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The Ionic Column

- The Ionic Column Throughout history, art has become the main source for entertainment, enlightenment, and acknowledgement. It entertains those who are bored in the everyday life. It enlightens those who seek another world and those who seek beauty with wild imaginations. It acknowleges those who seek development in nature and their own world. From the cave drawings of Paleolithic art in Lascaux , to the Ancient Egyptian pyramids, and to the classical Greek sculptures, art is a never ending cycle of productions and reproductions passed on from one generation to the next, and from one culture to the next....   [tags: Art Columns Architecture History Essays]

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Mythological Realism in Fifth Business

- Mythological Realism in Fifth Business Spellbinding like his creation Magnus Eisengrim, Robertson Davies is a wizard of the English language. Who says that Canadian literature is bland and unappealing. New York Times applauded Fifth Business – the first of the Deptford triptych – as "a marvelously enigmatic novel, elegantly written and driven by irresistible narrative force." How true this is. Dunstable Ramsay – later renamed Dunstan after St. Dunstan – may be a retired schoolteacher, but what an engaging narrator he is....   [tags: Fifth Business]

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Shadows in Fifth Business

- Shadows in Fifth Business Incidences that occur in one's childhood tend to affect them possibly for the rest of the rest of their life. This applies to the novel Fifth Business and the characters Dunstan Ramsey and Boy Staunton. Throughout the lives of these characters Dunstan lives in the shadow of Boy due to feelings of guilt and responsibility as a result of one winter evening in the town of Deptford. As Boy and Dunny grew up together they were each others best friends and also worst enemies, but they were on basically equal terms in their childish trials of life....   [tags: Fifth Business]

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Fifth Business by Robertson Davies

- Fifth Business by Robertson Davies      In Robertson Davies' novel Fifth Business, the author uses the events that occurred in Deptford as a Canadian Allusion to reveal character identity. Three characters in the novel from Deptford: Boy Staunton, Dunstan Ramsey and Paul Dempster, leave Deptford to embark on a new identity to rid of their horrid past. The three main characters of the novel, all of whom to some extent try to escape their small town background, change their identity to become people of consequence....   [tags: Fifth business robertson davies Essays]

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Liesl - Fifth Business by Robertson Davies

- Liesl Robertson Davies’ colourful novel “Fifth Business” outlines and describes the development of a lost and emotionally void man, Dunstan Ramsay. This is a man who carries the weight of Paul Dempsters premature birth on his shoulders his entire life. It portrays his quest for self knowledge, happiness, and ultimately fulfilling his role as ‘Fifth Business.’ This would not have accomplished without Liesl, an extremely graceful and intelligent woman imprisoned inside a deformed and gargantuan body....   [tags: Robertson Davies Fifth Business Critique]

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The Fifth Agreement: A Practical Guide to Self-Mastery, by Miguel Ruiz and Jose Ruiz

- My life experience might be simple, but I have learned a lot from my life. It is not necessary that someone’s experience has to be a good one to talk about; the point is he should have a passion to learn lessons from it. Every time you go through a bitter experience either in your travels, work, or somewhere else, I would have to say “Congrats. You have got a story to tell your grandsons someday.” I have learnt a lot of lessons from this life and taught myself beautiful lessons. I taught myself to stand firm, never give up, and do my best....   [tags: Essays on The Fifth Agreement]

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The Greek Column

- The Greek Column A French champagne cognac with a Centaur trademark, called Remy Martin, is featured in several magazine advertisements resting on a column in various positions. The one being analyzed in this article shows the bottle of Remy Martin and a pair of glasses placed on top of a column so tall that it reaches above the clouds. It invites the viewer: "Want to come up for a drink sometime?" At the bottom right corner, the Centaur logo is repeated, along with a short description of its origin and a complimentary video offer....   [tags: Architecture Architectural Essays History]

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The Adult Spinal Column

- Abstract—Understanding the relationship between repetitive lifting and the breakdown of disc tissue over several years of exposure is difficult to study in vivo and in vitro. The aim of this investigation was to develop an asymmetric Porovisco elastic finite element model of a lumbar motion segment that reflects the biological properties and behaviors of in vivo disc Finite element predictions were compared to in vivo measurements published by Tyrrell et al. (1985) of percent change in total stature for two loading protocols, short-term creep loading and standing recovery and short-term cyclic loading with standing recovery....   [tags: Biology, Tissues]

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The Fifth Element

- Archaeologists in the media are more often then not portrayed as young fairly good-looking men dressed for an adventure where ultimately they will be the heroes. They will deliver the treasure and rescue the young beautiful damsel in distress, which is not the case in the film The Fifth Element. The movie opens with an older man who has a scruffy white beard and white hair with a thick European accent on an excavation. He is in what seems to be either an old Egyptian cave or pyramid deciphering old drawings and inscriptions....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Testing the Performance of an Ion Chromatography Column

- Testing the Performance of an Ion Chromatography Column Ion column chromatography is used to separate both cations and anions. The separation of ions is performed by using an ion exchange resin (this lab uses an anion exchange resin which is a high molecular weight polymer). The amount of time required for certain ions to move through the column depends on the affinities of the ions. The mobile phase’s anions, sodium bicarbonate in this lab, will force the ion that’s being tested out of the column....   [tags: Papers]

