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Naguib Mahfouz’s Religious Ideologies

- Naguib Mahfouz’s Religious Ideologies Naguib Mahfouz, an Egyptian novelist and a winner of the Nobel Prize, was stabbed after expressing his religious philosophies in Children of the Alley (Najjar 1). The writer serves as a threat to the conservative Egyptian society. Religious militants feel endangered by the introduction of westernized ideas, which do not conform to the Egyptian culture and tradition, especially in the 1990s. Mahfouz’ stance regarding religion is veiled in his superficial neutrality in novels such as Sugar Street and Children of the Alley, both being published in the 1950s....   [tags: Egyptian Novelist, Nobel Prize Winner, ]

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Misunderstood, Yet Loved: D. H. Lawrence

- Millions of literary writers across the world have immensely impacted and continue to impact people daily. While some authors just write because they’re good at it and never figured out their true love in life, D. H. Lawrence discovered his life long passion early on. No matter what he faced in his life, Lawrence was determined to write, whether his audience liked his books or not. Lawrence wrote from his high school years until right before he died (Radell 763-771). Throughout his lifetime, Lawrence was immensely misunderstood as a writer....   [tags: american writer, great life, great words]

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Who is this Death you Speak of?: Piers Anthony's On A Pale Horse

- Who is this Death You Speak Of. According to Alan Loy McGinnis, “there is no more noble occupation in the world than to assist another human being - to help someone succeed.” Piers Anthony, the author of the book On a Pale Horse, seems to agree with that statement when he writes the book series called Incarnations of Immortality, of which On a Pale Horse is the first. This book is a fascinating work of fiction that relates science to magic and expresses that human beings might need a little more help than they expect....   [tags: Incarnations of Immortality, Mythology]

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The Horse Frontlet With A Nude Goddess Holding Lotus Flowers And Lions

- The horse frontlet with a nude goddess holding lotus flowers and lions is a 6.38 by 2.6 inch object made out of ivory from the Neo-Assyrian period dating back to the 9th–8th century B.C. The goddess is modeled in high relief, raising her out from the background more than any other object on the frontlet. She holds two lions at either side that are significantly smaller than her body creating a hierarchic scale, making this goddess the most important piece in this bilaterally symmetrical composition....   [tags: Mesopotamia, Assyria, Ancient Near East, Sumer]

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General Winfield Scott On A Horse With His American Soldiers Occupying The Capital Of Mexico

- The primary source I chose to do my digital assignment on is a picture of General Winfield Scott on a horse with his American soldiers occupying the capital of Mexico which is Mexico City during the Mexican-American war. In the textbook Foner says “The Mexican American war was the first American conflict to be fought primarily on foreign soil and the first in which American troops occupied a foreign capital” (Foner 371). Here Foner simply states that the Mexican American war was the first conflict to occur on foreign land and also that it was a first for American troops to occupy a foreign capital....   [tags: United States, California, Mexico, Texas]

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Langdon Winner's Article: Upon Opening the Black Box and Finding it Empty: Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of Technology

- Langdon Winner (1993): Upon Opening the Black Box and Finding It Empty: Social Constructivism and the Philosophy of Technology The Social Construction of Technology, or Social Constructivism, is a theory introduced by Wiebe Bijker and Trevor Pinch. The theory proposes that the development of technology is an interactive sociotechnical process within relevant social groups (e.g users, producers). As a methodology, social constructivism analyses artefacts in the context of society and explores the dynamics of technological change....   [tags: phylosophical analysis]

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Review Of Winner Take All Politics : How Washington Made The Rich Richer And Once 's Back On The Middle

- Claire Honl Honl 1 Mr. Singh AP US Government November 25, 2014 Critical Book Review of Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer-and Turned Its Back on the Middle Class When most people think of America words such as freedom and equality come to mind. However, when one takes time to critically analyze the current state of American economic affairs and sees statistics such as 6 percent of national income currently being in the hands of 0.01 percent of American families, the words inequality and concentration of wealth are much more li...   [tags: Political science, Politics, Political philosophy]

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The Sioux Tribe

- Chapter7. This chapter ' 'Wasichus in the Hill ' ' protrudes signs of envisioning trouble the people of the Sioux tribe would encounter. It is also one of the longest chapters of the entire book that unveils the subversion of the Sioux tribe for mineral resources (Gold) by the opposed extremists. Superficially, Black Elk had thought he was set to manifest his vision from the grandfathers of the cloud, when he attained the age of eleven, in the summer 1874. The black elk 's band had camped on sphitton creek in the black hill....   [tags: Lakota people, Sioux, South Dakota, Crazy Horse]

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The Family Tree : My Family Story

- The Family Tree My family story took place in the middle of the seventeenth century, when Mexico was still part of Texas, in a town now known as Kerrville. This land has been in my family for centuries and still remains in our hands. There under the hills of my ancestors, around a camp fire surrounded by my tios, tias, and primos, my grandfather Guadalupe Morales would lead us into a world that we could see with our heart and feel like we did the heat of that fire. This was the same story passed down from generation to generation through depressions and wars about slavery and strength, faith, and perseverance....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Horse, Slavery]

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Roman Art: Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius

- Roman Art: Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius The “Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius” was created as propaganda statue for the ruler Marcus Aurelius. Marcus Aurelius was a powerful leader and was best known for military conquests and his intellectual knowledge (Stokstad 200). Marcus Aurelius ruled in Rome from 161 to 180 CE. He was appointed as the ruler by the previous administration though he was not part of the royal family. The “Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius” was one of the lucky bronze pieces from Ancient Rome....   [tags: bronze, ruler, horse]

