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An Analysis of Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy

- An Analysis of Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy      "We stood by a pond that winter day," (1) This line indicates a still quietness, with lack of the movement of life. There is a vast difference in appearance and movement around a pond in winter and a pond in the midst of summer. This indicates no leaves, and no visible signs of life. The poet is painting a stark and lifeless scene. "And the sun was white, as though chidden of God,"(2) This is indicative of the modernist approach to light as being too harsh and not a positive factor....   [tags: Neutral Tones Essays]

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Comparing the poems Neutral Tones and Absence

- Comparing the poems Neutral Tones and Absence Both the poems 'Neutral Tones' by Thomas Hardy and 'Absence' by Elizabeth Jennings mention and describe the poets' feelings about losing their partners. Even though the general theme, the loss of love, is the same, many features such as tone, imagery, language and rhyme scheme differ from each other. Hardy emphasises more on his feelings towards his break up. He doesn't actually mention how he feels, but instead, the imagery he uses and the way he describes his ex-girlfriend shows that he feels broken and angry....   [tags: English Literature]

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Compare Aurora Leigh and Neutral Tones

- Compare Aurora Leigh and Neutral Tones      The frenzied growth and progress of the Victorian Era had worked itself into a ferment at the birth of the Modern Age. Whereas the Victorian authors and poets seemed to attempt to hold onto themes of the Romantics, emulation of the Classical Age and the application of epic format, the Modernists used more conversational language, but similarly to Romantics, turned to introspection as an inspirational source. However, most striking, is the change of mood of the literature from that of optimism and expansion of the 19th century, to that of early 20th century's "pessimism, sadness, and gravity" (Agatucci, 2001)....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Gender Neutral Parenting Is A Method For Raising Children

- Over the decades, a significant mark of the evolution of gender is the increasing social phenomenon in how society conceptualizes gender. Gender is a system of social practices for characterizing people as two different categories, femininity and masculinity and arranging social relations of inequality on the basis of that difference (Ridgeway & Correll 2004). Gender-neutral parenting (GNP) refers to raising children outside of the traditional stereotypes of girls and boys. It involves allowing children to explore their innate personalities and abilities rather than confining them into rigid gender roles that society has shaped....   [tags: Sociology, Gender, Transgender, Masculinity]

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Edwige Danticat’s Tones in We Are Ugly, But We Are Here

- Edwige Danticat’s Tones in We Are Ugly, But We Are Here       When I first read “We Are Ugly, But We Are Here,” I was stunned to learn how women in Haiti were treated. Edwige Danticat, who was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in 1969 and immigrated to Brooklyn when she was twelve years old, writes about her experiences in Haiti and about the lives of her ancestors that she links to her own. Her specific purpose is to discuss what all these families went through, especially the women, in order to offer the next generation a voice and a future....   [tags: Danticat We Are Ugly]

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Philosophy of Mind: Dualism and Neutral Monism

- This essay will discuss the topic Philosophy of Mind (POM) which is split into four areas; Dualism, Materialism, Idealism and Neutral Monism. However, due to the depth of these four areas, only Dualism and Neutral Monism will be discussed more in-depth during this essay. Philosophy of Mind studies the relationship between the Mind and the Body. Dualism is an area of POM which argues the view reality is made of Mental things and Material things, with early dualists such as Descartes and Plato supporting this area....   [tags: Dualism, Neutral Monism]

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Neutral versus Affective : The Range of Feelings Expressed

- In neutral cultures, the propensity of the people is to manage their sentiments so that it will not hinder with their judgement. Conceal what they are thinking or feeling. Inhibited conduct is admired. Statements are monotonic. In affective cultures, encourage to the expression of emotions. Reveal thoughts & feelings verbally & in face. Vibrant expressions are admired. Statements are emotional, dramatic. Achievement versus Ascription: ( How one achieves status) Achievement Ascription Respect for superior in hierarchy depends on his/his knowledge &skills....   [tags: neutral cultures, affective cultures, culture]

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Death is Neutral

- Italics are thoughts. Neutral Death is neither good nor evil. Death is Neutral. I watched her, the girl with the green eyes. She was peaceful sleeping soundly as the first rays of light found their way into her room. She stirred, and my breath caught, hopeful she would not wake, but all the same, I wanted to see her eyes. Her beautiful, deep emerald green eyes. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I woke up staggering in my half-awake state to the bathroom, gazing groggily at the mirror....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Tones of Poems

- Tones of Poems It is easy to tell how somebody is feeling just by the tone of there voice during a conversation. If a person is happy or just being funny they usually have a smile on their face, but if they are mad their voice becomes more stern and loud. The author can use different techniques to show emotion in short stories and novels such as exclamation points or italicized words. These techniques make the reader more apt to figure out how the character is feeling. In poems it is harder to figure out the tone....   [tags: Poetry]