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Fifth Business

- Fifth Business: A Look in the Mirror Fifth Business is a fictional memoir of Dunstan Ramsay, a small town boy from Deptford, Canada whom we get to see evolve into an intellectual man looking for meaning in life. Dunstan has an innate ability to read people upon first or second meeting, but never seems to get a true read on himself. He is relatively successful financially, and is proclaimed a war hero after receiving the most prestigious English award; the Victoria Cross. He was raised well, and has an intelligence that exceeds his small-town upbringing....   [tags: Dunstan Ramsay]

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Fifth Business

- Fifth Business is a novel that dives deep into the issues of the human condition. Guilt and inhumanity are apparent at most points in the novel, as the characters of the novel are effected by separate incidents in very different ways. The battle between illusion and reality surfaces in the main conflict of the novel between the two main characters, Dunstan Ramsay and Percy Boyd Staunton. Faith is relied upon by some of the main characters in an attempt to choose between what is right and what is wrong....   [tags: Robertson Davies]

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Fifth Business

- Fifth Business Part Three, Chapter Two What Happened: In the chapter Dunstan gets a teaching position at Colborne Collage. He finds himself talking about his days teaching and old girlfriends. The idea of a new love seems like a viable option to him. Setting: There is no real setting to this chapter. The atmosphere is a constant blur as it changes from one to another so quickly. He changes from talking about his schooling to his old girlfriends, all within one page. Narrative Structure: The narrative structure in this chapter was a flashback....   [tags: essays research papers]

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fifth business

- There is one human emotion that can paralyse us, lead us to lie both to ourselves and others, to take action that we don't like, and to cripple any rational thought processes. It is self perpetuating if allowed to get out of control. Its side effects are either anger, aggressiveness or fear and reclusiveness. Its symptoms are irrational behaviour, lying, anguish, lack of self-esteem, and in extreme cases, thoughts of suicide. It is guilt. In The Fifth Business, by Robertson Davies, guilt is a reoccurring theme throughout the novel and is a major force in one’s life....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Archaeologist in The Fifth Element

- Archaeologists have been popular characters in American Fiction at least since the 1920’s. In the movie The Fifth Element directed by Adrian Lyne an archaeologist makes a startling discovery, which kicks off the entire plot for the movie. The setting is a popular one for that of archaeologists which is Egypt in the year 1914. The archaeologist in this movie was a professor of Italian origins. He was about fifty to sixty years old with gray hair and a beard. He was dressed in nice Italian clothes and of course had an accent....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Fifth Generation Computers

- Fifth Generation Computers      Ever since computers first came into production, they have been evolving. The Commodore 64 and Apple computers have dominated the very first computer market. Today, there are many companies in the computer industry fighting for technology supremacy. And since the beginning, every new generation of computers has dominatedover the old ones. When they first came out, each jump in technology took awhile, but nowadays, the technology changes daily. Fifth generation computers are overall much better than the previous generation....   [tags: Technology Computer Essays]

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Fifth Business Dunstan

- Fifth Business Dunstan Lots of people in our society can be dubbed as ^neutral^ in their behavior. They dont take part in the events occurring around them but rather just observe them. This characteristic can be called a beneficial characteristic as it may keep them out of disagreements. In the book Fifth Business written by Robertson Davies, Dunny can be called a neutral person. He tells us about his life story and through various incidents, it is clearly evident that he is indeed a neutral person....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Fifth Element, Sinfield, The Perfect Storm and A River Runs Through It

- The Fifth Element, Sinfield, The Perfect Storm and A River Runs Through It Authors examine many different sources to become better writers. By drawing on the writings of another author one can enhance their current writing style and also learn new ways to write. The plot, conflict throughout the story and the relationships between the characters are some examples of the parts of a story that an author can look at. Plot is the essence of a story. It is basically an outline of the flow of a story from one event to another....   [tags: Movies Writing Essays]

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Marie de Frances' Eliduc, Boccaccio's Ninth Tale of the Fifth Day, and Shakespeare's As You Like It

- Comparing Women in Marie de Frances' Eliduc, Boccaccio's Ninth Tale of the Fifth Day, and Shakespeare's As You Like It   Whether it is Greco-Roman, Judeo-Christian, or Renaissance writing, women have always played a significant role in literature. Sometimes they act as counterparts to men, but sometimes they dominate the storyline themselves. Helen of Troy, Guildeluec, Monna Giovanna, and Rosalind, among others, prove to be just as vital characters as the men in their stories. Whether it is beauty, kindness, or strength, each one contributes significantly to the grandeur of the classic in which she is a part....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Shakespeare's Henry the Fifth

- Never, in all the years since the introduction of the art known as theatre, have the dramatic works of a single person achieved the popularity and cultural transcendency that is so characteristic of the plays by William Shakespeare. The monumental popularity that has led to countless productions of all his plays, on stage and, more recently, on film, nearly all has led to a collection of interpretations on Shakespeare’s work by men and women that have been influenced by almost half a millennia of tumultuous history....   [tags: William Shakespeare Plays Literature Essays]

