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Allegory in Forster's The Other Side of the Hedge

- Allegory in Forster's The Other Side of the Hedge After reading the first few paragraphs, The Other Side of the Hedge, by E. M. Forster, seems to be nothing more than a story about a man walking down a long road. The narrator's decision to go through the hedge transforms the story into an allegory that is full of symbols representing Forster's view of the journey of life. The author develops the allegory through the use of several different symbols including the long road, the hedge and the water....   [tags: Forster Other Side of the Hedge Essays]

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The Other Side Of The Hedge

- “The Other Side of the Hedge” By E.M. Forster Life, and its meaning, is the theme of many stories, because people understand so little about it. It has been described as a path, a destination, a game, and many other things, depending on the views of the person writing the story. Along with its meaning, people have always debated over what makes a life good, or if and how one life can be considered more valuable than another. No two stories about life are the same, and each new story about life gives us an insight into how the author feels about the subject, and what makes living life worthwhile....   [tags: Suicide, Death, Meaning of life]

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The Bayou Hedge Fund Collapse

- In 1995 The Bayou Hedge Fund Group, referred to as the fund, was founded by Samuel Israel III in Stamford, Connecticut with the intention to produce high returns for investors. Good intentions were not enough when the fund began to experience losses almost immediately and Mr. Israel resorted to fraudulent activities to keep the appearance of success alive. The resulting life of the fund was filled will illegal, fraudulent, and unethical activities that finally brought the fund to bankruptcy and landed Mr....   [tags: Case History, Bankruptcy]

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Implementation Of The Act : Outline And Outline

- ... In accordance with the Dodd-Frank Act, a lot of institutions are involved in enforcing this law. Apart from the newly-established the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC), Office of Financial Research (OFR), Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (BCFP), existing financial regulators including Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Federal Reserve (Fed ) and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (SIPC) are all charged with the administration and enforcement of Dodd-Frank....   [tags: Financial services, Bank, Citigroup, Hedge fund]

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The Other Side Of The Story-

- The Other Side of the Story- “Misconceptions of the Absentee Father” What is an Absentee father. How does the “label” of being an absentee parent affect the person in question. These are all things that some may often wonder or even care about. “Whereas most absentee fathers usually remain silent for their actions, some maintain a strong stance that the reason for their absence is simply not their fault. They often blame others for their role as a father figure, or lack thereof in the life of their children....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Father, Family]

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The Other Side of the Door

- I was conscious before I opened my eyes. The air I breathed in was fresh and clean. There was no noise to be heard. Eyes still shut, I shifted about. I was lying on a bed, or maybe a mattress. It was a significant improvement from the floor, but it wasn't really the most comfortable of beds, either. The first thing I saw after opening my eyes was a plain, white ceiling. I almost flipped out - I thought that I was back in Carl Cooper's prison cell. But then I noticed the lower, significantly larger window right next to me....   [tags: short story]

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The Other Side of the Bridge

- In the novel, The Other Side of the Bridge by Mary Lawson, the author capitalizes upon society’s expectation of a character to emphasize the struggle to achieving his goals. Ian, one of the central characters in the plot line, is heavily impacted by these expectations, which hold a substantial influence upon his decision’s regarding his future. To teenagers an expectation: a strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the future, is nothing but a restriction upon them. Ian believes he is contained within these expectations; to the point where he does not wish to follow this given path....   [tags: Mary Lawson, expectation, youth, society]

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The Other Side Of Investing

- ... On the other hand investor B that does not have excess resources tends to jump in the new opportunities arises in the market even with the accompanied risk. Thus, investor will be able to how to make decision logically. Next, planning their investment goal also helps the investors to understand their preferred style of investment. With the vast amount of investors in the stock market, different style of investment is inevitably occurs. One investor may want to have a high turnover rate on his stock, which indicates that he wants his stocks to sell inflow and outflow to be fast....   [tags: Stock market, Stock, Investment, Finance]

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Talking to the Other Side

- In Todd Jay Leonard’s book, Talking to the Other Side, he explores how mostly Judeo-Christian roots evolving into radical Puritan religions of the 17th and 18th centuries in America played a role in the formation of a religious movement that would and still does, cater to the needs of those who could not find satisfaction in such fundamentalist Christian religions. He subsequently talks about how Spiritualism, which “provided people with a renewed sense of hope philosophically, that there was something beyond this earthly experience…and [that] no matter how sinful a person was in life on earth, salvation and redemption was at hand for those who were willing to work toward it in spirit” (Leo...   [tags: Literary Analysis, Jay Leonard]

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Life From The Other Side

- ... “Some of the deadliest years included 2013, when 168 bodies were recovered, and 2012, when 156 were found” (Duara). Lifeless bodies of young kids and adults are retrieved and sometimes they are unable to be identified. Hopeful dreams perish in the hot blazing sun and minds that could have changed the world are lost forever. These events need to be stopped and a solution must be presented in order for incidents like those in the desert to stop growing. One could just imagine getting the news of a relative never being found or lost due to insufficient water or over exposure of sun....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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The Darker Side of Exposition

