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Experiment in Literature in My Life with the Wave

- Experiment in Literature in My Life with the Wave       Octavio Paz’s extraordinary tale of "My Life with the Wave" is exactly about what the title states, a man’s life with a body of water. Paz experiments with the norm and takes literature to a higher level (Christ 375). He plays with our imagination from the start and lets us believe the man has stolen "a daughter of the sea." These two beings try to establish a relationship despite their extremely different backgrounds and in so doing take us on a journey of discovery....   [tags: My Life with the Wave]

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My Life With The Wave

- Exam II Relationships are a concept that everyone can relate to. In two literary works, My Life with the Wave and The Ice Man they both have plots that revolve around relationships, however the stories themselves are quite different. In order to analyze and compare them one needs to understand both of the stories. My Life with the Wave is a short literary work about a man, the narrator who falls in love with a wave, a woman and however the woman changes after being with him. She feels unsatisfied with just the narrator and eventually starts to have affairs with other men....   [tags: Fiction, Literature, South Pole]

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My Life With The Wave

- At a young age, gender is taught to have associations with different visual cues. Femininity is fragile, wispy, small, weak, grey, negative, and needs to be taken care of like a child. Masculinity is strong, constant, large, with standing, bright, positive, and has the need to be worshiped. Wonder Woman is the strongest example of diverging from the feminine norm yet Superman still swoops in and “rescues” her because that is how females need to be dealt with. Like damsels in distress. In My Life with the Wave, publication in 1949 when gender roles were most prominent in society, the gender associations are clearly marked out....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Gender studies]

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The Concept Of Phase Of Audio

- I am writing to you with utter frustration about the concept of phase. In audio, this word describes the alternating current that cycles creating the sound which is reproduced through loudspeakers. It can be measured at different points and is expressed with degrees. For example, the start of a phase cycle would be 0 degrees, the highest point of phase would be 90 degrees, the lowest point described as 180 degrees and a complete cycle as 360 degrees. When I say cycles of phase I am using 360 degrees to label a full come-around because each cycles in succession tells us what pitch we are hearing....   [tags: Meaning of life, Life, Thought, Wave]

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Feminism And The First And Second Wave Movement

- Since the late 19th century, the feminist movements have taken great strides towards gender equality. The struggles of first and second wave feminism have provided Western white women with the ability to vote, as well as the ability to venture outside the private realm into culture, politics and the workforce. These freedoms gained by these movements have reached a point where many young women today believe that equality has been achieved and feminism is no longer needed. This essay will discuss how third wave feminists are believed to be undoing the efforts of the mothers of feminism and how, although freer than women of the past, the extensive freedoms afforded to women today does not equa...   [tags: Feminism, Gender, Third-wave feminism]

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‘The Wave by Morton Rhue

- It is evident that not all young people are resilient when it comes to dealing with life's challenges, as it was displayed in the book ‘The Wave' written by Morton Rhue. There were a majority of students who were not resilient with the wave and the challenges that emerged from it, such as Amy, Robert and David. The student that was surprisingly resilient was Laurie, who was also the main character of the story. Laurie was mentally and also physically strong at dealing with the consequences that upshot from the wave Such as the isolation from the entire school and her best friend, the break-up with her boyfriend and the discrimination and violence of being and as being an ‘outsider'....   [tags: Rhue Wave]

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The Third Wave Of Feminism

- Third Wave Feminism The term “feminism” has been around for almost 200 years first meaning “the quality of females” and since then has been defined a multitude of ways. Today feminism can be defined by Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary as a noun meaning “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities” (Feminism). This definition truly describes today’s feminism, third wave feminism. Third wave feminism first began in the 1990’s and is still present today. Third wave feminism is a movement to redefine words such as sexuality, gender, and gay that society had previously twisted into one correct meaning....   [tags: Feminism, Third-wave feminism, Gender]

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Feminism : Third Wave Feminism

- The term “feminism” has been around for almost 200 years first meaning “the quality of females” and since then has been defined a multitude of ways. Today, feminism can be defined by Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary as a noun meaning “the belief that men and women should have equal rights and opportunities” (Feminism). This definition truly describes today’s feminism: third wave feminism. Third wave feminism first began in the 1990’s and is still present today. Third wave feminism is a movement to redefine the concepts of words like beauty, gender, and gay that society had previously twisted into one correct meaning....   [tags: Feminism, Third-wave feminism, Gender]

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The Great Wave Off Kanagawa

- Over the course of Japanese history, arguably, no artist is more famous for their works than Katsushika Hokusai. During his 88 years of life, he produced over 30,000 pieces of artwork, and heavily influenced Western styles of art. His most famous piece was created around 1831, a Japanese styled piece titled, The Great Wave off Kanagawa. This piece has stood as a defining piece of artwork in the Japanese culture for over 180 years, analyzed by students and authors for the interpretations filling the paper....   [tags: The Great Wave off Kanagawa, Japan, Mount Fuji]