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My Fifth Year Of Highschool

- With dim lights hanging over green felt-covered tables on one side of the room and loud, blinking arcade games on the other, and music blaring from a jukebox, there was no way I was ever going to leave the university. Only a dollar twenty-five to play pool here for an hour. And when it wasn’t my turn, I could go and play pinball. Every day, hundreds of students hung around the arcade, shouting, laughing and looking to challenge someone to a game of pool or a shot at beating you on an arcade game....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Natural Indicators

- Natural Indicators Each year millions of tourists travel to the woods of New England, upstate New York, Wisconsin, and Canada to witness the appearance of brilliant autumn colors. Sugar maples, red oaks, sumac, birch and other trees and shrubs turn from green to bright red, orange, and yellow. The short, cool days of autumn bring an end to the production of chlorophyll (the green light-gathering pigment). As chlorophyll gradually breaks down, the colors of the more stable carotenoid (yellow/orange) and anthocyanin (red/blue/purple) pigments become visible....   [tags: essays research papers]

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ISO 18001

- In this report we will look at how the LaingOrourke Safety Management System (SMS) meets the criteria of; OHSAS 18001 and how the LaingOrourke SMS policy can also be mapped across it. In the mapping document (see below in file two) I have laid out in the first column the 18001 clauses; in the second column I have laid out what the clause is. In the third column I have laid out the section of the SMS that matches the criteria of 18001, the fourth column identifies what is in that section of the SMS to correspond to it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Probability of Landing on Different Properties in Monopoly

- One of my favorite board games is Monopoly. I have noticed when I’ve played Monopoly that it seems like you always land on certain squares more than others. For instance, it seems like no one ever lands on Boardwalk, and players land on the pink and orange properties more often than they land on the others. The aim of this exploration is to find out if, over the course of a Monopoly game, a player will land on some squares more often than others and to use this information to figure out which properties are most profitable....   [tags: Applied Statistics Essays]

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Microsoft's Minesweeper: Develops Problem Solving and Critical Thinking Skills

- Outline Introduction: Psychic powers. That is what an observer might think while watching someone find the bombs while playing Minesweeper; however, it is really a skill acquired through experience. I. Minesweeper Background Information II. Minesweeper Game Details A. Beginning the Game B. Types of spaces C. Levels of Play III. Minesweeper Develops These Skills A. Poblem Solving B. Critical Thinking Skills IV. How Minesweeper Is Useful In Life A. Job Environment B....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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Bipartisanship

- Recently, the debate of whether bipartisanship has completely left this country incapacitated due to the lack of cooperation between Senators and House members with conflicting opinions has grown especially due to the Clinton Impeachment Debates. Many individuals feel that the only reason William Jefferson Clinton was impeached in the House was due to the fact that the majority of the House is republicans. This research proposal will attempt to define if the concept of bipartisanship does exist....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Data Dictionary and Normalization Guidelines

- Data Dictionary and Normalization Guidelines The purpose of a data dictionary is to define the objects and data within an organization's database management system. This metadata does not contain any of the database's data, but only information about the structure, storage and use of the database's data. A data dictionary can be stored in files or documents, or can be stored within a database in the DBMS. For example, a database may contain an employee table that has an emp_no column and an identification_no column....   [tags: Database Management Data]

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Number Stairs

- Number Stairs Introduction I am going to investigate relationships between 3 step stairs on a ten by ten grid. I also intend to find algebraic expressions to link the 3 step stairs and there positions and totals. 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 3...   [tags: Papers]

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Abortion and the Media

- On March 11, 1997, US Senate and House Committees met jointly to hear testimony on "Partial-Birth Abortion: The Truth." The following testimony was presented by Helen Alvare, director of Planning and Information of the NCCB, specifying the lack of accuracy, if not purposeful lies, of the media regarding this abortion technique: Another theme that featured prominently in our educational materials was the way that I proponents of partial-birth abortion were repeating false information -- and getting away with it in the press....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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The Life of a Homeguard- Original Writing

- The Life of a Homeguard- Original Writing At weekends we often had training sessions including firing practice. They were in a field alongside a road down a steep hill to the south of a church. They were fairly rough and ready but adequate for our needs and the targets were up the hill towards the church and backed by woods above them. They were mounted above and to the back of a trench about eight feet deep and six feet wide. A sheet of corrugated iron formed a roof over the trench on the side farthest from the targets....   [tags: Papers]

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Designing a Spreadsheet for a Company

- Designing a Spreadsheet for a Company [IMAGE]I have been asked to produce a working spreadsheet of a electronic Ticket Recording System I am going to design the spreadsheet for a company called ‘The Grand Theatre’. The Grand Theatre is a musical theatre based in Montgomery Park, Belfast. The company shows two productions every month, each of them lasting two weeks. The two productions are ‘The Pirates of Portstewart’ and ‘The Marriage of Roberto’. Due to the theatre market changing rapidly I am going to implement a computerised ticketing system for all the monthly production sales....   [tags: Papers]

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Robertson Davis' Fifth Business

-      Guilt can only be suppressed for a limited time before it comes out in unwanted ways. In the novel Fifth Business by Robertson Davies, Boy Staunton -a successful businessman with a polished appearance but a tortured soul- took the ultimate plunge to his death. His decision was not merely his own, but was influenced by a team of hands that helped push him to his destiny. First Leola, who was his first love and his wife. Then Mary Dempster, a neighbor from his old town Deptford, whom he mistakenly made into a 'simple' woman....   [tags: Robertson Davies Fifth Business Essays]