- The Darker Side of Exposition An exploration into the unseen side of world fairs. “Expositions are the timekeepers of progress. They record the world’s advancement. They stimulate energy, enterprise, and intellect of the people and quicken human genius. They go into the home. They broaden and brighten the life of the people. They open mighty storehouses of information for the student. Every exposition, great or small, has helped this onward step.” President William Mckinley 1901 Contents Introduction 3 Human Zoo’s or enhancement of knowledge. 4 Expo’s and Racism 5 Expositions and money. 7 Sustainability of Expositions 9 Conclusion 12 Works Cited 13   Introduction Exposition, as defined by...   [tags: the unseen side of world fairs]

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The Pros of Investing in Hedge Funds

- A healthy and strong economy requires a financial system the moves funds from people who save to people who have productive investment opportunities. A hedge fund is an actively managed fund that seeks an absolute return, that is, a return whether markets go up or down. Hedge funds are an offshore investment fund, which partake in conjecture, using credit or borrowed capital. Hedge funds are not, but often confused of obtaining the same risk pattern as normal investments, in contempt of often measured through the same standard of quantative metrics, hedge funds have qualitative risks that make them unique to evaluate and analyze....   [tags: economic alternatives]

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The Other Side Is Not Dumb By Sean Blanda

- ... Yet, the series “Game of Thrones” has under 10 million viewers, but 253 mentions in the New York Times. Next to this figure is another graph of primetime drama Emmy nominations of the shows listed in the previous image, showing the programs with higher viewing rates being nominated significantly less than the programs with less views but more media attention. This image correlates to Sean’s overall message in the story and gives hard evidence of what the media is talking about vs the actual habits of people....   [tags: Sociology, Mass media, Peer group, Twitter]

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Communication As A Person On The Other Side Of The World

- Communication throughout the ages has changed greatly. In the past, all communication was done face to face or through written letters. Today, technology has evolved the way people can communicate. It is now possible to communicate with a person on the other side of the world. However, this ease of communication presents some challenges, mainly through difficulty in understanding the other person but also due to cultural differences. What one culture deems as acceptable, may not be true for the other....   [tags: Culture, Cross-cultural communication]

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The Other Side of Silence, by Urvashi Butalia

- Urvashi Butalia in her book, The Other Side of Silence, attempts to analyze the partition in Indian society, through an oral history of Indian experiences. The collection of traumatic events from those people who lived through the partition gives insight on how history has enveloped these silences decades later. Furthermore, the movie 1947 Earth reveals the bitterness of partition and its effect of violence on certain characters. The most intriguing character which elucidates the silence of the partition is the child, Lenny....   [tags: Partition of India and its Effects]

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The Other Side Of The Bridge By Mary Lawson

- Everyone has expectations to uphold and often it can feel overwhelming to comply with them all. When one chooses not to comply to the expectations set by oneself or from others, it can be seen as an act of rebellion, foolish-thinking, or a failure to see what the future holds. Similarly, expectations that are too elevated towards others can result in a harsh confrontation with reality. In the novel, The Other Side of the Bridge, by Mary Lawson, the author develops the idea that one bearing too many expectations of others and of oneself can lead to developing distress and feelings of betrayal if the expectations are not met....   [tags: Family, Mother, Want, Expectation]

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The Other Side Of Desire By Daniel Bergner

- ... Personally, I would avoid all open toe shoes and sandals. Another concern would be the initial sessions with the patient and enabling him to feel comfortable to confide in me, and my focus would be on his perception of his fetish and lifting the shame. A patient also has their interpretation of what normal and abnormal sexual desires and behaviors are such as in the case of the Baroness. The Baroness feels no guilt even though she inflicts pain on others. From her perspective, there is a consensual contract between her and her submissive allowing the intense, dangerous sexual behavior....   [tags: Sexual intercourse, Human sexuality]

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Green economics: The other side of the grass

- Green economics: The other side of the grass President Barrack Obama in his first speech to the Congress of the United States presented the idea of a green economic solution for some of the troubles facing the United States economy. The potential and the flaws of the idea of green economics have since entered the debate of citizen and politician alike (Goldenberg). Globally, the idea of a green market has begun to attract more attention than ever. The state of the global economic situation is dire....   [tags: Environmental Issues]

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The Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- In the book This Side of Paradise by F. Scott Fitzgerald, even though the main protagonist’s, Amory Blaine, character development is completely controlled by Fitzgerald's life, Amory goes through many changes through the story and they are born from the people Amory is around and Amory interactions with other characters are in relation to how Fitzgerald interacted and responded with others. Amory’s character seems to fluctuate throughout the novel, the more types of people he meets the more ideas he obtains and begins to view life differently or back to the same way multiple times....   [tags: This Side of Paradise, F.Scott Fitzgerald]

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Investors and Hedge Funds

- Are hedge funds suitable for retail investors. There are many different reasons that mankind save and invest for. Generally, pension fund is the best choice for investors who are not keen to take risks. The pension fund is by far the highest number of investment that is low risk for many people. However, the pension fund is low return as well. “At annuity rate 8% of per annum (p.a.), a pension of £20,000 a year requires a pension fund of £250,000” (Redhead, 2008:1). In 1949, the first hedge fund was created by Alfred Jones....   [tags: Business, Investment]

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West Side : Film Review

- The film West Side takes place in New York City where a Polish- American gang, referred to as the Jets, competes against a Puerto Rican gang, the Sharks, to own the neighborhood streets. The central theme of this film is passionate love that defies friendships, family and other factors. To add to that, the dominating genre of the film is a musical involving drama and romance. To begin with, in this film, Richard Beymer (Tony) is the former leader of the jet that lives with Riff, works at Docs store and is in love with Maria....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story, Maria]

