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History Of Ebay, By Pierre Omidyar

- History EBay was founded by Pierre Omidyar in 1995. The purpose of Auction Web, now name eBay, was to sale online goods for individual buyers and sellers. Mr. Omidyar also wanted for people to be able to interact about the products just like you would in a regular store. After spending the weekend writing codes on his personal computer, Mr. Omidyar launches the website, the site was “dedicated to bringing together buyers and sellers in an honest and open marketplace”(EBay Inc, 2013) . By July 1996, Mr....   [tags: EBay, John Donahoe, Meg Whitman, Pierre Omidyar]

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The Importance Of The Cultural Institution Of Canadian Federalism And The Political Leadership Of Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau

- ... Finally, the research provide by Graham (2011) defines the importance of language as the uniting factor in the preservation of Canadian federalism. Trudeau was able to preserve Canadian federalism by making the French language as a provision of equality for all Canadians. Behiels (1985) also provide direct commentary from Quiet Revolution leaders, such as Georges-Emile Lapalme, that provide insight into the leadership motives of Trudeau to find greater cultural equality in the French and English languages....   [tags: Canada, Quebec, French language, Pierre Trudeau]

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Biography of Marie and Pierre Curie

- ... Pierre pursued his own studies when he wasn’t teaching. Within the first couple of years of teaching he published two papers on crystallography. He didn’t have his own laboratory in which to work, and at the institution space and equipment was scarce. During his off hours, Pierre would sometimes use students’ laboratories or set up his equipment in the hallway (Bailey). Later, Pierre demonstrated that the magnetism of a substance changes at a certain temperature. This is now known as the Curie point....   [tags: life, physics, science, radioactivity]

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An Analysis of Polyeucte by Pierre Corneille

- An analysis of Polyeucte by Pierre Corneille reveals that the presence of God’s grace is evidently alive and can be seen in the character’s actions and choices throughout the play. At the beginning of the play, the main character Polyeucte is immediately thrown into a dilemma, to be baptized or not to be baptized. On one hand he fears his wife, who is a non-Christian will become angry with him for going through with the baptism. On the other hand, his friend Nearchus urges him to become a Christian as soon as possible....   [tags: the role of God's grace]

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The Capital Theory by Pierre Bourdieu

- The extended concept of capital, which was largely developed by the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu dates back to an entanglement of the perspectives of Marx and Weber. In particular, he draws on the concept of capital by Marx, whilst picking up the theory of Weber where capital is a product of the accumulation of collective labour. But Bourdieu further generalizes the theory in order to develop a concept of capital in all its forms. Thereby, he dissociates his perspective sharply from a merely economist perspective and criticizes such concepts as only related to the exchange of goods, in a market driven and profit oriented processes....   [tags: social capital, economic capital, capital theory]

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Greatest Canadian: Pierre Trudeau

- Pierre Trudeau is the greatest Canadian of the twentieth century due to the fact that he declared Canada’s independence from Great Britain, he abolished the death penalty, and he created the Official Languages Act, making our nation entirely bilingual. His upbringing was a quiet one, “born into a family, a home and a neighbourhood of modest means” . Joseph Charles-Émile Trudeau, the family patriarch, was not a rich man because his parents were Quebec farmers. However, his maternal grandfather was a businessman....   [tags: canadian history, independence]

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Pierre Trudeau and Quebec

- “Just watch me.”Joseph Philippe Pierre Yves Elliott Trudeau said in 1970. He meant it as he fought to keep Quebec a part of Canada. Not only did he do that, he managed to be prime minister for 16 years, as well as being Canada’s youngest leader at the time. He brought greater civil rights to Canadians, Quebec citizens mainly. His charismatic personality matched his innovative ideas, that enhanced Canada for the better. For his entire political career, not only did Canada watch him, the whole world watched him change the country for the better....   [tags: biography, canada]

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Pierre Bourdieu

- As a French sociologist, anthropologist, and philosopher, Pierre Bourdieu focuses on the role of practice and embodiment in social dynamics of power relations in life, which opposes Western traditions. He conceptualizes the notions of habitus and field, which disclose the construction in human society, which, according to him, should not be understood as applying a set of rules. Echoing Michel Foucault and Michel de Certeau, Bourdieu intents to analyze the interrelationship between social structure and social practice....   [tags: Sociology, Habitus Stems]

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Pierre-Simon Laplace's Life and Accomplishments

- Pierre-Simon Laplace was born on March 23, 1749 in France (Pierre-Simon Laplace, 2000). He was a mathematician and astronomer who made great findings that contributed to mathematical astronomy and probability (Pierre-Simon Laplace, 2000). Not much is known about Laplace’s childhood because he rarely ever talked about his early days (Marquis de laplace, 2013). However, it is known that his family was middle-class and rich neighbors paid for him to attend school when they realized how talented the boy was (Pierre-Simon Laplace, 2000)....   [tags: mathematical astronomy, bayes theorem]

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir's Work

- Pierre - Auguste Renoir painted several paintings, very few being self portraits. There are three main portraits Pierre created of himself. While there are some differences between Renoir's self portraits, there are far more similarities. Like his color palette, his clothes, the style, and his passion. Renoir had an obsession over his brown trench coat and his white hat. He wore it in most of his self portraits. The coat hid his disability and the hat helped to shade his face from the world. In two of his self portraits, Renoir chose to show himself as a rugged, natural, and middle class, wrinkled man who wears a white hat and a old brown coat....   [tags: Biography, Painting Style, Impressionism]