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Daily Life in Fifth Century Greece

- Daily Life in Fifth Century Greece The daily existence of ancient civilisations has been a source of fascination for both historians and archaeologists over the centuries. An abundance of information relating to eating and drinking, clothing, childhood, cosmetics and jewellery survives in the ancient official documents, biographies and plays which have remained in tact. The majority of these however, reflect only the luxurious lives of the rich and those with authority. In the artefacts, paintings, epigraphs and other such structures which archaeologists have uncovered in the last centuries, not only do we learn more about the lives of the wealthy, but also of the lives of the growing popu...   [tags: Papers]

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The Fifth Child

- The intricate complexity and astonishingly realistic descriptions of space in Doris Lessing’s The Fifth Child masterfully illuminates society’s dire inability to cope with it’s imperfection. Society demands immaculate perfection, a world free of defect, and the lust to live in a flawless utopia drives the identification and elimination of crude invalids. These desolate individuals are feared and deemed to be barbarous degenerates who must be placed beyond the boarders of functioning society to assure an uncorrupted world....   [tags: literary Analysis, Doris Lessing]

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The Fifth Discipline

- The Fifth Discipline Chapter 11 of Peter Senge's book, The Fifth Discipline, talks about the idea of Shared Vision, and how this concept has transformed organizations, and individuals working for them, into a cohesive unit of long-term innovative achievement. Having and transmitting a successful "shared vision" requires true "buy-in" on the part of the employees and the organization as a whole, and must foster genuine commitment and active enrollment in order to bring that organizational vision to a personal level....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Fifth Child

- The Fifth Child The word "monster" has many definitions. Some define it as a creature having a frightening or strange appearance. It is also defined as one that inspires horror or disgust. Ben certainly fits into all of these categories. He was different right from pregnancy. He looks extremely frightening, almost like a Neanderthal. Ben is an outcast even in an institution for "nature's mistakes." From the moment Harriet became pregnant it was apparent to her that something was obviously wrong....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Descriptive Essay - Fifth Avenue

- Naples is a very unique city that attracts people from all over the world to its beautiful surroundings. Amongst the pristine beaches and championship golf courses, a teenager can find many entertaining locations. One such area can be found in downtown Naples on Fifth Avenue. Along this stretch of road near the beach lies a vast array of shops, cafes, restaurants, and other establishments. I often find myself spending many nights on Fifth Avenue, walking along the tree-lined streets or sitting in one of the numerous cafés or restaurants....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

- Beethoven's Fifth Symphony If you are part of society, I think it is safe to make the assumption you are familiar with and have heard Symphony No. five by Beethoven. Whether it was a theme in movie or part of an advertisement on TV, it captured your attention and added emotion and excitement to the particular segment that it coincided with. Total unification and the pervasive use of a single motif combine to make the Fifth Symphony, which had one of the longest gestation periods of any Beethoven work, the first in which all movements are shown plainly to be part of a cyclic design....   [tags: Papers]

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Dunny Takes The Fifth

- Dunny Takes The Fifth The roles which, being neither those of Hero nor Heroine, Confidante nor Villian, but which were none-theless essential to bring about the Recognition or the denoument...Fifth Business, as defined in the book. The book Fifth Business is testimony of events in the life of the main character Dunstable (later renamed Dunstan) Ramsay. Dunstan feels that his whole life has been spent as the "fifth business" in the lives of others. There is a lot of truth and relevence to this....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Peter Senge's The Fifth Discipline

- Peter Senge’s book The Fifth Discipline is truly the authority on “systems thinking.” This is a leadership framework used by organizations to improve learning within their system. Senge further develops a strategy on how we can renew our minds to see the dynamic complexity within any given system. Senge defines an element of dynamic complexity within system thinking as “seeing wholes.” (p. 68). He describes that we can develop a framework to seeing interrelationships rather than just “snapshot.” (p....   [tags: success in global leadership practices]

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James Baldwin's Fifth Avenue, Uptown

- In his collection of essays in Nobody Knows My Name, James Baldwin uses “Fifth Avenue, Uptown” to establish the focus that African Americans no matter where they are positioned would be judged just by the color of their skin. Through his effective use of descriptive word choice, writing style and tone, Baldwin helps the reader visualize his position on the subject. He argues that “Negroes want to be treated like men” (Baldwin, 67). Baldwin gives a vivid sketch of the depressing conditions he grew up on in Fifth Avenue, Uptown by using strong descriptive words....   [tags: Nobody Knows My Name, James Baldwin]

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The Fall of the Western Empire in the Fifth Century

- In the year 330 Constantine founded a new imperial city in the east, which became known as Constantinople. Accompanying Diocletian's system of tetrarchy, the creation of this new city affirmed the separation of the Roman Empire into the east and the west. The Eastern Roman Empire held a series of advantages over the west both socially and economically. The Western Roman Empire was the weaker empire and a bad leadership and government along with attacks from barbarians led to the demise of the Western Roman Empire....   [tags: Ancient History]

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The Role of Suicide in Robertson Davies' Fifth Business

