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Comparing Dual-Self Characters in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and A Study in Scarlet and Sign of Four

- Dual-Self Characters in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and A Study in Scarlet and Sign of Four The character, Jekyll/Hyde, from The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, written by Robert Lewis Stevenson, and the characters Bartholomew and Thaddeus Sholto from A Study in Scarlet and Sign of Four, written by Sir Arthur Canon Doyle, exhibit dual-self characteristics. The Jekyll/Hyde and Sholto twin characters have many strong similarities as well as distinct but related differences.  Interestingly, many of the areas of differences are ultimately the most vital aspects of the characters....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Four Sides of Shakespeare's The Tempest

- Four Sides of The Tempest 1 "They all enter the circle which Prospero had made, and there stand charm'd" In the First Folio edition of The Tempest, at the climax of the action, Shakespeare instructs that the magician Prospero inscribe a magic circle on the bare Elizabethan stage into which all the various characters of the action will be drawn: sage and fool, monarch and savage, clown and lover, young and old, cynic and innocent. It is as if Shakespeare, through Prospero, has assembled a representative sample of divided humanity, and brought them together deliberately to re-enact the oldest of rituals and the most insistent themes of history and of psycholo...   [tags: Tempest essays]

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Benefits of the Four Day School Week

- The John Doe School District of Little Town, Colorado is a rural district with an enrolment of a little under 1,000 students. Houses in the area are few and far apart; buses have to drive, on average, nearly 900 miles a day. All forms of travel require a large part of the day, and students and teachers have to miss a large part of the school day to attend to personal appointments in the larger city of Hugeville. With a small population, the district has trouble finding substitute teachers on short notice....   [tags: Education Reform Essays]

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Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

- Nineteen Eighty-Four was written by a major contributor to anticommunist literature around the World War II period, and is one of the greatest stories of an anti-utopian society ever. Nineteen Eighty-Four was not written solely as an entertaining piece of literature or as a dream of what the future could be like, it was written as a warning of what could happen as a result of communism and totalitarianism. This was not necessarily a widely popular vision of the future at the time of publication, but it was certainly considered a possibility by many people....   [tags: George Orwell Nineteen Eighty-Four]

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Casablanca and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

- Casablanca and Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)          How can a hero survive in a world gone mad?  Both Casablanca, the classic 1940s film, and 1984, a piece of classic literature by George Orwell, revolve around a world in chaos, where it is impossible to trust anyone, and a war wages on within and without.  In 1984, the protagonist, Winston, hides from a totalitarian, thought controlling government, that is out to stomp out all aggression against the Party.  In Casablanca, the lead character, Rick, dealt with a world rocked by the impacts of World War II, where everyone was a spy, and even the spies were spied on.  Both wish for hope and courage in their mutually exclusive worl...   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays]

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The Sign Of The Beaver

- The Sign of the Beaver This story took place on the frontier, in the summer of 1768, in Maine's woods. Matt Hallowell and his father stake a claim in Maine territory. Once they find the perfect place, they build a new cabin. There were many trees around and a river close by where they could get water and food. There was even enough room to plant corn. There weren't any other settlers there. After Matt and his father got the place ready, they both decided that Matt would stay to guard the new cabin while his dad went back to Massachusetts to get the rest of the family including Matt's mother who was going to have a baby and his sister....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Sign Of The Crimes

- Sign of the crimes Members of a citizens anticrime group in Linesville, PA., have a new mystery to solve: Who stole their crime watch signs. Five signs and poles were removed from roadsides around Linesville in Crawford County. "We don't know if it was somebody trying to get even," said Ed Barker, chairman of the North Shenango Township Crime Watch chapter. "We don't think it was kids, because the signs were gone, post and all." You're under abreast Michael Copp, 18, Sheffield Lake, Ohio, was charged with stealing his mother's credit card to pay for his 18-year-old girlfriend's breast enlargement surgery....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Struggle in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

- The Struggle in Nineteen Eighty-four (1984) In a world controlled by a higher power, constantly living in fear of doing or saying something wrong, thoughts can be incriminating. Even worse, any unpure thoughts may make you disappear. Constantly being watched, and observed without knowing. A telescreen watching every facial expression and recording any abnormal body language and movement everywhere you go. Even in your home there is no escape. You are unable to get away or turn off the power of the Telescreen and "Big Brother"....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays]

