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The Struggle in Chaim Potok's My Name is Asher Lev

-        "If you were a genius in mathematics, I would understand. If you were a genius in writing, I would also understand. If you were a genius in Gemorra, I would certainly understand. But a genius in drawing is foolishness, and I will not let it interfere with our lives. Do you understand me, Asher?" (Potok 136). The struggle begins for young Asher Lev, a talented artist who tries to convince his father and the rest of his family of his artistic ability, when his father refuses to recognize his talent....   [tags: My Name is Asher Lev]

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My Name is Asher Lev

- My Name is Asher Lev            I Comes Before “U” in the Alphabet and in Happiness Throughout life, one faces many responsibilities that could be taken upon; furthermore, sometimes one responsibility conflicts with another, causing a person to struggle to find which responsibility is more important in his life. In addition, for one to live his life in a manner that would make others content would be foolish, because this person would feel unsatisfied with his accomplishments and no one else would be completely pleased; It is impossible to make others completely happy, due to the fact that everyone would want and expect different things from this person....   [tags: Asher]

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The Struggle in My Name is Asher Lev and Naked Lunch

- The Struggle in My Name is Asher Lev and Naked Lunch Though most of the experiences and actions revealed in William S. Burroughs' Naked Lunch directly contradict philosophies believed by the Jewish faith, there is a definite connection between My Name is Asher Lev and Naked Lunch. This connection lies is the narrators' artistic roles in society. Both Lev and Burroughs stray from the surrealistic aspect of their mediums: art and writing, respectively, and portray life as they see that it really is....   [tags: Asher Lev Naked Lunch Essays]

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Extremes Collide In My Name Is Asher Lev By Chaim Potok

- Extremes Collide In My Name Is Asher Lev By Chaim Potok In My Name is Asher Lev, Chaim Potok writes about a young boy in a Landover Hasidic community in Brooklyn who is an excellent artist. Asher travels through childhood hanging onto his art, but when his art interferes with his religious studies, Asher's two worlds of art and Torah collide. Potok deliberately chooses the extreme icons and symbols of secular life, such as the world of art, on the one hand, and of Judaism, Hasidim, and the Rebbe, on the other hand, to intensify the contrast between them, because he wants to mold the characters into visions he has, and to show how different the two worlds are and how they conflict and...   [tags: Potok Asher Lev]

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My Name Is Asher Lev

- Asher Lev Essay: Minor characters are central to our understanding of any text. Analyse their significance in My Name Is Asher Lev. Central to our understanding of “My name is Asher Lev” by Chaim Potok, is the dynamics of Asher’s relationship with different minor characters involved. Each minor character such as Yudel Krinsky, Uncle Yitzchok, the Rebbe, and Jacob Kahn each help Asher in a different way allowing the reader to interpret the text more thoroughly. Their guidance to the antagonist creates a vivid image inside the reader’s mind of the type of character and their importance to our understanding of the text....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Contributions to Society and its Effects in Capote's Cold Blood and Potok's My Name is Asher Lev

- Contributions to Society and its Effects in Capote's Cold Blood and Potok's My Name is Asher Lev Truman Capote’s characters, Perry Smith and Dick Hancock, used in one of his most famous works In Cold Blood, find ways in which their contributions to society, within their personal lives as well as in their surrounding community, leads them to a fatal state of regret, remorse and actuality, all of which were consequences caused by their very own actions and decisions. Chaim Potok, author of My Name is Asher Lev, creates a similar theme of his characters’ ways of contributing to society....   [tags: Potok Asher Lev Cold Blood Capote]

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Comparing My Name is Asher Lev, Naked Lunch and Animal Farm

- Comparative Analysis of My Name is Asher Lev, Naked Lunch and Animal Farm         What do a junkie, Communists pigs, and a little Jewish boy have in common. No, this isnÕt an Anti-Semitic crack. In fact, the answer is really nothing. Then how would Naked Lunch, Animal Farm, and My Name is Asher Lev make a good comparative research paper. ThereÕs no magic involved really. To solve this perplexity one must think like Chaim Potok who said that "no feeling, no thought, and no sensibility cannot be tapped or explored and revealed" (Abramson 59)....   [tags: comparison compare contrast]

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The Chosen, My name is Asher Lev, In the Beginning, and The Book of Lights

- Assimilation and the American Jew in Potok’s The Chosen, My name is Asher Lev, In the Beginning, and The Book of Lights.    America has always been a country of immigrants, since it was first settled by Europeans over five hundred years ago.  Like any country with a considerable immigrant population, American has always faced the problem of assimilation.  Because America was founded and settled by immigrants, her culture is a combination of the cultures of other countries. Should these immigrants isolate themselves from the mainstream American culture, or should they sacrifice the culture of their homelands for the benefits American culture has to offer?  Judaism in particular has had to...   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Comparing Minorities as Portrayed in My Name is Asher Lev, Joy Luck Club, and Black Like Me

- Minorities in America as Portrayed in My Name is Asher Lev, Joy Luck Club, and Black Like Me        Conflicting values are a constant issue in society. In diverse civilizations minorities become out ruled by the majority. In Twentieth Century American culture there are many difficulties in existing as a minority. The books My Name is Asher Lev, by Chaim Potok, and the Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan, portray the aspect of being torn between two cultures as a conflict for today's minorities. Black Like Me, by John Howard Griffin, examines the hardships for a minority by progressively revealing them....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Asher Lev's Crucifixion Paintings as an Act of Disrespect Towards His Parents

