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English as a Second language - The expression ‘English as a second language’ (ESL) describes a person who speaks a language or languages other than English at home. As an Australian, all students have the right to learn how to communicate effectively in standard Australian English. They have the right to learn how the English language works and to learn and think using English. One of the main reasons as to why children learn to speak English as their second language is because it is the language used within schools. ESL learners are expected to do all this within a school and its’ curriculum....   [tags: cognitive development, special educational needs]
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Benefits of the Second Amendment - After a long, exhausting, painful war for independence from Great Britain, the United States became its own nation, a nation of choice and rights, a nation of voice and strong opinion, a nation with freedom handed to humans by God. The birth of this glorious new state brought forth a new era of revolution throughout the world. Countries took America’s victory to heart, overthrowing their monarchial governments and establishing governments run by popular sovereignty. The existence of the United States, perhaps, led to the global fight for self-government....   [tags: 2nd Amendment Constitution The Right To Bear Arms]
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English As a Second Language - English as a second language (ESL) Graduate students studying in English are typically required to not only read extensively, but also to critique the information contained in various academic works in order to join the discourse community of their respective field through conducting research. Thus, ESL graduate students must be able to read texts quickly and still understand and evaluate information in them . However, research has shown that many ESL students struggle to read and analyze academic texts not only due to cultural or linguistic differences between their native language (L1) and English (Bang and Zhao, 2007; Bell, 2007; Cheng, 2006), but also because they are either unaware of o...   [tags: teaching, education]
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The Second Challenge: Imperial Judiciary - People have always been concerned about our judicial system making massive decisions in an undemocratic manner and while there are parts of our nation’s history (Jost). There have been decisions that were dreadful for our nation, Dred Scott v. Sandford; but there are decisions that everyone can agree with in retrospect, Brown v. Board of Education. Also, there are decisions that still divide us as a nation, Bush v. Gore and Roe V. Wade. There are a lot of issues that come from our current judicial system; however, I understand that the problems that come from it are not going to come from any quick fix, and we may have to live with some of them....   [tags: U.S. Government ]
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Demise of the Second Reconstruction - Decline of the Second Reconstruction The Second Reconstruction is broadly defined as the time period in America after the passing of the Civil rights act of 1964, which brought about the necessity for an efficient transition into racial and sociopolitical equality. During the following years this was not achieved and several movements were constituted that attempted to bring this wish into reality through enthusiastic albeit unsuccessful political, social and cultural actions. The following is a chronological narrative and sociopolitical analysis of those attempts....   [tags: American History, Civil Rights Act]
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Everyone Deserves a Second Chance - ... I realized that this weakness, in particular, cost me the most deduction of points. As a result, I repeatedly practiced keeping my note cards down from my eye-level, which forced me to glance at my note cards for a quick second, then turn my attention to the audience. As I pulled my note cards closer to me, I recognized that they will be less of distraction and that process gave me an opportunity to use gestures. This first step of my Revision took longer than I thought, but as I watched my speech I knew there were more issues arousing....   [tags: communication arts course] 979 words
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Importance of the Second Amendment - ... By taking away the right to carry a gun, we only weaken our protection against those who these laws are supposed to protect us from. The intentions of the lawmakers who are attempting to confiscate these rights aren’t flagitious, they’re merely trying to protect Americans. What they don’t realize is that the only way that you can be completely sure that someone is safe, is to allow them to own something to keep themselves safe. If a thief intends to rob someone, they would be more likely to think twice, and decide not to commit the crime knowing that the person who they are demanding money from, and instilling fear into, could possibly be carrying a weapon....   [tags: the right to bear arms, gun control in the US]