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English as a Neutral Language Tool

- English as a neutral tool My earlier paper highlights how English is acting as a killer language for native languages. As globalisation has created a global village, the people of different languages need a lingua franca to communicate with one another. At present, English is a true lingua franca and a global language. Crystal opines “a language achieves a genuinely global status when it develops a special role that is recognised in every country.” (Crystal 3) English is spoken in different parts of the world as first, second or foreign language....   [tags: global village, foreign]

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The United States Must Be Neutral

- Before the Great War progressed too far, Woodrow Wilson explicitly stated, “the United States must be neutral.” America 's neutrality was the clear choice in 1914. The US was in good standings with both the Central and Allied powers and the American people had split loyalties. However, three short years later, President Wilson was tasked with making the decision to join the Allies and enter the fight on April 6, 1917. This came after several key events that the United States could no longer ignore....   [tags: World War I, World War II, Woodrow Wilson]

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The Issue Of Gender Neutral Bathrooms

- Recently, there has been an uproar of debates on the topic of gender neutral bathrooms. Most of the debates have had to deal with the LGBTQ+ community trying to use the bathroom they identify with. However, these debates have mainly focused on transgenders, “transgender is a term used to describe people whose gender identity differs from the sex the doctor marked on their birth certificate” (GLADD). There has been several bills that “have been filed in three states to prevent transgender people from using bathrooms consistent with their gender identity” (Tannehill)....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Gender identity, Gender role]

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Executive Leadership And Neutral Competence

- According to Kettl (2015, p. 137), “Politics and performance become intertwined in charting what agencies do, how they do it, and how they might work better.” There are three organizational values which tend to determine how agencies operate: neutral competence, executive leadership, and representativeness. Both executive leadership and neutral competence are repeatedly displayed throughout the case study. Executive leadership is described by Kettl as (2015, p. 137), “The quest for executive leadership calls for a strong elected executive…and strong and loyal department heads, all political chosen....   [tags: Decision making, Decision theory, Management]

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A Neutral Fiscal Regime

- 2.2.3 Neutrality Neutrality factor occurs when a fiscal term provides the smallest disruption on economic decision (Daniel et al. 2008). In a neutral fiscal regime, investment decision will not be affected regardless of the tax term (Nakhle 2008). In other words, the decision making process is not interfere by the fiscal system. Thus, the pre and post-tax ranking have equal investment outcomes (Tordo 2007). Furthermore, Tordo (2007) also adds that neutrality provide economic efficiency, since it does not impact allocation of resources....   [tags: Petroleum, Petroleum industry, Oil well]

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The Importance Of Neutral And Non Alignment Of Knowledge

- 1. “There is no such thing as a neutral question.” Evaluate the statement with reference to two areas of knowledge. As humans, we ask questions to satisfy our natural curiosity and inclination to gain knowledge. However, the type of questions we ask and the way in which we ask them can greatly affect the results or answers we get. My understanding of the word ‘neutral’ is that it implies impartiality or non-alignment therefore leading me to define a neutral question as one which when asked does not suggest that the questioner has an answer in mind or make it obvious what the expected answer is....   [tags: Scientific method, Science, Nature, Question]

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My Neutral Terms

- Single Stories Reflection- In my mind I always have had many single stories of Africa and Latin America, as do most people. Most people do not like admitting the fact that they have certain thoughts and ideas about many different countries or continents, especially the countries in Africa and Latin America. I have always thought of Africa as a very poor continent that was dirty, and one thing that comes to mind is I think of the starvation issues going on in Africa. I always think of these ramshackle huts for homes, and when thinking about Africa I used to also think about the people that live there, African Americans....   [tags: perspective, ignorance, racism]

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Transgender Rights And Gender Neutral Bathrooms

- Transgender Rights and Gender Neutral Bathrooms Cassidy Howell No one wants to feel like they do not belong or like they are not cared for. Transgender people are just like everyone else and deserve to be treated equally to cisgendered people. According to Sam Killerman, being transgendered means living "as a member of a gender other than that expected based on sex assigned at birth." This definition is extremely important because a transgender person is still a person. Gender is seen as a spectrum, and one can fall anywhere on this spectrum....   [tags: Transgender, Sexual orientation, Gender]

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People Are Born Good, Evil, Or Neutral

- My views on whether people are born good, evil, or neutral have not changed. I still believe that there is continuum that ranges from good to evil with neutral in the center. I think most people fall somewhere in the middle of this continuum though there may be some genetic traits that predispose them one way or the other slightly. For most people what causes us to fall into either the good or evil ranges are specific moments in time and the actions or behaviors we choose. Most people are neither fully good nor fully evil, but in a given situation can be either....   [tags: Cognitive behavioral therapy, Psychotherapy]