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Soulless Humanity in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

- Soulless Humanity in 1984   The year 1984 has since passed but George Orwell's prophetic vision of the future could still happen.  1984  portrays a society that has lost all trace of individuality, love, and critical thought.  George Orwell's "Negative Utopia" depicts the despair of the future of humans and also serves as a warning about fascism.     Orwell's sets the mood of the book as one of hopelessness for the future of humans.  He contrasts this mood with a popular philosophy: belief in the progress of humanity and the ability of people to institute peace and justice in the world.  These contrasting views set up the premise for the life of Winston Smith, who is one man caught in a...   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays]

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Internal and External Conflict in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

- Internal and External Conflict in 1984 The book, 1984 by George Orwell, is about the external conflict between Winston Smith and Big Brother; and the internal conflict between the two ideas, democracy and totalitarianism. Orwell wrote the novel to show society what it could become if things kept getting worse: he sensed of the expansion of communism when he wrote the novel. The conflict between democracy and totalitarianism at the year of 1945 created two characters, Winston Smith and Big Brother, in orwell's mind....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays]

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Comparing Sign of the Times and Eastenders

- Comparing Sign of the Times and Eastenders I have studied Sign of the Times, which is a soap opera. The Prince performed the song by 1987, which was seen to be a “sprawling masterpiece.” Sign of the Times and Eastenders are intended for today’s audience to view. Both of the soap operas indenture through issues, which are relevant to today. Problems that are faced in the soaps are actual problems, which people face today for example; there are a lot of issues about drug abuse and relationships in society....   [tags: Papers]

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Food as Sign and Code

- Food as Sign and Code What do you think of when you see or smell your favorite food. On one hand the sight or smell of that food might trigger hunger, or even a memory of the last time you shared that meal with a loved one. The point is, the smell or sight of our favorite food would trigger a different thought or feeling in each of us. This is an example of Semiotics. Semiotics is defined as "anything that can stand for something else." Roland Barthes was one of Europe's most renowned theorists of semiology....   [tags: Wendy Leeds-Hurwitz Semiotics Essays]

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The Relationship Between Sign Structure and Play

- Noncenter[losscenter] By: Omer Zalmanowitz Response prompt on Jacques Derrida How to determine something not to exist, or its nonexistence other than the loss of its existence. How to determine history other than being an intermediary between two presents. How to determine nature and culture simultaneously, since opposition exists between both, how to bridge their opposites into a mutual toleration....   [tags: Comparative Literature]

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Change of Sign Method - Mathematical Essay

- Change of Sign Method - Mathematical Essay In order to find the roots of an equation that cannot be solved algebraically, I can use numerical methods to do this instead. One of these methods is the change of sign method. From looking at a graph of my equation I can find two integers that my root lies between, then from there, using spreadsheets, I can use the change of sign method to discover where the root lies to five decimal places. I have chosen to try to solve the equation: 5x3-7x+1=0 First, I drew the graph of y=5x3-7x+1 in autograph to find where the roots roughly lie by looking where the graph cuts the x-axis....   [tags: Papers]

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Single Sign-On Application Architecture And Design

- Single Sign-on Application Architecture and Design The subject matter of this paper is the integration of single sign-on based web architecture in place of the current design that provides multiple sites for company employees. Currently, employees wishing to access company related information are required to access approximately eight different websites and maintain records for different user names and passwords for each site. This paper will outline the design specifics that will be necessary for full integration and user functionality of the new web-based portal....   [tags: Web Site Business Online]

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The Sign of the Loincloth: Jeremiah (13:1-11)

- The Sign of the Loincloth: Jeremiah (13:1-11) The first eleven verses of chapter thirteen of Jeremiah are a very distinctive portion of an already unique book. Jeremiah’s vision of the sign of the loincloth is an affluent passage whose depth cannot be fully understood without a proper exegetical exploration. I intend on doing an exegesis on this passage of Jeremiah. The language and symbols used held significance easily understood by the original audience, yet are difficult to comprehend by modern audiences....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Four Humors