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Changes in Catherine throughout the Play - Changes in Catherine throughout the Play "A View From A Bridge" is a play by Arthur Miller. It is set in 1950s New York. The play concentrates on a poor family and what happens when some Italian relatives come to stay, illegally. I have chosen to concentrate on Catherine because I fell she undertakes the most emotional changes throughout the play. Catherine is a 17 year old girl who is still studying at school. She lives with her Auntie and Uncle, Beatrice and Eddie. I went to see a production of the play at the Belgrade theatre in Coventry....   [tags: A View from the Bridge Arthur Miller Essays] 1899 words
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English as a Second Language - Helene Dunkelblau, an Assistant Professor of English as a Second Language at Queensborough Community College and author of “ESL Students Discover the Rewards of Reading through Reader Response Journals,” has experienced ESL students not only struggle to read but struggle to see themselves “as readers” (50). Dunkelblau has done the same first day introduction activity through many of her ESL classrooms, when the questions transition from those based on nationality to book interest “at least half of the students just shake their heads and ‘pass’” (51)....   [tags: Education, Helen Dunkelblau, ESL] 1283 words
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Parenting for the Second Time - Parenting can be a challenge the first time around, but many parents are finding themselves parenting for a second time, this time around, as the child’s grandparents. Grandparents may assume the role of parent for their child’s children when there are problems of substance abuse, abuse and neglect, incarceration, HIV/AIDS, mental illness, divorce, and death. (Dolbin-MacNab, 2006, p.1) Grandparents usually are not expecting to have to parent again, this is the time most are enjoying their new found freedom....   [tags: Grandparents, Study]
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Reading: Learning a Second Language - 1.0 Introduction Reading is one of the most important skills in acquiring a second language. In recent years there has been an increasing interest in the development of the process of reading. Reading was seen as a receptive language process where learners do not need to produce any form of language. This means that a reader is given a passive role whereby they only receive input such as opinions, new information or sense of enjoyment and try to understand it. no form of interaction with the text occurs....   [tags: Interactive Approach, Comprehension]
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The Second Worldwide Killer: Cancer - ... Mouse double minute 2 homolog (MDM2) enzymes, a negative regulator of the p53, have been assessed overexpressed by as much as 100-fold in a variety of tumor cells 4. Prodrugs are inactive or less active molecules, which undergo chemical or enzymatic biotransformation transforming to an active pharmacological agent in body 5. Since a large number of potential drugs or drug candidates have undesirable properties such as inadequate site specificity, low absorption, unfavourable distribution, toxicity and short duration of action, prodrugs should be considered as one potential solution in the early stage of drug design and development 6....   [tags: causes, effects, treatment] 727 words
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Second Chance or First Choice - _something remained after the Open day 2013_ 2 weeks to go … In a cold October day, I got a phone call from a friend offering a position preparing for the annual IBD Open day. She wanted me to be on her team taking in charge of the trial classes, targeting to high school students coming on that day. At that time, all of IBD students were in an extreme assignment rush as the first semester was about to end, and I was not an exception. Despite my worries, I told my friend that I would love to join because I know that it’s going to be an awesome experience, and I’m glad that it really was....   [tags: short story] 971 words
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play - Characters: Jessica Berman-(Main Character) Recently started smoking pot and kind of paranoid. Smart girl, 17 year old senior in high school, as far as her parents can tell she is a good girl, she has never gotten into trouble in her entire life. Marissa Kramer- an aged veteran in the pot scene. She is outgoing, wild and carefree. 20 years old, a sophomore in college and her parents are well aware, but not approving of all of her bad habits. Mary Flood- Police officer, Obviously the one in charge, training her new partner what to do....   [tags: essays research papers] 1220 words