- Suicide is an unfortunate end of the life of a person who is undergoing great suffering. This person usually can no longer deal with his or her problems and falls back on what seems like the only way out: death. This is never the right choice as there are always other options. Although many options are drastic, they are better than death. In the novel Fifth Business, Leola falls into a deep depression as all the things that are keeping her together, in her not overly successful life seem to suddenly disappear....   [tags: persuasive, argumentative, narrative]

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The Theme of Saints in Robertson Davies' Fifth Business

- The marvelous story of saints is one of the leading themes in Fifth Business. As the author Robertson Davies develops this theme through Dunstan’s journey into hagiology, he often uses certain saints such as Saint Dunstan, as allusions. Among the Saints that the novel refers to, Saint Paul is the perfect allusion that portrays the character of Paul Dempster since the two share strong similarities in their lives. Additionally, Saint Paul foreshadows Dunstan’s encounter with Paul Dempster. Saint Paul’s life is similar to Paul Dempster’s life in many ways....   [tags: Saint Paul]

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James Monroe: The Fifth President of the United States

- ... Livingston negotiate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. Later in 1799, he was elected governor of Virginia. There he served three one-year terms. On his road to becoming president he started as the Republican choice to be president in 1816. he did not win the election, but he won the re-election in 1820, as the Democratic-Republican candidate. He became the fifth President of the United States of America with Vice President Daniel Tompkins. This started his road to his extraordinary legacy he leaves us with today....   [tags: army, politican, president, election]

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The Fifth Millennium Development Goal of Improving Maternal Health: Example in Afghanistan

- The strengths of this initiative include being able to address all these varying areas of importance. While a limitation may be the continuation of funding and the efforts put forth by this initiative to make it sustainable. When reviewing CIDA’s role in helping Afghanistan improve maternal health within their country, CIDA has promised much financial aid. However, the issue of sustainability arises with this approach. The investment in and of itself is great for the ability to ensure health services are available, and to be able to address accessibility issues....   [tags: Care, Mortality, Midwifery]

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Chemical Equilibria

- Chemical Equilibria Introduction; In this experiment you will study some metals and some nonmetals to find their relative reactivity. A ranking according to reactivity is called an activity series. For example, an activity series containing the elements calcium, gold and iron would put the reactive calcium at the top, iron in the middle, and the unreactive gold at the bottom. If a piece of iron metal is placed in a solution of gold nitrate, the iron will dissolve forming positive ions while the solid gold metal appears....   [tags: Papers]

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Gendered Identity in Seamus Heaney’s ‘Act of Union’

- Gendered identity in Seamus Heaney’s ‘Act of Union’ In 1801, the political Act of Union created a legislative bond between Great Britain and Ireland, bringing Ireland under British control as part of the “United Kingdom”. Within the poem ‘Act of Union’ Heaney draws upon the double meaning of this titular phrase to compare the long lasting effect of this lawful union with an act of sexual domination. Within the work, Heaney anthropomorphizes both countries. He compares the geological features of Ireland to the ‘tracked and stretchmarked body’ of a woman, whose most intimate identity - here symbolised by the ‘ferny bed’ and ‘bogland’ is invaded by the phallic ‘battering ram’ of an ‘imperial...   [tags: dominance, sexual, hierarchy ]

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President 's Column Is Written By T. Paul Furukawa, Ph.d.

- President’s Column (Furukawa, 2013) and Facebook page of NASW-Texas Alamo Area Branch (2015) represent different forms of communication. President’s Column was written by T. Paul Furukawa, Ph.D., LMSW, when he was President of NASW/Texas (Furukawa, 2013). He called his articles “meditations”, and their selection consists of ten pieces dating from September 2003 until June 2005. Therefore his “meditations” demonstrate one elected official’s point of view (Furukawa, 2013). The Facebook page of the Alamo Area Branch (2015), on the other hand, reflects the views and opinions of its administrators in the context of social media, where “the visibility of content in the newsfeed stream is decided b...   [tags: Sociology, Social work, Social justice]

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Fifth Business by Robertson Davies

- Fifth Business by Robertson Davies In the essay Fifth Business, each of the main character traits is developed more and more clearly throughout their lives. Childhood characteristics are evident in the characters of Dustan Ramsay, Percy Boyd Stauton and Paul Dempster. All paranoia, and memories of the town of Deptford are resurfaced in each of them after they all had left to start lives on their own. It was childhood that scared or marked them as people and the fact that parents often have influence on children so, there is no question that these characters were definitely influenced by the parents in Deptford....   [tags: Essays Papers Davies Fifth Business ]

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Fifth Business ny Robertson Davies

- Events that occur in a person’s childhood develop the person that they become later in life. The person is attached to their past because they retain the thoughts and memories that change the person as a whole. The importance of one’s past results in the way one acts in the present. This concept is developed in the Fifth Business as the main character Dunstan Ramsey, Dunny, is reminded of his past wherever he goes. In the novel, Dunny is unable to forget his past and it becomes a large part of his present character....   [tags: Essay on Fifth Business]

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The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge