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir 's The Umbrellas

- Pierre - Augustine Renoir, on of the greatest of the French painters and founder of the French impressionism in the 19th century. An innovative artist, whose paintings can be found all around the world in famous museums and expositions, including London National Gallery. Born in a cold winter day of 1841, in Lomoges, France, Pierre Augustine Renoir lived a long and happy life of more than eight decades. Being one of the six children in the poor family of a tailor and seamstress, Renoir from childhood understood what he is up to in his future life....   [tags: founder of the French Impressionists]

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Personal Statement : Jules, Pierre Louis

- How often in life do you meet someone who you take for granted at first and then when that person is gone you see the impact that he/she left on your life. My Father, Jules Ducarmel Pierre-Louis, was born on December 10, 1936 and died October 11, 2011. My Dad was not a loving, caring, cuddly man who put me to bed and rubbed my mother 's back when she was upset. He was a verbally abusive father to my mother and I but a hero to others. In second grade, I began seeing a counselor at school since there was an obvious grave dislike for going home in juxtaposition to the giddy children on Friday afternoons....   [tags: God, Good and evil, Father, Love]

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Canadian Leader: Pierre Elliot Trudeau

- ... These issues included higher poverty and infant mortality rates, lower life expectancy and poorer education levels. Also at this time, the civil rights movement happening in the United States brought an increased level of public awareness to issues of social justice, and made many Canadians questioning the inequality and discrimination in Canada and how it pertained to First Nations people. In addition to the 1969 White Paper proposals, other landmark occurrences with Trudeau’s relationship to Canadian Aboriginals included the 1973 Calder case....   [tags: history, superhero, freedom]

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Pierre Paul Broca: Physician, Anatomist and Anthropologist

- There is no doubt that many of the scientific discoveries and advances in medicine that we are exposed to today would not be possible without the work of brilliant scientists from the past. The 19th century is just one time period that brought about such brilliance, and one of the most famous scientists goes by the name of Pierre-Paul Broca, or as he is more commonly referred to, Paul Broca. Paul Broca was a French anatomist, surgeon, physician and anthropologist, who even at a young age was known as a prodigy and someone well ahead of his time....   [tags: Scientific discoveries and advances in medicine]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Au Moroc ' By Pierre Loti

- Western literature gives us a representation of the attitude of Westerners toward Morocco throughout recent history. Five works of literature written in different time periods from the years 1890 to 2007 are examined to determine the evolution of how the West views Morocco including its traditions and cultures. In Pierre Loti’s book, Au Moroc (In Morocco) which was published in 1890, Loti gives us a very romantic view of Morocco. Loti describes his visit to Morocco in near poetry as he travels with the French minister on a visit to the Sultan....   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States, Morocco]

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Pierre de Coubertin and The Modern Olympic Movement

- INTRODUCTION At the same time that sport is a product of social reality, it is also unique. No other institution, except perhaps religion, commands the mystique, the nostalgia, the romantic ideational cultural fixation that sport does. No other activity so paradoxically combines the serious with the frivolous, playfulness with intensity, and the ideological with the structural. (Frey & Eitzen 504) OLYMPIC ORIGINS AND IDEALS Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympic movement, was born in 1863, into a family of French nobility....   [tags: love, childiness, olympic games]

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Pierre Bourdieu and Cultural Capital and Cultural Relativism

- ... Although geographically situated on opposing sides of the equator, both of these cultures have experienced the devastating consequences of social and financial disparity and the tragic cycle of turmoil that surely comes with the lifestyle. Intimate Apartheid sheds light on what exactly this “cycle” means in an African American context: Family and childhood experiences are another crucial generative dimension of habitus. Childhood formations continue to haunt or reward individuals even as their lives unfold and change dramatically....   [tags: inequality, poverty, anthropology]

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir: Near the Lake Painting

- This 1879/80 scenic multicolored and glossy oil on canvas painting (47.5 x 56.4 cm) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), a French artist of the Impressionism of Modern Art era. The painting is of two people (an older man and a young preadolescent girl), whom are about three feet apart from each other and are gathered on a rustic looking brown rail overlooking a wakeless sky-blue lake with one small dark-blue boat floating along the shore. There is a one occupant standing on the boat with a single pole in his hand (sometimes used to push small boats along rivers and lakes in Italy) and an outboard motor is attached to the other end of the craft....   [tags: glossy oil, canvas painting, impressionism]

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

- "Why shouldn't art be pretty. There are enough unpleasant things in the world."~ Pierre-Auguste Renoir. In the village of Cagnes-sur-mer, France in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur, Pierre-Auguste Renoir died on the 3rd of December, 1919 at the age of 78. During his lifetime he had many supporters and followers, and it was clear that being an artist was not just an occupation to him, but a way of life. REWIND. An exceptionally talented baby was born on February 25, 1841 in Limoges, France. This beautifully artistic baby was named Pierre-Auguste Renoir....   [tags: art style, biography]

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Pierre And Marie Curie

- Pierre and Marie Curie and the Discovery of Polonium and Radium Marie and Pierre Curie's pioneer research was again brought to mind when on 20 April last year, their bodies were taken from their place of burial at Sceaux, just outside Paris, and in a solemn ceremony were laid to rest under the mighty dome of the Panthéon. Marie Curie thus became the first woman to be accorded this mark of honor on her own merit. One woman, Sophie Berthelot, admittedly already rested there but in the capacity of wife of the chemist Marcelin Berthelot (1827-1907)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Pierre Trudeau

- 	Pierre Trudeau will certainly not be forgotten, even after his death. In my opinion he accomplished a lot for Canada but I disliked his crazy ways of politics, to me the way he does things don’t make much sense. Unlike other politicians Pierre Trudeau, had four central themes: the freedom of the individual; the political equality of all individuals; the superiority of rationality; and democracy as the best form of government. What is interesting about these principles is that at various points in his writing Trudeau's value for each one of them compromises and even contradicts his value for one or more of the others....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Pierre Trudeau