- The Four Humors Medieval doctors had quite an understanding of the human anatomy, considering their lack of equipment and knowledge. Most doctors in medieval times were philosophers more than actual medical doctors as most people know them today. Much of the knowledge they did acquire may have only been speculation, but quite a bit of it was due to concentrated observation. Many scientists studied wounds and diseases intensely and one scientist in particular, Empedocles, came to the conclusion that that body consists of four main fluids, or humors....   [tags: European Europe History]

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The Fab Four

- The Fab Four In high school I had four teachers that were very important to my success. High school was a good time for me with all my sports, music activities, and Student Council, but it was also very tough. I didn't have many friends. Also, I worried so much about school and "getting the grade", that I often felt very stressed. I also went through a period of a couple years when I was pretty depressed. These four teachers helped me through my difficult times mostly by just being there to listen....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example]

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The Four Gospels

- The Four Gospels The word 'gospel' means good news. There are four gospel accounts in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The first three gospels are sometimes called the 'synoptic' (same view) gospels. This is because they each cover teaching and miracles by Jesus that are also covered in another account. John, writing later, recounts Jesus' other words and miracles that have a particular spiritual meaning. All four gospels present Jesus as both the Son of God and son of man. They all record His baptism, the feeding of the 5,000 from five loaves and two fishes, Mary's anointing of the Lord Jesus, His prayer in the garden of Gethsemane, His betrayal, trial, crucifixion, death,...   [tags: Christianity Religion]

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Gesture as a Mediating Factor in Speech and Sign Language Storytelling

- Gesture as a Mediating Factor in Speech and Sign Language Storytelling There are many hearing individuals who do not know sign language but move their hands when speaking. Chances are these people would have a hard time telling the same story if asked not to use their hands. Additionally, the story told without the assistance of gesture would likely seem lackluster by comparison. The question becomes, to what degree is gesture an integral part of effective storytelling and how much does it add to the complexity and richness of a story....   [tags: Language Education Teaching]

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Israel's Refusal to Sign the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

- Israel has recently come under fire from the United Nations for their failure to sign the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty. If Israel doesn't want to abide by the UN's ruling, then why did they give up part of their own sovereignty to be part of the United Nations. John Locke explains this in his essay The Treatises of Government. His thesis basically is that states are "willing to joyn in Society with other who are already united, or have a mind to united for the mutual Preservation of their Lives, Liberties, and Estates." Israel like other members of the UN, joined for security reasons....   [tags: Papers]

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Importance of History in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

- The Importance of History in 1984 Time is an amazing element of the universe we are in. It is a driving force - we cannot speed it up or slow it down, it perpetually marches forward at a constant speed. After a moment in time has past, it becomes the past, and we have absolutely no way of going back to it to experience it again in a new way. Once time has past, all that remains is our perception of it. History is nothing more than our collective perceptions of the past. And perception is not like time - it is not constant, it can be altered....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays]

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The Benefits of Incorporating Sign Language in Primary Classrooms of Hearing Learners

- The Benefits of Incorporating Sign Language in Primary Classrooms of Hearing Learners As a teacher, do you wish to improve your students’ vocabulary, spelling proficiency, and reading ability. If so, incorporating sign language in your primary classroom may foster this improvement in language learning. Sign language enhances language development and improves students’ sight word recognition and understanding of the alphabet/phonics. Applying hands-on learning to language has multiple benefits, so why not “Let your fingers do the talking” (Goode et al, 1993/94)....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Education Essays]

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Buddhism And The Four Principle Beliefs

- BUDDHISM AND THE FOUR PRINCIPLE BELIEFS Buddhism, with about 365 million followers makes up 6% of the world's population and is the fourth largest religion in the world (exceeded by Christianity, Islam and Hinduism). Buddhism was founded in Northern India in the sixth century BCE by the first Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama when he attained enlightenment. Buddhism is made up three main forms. They are Theravada Buddhism found mainly in Thailand, Burma, Cambodia and Laos, Mahayana Buddhism which is largely found in China, Japan, Korea, Tibet and Mongolia and Vajrayana Buddhism....   [tags: Religion Buddhism]

