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A Feminist Perspective of Measure for Measure and The Merchant of Venice

- A Feminist Perspective of Measure for Measure and The Merchant of Venice       Isabella's only power could be in saying 'no', her 'no' to Angelo that she would not leave the world despoiled and soulless, 'no' to Claudio that she would sacrifice herself, 'no' to the nunnery that she had wished to enter or 'no' to the Duke's offer of marriage. Isabella's role ability to be self-determining was quite different from Portia's advocacy in The Merchant of Venice, for Isabella was the tool of the Duke, fulfilling his scripting....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Isabella as an Independent Female in Shakespeare's Measure for Measure

- It seems rare in a Shakespearean play to find a female character to whom women in this new millennium can relate. Modern women are expected to be strong, independent, educated and intelligent, and in control of their own destinies. Women are also considered to be on equal footing with their male counterparts in regards to abilities, privileges, and rights. Although these ideals may not be completely realistic in the real world, in general, these are the ways in which a twenty-first century woman is perceived....   [tags: European Literature]

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We Need a New Way to Measure Poverty

- Poverty in the United States is one of many difficult problems handled today. In 2010, 15.1% of the American population was living below the poverty threshold. But, how did the government calculate the poverty rate. The United States government uses the Orshansky poverty thresholds, which uses family budgets to determine if the family is above or below the poverty threshold. The current United States poverty measure is an absolute, headcount measure using family income as its scale of resources....   [tags: Economics]

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The Tribune against Measure Q

- The Tribune against Measure Q The Tribune posted an editorial stating their opposition to Measure Q on Saturday, October 16th, 2004. It describes the debate over the measure “boiling down to one sentence: ‘It shall be unlawful for any person or entity to propagate, cultivate, raise, or grow genetically engineered organisms in San Luis Obispo County.” The Tribune claims that “Measure Q is a poorly written ordinance with unintended consequences of banning research on life-saving medicines.” It begins with an effective strategy of stating arguments of the proponents and responding to each, but continues with an unconvincing list of reasons to vote against Measure Q and a conclusion that wea...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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The True Measure of a Man

- The True Measure of a Man Being a good person is something that everyone strives to do. For most, it is a subconscious thing we do. For others being a good person is a way of life, not just a superficial “look at me and what I do,” but a deep spiritual understanding that everything one does in their daily life is beneficial to others around that person. For starters, one must define the words good and bad. Dictionary.com’s definition of a good person is “a person who is good to other people.” Its definition for a bad person is “a person who does harm to others.” Both of these are vague so one must venture into the definitions of the words good and bad....   [tags: Goodness Ethics Morals Essays]

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Are Standardized Tests a Good Measure of One's Ability?

- ... “Thus for a parent who would want to see tremendous improvement in his or her child’s score would be spending $3000 or more”. (learnvest) Whiles it is true not all students would need tutoring, it is unaffordable for students from a relatively poor backgrounds to hire a tutor if they need one. This need has caused a recent emergence of websites which claims to provide a ‘cheaper’ alternative to tutoring. They offer sample tests scores and a bit of tutoring at the price ranging from $19.99 a month to $99....   [tags: dicriminative, ACT, SAT, disparities]

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Is Standardized Testing An Effective Measure Of Student Achievement?

- ... More attention was focused on school accountability resulting in more and more testing for schools to either pass or fail sometimes murky criteria. “After the No Child Left Behind Act was passed, which mandated testing in all 50 states, U.S. students fell from 18th in the world in math in 2000 to 31st in 2009.” (“Is the Use”). No Child Left Behind obligated school districts in all states to ensure that all students are proficient. “After New York City’s reading and math scores plunged in 2010, many schools imposed extra measures to avoid being shut down, including daily two and a half hour prep sessions and test practice on vacation days.” (Is the Use”)....   [tags: High school, Education, Standardized test]

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How Standardized Testing Is Not Measure Students ' Ability And Progress

- ... US News Health reports that, “Multiple cases of children being moved to tears or vomiting are widely shared by educators,” (US New Health). Students are not the only ones being negatively affected by the strong emphasis on measuring progress by standardized testing results. If a school use a Value-Added Model, teacher evaluations are partially determined by how well students perform on standardized tests. In New York, “The Commissioner of Education, Dr. John King and Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo Rammed a measure through the Board of Regents making state tests worth up to 40 percent of Lowndes 3 teacher evaluations,” (Hursh (2013)....   [tags: Education, Standardized test, Test, Psychometrics]

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Getting the Measure of Crime

- Getting the Measure of Crime What practical problems does the criminologist face in going about his business. What does an informed examination of hidden crime tell us about (1) official criminal statistics and (2) The nature of social order. Are there such things as victimless crimes. Why. In my essay I will first talk about crime and what it means, I will then talk about what different methods criminologists use to collect crime such as crime surveys and self report studies and there positive and negative sides....   [tags: Papers]