- Pierre Trudeau Pierre Trudeau, former Prime Minister of Canada, was once described as "A French Canadian proud of his identity and culture, yet a biting critic of French-Canadian society, determined to destroy its mythology and illusions". He has also been identified as "A staunch, upholder of provincial autonomy holding the justice portfolio in the federal government". Such cumulative appraisal and observation made by past fellow bureaucrat provides high testimonial for the ex-Democratic Socialist....   [tags: Biographies]

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Pierre Elliot Trudeau

- Pierre Elliot Trudeau Published in 1968, Federalism and the French Canadians is an ideological anthology featuring a series of essays written by Pierre Elliot Trudeau during his time spent with the Federal Liberal party of Canada. The emphasis of the book deals with the problems and conflicts facing the country during the Duplessis regime in Quebec. While Trudeau stresses his adamant convictions on Anglophone/Francophone relations and struggles for equality in a confederated land, he also elaborates on his own ideological views pertaining to Federalism and Nationalism....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Pierre Elliott Trudeau

- Unlike the United States, with its generalissimo politics-Washington, Jackson, Grant, Eisehower- the martial arts have been conspicuously absent from Canadian politics. But there in one exception: in 1968 Pierre Elliot Trudeau became the first Canadian leader to bring the gunslinger-Lone Ranger ethos to Canadian politics. Trudeau introduced to Canada the refined art of single combat; it was the politics of "Doing It My Way"-the politics of going my way or being left behind. Single-combat confrontation implied much mor than the loner or renegade in power, and far far less than the shaman black tricks of Mackenzie King....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Pierre Auguste Renoir

- Pierre Auguste Renoir was a late nineteen- century French impressionist painter whose works were often ridiculed throughout his life, because of his sensuous celebration of women and nature. He was considered to be one of the most famous artists of his generation, due to his representation sensuality and pleasure in his paintings. When his paintings were first exhibited, they were considered to be shocking and culturally taboo, however after time society became more accepting of Renoir’s style and his work overall....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Bridge On The River Kwai by Pierre Boulle

- Bridge On The River Kwai by Pierre Boulle The title of my book was Bridge on the river Kwai. The Bridge on the River Kwai is an epic tale of the struggle of British POWs in a Japane se prison camp during WW II. Lt. Colonel marches his men into Prisoner of War Camp 16, commanded by Colonel Saito As the troops enter the camp, they are observed by long time captive Shears, an American sailor, who has bribed a guard to be put on the sick list. Saito announces that their job will be to build a bridge over the River Kwai so that the railroad connection can be completed....   [tags: Bridge River Kwai Essays]

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Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Film Amelie

- Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Film Amelie Imagination is an intrinsic part of the human experience. It has the power to mold reality by defining the limits of possibility and affecting perception. Both Alan White and Irving Singer examine aspects of this power in their respective works The Language of Imagination and Feeling and Imagination. White delineates how imagination is a necessary precursor to possibility (White 179) while Singer primarily illustrates imagination's effect on human relationships, such as love (Singer 29-48)....   [tags: Imagination Film Movie Amelie Essays]

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A Sunday Afternoon on the Island La Grande Jatte created by Georges Pierre-Seurat

- A Sunday Afternoon on the Island La Grande Jatte by Georges Pierre- Seurat A Sunday Afternoon on the Island La Grande Jatte created by Georges Pierre-Seurat is a frozen in action painting of a normal day of the wealthy Parisian life along the river Seine in Paris, France. Seurat designed this art piece in 1886 to show the wealthy Parisian life styles in a public park. Georges and his artwork were not well known until after he passed away. Seurat was very different from all the other famous artists in the 1880’s....   [tags: parisian life, artwork, painting]

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Pierre Bourdieu's Theory of Taste, Class and Classification in Modern Day Subculture

- Exploring and applying Pierre Bourdieu’s theory of taste, class and classification to modern day subcultures, and examining such results. The French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu was one of the earliest theorists to examine the question of symbolic consumption, outlining in particular the ways in which consumption, s an everyday practice, is implicated in ideology and capitalist hierarchies. (Lewis, J, 2008. P220) Pierre Bourdieu, born and raised in France was a sociologist, anthropologist and philosopher....   [tags: sociology, hipsters]

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Impressionism: Edgar Degas, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Claude Monet

- Within the medium of painting, many millennia of two-dimensional representations have recorded the thoughts and history of those who are creative and those who desired history to be recorded in the image they decided fit. The boundaries that separate painting into defined movements can be vague because they represent the works of a culture such as Greece or as well-defined and distinct as some movements were dictated by churches, governments, and other bodies of influence. Impressionism is a movement composed of works from a culture where the enlightenment of the masses caused “a group of artists who shared a set of related approaches and techniques” ("Impressionism,") to emerge and coalesc...   [tags: painting, culture, perspective, asymmetry]

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The Theme of Despicable Me directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud

- ... Gru is portrayed as a villain through his actions in numerous scenes such as when he is walking down the path and the little boy’s ice-cream has fallen out. Gru blows up a balloon and pops it in the boy’s face leaving him shocked and scared. Besides from the actual events of the film, the directors have used techniques to make Gru seem very unlikable. The directors have altered Gru’s appearance, making him very unattractive, and even the house he lives in is undesirable. Once Gru adopts the three little girls, he becomes very protective of them....   [tags: girls, good, evil]

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Le View Through The Trees From The Park Of Pierre Crozat