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Four Function Of Management

- The Four Functions of Management and How it Relates to My Organization In today’s corporate world a manager to be affective must be able to incorporate the four functions of management (planning, organizing, leading, and controlling) into his or her management techniques. Managers who fail to implement the four functions have a greater chance of being unsuccessful in accomplishing the primary outcome for the project or task. Thus, generating an inferior product. DEFINING THE FOUR FUNCTIONS OF MANAGEMENT “Planning: is specifying the goals to be achieved and deciding in advance the appropriate actions needed to achieve those goals” (Bateman & Snell, 2004, p....   [tags: Business Management]

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Theory of Sign

- To understand how sign functions, semiosis, Morris proposes four elements: Sign vehicle (S), Designatum (D), and Interpretant and interpreter (I). "The mediators are sign vehicles; the taking-account-of are interpretants; the agents of the process are interpreters; what is taken account of are designata" (Morris, 19). Those elements of semiosis become the foundation of branches of linguistics and basic elements of language. The branches of linguistics are semantics is the study of sign in its relation to designatum, pragmatics the study of sign in relation to interpreter, and syntactics the study of sign in relation to other signs....   [tags: Communication, Signs]

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Sign Language Teacher

- Being a sign language teacher for high school or college seems like a very broad topic to me. The more I think about it, the more profound it seems. I don't feel it's set in stone that I want to be a sign language teacher, but I feel it would be a good foundation so if I wanted to do a different field I could do so easily. I'm sure there is a lot of work that needs to be done to even qualify for a sign language teacher. I need to have the ability to work in all kinds of environment, be it school, work, and every day situations as well as being fully informed in my special field....   [tags: work, qualify, foundation]

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The Four Main Approaches to Defining Abnormality

- The Four Main Approaches to Defining Abnormality The statistical approach to defining abnormality analyses data collected from a population of people, and highlights rare and un-typical behaviour, which is then labelled abnormal. For a certain behaviour to be labelled ‘normal’ in a statistical point of view, it needs to be an average behaviour performed by the population in question. This is why labelling behaviours from culture to culture and place-to-place is very hard, as different places have different standards and morals to which you are expected to abide by....   [tags: Papers]

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Teaching Sign Language to a Chimpanzee

- Teaching Sign Language to a Chimpanzee The study by the Gardner's educated psychologists about how they should conduct their studies. Also through negative methodology the study showed the importance of sustaining validity in a study. Many aspects of the study can be replicated in order to increase validity of a study, and also many considerations are highlighted through the Gardners' study. According to Gardner and Gardner, 'the results of project Washoe presented the first serious challenge to the doctrine that only human beings have language'....   [tags: Papers]

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The Traits of Society in George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

- The Traits of Society in 1984 In the novel "1984", by George Orwell, an interesting, thought-provoking scenario is created for the reader to ponder. The totalitarian government which ruled this oppressive world controlled every aspect of the citizens who resided there. Living in a society with limited freedom of expression is not, in any case, enjoyable. Communication, personal beliefs, and individual loyalty to the government are all controlled by the inner Party in several ways....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984 Essays]

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The Four Main Stages of Business

- ... Finally, stage four, being the creation of a more structured business, which entails the creation of policies and procedures. In the first phase of the creation of the business, the owner will assume all responsibilities of the business. This many include everything from the production of the good or service to the administrative tasks. Following is Microsoft’s example of its early years: “Gates oversaw the business details, but continued to write code as well. In the first five years, he personally reviewed every line of code the company shipped, and often rewrote parts of it as he saw fit.” (Curtis 2014) This shows that even a computer giant started small and had to oversee administra...   [tags: creation, growth and structure, delegations]

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The Four Functions Of Management

- The Four Functions of Management Management is the utilization of organizational resources, combined with people working together to achieve an organizational objective. In order to accomplish a united goal effectively, managers should use the four functions of management, which are: planning, organizing, leading, and controlling. The Marine Corps is a large organization that uses these traditional methods of management to conduct business at every section level. This paper will describe the four functions of management and how they are utilized by the Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Camp Futenma, Marine Tactical Air Control Squadron 18 (MTACS- 18)....   [tags: Business Management]