- Asher Lev's Crucifixion Paintings as an Act of Disrespect Towards His Parents Asher Lev paints against the values of his family and community. He disregards Jewish traditions and observance by pursuing his passion for art. His individuality has him disobeying the Rebbe, the mashphia, his mythic ancestor as well as his parents. Asher does not intend for his artwork to be harmful, but that they convey truths and feelings. Yet, the Brooklyn Crucifixions cause shame for his observant Jewish parents....   [tags: Asher Lev Paintings Art Crucifixion Essays]

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Asher Lev

- Asher Lev This story is about a Jewish boy from Brooklyn, who’s talent is painting. He introduces himself as a young man struggling with inner conflict between his religious upbringing and his extraordinary God-given gift that cannot be controlled and seems to possess a spirit all it own. He can not explain why he feels he must paint, and does not like the fact that he hurts everyone he loves, and insults everything he believes in, but continues on his path which seems to have been chosen for him....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Life Paragonned to the Women in the Asher Lev Books by Chaim Potok

- “Asher Lev, an artist is a person first. He is an individual. If there is no person, there is no artist” (Chaim Potok). An individual with different characteristics has a different mindset, attitude, confidence and respect from those around them. In Asher Lev by Chaim Potok, Asher is a Ladover Hasid who grows up in a Hasidic community, who is deeply committed to his Jewish faith and finds difficulty between the expectations of his traditions and his gift. He is an individual with a broad mindset, who wants to do things inversely....   [tags: women studies, status]

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Contemporary Instructional Leadership : Lev Semenovich Vygotsky

- Valuable Perspective The one scholar’s position that stands out as offering the most valuable perspective on contemporary instructional leadership is Lev Semenovich Vygotsky. Vyotsky’s position on thought and language, children development, and scaffolding has a predominate position on instructional leadership in the world of education. As the education arena evolves, so does the demands for ensuring that students are learning and mastering the curriculum. The role of the principal has become dramatically more complex, overloaded, and unclear over the past decade....   [tags: Lev Vygotsky, Learning, Education]

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What 's A Name?

- What’s in a name. It was spring 2009, my father had just come back from a trip to the United States. He came to my grandparents’ house for dinner, excited to tell us all about his time oversea. After dinner, he was eager to show me the pictures he took during his trip, enthusiastically explaining each photo. “You see how great this is. The universities in the U.S. look like public parks, anyone could jus walk in. See this professor, he’s walking his dog on campus!” At this time, my brother was already going to school in Southern California....   [tags: Family, United States, Chinese name, Given name]

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Lev Vygotsky's Theory on Cognitive Development

- Lev Vygotsky was a Russian developmentalist who believed that adults in all societies “foster children’s cognitive development in an intentional and somewhat systematic manner” (Ormrod, 2011, pg.39). Vygotsky sociocultural theory focused on what a child could do merely with an adult’s assistance. Nature is the emphasis of this theory highlighting children’s cultural and social environmental experiences that influence cognitive growth. Two main terms that are of uttermost importance in this principle are a child’s zone of proximal development (ZPD) and scaffolding (Ormrod, 2011, pg.39)....   [tags: Children's Education, Scaffolding]

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Me and You in the Poem Choosing My Name by Puamani Burgress

- “Choosing My Name” by Puanani Burgress is a poem that reflects Burgess idea of her identity and how it is related with her different names. Despite having three different names Chirstabella , Yoshie and Puanani, she particularly likes identifying herself as Puanani although it is not her “official name”. Strange as it sounds, I aslo have three different names: Basanta, Kancho, Xxxxxx. My third name Xxxxxx is my cultural name that I cannot disclose thus I have decided to write it Xxxxxx as it is made up of six letters....   [tags: culture, family, land, name]

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Lev Vladimirovich Kuleshov and The Moscow Film School

- ... Around that time, Kuleshov was deeply impressed and highly influenced by the works of American directors Mack Sennett and D.W Griffith who where great pioneers of film in that era, he started to devise his montage theory, later name Kuleshov effect. He become instructor at the First Nation Film School in Moscow, an institution Kuleshov helped establish in 1919, he introduced his theories in editing and montage to his students and future soviet Film great as Segei Eisenstein and Vsevolod Pudokvin who became great pioneers of film....   [tags: early cinema, filmmakers, audience]

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Maxine Hong Kingston's No Name Woman

- Maxine Hong Kingston's No Name Woman A person's identity cannot be given to her, instead a person must achieve a sense of her character through personal experience and self-reflection. In "No Name Woman", Maxine Hong Kingston recalls the events of her aunt's life in the vague world of her Chinese roots. The story of her aunt is told by her mother and Kingston recreates the events into an exploratory story to help herself figure out what part of her identity is Chinese and help her better understand the Chinese culture....   [tags: Kingston's Autobiography No Name Woman]

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An Illustration of Monastic Life in the 14th Century: Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Name of the Rose

- Jean-Jacques Annaud, The Name of the Rose historical fiction murder mystery illustrates monastic life in the 14th century. This medieval film takes place in a remote Benedictine abbey in Northern Italy. Annaud is historically successful in recounting monastic life during the Middle Ages. The enriching backdrop of this film presents the culture of monastic life. The setting is beautifully examined and replicated to show the distinct and complicated architecture of the times. The characterization of the monks is distinct in their appearance common to medieval times....   [tags: Jean-Jacques Annaud, Name of the Rose, mystery, fi]