- Of the two paintings, Antoine Watteau’s piece, Le Perspective (View through the Trees from the Park of Pierre Crozat), would best suit the art collector. Watteau’s painting best characterizes a splendid outing with friends than does Caspar David Friedrich’s, Chalk Cliffs of Rugen. Friedrich’s painting fails to pleasantly showcase a carefree trip with friends but rather depicts a serious, almost dangerous expedition. Watteau’s painting however, demonstrates a group of individuals happily communing with one another in a more subtle setting, resulting in a more appealing scene for the collector....   [tags: Green, Color, Cliff, Chalk]

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Pierre Bourdieu 's Cultural Gap Between Population Of People

- ... Having knowledge of these details make the whole process more interesting and interactive. From my prospective there are couple things that can make the piece difficult for the listening. For some people it can be language, that they don’t understand; it may be cultural priorities, historical aspects by some reason or anything else. I think that this piece would be more accessible for everyone if they could understand the concept of the music in general. But for this particular person will need some level of musical knowledge....   [tags: Music, Musical notation, Musical improvisation]

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Problems Pierre LEnfant Encountered in Building Washington D.C.

- Problems Pierre LEnfant Encountered in Building Washington D.C. Washington D.C., the capital of the United States of America, stands today as a monument to our country's unity and independence. "Its scheme of broad radiating avenues connecting significant focal points, its open spaces, and its grid pattern of streets" is credited to the genius of the French architect and engineer Pierre Charles L'Enfant. However, the process of designing and building Washington was far from easy a task for L'Enfant and he was not given due credit for his design until years after his death....   [tags: Papers]

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Georges-Pierre Seurat

- During his short life, Georges-Pierre Seurat was an innovator in an age of innovators in the field of art. This french painter was a leader in a movement called neo-impressionist in the late 19th century. Unlike the broad brushstrokes of the impressionist, Seurat developed a technique called pointillism or divisionism. In this method, he used small dots or strokes of contrasting color to create the subtle changes contained within the painting. Seurat was an art scientist in that he spent much of his life, searching for how different colors and linear effects would change the look or texture of a canvas....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

- Pierre-Auguste Renoir Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born in 1841 to Marguerite Merlet and Léonard Renoir. In 1844 his family moved to Paris and by 1854, at the young age of thirteen, began painting flowers on porcelain cups and saucers. Through his parents, he began as a painter for the porcelain industry; his parents felt this was the perfect start for the beginnings of an artist. He came from the town of Limoges, where porcelain became almost a symbol of status and wealth. By 1860 he had left the porcelain factory in favor of becoming a full time painter; he was granted permission to copy paintings in the Lourve where he began to admire the eighteenth century masters....   [tags: Renoir Painter Biography Bio Essays]

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Pierre-Auguste Renoir

- Pierre-Auguste Renoir Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born in 1841 to a tailor and dressmaker. He attended a Christian Brother's School where he was taught the rudiments of drawing. At the age of 13 he was apprenticed to a firm of porcelain painters, Levy Freres et Compagnie, whose workshops were near the Louvre. At the same time, he took drawing lessons from the sculptor Callouette. After serving his apprenticeship as a porcelain painter, he worked for a M. Gilbert, a manufacturer of blinds. In 1860 he became a student of Charles Gleyre and enrolled at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts....   [tags: Artist Art Biographies Biography Essays]

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Distinction of Taste Through Hegemony Theory: An Updated Version of Tastes Effect on Social Class Through Television

- Pierre Bourdieu's Distinction: A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste, takes a sociological stance on cultural taste and its effect on social class. Bourdieu argues, that taste is closely related to social class and indeed acts as a marker of class. He continues to make claims of how people learn of culture and how certain culture belongs to certain social classes who have the cultural competence to understand it. By investigating the educational system, Bourdieu was able to draw conclusions of how taste should be understood and its influence on cultural consumption....   [tags: Pierre Bourdieu's Distinction]

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Creative Development Of Creative Workers

- ... As widely quoted, Pierre Bourdieu (1990) framed the inter-relationship between individuals and social structures with the concept of ‘habitus’. For Bourdieu, individuals inevitably reproduce the social and cultural norms of the privileged class through inclinations that create habitus (Mowbray, 2014). It is true that Bourdieu admitted the possibility of autonomy in individual choice, but he was pessimistic about the likelihood that autonomous individuals could overturn the dominant social order....   [tags: Sociology, Pierre Bourdieu, Structure]

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The Role of Education in Society as Discussed by Emile Durkheim, Pierre Bourdieu, and John W. Meyer

- Theorists have long discussed the value of education in society as evidenced by the writings of Emile Durkheim, Pierre Bourdieu, and more recently John W. Meyer. Emile Durkheim believed in the theory of structural functionalism and its ability to provide social order. Durkheim felt institutions were a social fact that made the machine of society work in an orderly fashion. Education, being an institution has a standard set of rules accepted by individuals. Schools provide social groups, making the individual part of a larger cohesive collective society that provides the individual with a social network....   [tags: Education, learning]

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Unequal Child Rearing By Annette Lareau Tributes The French Social Scientist Pierre Bourdieu

- ... Lareau study goes very into detail in this kids live, she followed closely every quotidian thing they did. Depending on the social background of the families, the children had different types of schedules, they also had developed language and the way they interact with social institutions differently. In the study, there is a clear distinction between a tendency of entitlement among the middle-class households, and a tendency to restrain among the children from poor families. The consequence behind this is a clear vision of how cultural understanding taught to children varies by class in a way that enforces class inequality from early ages....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Middle class]

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A Commentary on the Travel Writing of Pierre Jean Grosley and Ramond de Carbonnières