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Wave Watcher by Craig Alan Johnson and the play Antigone by Jean Anouilh

- Death is a very delicate subject to most people. The details involving a discussion about death most certainly include some topics to be discussed in this comparative essay. People all die for a variety of reasons, be it for an honorable reason, a coward reason etc. Whatever people die for, after they go away, almost always the consequence is the same. After someone’s death, the loved ones, cry and suffer, and might even do something more tragic. Louie is a young talented boy with a different view of the world, but also, he is disabled with a series of health problems....   [tags: Johnson Wave Watcher Antigone]

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The French New Wave And La Nouvelle Vague

- We often over look small particular visual and artistic choices made by directors in contemporary films today, but when analysing these decisions we can see that there is a definitive influence of style. For example the French New Wave or commonly known as La Nouvelle Vague, was created post world war II and although the main movement died out before the 70s, it still has an important place in the industry to this day. Its characteristics and techniques are unlike many seen before its time. The style motivated numerous directors throughout its wake as well as other cinema movements following its time in the spotlight....   [tags: French New Wave, Jean-Luc Godard]

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The First Wave And The Second Wave

- Feminism changed the world, quite literally. It shook the foundations of the role women had played in society for centuries and brought about a new train of thought, opening minds and smashing the gender roles that society had become so reliant on over the years. There are currently three different waves of feminism. The first wave, the second wave and the third wave. The second wave, which I will be discussing in this essay came about in the 60s and 70s, during major chances in social structure during the post war years ....   [tags: Feminism, Women's rights, Feminist theory]

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A Nursing Theorist That Created The Tidal Wave Model

- Phil Barker is a nursing theorist that created the Tidal Wave Model. The Tidal Wave Model is about recovery of mental health. What is a nurse theorist. A nurse theorist is one who studies nursing and nursing philosophy. Phil Barker is a nurse theorist and studies mental health nursing. His model of nursing describes four metaparadigm concepts of person, environment, health, and nursing. Phil grew up in the United Kingdom in the 1950’s. Phil started off in nursing as a nursing assistant and went on to receive his PhD in psychiatric nursing....   [tags: Nursing, Nursing theory, Psychiatry]

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Women 's Role During The Second Wave Movement

- The “Feminine Mystique” is a highly influential book in the early second wave feminism movement. It is said that it helped shaped the demands of the second wave by insisting for the right to work outside the home, and to be paid equally; the right for reproductive freedom; the demand that women should not be expected to have children and be mothers if they do not want to. Betty Friedan addresses “the problem that has no name” which is the women who are highly educated, suburban housewives that are bored and want something “more” in their life....   [tags: Feminism, Gender, Middle class]

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Technology Wave

- Technology sweeps the world everyday bringing more ease into our homes, office’s, vehicle’s, school’s, and worksites alike. With this new technology, jobs become easier, faster, and more efficient making life easier for busy parents and students. Along with the ease come laziness and a wave of other “problems.” I’ll explain these “problems” in more detail a little later. The controversy I see is “ Is the lack of physical exercise worth the gain of ease?” Personally I believe its all in how you use technology....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Critical Analysis of The 5th Wave

- ... After the 4th wave, only one rule applies: trust no one” (Yancey). Some people may ask what the fifth wave entails, well to find out, those people have to read the book. The 5th Wave is written in sections, differing the viewpoint at each new section. Cassie, the main protagonist, constitutes most of the sections. Cassie’s crush since grade school, Ben Parish, is the other major viewpoint in the book. Cassiopeia Marie Sullivan, 16 years old, has seen the horrors of all four waves; she even experienced the 4th wave first hand....   [tags: survival, section, earth, world]

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The Second Wave Of The United States

- The third wave started during the 1920s and continued into the 1970s. In the 1920s, immigration laws were passed to “impose quota systems for particular nations which significantly curtailed the numbers of Muslims who were allowed to enter the county”(Verbrugge, 24) With the new quota system, Muslims were severely restricted from entering the Unites States in significant numbers. Until after WWII, the new law stated that one could only bring a selected number of relatives of people who were already living in America....   [tags: United States, Islam, Democratic Party]

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The Immigration Of The Mexican Immigration Wave

- “I do not believe that many American citizens . . . really wanted to create such immense human suffering . . . in the name of battling illegal immigration” (Carr 70). For hundreds of years, there has been illegal immigration starting from slavery, voluntary taking others from different countries to work in different parts of the world, to one of the most popular- Mexican immigration to the United States. Mexican immigration has been said to be one of the most common immigration acts in the world....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, United States]