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Gendered Spaces : A Neutral Social Environment

- Gendered spaces are not static locations found within a neutral social environment. As they exist within a patriarchal regime, these spaces have been structured to keep minority genders distanced from venues where knowledge is constructed and disseminated, and therefore power is kept (Spain 1994) or to prioritize minority genders through the “productive exclusions” of others (Brown 2010). Because of their constant usage, long- standing histories, and socially approved values, these sites carry the symbiotic capacity to not only be gendered by their users but in turn carry the potential to gender those who utilize them....   [tags: Gender, Transgender, Gender identity, Gender role]

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Social Networking : An Age Neutral Commodity

- There once was a time where Myspace and Facebook were the central source of social networking. Now, there are countless social media sites, including, Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr and Twitter. To have a better understanding of how social media works, the public should be aware of the fundamentals of what social media is and who is behind the screen running these sites/apps. According to Dick Stroud, author of Social networking: An age-neutral commodity -- Social networking becomes a mature web application defines social networking (2008) as, “The overarching thing about social networks is that they are driven by their members....   [tags: Twitter, Social network service, Facebook]

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The Standard Of Beauty Is Centered On Skin Tones And Complexion Within The Black Community

- Light brown, brown, redbone, peanut butter, caramel, mocha, and dark brown. The standard of beauty is centered on skin tones and complexion within the black community. The terms described above are associated with colorism. Colorism is prejudice or discrimination of individuals with darker skin tones. Skin tone has brought the most significant conflict for men and women in history. “We must recognize racism as a powerful, structural force that restricts the attainment of optimal health” (García, Zulfacar & Sharif, pg....   [tags: Human skin color, Race, Racism, Black people]

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Tones of Intensity, Paranoia and Desperation Used in Crane's The Red Badge of Courage

- War is an experience that many would consider brutal, horrific, and even inhumane. It is however, a part of the fabric of humanity. It has happened, is happening, and will continue to happen as long as there are humans on Earth. In Stephen Crane’s novel, The Red Badge of Courage, he depicts the time of the Civil War through the eyes of a young new soldier named Henry. Crane uses masterful imagery and figurative language to stimulate the reader’s imagination, but also to engage their mind as they envision the intensity of war and picture the reality of the circumstances....   [tags: The Red Badge of Courage]

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Gender Neutral Housing Is An Option For College Students

- Gender-neutral housing is an option for college students that allows them to room with each other regardless of their gender and sexual orientation ("Gender-inclusive housing at MIT", 2015). Some schools have recently pushed for gender-neutral housing on their campuses in order allow “transgender, gay, and lesbian students feel more comfortable with their living situations” (Koma, 2014). As those schools promote gender equality, some students and faculty members might believe that the idea of gender-neutral housing to have more “negative implications” than positive implications (Alec, 2013)....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Sexual orientation]

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A Truly Living Human Being Can Not Remain Neutral

- Nadine Gordimer, a prolific South African writer, once stated “a truly living human being cannot remain neutral.” Neutrality, which can be best defined as not supporting either side of an argument, is a difficult concept to wrap one’s mind around in the pursuit of knowledge. Humans are fervent beings by nature, and even when remaining unbiased may be of use, we struggle to push our personal opinions to the side and adopt a tolerant persona. As we continue to advance as a society, it is critical to observe whether or not complete neutrality in fact exists so that we can alter the way in which we filter information that is given to us....   [tags: Religion, Science, Bias, Human]

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Toys Be Toys : The Case For Gender Neutral Marketing

- Toys have been separated by gender since the very beginning of toys. I distinctly recall walking right to the “boys” section for my toys, bypassing anything that was pink or labeled “for girls”. But it’s not just me who recalls doing this, but most children in American would recount a similar experience. A recent CNN article by Emanuella Grinberg titled “Let toys be toys: The case for gender-neutral marketing” exposes the fallacies of the idea that toys will only be successful if they are marked for a particular gender....   [tags: Gender, Man, Female, Association football]

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The Issue Of Gender Neutral Bathrooms And Transgender Bathrooms

- The issue of gender neutral bathrooms and transgender bathrooms is a hot topic right now in North America. Some people are strongly for it and others are going to great lengths to stop it. The majority of public bathrooms in Canada and The United States of America are gender segregated. Public bathrooms are one of the last places to still be separated by gender. Men and women work with each other, sit next to each other in restaurants, use public pools together, and much more. A bathroom with a locked stall, or single occupancy washrooms with a lock, should not be much different....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Sex offender, Restrooms]

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Why Americans Were Neutral At The Beginning Of The Great War