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Othello: the Abnormalities in the Play - Othello: the Abnormalities in the Play         William Shakespeare’s tragic drama Othello boasts quite a little list of abnormalities in both occurrences and personal behavior.   In the volume Shakespeare and Tragedy John Bayley explains how the abnormality of the protagonist’s behavior brings on rejection by the critics:    In our own time more genteel, but also more intellectualized versions of Rymer’s disfavour have been voiced by T.S. Eliot and F.R. Leavis, who both consider and reject the personality that Othello presents to the outside world, pointing out that he is not so much deceived as a self-deceiver, a man presented by Shakespeare as constitutionally incapable of seeing...   [tags: Othello essays]
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Evaluation of a Childs Toy in Relation to the Theories of Play - This essay will evaluate how a child’s toy can specifically help them develop with relation to specific theories. The theories of play that will be referred to are Jean Piaget’s, Lev Vygotsky’s and George Herbert Mead’s theories. The Toy that will be assessed is; PlushPups, family bigmouth hand puppets. The puppet set has a suggested age range of three and over. This is a conventional puppet set which contains 6 characters; mum, dad, daughter, son and grandparents. An advantage of this toy is that there are no specific ways to play with it; it can be used in any way the child wants to play....   [tags: Child Psychology Essays] 1630 words
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The Importance of Play-Based Activities in Children's Learning - ... On the other hand, the Department for Health is a government body that are responsible for health and social care matters in UK. This department is involved in the Early Years by giving families the support and help they needed to improve the children’s life. For example, the department had created a Healthy Child Programme that are available to all families and some of the aims are making sure that a child is prepared for school, encouraging care that keeps children safe and healthy and recognize and help children with problems (OGL, 2014)....   [tags: teaching techniques]
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Lion in Winter Play review - “The Lion in Winter” was performed on Saturday November 22nd was not as good as I thought it was going to be. The set was a great design and looked as it should for the time period. However, I didn’t like how scenes were changed. The set should have been designed to encompass more aspects of the scene structure. There was a lot of unnecessary movement on stage when there shouldn’t have been. Stage hands should not be seen or heard. Maybe the curtains could have been drawn for some of their work....   [tags: essays research papers] 364 words
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The Tempest: 3 Differences Between the Play and the Movie - 3 Differences Between The Play And Movie “The Tempest” “The Tempest” is a play written by William Shakespeare in early 1600s that has been previewed in different kinds of movies, such as the one made in 2010, directed by Julie Taymor. It is a play containing themes such as; revenge, allusion, retribution, forgiveness, power, love and hatred. When it is compared to the play, there are specific differences seen in the movie, such as; Prospero is reflected as a woman in the movie. The time differences between the play and the movie and how the spirit Ariel is shown as a white man in the movie....   [tags: William Shakespeare, Prospero, Julie Taymor]
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An Inspector Calls - J. B. Priestley's Morality Play - The Play ‘An Inspector Calls’ is a modern morality play, created by J. B. Priestley. A morality play is a play that is designed to teach the audience the difference between right and wrong; the morality of this play is a Christian and socialist morality. The play encapsulates on the Christian religious morality that you should treat people the way you want to be treated to ‘love thy neighbour as thy self’. J. B. Priestley was a socialist who believed that everyone was created equally and should be treated equally....   [tags: Inspector Calls, J. B. Priestly] 2307 words
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Hamlet in William Shakespeare's Play - Hamlet in William Shakespeare's Play In this essay I am going to consider the elements which illustrate whether Hamlet is a weak revenger, a man with a fatal flaw, a misfit in a treacherous world and the instability of his consciousness. Hamlet’s first soliloquy has crucial significance to the play as it accentuates his internal conflict caused by preceding events such as his father’s death, and distaste for Claudius. The troubled traits of Hamlet are communicated well by the imagery that is used in this soliloquy....   [tags: Papers] 1244 words
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Pretend Play, Creativity, and Emotion Regulation In Children - Critique of Journal Articles Pretend Play, Creativity, and Emotion Regulation In Children Hoffmann and Russ (2012) examined the relationships between pretend play, creativity, emotion regulation, and executive functioning. The researchers suggested that during pretend play, the children exhibited cognitive, affective, and interpersonal processes. Studies have shown that pretend play is associated to being creative, in that, children who are more imaginative and affective during pretend play are also divergent thinkers....   [tags: Social Justice, Pain Related Distress]
