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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

- ... But, this served Grim a daily reminder of stigma and exclusion. (Marcus). All Grim wanted was to use the bathroom that he felt more comfortable with, but that caused others to become uncomfortable. ****“In the ongoing debate over the state’s HB2 law, one school district has reportedly allowed students to carry pepper spray to ward off transgender students in bathrooms” (Silverstein). Schools have to be on the fence on this issue because they try to be neutral. Some have expressed their views, “The Education Department has said schools “generally must treat transgender students consistent with their gender identity” (Marcus)....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Gender identity, Gender role]

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Executive Leadership And Neutral Competence

- ... The mayor allowed for Reardon to do what she felt to be necessary, while also reframing from commenting to the press about the situation. Reardon had not let any outside or external pressures influence her, thereby allowing her the opportunity to communicate openly and honestly with her employees of the circumstances and conduct a reasonable and fair investigation. Decision Making Model There are many different approaches available to how an administrator can make a decision. Kettl (2015) describes four decision making models, which include the rational, bargaining, participative and public choice approach....   [tags: Decision making, Decision theory, Management]

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A Neutral Fiscal Regime

- ... Furthermore, political risk may also add another fiscal risk, such as increasing taxation along with new presidential election (Nakhle 2008) Thus, to solve this issue, certain extent of risk-sharing are needed. For instance, government needs to share the project risk to maintain investor’s level of risk when executing a project (Nakhle 2008). In addition, designing an adequate and fair level of taxation/fiscal term may also be the stimuli to help the investor minimize the risk and keep focusing on project execution....   [tags: Petroleum, Petroleum industry, Oil well]

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The Importance Of Neutral And Non Alignment Of Knowledge

- ... This brings up the knowledge question ‘Is it so wrong if we have some ideas of the answer we want and allow it to influence the question?’ In the case of the natural sciences, without the research question, the scientist will not know what results are important to him or her as for example, one experiment requires measuring the volume of acid used and the other requires the scientist to measure the gas produced or the change in mass. So the question not being “neutral” is what actually allows scientists to break the barriers and advance in science....   [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

- ... In his article Twitter to Cut More Than 300 Jobs (October, 2015) Goel said, “Twitter announced Tuesday that it was exterminating as many as 336 employees, or 8 percent of its work force, to streamline and refocus as it tries to find ways to attract new users to its social network”. Prior to the cuts some employees had already felt the pressure during Twitters revamping efforts as they were trying to expand their brand growth. Out of those employees the leader of the growth efforts Christian Oestlien, decided to leave to Google’s YouTube and following was other employees who resigned or quit for another company....   [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

- ... Macintosh elaborated upon Johnson’s comment and said “It is obvious that lighter skin is preferred and more desirable than darker skin. People gravitate towards lighter skin. When I was in 8th grade my crush told me that my skin was too dark.” Light skin is often associated with whiteness and because of that those in the black community who are light are automatically assumed to act white based on skin tone. Being light is associated with this “ideal” standard of beauty that is commonly accepted....   [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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A Truly Living Human Being Can Not Remain Neutral

- ... If I were an ornithologist hoping to discover a new subspecies of tropical bird, someone could easily say that the questions I ask in my observations would be biased from the start, due to the fact that my intentions could be for fame or recognition rather than for science itself. Additionally, a person such as Nadine Gordimer might argue that no matter what I was researching, whether it be bird behavior or otherwise, that because I am human, my emotions and personal opinions will always overrule my perception and cause there to be anywhere between a minute and substantial degree of bias that would ultimately hinder the knowledge someone would gain from my research....   [tags: Religion, Science, Bias, Human]

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Toys Be Toys : The Case For Gender Neutral Marketing

- ... Said Brown, “If that’s what you tell them, are you going to be surprised when they grow up and thing there are some jobs only girls can do and some only boys can do. If you’re so different biologically at eight years old that you can’t play with the same toy, why would you expect equality in adulthood?” (1). This article is incredibly important to sociology because it shows us the deeply rooted issues that we are facing. It shows how these subtle images we receive at an early age of what is masculine and what is feminine; actually carry with us throughout the remainder of our life....   [tags: Gender, Man, Female, Association football]

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The Issue Of Gender Neutral Bathrooms And Transgender Bathrooms

- ... In order to get the vote they wanted, which was to eliminate H.E.R.O., conservatives began telling the lie that would change the discussion. They managed to turn public opinion upside down by scaring people about bathrooms. Voters opposed an LGBTQIA*+ non-discrimination law and H.E.R.O. was gone. A city which once protected all of its people was now legally allowed to discriminate against members of the LGBTQIA*+ community without repercussions all because of false information being spread by politicians....   [tags: Transgender, Gender, Sex offender, Restrooms]