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The Measure of One's Life

- The Measure of a One's Life The measure of one's life is in his or her deeds. The life of Whittier Crocket Witherspoon has been remarkable in its scope of accomplishment and influence. He's been an educator, a school principal and teacher and a political leader who's met with presidents and the political elite of our country. In 1987 Gov. Jim Hunt awarded him the Order of the Long Leaf Pine (North Carolina's highest civilian award) for a lifetime of service, and his house is a treasure trove of awards, mementos and photographs....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example]

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IQ Tests are Not an Accurate Measure of a Person's Intelligence

- IQ tests are not an accurate measure of a person's intelligence. I will be analyzing the reasons why I think that IQ tests are not an accurate measure of the intelligence. These reasons will be accompanied with solid proven facts that will discount the accuracy that is falsely considered to be a part of IQ tests. Today IQ tests are a part of many instances where intelligence is being judged. Not an accurate measure The test that has today evolved as the IQ test was initially designed by Sir Francis Galton....   [tags: Intelligence]

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Reflection on My Smart Measure Assessment Results

- Everyone has a different way of learning things; I like to think that I am a more visual learner. However, the smart measure assessment has brought to my attention that I may actually have multiple ways of learning. The assessment has actually informed me of a lot of my strengths in each section but the sections that caught my attention are Learning Styles, Reading Rate & Recall, Technical Competency, and Technical knowledge. Throughout my years in school I have always caught on to a new topic after seeing some sort of example accompanying the lesson, which is why I would consider myself more of a visual learner....   [tags: learning, reading, technical]

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Meditation as a Preventative Measure to Reduce Morbidity and Stress

- ... Specifically looking at the correlation between the amounts of meditation completed in ratio to the level of physiological distress. The study participants included 331 monks and nuns from the monasteries and nunneries in Dharamshala, Northern India. Distress was measured using a twelve-question general health questionnaire (GHQ-12) see table two. Meditation in this study was defined as “the careful, nonjudgmental attentiveness to whatever occurs in the present moment (Verma and Araya, 2010, pp....   [tags: promoting immune function, reducing anxiety ]

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Standardized Tests Do Not Measure Student Achievement

- Standardized testing has been around since the mid 1800’s. Even though testing has been around for a long time it is still debated whether or not it should precisely “score” students. Students have been subjected to standardized tests frequently through their years in school due to laws which have been passed by Congress. Decisions about the evaluation of schools and students are recurrently made by government authority and are often not in the best interest of teachers, students, or their classroom environments....   [tags: High-Stakes Standardized Testing]

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Intelligence Test : Measure Reasoning And Problem Solving

- Intelligence test are numerous test that measure reasoning and problem solving. The many intelligent quotient are both different in numerous ways in which test scores vary from person to person. First, there is the cultural fair intelligence test that is non-verbal and based on logical reasoning (International High IQ Society, 2015). The test asked me questions of figures that logically belongs on the spot of the question mark. The questions were mostly shapes and figuring out which shape will go next in the box....   [tags: Intelligence, Intelligence quotient]

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The Goal Of Any Plc Should Be Measure The Result Of The Process

- ... & Wilcox, 2015, p.193) According to Stoll (2011), “principal commitment distributed leadership and coordination of professional learning appear significant” (p.154) in developing PLC’s. Stoll further supports the claim saying principals are responsible through leadership and management for creating the PLC that will either thrive or diminish. Daniel (2014) cites personal research supporting the statement that “shared leadership provides the venue for continuous improvement and therefore shared values and vision.” (p....   [tags: Education, Teacher]

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The Incarceration Of Children As A Punitive And Coercive Measure Remains Elusive

- ... This new learning behaviours will prevent children for undergoing normal social development for their ages which will alienate them from society and hinder the process of integrating back into society again once they have served their time. Thereafter the risk of reoffending once released for these children is high (Bateman, 2005). England in comparison to other Western countries has a significant higher amount of children locked up (NACRO, 2011). As argued over a decade ago by Goldson (2002), the incarceration of children and young people as a punitive method is highly ineffective....   [tags: Prison, Recidivism, Criminal justice]

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Is Sex Offender Registries Be A Precautionary Measure For Recidivism Rates?

- Although sex offender registries are intended to be a precautionary measure to reduce recidivism rates, they do have collateral consequences for the sex offenders. Being a registered sex offender may make it difficult for an offender to maintain employment and their relationships. Their offense may cause them to lose their job and make it difficult for them to obtain another. The lack of financial stability and support combined with residency restrictions can make it difficult for registered sex offenders to find suitable housing (Bonnar-Kidd, 2010)....   [tags: Sex offender, Sex offender registration]

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Measure the Child’s Progress in Correlation to a Particular Standard

- There are many aspects to a good curriculum. One valuable aspect to the curriculum is conducting comprehensible and beneficial assessments. The objective to theses authentic assessments is to measure the child’s progress in correlation to a particular standard. Assessments also allow us to understand the child as a whole. Without assessments many students become just member of a group and not a separate individual. Is children physically, emotionally, and socially ready to precede into kindergarten....   [tags: child progress, assessments, child behavior]