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Social Interactions in Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Hancock’s The Blind Side and Shaun Tan’s The Lost thing

- Social interactions are an essential part of all relationships; they are the determining factor of one’s perceptions of the world around them as well as their own identity. This idea is presented in uniquely an array of texts including, William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, Shaun Tan’s The Lost Thing and The Blind Side produced by John Lee Hancock. Society and its expectations can make a significant impact on one’s ability to fit in to an environment. Some individuals’ however challenge society and break down social barriers in order to improve or limit an individual’s aptitude to assimilate....   [tags: The Blind Side]

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This Side Of Paradise By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- There are certain struggles in life that some are not sufficiently knowledgeable to overcome. A prevalent issue, F. Scott Fitzgerald was unwillingly forced into, during the twentieth century, was naiveness. This brought common misconceptions of what makes life worthwhile. The novel, This Side of Paradise, by F. Scott Fitzgerald, is influenced by his adolescent to adult years. Through the character of Amory Blaine, Fitzgerald portrays that naiveness and conceit can prevent life fulfillment. Amory Blaine, raised and influenced solely by his hedonistic mother, begins his education unable to fit in....   [tags: Love, F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise]

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The Other Side of Big Business

- The Other Side of Big Business In America in the 1880s, big business began to flourish due to the likes of J.P. Morgan and Andrew Carnegie. They established this by being very successful businessman themselves, and doing what they had to do to be successful, such as cut corners, whether it be in the likes of sanitation and working conditions, or pay lower wages because of the resources provided. Naturally, some sacrifices needed to be made in order to achieve this goal. But in the long run, I believe that it was well more then worth it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Effects And Side Effects Of Today's Legal Prohormones

- “At his age, you have to ask, Did he accomplish all of this by rejuvenating his strength from day to day with those substances?” baseball great Hank Aaron asked regarding anabolic substance abuser Barry Bonds. Prohormones are a relatively new supplement said to be the “legal” form of steroids. (Aaron) Though some people see huge gains while on using prohormones, they don’t know the true damage prohormones really cause. Athletes and bodybuilders taking prohormones experience terrible side effects, muscular gains that are less than expected, depleted testosterone levels and destroyed endocrine systems....   [tags: steroids, side effects, body, supplement]

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The Other Side of Racism

- The Other Side of Racism When most people think of racism or supremacy, the images that come to their mind are white power organizations that undermine blacks and other minorities. Groups such as the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, Skinheads and the White Nationalist Party may be some that come to mind. However, many people are not aware of other racist organizations and powerful leaders that influence people other than whites. A prime example of this is Louis Farrakahn, perhaps one of world's premier black leaders, who condones racism against whites and people of different religions....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Other Side of Paradise

- The Other Side of Paradise Any avid viewer of television has seen the advertisement. The sun reflects over a gleaming ocean, ornately dressed women dance in circles, smiling couples dine at sunset, children laugh and run across the beach, then the announcer says, “come to Barbados, paradise awaits you”. Although I consider myself a grounded and logical person, I confess that each time the announcer alluringly gives the invitation, wistful thoughts run through my head. The idea of leaving behind the chaos of everyday life and retreating to a place of laughter and no worries is truly tempting....   [tags: Free Essays Online]

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Relationships in The Other Side of the Bridge by Mary Lawson

- ... Even though Ian loves fishing as a teenager, it is something both Ian and Pete still do even after Ian has established his career. In the epilogue at the end of the novel Ian and Pete end up fishing again and Pete says, “Nope. But he’s down there, man. He’s down there.”(355). Going back to the memory of trying to catch the fish that almost pulled Pete overboard, showing that Ian is staying in Struan for good. Ending the novel with doing something he loves to do with his best friend and implying that he is escaping from the recent news of Arthur’s upcoming death....   [tags: jeolousy, revalry, power, obession]

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The Story Behind the Scars, The Other Side of Paradise: A Memoir

- The Story Behind the Scars “The Other Side of Paradise: A Memoir” is a vivid recollection of Staceyann Chin's traumatic childhood as she discovers her voice and identity growing up in Jamaica beginning in 1972. At the age of four, Staceyann is already experiencing the oppressions related with being a girl. Delano, her older brother by two years, is the only male in the house as both of their fathers are out of the picture. Since they are both raised by their deaf and illiterate grandmother, Delano exercises his masculinity over Staceyann in numerous ways, even at the age of six....   [tags: Stacyann Chin, literary analysis]

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The Other Side : Rey Was Never The Shy Type

- ... It marks 3:00am in the clock and Rey had fallen asleep, her little snores echoing through the phone, just friends. On Ben’s 18th birthday, he had finally got his license and was allowed to drive his dad’s car on one condition, he won 't put any “gothic weird stuff you kids do nowadays” (quote by Mr Solo himself) and that was it. The next day, Ben sneaked up to her room in the middle of the night with his broken black vans, almost falling but made it safely and asked her the most important question ever “Rey could you cut my hair?”....   [tags: Debut albums, English-language films, Birthday]

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Freedoms on the Other Side of the Window