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The Divine Name

- The divine name certainly falls within the dictionary, lexical and semantic range of Lord/Kurios, and that is why many other versions/translations have seen fit to also include the name in their New Testaments. In the end, our oldest and most comprehensive lexicon of the New Testament’s use of Kurios is the Septuagint itself. It has been suggested that the majority of NT quotations were taken from the Septuagint. Therefore, if we follow this through to the logical conclusion, based on the following facts, we will see that the NT's use of Kurios means YHWH or Jehovah....   [tags: Holy Scriptures]

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John Donne's A Valediction of my Name, In the Window

- John Donne's A Valediction of my Name, In the Window       "My name engraved herein/Doth contribute its firmness to this glass" (1-2). It is a small but exquisitely considered act - a man carefully etches his name into a window, hoping to preserve his identity for future generations. Immediately, sensory details flow into my mind at the thought of such a momentous event. The precise scratch of the tool, the small flakes of glass that chip away, the beams of sunlight backlighting my own name in blinding pinpoints of sharp white light - all ignite a visceral feeling in the depths of my consciousness....   [tags: Valediction of my Name Essays]

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The Work Of Lev Vygotsky

- The Work of Lev Vygotsky Vygotsky was a soviet psychologist from 1896-1934. He mainly contributed in the developmental psychology by proposing on theory that connects to the children development. He proposed a theory on the development or higher cognitive functions especially in the children, which he saw the emergence of some reasoning form the practical activities that children are participating in the social environment, especially through playing (Jones, & Reynolds, 1992). He has had many arguments in aligning to reasoning and cognitive development, the first in the earlier stages being the argument that, reasoning development is mediated by the symbols and signs that a person sees in e...   [tags: Developmental psychology, Psychology]

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Society Versus the Individual in Gather Together in My Name

- Society Versus the Individual in Gather Together in My Name "I reassured myself. I was helping my man. And, after all, there was nothing wrong with sex. I had no need for shame. Society dictated that sex was only licensed by marriage documents. Well, I didn't agree with that. Society is a conglomerate of human beings and that's just what I was. A human being." What we have here from Maya Angelou's novel, Gather Together in My Name, is the basic battle of society against the individual....   [tags: Gather Together in My Name Essays]

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Analysis of Artwork The Beeches by Asher B. Durand

- Picture- The Beeches by Asher B. Durand This work shows impeccably drawn beech and basswood trees. It was painted for a New York collector by the name of Abraham M. Cozzens who was then a member of the executive committee of the American Art-Union. The painting shows a new trend in the work of the Hudson River School. It depicts a scene showing a tranquil mood. Durand was influenced by the work of the English landscape painter John Constable, whose vertical formats and truth to nature he absorbed while visiting England in 1840....   [tags: Art]

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Arthur Asher Miller's Life and Accomplishments

- Arthur Asher Miller (October 17, 1915 – February 10, 2005) was an American playwright and essayist. Born on October 17, 1915, in Harlem, Arthur was the second of three children of Isidore and Augusta Miller. He was often in the public eye, during the late 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s. During this period he also testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee, received Pulitzer Prize for Drama, and was married to Marilyn Monroe. He was a far-famed and an important figure in the American theatre, writing dramas that include plays such as All my sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953) and A view from the bridge (one-act, 1955; revised two-act, 1956), as well as...   [tags: playwright, essayist, arthur miller]

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Sociocultural Theory: Lev Vygotsky

- ... Vygotsky (1978) states: "Every function in the child's cultural development appears twice: first, on the social level, and later, on the individual level; first, between people (interpsychological) and then inside the child (intrapsychological). This applies equally to voluntary attention, to logical memory, and to the formation of concepts. All the higher functions originate as actual relationships between individuals." (p57). Vygotsky, unlike Piaget believed that cognitive development is not limited just to children, which is where it begins but continues at all age ranges and that social interaction is required for full cognitive development....   [tags: notorious Russian psychologists]

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Lev Vygotsky

- The psychology theorists of the past have shaped the classrooms of the present. There are many theorists that have affected the teaching styles of today and a theorist that has had a major impact is Lev Vygotsky. Vygotsky’s work interests me much because his concepts and ideas encompass many of the ways in which teachers teach in today’s classrooms. The ideas he presented have contoured the strategies of teachers. It is interesting to look into the reasons why teachers have adopted some of the strategies they use and many of those reasons are formed from the original ideas of Vygotsky....   [tags: Psychology]

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An Italian Name Of The Name Paola

- A. The name Paola is an Italian name that means small. My last name, Acuna, is one of the oldest Spanish last names in Mexico that arrived after Spain colonized it. It is connected to the Latin word ‘vicuna’ that describes a type of wool. It describes a person that worked with wool or was a shepherd by trade. I was not named after anyone in my family. My name was given to me by my paternal uncle who heard it from a friend and thought it was a lovely name for his first niece. As I was handed over to my mother in front of everyone in her hospital room my uncle casually mentioned the name ‘Paola’ and it stuck....   [tags: Family, High school, Grandparent, Father]

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Lev Vygotsky and Social Development Theory

- Explain Lev Vygotsky(1896-1934) was a Russian psychologist who created the Social Development Theory/ Sociocultural Theory. Vygotsky believed that children's mental, language, and social development is supported and enhanced through social interaction. Vygotsky also believed that beginning at birth, children seek out adults for social interactions and that development occurs through these interactions. The belief that social development sets a precedent for development(appeals to the nurture side of development)....   [tags: social interaction, social-cultural theory]

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The Language of New Media by Lev Manovich