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5 Ways to Measure the Quality of Your Cryptography

- ... And most of the time, it will need reissuing of all digital credentials that is part of the infrastructure. So that will be a time consuming process, and also at the same time, all the system that rely on those credentials is inoperable while the issuing process is taking place. There is no better reason of a poor implementation quality than heartbleed vulnerability. The first important thing here is that this is not a flaw on the SSL protocol itself, but it was a flaw in the OpenSSL implementation of the protocol....   [tags: internet, denial of services, viruses]

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How I Measure My Own Self As A Person

- ... A cycle of reinforcement is then created between my own experiences of my actions and what I see as others predictions and expectations of my actions. Combined they create an external and internal picture of my psychological continuity, a profile of me as a person. Going beyond the everyday routine you may ask how this proves the case for me as a person over time. Perhaps there is a major accident on the railway and I travel to work by other means. By my definition have I now become a new person because of this, my routine altered and people’s expectations have changed as to my predicted actions....   [tags: Mind, Philosophy of mind, Psychology, Prediction]

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Use Of Financial Statements For Measure Business Performance

- Unit 4 - Assignment 4 - Use of Financial Statements to Measure Business Performance Introduction The purpose of a financial statement is to provide information about the financial performance and changes in the financial position of a business. This is useful information for finance departments or business owners when it comes to making economic decisions. Each business keeps various types of financial record to monitor its performance and ensure that taxes are paid. These include cash flow statements, profit and loss accounts and a balance sheet....   [tags: Balance sheet]

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How Should David Newman And Millipore Measure Success?

- ... With the aforementioned metrics for success, the impact of their sustainability as a company will be more concrete and the progress that they will make will be more trackable and measurable. The view of David could be described as a more concrete perspective on where he wants the company to be in terms of sustainability, which is backed up by his boss and Millipore CEO Martin Madaus. Newman and Madaus are focused on developing a sustainable organization, that being said, Millipore as an organization has the same views as Newman but the level of knowledge and commitment could be a bit questionable....   [tags: Sustainability, Renewable energy, Peak oil]

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The Last Full Measure

- The Last Full Measure is a vividly detailed account of the events that took place in the Civil War after the Battle of Gettysburg. In the novel, the author tells the story of the war after July of 1863 from several points of view. He uses three main characters to depict these points: Ulysses S. Grant, General of the U.S. Army, Robert E. Lee, General of the Confederate Army, and Joshua L. Chamberlain, a simple professor from Maine. The reader can gain a detailed understanding of the war by seeing it through Grant and Lee’s eyes....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Measure 91

- Measure 91 Is Measure 91 good for Oregonians. No. While many people agree with the principle of Measure 91, which would stop Oregonians from paying taxes on the money that is paid as federal tax, the financial impact of the measure and the uncertainty of it's intended effects could make this measure financial devastating to the people it intends to help. In order to be able to make an informed decisions on the measure, it is important that we, first, discover what the measure proposes to do, second, determine who the measure will benefit, and finally, what effect the measure will have on the lives of Oregonians....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing Measure for Measure and The Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, and Twelfth Night

- Parallels between Measure for Measure and The Merchant of Venice, As You Like It, and Twelfth Night What is comedy?  Funk and Wagnalls New Encyclopedia says: "A comedy depicts the follies and absurdities of human beings."  Webster's Dictionary defines comedy as: "A drama or narrative with a happy ending."  Shakespeare's play, Measure for Measure, fits both of these descriptions.  Follies and absurdities are present in the play: Lucio slanders the Duke, not realizing that his crude remarks are being spoken to the Duke himself; Angelo abuses his power thinking that the Duke is not present to know; and Ragozine happens to die in prison the day a head is needed to substitute for Claudio's.  Th...   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Chapter 2: Return on Investment of Training Program

- ... Typically the metrics analysed under Level 4 are output, quality, costs and time, it is still important to go past Level 4 however, as even though the business outcomes may be achieved, it is important to analyse whether the programme costs outweigh the benefits. Until the early 1990’s the Kirkpatrick model was the dominant reference for evaluating ROI, until other experts began to expand and develop the model, by examining its application in industry (Alliger and Janek 1989). Criticisms that were raised was the inability to predict the results of the higher levels of evaluation based on the lower levels, another criticism was that the levels are too generalised and are merely classifica...   [tags: measure, knowledge, buisness, science]

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Determining the Water Potential of Potato Tubers Using Gravimetric anc Chardakov Techniques

- Determining the Water Potential of Potato Tubers using Gravimetric and Chardakov Techniques 1. INTRODUCTION: Water potential (W) is the measure of free-energy status of water in plant cell, which is the driving force governing the movement of water into and out of the plat cell and affect various metabolic activities (O’Leary, 1970). Water potential is depends on different solute concentrations, pressure and matrix a particle; measured in Mega Pascal’s (MPa) and written as: W = s + p + m In plants dissolved solutes such as ions, sugars, proteins, amino acids and other substances decrease the availability of free energy and induce solute potential (S) , having a negative value....   [tags: the measure of free energy status]