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Athlete Development Programs: Deliberate Practice and Deliberate Play - ... Violinists were studied, and time spent in deliberate practice was examined. By 18 years of age, experts accumulated 7,400 hours of practice, whereas intermediate-level performers had 5,300 hours, and lower-level performers only completed 3,400 hours. This linear law of practice seems to be generalizable to other domains, namely sport and chess (Cote et al., 2007, pp. 185). Although deliberate practice is very important, it is not the sole predictor of elite-level performance. Next, deliberate play will be explored with regard to its influence on athlete creativity and motivation....   [tags: the olympics, world cup, sports]
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The American Dream Depicted in the Play "The Time of Your Life" - I attended a production of the play entitled The Time of Your life. The play takes place in a San Francisco bar during the year 1939. It studies the personal struggles that are faced by many Americans during this particular time period, and even now. In this critique, I will be focusing on four of the main characters. I will examine the type of character being portrayed, what that character most wants in the play, their most important scene in the play, and the specific acting choices that either helped or hindered the development of their character....   [tags: the time of your life] 1112 words
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Ranking of the Play Hamlet - Ranking of the Play Hamlet         Literary critics give the highest ranking to the Shakespearean tragedy Hamlet. This essay will explore critical opinion and the reasons for the Bard’s exceptional rating.   This play is ranked by many as the very greatest ever written. Cumberland Clark in “The Supernatural in Hamlet” gives the consensus regarding Hamlet that exists among literary critics of today:   At least six or seven years pass after the writing of Midsummer Night’s Dream before we find Shakespeare engaged on Hamlet, the second of the great plays with an important Supernatural element, and, in the opinion of many, the greatest tragedy ever penned....   [tags: The Tragedy of Hamlet Essays]
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The Role of the Inspector in J.B. Priestley's play "An Inspector Calls" - J.B. Priestley wrote the play "An Inspector Calls" in 1945 and set it in 1912. These dates are both relevant because he wrote his play in a world emerging from the Second World War, at a time when people were getting nostalgic about pre-world war one. Priestley used his play to try and show people that the idea of a community in 1912 was gradually being washed away by the upper classes and that the world needed to change rather than return to the egotistical society that existed in pre war England....   [tags: An Inspector Calls] 1728 words
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M. Butterfly a Play by David Henry Hwang - Gallimard’s supposed ignorance of Song’s sex in M. Butterfly illustrates how an individual’s desire for something or someone can create a fantasy that masks the truth. Ignorance is bliss. Desire allows an individual to create their own truth which can, in turn, be damaging. The theme of desire in the play is seen through Song and Gallimard’s relationship. Gallimard longs to be desired. He associates being desired with power and masculinity, and this desire to be desired makes him ignorant of Song’s true identity....   [tags: fantasy, domination, relationship]
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Should College Athlete Be Paid to Play Football? - Should college athletes be paid to play football Should college athletes on scholarships deserve to be paid a salary as well as their scholarships just because the colleges and universities make a lot of money off of their players. No, they should not receive both. In fact, they should not receive any payment except in the form of their scholarships. When an athlete gets accepted into college to play football it is a privilege and receiving that scholarship is an honor and payment enough. Athletes know that when they graduate they will leave with no debt and that is a huge gift not to be in debt thousands of dollars and spending years paying back student loans....   [tags: athletic scholarship, college sports]
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Macbeth's Change Throughout the Play - Macbeth's Change Throughout the Play In Macbeth's soliloquies it's quite noticeable how Macbeth changes. The first soliloquy is in Act 1 Scene 7 "I it were to be done when 'tis done, then 'twere well". The second Act 3 Scene 1 "To thus is nothing," And the final one is Act 4 Scene 7 "Time, thou anticipat'st my dread exploits;" In these three soliloquies it shows nervousness of killing through to, almost, casually of ordering murders. Macbeth's first soliloquy (Act1 Scene 7), he's considering his options, kill Duncan or not....   [tags: Papers] 452 words