- A Commentary on the Travel Writing of Pierre Jean Grosley and Ramond de Carbonnières Each summer, for the past five years, I have traveled to Savary Island, B.C. to "repose my wearied spirit" on the mountains, the ocean, and especially on the absence of civilization and the regular amenities thereof. The island is divided: the western half submits to residents who wish for large homes and tennis courts while the eastern half (Indian Point) supports those who want to escape from those very things....   [tags: Traveling Literature Essays Papers Analysis]

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A Comparison of Theories of Social Capital by Pierre Bourdieu and James Coleman

- A Comparison of Theories of Social Capital by Pierre Bourdieu and James Coleman Social capital is a sociological theory which has gained increasing attention in recent years. Whilst Bourdieu can be credited with introducing the term to sociology, it was James Coleman who allowed the concept to gain widespread recognition, highlighting its importance as an individual notion. For Bourdieu social capital forms a part of an overarching theory of ‘fields’, ‘capital’ and their relation to class reproduction....   [tags: Papers]

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The World : Crack Economy By Phillipe Bourgois, And The Film People Like Us Social Inequality

- ... Social Reproduction is the “idea that the educational system helped reproduced the social relations that already exist by passing class position from generation to generation in a family” (404). This idea refutes the American dream entirely because it says that if you are born in a rich family you will most likely be rich because of all the resources they are able to provide you with. Another idea that relates strongly to the idea of social reproduction is the concept of cultural capital, which is the “knowledge, habits and tastes learned from parents and family that individuals can use to gain access to scarce and valuable resources of society” (404)....   [tags: Sociology, Pierre Bourdieu, Social stratification]

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Class Structure Within The Criminal Justice System

- ... Bourdieu clarified classes as being like a field, such as a sports field space for rivalry where players brag about diverse abilities and levels of control to see who is more skilful. The field is always unleveled, so that one group of players have enough money for a different benefit over their opponents. It depends on how good a person does on the field with their knowledge and skills to direct the social world. If people don’t have required skills and values, their time may possibly be difficult or upfield in the social world....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Pierre Bourdieu]

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Fermat's Last Theorem

- Rationale: The pythagorean theorem is a simple equation that has been taught to pupils from the beginning of middle school. a2+b2=c2 is the basic formula to calculate any one of the sides on a right angle triangle. Although starting with basic reinforcement for use of this theorem, usages of this theorem escalate alongside the years achieved in school. It is established into trigonometry, aiding students to solve non-right angle problems combining several mathematical methods. The pythagorean theorem assists many architects, engineers, and chemists in their respective careers....   [tags: Pierre de Fermat]

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History of the Ultrasonic Technology

- ... magnetostrictor is create small-amplitude vibrations and revitalized at the frequency of ultrasonic Abrasive Slurry - The most types of abrasive • (SiC) silicon carbide germanium, ceramics glass • diamond (for rubies) • (Al2O3) corundum • (B4C) boron carbide its good in general, but also expensive • boron silicarbide (more abrasive than B4C) - Liquid • Oils • Glycerol • Benzene • water (the most use) - 100 to 800 is the typical grit size - High viscosity decreases MRR (material removal rate) Tool holder Tool holder connects and also holds the tool to the transducer....   [tags: piezoelectric effect, pierre curie, quartz]

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Library Mall - Original Writing

- ... “This idea of curating an idealized world market of food on the university mall is pretty boss” (Christians, 2012). French Sociologist Pierre Bourdieu would explain that this space as full of cultural capital due to its “disposal of taste” and that this process occurs during consumption of goods that are part of that specific class (Jeannotte, 2003, p. 38; Bourdieu, 1984). These ethnic foods are what help share cultural capital between members of the Madison community. Cultural capital does not always mean the culture of the upper class but the presence of food, physical location, and its historical background of culture that may otherwise not be present in homogeneous communities....   [tags: Sociology, Pierre Bourdieu, Fast food]

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The Political Parties Of Canada

- ... (Biography.com Editors) Justin was never interested in politics as a young boy, but he supported the Liberals because he was born into it. He was born in Ottawa and after finishing high school, earned his Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from McGill University, and a Bachelor of Education from University of British Columbia. After graduating he worked at as a teacher in Vancouver where he decided that he would study engineering. He decided to begin his master’s degree in environmental geography....   [tags: Canada, Pierre Trudeau, John A. Macdonald]

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The Independence Of Quebec And Quebec

- ... In their manifesto, they asserted their position was for “total independence for Quebecers, united in a free society and purged for good of the clique of voracious sharks”. Furthermore, the officials they chose to kidnap- a British trade commissioner and a cabinet minister from Quebec who was a non-sovereigntist that they also killed, reflected their perception of fighting against being colonized by English speaking peoples . Every action was undertaken with the point of furthering their agenda, deliberately reflecting their motives of removing the English speaking element of Quebec completely....   [tags: Canada, Quebec, Pierre Trudeau, October Crisis]

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Mathematical Exploration: Exploring the Proofs of Fermat's Little Theorem

- Unraveling the complex and diverse nature of numbers has always been a fascinating ordeal for me; that is what makes and keeps me interested in the world of mathematics. Finding out new number patterns and the relationship between numbers is nothing short of a new discovery; that is how my interest into learning more about and exploring Fermat's Little Theorem came about. INTRODUCTION OF FERMAT'S LITTLE THEOREM Pierre de Fermat was a French mathematician whose contribution to analytic geometry and calculus are duly noted....   [tags: little theorem, binomial theorem, pierre de fermat]

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The Trudeau Vs. Trudeau Government