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Essay on Justice vs. Morality in Measure for Measure and Merchant of Venice

- Justice vs. Morality in Measure for Measure and Merchant of Venice   There are many similarities shared between Shakespeare's plays, "Measure for Measure", and "The Merchant of Venice".  The underlying theme of each work is well defined by the phrase "Justice without the temperance of mercy, is power misused".  I will support this claim by drawing upon some of the characters and situations that are consistent in each story. In each story a man's life depends on the interpretation, and sanctioning of justice.  In the, "Merchant of Venice", Antonio (who I believe represents mercy), had sealed a bond with Shylock offering a pound of his flesh for the loan of three thousand ducats.  Unfortuna...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Comparing Wealth, Power, and Virtue in Measure for Measure and Mrs. Warren's Profession

- Wealth, Power, and Virtue in Measure for Measure and Mrs. Warren’s Profession     As seen in the dramas Measure for Measure and Mrs. Warren’s Profession, the Elizabethan and Victorian periods have different views of wealth, power and virtue. To compare these views, one should start by defining the different views of virtue. The people of the Elizabethan times see virtue in obtaining a balance of their three souls and as promoting order within their society and city. Also in this period of time, wealth and power were rarely gained, but when they were, it was due to virtue....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Importance of the Friars in Much Ado About Nothing and Measure for Measure

- Importance of the Friars in Much Ado About Nothing and Measure for Measure In the plays Much Ado About Nothing and Measure for Measure, the friars are important instruments in their respective storyline because of their assumed pure intentions of using deception as a means to right the wrong-doing within the play. They have the authority to administer questionable plans of action because they are respected and trusted. The friars hear all of the confessions; therefore, they could know even the deepest of secrets....   [tags: Much Ado About Nothing Essays]

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Act 2 Scene 2 of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare

- Act 2 Scene 2 of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare The task we were given was to provide a close reading of Act 2 Scene 2 of "Measure for Measure" by Shakespeare. We had to work in small groups to study the text, and then present our thoughts and opinions of the play in the form of an oral presentation. In this presentation we had to consider and discuss this question, "If you were a director of Act 2 Scene 2 how would you advice 21st century actors to perform?" In our answer we discussed the use of language, the use of dramatic devices, movement, gestures and tone of certain lines, the use of...   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing Sexuality in All's Well That Ends Well, Measure for Measure, and Troilus and Cressida

- Female Sexuality in All's Well That Ends Well, Measure for Measure, and Troilus and Cressida      Although strict chronology is a problematic proposition, most scholars believe that the problem plays - All's Well That Ends Well, Measure for Measure, and Troilus and Cressida - were composed in the period between Hamlet and Othello (Mabillard), a period in which Shakespeare was focusing his energies on his great tragedies.  This fact, some believe, may help to account for the darker mood of these ostensible comedies.  In fact, Boas, the critic who coined the term "problem play," originally included Hamlet in this grouping, since he found a similarity of theme and irresolution between that p...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Comparing Forgiveness and Marriage in Much Ado, All's Well, and Measure for Measure

- Forgiveness and Marriage in Much Ado about Nothing, All's Well That Ends Well, and Measure for Measure      Shakespeare never does manage to make the journey to the end of his comic plays an easy one for his characters or his audience, and as his comedies evolve, the journey becomes even more difficult. Tragic elements and more psychologically complex characters increase the intensity of the ending and often make a reader or viewer question if there will be a happy ending at all. Specific male characters in three plays act as impediments to this comic ending, often prompted by a villainous character and sometimes by their own doing....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Social Justice - Measure For Measure, Animal Farm, American History X

- Social justice is a topic known all to well in today's society. Such issues as social heirarchial structure and unjust representatives of citizens of nations are issues in need of attention by those in power. Corruption, lies and greed by those in power however stand in the way of this form of justice from occurring, leaving many with little or no social status open to prejudice on race, religious and sexual grounds. Outlined by William Shakespeare in Measure for Measure and George Orwell in Animal Farm is the ease in which power can corrupt....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, and Measure for Measure

-         Shakespeare's comedies A Midsummers Night's Dream and Much Ado About Nothing have many parallels while Measure for Measure is a problem play with a completely different tone.  Comparing and contrasting these three plays provides insights into the views of Shakespeare concerning comedy.       A Midsummer Night's Dream is a festive comedy.  The play takes place in June and this is a bewitched time.  In the spring the custom is to celebrate the return of fertility to the earth.  During  this time the young people spend the night in the woods to celebrate.  Shakespeare uses the greenworld pattern in this play.  The play begins in the city, moves out to the country and then back to the c...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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To What Extent Does Religion Affect the Characters in "Measure for Measure?"