- In Gustave Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, a young woman’s constant desire for a better life is symbolized by the simple usage of windows. Emma Bovary is trapped in a marriage she thought would make her happy. Instead, it lead to her being trapped in her house watching other people have freedom and happiness. As she peers through the windows, Emma sees her dreams and freedoms, but the window divides her fantasy life from the reality of her life. The dreams Emma ponders on include: wealth, true love, and happiness....   [tags: Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary]

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The Other Side of the Enmancipation Proclamation

- ... Bryant "Ku Klux Klan in the Reconstruction Era.") The KKK’s tactics of political terrorism were effective and set fear in the hearts of many. Black churches and schools were burned, citizens attacked, and people who refused proper submission were beaten and killed. This was a terrible time in American history and truly shows southern whites contempt for emancipation of their slaves, and the extremes circumstances whites would go to express that animosity. Another example of the hostility and hatred of the southern whites was lynching....   [tags: segregation, equality for African Americans]

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On the Other Side of the Fence

- According to Merriam-Webster, a holocaust is a destruction involving widespread death, specifically by fire. In 1943, World War II was at its’ peak. At that time, Jewish people, Jehovah’s Witnesses, Soviet prisoners of war, and homosexuals were all herded like cattle into concentration camps by Adolf Hitler’s Nazi army. Hitler’s goal was to form what he believed to be a “superior” race known as Aryan. Hitler believed that the Aryan race (blond hair and blue eyes) was “superior” to these groups of people....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Other Side of the Door

- "Thanks, but for the last time," I said, trying not to sound ungrateful. "I honestly do not need to see a therapist." "But, Anisa..." my mum sighed, worry still dancing around in her eyes. "You try to hide it, but just seem so upset all the - recently. Of course, we understand, regarding the circumstances. But that just makes it even more reasonable for you to consult a professional." "We're just concerned about you," dad added on. I gave them a genuine smile, and told them once again that I was fine....   [tags: personal narrative]

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My Uncle 's House - Original Writing

- My uncle’s house When I first arrived in the United States My family stayed with my uncle here in California. His house welcome us to stay here for several months while my parents look for our own. It has only been two years since I migrated, and the first months and days I do not really wanted to stay any longer, but my relatives (uncle and aunt) encouraged me to become a stronger person and explore new things so that I would not feel being homesick. Adding to that, those first days were my favorite, though I am still adjusting....   [tags: Family, Aunt, Stay, The Other Side]

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The Search for Identity in This Side of Paradise

- The Search for Identity in This Side of Paradise   In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel This Side of Paradise, Amory Blaine searches for his identity by "mirroring" people he admires.  However, these "mirrors" actually block him from finding his true self.  He falls in love with women whose personalities intrigue him; he mimics the actions of men he looks up to.  Eleanor Savage and Burne Holiday serve as prime examples of this.  Until Amory loses his pivotal "mirror," Monsignor Darcy, he searches for his soul in all the wrong places.  When Monsignor Darcy dies, Amory has the spiritual epiphany he needs to reach his "paradise" - the knowledge of who Amory Blaine truly is.              Amory...   [tags: This Side of Paradise Essays]

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A Summary of West Side Story

- West Side Story      The drama/musical, which parodies the story of Romeo & Juliet, takes place in a city of New York, probably in the early 50’s late 40’s. It is a tale of two rival gangs, which despises the other in a vicious circle of hate. Riff leader of the Jets; a group mainly of Polish origin and the Sharks of Spanish origin with their leader Bernardo. It seems as though the two rivals have been at their quarrels since before the story took place. Through mysterious fate the neutral one’s from either side meet....   [tags: West Side Story]

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Prejudices in "The West Side Story" by Arthur Laurents

- The book West Side Story written by Arthur Laurents is set in the mid 1950’s, created as modern version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. West Side Story is a romantic tragedy about two characters that are supposedly completely different and aren’t accepted when they fall in love. The “difference’s” between these characters is centered on the prejudice’s they had against each other. Prejudice is a harsh opinion or feeling formed previously without any knowledge or reason. The Jets and the Sharks used many prejudices against other races, sex, and age....   [tags: West Side Story, Arthur Laurents, Shakespeare, Rom]

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Past and Present Life

- In The Other Side of Eden, Hugh Brody details the lives of an Inuit village in the Arctic. This group has several things that distinguish them from others. One of the interesting things about this group is that children can be named for their late grandparents. The example in the selections shows a baby girl who was named for her late grandmother. Since she was named for her grandmother, the child is considered to have her spirit, and thus she is treated both as a child, and with the respect given to an elder....   [tags: The Other Side of Eden, Hugh Brody]

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An Analysis of On the Other Hand

- An Analysis of "On the Other Hand" "On the Other Hand", what is on the other hand. Rachel Hadas tells about the living, the dead and shows the reader the other side of usual thoughts about the dead and living. She lists the faults of the living and the virtues of the dead, in order to explain her first statement, "it is no wonder why we love the dead". Yet, then turns everything around again in the last statement of this free verse poem. Rachel Hadas poem, "On the Other Hand" clearly depicts the many differences of the "brittle, easily wounded" living and the "patient, peaceful" dead....   [tags: On the Other Hand Essays]

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Self: Plunging into the Other Side of the Mirror