- With all things in life there is a simple truth of do what you believe and say what you want. In essence that can be reduced to as talk is cheap and with the Trudeau government talk is not only cheap but also on discount. As a whole the Liberal government has spent most of their time in office contradicting what they had said with their actions. Therefore the Trudeau government makes a mockery of Aucoin because of their habit to claim improvement, but through their actions cause harm to Canada. Like his father, Pierre Trudeau, Justin Trudeau has an agenda based on his own ideals and that of his companions that will be pushed regardless of the results it may have on the rest of Canada....   [tags: Canada, Pierre Trudeau, Liberal Party of Canada]

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Fermat’s Last Theorem

- Fermat’s Last Theorem The year is 1637. Pierre de Fermat sits in his library, huddled over a copy of Arithmetica written by the Greek mathematician Diaphantus in the third century A. D. Turning the page, Fermat comes across the Pythagorean equation: x 2 + y 2 = z 2. He leans back in his chair to think and wonders if this property is limited to the power of two only. He bends over the book again, scanning ahead through the pages to look for any clues. Suddenly, he begins writing intensely in the margin: “It is impossible for a cube to be written as a sum of two cubes, or for a fourth power to be written as the sum of two fourth powers or, in general, for any number which is a power grea...   [tags: Pierre Fermat Math Mathematics Papers]

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Art Analysis of The Luncheon of the Boating Party vs A Sunday on La Grande Janette

-      The Luncheon of the Boating Party by Pierre-Auguste Renoir is a piece full of rich colors that reflect both the time period and the artist’s impressionist style. This composition not only conveys a leisurely gathering of people, but also expresses the changing French social structure of the time due to the industrial revolution. To portray these themes Renoir uses, shape, space, color and texture. Shape is seen in the modeled figures and bottles, and space is created by overlapping of the bodies, but it does not give a realistic illusion of depth....   [tags: Pierre-Auguste Renoir Georges Seurat Art Painting]

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Why Are Fields Important For Bourdieu.practices And Methods?

- ... claim that their opposition is about art and that art’s profit is art on itself; they are becoming protagonists on this transformation.It might be happening without them realizing it but this is something we might never know. Bourdieu claims that some of the harshest conflicts are happening in order one acquires prestige.(Bourdieu comes to this conclusion motivated by a similar situation like the one I described above taking place in French universities) “If it is easy to imagine fields in which the weight of the two dominant 'factors ' would be inverted ( and tests which would be the experimental expression of this, giving greater prominence, for example, to less 'scholastic ' obje...   [tags: Sociology, Pierre Bourdieu, Field]

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Applying New Historicism to Lady Windermere’s Fan by by Oscar Wilde and Pierre Laville

- “New Historicism is a literary theory based on the idea that literature should be studied and interpreted within the context of both the history of the author and the history of the critic.” Lady Windermere’s Fan applies to the historicist view by showing The Duchess of Berwick’s power over her daughter Lady Agatha Carlisle in order to agree with what society expects during the Victorian era. Men were also considered very dominate in this era just like Lord Windermere and Lord Darlington. Wilde uses the Duchess as a vehicle to portray “the materialism that lies beneath society’s stern morality” (Eltis 92)....   [tags: submissive, victorian, gender]

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Why Sociologists Make The Argument That The Structure And State Of Our World Can Not Be Examined Without History

- There are many reasons why sociologists make the argument that the structure and state of our world cannot be examined without history. One of the main reasons why sociologist make this argument, is because they believe that the social injustices of history have molded the social injustices that are present in our current society. However, the only way to prove that history has formed the social concepts that are present today is by looking back in history and matching up the social problems of the past with the social problems of today....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Pierre Bourdieu]

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The Social Structures Or Hierarchy That Are Born Into?

- ... Does a superior work ethic and attitude of a rich child have a direct correlation to his/her becoming an affluent adult as Margaret Thatcher infers on page eight-eight of the text. Sociologist believe that there is more to that argument than just a better attitude and harder work, as stated in the text The Sociology Project, “A bundle of forces, collectively known as social structure, also contribute to helping the rich child become the rich adult, and also make it much more difficult for the poor child to become a rich adult....   [tags: Sociology, Pierre Bourdieu, Social stratification]

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The Ideals Of Meritocracy And The American Dream

- In the study of The Way Schools Work we learned to question the ideals of meritocracy and the American dream. However, Conflict Theories challenge the system of meritocracy, in which people are sorted and selected on the basis of talent and ability. On the contrary, “Conflict Theories, on the other hand, imply a system of inheritance in which people’s life chances are largely determined by their starting point within an existing structure of inequality” (McNamee and Miller Jr. 2014, 11). According to these theorists mentioned in The Way Schools Work (Boudin 1974; Bowles and Gintis 1976; Carnoy 1972; Carnoy and Levin 1985; Persell 1977), they speak about how schools reproduce status in sever...   [tags: Sociology, Pierre Bourdieu, Social class]

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Social Class, Working Class And Poor Families

- There are two approach of Childrearing in different social classes include, concerted cultivation and the accomplishment of natural growth. Middle class parents emphasize of concerted cultivation’s strategy of childrearing. On the other hand, working class and poor family parents emphasize of natural growth’s strategy of childrearing. In fact, differences of social classes play a significant role in family life and childrearing. In this paper, I would like to discuss the differences in parenting styles that described in the article “Invisible Inequality” by A....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Pierre Bourdieu]

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Social And Social Impact On Social Entrepreneurship

- Additionally, building networks, identified in this study as a subcategory of social capital, is especially important for social entrepreneurs that do not have the advantages of a high social status and wealth as a form of economic capital. Social entrepreneurs that are members of wealthy families leverage on this and find easier ways to get funding. However, there are also some social entrepreneurs which worked for a certain period of time and were very successful. They earned their wealth and used it as an enabler for their social ventures....   [tags: Sociology, Social status, Pierre Bourdieu]