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The Future of Wave Power

- The Future of Wave Power With approximately eighty percent of our energy, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, still being manufactured from fossil fuels that release pollutants to the air such as greenhouse gasses that include carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxide and methane, it is not a bad idea to consider some alternative energy options like wave power. What is wave power. It is the harnessing of power of the ocean’s waves by using the momentum of the waves to power a turbine. There are several models that are effective for it’s respective region....   [tags: renewable and alternative energy sources]

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The First Wave Of Irish Immigration

- Immigrants from around the world wanted to migrate to the United States in search for better opportunities because the United States’ economy was blooming during this time period. Immigrants did not only came to the United States for better jobs, but also for the freedom that the United States gave to its people. Each group of immigrant had their own reason to migrate to the United States. For example, the Irish fled to the United States in the 19th century because the English was oppressing them....   [tags: United States, American Civil War]

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The First Mass Wave Of Immigration

- The first mass wave of immigration to the United Sates started in 1820. The people that came to the United States were from Germany, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Bohemia, Ireland, and a small number of Chinese. Roughly fifteen million people emigrated from 1820 to 1880. There were three main causes for the mass immigration. There was the Revolutions in Europe, mainly in Germany. Then there was the 1848 California Gold Rush. The third reason for this immigration was the end of the Mexican-American War....   [tags: United States, Immigration to the United States]

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The French New Wave Movement

- The French New Wave movement was heavily influenced by a variety of figures, events, and cultural changes that led to its creation. Responding to the lackluster film industry following WWII, critics and directors saw the New Wave aesthetic as an opportunity to revolutionize the world of film by challenging the mainstream film industry and its unquestionable influence. France during World War II was a dark place for a film industry that had once experienced such successes. As a result of Nazi Germany’s occupation, the selection of films available in France was severely limited....   [tags: challenging the mainstream film industry]

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The First Wave Of Feminism

- First wave of feminism occurred in the late 19th century and continued to the beginning of the early 20th century, it would bring new opportunities for women and focus on woman suffrage (Class notes session 5). During this era, the right to vote was the major issue in feminism, women wanted to be involved in politics, from which they got the right to vote. This era is important since this is when women started to be open about their problems and stood up for their rights. They gave women the opportunity to stand up for themselves and ultimately encouraged the next two eras....   [tags: Feminism, Women's suffrage, Domestic violence]

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Hispanic Wave to United States

- The American dream has attracted a huge wave of Hispanic immigrants to the United States. The immigrants have settled in and have been establishing their families in the land of the free. In areas such as California, Arizona, and the majority of the southwestern states first generation Hispanic Americans have composed the majority of the school populations. Growing up as first generation Mexican American I have worked hard to make sure that the foundation my parents slaved will not be put in vain....   [tags: immigration, culture, education]

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Second Wave of Feminism

- Despite the ratification of the 19th amendment 1920’s, which allowed woman to vote, sexism and gender discrimination is still prevalent in today’s society. The first wave of women’s suffrage occurred in the 1920’s leading up to the 19th amendment, and the second women’s movement is considered to be in the 1960’s, which led to many changes regarding how people perceive women. The second wave focused on getting better treatment for women regarding them in the workforce and how their pay was significantly lower than men’s and how they should juggle family and work, if even allowed....   [tags: Gender Discrimination, Sexism]

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The Fourth Wave Of Feminism: A Personal Viewpoint

- As a fourth wave feminist of color, black feminism means many things to me. It means that I have many opportunities available to me that the first, second, and third wave feminist did not have. It also means that although we as women of color have been fighting for equal pay, equal rights and equality in our relationships, that we still have a long way to go. Before I took this course, I thought that feminism was about equality, fighting, and power. When it comes to equality, I thought about being on the same level as men in every aspect of life....   [tags: Social Issues]

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The Wave of Crime that Came with the Great Depression

- With the Great Depression for the 1930’s came a wave of crime. This was not the typical bootlegging from the 1920s and prohibition era with the mobs and mob leaders such as Alphonso Capone of Chicago. But this was with a new wave of crime. The notorious bank robbers. We all know of the Wild West bank robbers. For instance the James Younger gang, the Hole in the wall gang led by butch Cassidy and many others. There was a difference now. The modern day bank robber’s weren’t armed with colt single action revolvers and they most defiantly were not fleeing on hors back any more....   [tags: gangsters and the beginning of the Mafia]

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Self Driving Cars Are The Wave Of The Future

- Self-driving cars are the wave of the future. There is much debate regarding the impact a self-driving car will have on our society and economy. Some experts believe fully autonomous vehicles will be on the road in the next 5-10 years (Anderson). This means a vehicle will be able to drive on the road without a driver or any passengers. Like any groundbreaking technology, there is a fear of the unforeseen problems. Therefore, there will need to be extensive testing before anyone can feel safe with a vehicle of this style on the road....   [tags: Automobile, Driverless car, Transport, Vehicle]