- 1. Explain why Americans were neutral at the beginning of the Great War and why they abandoned that policy. Americans were neutral at the beginning of the Great War because at the time Woodrow Wilson president announced that United State would remain neutral and stay out of the European affairs by issuing the declaration of U.S neutrality and hoped for the American people to support his policy by not taking sides and continue to trade with warring nations. They abandoned that policy because of the incident sinking of the Lusitania ship....   [tags: World War I, Woodrow Wilson, World War II]

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Common Opinions Regarding Gender Neutral Parenting

- This article showed some of the common opinions regarding gender-neutral parenting. Many parents have started to see some of the issues with “traditional” parenting styles that limit the possibilities of their children exploring different gender norms. With a shift on the views of gender and sexuality in our nation, many parents have begun to recognize the need for their children to figure out their gender through experiences and preferences. This idea is allowing children to be more fluid when it comes to gender, being able to experience their world in ways many people have been limited in generations prior....   [tags: Gender, Transgender, Gender identity, Gender role]

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Why The Green Fund Should Not Be Carbon Neutral By 2050

- I think Wesleyan’s goal to become carbon neutral by 2050 is both commendable and achievable. However, it will also require that every student and administrator make a daily conscious effort to recycle and reduce their carbon footprint. Therefore, I would like to see the Green Fund engage the entire student body in taking small steps, such as unplugging objects from the outlets, driving less, recycling and composting more, turning off lights when not in use, and even weighting our food waste. In the first semester the Green Fund could sponsor small challenges, such as which dorm floor could produce the least trash, with a reward for the winning floor....   [tags: Greenhouse gas, Carbon dioxide, Climate change]

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Psychology Is A Neutral Person That Provides Guidance Or Counseling?

- Most people tend to believe that psychology relates to insanity, shrinks and psychics, but these thoughts do not represent psychology justly and are misguiding. Psychology is based on perception that we experience that others cannot see as well as what we can observe; in other words, the mind and behavior. A psychologist is a neutral person that provides guidance or counseling. Psychologist may focus on how people learn, behavior, personality, and the brain; each topic contributed to different fields in psychology....   [tags: Psychology, Mind, Wilhelm Wundt, Perception]

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Gender-Neutral Oscars?

- On March 3, 2010 The New York Times ran an article written by Kim Elsesser entitled “And the Gender-Neutral Oscar Goes To.” Elsesser is a research scholar in Women’s studies and psychology at UCLA with a primary focus on gender issues in the workplace. The op-ed article argues that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences should merge the Academy Awards categories of best actor and best actress. Elsesser argues that the two categories need to become one category in order to eliminate gender segregation in Hollywood....   [tags: Kim Elsesser, Hollywood, Gender]

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Salinger's Many Tones in "For Esme - with Love and Squalor"

- J.D. Salinger displays many tones in his short story "For Esme - with Love and Squalor." In the beginning the tone is quite scornful and sarcastic towards his mother-in-law and his wife. Next, we see a sensitive and youthful tone, when the narrator, Sergeant X, interacts with children. There is also an angry tone that appears closer to the end of the story that refers to his brother. These tones are shown on several different occasions throughout the story; in each instance the tone describes the narrator's attitude toward the character....   [tags: Free Essays]

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The Tones The Sun Rising and To His Coy Mistress

- The Tones The Sun Rising and To His Coy Mistress The sun rising John Donne (1572-1631) I feel that this poem is written from a perspective that gives the sun power, however it also makes the king sound of great power and importance almost to rival the sun. I am incline to believe that the poet would or might have been commissioned by the king to write poems, so that fact that the king is seen as all powerful in the poem would please him. I believe that the poem and its individual verses give a different aura for each of themselves....   [tags: Papers]

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Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston

- Explained Styles & Tones Of Their Eyes Were Watching God “Ships at a distance have every man’s wish on board.” (pg.1, par.1) and so begins the powerful story of Janie Crawford, along with the author’s menagerie of different styles and tones. These tones and styles set the stage for Zora Neale Hurston’s major themes, all of which were strongly introduced and defended throughout the novel. Hurston’s themes vary from sexism, to dialogue, and to religion; which during her time were extremely prudent issues to the U.S....   [tags: Explained Styles and Tones]

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The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro: Contrasting the Upper and Lower Classes

- ... In the interests of the guests we have staying here. I’ve looked into it carefully, Stevens, and I’m letting you know of my conclusion’” (146). He uses this statement to qualify the former; however, he still does not identify the housemaids or make any reference to them. Lord Darlington only worries about the “interests of the guests,” not the interests of the two employees he is firing. He is also extremely indifferent towards the feelings of the people, as he does what is “good for this house,” not what is good for the employees within it....   [tags: cruelty, detachment, racism, tones]