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Horses : The True Vip

- Horses: The True VIP Have you ever felt trapped in that box that you call life, with that feeling like you can’t breathe. Where it’s dark, constant, and feels never ending or worse feels like you’ll never get out. The claustrophobia about life that you don’t realize until you are too trapped underneath the daily grind is more common that some may think. I’ve felt it myself a time or two and I’m just starting out in life. I’ve always had goals set since I was a little girl, but over time things change and it starts getting stressful....   [tags: Mind, Soul, Thought, Horse]

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Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Nobel Peace Prize Winner, a Civil Rights Activist, a Worldwide Figure

- A Nobel Peace Prize Winner, a Civil Rights Activist, a Worldwide Figure Being assassinated for doing something to try and make the world a better place seems extreme and not many people would do it with those risks. However, there are people in this world that will sacrifice everything for what they believe in. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the few people in the world willing enough to put himself in danger for a cause he believed in. Martin Luther King, Jr. overcame the segregated world by being a leading figure in the civil rights movement, preaching of nonviolent protests and winning the Nobel Peace Prize....   [tags: protest in Birmingham, civil rights movement]

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The Rider And Removed The Satchel From His Shoulder

- William kneeled down next to the rider and removed the satchel from his shoulder. He threw the satchel over his shoulder and climbed into the saddle of Crocco’s horse. “Bury the body and bring his horse to Butterworth,” William directed the farmhands. William kicked the side of the horse and rode back to the farmhouse. As the horse trotted up Blue Hills Road, William spotted Crocco and James standing together on the front porch. James and Crocco walked off the porch when they saw William riding towards them....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Doctor, Horse]

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Comparing Death in D.H. Lawrence’s The Horse Dealer’s Daughter and Katherine Mansfield’s The Garden

- Comparing Death in D.H. Lawrence’s The Horse Dealer’s Daughter and Katherine Mansfield’s The Garden Party Controlling the movements of the short stories, death is a regnant theme in D.H. Lawrence’s “The Horse Dealer’s Daughter” and Katherine Mansfield’s “The Garden Party.” Death brings forth consciousness and it excites the need for an epiphany within the protagonists. To a lesser extent, death creates tremors in the worlds of the antagonists. Death furthermore makes the indifferences of the secondary characters more pronounced....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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My Midnight Ride as Paul Revere

- ... Joseph Warren to warn patriots Samuel Adams (1722-1803) and John Hancock (1737-1793) that the British soldiers were coming to arrest them. He had also sent William Dawes to warn them, but he was using a separate route. At around eleven o’clock, I walked into town and met Colonel Conat, and Richard Devens, both members of the Committee of Safety. I borrowed a horse from Deacon John Larkin and set out underneath the very bright full moon. I wasn’t a very long distance past the Cambridge and Medford roads intersection, when I spotted two British officers standing in the shadow of a huge tree....   [tags: massachusetts, british, horse]

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An Evaluation of the Types of Patrol Used by Law Enforcement

- The success of a law enforcement agency is the efficient police officers on patrol and their bond with the community. There are many ways an officer executes his patrol and some are more common than others. Foot patrol, vehicular patrol, bicycle patrol, mounted horse patrol, motorcycle patrol, and air patrol are the multitude of ways officers patrol the community. Foot patrol is the oldest form of patrol in history, and is when an officer would walk around the community, interacting with the community and learning the routines of the people around him....   [tags: car, air, horse]

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Personal Narrative: Ride, Drive, Ride

- A loud whinny, thunderous hoof beats, racing across the desert plains, barreling through sand storms, running like the wind. Into the plush meadow we went, smelling the clean, fresh air. We cleared the 10 foot tree lying in our path, narrowly missing the 6 foot ditch on the other side. Up the mountain we sprang, through the thick forest, then down we bounded as the earth gave way under us. Onto the sandy beach, running in the white caps of the sea, I was yelling at the top of my lungs, we’re free....   [tags: Alice, adventure, horse]

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The Value of Cunning over Strength

- ... He was smart to take and use the drugs Hermes gave him earlier so that he could now negotiate a way to get his men back and be on his way out there. He struck a deal with her by seducing her (Book 12). They were lovers for about a year in exchange for the men to be turned back into humans. This was a very cunning way and selfless act of him to sleep with Circe for a year. He essentially took one for the team so that his men could be back to normal. Odysseus and his crew begin the voyage home, sailing past the island of the sirens....   [tags: Odysseus, the Trojan horse]

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A Gravestone Made Of Wheat

- Everybody has felt it at one time or another, whether it is for a person, everyday objects, or your pet. Love is an important symbol that has traveled through generations and still exists in today’s society. Love is a common word used to describe one’s affection towards people that we care about in our lives. In Will Weaver’s short story “A Gravestone Made of Wheat” love is found between a man and a woman who lived on a small farm in Minnesota. Olaf Torvik and Inge Altenburg fall in love with each other during their strenuous attempt to get married....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Horse, Alimony]

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Animal Field Opportunities : The Degree Of Veterinary Science Of Animals