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The Sign Of Four By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is perhaps one of the best-known authors in the world. If you are unfamiliar with him perhaps you 'll know his creations better. He was the original creator of Sherlock Holmes, a revolutionary detective who was far beyond his time and helped shaped modern forensics. The Sign of Four is a story takes place in India and while being an incredible story that gives much insight into the characters, looking at the story from a historical viewpoint gives us a view into the genus that is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle....   [tags: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle]

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The Sign Of Four By Arthur Conan Sherlock Holmes

- In the novel, The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes is portrayed in London, England as an unofficial consulting detective. Sherlock Holmes has a doctor named Dr. Watson that gives him cocaine and morphine through his hypodermic syringe when Holmes is not doing brainwork. When soon a women by the name of Miss Morstan shows up to Holmes address about her father disappearance. Sherlock begins to look into the case and Miss Morstan she would be the perfect client to work with. Miss Morstan wanted Dr....   [tags: Sherlock Holmes, Arthur Conan Doyle, John Watson]

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The Most Common Language Is American Sign Language

- In the U.S. the fourth most common language is American Sign Language. American Sign Language or ASL is a way of communication for those who are deaf or hard of hearing. As common as this language is, many people know nothing about it so i decided to open myself to this challenge. I decided to dedicate myself to this topic and learn as much information on this language. I wanted to open myself up to a whole new community just like i had in learning Spanish and French. I wanted to take the next few months and learn as much as possible about something that i honestly knew nothing about....   [tags: Sign language, American Sign Language]

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The Gold War Sign Of Peace ‚ñ?

- ◄ Gold-War-Sign of Peace ► Now, let’s go back to the not forgotten “four letter word”. “Gold” was the word our predecessors chose. With everything that comes with it including a bonus; an extra letter that figuratively speaking changed the spelling of gold to “Money”. Its weight, its vigor, had a big influence, and yes, its domination found the acceptance by the most who dedicated their lives to it. For the choice that was made we were hijacked. We see it and we pay the bills of their residual effects through wars, the atomic bomb, violence, crime, corruption, climate, nature, food, health, multinationals, and above all, our state of mind, including the psyche....   [tags: War, Peace, Peace movement, Mistake]

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Personal Narrative: The Sign

- One could say I had lived in “the bad area of town.” Maybe I did, I don’t really think of it like that. I considered my home, my neighbors, my community, wonderful. My parents didn’t like visiting very often. Corrupted by the stereotypes of society that suggested living in a neighborhood with people unlike my parents was actually a shameful act. It made them frown upon my way of living. Where I resided, was quite progressive. Some locals were like me, free-spirited individuals who, after college, chose to live in a more unorthodox way than we were raised....   [tags: corrupted stereotypes, society]

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Why I Want Sign Language, Being Taught By My Best Friend

- Our scene takes place in a loud cafeteria full of fifth graders. There is a group of kids at a table in the corner, two of the girls were talking animatedly about some topic or another. One girl had waist length brown hair, the other had much shorter curly blonde hair. Suddenly the cafeteria workers called for five minutes of silence in an attempt to settle the easily excitable youth but the girls continued talking with their hands. The brown haired girls signs were quick and fluid while the blonde’s were slower and clumsier, having just started learning....   [tags: Hearing impairment, Deaf culture, Deafness]

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The Four Idols

- It could be possible that humans are not capable of perceiving the truth. In "The Four Idols" according to Bacon, ". . . the human understanding is like a false mirror. . ." (Bacon 582). If this is correct, then people basically live in false reality. Humans are affected by what they believe in. Bacon states, ". . . [t]here are four classes of idols which beset men's minds" (582).The Idols of the Tribe, the Idols of the Cave and the Idols of the Marketplace strongly imply that our senses are prone to weakness (582)....   [tags: Bacon]

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Early Sign Number 7 : Apathy Or Lack Of Interest

- Early sign number 7: Apathy 7) Apathy or lack of interest in one another also creates distance. It reflects carelessness for the other person. It is important to keep the lines of communication open. Questioning your partner about the day or anything is going on in his or her life is an important activity, which keeps you close at an emotional level. Lack of interest in your significant other, can lead to infidelity since it is easier for someone else to become more appealing to you with less effort....   [tags: Human sexuality, Human sexual behavior]