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Gender Neutral Society

- Gender Neutral Society New style manuals imposed on students today in English classes across the globe tell them to avoid generic "he" and rewrite their sentences in other ways. A great lesson and a leap forward in removing the very roots of our self-made patriachical society. The English language is changing whether we like it or not, and generic 'he-him-his' may not even exist in 5 or 10 more years. But what of that one book that has stayed relatively the same for generations....   [tags: Papers]

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Gender-Neutral English Language

- Gender-Neutral English Language The English language has evolved through history in a male-centered, patriarchal society. The male orientation of English carries two complementary implications: being male is normative and natural; and therefore, not being male is abnormal and unnatural. The shifting of our language from masculine to gender-neutral may be awkward at first, and our children may wonder what all the fuss was about. The English language is always changing and the future will hold a gender-neutral language....   [tags: Papers]

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Neutral Diction in Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock

- The Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock, what a time of night. "The houses are haunted by white night-gowns." Everything is the same from one house to the next. Not only does Wallace Stevens hint at the Disillusionment of Ten O'Clock, he also brings forth feelings of loneliness and despair through his select use of neutral diction. Stevens emphasizes neutral diction using parallelism and repetition, the sameness of the syntax, and an ironic change in wording. Nevertheless, the emotion of the poem is only brought about by Stevens' specific use of neutral diction....   [tags: Wallace Stevens]

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The Importance Of A Neutral Question On An Examination Of Knowledge, Natural Sciences And History

- The claim the title presents seems to be an obvious one when examined briefly. However, when examining the title closely the language used must be considered, specifically, the key word, “neutral”. A neutral question is an unbiased question that does not imply a specific answer, limits thinking, or guides into a predestined train of thought. When examined from this view, it can be said that all questions are asked with a purpose and demand an answer limited to a finite number, and therefore lose their neutrality....   [tags: Scientific method, Science, Nature, Question]

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The Extraction Procedure For Separate The Acid, Base And Neutral Components Of The Solution Into Separate Phases

- The extraction procedure was undertaken in order to separate the acid, base and neutral components of the solution into separate phases. This procedure was executed using different solvents with different polarities in order to extract the different solutes. The recrystallization procedure was undertaken in order to purify the solutes further by removing any contaminants. This was done by using hot solvent and then allowing it to cool, which causes the compound to precipitate out. This creates purified crystals that have less other associated compounds....   [tags: Solubility, Solvent, Solution, Acetic acid]

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The British Empire : A Neutral Point Of View Professor Jim Jones

- The term power is defined in the Oxford dictionary as capacity or ability to direct or influence the behavior of others or the course of events. We can certainly say that this is one of the traits the British Empire definitely had. Egypt was controlled by the British Empire in 1882 and gradually progressed onward. This historiography paper will examine two historians’ theories from a neutral point of view Professor Jim Jones from West Chester University and Marxist- Leninist point of view from an Arabian Soviet Union Historian specialist Vladimir Borisovich Lutsky on the topic British Empire gradually controlling Egypt....   [tags: Egypt, British Empire, Suez Canal, Russian Empire]

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Politics And America 's Favorite Family : Mastering The Art Of Neutral Political Satire

- Politics and America’s Favorite Family: Mastering the Art of neutral political satire In 2006, a survey conducted by McCormick Tribune Freedom Museum concluded that one in five Americans could name more than one of the five fundamental freedoms protected by the first amendment, more than half could name at least two members of the Simpson family (McCormick 2006). While the survey was indicative of generally weak civic understanding of the American people that has already been well documented; this particular study demonstrated the place in popular culture held by The Simpsons (1989-) When the show first aired, United States Republicans accused the show of being inept for conventional televi...   [tags: George W. Bush, George H. W. Bush, The Simpsons]

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The Equality of Conditions Does Not Lead to Happiness for Women

- This paper examines few general effects of the gender-neutral society in men and women. The paper aims to show that equality of conditions between men and women does not necessarily lead to the happiness of women. The feminist movement is identified as the most influential movement leading society to the gender-neutral society. The movement is described as the first and second waves and shows how transition the transition between the two ultimately led the gender-neutral society. The increasing number of women in college is identified as an advancement for women, but not enough for women....   [tags: Gender-Neutral Society]

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What problem, essentially, is C. Stephen Evans attempting to resolve? Is his resolution effective? Why or why not?