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French New Wave and Poetic Realism

- Since the very first actualities from the Lumière brothers and the fantastical shorts of Maries Georges Jean Méliès, cinema has continually fulfilled its fundamental purpose of artistic reflection on societal contexts throughout the evolution of film. Two French cinematic movements, Poetic Realism (1934-1940) and French New Wave (1950-1970), serve as historical bookends to World War II, one of the most traumatic events in world history. The Rules of the Game (Jean Renoir, 1939) is a classic example of French Poetic realism that depicts the disillusionment in society and government politics by a generation already traumatized by the monumental loss of human life during the First World War....   [tags: cinema, The Rules of the Game, Breathless]

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Heat Wave vs. Buffalo Creek

- INTRO An activity that we participate in on a daily basis is belonging and being part of a community. We live in a world where associating and identifying ourselves with certain groups is how we share common interests, and we are responsible for facing whatever may come our way. The purpose of this essay is to compare and contrast the differences and similarities between the approaches seen from the Chicago Heat Wave and Buffalo Creek Flood. The main differences are historical groundwork, relationship to land, physical/social vulnerability, problematic development, choices we make and media coverage....   [tags: erikson´s approach, media coverage]

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Personal Narrative : A Child Like Women

- Ouma Pikkie was a child like women, she was just one inch taller than a shovel. She lived through the yeas of depression and WW II. When she died at age 67 she had no fillings in her mout. She brushed her teeth with aches and lemon juice. She was our most loved grandma - she was not considered a dwarf because she was just 2 inches too tall. She never learned how to drive a vehicle, but she believed my Grandpa was the King of the road, whilst in thruth he was more like a driver who was looking for a spot to have an accident to happen....   [tags: Happiness, Emotion, Grandparent, Wave]

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The Last Wave

- The Last Wave SOC 118 "The Last Wave"-Peter Weir dir.(1977) In the film, The Last Wave, the director is trying to communicate the idea of a culture within a culture or sub culture. The dominant culture in the film is the white members of society living in Australia. The subculture in the film is the Aborigines who were natives to the land before the white people settled in Australia. The natives sustained their cultural beliefs and ideologies while living in largely populated cities....   [tags: essays research papers]

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First Generation Gender Bias : A Punk Rock Offshoot

- Compared to first generation gender bias (pre Women’s Movement) – which was deliberate and involved intentional exclusion in social settings – second generation gender bias is unintentional and natural in action. With new forms of communication – it is much easier for women to tackle the gender roles visible in today’s society compared to past women’s movements. Just as Ms. Magazine embodied feminist media in the 1960s, many popular magazines have established themselves as major third wave feminist expressions....   [tags: Feminism, Gender, Third-wave feminism]

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Second Wave Feminism And Its Attitude Toward Women

- In this essay I will discuss second-wave feminism and its attitude toward women in the household, and the sex/gender binary. I will aim to explain the basis of second-wave feminism and how it undermined women’s ability to define themselves. In contrast to this I will explore third-wave feminism and it’s attempt to reconcile the mistakes of second-wave by being intersectional, without definition and non-judgemental. I will further discuss how gender is defined by the self, but also by society, and how third-wave feminisms fall victim to defining women....   [tags: Feminism, Gender, Feminist theory]

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Death, Loss, and Depression in Erich Kruass' Wave of Destruction

- Grieving is the body’s healthy way of getting over extreme mental blows. It can happen quickly or over a long period of time, but in the end, grieving is always realized. In the book Wave of Destruction: Erich Kruass, the movie The Impossible: Juan Antonio Bayona, and several news articles grief can be seen through death, loss, and depression. Death is an obvious event that causes grief. People cope with death through denial, crying, and anger. In the book Wave of Destruction, Dang searches Leam Pom for family members....   [tags: grief, anger, cope]

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The Hypersexualization of Young Women and the Role Models of the Wave of Feminism

- Free will and the ability to choose for ourselves are some of the most important natures that make us human. As a society though, we have put limits and restraints on some people for arbitrary reasons, and try to override people’s free will, especially young women. In today’s society, young women are subjected to all kinds of prejudice and double standards. From having to face the ‘slut or prude’ paradox of sex, the rules of dressing and appearance, or how to act in public, the amount of scrutiny that they face is outrageous....   [tags: Womanly Image, Femininity, Ke$ha]

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Not Everything is Gone in the Wave of Destruction Erich Krauss