- ... This is represented in the cover illustration of the book. He acknowledges the changes in the computer age by calling them “opening up of all cultural techniques, conventions and forms” (ibid, pg. 278). This has to be kept in mind when reading. Manovich explores new media and the new media language. "All existing media are translated into numerical data accessible for the computer. The results: graphics, moving images, sounds, shapes, spaces, and texts become computable, that is, simply sets of computer data....   [tags: visual culture, media language]

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Albert Bandura And Lev Vygotsky Theory

- There are many different theories in today’s world that can help in an everyday classroom to teach children. The three theories that I will be discussing and how they can apply to today’s classroom are: Albert Bandura, Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky theory. The first Theorist that I will be talking about is Albert Bandura he was the originator of social learning theory. During his famous Bobo doll experiment Bandura demonstrated that children could mimic actions just by watching adults do things. Based on my class notes of Albert Bandura in this theory he states that the most learning occurs through conditioning or a system of reinforcement or punishment....   [tags: Theory of cognitive development, Jean Piaget]

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Analysis Of 13 Reasons Why Written By Jay Asher

- Movies, shows, and books include fiction, fiction is something that was created with imagination. Imagination is a way to visualize images and sensations using one’s senses such as hearing or seeing. Writers, directors, authors and so forth have powered creativity starting from the beginning, which is fiction. One should be able to explore imagination and creativity with our minds, and should be able to share our individuality with the world through a story. Being able to share one’s originality is a process for our minds to grow and expand with such imagination and to acknowledge certain aspects of life and tend to feel inspired....   [tags: High school, English-language films, Novel]

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A Name At Their Expense

- A Name at their Expense Mascots are beloved figure heads for sports teams everywhere almost every sport team has a mascot of some kind; that said, sometimes instead of bring people together it can cause a rift between two cultures. Such as Washington’s D.C.’s football team the “Redskins” often the word redskin was a derogatory word used against the Native Americans and while it may seem as though paying homage to the Native American community the overall stereotyped actions of the fans themselves as well as the sugarcoating of the previously racial slur has done little to bring the two cultures together and instead created a larger disconnect between white and Native American....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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The Power Of A Name

- The Power in a name- The Iliad Books XI-XIII Analysis The themes: the power of a name, guest-friendship, glory, and honor appear in books six through eight of The Iliad. These themes are important to consider in relation to each other. Glory elevates honor, meaning that same actions that help one obtain glory can also yield honor to the person, or the person’s family. A name carries the glory and honor of the bearer in a record that extends beyond the life of the individual. In the next generation, the name reminds the community of the legacy left by previous generations....   [tags: Trojan War, Iliad, Hector, Achilles]

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The Name of the Rose

- The history of Christianity has always involved turbulence. Not only were there divisions among the members of the religion into different sects according to their own beliefs and ideas, but also, there were struggles between Christianity and the pagan, in which the two opposing sides tried to weaken the other and yield greater influence. These divisions and fierce competitions can be observed in Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose, in which several clashes between systems are shown: a conflict between Christianity and paganism and one between the two different orders – the Benedictine and Franciscan....   [tags: Umberto Eco, Christianity]

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Lev 's Non Binary Fluid Model

- Lev’s Non-binary Fluid Model Based on her 2004 book Transgender Emergence: Therapeutic Guidelines for Working with Gender-variant People and Their Families, Arlene Istar Lev developed two models to describe sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation. The first is a binary model. According to Patton et al. (2016), in this binary system “sex, gender identity, gender role (the enactment of gender), and sexual orientation are assumed to align and lead to the next” (p. 176). As Lev (2004) states in her book, the binary model assumes that “if a person is a male, he is a man; if a person is a man, he is masculine; if a person is a masculine male man, he will be attracted to a feminine fe...   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Male, Woman]

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Comparison Of Ollie Two Year Old Classroom

- Essay question # one response: I watched Mrs. Ollie two-year old classroom. These children ranged from two to two-years and five months to give you a little information Mrs. Ollie. Mrs. Ollie has been teaching children for over twenty-years and based on my observations in Mrs. Ollie two year-old classroom. When observing these two-year olds it seemed to me they were expressing that this is the world and we are just guest. Unoccupied (play) Sheila stood in one spot for at least 10 minutes and wouldn’t move or interact with other children....   [tags: Learning, Play, Lev Vygotsky]

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Sociocultural Theory Was First Developed By Lev Semenovich Vygotsky

- “The evidence is unequivocal – children who have difficulty regulating their emotions, paying attention, initiating peer interactions and sustaining engagement in learning tasks are at risk for school difficulties.” (Bulotsky-Shearer, Dominguez & Bell, 2012, p. 421) 1 define behavior based on the theory you have chosen (375 words) Sociocultural Theory was first developed by Lev Semenovich Vygotsky. He was born in Western Russia in 1896. His interests involved phycology, philosophy and literature....   [tags: Psychology, Developmental psychology]

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Anna Karenina by Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy

- One of literature’s most beloved works is Anna Karenina, written by the famous Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy in 1877. Leo Tolstoy was a Russian author who wrote many epic-length novels as well as short stories in the genre of realistic fiction. As a writer, Tolstoy tends to focus on the major and minor details of everyday Russian events, and in the space of a single page can enlighten the reader of a character’s entire past and lifestyle. He is a master of close-ups: short segments in a novel that describe something in great detail....   [tags: literary, story and character analysis]

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What's in a Name

- There are many cultures that place a huge importance in names and the naming of their child. In these cultures a name is more than a nice-sounding label, a name can tell a story and pave way for a destiny. Many believe that while it might be easy to brush off names as less important than personality or parenting, it's not so far-fetched to say that a name is one's destiny. There is a fair amount of research in our society that backs up something called "nominative determinism.” This is the theory that a name may influence career, professional life, and even who you choose to marry (“Nominative Determinism”)....   [tags: Meaning, Identity]

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What's in a Name?