- C. Stephen Evans is stating there is a problem with the philosophy of religion having a neutral stance. Evans rejects both fideism as well as neutralism, and believes that by trying to have a, “neutral, disinterested posture,” a person could, “cut themselves off from the possibility of even understanding what religion is all about,” (Evans, 1985 p. 115). Evans notes that the view of faith and reason, by some religious believers think it is an impossibility to have “rational reflection” on religion....   [tags: philosophy of religion, neutral stance]

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A Risk Neutral Framework For The Pricing Of Credit Derivatives

- A Risk Neutral Framework For The Pricing Of Credit Derivatives 1. INTRODUCTION Considerable research effort has gone into Credit Derivatives since the early 1990’s. The roots of credit derivatives can be traced back to the notion that the credit risk of a firm can be captured by the credit rating ascribed to it. This premise is also the cornerstone of loan pricing and credit risk management models the world over, including J.P. Morgan’s CreditMetricsTM. Empirical research enables the predictability of the event of default as well as the Loss in the Event of Default (LIED)....   [tags: Business Finance Essays]

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Teaching British Sign Language to Improve the Lives of Children with Mental Disabilities

- There have been countless ways in which doctors and teachers have tried to improve the lives of children with mental disabilities. A number of methods and lessons have been created to hopefully help these children. Though not all have been successful, there were some that stood out from the rest. One, specifically, was the teaching of British Sign Language. Teaching British Sign Language to mentally disabled children helped not only their ability to communicate but also improves their literacy skills and mental processing skills....   [tags: improvement in neutral behavior]

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Static Electricity: Making An Electroscope

- TESTABLE QUESTIONS: How can you tell if an object is charged. How can you tell if an object is positively or negatively charged. How can you tell if an electroscope is positively or negatively charged. HYPOTHESIS: If you bring an object close to the knob of the electroscope and the two leaves of the electroscope move apart, your object is charged. If you bring an object close to the knob of the electroscope and nothing happens to the leaves of the electroscope, your object is not charged or is currently neutral....   [tags: charge, electroscope, neutral]

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World War I: Archduke Franz Ferdinard

- World War I: Archduke Franz Ferdinand Shot and killed in 1914 as a result of disharmony between Serbia and Austria-Hungary, Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s death is considered to have been the spark that initiated World War I. Contrary to Woodrow Wilson’s wishes of staying neutral throughout the war, the United States eventually joined forces with the Triple Entente against the Triple Alliance. Based on the beliefs and actions of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, it was in the national interest of the United States to declare war in 1917 due to Austria-Hungary and Serbia’s relationship, the cause and effect of the archduke’s death, and the formation of alliances....   [tags: alliance, neutral, warfare]

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What is Bioengineering and Its Roles?

- Over the past few years, Biomedical engineering has emerged as one of the fastsest growing jobs in the world. This speedy growth has brought much attention to the field, but most people are unaware of the vast opprotunities offered in Biomedical engineering. The average person believes that Bioenegineering involves making artificial parts for the human body. This statement is true, but there are also many other complex disciplines in the field of Biomedical engineering. Biomedical engineering involves a wide variety of disciplines, including tissue engineering, genetic engineering, and neural engineering....   [tags: tissue, genetic, neutral, field]

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American History: World War I

- Shell Shock: 1914-1919 1914-1919 were the years of World War I. At first, the United States tried to stay neutral- traded with both sides- but stayin neutral proved impossible. World War I was fought mainly in Europe and the Middle East. The Allies (principally France, Russia, Britain, Italy after 1915, and the US after 1917) faced, and defeated, the Central Powers (principally Germany, Austria-Hungary, and Turkey). The whole thing started with the murder of Austria’s crown prince, and then quickly developed....   [tags: neutral, peace, germany]

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Genetically Modified Food [GMF]

- Everything in our live have two sides: one is good and another one is bad. It is hard to find perfect things. The genetically modified (GM) foods like other things have both sides which are good and bad in the same time. Now, GM foods are a big debate if it is good or bad for people’s health. The GM Foods mean food that produced from organic that had specific changes introduced into their DNA using the methods of genetic engineering. Even though GMF are causing damage environment and affecting on original farmers, in general most GMF have some advantages....   [tags: Neutral Disease, Nutrition Issues]

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Political Ideology: Nolan Test

- Millions of citizens around the United States, at some point in their lifetime, obtain a political ideology. Typically, their political values are influenced by their parents. Political scientists have identified that around age eleven, children begin to develop political opinion. According to Wilson’s, American Government: Institutions and Policies, 91% of a high school senior class indentified with the same party as their parents (American Government 158). I can attest to this since I in fact have the same party association as my parents....   [tags: Neutral Stance, Social Policies]

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The United States and World War II

- The United States is one of the largest military powerhouses of the world. Even though the U.S. has gained this reputation the country will put off actually having to use their Army to interact in any type of war around the world. The United States stays neutral in any war its allies are in until it gets dragged in or has to become evolved. That is exactly what happened in the 1940’s during World War II. The United States has stayed neutral in this war for almost three years before The Empire of Japan Waged war against The United States by attacking the naval base of Pearl harbor in December of 1941....   [tags: neutral military, japan, atomic bomb]

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Comparison Of Tones Used By Ph