- Animal Field Opportunities The degree of Veterinary Science of Animals is an bold way of saying you work with animals. However, there are numerous other degrees out there that will allow others to work with different animals in many different ways. Animals you can work with can vary from small in size such a as a cat to a large horse. Before you get into this field of work you need to know some of the schools you can get adequate degrees from, and have experience of working with animals while in school....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Veterinarian, Horse]

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Being A Veterinarian And My Rodeo

- Standing there sobbing as the backhoe drove away, I placed a handful of wild daisies on the freshly dug grave of my beloved Firecracker. There stood an eight-year-old cowgirl who could not understand why her first pony and best friend could not live forever. Nine years later, at my High School Finals Rodeo, I turned the second barrel and my horse and I went down. After a rushed trip to the veterinarian hospital and multiple x-rays, I was devastated to learn that Sam had torn his suspensory ligament....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Veterinarian, Horse]

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The Degree Of Veterinary Science Of Animals

- The degree of Veterinary Science of Animals is a bold way of saying you work with animals. However, there are numerous other degrees out there that will allow others to work with different animals in many different ways. Animals you can work with can vary from small in size such a as a cat to a large horse. Before you get into this field of work you need to know some of the schools you can get adequate degrees from, and have experience of working with animals while in school. One other factor that may be beneficial to you is knowing the salary of the job....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Veterinarian, Horse]

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Designing An Architect 's Job

- Blueprints Writing out plans in detail is part of an architect’s job. The architect has to choose the location and plan out the buildings. I am an architect who is planning out a place where physically and mentally disabled people are able to come for relaxation and treatment. The plan will have enough details for other people to understand what I want the place to look like after construction. Calmness is important because the disabled have been through a lot and they cannot do the same things as easily as people without disabilities....   [tags: Disability, Wheelchair, Rooms, Horse]

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Camera Lucida By Roland Barthes

- After Reading Camera Lucida written by Roland Barthes, I was both confused and interested by his ideas. Though I did not understand much of the book, I was able to take a couple of his ideas and really think about how I see photos. In the future, I intend to use these ideas when I look at photos. One of his ideas that I was able to understand is the way he looks at pictures. The other one is his second definition of punctum. The first of the two ideas that interested me the most was the way Barthes looked at photos....   [tags: Photography, Photograph, Image, Horse]

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Should People Eat Horses?

- There are three cases of toxoplasmosis, parasites that can infect almost all warm-blooded animals. The first patient died of a primary infection, while the other two were pregnant at the time, one who was closer to delivery, was able to have her baby, while the other was forced to terminate her pregnancy and still experienced further complications. All three patients were encouraged to eat raw horsemeat to promote good health. If one wishes to eat horse meat safely, it is recommended to heat to an internal temperature of about 150 degrees fahrenheit, combined with deep freezing for three days prior to cooking....   [tags: toxoplasmosis, horse slaughter]

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Lawrence's The Horse Dealer's Daughter versus a Soap Opera

- D.H. Lawrence's "The Horse Dealer's Daughter" could be described as a story in which boy meets girl. Its plot, on the surface, resembles that of any number of traditionally romantic pastorals: a country boy saves a country girl from drowning, sees something in her that he never saw before, and, at the end of the story, proposes marriage. In this day, this story would get made into a soap opera, and would be called ?Mabel?. This story deals with everyday soap life and has the thick plot that only soap can hold a candle to....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Grandmother Lost The Animals

- It was just a typical Tuesday and I was standing at the counter preparing supper and as I gazed out the window I realized something wasn’t right. Normally I could see the horses prancing around the field but today the wooden fence around the horse corral was knocked over and the horses were nowhere to be seen. This is the beginning to one of my Grandmother’s classic stories that everybody in the family has heard to many times to count. Most people have at least one crazy story that they like to tell, and my family is no exception....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Horse, Livestock]

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Industrial Visit to White Horse Leisure Centre, Wantage

- Industrial Visit to White Horse Leisure Centre, Wantage Introduction ============ I visited the White Horse Leisure Centre in Wantage, this is the local town sports centre. Its facilities include a swimming pool, gym, dance studio, tennis courts and large sports hall where many activities take place such as basketball, badminton and trampolining. Physics is used through out the sports centre in the equipment and the building itself, I am looking at two of these situations where physics can be applied to sport....   [tags: Papers]

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Realm of Wonders Union

- ... The straw that was around the horse was bloodied from the deep wounds on its stomach. Amir stroked its mane, hugging the creature and whispering gently in its ear, then kissed the horse on its temple and watched sadly, as he died, unable to help a creature who had been his only companion in the palace, for as long as Amir could remember. “Sleep tight Harpo, I’ll miss you,” Amir cried as he closed Harpo’s eyes and continued stroking his mane. “Oh dear, who could have killed your horse?” a wicked voice behind him sneered....   [tags: adeventure, palace, horse]

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Wisely Traveled: Fictional Narrative

- I sat upon Ashwa, a horse I had owned for nearly half of my life. I was waiting in the stables for Peto. I heard the light sounds of hooves pounding against the ground growing closer. "Must be him," I whispered to myself as I excited the stables on Ashwa, ready to meet Peto. Peto smiled thinly at me upon a black horse. "I'm sorry to keep you waiting, your highness." "Perfectly alright," I offered a smile back. "Are you ready?" "Quite." "Then let's go," I snapped the reins and couldn't help but grin as Ashwa dashed off across the darkened ground....   [tags: horse, stable, girl, show]

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Public Misconceptions About Competitive Dressage Riding