- Approximately, 17,000 Americans each year feel that the name they were given does not match their identity. The name a person is given is who they are, it is a way for the world to acknowledge them. At the start of World War II, the American government took a series of drastic measures aiming at Japanese Americans in the U.S., all Japanese Americans, no matter who they were, adults, women, or children, had been suspected spies. More than 120,000 Japanese Americans were sent to internment camps. This essay aims to study the comparison of the named and nameless characters in When the Emperor was Divine, through the analysis of their loss of identity....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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No Name Women

- Cultures can shape the identities of individuals. Kingston identity was shape by Chinese and Chinese American culture. "No Name Woman," begins with a talk-story, about Kingston’ aunt she never knew. The aunt had brought disgrace upon her family by having an illegitimate child. In paragraph three, “she could not have been pregnant, you see, because her husband had been gone for years” (621). This shows that Kingston’s aunt had an affair with someone and the result was her pregnancy. She ended up killing herself and her baby by jumping into the family well in China....   [tags: Gender Roles, Kingston]

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Mag Lev Trains

- The basic concept of how a magnetic train works is very simple. The train has magnets all along the underbody. Each magnet is faced the exact same way, with the poles all facing the same direction. As you know from playing with magnets, opposites attract and alike kinds always want to push away. The track which the train rides on is lined with these magnets, with alike poles facing the train. This creates an air cushion between the train and the track. Forward motion of these magnetic trains, resides on the magnetic propultion of the track....   [tags: Magnetic Magnet Train ]

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Comparing Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky

- Methods and approaches to teaching have been greatly influenced by the research of Jean Piaget and Lev Vygotsky. Both have contributed to the field of education by offering explanations for children's cognitive learning styles and abilities. While Piaget and Vygotsky may differ on how they view cognitive development in children, both offer educators good suggestions on how to teach certain material in a developmentally appropriate manner. Piaget proposed that cognitive development from infant to young adult occurs in four universal and consecutive stages: sensorimotor, preoperational, concrete operations, and formal operations (Woolfolk, A., 2004)....   [tags: Educational Psychology, cognitive development]

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Scaffolding Literacy : A Discursive Essay

- Scaffolding Literacy: A Discursive Essay Scaffolding Literacy is based on the concept of creating a high support/high challenge curriculum (Axford, Harders, & Wise, 2009; Gibbons & Hammond, 2001). It was developed by Brian Gray and colleagues as a literacy pedagogy that caters to all student levels by providing an appropriate level of difficulty for high achieving students and giving support necessary to others (Gray & Cowey, 2005). As the name suggests, Scaffolding Literacy focuses on facilitating students while they work through a structured framework designed to assist students in their use and understanding of literate texts (Axford et al., 2009)....   [tags: Literacy, Writing, Lev Vygotsky, Knowledge]

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he Thirteen Reasons Why: Consquences of the Actions We Make

- The events in our lives is what shapes us, but it's the choices we make that define us. For Hannah it was not just her choices that matter but those of the people around her. In the Thirteen Reasons Why, Jay Asher portrays a constant message that "Everything...affects everything" and "In the End.. everything matters." He achieves this through his of avoidance, Freud's Death Drive, Repression, and Active Reversal. Avoidance, according to Tyson's pyschoanlytical chapter, is defined as “Staying away from people or situations that make us anxious by stirring some unconscious memory.” In Thirteen Reasons Why, Hannah, the main character, chooses to avoid Clay after 3rd party, because he ser...   [tags: avoidance, consequences, jay asher]

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Analysis Of Lev 's ' The System Of Software And An Account Of The Effect On All Of Us

- William Miller SVA MFA Bob Bowen Spring 2016 Lev Manovich’s Software Takes Command is the genealogy of software and an account of the effect that it’s had on all of us. This includes what he calls the “softwarization” of media which started with taking existing media and replicating its function using software to “create, store, distribute and access cultural artifacts.” Over the last 30 years our old media technologies such as record/cassette/CD players, film cameras, VHS, DVD, floppy disks have all been replaced by media software and despite this radical shift in our concept of media, we know next to nothing about how we got here....   [tags: Computer program, Software engineering]

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Jean Piaget And Lev Vygtosky 's Theories Of An Individual 's Moral Development

- Developmental psychology is a branch of psychology associated with characterizing how humans acquire knowledge, mature, and acclimate themselves throughout the course of their lives (American Psychological Association, 2015). Over the years, countless theories have been proposed to differentiate these deviations and to investigate the causes and mechanisms of human motivation and behavior, such as Erik Erikson’s psychosocial development, Jean Piaget and Lev Vygtosky’s varying takes on cognitive development, and Lawrence Kohlberg and James Marcia’s interpretations of an individual’s moral development (Snowman and McCown, 2012: Kohlberg, 1971; Marcia, 1980)....   [tags: Psychology, Developmental psychology, Behavior]

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A Name for Culture and Assimilation

- There are a myriad of reasons why a name becomes a crucial identity for many people. It is because they believe that a name can give power, authority, allegiances, and other special values. In many African countries such as Ghana and Nigeria or Asian countries such as Myanmar, the naming ceremony for a newborn baby is very special for the baby and the family. Even the entire society may become involved in celebrating it. People believe a name will bring the prestigious culture values to the baby that will allow him or her to fit well in the society....   [tags: Social Science]