- Self: Plunging into the Other Side of the Mirror Only in a mirror do we find ourselves. We cannot do it when we are apart, distanced, from who and what we are: we need to see our shapes, our selves, in the way we cannot see ourselves subjectively. But still, the glass plays with us, contorting and distorting, even if it is nothing more than a straightforward, honest reflection. It is our minds which are the true lenses. Why do we feel this compunction throughout the ages to look at our own reflections....   [tags: Self Consciousness Awareness Papers]

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Modern Hedge Funds No Longer Successfully Reduce Risk

- Examine the view that modern hedge funds are no longer capable of successfully reducing risk, and that they now struggle to provide absolute returns to investors An economy requires a financial system that moves funds from people who save to people who have productive investment opportunities. A hedge fund is an actively managed fund that seeks an absolute return, that is, a return whether markets go up or down (Valdez & Molyneux 2013). Hedge funds are often confused of obtaining the same risk pattern as normal investments, hedge funds have a unique scale of risks that make them different to evaluate and analyze....   [tags: financial analysis]

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Changing Lives From The Other Side

- Changing Lives from the Other Side “To teach is to touch lives forever” is a popular phrase that teachers like to be reminded of. I know this because they almost all have it framed on their desk, up on their walls on posters, or have a t-shirt with the theme on it. Another is “To teach a child is to change the world.” I haven’t been a teacher, but I work with children and with children’s health at The Little Gym, and I volunteer at the homeless center’s children’s activity room. I can’t say that I’ve touched or changed their lives, but I know that they’ve changed my view on love more than anything else has....   [tags: essays research papers]

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What I Think About The Grass Is Greener On The Other Side

- ... I think that everyone did not have to think too long about what age they wish they were. I actually thought everyone would be happy and say that they wish they stayed the same age as they are currently. However, that was not the case. Everyone except the 66 yr. old individual wished they were older than they were. The other thing that surprised me during the interviews was the fact that everyone was in agreement that they never wanted to be in the 1-5 year old age range since they could not remember anything from that time in their life....   [tags: Question, Interview, Gerontology, Difference]

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Growing Up During the Holocaust: A Look at the Other Side of World War II

- ... When he turned eighteen years of age, he became a member of the Nazi Party and was required to serve as a public servant or in the military until the minimum age of twenty-one. In Hitler Youth, the boys were taught principlse of the Nazi Party, including Aryan superiority and anti-Semitism. They were also taught the qualities of dedication, comradeship, and obedience. Girls took part in the League of German Girls, which promoted more lady-like Nazi qualities, such as homemaking and motherhood....   [tags: growing up in WWII as a civilian onlooker]

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Essay on Whitman’s Bivouac on a Mountain Side

- Analysis of Whitman’s Bivouac on a Mountain Side First published after the conclusion of the Civil War in 1865, Walt Whitman’s poem “Bivouac on a Mountain Side” portrays more than just the tangible picture of a transcendentalist’s vision. The mood of the poem reflects the author’s observations and visions of the Civil War while stationed in Washington and Virginia as well as his beliefs about the war by use of imagery and symbolism. The use of imagery in “Bivouac on a Mountain Side” is one of the compelling factors that draws the reader into the poem so that he/she no longer reads what Whitman is writing, but rather sees what he is describing and understands Whitman’s place in th...   [tags: Whitman Bivouac on a Mountain Side]

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The Unforgettable Day Of India

- The unforgettable day In the shaggy, dirt ridden alleyway of India, referred to as the slum city nowadays was adjacent to the wealthy city of India and in the slum there was a homeless man. The man whom was in his mid 50 's had poor features with grey facial hair that was continually growing, his face looked tired and wrinkled, and his clothing was rags, wearing the same attire every day, was one of the tens and thousands living in the poor country. He did have a family which included 9 brothers and sisters whom most of them deceased because of the deadly virus gone around the slum....   [tags: Poverty, Wealth, American films, The Other Side]

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Hedge Fund Policy

- Hedge Fund Policy What makes a hedge fund such a unique investment. And why is it so controversial. Many feel the risks of a hedge fund strongly outweigh its benefits. And with some funds, it does. But when a hedge fund strives, it has impeccable potential. It is arguable that the regulation on hedge funds, or lack there of, is what allows for so many to falter. However, despite various suggestions for policy changes, a few lemons still remain. Would changes in policy and regulation of a Hedge Fund allow it to be a more attractive investment opportunity....   [tags: Economics Wealth Papers]

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Funds: Hedge and Mutual- Who and What They Are

- Funds: Hedge and Mutual- Who and What They Are Ever since their creation in 1949 by A. W. Jones, hedge funds have been widely regarded as a unique and luring alternative to investing ones money. Some have seen them as a replacement to the well-known mutual fund- while others believe that they are an entirely new domain. Besides defining both the hedge fund and mutual fund, this paper aims to expose the answer to a deeper question: Are hedge funds REALLY different than a mutual fund, and if so, how and why....   [tags: Finance Financing Money Essays]

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Jean-Paul Sartre: On the Other Side of Despair

- Jean-Paul Sartre: On the Other Side of Despair   In an age of modern pessimism and inauthentic, insignificant existence, Jean-Paul Sartre clearly stands out amongst the masses as a leading intellectual, a bastion of hope in the twentieth century. Confronting anguish and despair, absurdity and freedom, nihilism and transcendence, "Sartre totalized the twentieth century... in the sense that he was responsive with theories to each of the great events he lived through" as Arthur C. Danto commented (Marowski and Matuz 371)....   [tags: Biography Biographies Essays]