- Two of the most well known black writers that were for the abolishnist movement in America were Frederik Douglass and Phillis Wheatley. At a time when a literate Negro would have only existed in a nightmare and when even the majority of the white women in the country were illiterate, these two authors of distinguished valor managed to write literature and recite speeches that inspired some of the most impenetrable minds to change their ways of thinking. Wheatley would move her readers with her subtle, yet powerful literature while Douglass would do the same with his powerful use of words....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Gender Typed Play : A Very Apparent Aspect Of Preschool Aged Children 's Play Experiences

- Gender-typed play is a very apparent aspect of preschool aged children’s play experiences (Goble, Martin, Hanish, & Fabes, 2012). Research indicates that female children prefer to play with feminine items, and male children prefer to play with masculine items (Goble et al., 2012). It is also evident that children prefer to play with peers of the same-sex (Fabes, Martin, & Hanish, 2003). This could potentially contribute to why research tends to show the same patterns in gender-typed play. However, not every research study has shown this, so what, then, accounts for the variability that can be seen within these preferences in pre-school aged children, and why is this trend so apparent in this...   [tags: Gender, Grammatical gender, Gender-neutral pronoun]

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Summary Of The Poem ' The Darkling Thrush '

- The poem, “The Darkling Thrush” was written during the turn of the nineteenth century. The poem overall is about the lack of hope that the speaker has. It is set in winter; the season where many people become depressed because of the lack of color and life during the season. Eventually the speaker finds hope in the song of a Thrush, however, it is not until he is more than half way through the poem that this happens. The poet’s use of figurative language aids him in conveying just how miserable he is....   [tags: Poetry, Thomas Hardy, The Darkling Thrush, Stanza]

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Pre 1914 Poetry

- English GCSE Coursework – Pre1914 Poetry How does Hardy portray the themes of loss and loneliness in his poems. I am going to be comparing three of Thomas Hardy’s poems. These poems are: Where The Picnic Was, The Voice and Neutral Tones. Hardy was writing in a time when women could not vote. Women were second-class citizens who mainly stayed in the home. During the time when Hardy was writing, it was very difficult for a woman to divorce a man. The only way the woman would be able to divorce the man was only if she could prove cruelty....   [tags: English Literature]

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Quantum Neural Network

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North American Labour Market Gender Neutral and Color Blind?

- Race emerged in Canada during the colonial period and typically refers to the arrangement of power relations within a society, providing a few with sense of belongingness and superiority, while leaving many at a serious disadvantage (Nagra Lecture 2 2014). The paper will argue that various forms of discrimination still exist in the Canadian labour market in order to sustain structured inequalities between Whites and non-White immigrants. Although immigrants are able to meet high qualification standards set by the Canadian immigration policies they often fail to obtain employment that matches their skill set and level of education (Anisef, Sweet and Frempong 2003)....   [tags: reace, Canada, colonial period, power ]

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Neural Prosthetics

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The Themes of Loss and Loneliness in Hardy's Poetry

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Advertisement : A Traditional Portrayal Of Gender

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A Neural Network Primer

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Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

- In the novel, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Sedaris has used various literary terms which followed the use of a clear tone. This is clearly depicted with the author’s choice of words, as well as, figurative language. This demonstrates the author’s talent for casually laying out the absurdities of his daily experiences. In the novel, Sedaris has used a depressed tone. He explains how he is depressed by the French instructor. He explains that he is not alone to be belittled, but others also experience a similar attitude from the teacher, during the time they spent in class (Sedaris 13)....   [tags: david sedaris, literary tones, american society]

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Neural Networks

- Neural Network Neural Network, highly interconnected network of information-processing elements that mimics the connectivity and functioning of the human brain. Neural networks are a form of multiprocessor computer system, with · Simple processing elements · A high degree of interconnection · Simple scalar messages · Adaptive interaction between elements Where can neural network systems help. · Where we can't formulate an algorithmic solution. · Where we can get lots of examples of the behavior we require....   [tags: Neural Network Computers Technology]

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Art As An Expressive Form Of Creativity And Expression

- Art is an expressive form of creativity and expression. Art involves the basic elements and principles that aid to form paintings, sculptures, and other forms of artwork. This work of art analyzed in this essay is a depiction of a rural landscape and a country lifestyle as shown in the painting. The image details a long, yellow, grassy plains and in the distance are three houses. Painted on a canvas horizontally, the scene details a countryside that emits a desolate, yet hopeful mood. The artwork is a two-dimensional, which has its limitations, having fewer points of perspective and planes which could better express the ideas of the artist....   [tags: Blue, Color, Rural, Sky]

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Character Exposition Through Mise-en-Scène in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

