominations, individual thinkers, and outside influences, and it is often difficult to reach a general agreement. In her essay, “Homosexuality: A Case Study in Moral Argument,” Catholic theologian Lisa Cahill examines four major authorities and different ways to determine how they work together to produce a cohesive Christian ethic. Though she fails to give a definitive, quantifiable method of describing the interactions between the authorities, her final judgment, approval of some aspects of homosexuality, indicates that she values...   [tags: Christianity Religion Homosexuality Essays]

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Advertisement in Teen Vogue

- Every time you turn around there seems to be an advertisement for various products on the market. Whether it’s a television commercial, radio commercial, internet advertisement, magazine advertisement, or billboard, advertisements are everywhere. Each advertisement is selling some new and improved product designed for all of the different wants and needs of the people who populate this world. The products being sold differ from unnecessary items that everybody has the desire to own to items that are essential for living....   [tags: bright colors, lady gaga, selena]

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The Signigficance of Respect in ‘Us Mob Walawurru’ by David Spillman and Lisa Wilyuka

- In the novel ‘Us Mob Walawurru’ Composed by David Spillman and Lisa Wilyuka we observe the life of a young Aboriginal girl and the dilemmas that she and the Luritja people must face. The narrative illustrates the significance of respect in the Luritja tribe. It is presented that respect is shown to all cultures and backgrounds which makes a very caring and joyful atmosphere. The Walawurru community honour their laws and guidelines, and use the land with great admiration. Although in times disrespect is shown by some of the Walawurru members, overall respect is an extremely important aspect in the Walawurru people’s lives....   [tags: guidelines, culture, resources]

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Legal & Ethical Issues Of Business Organizations Directed By Professor Lisa Andrews

- Legal & Ethical Issues in Business Organizations directed by Professor Lisa Andrews showed me how court cases work and the importance of proper ethics when running a business. The course began with giving me an understanding of how the constitution works with the court system. Continuing on the course most of the work was based around completing an understanding of how the judicial system works in America. The cases the class looked were real cases allowing me to see what would happen in different scenarios if my business were sued or I wanted to sue another company....   [tags: United States, Ethics, Law, Judiciary]

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Race After The Internet by Lisa Nakamura and Peter Chow-White

- ... Websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr all have the feature where the user is able to have all the power they desire at their fingertips. With this power users feel more hidden so they feel free to say more racist comments because of the fact that they feel “hidden” with a separate identity versus how they are in real life. It may not be because the user it actually racist but could be trying to get others to laugh and make them more likable by posting racist memes or stereotypes. The problem with this is that since users seem to believe to think that since they aren't actually face to face with someone they are discriminating against then it’s not as bad, thus being okay....   [tags: racial profiling, discrimination]

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Analysis Of Tony Kushner 's ' A Bright Room Called Day '

- ... This becomes ever so clear when later in the play, Paulinka has her monologue in which she describes her encounter with a little black dog in an ally. She says that was working on a play she had “always detested” and a part which she had “always detested,” when she came across a black poodle in an ally, and believes the dog may have been the devil come to offer her a deal for her soul. Paulinka admits that she would have gladly taken the deal, and looked incredible pained when she says that she wonders if it really was him, and he decided she wasn’t worth it....   [tags: Nazism, Nazi Germany, Adolf Hitler, Nazi Party]

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Hitler's Rise in Tony Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day

- Tony Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day is set in Germany in the years 1932 and 1933 in the apartment of the main character, Agnes Eggling. Agnes Eggling and her friends are all advocates of the communist party during Hitler’s fascist rise to power. Agnes and her friends are having and struggling to deal with the fact that the Weimar Republic is falling and flirt with the idea of standing up to Hitler and the fascist party. Agnes is the main character and protagonist in Kushner’s A Bright Room Called Day and I believe the actress playing Agnes Eggling did rather well in her portrayal of the character....   [tags: fascist party, germany, accent]

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Eat Right Be Bright : Healthy Eating Co Operative Programme

- Eat Right Be Bright is our healthy eating co-operative programme based in QMUniville. Upon planning this Co-operative the group conducted research into the benefits it could offer. In doing so we focused on one family in particular and how it would help them specifically. Finally we considered the potential of various venues and their overall suitability for the project’ and also the resources that would be required to run such an initiative and whether or not it would meet the needs of the community....   [tags: Developmental psychology]

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Analysis Of Lou Anne, The Mother Of A Bright And Beautiful Years Old Girl

- ​Lou Anne, the mother of a bright and beautiful nine year old girl, was happily planning a weekend vacation to the beach. She and her daughter, Leslie, always loved their annual trip to the southern beaches of California. They would pack as much of their lives as they could into their van and drive up and down the coast, stopping at every beautiful beach they could see for miles. This was an event looked upon for months in their household, but for some reason this year, Leslie’s face didn’t express the joy it had nearly every year before....   [tags: Eating disorders, Anorexia nervosa, Media]

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How to Stop Social Media from Spoiling Your Bright Career

- How To Stop Social Media From Spoiling Your Bright Career In the present era, people are madly in love with social media platforms including Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, etc. It is not less than a magic that these platforms allow you to send your thoughts and receive ideas from others over the Internet just with a blink of your eyes. It takes very little time to connect you with your family, acquaintances, friends and even with strangers all across the world. But, this has become simpler to create a social media faux pas and it can also lead to ruining your career....   [tags: badwording your workplace ]

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What My Name Means: The Miserable Life of Abner Bright

- ... No bubbles. Just mud. Dirt. The sky was above me. The stars, but I couldn’t reach. I raised an eyebrow at this. She continued, unfazed, “And every single time, you order the same exact thing. Always asking for a soda at a bar.” “And?” “I’m just saying. It’s weird.” I was so annoyed. Perturbed. I just wanted to dump it all out. Everything. The glass. My insides. My feelings. If I was in a musical, I’d sing. Theatrically. It would be funny, but I’d probably kill somebody during the last verse....   [tags: bubbles, popped, glassess, talking, dance]

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Leonadro da Vinci’s Painting, The Mona Lisa

- Leonadro da Vinci’s Painting, The Mona Lisa The scientists of history still can not settle down about Mona Lisa’s mysterious face. A lot of them spent years to find out, who that woman on the painting was. Another version has come up recently. Magdalena Soest from Germany’s Leverkusen spent ten years of her life, studying Leonadro da Vinci’s painting. He came to conclusion that Mona Lisa was a courtesan, who had the nickname “The Ttigress.” Many experts are sure that Soest’s research will put an end to the never-ending dispute about the woman on the painting....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Bright Side Inside by Chad E. Cook

- Bright Side Inside by Chad E. Cook Strength of Process Individually – A personal discipline for continuous improvement and change Collectively – An organizational accelerator for continuous and sustainable evolution and change Strength of Application Application learning focused on a personal and organizational opportunity, change, strategy, etc. is the easiest and most effective manner in which to learn how to apply the model and processes underlying the personal and collective transformation process....   [tags: Business Management]

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Graduation Speech: Always Look On The Bright Side of Life

- I have been chosen today to come before you and give some words of encouragement to the graduating class because I am seen as an example of one who has succeeded in school. And yet, I am by no means the only person in our class who has succeeded. Woody Allen once said, “Success is 80 percent showing up” and since all of you have shown up here today and at school for the last 12 years, you all are most of the way there. So what makes up the remaining 20 percent. Not getting all As on your tests, or going to state or winning first prize in a contest....   [tags: Graduation Speech, Commencement Address]

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