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Baseball as a Plot and a Metaphor: The play, Fences by August Wilson - Baseball is America’s pastime. The sport of baseball goes back all the way to civil war era, 1839. August Wilson saw the potential this sport had to send a message, and incorporated it into his play Fences. His collection of ten plays portrays the hardships of African Americans for every decade of the twentieth century (Wilson 961). Fences, in particular portrays the nineteen fifties (Wilson 961). When one reads Fences, yes it is about the struggle of African Americans in the time period, but it also incorporates baseball as multiple plot elements, and a metaphor for life....   [tags: america's past time, african americans, death]
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Romeo in William Shakespeare's Play - Romeo in William Shakespeare's Play Throughout the play Romeo’s character develop, as he is able to mature and gain a two-way love. I sympathies for Romeo to a certain extent as he is a tragic young man in many places; he tries to protect himself as well as others. Although Romeo tries to protect lives he annoys me as he is moody throughout the first act and is not able to come out of his depressing mood. Romeo is madly in love with a woman called Rosaline but as soon as he sets eyes on Juliet falls in love with her, this shows Romeo is not a strong young man as his emotions and feelings change suddenly....   [tags: Papers] 632 words
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Aristotle's Idea of Tragedy and the Play "Fires in the Mirror" - Aristotle was a phenomenal Greek philosopher. His words and thoughts inspired millions, and continue inspiring today. He taught lessons to those who would listen, he preached his scientific findings, but above all, Aristotle enjoyed the theatre. In fact, Aristotle had his own views about different genres. Today we will look at tragedy. In Aristotle’s mind, a tragedy was the process of imitating an action which had serious implications, was complete, and possessed magnitude. He even composed six elements that a tragedy must contain....   [tags: Anna Devere Smith, Aristotle, Tragedy, Fires in th] 1245 words
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Analysis of Arthur Miller's Play, A View from the Bridge - Arthur Miller was born on the 17th of October 1915 and was second of three children of Isidore and Augusta Miller who were immigrants. His father was a wealthy businessman that owned a women’s store that employed over 300 workers. Instead of succeeding over his father Miller decided to head into the field of journalism that in time led him to become a prominent figure in American theatre. Miller was an essayist and playwright, that had won many award for his work such as all my sons, death of a salesman, one of the many plays he had written was a view from the bridge....   [tags: A View from the Bridge] 723 words
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Othello by William Shakespeare: An Epic Play Worth Reading - Have you ever seen a play that has a unique cast of characters and clearly shows us how when you love somebody, they can eventually stab you in the back or when you kill somebody they stay alive even though you stab them in the back numerous times and they apologize for something they did to you. I can think of one play that can answer each of these questions and a whole lot more. This play is Shakesphere’s Othello and it is one with an epic war between Love and Evil. While reading Othello, one encounters such diverse and dynamic characters as, Othello, Desdemona, Rodergio, Iago, and Cassio....   [tags: love, evil, jeaulosy, lago]
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Misfortune and Comedy in Shakespeare's Play, A Winter's Tale - ... However, strangely none of the deaths occur on stage, rather both deaths are announced to the king through someone else. Paulina being the most important of the messengers, for she was the one caring for both Hermione and Mamillius. The way in which she announces Hermione’s death is peculiar, “I say she's dead; I'll swear it. If word nor oath prevail not, go and see: if you can bring tincture or luster in her lip, her eye, heat outwardly or [breathe] within” (50). She confirms that Hermione is in fact dead, but still want Leontes to go forth and see for himself....   [tags: suffering, death, revenge] 1071 words
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Enhancing Video Game Play with Self Imposed Handicaps - Self imposed game play restrictions [challenges or handicaps] are a fairly common element in game play. Challenges can be preformed on a variety of video games ranging from Freecell to World of Warcraft. For the purposes of this essay, we will be looking at games with an estimated game play length of ten hours or more. The challenges can come in a variety of forms. One player, Dana, performed the three heart challenge in the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time; a challenge where the player must struggle through the game with extremely low health....   [tags: game restrictions, pokemon game]