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A Name for Culture and Assimilation

- There are myriad reasons why a name becomes a crucial identity for many people. They believe that a name can give power, authority, allegiances, and other special values. In many African countries such as Ghana and Nigeria or Asian countries such as Myanmar, the naming ceremony for a newborn baby is very special for the baby and the family. The entire society may become involved in celebrating it. People believe a name will bring the prestigious culture values to the baby that will allow him or her to fit well in the society....   [tags: Culture]

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Rhetorical Analysis Of No Name Woman

- Analysis of Rhetorical Techniques of No Name Woman In Maxine Hong Kingston story, “No Name Woman,” the author told a story of her aunt who was punished for committing adultery and died in order to express her thought and spirit of revolt of the patriarchal oppression in the old Chinese society. My essay will analyze the rhetoric and the technique of using different narrators to represent the article and expound the significance of using those methods in the article. The story was titled by “No Name Woman” which seem to mean the aunt is nameless....   [tags: Family, Sociology, Maxine Hong Kingston]

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Going to War in the Name of God

- Religious wars, especially in the centuries following the rise of empires, were quite frequent in the Western Europe and northern Middle East regions. The Crusades are known to most as some of the bloodiest and most all-embracing religious wars of all time, yet the reasons behind, misconceptions about, and possible consequences of the Crusades are still being researched by many historians today, and even show quite outstanding parallels to current religions conflicts. The Crusades, “military campaigns sanctioned by the Latin Catholic Church during the high middle ages to restore Christian access to Holy places in and near Jerusalem” (The Crusades 1) were fought mainly between Christians and...   [tags: religious wars, crusades, Arab-Israeli conflict]

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What Was The And Name Of The Assessment?

- 1. What was the Chapter # and name of the Assessment. The chapter number is two, and the name of the assessment is Security or Autonomy. 2. What was the purpose of the Assessment. The assessment purpose is to help me with indicators, which show whether I would be potentially more satisfied in a traditional bureaucratic organization, due to the higher job security, or more satisfied in smaller or entrepreneurial organizations that give greater autonomy. 2. What was your score/result on the Assessment and What does it mean....   [tags: Management, Thought, Want, Security]

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The Film ' Slavery By Another Name ``

- The film “Slavery by another name" is a one and a half hour documentary produced by Catherine Allan and directed by Sam Pollard, and it was first showcased by Sundance Film Festival in 2012. The film is based on Douglas Blackmonbook Slavery by Another Name, and the plot of the film revolves around the history and life of African Americans after Emancipation Proclamation; which was effected by President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, for the purpose of ending slavery of African Americans in the U.S. The film reveals very brutal stories of how slavery of African Americans persisted in through forced labor and cruelty; especially in the American south which continued until the beginning of World War...   [tags: American Civil War, Slavery, Abraham Lincoln]

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The Crusades in the Name of God

- Several centuries after they ended, the Crusades are remembered as wars that were fought and lost in the name of God. The efforts and means utilized and maintained to continue to wage a battle for more than one hundred years is memorable nonetheless. While we say that these wars were fought in the name of God, it is simply not that easy to define. The causes for the Crusades cannot be traced to an isolated event but rather several factors that operated together to create a climate of religious fervor to fight for the name of God....   [tags: Battles, World History, The Crusades]

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Analysis Of ' The Name ' Princess '

- The name Sara actually means “princess” in Hebrew. I am personally anything but a princess. The image of a Princess is strong, and proud, while I am the opposite. Being strong is not one of my traits as a person. I’d like to say that my personal traits are somewhere around Creative, Self-Critical, and Relaxed. Princesses are beautiful, while I am as plain as the Texan landscape. My brown hair and eyes match my slightly tan skin, and makes me more closely related to my father’s Hispanic side than my mother’s blond-haired blue eyes family lineage....   [tags: United States, Full-time, U.S. state]

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Animal Abuse in the name of Science

- Animal Abuse in the name of Science Millions of animals each year are used in product testing, medical and education experimentation. The animals are put through medical procedures and made to perform different acts all in the name of science. Although medical research has developed many treatments and cures to disease, the suffering and long term effects by animals during this experimentation is inhumane, cruel and often leads to the death of the animal. [IdeaConnection] Animals are used in experimentations for chemical, drug, food and cosmetic tests, biology lessons, medical training exercises, and curiosity-driven medical experiments, even schools use frogs and rats in classes....   [tags: Chemical, Drug, Food, Cosmetic]

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Culture : The Name Of The Game

- Culture: The Name of the Game Any group of people in the world, small or large, can share a culture. Merriam-Webster defines culture as “the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group; also: the characteristic features of everyday existence (as diversions or a way of life) shared by people in a place or time.” Just as cultures form originally, they can also adapt and borrow traits from other cultures that may be mixed within them or living in their close proximity or from prolonged contact with a different culture (acculturation)....   [tags: Culture, China, Song Dynasty, Family]

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Do Not Be Fooled By Its Name

- Do not be fooled by its name. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, created by Rachel Bloom and Aline McKenna, is way more than an impulsive, insecure and depressed woman with a promising law career in NYC and a miserable emotional life chasing her first love - 10 years after their breakup - across the country. It is a comedy with the perfect combination of drama, romance, satire and brilliant musical numbers. Sometimes it seems like we’ve had enough of the stereotypical representation of women in pop culture. And although Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is guilty of portraying women as crazy and emotionally unintelligent, it is never boring to watch the mess of Rebecca Bunch....   [tags: Love, Romance, Comedy, American films]