- In its origin, dressage riding was a systematic way of training horses for combat, today it’s an international sport. The most referenced division of the sport is the Kur, which is a musical freestyle, also known as horse ballet, and commonly seen at the Olympics. The Kur is also the main cause for much of the ridicule the sport receives. Dressage commonly has three main stereotypes: it is a hobby reserved for the upper-class, it’s a female sport, and the simple belief that it’s easy, since the horse does all the work....   [tags: dressage riding, the kur, horse balllet]

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Spirit Book Report

- .a. The theme in this story is about a horse named Sunka Wakan who runs away from his family because Raven his father told him to run away really far. Then he was just wondering off until some guy in the middle of the mountain found him. Spirit was a wild horse so the guy the found him was trying to train him to be his so he ended up taking Spirit home. Him and Spirit loved hanging out with each other every day. Spirit was his best friend. Till one day they went out on a ride and seen some other horses, Spirit was gone missing for like a year....   [tags: village, horse, native]

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Types Of Attacks That Isis Are Capable Of Delivering

- Types of Attacks that ISIS are capable of delivering DoS Denial-of-service (DoS) attack is an attempt to prevent users from accessing data or services. This attack targets computer systems and computers networks. One of the most common attacks is when the attacker floods the network with information that overloads the system. A server can only process so much information at one time. This causes the system to deny any new traffic trying to access the server. The way ISIS can use this attack is to shut down Government websites or networks....   [tags: Computer virus, Trojan horse, Malware]

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Computer Worm Effect On The Personal Computer

- From the very beginning of the internet malicious code was being written. In fact very the first harmful code was created on accident. Going back to the 1949, Self-replicating programs were being developed. (Nash) This was even before the time of the internet during this time code was spread via floppy disks. The Very first worm that was released accidentally by a 23 year old Cornell student Robert Morris. (Nash) He unleased the worm that caused great harm it spread across the internet at a phenomenal rate....   [tags: Computer virus, Malware, Trojan horse]

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Malware : An Anti Virus Protection Software

- At the Aim Higher College there have been recently discovered malware on the campus systems that are due to many recent attacks. I used an Anti-virus protection software called AVG on the computer systems on campus and ran a whole computer scan. The results came back very quick of numbers of malware being high and medium priorities that these should not be taken lightly. Furthermore, the scan found many viruses, Trojans, and malicious software and applications. The first finding was a medium priority that was a cryptcat.exe file this program can potentially be used to remote access the program....   [tags: Computer virus, Malware, Trojan horse]

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Rocking The Boat

- Throughout history individuals have been plagued with decisions in which they must choose to act in their best interest or act as a martyr, dedicating their lives to the best interests of others. While these choices may seem irrational, selfish, and poorly contemplated from the outside, on the inside there are simply no other options. Paradoxically, the protagonists in both Kate Chopin’s The Awakening and Charles Frazier’s Cold Mountain sacrifice what is precious to them to preserve their emotional and spiritual survival....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Analysis of The Famous Sculpture, Laocoön and his Two Sons

- The piece I decided to analyze is the famous sculpture, Laocoön and his two sons. I decided on this particular piece for a few reasons, one being the emotion we see on the subjects’ faces, and the other being the importance for future art. When I began this research I could not have possibly understood the relevance this piece had on the art that was yet to come. The Hellenistic period of Greek art spans from the time of Alexander the Great’s death in 323 to 30 B.C.E. (“Hellenistic Period” 1). However there have been controversies of precisely how long the Hellenistic period lasted....   [tags: hellenistic period, trojan horse, greek]

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Cyber Attacks Throughout The 21st Century

- Throughout the 21st century there have been numerous cyber-attacks throughout the world using many different techniques. The very common attack that cyber attackers use is viruses. A virus is a small piece of software that attaches itself to real program in the computer and is able to self-replicate which can transferred to other programs or computers. A virus is the mother of other common cyber-attacks, such as the Trojan horse, worms, and the email virus. Viruses can be obtained many ways. One of the most common ways of obtaining a virus is when users are browsing the internet and come across an advertisement that states that your computer has a virus....   [tags: Computer virus, Trojan horse, Malware]

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My Interest Of Veterinary Medicine

- My interest in veterinary medicine began at a young age, playing doctor with stuffed animals and using bobby pins as “shots”. As I grew older my days spent riding and caring for horses at the barn played a role in my love for animals and their care. I often came out to the barn for visits from the veterinarian and I played an active role in the horses’ care and upkeep. I found that I loved learning about lameness and how you can detect the slightest problem by studying a horse’s movements. ​A deciding factor in my decision to become a veterinarian was my first job at the Brookwood Animal Hospital....   [tags: Veterinary medicine, Veterinarian, Horse, Pet]

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Coke vs Pepsi: The Innovation Winner

- Coca-Cola (herein referred to as “Coke”) and Pepsi have both been in business since the late 1800s selling their respective brands of carbonated beverages (Zmuda, 2011). In 1975, Pepsi began the “Pepsi Challenge” that pitted Pepsi against Coke in taste tests across North America. This “challenge” continued into the 1980s and has been coined the “Cola Wars” (Zmuda, 2011). Zmuda (2011) states that in 2011 Pepsi lost the “Cola Wars” when Diet Coke took the number two spot from Pepsi. While it is still debatable how long this will last, there are some key differences in management and how innovation is viewed by these two companies that may provide some insight into why this happened....   [tags: carbonated beverages, consumer]