- Life often drains us, making us feel powerless to our surroundings. In extreme cases, this causes us to question what we have left to rely on when everything is taken from the palm of our hands in a split second. Are we really left with nothing at this point though. In Wave of Destruction Erich Krauss retells the story of the survivors of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, and how they handled with life’s adversities. Life’s adversities will bring out the underlying decency of others, strengthen one’s faith, or strengthen their belief in themselves....   [tags: tsunami, devastating, tragic]

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Why I Don 't A Wave From An Explosion

- It all started like a wave from an explosion washed over the entire globe. All that was left to remind people of what happened were objects. Sparkly rings, pictures, and beautiful white gowns. I was one of those things that reminded my parents of what they once felt. I don’t know how they felt. Did they get this overwhelming pain in their chest. Did they crave to feel some sort of loving feeling. I often felt this pain hit my heart every time I looked at the photos of my parents. “What if people just stopped loving one another?” Books lined the shelves trying to bring back any sort of feeling....   [tags: Emotion, Feeling, Feelings]

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Effects Of The Heat Wave On People 's Perception Of Risk

- Another important fact that is ought to be taken in consideration is the influence of people’s values and interests on people’s perception of risk. According to Weiss (2009) the social norms which are developed by governments, family institutions, and cultural institutions have a high influence on humans’ interests and values. As a result, the role of these institutions can also be seen to generate regional differences in people’s risk perception of disasters. In 2003, a case report in France regarding the heat wave has concluded that the common attitude among people appeared to be ‘until they warn me I don’t have to worry’ which demonstrates that people’s trust in governmental institutions...   [tags: Security, Risk, Environment]

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Holocaust : A Wave Of Violent Anti Jewish Pogroms

- Kristallnacht, a wave of violent anti-Jewish pogroms, took place on November 9 and 10, 1938 and is often referred to as the "Night of Broken Glass." Organized by Goebbels and Heydrich, head of the Security Service, the campaign of violence resulted in the destruction of many synagogues and thousands of Jewish businesses. Nazis in Germany torched synagogues, vandalized Jewish homes, schools and businesses, killed close to 100 Jews, and sent more than 30,000 to Nazi concentration camps. Starting on November 9 and continuing into the next day, Nazi mobs vandalized and even burned down hundreds of synagogues throughout Germany and damaged, if not completely destroyed, thousands of Jewish homes,...   [tags: Nazi Germany, Antisemitism, Adolf Hitler]

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A Cross Sectional Analysis Of Hrs Wave 11

- Discussion: This paper includes a cross-sectional analysis of HRS wave 11 data to examine effect of demographic characteristic, comorbidity and disability status on retirement status among middle age population. All listed predictors strongly predicted retirement status (p<0.0001). The relationship between demographic variables (age, gender and race) and retirement status persisted controlling for comorbidity and disability status. As many literature studied older adults and reported that advancement in age increased the odds of retirement, this held true for middle aged respondents in this study....   [tags: Old age, Middle age, Retirement, Ageing]

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Children's Books and Popular Myths about the First Wave of Feminism

- Children's Books and Popular Myths about the First Wave of Feminism What is the First Wave (1) of Feminism. How is it portrayed as a “suffrage” movement. Does the average study of First Wave feminism look at issues outside of suffrage: consent laws, marital rape, education, women’s right to own property, divorce rights, and so on. I wanted to look at the portrayal of the “heroes” of the first wave – Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony – as well the movement itself, through books aimed at children....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The French New Wave

- The French New Wave In 1959- early 1960 five directors released debut feature length films that are widely regarded as heralding the start of the French nouvelle vague or French New Wave. Claude Chabrols Le Beau Serge (The Good Serge, 1959) and Les Cousins (The Cousins, 1959) were released, along with Francois Truffauts Les Quatre cents coups (The 400 Blows, 1959), Jean-Luc Godards A bout de souffle (Breathless, 1960) and Alain Resnais Hiroshima mon amour (Hiroshima my love, 1959). These films were the beginning of a revolution in French cinema....   [tags: Films Movies French History Essays]

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The Midwestern Crime Wave

- The Midwestern Crime Wave All across the nation during the Great Depression people were jobless, homeless, and starving; nowhere was this truer than in the American Midwest. Not only did the farms and cities of the Midwest have to deal with the poor economic conditions but the Midwest's main source of income, agriculture, was being ravaged by the natural phenomenon now called the Dust Bowl. On top of low crop prices and a lack of employment farmland was ruined, went unplanted, and was often foreclosed on....   [tags: American History]

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The Earliest Date Of Life On Earth