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The Church of God in Name Only

- I must first begin by saying I do believe that God has one, universal church, the church of God. “The Church of God in Name Only,” is an effort to criticize those who profess a high claim, yet fall very short in living to that claim. In my estimation many who profess to be God's holy people are not, because the scripture deems such individuals unholy. Such people are not the Church of God. In order to comprehend the reasoning behind such a subject one must already have a general idea of the Church of God's standard....   [tags: Church, God, Religion]

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Animal Abuse in the name of Science

- Millions of animals each year are used in product testing, medical and education experimentation. The animals are put through medical procedures and made to perform different acts all in the name of science. Although medical research has developed many treatments and cures to disease, the suffering and long term effects by animals during this experimentation is inhumane, cruel and often leads to the death of the animal. [IdeaConnection] Animals are used in experimentations for chemical, drug, food and cosmetic tests, biology lessons, medical training exercises, and curiosity-driven medical experiments, many schools still use frogs and rats in classes....   [tags: Invalid Results, Alternatives]

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How Far Is The Name Of Religion?

- How far in the name of religion. Humankind established from one stem and divided into many roots. Yet, we have come so far that no longer we admire the fact that we are equal. Religious intolerance is a major rising issue worldwide in today’s society. A country featuring its high rate would be India. The land welcomed many different religions from centuries. However, people still cause riots over such consequences as a Muslim having drank water from a Hindu household. Why. Recently, superstar Bollywood actor Aamir Khan stated in an interview that,” my wife fears for her child due to the atmosphere around us and asked me if we should move out of India” (The Indian Express)....   [tags: Religion, Islam, India, Aamir Khan]

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Not "Just Another Name" by Lifehouse

- “Yesterday, she was just a little girl pretending she was queen. She didn't know it would change her world, didn't know what this would mean. Which mask will you wear today. How about the one with the pretty smile. To you it's just another day in a life you haven't lived in quite a while. Everybody knows your name, but they don't know who you are. But to them it's just a game, and I think it's gone too far.” In these lyrics from Lifehouse’s “Just Another Name,” the viewers can easily see the heart of Lifehouse....   [tags: music, genre, radio track]

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The Story Of A Dying Name

- The Story of a Dying Name The legend of The Iliad and The Odyssey are two of the most famous works of fiction ever created. They depict the king of Ithaca, Odysseus - Ulysses in Latin - as he travels the world on adventures. He battles great monsters, defeats enemy empires, and befriends and angers gods, before triumphantly returning home. It is easy to close The Odyssey and feel content that the story is over. However, Ulysses does not stop there. He continues to rule Ithaca for years afterwards....   [tags: Narrative, Narratology, Odyssey, Narrative poetry]

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A Book by Any Other Name

- They say, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” but that is actually one of the first things we’re supposed to notice. If the cover doesn’t have an intriguing title and captivating cover then it is unofficially deemed unworthy of reading right away. People don’t want to read the back of every book they read, so in order to make the selection process quicker they judge the title and cover image first. I feel like John Knowles book, A Separate Peace, has both a decent cover and title; however, I think the cover could have been a little better in certain areas....   [tags: cover, title, boosk, properties]

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Does The Darkness Have A Name?

- Does this darkness have a name. This cruelty, this hatred, how did it find us. Did it steal into our lives or did we seek it out and embrace it. What happened to us. Consumed by the shadows and swallowed whole by the darkness. Does this darkness have a name. Is it your name. I was a young boy that had everyone’s high expectations stuck into my mind. Moreover, I was not the type of kid who enjoyed letting people down regardless of who they are. I’ve done my same routine every day growing up....   [tags: Debut albums, Light, English-language films]

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Terror in the Name of Religion

- Religion causes terror which means it creates fear among people. This statement may be agreeable to many extents if one sees the present chaos of the world. Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Islam all emerged with the purpose to bring peace in the society and to solve economic, social, political and cultural trials and tribulations of the people. Like other religions, Islam aimed to bring peace in the society, but circumstances and misinterpretations made people to consider it as a religion of terrorism....   [tags: defamation of Islam, extremism]

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Meanings for the Name Farah

- Many factors help create a person's personality and these factors are what makes everyone unique. In many ways like fingerprints, names are also as unique. People may have the same name; nonetheless, they will never have the same reasons behind their name. People's names have their own meaning, if not more than one meaning. Names can have different meaning in different languages or different meaning in different sentences. Our names have symbolic meaning to them as well as spiritual meaning. Names also put people in different situation either they are receiving a compliment or they are being made fun off....   [tags: Coptic and Arabic interpretation]

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Name and Chance of Success

- According to all the birth certificates from California dating from 1961 to 2001 DeShawn, DeAndre, Marquis, Tyrone, Imani, Ebony, Shanice, and Aaliyah are the “blackest” names a person could have (Levitt and Dubner 169-170). The whitest names are Jake, Connor, Tanner, Wyatt, Molly, Amy, Katie, and Madeline. This starkly demonstrates that black and white parents name their children differently (Levitt and Dubner 168-169). Additionally more black boys have names that are unique in society than white boys do (Fryer and Levitt 776)....   [tags: Black and White Names, Socioeconomic Status]