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pre 1914 Poetry

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Quantum Neural Network

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Neural Prosthetics

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The Themes of Loss and Loneliness in Hardy's Poetry

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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

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Art As An Expressive Form Of Creativity And Expression

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

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Three Ways Police and Probation Officers can Reduce Gang Violence

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The Work of Archibald Motley

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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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Titian’s Venus with a Mirror

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A Successful Theatre Production

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Summary Of ' Dearest Aunt Clara '

- ... What thoughts would ensue. – none of happiness nor comfort. Looking at this painting I willfully exclaim that the sight of this man would do nothing more than instill the thought of death and illness into her mind. Those same circles in the picture under his eyes probably resonate in her mind as the ones under her child’s eyes the last time she saw him. Though good intentioned and a great work of art, this painting is going to be eliminated from our choice to the darkness it gives off. The white walls of a waiting room cannot stand up to this piece....   [tags: Mind, Thought, Anxiety, MIND]

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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

- ... Storage Locations When equipping your research study, remember to figure in area to keep folders, tasks and files. These products can be extremely area consuming, so you have to guarantee you have actually reserved a big adequate location to accommodate them. When developing research space designs for teens, take into consideration their character, requirements and tastes. It is a good idea to include some open storage racks and offer a noticeboard so that they can show their vital documents, schedules and dates along with their own bits and pieces....   [tags: Idea, Thought, Mind, Concept]

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Suprasegmentals and The Role They Play in Communications

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Schizophrenia: The Underlying Neural Mechanisms

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Gillette 's Advertisement For Gillette

- Essence magazine released this advertisement for Gillette, one of the best-known razor brands on the market. Most people know of Gillette razors, whether they are men or women. But, this ad is directed specifically to men. It depicts a woman staring at a man, who is holding a picture of another man in front of his face. Stretched over the picture are the bolded and capitalized words “Give Him the Gift of Celebrity Style”, which can lead readers to assume that the man is a celebrity. Moreover, this ad suggests that the man that uses Gillette men’s razors has the classic sophistication of an old-time celebrity, and that he attracts women like the one in the picture....   [tags: Color, Primary color, Blue, Woman]

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The Neural System Of The Human Body

- The neural system underlies every action of the human body—every thought made, every word spoken, every breath taken. Therefore, the proper function of the neural system allows for appropriate breathing for speech production. The ability to produce speech enables one to carry out their desire to communicate. So as the neural system governs one’s body, speech governs the world around them, specifically in terms of communication. However, not everyone has the capability to regulate their breathing....   [tags: Brain, Nervous system, Respiratory physiology]

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Neural Plasticity: The Growth of Learning

- Neural Plasticity: The Growth of Learning Over the years, the brain’s ability to rejuvenate or dynamically adapt has been meticulously researched and documented, regarding questions of learning, injury, aging and disease. “Neural plasticity (also referred to as brain plasticity, cortical plasticity or cortical re-mapping)…was first proposed in 1890 by William James in The Principles of Psychology, though the idea was largely neglected for the next fifty years." (Squidoo, 2010, para. 1) Since that time, many questions have been asked and answered, such as: Is it possible for humans improve cognitive skills or abilities through regenerative measures....   [tags: Medical Research]

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Historical Analysis from El Mirasol Hotel To Alice Keck Park

- Mr. Grein had remarked on the London Sunday Times that:” the English are not artists in the dram, nor in the other arts, but they are eminent artists in living and in the ordering of a home”. In the story of Pride and Prejudice, characters’ daily chat are always surrounding house decoration or beautiful houses too, several plots are drew from the conversation about house, for example, when Mrs. Darcy came to Elizabeth’s place to tell her to keep away from her son, she ask Elizabeth to lead her a tour to the house....   [tags: metabolism, landscape, architecture]

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Neural Correlates of Extraversion and Neuroticism

- Many psychologists had studied personality in terms growth, societal differences and social relations of the individual. Only a few searched for understanding personality through cognitive responses and its biological mechanisms. Personality in relation to cognitive neuroscience is not well touched due to its complexity and ethical restrains. Cognitive neuroscience aims to search for the neuronal foundation of personality for decades (Bjornebekk, Fjell, Walhovd, Grydeland, and Torgersen, 2013); and personality neuroscience seeks to explain the reason behind the stability of the different patterns of behavior, motivation, emotion and cognition of an individual (Amodio and Harmon-Jones, 2011)....   [tags: psychology, personality]

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