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Reception of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Work, This Side of Paradise

- Reception of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Bestseller, This Side of Paradise F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote the first draft of his first novel in army training camps between the years 1917 and 1918. The working title was The Romantic Egoist. By February of 1918, Fitzgerald had submitted his first full draft of the novel to Charles Scribner’s Sons only to have it be rejected. In October of 1918, Fitzgerald submitted a revised version to Scribner’s and again it was rejected. Finally, in 1918 the third version of The Romantic Egoist re-titled This Side of Paradise was accepted and published by Charles Scribner’s Sons....   [tags: Fitzgerald This Side of Paradise Essays]

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The Other Side: The Importance of Sex Education in High School

- High school years are generally the years people talk about when reminiscing. Many things happen in high school that are a milestone in a teenager’s life. Their first varsity basketball game, getting a class ring, and even maybe their first love. Along with their first love comes the topic, pressure, and even attraction, to sexual behavior. It is an inevitable feeling that all teenagers will feel at one point in time. With media today forcing sex in almost everything, adolescent sex is becoming a bigger problem....   [tags: prevention of STD's and teen pregnancy]

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Financial Institutions: The Use of Derivative Securities to Hedge Asset-Liability

- Using derivatives to hedge risk or to engage in speculation can be an effective tool for financial institutions. Financial institutions of all types and sizes can utilize derivative securities “to hedge their asset-liability exposures and thus reduce the value of their net worth at risk due to adverse events” (Saunders & Cornett, 2011, p. 696). In general, derivatives involve an arrangement that sets forth an exchange of an asset or cash flow at a set time and price in the future (Saunders & Cornett, 2011)....   [tags: swaps, risks, banks]

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Doubles in Fight Club and Cofer's The Other

- Doubles in Fight Club and Cofer's The Other        In the current age of technology and capitalism, many people get caught up in trying to define their individuality with mass produced goods.  In David Fincher's movie Fight Club, the narrator, who is commonly referred to as Jack, invents an alter ego to serve as a source of substance in the hallow world of corporate America. This alter ego, named Tyler Durden, is portrayed as a completely psychologically and physically separate being throughout the movie.  The inherent polarity in personality between these two personas proves to be a crucial point of interaction between the two characters, and is the basis for most of the action...   [tags: Fight Other]

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My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George

- My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George This book is told from the diary of the main character, Sam Gribley. Sam is a boy full of determination. He didn’t give up and go home like everyone thought he would. He is strong of mind. After the first night in the freezing rain, with no fire and no food, he still went on. He is a born survivor. He lasted the winter, through storms, hunger, and loneliness, and came out on top even when everyone expected him to fail. “The land is no place for a Gribley” p....   [tags: My Side Mountain Jean George Essays]

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The Disuniting of America and The Other America

- The American dream was used as an advertisement for the new America. It was used to build a large piece of empty land into a country. It was an idealistic dream that had no real control on how the environment would take to it. Both The Disuniting of America and The Other America show history repeating itself or foretelling the future. So we mustn’t have boundaries as to how far back it dictates. We must critique the past from the Mesozoic era. Nature is the final word to the progress made in time....   [tags: The Disuniting of America, The Other America]

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Exploring John Steinbeck's Short Story, The Chrysanthemums: Is the Grass Really Greener on the Other Side?

- John Steinbeck used his short story, The Chrysanthemums, as a visual illustration to answer the adage, “Is the grass “really” greener on the other side?“ During The Great Depression, the American dream had become a nightmare. What was once the land of opportunity was now the land of desperation. What was once the land of hope and optimism had become the land of despair. The American people were questioning all the maxims on which they had based their lives - democracy, capitalism, individualism....   [tags: The Chrysanthemums]

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The Other Side of the fence in Women Hollering Creek by Sandra Cisneros and The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie

- We have all been alienated, stereotyped, and felt the general loss of control at one point in our lives, weather you are black, native American, Hispanic, or white. Race, skin color or nationality does not matter. This is the reoccurring theme in both of the text, “Women Hollering Creek” and “The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven”. Women Hollering Creek is a story by Sandra Cisneros a noted Mexican novelist, poet, short story writer, and essayist (b. 1954). It is a story of a young Mexican girl Cleofilas, who with visions of grandeur leaves her family to marry a man she barely knows and begin a new life across the border in the United States....   [tags: literary contrast and analysis]

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The Other Boat

- The Other Boat Who am I. Why do I do what I do. When can I break the rules of society without being guilty. In the unique agony of seeking understanding, acceptance, and love, these several questions echo poignantly throughout human history. For all people these introspective problems—while difficult—desperately need answers, as answers to these questions dictate the choice to stay within the bounds of accepted ethics or to step out. The importance and difficulty of finding good answers to these questions intensifies for atheists and agnostics, since they must formulate answers with the full responsibility for their conclusions resting on their own shoulders....   [tags: Other Boat Edward Morgan Forster]

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Sublime Elements in Of Love and Other Demons

- Sublime Elements in Of Love and Other Demons       The book Of Love and Other Demons (1994), written by the Columbian Gabriel Garcia Marquez, has more characteristics of sublime literature than of magical realist literature. Magical Realism and the sublime are so closely related that distinguishing between the two is hard. They are more closely related than magical realism and the fantastic.   Of Love and Other Demons has elements of magical realism. Of all the magical elements, the most important and the most obvious is the dream that is shared by both Sierva and Delaura before they meet....   [tags: Of Love and Other Demons Essays]