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The Dominant Codes Of Feudal Exploitation

- ... From this, it can be deduced that the reason the gender pay gap perpetuates modern society is because society has not yet found a way to resolve the conflict between paid and unpaid labour despite welfare intervention. While this provides insight into the continued primacy of economy in determining class, the gender pay gap has also been linked to uneven occupational segregation. According to findings by the WEGA (2016): “Only 14.5% of workers in the mining industry (the highest paying industry) are women....   [tags: Sociology, Gender, Sexism, Pierre Bourdieu]

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A Conflict Perspective On The American Judicial System And Current Rehabilitation Efforts

- A Conflict Perspective on the American Judicial System and Current Rehabilitation Efforts From a sociological perspective societies can be defined as total entities, constructed by their own unique core of social dyads. At a micro level dyads are considered groups of two people that maintain significant relationships through interactions, and to such a degree it can be argued that these interactions exist only as a byproduct of socialization. This idea preludes to self-concepts emerging, as a direct result of individuals eliciting unique presentations of self throughout these interactions, completely malleable and respectively morphed by their surroundings....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Pierre Bourdieu, Marxism]

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The 's Musical Taste During The Decade Of 1982 And 1983

- According to Bourdieu, knowledge of highbrow culture increases with the level of education and social status, and the more highbrow one is, the more he/she is likely to reject lowbrow culture as vulgarity. In other words, people with higher education are more likely to be cultural exclusive. Peterson and Kern, however, find a tendency of increasing “omnivorousness” in highbrow’s musical taste during the decade of 1982 and 1983. That is, highbrows reported liking more lowbrow genres, which consists of country music, bluegrass, gospel, rock and blues in their study, in 1983 than they did ten years before....   [tags: Sociology, Culture, Pierre Bourdieu, Low culture]

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The Act Of Consumption Has Been The Primary Means

- The act of consumption has been the primary means through which individuals in society participate and transform culture. Culture is not something already made which we consume; culture is what society creates through practices of everyday life and consumption involves the making of culture. When attempting to understand certain acts of consumption it is necessary to observe the relations involved in production and consumption. Through technological innovation, the fashion industry has been expanded to play a prominent role in consumers’ purchasing decisions and styles are becoming less difficult to obtain....   [tags: Sociology, Pierre Bourdieu, Social status, Gender]

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Cultural Capital And Educational Gaps Affecting Social Mobility

- Is cultural capital and educational gaps affecting social mobility. This paper will briefly present the idea of cultural capital and American educational gaps by comparing research of studies about the smartest kids in the world. United States claims that every child has an equal right to an education no matter what their race, ethnic background, religion or sex or whether they are rich or poor, citizen or non-citizen, (ed.gov). While high school dropout rates have steadily decreased for all races since 1997, the drop out rates for 16-24 years in college has steadily increased 70% whites, more than 50% for blacks and more than 60% for Hispanics in 2007, (Standford.edu, 2009)....   [tags: Sociology, Pierre Bourdieu, School, High school]

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Why Did Canada Become A Country?

- ... The war created pride, and confidence in Canadians. In total, Canada lost approximately 61,000 men. In 1916, women on the prairies won the right to vote. This is significant in the history of Canada because today, we are one of the world 's leading promoters of gender equality. Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Alberta were the first provinces in our country to allow women similar rights to men. On May 24, 1918, female Canadian citizens over the age of 21 were legally allowed to vote in a Federal election....   [tags: Canada, Pierre Trudeau, World War II]

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The Consumption And Spending Habit

- ... Wright Mils ‘s “Sociological Imagination theory” gives us the best answer. According to Robert Bryan and John Lie, Sociological Imagination refers to “the quality of mind that enables one to see the connection between personal troubles and social structures” (2012:51). In other words, consumers need a quality of mind to help them to understand the social context in order to develop an inner-self of individuals to create a consumption habit. Applying my consumption experience to the Sociological Imagination concept, I usually shop once a week at a boutique, called “Aritzia”....   [tags: Sociology, Social class, Brand, Pierre Bourdieu]

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Physical Geography of Pierce County

- A Brief Introduction: Pierce County is a very scenic and key area to the development of the northern Mississippi. The county today has a total land area of 576 sq. miles and is home to just over 41,000 people. Consisting of 6 villages, 13 towns, only 2 cities, and many unincorporated settlements Pierce County is very rural and has made grown largely due to the trapping, lumber, dairy, fertile soil, tourism, Fishing, mining industries, and the easy access to waterways. March 14, 1853 Named after the recently elected 14th president of the United States of America Franklin Pierce the county got its current name....   [tags: northern Mississippi, Franklin Pierce]

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Love and Hate in James Cain's Mildred Pierce

- Love and Hate in James Cain's Mildred Pierce       Some may say that the character Mildred Pierce of the novel, Mildred       Pierce by James Cain, may be a good role model for an entrepreneur or a       single working mother.  Some may say that she was hopelessly devoted to       her ungrateful daughter, Veda.  Some may also argue that Veda was a       terrible daughter who lacked compassion, sincerity, and most of all,       respect.  As true as that may all be, the candlelight glowing about the       flawless, sugar-coated heroine shall be blown out.  Fluorescent lights,       please.               Mildred Pierce loved her daughter.  Perhaps she had l...   [tags: Cain Mildred Pierce Essays]

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Mildred Pierce and the Domestic Role of Women in the 1930's