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Female Spirituality and Sexuality Explored Through Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God and Tell My Horse

- Zora Neale Hurston, while living in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, was researching voodoo on the most scholarly level. She was studying with Haiti’s most well known hougans and mambos, or priests and priestesses. At this time she was gathering knowledge about voodoo so she could write the text, Tell My Horse. Also, at this same time Hurston had finished writing, Their Eyes Were Watching God in only seven short weeks. A close reading of this novel provides the reader with a relationship between voodoo and the text....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Nobel Prize Winner Marie Curie

- Maria Salomea Sklodowska also known as Marie Curie which was her married name. She was born on November 7, 1867. She had married Pierre Curie which was on 1895 at the age of 26 ( I think). Marie Curie and Pierre curie had discovered/ invented the elements polonium and radium. Her parents were both teachers. She was the most famous scientist on her years. Maria was born on Warsaw. For her to study she had to go to Paris to study physics and mathematics. Her and her husband were investigating radioactivity....   [tags: Biography]

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

- One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey We, being members of society do not have the authority to judge whether people are sane or insane. Some may say that others are insane but we are all a little bit crazy. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, a novel written by Ken Kesey deals with these topics and is a well-written piece of literature that will be enjoyed by generations to come. It will become a timeless classic simply because of the great combination of the setting and the characters and how they both support the themes found throughout the story....   [tags: Papers]

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Death For the Sake of a Ritual

- The greatest gifts one can give do not always come in small packages. Sometimes the greatest present a person could receive is the utter extinction of a person’s very existence. Through death, we can sometimes benefit even if it evokes mixed deep uncomfortable feelings. Death for the sake of ritual and or tradition is an act that has been practiced throughout history. By today’s standards this seems morbidly disturbing. Death for relief, revenge, and or for the opinionated bettering of society has also occurred as long as recorded history....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Dark Horse of the Sports Economy

- Professional video game player, to the uninformed this title would seem ridiculous and made up, but the U.S government not only recognizes this title as a viable career, but they have granted professional athletic visa’s (on the same par with international stars in professional basketball football and baseball) to foreign gamers traveling to the U.S to take part in their championships. The term for the league these professional gamers come from is eSports. eSports is quickly growing and on track to becoming a professional sport and as such major multinational companies such as Nissan and Coca Cola are racing to grab an early foothold in the sport....   [tags: professional video game players]

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Portraying Ad Magic Through A Literary Elements in White Horse

- Abstract This paper addresses the issue of portraying the main character, Ad Magic, using literary elements such as symbolism, contrast and imagery by Thom Jones, in his short story "A White Horse". Keywords Symbolism, contrast, imagery, literary elements Introduction In His short story "A White Horse", author Thom Jones introduces his main characters, Ad Magic's, hunger for mad adventure....   [tags: Thom Jones]

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Hacking Techniques Attackers Use

- ... Cross-site scripting is a malicious web developer may attach a script to something sent to a web site, such as a URL, an element in a form, or a database inquiry. Later, when the web site responds to you, the malicious script is transferred to your browser. You can potentially expose your web browser to malicious scripts by following links in web pages, email messages, or newsgroup postings without knowing what they link to using interactive forms on an untrustworthy site viewing online discussion groups, forums, or other dynamically generated pages where users can post text containing HTML tags Packet sniffing is a packet sniffer is a program that captures data from information packets...   [tags: Trojan horse programs, Denial of Service]

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A Horse Without a Rider

- The question of premarital chastity has ensnared the minds of young people in the past and continues to do so with modern teens. Chastity by definition is “the state or quality of being chaste or pure” (261). Why should people result to such archaic practices as abstinence when modern times offer multiple ways to prevent unwanted pregnancies. Many options are available such as contraceptive devices, birth control pills, and abortion; however, along with the fact that these methods are not one-hundred percent effective, they are also accompanied by many physical side effects....   [tags: Sexual Issues]

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Death on a Pale Horse

- Death itself, poured into human form, walking a long ramp. This is the image that Josef Mengele riddled into the mind of Auschwitz prisoners. Dr. Mengele performed experiments that belonged in a horror film, not the real world, and those who survived these demonic delvings of “science” shudder to recall them. Based on information from Mengele’s personal life, behavior in Auschwitz and tests at Auschwitz it is clear that he conducted these abyssal procedures in the belief that he was helping to ensure the stability of the human race....   [tags: Auschwitz prisoners, Josef Mengele, world history]

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Pitiful Human Condition Exposed in Endgame, Dumbwaiter, and The Horse Dealer's Daughter

- The Pitiful Human Condition Exposed in Endgame, Dumbwaiter, and The Horse Dealer's Daughter      The three stories, The Endgame (Beckett), The Dumbwaiter (Pinter), and The Horse Dealer's Daughter (Lawrence) all deal with the themes of repression, repetition, and breakdowns in communication. The stories show us the subjectivity of language and exemplify the complexities of the human condition.   Samuel Beckett arrived on earth in Ireland on Good Friday, April 13, 1906. He then spent the rest of his life wanting to be somewhere else....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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The Internal Conflict of Relationships in D.H. Lawrence's The Horse Dealer's Daughter