- At the time that Measure for Measure was written, England was a Protestant country, meaning that the monarch at the time, James I was the head of the Church of England. However, the England that Shakespeare was brought up in was still living with the remnants of a Catholic history, and so the religious beliefs that he would have learnt about as a child would have been those of the Catholic faith. Although Shakespeare was writing the play for a Protestant audience and a Protestant king, he was setting the play in a Catholic country, so this gave him an opportunity to feature his religious beliefs as a Catholic in the play....   [tags: European Literature]

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Possible Problems with Attempting to Measure Attitudes

- Possible Problems with Attempting to Measure Attitudes The question what problems might arise in trying to measure attitudes itself conjures up many complicated questions that seem tricky to answer. The complicated task is that we are all unique and have our individual differences. A basic assumption on measuring attitudes is that ‘a person’s attitude can be measured by asking questions about thoughts, feelings and likely actions toward the attitude object (Hoff and Vaughan, 1995, Chapter 5) From this assumption it is obvious that measuring attitudes is not directly observable....   [tags: Papers]

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Faulkner's Light in August - The Measure of a Man

- "Light in August": The Measure of a Man         One of the most influential people in the world during the past two thousand years may be surprising to some people. He is the center of controversy after controversy; nations have risen and fallen because of his name. Year after year, men and women are persecuted and killed because of their devotion to a man who walked this earth before any of them can even trace their ancestry, Jesus Christ. One might say that Joe Christmas, William Faulkner's unforgettable version of a rebel without a cause, is the complete opposite of Jesus....   [tags: Light August Essays]

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Othello: How does it Measure Up?

- Othello: How does it Measure Up?         The inconsistent ranking by critics of the Bard of Avon’s tragic play Othello is the subject matter of this essay. Let’s study the possible causes of this problem.   The ranking of this famous play is not cut and dried, totally clarified and undebated. A. C. Bradley, in his book of literary criticism, Shakespearean Tragedy, describes the equivocal ranking which some critics give this play:   Or is there a justification for the fact – a fact it certainly is – that some readers, while acknowledging, of course, the immense power of Othello, and even admitting that it is dramatically perhaps Shakespeare’s greatest triumph, still regard it with a...   [tags: Othello essays]

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Financial Instruments Measure Gains and Losses

- According to IAS 32 Financial Instrument is a contract that gives rise to a financial asset of one entity and a financial liability or equity instrument of another entity. The global financial crisis has brought significant focus on the accounting model for financial instruments, both in the United States and around the world. The significant rise in the volumes of asset securitizations and derivative financial instrument transactions has served to bring attention to particular features of accounting standards....   [tags: hedge, accounting, ias]

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Extreme Measure Comes With Extreme Percaution

- “Today, our fellow citizens, our way of life, our very freedom came under attack in a series of deliberate and deadly terrorist acts. We have taken the necessary security precautions and are prepared to do whatever is necessary to protect America and Americans.” President George W. Bush On September 11, 2001, terrorists initiated multiple attacks on America that took the lives of nearly three thousand innocent people. It was a day of destruction and horror that will be branded in the minds of many for a long time....   [tags: National Security]

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Using Parallax and its Formula to Measure Distances: Science Project

- As my science fair topic, I chose to test the accuracy of using parallax to measure distance. I chose this topic because it relates to two of my favorite topics: mathematics and astronomy. Parallax uses a mathematical formula and is most commonly used to measure the distance between celestial bodies. From my research on parallax, I found how to measure it, and how to use the parallax formula to measure distances. Parallax is defined as “any alteration in the relative apparent positions of objects produced by a shift in the position of the observer” (Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia 1)....   [tags: Celestial, Mathematics, Astronomy]

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Does The Amount Of Schooling Measure A Person 's Intelligence Level?

- Does the amount of schooling measure a person’s intelligence level. The essay “Blue Collar Brilliance” written by Mike Rose, argue that the intelligent a person has should not be measure under the amount of schooling, using the example of his uncle, who did not get a formal education, become the head of general motor. As for this, Rose suggest that education should be taken as priority. I agree with Rose point of view because the one who get formal education do not symbolize success. In older generation, many people could not afford the tuition, however they can also succeed....   [tags: Education, Higher education, School, Learning]

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How Standardized Tests Do Not Measure How Much A Child Has Learned

- "A typical student takes 112 mandated standardized tests between pre-kindergarten classes and 12th grade" (Layton). This shocking statistic points to the shortcoming in the American education system. An education should be comprised of an array activities that foster an curiosity and excitement for learning. Learning by definition is, "the activity or process of gaining knowledge or skill by studying, practicing, being taught, or experiencing something" ("Learning"). How can one test score evaluate how much a child has learned in an entire school year....   [tags: Education, Standardized test, Psychometrics, Test]

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Measure Of The Penalty For Several Nonviolent Crimes From Felonies Down