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The Witches Play the Greatest Part in Macbeth’s Downfall - The witches are the first characters we see in the play in Act one Scene one- A prologue of evil. They plan to meet Macbeth when the fighting has finished. “When the hurly Burley’s done” From the very beginning of the play the witches are planning to give Macbeth the news of his future and so lead to his downfall. They speak to each other about their next action, to meet with Macbeth. The setting in which Shakespeare first presents the witches is On the Moor with thunder and lightening in the background....   [tags: macbeth, witches, shakespeare,] 1093 words
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Congressional Committee Simulation: Manipulation and Play in Political Discussion. - The simulation of a Congressional committee in class could arguably be called a success. One might ask why the “arguably” adjective is included, and it is for a very simple reason. While most of the students took the assignment seriously, a significant number did not really attempt to do the necessary work required of their role in it. This can be due to a fundamental misunderstanding of the exercise. It is important to know that while it can be inferred that this is a statement about the failure, this essay aims to explore the opposite....   [tags: democratic party, state government, roles]
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Learning A Second Language - Introduction Learning a language is quite possibly one of the most difficult and time- consuming endeavors a person could ever undertake. Therefore, it comes as no surprise, that a limited number of second languages are taught in schools across the western world, and languages are sometimes failed to be passed on to children growing up in a different country than their parents did. Even in Canada, an officially bilingual country, only 15% of Canadians speak English and one unofficial language (Statistics Canada 2008) and in America, only 21% of the population is versed in two languages (Logan, 2003)....   [tags: Language]
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The Second Great Awakening - The Second Great Awakening was a religious revival. It influenced the entire country to do good things in society and do what was morally correct. The Second Great Awakening influenced the North more than it did the South and on a whole encouraged democratic ideas and a better standard for the common man and woman. The Second Great Awakening made people want to repent the sins they had made and find who they were. It influenced the end of slavery, abolitionism, and the ban of alcohol, temperance....   [tags: religion, abolitionism, slavery] 595 words
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Second Wave of Feminism - ... Numerous reported feeling fretful and troubled, despite the fact that they couldn't precisely distinguish the wellspring of these sentiments. The production of this book forced numerous ladies to turn all the more nearly toward their own particular lives, and it soon turned into a blockbuster (and is presently viewed as one of the accepted books of women's activist thought.) Friedan soon set out on her trip to turning into one of the heading lights of Second Wave Feminism, and inevitably served to establish the National Organization for Women, an association whose intention was to seek after sex fairness and to ensure and backer for the privileges of females....   [tags: Gender Discrimination, Sexism] 943 words
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Enforcing the Second Amendment - With all the unpredictability in the world today many American citizens exercise their second amendment rights and choose to own a firearm to defend themselves, their families, and their property. Growth shows about four million new gun owners each year in the U.S. (Doherty 46 -47). Some research has shown that a 41% decline in violent crimes over the past two decades can be partly attributed to the lessening of firearm carrying laws, and that enabled lawful citizens to defend themselves (Doherty 46 -47)....   [tags: Role of Gun Laws]
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Jean-Paul Sartre’s Play, The Flies - Jean-Paul Sartre’s play, The Flies is a tragedy in which Sartre melts philosophy, politics, and literature together. Sartre uses his literary talents and places countless themes and literary devices in The Flies in order to make statements about human beings as well as the political turmoil of 1946; freedom is a constant and obvious theme throughout the play, and Sartre even goes so far as to use inanimate objects, such as stones, to insert deeper meaning into the play. Sartre inserts bits of his life into the tragedy as well....   [tags: the flies]
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Macbeth by William Shakespeare - In Playwright’s Macbeth, metaphors enhance the particular themes and points, one of the common explicit examples being clothes and accessories. The use of clothes and what it represents with several different themes are found within the literary work. The themes of appearance and truth, fate and ambition are all assisted by William Shakespeare’s use of this specific metaphor. Shakespeare gains a comparison between the clothes and use of society. Most of the roles are most part ill-fitting and attaining old clothing....   [tags: play analysis] 1297 words