-   The earliest date for which life was present on Earth is a highly discussed issue, in which different forms of evidence have been discovered and analysed, suggesting different dates and circumstances. This involves the evidence of fossils records leaving remains of past organisms, molecular records within an organism’s genetic make-up and the geological record of the alteration of the Earth’s atmosphere. These records suggest that the earliest date of life on Earth is 3.85 billion years ago however there are uncertainties of these evidence leading to disagreements and restrictions due to modern technology....   [tags: Life, Organism, Evolution, Biology]

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Teenage Themes in The Wave - Morton Rhue

- The Wave by Morton Rhue (Todd Strasser) is a novel from a student’s perspective, as an authoritarian right wing movement called “The Wave” changes her school. Ben Ross, one of the teachers in the school, created it to try to show his class the reasons for the inexplicable behavior of the Germans when the Nazi movement spread through Germany. Laurie, one of the students, finds out how she is alienated from her classmates when she does not accept their values of conformity through unity. Thus, it demonstrates how easily people can be swept up by a movement not only in Nazi Germany, but also in the modern day classroom, where students are learning about the evil influence of the Nazi movement i...   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Prospect Of Alien Life

- Alien life The prospect of alien life has been a major conversation among every day people and the brightest minds science has to offer. Throughout time over thousands of year span 's extraterrestrial life has been mentioned in ancient cave paintings and references in religious texts that were found after thousand of years being hidden from the human race. With science being as advanced as it is in todays day and age the hunt for life is becoming more and more of a possibility. With the use of satellites that scour the surface of other planets or probes that land on asteroids that are traveling into the dark blackness of space in the hopes of receiving a radio signal from a form of intellig...   [tags: Unidentified flying object, Extraterrestrial life]

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Abortion: A Pro-Life View

- ... Guilt, anger, anxiety, depression, broken relationships, “numbing”, and even suicide; all of these are symptoms of Post-Abortion Syndrome (PAS). PAS is the emotional/psychological damage women may experience after having an abortion. According to Dangers of Legal Abortion by Ann Saltenberger, women who have had abortions are nine times more likely to attempt suicide than women in the general population. Men, or the father, portray a range of emotions after their partner’s abortion. These include grief, guilt, rage/anger, relationship problems, and a sense of male impotence....   [tags: termination of pregnancy,careless disposal of life]

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Compensation of Temperature Effects on Guided Wave Based Structural Health Monitoring Systems

- Compensation of Temperature Effects on Guided Wave Based Structural Health Monitoring Systems Introduction Structural health assessment of structures based on ultrasonic piezoelectric sensors that have the capability to emit and record Lamb waves has developed greatly in recent years. The point has been reached where aerospace manufacturers can acquire complete off the shelf monitoring solutions composed of embeddable sensor networks, acquisition units and necessary software. Pre-established sensor networks can be fitted into composite structures opening the doorway towards permanent health monitoring and remaining service life assessment....   [tags: Temperature, Structures]

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Cleo 5 to 7 as a New Wave Film

- Cleo 5 to 7 as a New Wave Film Agnes Varda is not only one of the few female directors of new wave cinema; she is also credited as having helped create the genre. Her short film La Point–Courte is considered by some as the first new wave film. Her first full length movie, Cleo 5 to 7 falls within this genre as well. It is the story of a young woman dying of cancer and how she sees the world in the context of time. We follow the singer Cleo as she changes into the woman Flora and as she does so she begins to look at time in a different manner....   [tags: Movie Film Essays]

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Girl Gangs and the Female Crime Wave in America

- Starting in the 1980s, reports of female involvement in gangs, drug sales, and violence began to surface as a serious problem in America. To support claims of increased female delinquency, reporters and scholars often cite crime statistics or anecdotes from field studies. The reasons they give to explain this female crime wave generally fall into one of two categories: drugs as a means for economic success the idea that the increased availability of crack cocaine provides economic means to poverty-ridden women suffering from the effects of urbanization and deindustrializationand social movements the idea that female “liberation” has hit the streets....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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A Little History Behind Photonic Band Gap Materials

- Photonic Band Gap Materials:  A little history behind Photonic Band Gap materials (PBG). In 1987, an American physicist and engineer named Eli Yablonovitch and Canadian physics professor from the University of Toronto Canada, Sajeev John constructed artificial structures that then became the concept of PBG material. In order to evaluate this concept they created a 3D prototype diamond lattice in Plexiglas, which is a type of acrylic glass material. With this creation they were able to prove that PBG materials are capable of propagating electromagnetic waves....   [tags: photonic crystals, wave propagation]

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Women 's Only Charitable Cancer Program

- The women-centered event I chose to attend for this assignment was a workshop called ‘Look Good, Feel Better’. Doing a little bit of background research I found that this workshop is Canada’s only charitable cancer program that is dedicated to empowering women on how to manage the effects cancer and its treatments can have on their appearance. Using the example of the ‘Look Good Feel Better’ workshop for women undergoing cancer treatment, I will analyze the concept of body image, Third Wave Feminism idea of empowerment along with the difference between men and women’s appearance in society....   [tags: Feminism, Third-wave feminism]