- Current Event 2 A Measure to reduce the penalties for several nonviolent crimes from felonies down to misdemeanors will be on the November ballot this fall. This paper will review three different articles about Proposition 47, including an editorial page view about this proposition that is being heralded by many former public safety officials around the state. However, there are numerous concerned people in the state that are not in favor of the passing of this law-changing measure. Surprisingly, the public face for this proposition is a widow, who lost her law enforcement husband at the hands of a twenty-three year old felon....   [tags: Crime, Misdemeanor, Felony, Prison]

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Evaluating Evaluates Program Efficiency, Or A Measure Of The Proportion Of Resources Used For Produce Outputs ``

- Dayspring evaluates program efficiency, or “a measure of the proportion of resources used to produce outputs,” by comparing the number of people served with the resources they used and evaluates program effectiveness, or “results achieved [compared] with the results sought” by the recidivism rate of families that go through their program (Worth, 135-136). They also survey the families after they have finished the program. From the surveys they found that some families felt that there wasn’t enough support after they left the program....   [tags: Non-profit organization, Non-profit organizations]

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Analysis Of Cronbach 's Alpha Is The Most Common Measure Of Internal Consistency

- ... Nearly 153 survey responds were collected, resulting in the response rate of 100%. All respondents were students at Eastern Illinois University. Seven questions were asked to respondents, all related to accounting program at Eastern Illinois. The respondents or students were asked to respond on scale from one (strongly agree) to five (strongly disagree). KNOWLEDGE IMPROVEMENT When asked students what they think about whether the program improve their knowledge, the majority of the students was agree (mean = 2) that the program improves their knowledge in the accounting field....   [tags: Statistics, Statistical hypothesis testing]

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Why The Atomic Was A Diplomatic Measure Calculated By Intimidate The Soviet Union

- ... This in return, gave the United States ample opportunity to intimate the Soviet Union by showing the United States had plenty of resources, enlisting X-patriots that gave up citizenship to the U.S. and went to a different country in order to fight in the early stages of World War Two. Japan had an army of an estimated 5 million people. In his memoirs, Secretary of War, Henry L. Stimson wrote: "I was informed that such operations might be expected to cost over a million casualties, to American forces alone." A strategy was already devised to defeat Japan "without reliance upon the atomic bomb, which had not yet been tested in New Mexico." (Document A) From a report of a Scientific Panel,...   [tags: World War II]

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How Well Do Standardized Tests Measure Your Abilities?

- ... That 's a total of $70,000 for the 2015 class in just one year of testing. Each year Plum borough pays $280,000 a year for all their students to take the Keystones, a test that do not show a student 's true knowledge. On the other hand, the SAT and ACT cost fifty-five dollars a student, but each student must pay for this test out of their own pockets if they want to take it, the school district does not pay for these. Most colleges require you to send in your SAT or ACT scores depending on what you are planning to major in....   [tags: High school, Education, College]

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The Impact Of Child Rights Policies On Jamaica And Indonesia It Will Measure Policy Implementation And Development

- ... Other contributions came from the Ministry of Women’s Empowerment, they too in part are responsible for coordinating Child Protection, as well as such the Ministry of Labour and Education the Police however, particular mandates in each of these departments or agencies is fragments in relation to the Child Protection Law (2002). However, in a country where the majority of its inhabitants live in poverty, poor health care, existing on less than two dollars a day, children as young as six years old are commonly expected to contribute to the family household, often forced into factories and sweat shops, working with no regulations repeatedly exploited, working in atrocious conditions....   [tags: Childhood, Human rights, Policy, Implementation]

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Human Development Index to Measure Living Standards Within a Country, Especially HIV

- ... (Srinivasan, 1994) Suggested that poor data quality was rampant in the HDI calculation, especially in terms of the meticulousness of the datum and the regularity of calculating errors. This same author suggests that the data used to measure the HDI are in principle utterly unreliable due to the imprecise coverage and lack of reporting inside the studied countries. Among other calculation errors there are ‘contradictory concepts’ from one country to another country, especially when referring to levels of education....   [tags: health, medication, pandemic ]

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Job Descriptions Are Used For Measure Job Performance And Recruit For Talent

- Job descriptions are used to measure job performance and recruit for talent. It is a two-way communication that helps to ensure both the prospective employee and the employer understand roles and accountability. It also serves as an instrument to determine if an employee is qualified for the job being advertised and whether they can be effective from the moment they start the job (Ashe-Edmunds, n.d.). If properly written, a job description can avoid confusion and create accountability related to job tasks and the priorities of the organization....   [tags: Employment, Trade union, Recruitment]

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The Smart Measure Test Shows That I Have A Logical Learning Style

- ... The mood that I am in when I am preparing to study will also determine the strategy that I will use to absorb the information. Flash cards are portable so I can take my study material with me any where that I go. I can use them to quiz myself and get others to quiz me to see how much progress that I have made. Most most favorite thing about flash cards is that I can make two separate piles. One is for what I already know, and the other is for what I need to focus more on, and study more. Flash cards for me, make studying more interesting because they are not sloppy like notes, and more organized content....   [tags: Learning, Study skills, Homework, Learning curve]