- The Internal Conflict of Relationships in D.H. Lawrence's The Horse Dealer's Daughter Love is one of the most complex and boundless emotions that human kind experiences. There is no set definition as to what it is or how it is felt by all, to each person it is a very intimate and personal evolution of a bit of the soul. It is for that reason that it is not strange to find both Mable Pervin's and Jack Fergusson's identification of love so vastly different. Love is also a timeless emotion, where in the rules of love have changed only slightly over the years....   [tags: Papers]

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Views of Modern man

- The Views of Modern Man The various short stories of the age of analysis and anxiety do not depict man in a heroic guise, nor do they reflect any deep abiding faith in his destiny. This is especially true in the short stories “Gooseberries”, “The Jewels”, “The Rocking Horse Winner”, and “The Devil and Daniel Webster” In each, theme is used to give a dim view of the future of mankind, and common themes help tie together a picture of what the authors of this age saw as a plague on mankind....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sherlock Horse

- ... “It’s fine. My brother will be here any minute, and then you two can ask away.” Soon enough we were all sitting down on the couch, and I began to talk. “Do you know if Marvin had any enemies. Anybody that might have hated him enough to kill him?” “I don’t think so; he was a very nice guy. I wouldn’t have put it past the wolf though.” said Jeffery. I could tell from how many times they had mentioned the wolf that they didn’t like him. “The wolf told me that he had been friends with Marvin. Has there ever been a fight between the two....   [tags: short story]

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The Underlying Issue Of Wild Horses

- The underlying issue of wild horses is the overpopulation of a particular species, which is contributing a serious ecological disaster, overgrazing. The degradation of the land has a domino effect, which will lead to more issues. It is important to maintain a balance between the need of the species, and what is healthy or the environment. The issue created controversy, is central to the passing of laws, and creates an opportunity for the government and the community to work together. There are many way to solve the issue of the wild horses and the issue that are created due to their existence....   [tags: Decision making, Decision theory, Wild horse]

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Formation of the Turf Club

- The racing of horses in Ireland is as old as the nation itself. In the pre-Christian era we have evidence that the Red Branch Knights raced among themselves, matching their horses against each other, as did the Fianna warriors in the third century A.D. Racing today is huge in the country for our employment and for our economy. Racing in the early days struggled without a governing body and without a proper structure. This all seemed to change once the Jockey Club was formed on the idea of the English Jockey in Newmarket....   [tags: Irish horse racing, English Jockey Club]

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The Friday Art Trail Occurred

- 1st Friday Art Trail occurred on March 4th from 6:30 — 9:00 in the Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts (LHUCA). Walking into the facility the first room you see is a huge open wide-set room where their are several paintings by two artist, Julie Schumer and James Koskinas, the married couple. James Koskinas displays a primary theme of figures with his lifetime obsession with painting horses and humans. Julie Schumer paints abstract landscape interpretations in an intuitive manner in the post-modern expressionism....   [tags: Color theory, Color, Painting, Wild horse]

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Comparison Of Homer 's ' Epic Of Gilgamesh '

- Odysseus and Gilgamesh are described in the two tales from different periods of time. Both characters are heroic representations of two ordinary men who are searching for the meaning of life. The two literary works portray them as men with certain special strengths even though they both make mistakes and experience the hardships of life. One is said to have metal strength while the other one has physical strength and this special trait helps them to find their own meaning of life through the trials and tribulations that they experience differently....   [tags: Odyssey, Trojan War, Meaning of life, Trojan Horse]

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How Do Computers Get Viruses?

- How do computers get viruses. How does your computer become infected with viruses or spyware. There are many ways a computer accepting without reading, downloading an infected software, opening email attachments, inserting or connecting an infected disk, disc, or drive, not updating for software, pirating software, music or movies and not having antivirus spyware scanner. Accepting without reading is by far the most common way a computer will become infected. User will accept what they see on the screen without reading the prompt before proceeding....   [tags: Computer virus, Trojan horse, Spyware, Malware]

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Analysis Of Homer 's ' Odysseus '

- The overall impression of the legendary hero, Odysseus, is one of great honor. His strength, resilience, and ambition, raises a level of respect and admiration among everyone he encounters. His trials and tribulations throughout two decades of death and adventures only amplifies his complex mind. In order to choose a single characteristic of Odysseus, one must strip back all of his strengths and flaws alike to reveal the true core of his nature. Odysseus is illuminated by his audacious essence. This supplies a level of originality and bold decision making that most others do not have the privilege of naturally having....   [tags: Odyssey, Trojan War, Trojan Horse, Odysseus]

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Odysseus : The Hero 's Journey

- Odysseus’ Quest In the Hero’s journey, The Odyssey, the main protagonist, Odysseus, changes in a way which helps him gain self-knowledge. Odysseus ' experiences transformed his personality from how he was in the beginning to the end, by leading him through a heroic journey, also known as a quest. The real reason for a quest never involves the stated reason, and this is no different with Odysseus. As the story developed, many of Odysseus’ sides were exposed through the challenges he faced. Out of the countless dangers and obstacles every step back home, him and his crew have only acquired minimal character changes....   [tags: Odyssey, Trojan War, Odysseus, Trojan Horse]

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Horse Riding Lessons

- Neil couldn't wait to tell his friend Gabe about the new excitement in his life. So after Devin left, and his mother inquired about how he felt with this new arrangement, he called his buddy and they met in Riverside Park for a little catch at “Our Zone.” Gabe and Neil had chosen a spot where they always met to play catch. There was very little throwing and catching that afternoon. Neil was too excited about the change in his life, but Gabe quietly apprehensive, saw Devin as a possible intruder....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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D.h. Lawrence