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The Consumption Of Eating Healthy Foods

- Introduction The growing demand for products with fresh, has promoted the use of alternative methods of preservation, which do not modify the intrinsic components of food. Eating healthy foods has been a topic of interest above all: those that guarantee safety, the nutritional characteristics and aspects: sensory thereof. Ultrasound is defined as the energy generated by sonic waves of 20 kHz or more vibrations per second (Hoover, 2000). The use of high intensity ultrasound or also known as power or low frequency, has proven to be a viable emerging technology for food processing, promoting homogenization and emulsification of the ingredients, the preservation by inactivating enzymes responsi...   [tags: Ultrasound, Sound, Wave, Frequency]

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A Vindication Of The Rights Of Women

- In Wollstonecraft’s radical essay, A Vindication of the Rights of Women, she discusses women’s issues including marriage and the right for an education equal to that of a man’s. A part of her argument for equal education is that women should have the right to develop their own form of reason without influence from other sources. The importance of developing reason is so that women will not be overly inclined towards emotionalism and develop superficial ways of thinking (46). Since women are uneducated they, unfortunately, blindly submit to men 's power....   [tags: Feminism, Third-wave feminism]

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We've Only Just Begun: Translating Third Wave Theory Into Third Wave Activism

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The Extinction of The Dinosaurs

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The Denting of a Wave' by Ralph Thompson

- Right this very moment there are as many reasons to feel good in your life, to feel joyous and appreciative, as are there reasons to feel miserable. It's a matter of perspective, focus, intention and relentlessly practicing positivity until it becomes a habit that is too ingrained in your being to break. While it may seem idealistic or dismissive to give such Pollyanna advice when a person is for example, suffering from an illness, financially strapped, losing their job, suffering with depression or anxiety, going through a divorce, battling with a sullen or seriously troubled teen or dealing with any negative life event, people can shift their downer day to a more positive place....   [tags: Analysis, Review]

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Colorism: The New Wave of Prejudice

- Being in the minority will soon be an outdated term. In the oncoming years, there will be no primary race that leads in census reports (Cooper). As the racial makeup of the United States increases, the idea of a post-racial society is discussed heavily. While racism subsiding is a possibility, another form of prejudice will take its place. An alternate form of prejudice pertaining to race is colorism. Colorism can pertain to any race because it involves passing judgment based on skin bias. Despite its prevalence among other races (Latino, Asian, and etc.), the study of colorism primarily focuses on African Americans....   [tags: Colorism, Banerji, slavery]

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Western Feminism and Development

- Western feminism and development Western feminism started mainly emphasizing on women’s role in development during the 1970s what is known as the “Second Wave” of feminist movements. Ester Boserup, a Danish economist, analyzed development as an ideology that excluded women, and proposed alteration in looking at the established development processes, and policies in her book “Woman’s Role in Economic Development” in the 1970. Aguinaga et al (2013) mentions that Boserup’s book resulted to the first World Conference on Women, which the United Nations declared the next decade the “Decade of Women” and institutionalized women’s perspective as part of development on July 2, 1975 in Mexico....   [tags: econd wave of feminist's movement]

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Analysis Of Mary Wollstonecraft 's A Of The Rights Of Women

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Korean wave

- One Strand of the cultural homogenization argument emphasizes the global reach of consumerism, for which possession of something is a most powerful trait in most human beings. From the perspective of what food preferences are, how people dress, to what music people listen to, how it can pattern every aspect of out lives in contemporary society. In consumerism, this essay will analyze the various theories on consumerism and weight up their pros and cons for offering а logical conclusion. The consumer products, commodities, enable people to share a sense of pleasure, feeling, taste, feel, and excitement creating the personal expression and satisfaction....   [tags: Business, Consumption, Globalization]

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Agnés Varda's Women

- Agnès Varda made several films during the New Wave that were pertinent to women. She herself is in an atypical profession in the male dominated industry of film. She continues to challenge male-dominated filmmaking and creates films and characters that also challenge the traditional role of women. Any preconceived notions of what a woman should be are nowhere to be seen in Varda’s films. Feminism is manifested in many of Varda’s films. She shows the journey of different women in a male dominated society....   [tags: New Wave films]

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The Discourse Of Rape Culture

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Earthquake : Earthquake And Earthquake

- In this paper I will discuss what an earthquake is and what causes an earthquake. Now an earthquake is also known as a quake, tremor or temblor and is the perceptible shaking of the surface of the earth. Furthermore, this can be so violent that it can destroy major buildings as well as kill thousands of people when they happen. When an earth happens they can be ranged from a small shaking tremor that can barely be felt by anyone to a major quake that is so violent that it throws people around. In the world today there have been earthquakes that have totally destroyed entire cities....   [tags: Earthquake, Earth, Seismic wave, Seismometer]