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Learning Different Management Styles Will Measure Make You A Better Manager

- ... There is a lot we can learn from how the Navy and their special OPS team the Navy Seals like team work being a top priority, early leaders are good leaders, excel at ethics, staying clam under pressure, hard times help us adapt (sometimes very quickly), know your competition and understand thanks will go wrong (Parr, 2013). Manager will face many different situations and scenarios that will present different and unique challenges managers will have to face. No one answer will work of every circumstance, even when dealing with the same incident but with altered employees differing techniques will be required....   [tags: Management, Management styles, Leadership]

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Online Psychological Intervention: A Feasible Measure to Reduce Treatment Barriers

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Birth Control Is An Affordable Basic Preventive Health Care Measure

- ... It is apparent that the government wants to help decrease pregnancies and abortions so they are helping make birth control easier to purchase for teens willing to use the contraceptive. The effect of free contraception on the teen birth rate was remarkable. There were 6.3 births per 1,000 girls aged 15 to 19 in the study, compared with national rate of 34.3 births per 1,000 teen girls(Kirby). For that reason birth control should be available for teenager girls and women around the world....   [tags: Birth control, Pregnancy, Abortion]

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How to Create Successful Research

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A Measure of Intelligence

- Why is it that certain people within our society are intellectually gifted while others are not. It would seem that since we as humans are of the same species, we would have a very comparable intelligence level, and yet IQ test scores for 99 percent of the population range clear from “barely functioning” fifty-five to “Einstein” 145 (based on the Wechsler IQ test). Perhaps our perception is a little skewed. Maybe everyone is more similar intellectually than limited IQ tests can discern. Think about someone who you consider to be “under par” or even average on a scale of one to smart....   [tags: Intelligence]

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How do we measure our lives?

- There is a new Broadway show out called Rent, which poses a very thought-provoking question in its chorus line. "In 525,600 minutes, how do you measure a year in the life. In daylights, in sunsets, in midnights, in cups of coffee, in inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife?" How do people actually measure their lives. One could measure their lives by the experiences they have been through. It could tie in with the bumper sticker: "The one who dies with the most toys wins!" But, I believe the one who dies with the most toys doesn’t win… They just die....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Euthanasia Essay - Oregon's Measure 16 For Assisted Suicide

- Oregon's Measure 16 For Assisted Suicide In passing the legislation known as Measure 16 in the state of Oregon, were there deceptions involved. Did the media play along with proponents of assisted suicide, denying media coverage to opposing viewpoints. What did proponents do immediately after passage of Measure 16. This paper will seek to satisfy these questions and others.   The "centerpiece" of the campaign to pass Measure 16 was a 60-second television ad featuring Patty A. Rosen (head of the Bend, OR chapter of the Hemlock Society and a former nurse practitioner)....   [tags: Euthanasia Physician Assisted Suicide]

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Achieving Measure of Contentment in Charles Dickens' Great Expectations

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Investigation into how to measure the rate of a chemical reaction and

- Investigation into how to measure the rate of a chemical reaction and how to change the rate of a reaction. Investigation into how to measure the rate of a chemical reaction and how to change the rate of a reaction My task is to produce a piece of coursework investigating rates of reaction, and the effect different changes have on them. The rate of reaction is the rate of the loss of a reactant or the rate of formation of a product during a chemical reaction. There are five factors which affect the rate of reaction according to the collision theory of reacting particles: temperature, concentration (of solution), pressure (in gases), surface area (of solid reactants) and catalysts....   [tags: GCSE Chemistry Coursework Investigation]

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Eulogy for Mother - How do you Measure Greatness?

- Ask me not how she died, rather ask me how she lived. How do you measure greatness. People often confuse notoriety and fame with greatness, but I would say that the greatness of a person is measured by the compassion and love they show towards others-- in short-- charity. As the Bible says in Corinthians, “If I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have charity, I am nothing.” It is all too easy to ignore the needs of those around us. But Mother did not. She taught us that as Christians, we are directed by God to love our neighbor....   [tags: Eulogies Eulogy]

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Graduation Speech: Measure Your Success by Your Relationships

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Evaluation - Does Health Care Measure Up?

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The PHQ-9 (Patient Health Questionnaire) to Detect and Measure Depression

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The Human Development Index Is a Better Measure of Economic Performance Than GDP Per Capita

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Job Performance Employee Engagement Is The Most Key Measure Of A Company 's Health More Important Than Customer Satisfaction

- ... All levels of management need to be embroiled in the nuances of employee engagement. Digital employee recognition is sparking fires and becoming an important spoke in businesses’ strategic wheel. It’s the ultimate competitive advantage: a thriving company with engaged workers. Key Takeaway: Employee recognition translates into job satisfaction and a productive team culture. Digital Gifts Add Value Digital recognition can build and maintain positive change in your organization. Expose good deeds....   [tags: Employment]

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A Response to Amy Webb’s I Measure Every Single Thing My Child Does