- The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge      In his book The Fifth Discipline, Peter Senge emphasizes his model of a "learning organization," which he defines as "an organization that is continually expanding its capacity to create its future." A learning organization excels at both adaptive learning and generative learning.      Senge describes five disciplines that are necessary for a learning organization. "Learning organization" is a catchphrase covering the ideal of an organization built on vision, teamwork, openness, flexibility, ability to act under changing conditions, and so forth and so on....   [tags: Fifth Discipline Peter Senge Essays Business]

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Robertson Davies' Fifth Business

- Robertson Davies' Fifth Business In the novel 'Fifth Business', the author Robertson Davies is successfully able to relate both the themes of magic and religion throughout. He achieves this relationship between the themes primarily through the characters and their actions. Dunstan Ramsay, Paul Dempster, Mary Dempster and Liselotte Vitzliputzli all help to illustrate the close relationship between magic and religion. One of the characters that Davies uses to relate the theme of magic and religion is Dunstable Ramsay....   [tags: Robertson Davies Fifth Business Essays Papers]

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Analyzing the Column of Trajan

- The city of Rome delivers rich culture, influential architecture, and beautiful scenery that collectively demonstrate a course of great history and a prominent civilization. There are various structures from Imperial Rome that are highly recognized and mentioned within artistic research. Some examples include the Pantheon, Basilica Ulpia, Flavian Amphitheater, Arch of Titus, and Column of Trajan. Also referred to as Trajan’s Column, the iconic sculpture retains a prestigious appearance as it’s shown with characteristics of empowering height and intricate detail (Fig....   [tags: iconic sculptures in Rome]

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The Column Antoninus Pius

- The Column of Antoninus Pius was a Roman triumphal column dedicated to honor the Roman emperor Antoninus Pius and his wife Faustina the Elder by his successors, co-emperors Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, in 161 A.D. The column alone was 14.75 meters high and 1.90 meters in diameter, which was composed, of red granite, with no reliefs on the column like other triumphal columns such as those of Trajan and Marcus Aurelius. The column itself has been lost to history, however the base expresses iconography that art historians are still studying and interpreting today....   [tags: rome, emperor, death]

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Questions On Writing ' The Middle Column '

- Name: Kirstin Cain Directions: Type in your transcript in the middle column; they table will expand as you type. Number Dialogue Comments 1. Kirstin: Hi Patricia. How are you? Greeting. 2. Patricia: I am a little down at the moment. 3. Kirstin: What’s going on? Open question. 4. Patricia: I just found out I was pregnant. 5. Kirstin: Mmmm, that’s news. Prompt. 6. Patricia: Yeah. 7. Kirstin: How are you feeling about it? Open question. 8. Patricia: Scared. I do not know what to do. 9. Kirstin: How many kids do you have now? Information seeking closed question....   [tags: Question, Sentence, Interrogative word, Questions]

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The Fifth And Fifth Amendment Rights

- Both the Fifth and Sixth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution involve the right to counsel. 6th amendment grants right to counsel ensures the right to effective assistance of counsel during the critical stages of a criminal prosecution. The Fifth Amendment right to counsel was recognized as part of Miranda v. Arizona and refers to the right to counsel during a custodial interrogation; Meaning It doesn 't necessarily mean handcuffed but the police have taken the suspect his or her freedom of action in any significant way for example a traffic stop....   [tags: Criminal law, Jury, United States Constitution]

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Database Model Of Column Family Database

- • Key-Value Stores Key-value stores are designed for storing data in flexible and schema-less way. In these databases, data is stored as a list of keys with their corresponding values. All keys are unique and data access is achieved by means of key-value association. In addition, all keys are stored in a hash table to provide quick access for them. Values may contain actual information (raw data), or they may contain another set of keys. Key-value stores provide high concurrency, fast lookups and massive storage....   [tags: Database, Relational model, Relational database]

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Fifth Business1

- Fifth Business1 Canadian Heritage Commercial A railroad line is shown in the background as workers slave away at finishing the Canadian Pacific Rail line, which will run through all of Canada. Finally, the last stake is driven into the rail line thus completing it, rendering it useful for many years to come and effecting the lives of many in the present and future. The purpose of this essay is to reveal the importance of Canadian history in the novel Fifth Business by Robertson Davies....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Fifth Business

- Fifth Business There are many different paths people can take throughout their lives. In the novel, Fifth Business by Robertson Davies, the main character, Dunstan Ramsey, takes the path of the Canadian hero. There are many different steps to be taken by the hero and Dunstan Ramsey follows his path by completing each step. Dunstan’s journey begins when he gets his call for adventure. The call for adventure lets the hero know that his or her life is about to change. Dunstan’s call for adventure comes when he leaves for Europe for the second time to search for the little Madonna....   [tags: essays papers]

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Is Jezebel 's Online Advice Column

- Dominant representations of how the world should be, and how people should behave permeate the world in which we live. Hegemonic representations sexuality and gender play a significant role in how people are told to behave and see themselves. This paper aims to argue that Jezebel’s online advice column Friendzone does more than offer terrible advice to its naive readers: it propagates status quo acceptance of hegemonic practices and beliefs, doing little to break the insidious distribution of powerful mainstream beliefs....   [tags: Gender, Gender role, Woman, Masculinity]

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The Advice Column From The Boston Globe

