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Going Beyond Pain in Chris Crutcher's Stotan

- Going Beyond Pain in Chris Crutcher's Stotan High school buddies and members of the swim team Walker, Nortie, Lion and Jeff accept the challenge to participate in Stotan week, a week of rigorous swim training that pushes them beyond physical pain and tests their moral fiber, changing their lives forever.  In the novel Stotan  by Chris Crutcher a team of teenagers and best friends brace themselves for what’s going to be the hardest week of their lives mentally, physically, and emotionally.  A “Stotan” is a cross between a stoic and a Spartan.  Through this time of hardship they learn about friendships, relationships, dealing with cancer, racism, and physical abuse.  Each of the...   [tags: Crutcher Stotan Essays]

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Chris Crutcher Biography

- Chris Crutcher Biography Chris Crutcher was born on July 17, 1946 in Dayton, Ohio. His father was an Air Force pilot and his mother was a homemaker. Chris grew up in Cascade, Idaho. As a child there was not much for kids to do in Idaho, a tiny logging community north of Boise, so many children turned to sports. Chris got his education from Eastern Washington State College in 1968. His hobbies were running , basketball, swimming, biking, and competing in triathlon. Chris has an older brother who was valedictorian of his class....   [tags: Biography Writer Author]

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Sleep Is Essential For All Human Life

- ... They believe this comes from a hyperactivity in the amygdala. Which can be directly due to a lack of inhibitory control of the prefrontal cortex, which is affected by the loss of sleep. Also, some research supports when someone is sleep deprived, they are more creative. When the human body is sleep deprived, the human brain lacks rationality. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic Ph.D. in his article Creative Insomnia says “staying awake for days and sometimes sleeping as little as 2 hours a-day for weeks enhances periods of creativity.” For people who require greater creative thinking, sleep deprivation in small amounts can help the brain create very abstract thoughts....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep deprivation, Brain, Psychology]

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Business: What´s Co-Creation?

- Introduction Recently, co-creation is a new trend in business and product development. It allow consumer who partners in the creation of the value. Co-creation or collaboration and leads to innovation in products and services. The success in innovations or new product and services development is highly dependent on whether they take in consideration the needs and demands of potential users and consumers. However, innovation activities are not only created by solitary geniuses, but also products that generate succeed on collaboration, a free exchange of ideas and regular interactions with customers and other stakeholders....   [tags: new trend, product development]

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John Milton's Paradise Lost

- John Milton's Paradise Lost Freedom (free will) is the absence of imposed behavior. Individual freedom is obviously attractive, but when there is real freedom of choice, the wrong choice is the one that is made - such as the choice made by Satan who although he can be admired for his having dared to rebel against the norm, is not heroic for having chosen to plot against God. Free will was given to man in order to be able to choose the faith since in the absence of free will, there is no way to test faith....   [tags: Epic Biblical Poems Blind Faith Essays]

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