- An English novelist and poet, D.H. Lawrence was born September 11, 1885, in Nottingham, England. He was the son of a coal miner and a school teacher. His mother, the school teacher, was socially superior. She constantly tried to alienate her children from their father. The difference in social status between his parent’s was a recurrent motif in Lawrence’s fiction. David Herbert was ranked among the most influential and controversial literary figures of the Victorian Period. In his more than forty books, Lawrence celebrated his vision of the natural, whole human being, opposing the modern society....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Odysseus : A Heroic Hero

- Odysseus was the most prominent hero of the Greeks who fought in the Trojan War. Some of the qualities of a hero usually include: courage, bravery, dedication, sacrifice, intelligence, and perseverance. Odysseus had all the qualities of a hero throughout his journey. In the Odyssey written by Homer, the text suggests that the main character, Odysseus maintains his identity despite the experiences he faces throughout his journey towards home. Odysseus had a heroic identity before he was separated from his family and the people of Ithaca, and throughout his journey he continues to keep his past heroic identity....   [tags: Odyssey, Odysseus, Trojan War, Trojan Horse]

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The History of Transportation

- Transportation has evolved significantly over the course of history, from the primitive body part known as the “foot”, to the molecular transporters we hope to have in the distant future. The idea of moving ourselves from one place to another has always been a prominent concept in our dinky little brains. Whilst that generalization seems simple, the amount of effort, determination, and engineering prowess that is implemented to achieve such a feat is in fact, the exact opposite of simple. The mechanical wonders (that can be classified as whimsical, in my eyes) that exist for the purpose of transporting anything and everything all derive from the same basic concept, “How can we move from here...   [tags: automotive, wheel, sail, horse, engine, innovation]

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A Study of Winter Poetry

- I chose to study winter poetry because I often focus on the cold and harsh conditions, rather than the beauty present. These poems are excellent in making one see past the bleakness, and toward the magnificence of the dazzling light. The beginnings of both “Winter” and “The Winter’s Spring” mention the loneliness and coldness of winter. This helps the audience find common ground with the poet, since it is easier to see winter as ugly rather than beautiful. In “The Winter’s Spring”, “The winter comes; I walk alone” (1), asks the audience to follow as no one, but the author believes the in the beauty of winter....   [tags: Environment, Winter, Spring]

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Winter Is The Best Season

- Winter There are four different types of seasons. They are Summer, Spring, Fall, and Winter. They each hold its own period in which they occur. Some days are long and some days are short depending on the season. Different weather, daylight hours, holidays, and different events are all events in which occur throughout the season. The events that can occur also depends on what’s the season. In each season, there are different activities that can be accomplished. For example, some seasons contain certain holidays that occur in them like Christmas, which only happens in the winter....   [tags: Season, Winter, Weather, Autumn]

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Comparison Between Pale Horse, Pale Rider By Katherine Ann Porter And The Snows of Kilimanjaro By Ernest Hemingway

- Comparison Between Pale Horse, Pale Rider By Katherine Ann Porter And The Snows of Kilimanjaro By Ernest Hemingway This paper is going to discuss and analyze fully two short American fiction stories which are 'Pale horse, Pale Rider' by Katherine Ann Porter and ' The Snows of Kilimanjaro' by Ernest Hemingway. By reading the bibliographies of both these authors, one finds that Porter and Hemingway have met in a certain period of their life, where they could have shared lots of ideas and agreed on lots of different issues....   [tags: Papers]

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Dave Holmes / Dream Job Winner

- DARE TO DREAM David Holmes competed for a chance to win Dream Job, a show where contestants compete each week against one another through a variety of challenges. On November 16, 2004, David Holmes won the contest and received a one-year contract with ESPN. He always dreamed of becoming a SportsCenter anchor and he never gave up on his dream. David Holmes is working today for one of the fastest growing networks in television. David Holmes had to take trivia tests and write essays for the audition of Dream Job....   [tags: Dare to Dream]

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Heroin Street Names

- Heroin is a depressant that is also an opiate. It is made from a plant from the Middle East called the Opium Poppy. The drug morphine is extracted from the raw Opium Poppy plant, and it can be changed into heroin through a chemical process. Heroin is much more addictive than morphine because it gets to the brain roughly 100 times faster. It is addictive in a psychological way as well as a physiological way. Psychologically, if people do not get the heroin that they want, they will start to feel really bad about it....   [tags: Crank, Jive, Horse, Shag, Dope, Smack, Junk]

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The Controversial Winter 2014 Sochi Olympics

- While the Winter 2014 Sochi Olympics may be bringing lots of joy and excitement to fans in Russia and around the world, many controversies arise as to whether the choice of location was the best pick. Be it because of the geographic setting, the biased laws, the extraordinary infrastructure cost, or the deteriorating situation, many fans and viewers agree that they are facing physical and mental difficulties in trying to understand why the 2014 Winter Olympics are held in Sochi. Sochi is not one of the most popular and interesting cities in Russia....   [tags: winter olympics, sochi, russia]

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Mellorik and Pretty Girl: A Fantasy Story Chapter

- Mellorik walked next to his red roan mare, giving her a breather. They didn’t usually travel so far, nor so fast. In truth, both he and his mare had perhaps put on a little more weight then they should have in the past decade or so. “Me walking a little ways will do us both a bit of good, won’t it Pretty Girl?” Mellorik affectionately stroked her nose with it’s broad white blaze. He had owned her mother, and her mother, and then her mother before her. All placid, red roan mares with white stockings and blazes and white speckled rumps....   [tags: Forest, Horse]