- The advice column from The Boston Globe included a married woman seeking advice on her marriage and sexual orientation. The woman seeking advice explained to journalist, Meredith Goldstein, that she had been married to her husband for more than 20 years, but only now is she realizing that she is no longer attracted to her husband or interested in their marriage. She admits that before she met her husband, she had known that she had liked women. Now, she regularly finds herself fantasizing and dreaming about being with women and even buys lesbian fiction....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Husband, Love]

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K. Column Oriented Data Storage System

- C. Column Family Stores Like document databases, Wide-Column (or Column-Family) stores (hereafter WC/CF) employ a distributed, column-oriented data structure that accommodates multiple attributes per key. While some WC/CF stores have a Key-Value DNA (e.g., the Dynamo-inspired Cassandra),most are patterned after Google‘s Big table, the petabyte-scale internal distributed data storage system Google developed for its search index and other collections like Google Earth and Google Finance. D. Graph Databases In contrast to relational databases and the already introduced key oriented NoSQL databases, graph databases are specialized on efficient management of heavily linked data....   [tags: Database, SQL, Database model, Data model]

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Analysis Of The Article ' Column Causes The Great Possum Predicament '

- South is a place beyond our imagination to figure out said by Edward L. Ayers in What We Talk about When We Talk about the south. South has an intense culture as different type of people are living here. These cultures are unique in their own way. The reading also talks about the culture of the south is disappearing day by day. The cultures have been leaking little by little. The festivals what we celebrate today may not be celebrated after 20-25 years. After each successive time, something new is introduced and something old is disappearing....   [tags: Meat, Ethics of eating meat, Eating, The Culture]

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The Fourth Amendment And The Fifth Amendment

- right is violated in any way it is most likely the violator would face criminal charges or consequences due to their actions for denying citizens their Fourth Amendment right. Fifth Amendment Our Fifth Amendment discusses due process, self-incrimination, double jeopardy and eminent domain. Consider this Amendment as a safeguard stating no person shall be under pressure to answer for any crime, unless he or she is under the indictment of a grand jury (Abadinsky, 2008). The only exception to the Fifth Amendment would be the cases involving any military or militia presently servicing or during war times....   [tags: United States Constitution, Law, Crime]

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"Fifth Business" by Robertson Davies

- The novel Fifth Business, by Robertson Davies, is the first installment of Roberson Davies’ Deptford Trilogy. The novel is a memoir of Robertson Davies’ fictional character, Dunstan Ramsay, in the form of a letter to the school’s headmaster. Dunstan speaks of his childhood, being involved with the town fool, Mary Dempster, and his evolving interest in hieroglyphics. Fifth Business has been ranked 40th on the American Modern Library’s “reader’s list” of the 100 best novels of the 20th century. Robertson Davies is effective in using many different literary devices in driving his plot forward....   [tags: Literary Review]

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The Fifth Sacred Thing

- In The Fifth Sacred Thing by Starhawk, the world of 2048 has suffered a series of environmental, military and political disasters leaving much of the population dead and the planet destroyed. In San Francisco (Ecotopia) eco-feminists have created an egalitarian, environmental utopia based on a kind of ‘Pagan’ or Native American spirituality. There are five elements of air, fire, earth, water and spirit representing the true wealth of society “that no one can profit from individually” (274). There are shrines to the first four of these on a hill outside the city, where they are tended by the priestesses....   [tags: Starhawk, society, Ecotopia]

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The Fifth of March by Ann Rinaldi

- I read a book about the Boston Massacre the was originally named the bloody massacre. The amount of killed persons is generally accepted to be 5 people. The Fifth of March is a 1993 novel about the Boston Massacre (of March 5, 1770) by historian and author Ann Rinaldi, who was also the author of many other historical fiction novels such as Girl in Blue and A Break with Charity. This book is about a young indentured servant girl named Rachel Marsh who finds herself changing as she meets many people, including young Matthew Kilroy, a British private in the 29th regiment....   [tags: the Boston massacre, book review]

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The Fifth Discipline by Peter Senge

- ... the degree to which the generation of new knowledge builds upon current knowledge (Malerba, 2002b). He identifies three different sources of cumulativeness. The first source is learning processes and dynamic increasing returns at the technology level. The cognitive nature of learning processes and the past knowledge constrain current research, but also generate new questions and new knowledge. The second source is related to organisational capabilities. These capabilities are firm specific and can be improved only gradually over time....   [tags: knowledge, learning process]

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The Fifth Step Of An Ethical Problem

- The fifth step would require the counselor to record what she can do to gain the needed information to make an ethical decision and the course of action to be taken in order to resolve the ethical problem (Luke, Goodrich, & Gilbride, 2013). For example, the counselor would research and write down local experts to contact, write down applicable ethical codes, and possible dates to meet with the principal. This step would clarify a plan to gather needed information to take further action. In step six, the counselor would analyze information from step five with the CRW factors at different levels and list the CRW elements that support or conflict with an action or decision and associate each a...   [tags: Ethics, Decision making, Business ethics, Culture]

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The Fifth Amendment And The Rights It Ensures