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Analysis Of `` Grace And Frankie ' : The Intersection Of Age, Gender, Race And Class

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Jean Luc Godard 's Film, Breathless ( 1960 )

- Jean-Luc Godard’s film, Breathless (1960), is a conventional crime movie that is told using unconventional methods. The film tells a tale of a low-level gangster, Michel (Jean-Paul Belmondo), who aims to become Humphrey Bogart, a character in American crime films. He steals a car, in turn, shoots and kills a policeman. Michel escapes to Paris where he begins seducing a young, American, blonde named Patricia (Jean Seberg). Patricia does not know of his criminal activities. However, when the police final catch Michel, she tries to hide Michel from the cops....   [tags: French New Wave, Jean-Luc Godard]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Don 't Get The Wrong Message ' By Susan Faludi

- Bad Mother In the Newsweek article, “Don’t Get the Wrong Message” authored by Susan Faludi, she articulates a societal challenge facing the modern American female that has not received much attention; the gap that the bulk of women’s experience amid having a high purchasing power and having a fulfilling life. A well thought out piece stoutly brings out this dynamic to the limelight, making the reader rethink their life issues and assess their feelings, thoughts, and opinions on the same. The trigger factor for this expression is undoubtedly the reality that the society has proven shy of candidly challenging the imagined ideal situation, which implies that affluence, equals bliss and tranquil...   [tags: Feminism, Third-wave feminism, Susan Faludi]

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Is Bridget Jones A Feminist?

- Is Bridget Jones a Feminist. Bridget Jones is the protagonist in Helen Fielding’s 1990 novel Bridget Jones’s Diary. Although this work is fiction, her life seems all too real for many women. The struggles Bridget faces are struggles many women continue to face today for instance, body image, intake of their many vices, being single in their thirties and dating in their thirties. The largest struggle she faces is an identity crisis, causing her position on all of her smaller struggles to be constantly changing....   [tags: Feminism, Third-wave feminism, Women's rights]

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Feminism : The Definition Of Feminism

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The Growing Direction Of Feminism

- The Growing Direction of Feminism “Feminism isn’t about making women stronger, women are already strong. It’s about changing the way the world perceives that strength”-G.D Anderson. Society has created the word feminism to be a negative thing. When people bring up the concept of feminism automatically there is a perception about it that isn’t a good one. The term “feminist” wasn’t coined until the late 1800s, in France said as feminisme. The word wasn’t introduced to the United States . until the early 1900s and was not used by women until the 1960s....   [tags: Feminism, Women's rights, Second-wave feminism]

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ECG Interpretations and Treatments

- In order to interpret an ECG, it is necessary to understand the different parts of a normal sinus rhythm and how they appear. The first thing to look for is something called a P wave; this is a small elevation before the QRS complex. Next, look at the PR interval; this is measured by counting the small squares from the start of the P wave and ends with R wave. The PR interval represents the atrial depolarization phase. The average PR interval should be between 0.12-0.20 seconds or 3-5 small squares....   [tags: Normal Sinus Rhythm, P wave, PR interval]

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Life's Challenges and Choices

- In life we are faced with challenges and choices. Do we choose the path that seems easier or the path that is harder. Do we choose to follow our hearts or someone else’s. Do we think about how it will affect us and our loved ones or do we just go with it. Do life choices change our fate. Life choices change the present, but will they push us off our true path. In the biography ‘Wave of Destruction’ by Eric Krauss. Puek and Dang had the choice to follow the path someone else had laid out for them, but neither followed....   [tags: path, fate, dreams]

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Life Changing Decisions

- For most of us, it’s impossible to know how we would react when faced with a situation that puts lives on the line. We can only truly know our reactions when we are faced with a situation such as a home invasion or a natural disaster. However, we can determine one thing: in a time of crisis, is it more important to us to save our own life or the life of someone else. In times of crisis, the actions of a person often depend on their morals and values. It is common for a person to choose to not only save someone else’s life, but choose whose life they will attempt to save....   [tags: crisis, reactions, save]

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My Personal Statement On My Life

- “I packed my very small car to the brim with all of the things I needed, things I thought I needed and things I would come to find that didn’t need at all and I drove an hour away from the home where I had been for 17 years of my life. I left my bedroom that I shared with my sister, I left my cat, I left my parents and my sisters and I was quickly thrown into a new stage of my life. My bed was different, the food was different, my sleeping schedule was different and my life was now different. I was scared....   [tags: Light, Water, Debut albums, 2008 singles]

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