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The Winners And The Losers

- The Winners and The Losers Throughout history there has been a disconnect between, countries who have mass amounts of impoverished people and those other countries who have an ample amount of resources at their disposal leaving countries desperate. No matter how much the world attempts to create a free and fair trade system, there will always be winners and losers because we live in a capitalistic society, where competition is a major deciding factor in everyone’s life. The advantage of living in this type of society is the competition to produce for the lowest prices possible, it allows prices to be cheaper and certain necessities to be more accessible for more people, but is violating some...   [tags: Economics, Poverty, Wage, Working class]

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Trojan Horse

- Trojan hourse Backdoor.Trojan hourse ====================== * This Trojan opens a port to allow a hacker to control the infected system. * Within the larger grouping, there are Trojans that share very similar characteristics. These are given specific names and include any Trojans with "Backdoor." at the beginning of the name, such as Backdoor.Subseven and Backdoor.Netbus. A Trojan can be sent as a file and can be combined with a game or a program. When you open the Trojan you cannot tell you have opened anything....   [tags: Computer Science]

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Recurring Themes in Italo Calvino's If on a Winter's Night a Traveler

- There are a couple of recurring themes in the book by Italo Calvino, If on a Winter's Night a Traveler. Of these, two themes are “Despite how complicated a situation or problem gets, at the end, when it is solved, you are back at where you started” and “ When you are in love you see your loved one everywhere you go and in everything you do. The first theme is the one that encompasses the whole book, although it is more of a hidden one. At the beginning of the novel, the Reader buys the new book by Italo Calvino, also named as the title of this novel, and begins reading it....   [tags: If on a Winter's Night a Traveler]

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Equine Nutrition

- The digestive system of the horse consists of a simple stomach, small intestines, cecum, large and small colons, rectum and anus. The horse’s stomach is comparatively small for its size. The stomach of an average horse has a holding capacity of about two gallons. This may be the reason horses eat small but frequent meals. From the stomach food moves to the small intestine, which is the main site of digestion. The small intestine empties into the cecum. The cecum; along with the large colon; make up the large intestine....   [tags: Biology Anatomy Horse Essays]

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Michael Winder 's Online The Man

- At first while I was looking through the list of book we can read for extra credit, the title caught my attention. “An Officer And A Junkie” by Michael Winder. I imagined it was going to be a story of two men; an officer and a junkie, and not of one guy who was an officer and a junkie. When I think of an officer the image that comes to mind is a strong man with high values and a tough outer appearance, but when I imagine a junkie it almost the complete opposite; a dirty skinny guy with no sense of values and a sick outer appearance that could never become an officer. From reading the summary of the book online the man, Michael Winder wrote this brutally honest memoir about his battle with s...   [tags: Drug addiction, Addiction, Alcoholism]

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Sam Bass

- The Sun is slowly sinking. Birds are ceasing to sing. You should be asleep, but instead, you’re wondering if you will. There’s no way to earn money, you are going to have to find another way to help yourself. Forget about sleeping in a house, the cold ground is your bed. All of your “friends” have vanished, your canteen is dry, and if you go into town, you will surely be shot. Once you go wrong, you can’t go back, because you’re wanted. Dead or alive. Sam Bass was born to Daniel and Elizabeth Jane Sheeks Bass on July 21, 1851 near a small town called Mitchell, Indiana....   [tags: horses, farm, horse races, hero, criminal]

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Tourism During the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games

- In 2003, Vancouver was awarded host city of the XXI Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games to take place in 2010. A worldwide event of such magnitude resulted in significant economic and social effects on Canada’s tourism industry and society as a whole. This essay will explore these effects, highlighting both the positive and negative effects of Olympic tourism on Vancouver. It will begin by deconstructing Vancouver’s promotional material of the Games, to reveal specific advertising intentions. Furthermore, it will draw upon relevant sociological theorists to critically analyze the phenomenon of a tourist event of such magnitude, and the social issues it can raise....   [tags: vancouver's tourism, winter games, olympics]

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Eleanor Wilner's On Ethnic Definitions

- "On Ethnic Definitions" is one of the shortest poems in Eleanor Wilner's anthology Reversing the Spell, but it is arguably one of the most powerful. In "Definitions," Wilner addresses issues of Jewish identity. As the title implies, she defines the Jewish people in ten lines. The nature of her definition is not immediately obvious, however. At first, readers unfamiliar with Jewish theology may believe that Wilner's definition is a bleak one that centers around death. It does at first appear that Wilner is saying that the very definition of the Jewish people is their death and burial, their destruction....   [tags: On Ethnic Definitions Essays ]

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The Destructive Nature of the American Dream in F. Scott Fitgerald’s Winter Dreams

- The concept of the American dream has been related to everything from religious freedom to a nice home in the suburbs. It has inspired both deep satisfaction and disillusioned fury. The phrase elicits for most Americans a country where good things can happen. However, for many Americans, the dream is simply unattainable. In F. Scott Fitzgerald’s “Winter Dreams,” Dexter Green, a hardworking young man born into the middle class, becomes wrapped up in his pursuit to obtain wealth and status in his life....   [tags: Literary Analysis of Winter Dreams]

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