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Analysis of West Side Story

- Analysis of West Side Story West Side Story came out in 1961 as a melodramatic musical that took place in New York. It takes the same theme as Shakespeare's, Romeo and Juliet, in that it is about two lovers whose relationship is not accepted by others because of conflicting backgrounds. The artistic intensions of this film are implicitly stated everywhere throughout the film. All of the dancing, singing, acting and pretend fighting was done thoroughly and very well, although the miking and mixing during the pretend fighting did not seem realistic....   [tags: Film West Side Story Movie Essays Papers]

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Asset Price Risk and Rent Risk: Homeownership

- Rent risk may veritably carry more risk than the common presumption of the risks associated with homeownership. University of Pennsylvania Wharton School professors Todd Sinai and Nicholas S. Souleles introduce a model of tenure choice that takes into consideration the rent volatility, a household’s expected length of stay (a household’s expected horizon), the correlation in future housing prices, and evaluates the demand for owning through rent risk and asset price risk. Renters are subject to annual fluctuations in rent, but do not incur the asset price risk that homeowners carry....   [tags: housing, hedge funding]

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The Blind Side

- John Lee Hancock’s film, The Blind Side, is an absolutely must see. The Blind Side, is a semi biographical movie that is based on the life of a football player named Michael Oher. The film was produced in 2009 by the Warner Bros. Production Company. The movie exemplifies the works of talented actors and actresses, some of whom are familiar and others that are new to the acting world. The names of the Main characters are as follows: Sandra Bullock, who plays the role of Mrs.Tuohy, Tim McGraw, who portrays Mr.Tuohy, and new comer Quinton Aaron, who plays the lead as Michael Oher....   [tags: football, warner bros, michael oher, movie]

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Hope for the Other

- Every opinion or analysis must have a perspective from which it is formed. These analyses construct a narrative involving a “favored” side and an “other” side, based on the place from which the analyst writes. Neutrality is difficult when writing about a topic one cares deeply about. For example, it is not disputed that five members of the British army entered the Egyptian village of Denshawi in 1906. It is when this fact is put into some sort of context that perspective and bias enter into an author’s account....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Side Effects Of Antidepressants : An Overview

- Marina Eskandrous Senior Project: Assignment 1: Article: “Side effects of antidepressants: An Overview” According to the DSM5 major depressive describes a person who is in a depressed mood for most of the day, nearly everyday. The person also has a diminished interest or pleasure in all, or almost all, activities most of the time. There may be significant weight loss or gain as a result of decrease or increase of appetite, respectively. The person may also experience insomnia or hyper insomnia nearly everyday....   [tags: Antidepressant]

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The A Car On The Right Side Of The Entrance

- ... Many times he reminded her that if anything interests her, she should tell him and he would get it for her. In return, she would smile and nod her head, reassuring him that she would. Once, she had stopped at the stall which had a numerous collection of sterling silver jewelry, where she admired an anklet with small bells, making soft tinkling sound. Azlaan even reached into his wallet to take out the money, when he saw a soft smile on her face as she placed it near her ears to hear the chimes of those bells....   [tags: Debut albums, 2007 singles]

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This Side of Paradise and The Great Gatsby

- F. Scott Fitzgerald’s writings largely focus on the American aristocracy during the 1920s. The ‘20s became alternatively known as “the Jazz Age,” a term coined by Fitzgerald with connotations encompassing the prosperity, frivolity, and decadence of the upper class. The atmosphere and mindset of lavish excess are preserved in the plots and characters of Fitzgerald’s writings. Although Fitzgerald’s protagonists are wealthy, there is a noticeable distinction between those who come from “old money” and those who are considered “new money”....   [tags: Characters of Amory Blaine and Jay Gatsby]

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The New Side of the News Media

- “Everything is known not according to itself, but according to the capacity of the knower”- Boethius. News reporters know everything about an issue and have many ways to present their information to the public. People do not realize their opinions are influenced through the media’s reportings, since no one has warned them. These reporters are often called “the fourth branch of government”(Gabbs) because of their actions. The media is responsible for conveying opinions through their reports, which does not allow the individual to analyze a situation to form their own opinions; therefore they are detrimental to the American society....   [tags: opinions, cnn, fox news, malaysian airline]

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The Dark Side of a Leader - Hitler

- Leaders are often portrayed as heroes and role models, but there is also a darker side to being a leader. Adolph Hitler was one of the strongest leaders in the last 100 years, if not the strongest leader of all time. One man had the ability to lead a country, with a population of 20 million people, against the whole world in a vision he saw fit. One man leading Germany out of economic depression after previously being through World War I was an incredible feat. This is indeed what all leaders strive to be....   [tags: Leadership]

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The Namesake and West Side Story

- Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise’s West Side Story (USA, 1961), a classic American film, and Mira Nair’s The Namesake (USA, 2006), a more contemporary film, both tell the story of young adults seeking out the American Dream. In both West Side Story and The Namesake, we see young people taking chances at love, while living out their lives and the American Dream. We experience the challenges that come with interracial relationships and the cultural influences that sadly put an end to the relationships....   [tags: American Dream, immigration, culture]