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Frailty, Thy Name Is Woman

- Onyekere 1 Chinelo Onyekere Julie Rea Eng 112 Date 08/14/2014 Hamlet 's statement “Frailty, thy name is woman” In Shakespeare 's, Hamlet is not happy with his mother 's remarriage to his uncle. He is referring to his mother when he makes the statement “ Let me not think on 't: Frailty, they name is woman / A little month or ere those shoes were old” (Act I.ii.146-147)....   [tags: Love, Hamlet, Characters in Hamlet, Marriage]

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"Frality Thy Name is Woman"

- The term “woman” is defined in the dictionary as an adult female human being having characteristics such as courtesy, kindness, gentility, and nurturing abilities. They are bearers of children and so forth on. Women are considered the opposite sex of men and in past times as slaves of men. Women have many rights in these days. Women can work, vote, and handle things just as men can. In the past, women were seen as just mothers and just housekeeper. Women were always taught to respect, listen, and serve their husbands or father if they were not married....   [tags: Shakespearean Literature ]

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Maxine Kingston's No Name Woman

- Learn from the Stories Having two considerably different cultures can cause a strife with one’s identity. In “No Name Woman,” Maxine Kingston’s mother tells her a story of her aunt that committed adultery which therefore led to her segregation from her own family and villagers. Kingston’s mother asserts that the story should not be told by anyone and the story’s purpose was to strike fear in her daughter. Then, Kingston explores the different scenarios that could have led to her aunt’s suppressed suicide....   [tags: learn from stories, literary analysis]

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Generic Name : Naloxone Hydrochloride

- GENERIC NAME: naloxone hydrochloride BRAND NAME: Narcan, Evzio Naloxone [Narcan] is a structural analog of morphine that acts as a competitive antagonist at opioid receptors, thereby blocking opioid actions. Naloxone can reverse most effects of the opioid agonists, including respiratory depression, coma, and analgesia (Lehne, 2013). Naloxone may be administered IV, IM, Intranasal, or subQ. Following IV injection, effects begin almost immediately and persist about 1 hour. Following IM or subQ injection, effects begin within 2 to 5 minutes and persist several hours (Lehne, 2013)....   [tags: Opioid, Morphine, Drug overdose, Naloxone]

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Named of Some Other Name

- Readers of David Jones often either celebrate or abhor the fact that Jones was a Christian. What many of them do not realize is that Jones was an artist who happened to be a Christian, and his faith actually made him a more powerful and important artist. Jones is so important because of the way he saw the world, and his effort to make his vision experienced by his audience. One of Jones’s important beliefs was that “Myths and archetypes from all periods of the world’s history may find their true fulfillment in the symbolism of Christianity” (Blamires 68)....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Interview : My Grandmother Name

- The person I selected to interview is somebody that’s very special to me. My grandmother name is Andrea Carroll and she is 63 years old with four children. This woman gave birth to Tonya (my mom), Michael, Michelle, and Tony, and has been a single mother since then. My grandmother attended Theodore Roosevelt Senior High school in NW, Washington, DC and is currently driving buses for a living. She has been working for “THE BUS” for sixteen years, and is currently still employed with them. In terms of socioeconomic status, my grandmother considers herself to be in the working middle class....   [tags: High school, Family, Alcoholism, Question]

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The Domain Name System

- ... Every resource on the Internet (web site, web page or e-mail address) must have a unique Internet Protocol address. Without this unique identifying address, resources on the Internet will not be able to find other specific resources. There will, for example, be no way of making sure that the important e-mail one sends will reach the intended addressee. Domain names are converted into a thirty-two-bit dotted decimal notation, or a number consisting of four octets (sets of eight binary digits), that specifies a network address and a host ID on a network....   [tags: networking, protocols, internet]

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Slavery by Another Name

- Slavery by Another Name For most American’s especially African Americans, the abolition of slavery in 1865 was a significant point in history, but for African Americans, although slavery was abolished it gave root for a new form of slavery that showed to be equally as terrorizing for blacks. In the novel Slavery by Another Name, by Douglas Blackmon he examines the reconstruction era, which provided a form of coerced labor in a convict leasing system, where many African Americans were convicted on triumphed up charges for decades....   [tags: malnutrition, disease, and over working]

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Brand Name Versus Generics

- The Food and Drug Administration’s approval process initiates with preclinical development that demonstrates that the product is reasonably safe for use in humans and that it shows “pharmacological activity” that warrants further clinical research. (FDA, 2010) Rodents, swine, and canines are commonly used to validate safety and effectiveness in laboratory studies due to their similar anatomy to that of humans. (Sivaramakrishan, 2010) The next step in the process is the submission of an Investigational New Drug Application (IND) to the FDA for several reasons....   [tags: Health, FDA]

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A Streetcar Name Desire

- In life you meet various people from all walks of life. In Tennesse Williams play A Streetcar Name Desire, we peep into the characters lives as they have different types of relationships through- out the play. As we notice the characteristics of Man, Women, Society, Alchoholism, Violence, and Sexuality. The contrast amongst today population and things that happened so many years ago can be examined with depth and certainty. To begin with, Blanche Dubois is one of the fascinating characters of the play....   [tags: Character Analysis, Blanche Dubois]

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The Name Of The Rose

- In the title of the novel, The name of the Rose, by Umberto Eco, the 'rose' can signify many ideas. By making this the title of the book, Eco has attracted the attention of a reader because it suggests a number of things. A rose can be all of nature, the most beautiful of it, a girl, etc. Just as the title suggests several answers, so can the implications in the novel. The rose can be the Church, the richest and most powerful organization in the entire world. As each of its most devoted die, a little bit of the doctrine is forgotten until the 'name becomes bare', it can no longer be understood as its whole....   [tags: essays research papers]

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