- The Sixth Amendment and the Rights it Ensures "Those who wrote our constitutions knew from history and experience that it was necessary to protect against unfounded criminal charges brought to eliminate enemies and against judges too responsive to the voice of higher authority"(Maravillosa 1). These words said by Justice Byron White are the exact living dispute of the protection of the rights the United States Constitution and its Amendments promise us. The Sixth Amendment protects the rights of the people specifically in the courtroom and the conditions of law....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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The Correlation Between Junk Food And Obesity Among Fifth Grade Children

- Summary: Ashlesha Datar and Nancy Nicosia’s article describes their research on the correlation between junk food and obesity among fifth grade children. The experiment controlled the children’s B.M.I. when entering the school, and then continually took note of it throughout the duration of the year. During the year, the amount of junk food available for purchase would be controlled and adjusted to collect data, such as the student’s weight, test scores, and engagement. The source states that there is no firm connection between the points of unhealthy food, and high B.M.I....   [tags: Nutrition, Junk food, Eating, Health]

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My First Day Of Fifth Grade

- It was my second day of fifth grade. After having a welcoming morning, the lunch bell finally rang, and it was time to go sit down at the lunch tables. This is definitely when most of the drama occurs, still in eight grade. Your friends get mad at you if you sit with someone else, and not them. This happens even if it is just for one day. I looked left to right, debating where to sit. Brooke was telling me to go sit with the popular girls, because we were friends with them. Even though many of the girls, were my best friends, I wanted to try something new....   [tags: Virtue, Friendship, Interpersonal relationship]

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The Fifth Dimension Of Culture : Michael Bond

- The fifth dimension of culture: Michael bond (1988): Hofstede’s initial research stimulated other culture related studies and the fifth cultural dimension was isolated in association with Canadian researcher Michael bond (1988). whose research was conducted from a Chinese perspective. (Cole,2003, p129) Short term orientation is when you are focused on the present or past and consider them more important than the future. This means you value tradition, social hierarchy and fulfilling your social obligations....   [tags: Management, Culture, Bureaucracy, Max Weber]

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The Level Of Development Of The Fifth Grade Room

- 1. Most of the students that I personally work with in the fifth grade room are at the level of development that I would deem Actual Development. This is where I would expect them to be with their age in consideration, they children are at the age of adolescence where their brains start to work in different, more complex ways of thinking. These students don’t have a hard time solving problems on their own, actually most of the time they solve them in better ways that I personally think of. I think that this is mostly due to the fact that they are fairly brushed up on the knowledge that we are tapping into, for example they all learned fairly recently about dinosaurs and the last time I learn...   [tags: Learning, Problem solving, Question, Chemistry]

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Is Lung Cancer The Fifth Deadliest Disease?

- When a diagnosis of a disease is presented to a patient, questions will start to overflow their mind. What next. How do I tell my family. Why me. Lung cancer is the fifth deadliest disease in the United States. Native Americans have a different encounter with lung cancer involving morbidity and mortality than non-Native Americans. Although, studies have shown that the incidence of squamous cell lung cancer is higher in Native Americans than whites (Fesinmeyer, 4810). The use of traditional and commercial tobacco has a strong presence in this issue....   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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My Ethnographic Research On Fifth Grade

- As a tween, I was not able to receive the sixth-grade experience since I tested out of it upon completing the equivalent of fifth grade back in Africa. Due to me not getting this experience, I decided conduct my ethnographic research on three sixth grade girls that attend Lillie May Carroll Jackson Charter School, an all-girls school in the city of Baltimore with brown bricks walls overlooking a busy road, and tall blue doors that require the approval of the receptionist to be opened. Through code switching, I was able to persuade the somewhat hesitant students to describe to me, what it is like to be a sixth grader as I approached them with the predisposed notion that they live an unchallen...   [tags: Mother, Family, Sixth grade, Father]

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Miranda vs. Arizona and the Fifth and Sixth Amendments

- The Fifth and Sixth Amendments like every other law out there is used in ways other than what it was initially for, by being interpreted by stretch provisions according to what feels right. What was it meant for. The brutality to suspects who we're being accused of their so called "wrong doing" dictated what would eventually change the way we work suspects. The police force had not been given what proper provisions to follow when interrogating suspects of criminal charges giving them disadvantages on many occasions though out the course of law....   [tags: rights, law enforcement, suspect]

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The World’s Newly Labeled Fifth Ocean

- Thesis Statement The relabeling of the world’s oceans by the International Hydrographic Organization was a beneficial decision for research involving the ecosystem and important boundaries for the conservation of the marine life within the Southern ocean. Outline I. A. Key points of the introduction. 1. One benefit of relabeling the oceans of the world is that it separates an ocean that has unique features of its own. 2. The second benefit is to designate the official limits of the Southern Ocean that will help with different types of research....   [tags: Ocean Essays]

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The Study of Guild in Fifth Business by Robertson Davies

- Guilt can take on many forms. It is a powerful force to overcome, and a majority of people collapse because of it. In “Fifth Business”, by Robertson Davies, guilt is the intended study that is portrayed throughout the novel and impacts a number of lives. Davies demonstrates this by having one character feeling guilt and tries to confront it, a second character ignoring it and a third who tries to run away from it. Davies introduces the reader with Dunstan Ramsay and Percy Boyd Staunton who are parallels in competition with each other....   [tags: dunstan, davies]

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