- The bond between a parent and child is one of the strongest emotional connections a human can hope to experience; it transcends race, colour, creed, religion, and every other possible roadblock in its way. However, what a parent believes is best for their child may in fact harm them and cause unforeseen detriments to the child’s health and wellbeing. Author and mother Amy Webb claims she is a better parent for recording everything her daughter does and saving the data to a spreadsheet. Like Webb I agree surveying and recording everything her daughter does brings her and her daughter closer together, however, I disagree with her claim that she is a better parent because she is harming her da...   [tags: data collection, parenting, quantification, method]

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How to Measure the Effectiveness of a Business

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Why the Range of Indicators Used to Measure Development Has Increased in Recent Years

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Building a Mass Balance to Measure Small Weights Using a Rotary Potentiometer

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The Usefulness of GCP as a Measure of Living Standards Compared to Other Methods

- The Usefulness of GCP as a Measure of Living Standards Compared to Other Methods One of the main uses of national income data is in measuring the economic well being of the population through the concept of the standard of living. The basic standard for this is to use GDP per person (per capita). But GDP per capita does have some limitations when assessing the standard of living. Firstly GDPdoes not take into account for the natural inflation; if inflation is not taken out of the equation then the GDPwill overestimate the living standards of a countries population....   [tags: Papers]

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Which Fuel Releases the Most Energy Per Mole Measure by Heating Water

- Which Fuel Releases the Most Energy Per Mole Measure by Heating Water Hypothesis In this investigation I will burn alcohols to heat up a beaker of water. I will be burning five fuels which are called Methanol, Ethanol, Propanol, Butanol and Pentanol. In my investigation I predict that the alcohol Pentanol would release more energy than the other alcohols because as the chain length of the alkanes get longer, the more energy is released. Apparatus · Retort stand · Clamp · Measuring cylinder · Thermometer · Heatproof mats · Copper can · Splint · Chemicals(Methanol, Ethanol, Propanol, Butanol and Pentanol) Independent variables ·...   [tags: Papers]

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The Use of Portfolios to Measure Classroom Performance as an Alternative to Mandated Testing

- The Use of Portfolios to Measure Classroom Performance as an Alternative to Mandated Testing “Teachers teaching to the test” has become an ongoing issue among grade schools around the world. Teachers are changing the curriculum to revolve around standardized testing hoping to ensure good grades on this test. They are obsessed with doing this in order to gain a good reputation for the school and are throwing curriculum out the window. Requiring students to take these mandated tests to evaluate how much knowledge they gain throughout the year is not necessarily accurate....   [tags: Teaching Education Essays]

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Toxicity in the Media, a Measure of Body Dissatisfaction

- Toxic “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind,” (“Media Quotes”). The average American views between 2,000 and 5,000 advertisements in the media every day. These advertisements appear everywhere. The media controls the mind of society. What the media wants people to see, they ensure that topic is shoved into people’s faces. From the way the media has been presenting itself in recent years and throughout history, a toxic environment has gripped society. A toxic environment caused by the media has destroyed society’s views on body image, causing harmful effects, especially those from body dissatisfaction....   [tags: thinness, thin models]

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Toxicity in the Media, a Measure of Body Dissatisfaction

- In addition to promoting excessively thin models, the media also uses a disproportionate amount of digital photo retouching, especially in recent years. The use of Photoshop and digital retouching has been taken to an extreme, making models impossibly thin, tall, wrinkle and blemish free (Farid and Kee). Airbrush and digital enhancement is used to create the ideal and false female body (Russell-Mayhew and Saraceni, 91). It is quite easy to alter the appearance of a person. Legs, hips, and arms can all be slimmed....   [tags: photoshop, disorders, women]

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Do Antiterrorism Measure Threaten Civil Liberties?

- DO ANTITERRORISM MEASURES THREATEN CIVIL LIBERTIES Antiterrorism measures are implemented to prevent a terrorist from being able to carry out an operation. There have been acts of terrorism throughout history and prior to the 1990’s the average American citizen found comfort in knowing that at least in his or her own backyard there was a blanket of safety. Since the attack of the World Trade Center in 1993 and the Murrah Federal Building in 1995 there has been a growing threat of terrorism in America....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Lab Report Using a Chemical Titration to Measure Rate of Conversion of Hydrogen Peroxide to Water and Oxygen

- Lab Report Using a Chemical Titration to Measure Rate of Conversion of Hydrogen Peroxide to Water and Oxygen Overview: In this laboratory you will use a chemical titration to measure and then calculate the rate of conversion of hydrogen peroxide (HO) to water and oxygen using the enzyme catalase. Objectives: Before doing this exercise, you should understand: Ø the general functions and activities of enzymes Ø the relationship between the structure and function of enzymes Ø the concept of initial reaction rates of enzymes Ø how the concept of free energy relates to enzyme activity Ø that changes in temperature, pH, enzyme concentration, and substrate concentration can affect the initial re...   [tags: Papers]

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