- Mildred Pierce and the Domestic Role of Women in the 1930's Women’s place in society during the 1930’s was very different compared to the role that women have in today’s society. Fortunately, these days women are free to decide what type of jobs to have when to marry and when to have children. Unfortunately during the thirties women did not have these choices. According to Mary Kinnear in her book Daughter of Time, “In the United States the proportion of women workers engaged in professional work increased only from 11.9 percent to 14.2 percent between 1920 and 1940.” During this time, the role of housewives meant that they were responsible for most of the household duties and taking care...   [tags: Mildred Pierce Essays]

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The Love Story in James Cain's Mildred Pierce

- The Love Story in James Cain's Mildred Pierce In Mildred Pierce, by James Cain, the novel revolves around some very interesting and universal concepts that seem to be themes in many of his novels. “As in his previous work, the novel revolves around love, money, and sex, but though success is perverse and wish fulfillment destructive, there is no murder” (Gale Group Biography) One most interesting theme is the theme of love and lust, and what drove the characters to their actions, and what motivated them....   [tags: Mildred Pierce Essays]

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Mildred Pierce - A Woman’s Place is in the Kitchen

- Mildred Pierce - A Woman’s Place is in the Kitchen A woman’s Place is in the Kitchen. Mildred Pierce uses her talents as a cook to manipulate her way through the world. Mildred has her own style of characteristics. She is fast, active, swift and inescapable around the kitchen. She turns out to be wise and brilliant around many things. For example: running her business. Unfortunately, one thing she never did was use her gut to comprehend Veda. She did everything to please her but Veda was never satisfied....   [tags: Mildred Pierce Essays]

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The Female Entrepreneurial Role in James M Cain's Mildred Pierce

- The Female Entrepreneurial Role in James M Cain's Mildred Pierce A woman's place in the post-depression era is usually one where a woman would commonly be known to have a role in the economy; only to be waiting in her kitchen to cook for the "money-making husband." It was often rare to encounter one woman who had the ability to take her inner interests and turn them into an entrepreneurial role in society. Yet, through this novel by James M. Cain, one will encounter Mildred Pierce, in which Mildred uses her inner talent, and cooking....   [tags: Mildred Pierce Essays]

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Themes in the Novel and Movie Adaptation of James Cain’s Mildred Pierce

- Themes in the Novel and Movie Adaptation of James Cain’s Mildred Pierce In contemporary film making, “Hollywood-ization” generally refers to the re-creation of a classic work in a form more vulgar and sexually explicit than the original in an effort to boost movie attendance. After all, sex and violence sell. However, from the mid-1930’s to the 1950’s, “Hollywood-ization” referred to the opposite case where controversial books had to be purified to abide by the Production Code of 1934.[1] This occurred to many of James Cain’s novels as they moved from text to the genre of “film noir.” As has been said about Cain’s The Postman Always Rings Twice, “The property, bought several years ago,...   [tags: Mildred Pierce Essays]

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The Relationship Between Mother and Daughter in James Cain’s Mildred Pierce

- The Relationship Between Mother and Daughter in James Cain’s Mildred Pierce I have always been of the belief that in order to truly love, hate must exist within the core of the relationship. Nowhere in modern fiction is this dictum examined more accurately than in the novel by James Cain, Mildred Pierce. Looking at the concept in a familial context, James Cain has created two well-developed characters, Mildred Pierce and her daughter, Veda, that not only emphasizes the nature of mother-daughter relationships, but looks at how love and hate permeates the very essence of the relationship....   [tags: Mildred Pierce Essays]

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James M. Cain's Novel Mildred Pierce: Comparing the Book and Movie Version

- James M. Cain's Novel Mildred Pierce: Comparing the Book and Movie Version Mildred Pierce is one of the greatest novels written by James M. Cain. After the success of the novel, the Hollywood film came out, produced by Jerry Wald. The novel and the movie are very different from each other. “James M. Cain sent several letters of complaint to producer Jerry Wald, objecting to the changes Wald wanted to make, especially the dramatic idea of making Veda a washout musically and putting her in a tawdry nightclub” (Bennett Notes)....   [tags: Mildred Pierce Essays]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Mildred Pierce '

- ... It is a statement showing her lack of freedom as she is kept inside expected to the housework while Bert is free do as he feels. It is a microcosm of the society of the time. As the film progresses, Mildred goes on to portray herself as a ‘working girl’ who manages to maintain a household as well as hold a job. For today’s standards that would be seen as quite normal as the society we live in today offer many opportunities for women, but back then, it was not common for women to be running their own businesses while managing a home life....   [tags: Sociology, Feminism, Gender role, Gender]

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Biography of Franklin Pierce

- Franklin Pierce was born on November 23, 18041in Hillsboro, New Hampshire. He was the sixth child of eight siblings. He was considered a handsome man and got his looks from his mother, Anna Pierce. His father, Benjamin Pierce, was an American Revolution hero and a two time Governor of New Hampshire. He was the seventh in line of American Pierces starting with Thomas Pierce. He grew up in New Hampshire. After he finished with boarding school at Hancock Academy, he attended Francestown and Exeter Academies to prepare for college....   [tags: governor, slavery, civil war, cuba]

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Thursday, by Leighton Pierce

- “Thursday”, a 1991 short film by Leighton Pierce, is described by the filmmaker as “something to do with the sensory pleasure of momentary solitude in a domestic setting” (Pierce). Through viewing the piece, it can be observed by the viewer that Pierce desired to capture this essence through the mere use of two naturally generated elements; visuals and sounds. These elements are primarily created by the “domestic setting”, which is Pierce’s own household. Through “Thursday”, Pierce uses a combination of sounds and visuals to emphasize the otherwise unnoticed “sensory pleasure of momentary solitude in a domestic setting”....   [tags: film analysis]

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