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Keats´ The Second Coming - In a world full of hostility and loss of faith surrounded by war and technological developments, he modernist era of literature developments, the modernists era of literature arose. The sinking of the Titanic symbolized the falling of the Great Britain empire and newly invented standardized time allowed war to become even deadlier than before due to the ability to organize attacks. Due to this new world full of bloodshed and new mechanical inventions, the world was falling further and further away from God....   [tags: beast, God, John Keats, poetry] 1235 words
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Analysing Schubert's Second Symphony - As Schubert once wrote, "I have come into this world for no purpose but to compose," yet at the time he composed the Second Symphony, it appeared that Schubert’s future was that of a teacher, following in the footsteps of his father. However, a gift as prodigious as Schubert’s could not be restrained, and in those few spare moments away from his teaching position, a deluge of music poured from Schubert’s pen. Among the returns of his extraordinary productivity are two masses, four operas, a string quartet, and his second and third symphonies not to mentions scores of songs, and all that during 1815 alone....   [tags: notorious music compositions] 595 words
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Second Sudanese Civil War - War is calamitous, war is corrosive, and war has eradicated the strongest of states. Empires have been defeated by war, ancient civilizations have been destroyed and dissipated, yet, war has remained a weapon of political propaganda for centuries. War has “[...] kill[ed] people, destroy[ed] resources, retard[ed] economic development, ruin[ed] environments, spread disease[s], expand[ed] governments, militarize[d] societies, reshape[d] cultures, disrupt[ed] families, and traumatize[d] people.” (Levy & Thompson, 2010, p....   [tags: Sudan, peace agreement, CPA, Africa]
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A Second American Revolution - Karl Marx once said “History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce”. The American Revolution began in the early to mid 1700’s with the looming of the French and Indian War. Soon, debt became known and taxes on the people began. This set people on edge. What truly set a nations tongue on fire enough to begin a revolution to spark others around the world. A lot of people died in the American Revolution which makes the tragedy. What about farce. Maybe as a nation, America knows what farce is to come because America’s just beginning the second phase of the American Revolution thats full of struggle, need, and want....   [tags: U.S. Government, Controversy, Nonviolence]
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The Second World War - World War II was a grueling period for both America and Europe at home and on the battleground. The situation was even worse for the men fighting on the front lines. The way the men lived to the way they died during that moment in our history was glorious yet tragic. The soldiers stories helped us understand what happened during their time overseas. Band of Brothers by Stephen E. Ambrose is a non-fiction book that is a great description of how brutal it was to be a part of World War II by how the soldiers described their history and stories, book reviews over the book, and the impact of the book itself....   [tags: America, Europe, battlegrounds, world history]
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The Second Industrial Revolution - America’s Gilded Age, roughly between 1877 and 1890, was a time of expansion. Apart of the Gilded Age was the Second Industrial Revolution, and during this time America endured “one of the most rapid and profound economic revolutions any country has ever experienced” (Foner, 2012, pp. 586). Many people were affected during this time especially the working class, but the Industrial Revolution brought so many technologies and innovations which propelled a transition to a new economy (Atkeson and Kehoe, 2001, pp....   [tags: economic, working class, technology] 1279 words
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Second Theory Statement: Hermeneutics - Second Theory Statement: Hermeneutics “Hermeneutics is a disciplined approach to interpretation that can be traced back to the ancient Greeks studying literature and to biblical exegesis in the Judeo-Christian tradition.” (Crotty, 1998, p. 88-89). According to the Oxford Dictionary of Philosophy, “hermeneutics is the method of interpretation first of texts, and secondly of the whole social, historical, and psychological world.” ("Hermeneutics," n.d.). This paper will discuss the central idea of hermeneutics, hermeneutics as a perspective, and hermeneutics as an influence upon research activities as it might relate to instructional technology (IT)....   [tags: Literature]
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