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The Dark Side Of The Crime Entertainment

- ... While I can understand the entertainment factor in many of these movies and shows, I cannot help but analyze the story as if it was a real case. Sadly, this sucks a lot of the enjoyment out of fiction crime television and movies because I focus on the parts that could never truly exist. For example, the television show Dexter stars a serial killer who could never exist in real life. That type of psychological make up cannot actually exist as it is portrayed in the television show. Another example is found in the television show Criminal Minds....   [tags: Film, Television, Television program, Episode]

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Father 's Side Of The Family

- Paternal Health Summary. From the information I gathered from my father’s side of the family, I found a recurring trend of cardiovascular problems on my grandfather’s side of the family and substance abuse and diabetes on my grandmother’s side. My Grandpa Jerry and his biological family members have suffered from heart disease in their later years in life; however, my family members did not maintain healthy diets, did not involve themselves in regular exercise, or obtain regular checkups to the doctors which may count for some of the cause of their heart issues....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Genetics, Genetic disorder]

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The Dark Side of the Moon Landing

- The Dark Side of the Moon Landing The Final Frontier In 1969, The United States successfully sent the first manned mission to the moon. It was a long time coming, a product of the Cold War’s Space Race. The Cold War began in 1947, between the Soviet Union and the United States. There was no actual fighting in the Cold War, just political conflict, military coalitions, and numerous competitions of brain rather than brawn. Among these competitions is the most famous Space Race. Although the Cold War commenced in 1947, the Space Race did not begin until 1955....   [tags: NASA, Moon Landing, United States]

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`` Ghetto Side `` By Jill Leovy

- ... Many people feel uneasy around cops and they view them as intimidating figures. Some might view detectives as someone who should be respected, but it is important to include both sides. In “Racial Profiling” it is discussed how people are often judged by the way they look or simply because of their backgrounds. American Civil Liberties Union states, “we rely on the police to protect us from harm…but racial profiling has led to countless people to live in fear, casting entire communities as suspects simply because of what they look like, where they come from…” People who are labeled as suspects are mostly colored people....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, Race]

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The Environmental Side Of The Woburn Case

- Environmental Science The most striking aspect about the environmental side of the Woburn case was how different all of the experts’ opinions and methodologies were. Each expert seemed to have their own calculations based on their own theories, some of which were more widely accepted than others. There were some similarities, but for the most part, their methodologies varied greatly. John Guswa based most of his work on a glacier and a complicated calculation that ended up being incorrect. Olin Braids based his findings on unprecedented work with the chemical reactions caused by soil bugs....   [tags: Jury, Crime, Deliberation, Appeal]

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The Animalistic Side of Werewolves in Society

- In this research paper, I would like to focus on the idea of werewolves in our society. By using Cohen theory, thesis six we will be looking at how werewolves in our society have operated on a spectrum of fear and desire. We will be looking at how the ideal fear that once repelled us from the animalistic side of werewolves have become something in society that’s craved. We will also be looking at how werewolves have gone from looking monstrous to sexual appealing creatures in the media. II. History and context Werewolf history has many roots in multiple cultures, some even advancing back to ancient times....   [tags: werewolf, animalistic desire, wisakachek]

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The Blind Side By Michael Oher

- The Blind Side is a film that follows the life of Michael Oher, an underprivileged high school football player that is supported by an upper class family, the Tuohys, and taken into their home. They provide him with shelter and a bed that he says he has never had. As the Tuohys are driving down the street one night, they see Michael walking alone in the cold. Mrs. Tuohy tells her husband to stop the car and she lets Michael inside. The couple discusses later that night about whether it was a good idea or not to allow Michael into their home....   [tags: Psychological trauma]

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Benefits and Side Effects of Selenium

- What is Selenium. Selenium is an essential trace element the body needs for good health and proper functioning. It is found in soil and water and is bioconcentrated by plants from the soil. Plants and animals that live in places where the soil is rich in selenium have high amounts of this mineral. Selenium exists in inorganic and organic forms. Inorganic selenium occurs in the soil as selenite and selenate while organic selenium occurs as selenoproteins such as selenocysteine and selenomethionine....   [tags: essential trace element, good health]

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The Blind Side, a Hollywood Film

- Have you ever wondered why so many films portray the story of a poor, abused, homeless, colored person that is eventually rescued by a smart, rich, white person. Every few years, there is a new film made that captures this same story, but the way the viewer is affected by the representation of race changes quite often. This idea gets old to many viewers who may agree with the idea of race being addressed in film, but not in the same way all the time. When a rich, white, republican family in the South takes in a homeless black boy to live with them, they struggle with the disapproval of society and their own insecurity....   [tags: poor, homeless, rich, white man]

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Benefits and Side Effects of Strontium

- What is Strontium. Strontium (Sr) is a chemical element that is very similar to calcium. Although it is considered a trace element (a substance needed only in small amounts by the body to maintain health), it is actually an abundant chemical found in the soil, rocks as well as in seawater. This metal substance is silvery, soft, alkaline, and non-radioactive. It easily reacts with air and water, so in nature it often occurs combined with other elements or compounds to form more stable compounds such as carbonate strontianite (SrCO3) and sulfate mineral celestite (SrSO4)....   [tags: Chemical, Osteoporosis, Dosage]

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