- Mise-e-scène is one of the most recognizable conventions in filmmaking. It translates literally from the French to “staging” or “to put in the scene” in English. When applied to film studies, mise-en-scène refers to all the visual elements within a particular shot or sequence. Mise-en-scène consists of 5 distinct categories which assist in the development of a film’s visual narrative: Setting and Design, Costume and Make-up, Lighting, Acting and Movement, and Framing. These elements together and separately help to inform the viewer by giving them visual cues as to the nuances of meaning within a film’s structural form....   [tags: Michael Gondry, ascetic lifestyle]

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A Study On A Mixture Of Endearingly Vibrant Colors

- A mixture of endearingly vibrant colours, makes this modern, multi functional living room come to life in an instant. The colours of choice used impose a delightful air of trendy sophistication. Cotton white walls and dark wood floors acts as a blank canvas allowing colour to be introduced by its furnishings and accessories. Stripped back and neutral tones dominate the walls and floor surfaces. Apart from the Ultra Marin lightweight curtains which covers the full length of the window, from ceiling to floor and a striking feature wall....   [tags: Color, Light, Lighting, Color wheel]

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Three Ways Police and Probation Officers can Reduce Gang Violence

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The Work of Archibald Motley

- While visiting the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, the works of Archibald Motley caught my attention. Two paintings by the same artist are the focus of this compare and contrast paper. Both are oil paintings during the same time period. Portrait of my Grandmother was painted in 1922 and Hot Rhythm was painted in 1934 only 12 years later. Although the paintings are by the same artist and have similarities, there are also differences which make the artist’s work interesting. Portrait of My Grandmother and Hot Rhythm are two paintings by Motley that capture different emotions (aspects would be a better word) of African Americans....   [tags: portrait my grand mother, color]

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Analysis of the Painting, The Persistence of Memory, by Salvador Dali

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Working At A Doctor 's Office

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A Picture of Sleeping Beauty

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Titian’s Venus with a Mirror

- There are many different artists from the renaissance period that we consider the forefathers of modern paint or modern art in general. Among the greats like Leonardo or Picasso, there is a man by the name of Tiziano Vecellio also known as Titian. I hadn’t heard of Titian before the trip to the National Galleries in DC, but I felt an immediate connection to his work. Because of this I have chosen to write about his painting Venus with a mirror . Venus with a mirror was painted in 1555. It is a fairly large oil painting (49 x 41 9/16 in.), although digital images do not do it justice....   [tags: Sensuality, Art, Renaissance]

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A Successful Theatre Production

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Summary Of ' Dearest Aunt Clara '

- Dearest Aunt Clara, Art is a wondrous thing, so it is really no wonder at all that one would be a bit perplexed when trying to find the right piece to donate- especially when donating to The Family Lounge at Children’s Memorial Hospital. Given that the painting will be showcased in such an intimate area, I believe that a certain set of criteria and expectations should be set when making this decision. I have come up with the following rules for decorating that I believe will help weave out the perfect piece for the hospital....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Anxiety, MIND]

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Stylistic Comparison

- When an artist creates a painting it is not only to make a picture. Its purpose is to create a feeling or mood. Usually drawing more than an ordinary moment in life, usually stirring some kind of emotion that the artist is passionate about he hopes the viewer will feel. This is the purpose and beauty of art. Throughout history, the arts have been a form of rationalization in the mind of an artist. The progression of knowledge over a period of time can be mapped by many artists' masterpieces. This shift in time can be seen in the romantic style of Eugene Delacroix's, Paganini, and the neo-classical style of Jean-Louis David's, The Emperor Napoleon in His Study....   [tags: Visual Arts]

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Understanding The Neural Mechanisms Of Natural And Adaptive Behaviors

- The human body can be thought of as an intricate machine and the brain as the control panel. This complex organ that has kept scientists and philosophers involved over the centuries ultimately controls how we function. The brain, to me, is the most interesting thing in the universe. However, much is still undiscovered and therefore it intrigues us to learn more about this vital organ. My fascination with the brain arose while taking introductory biology and psychology courses. My deepened interest towards the neural basis of memory and learning and its impacts on neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s eventually lead me to attain an undergraduate research opportunity in the Mizumori...   [tags: Brain, Psychology, Laboratory]

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Research Space Design Concepts For Teens And Children

- Research Space Design Concepts For Teens and children What enters your mind when you think about a research study. Possibly a practical space created for finishing documents, dealing with the computer system or studying, or a space where the youngsters can perform their research jobs and surface tasks. Due to the fact that this space is crucial to the mental, monetary and physical health of the home, the research study ought to constantly be an appealing and enticing location to work. Making the research study a calm and comfy location makes it a lot easier for the household to take pleasure in the jobs that have to be performed in this area....   [tags: Idea, Thought, Mind, Concept]

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