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A Simple Cardboard Sign, Homeless, Please Help

- A simple cardboard sign that read, “homeless, please help.” Behind this sign is a man standing on a traffic corner with hopefulness in his eyes. His clothes are dirty and he has not been able to shave for a long time. He looks with longing at the drivers passing by, hoping that someone will identify with the hardship that has befallen him and show compassion. One, maybe two people in the line of cars offers some money. Accepting the money, he humbly says thank you. Undoubtedly, the above scene has been witnessed by everyone at some point in his or her life, but sadly, most just pass by....   [tags: United States, Poverty]

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The Children All Use Ksl ( Korean Sign Language )

- When Kang starts his new job he notices that the children are very solemn and quiet. They don’t acknowledge him and try to avoid eye contact. Right away you notice that something is deeply wrong and is being covered up. The children are not acting like that out of respect for their teacher, but it is like they are afraid of him. The school has poor lighting and had bare plain walls with dark tones, it looked almost like a mental hospital. On the first day of teaching he has the children do a still life painting of some apples....   [tags: Hearing impairment, Deaf culture, Human rights]

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The Effects Of Language On Deaf Learners

- Exposure to language is very important during the first few years of life. For most hearing children, exposure to language starts at birth. Children who are born deaf may not have exposure right away. Because 90 percent of the Deaf children are born into hearing families with little knowledge of the Deaf world, many of these deaf children will not have early access to language. Although these children are unable to process an auditory mode of communication, used by most hearing people, they are able to process a visual mode of communication....   [tags: Sign language, Deaf culture]

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The And The Four Brothers By Carl Sandburg

- You Are What You Live Wars have existed ever since the beginning of civilisation. They are usually the result of selfless acts portrayed by humans in order to obtain some sort of new territory or political power. Historical events such as wars affect the lives of many people including writers or artists like Carl Sandburg, the famous poet who wrote the poems “Boes” and “The Four Brothers” in an attempt to express what he felt in the after math of the Spanish-American War and during World War I....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Veteran, Carl Sandburg]

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The Four Types of Parenting Styles

- With over three hundred million Americans and over six billion people worldwide parenting skills are essential to maintain a healthy society. Parenting involves many aspects and requires many skills. It is a time to nurture, instruct, and correct to develop fundamental skills children will need to be mature, responsible, and contributing adults to a society. There are four commonly identified parenting styles; authoritarian, authoritative, permissive, and uninvolved parenting. Of the four parenting styles, two remain on opposite ends of the parenting spectrum....   [tags: Classification Essays]

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The Four Theories of Presidential Power

- There are four theories of presidential power. Each of the four theories describes the nature and scope of presidential power in a different view. Constitutional Theory: Holds that Article II of the constitution contains a record of executive powers and the president must be prepared at all times to justify his or her actions either on the basis of the record of the powers contained in Article II or on implied powers (Mason & Stephenson, 2012). Stewardship Theory: Implies that the president is a “steward of the people” and is deemed responsible to do anything that the needs of the nation deem necessary unless it is in violation of the constitution (Mason & Stephenson, 2012)....   [tags: control, war, inherent]

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The Four Types of Stress

- Stress is not something to be avoided. Everyone feels stressed from time to time and it depends on people that may feel stress in different ways. Not all stress is bad but it depends on how peoples take it. The words “stress” is something all of us have experienced but it seems that there are many different definitions used by psychologist, medics, management consultants or others. Psychologists describe stress as “demands of life” which pointed out as “stressors” and stress is the cause of the worn out tissue of our body (Meenakshisundaram, 2012, p.101)....   [tags: eustress, acute stress, episode acute, chronic]

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Comparing The Channel Four News

- The channel four news blare in the background as Ariah packed two peanut butter & apple jelly sandwiches in her orange polka dot lunch bag. As she scrubs the peanut butter remains off the butter knife she watches her BeBe in the living room. BeBe, her sixty three year old grandmother and suburban warden, sat in their old ratty brown lazy boy and watched the news as loud as the volume of their new television would go. As the lady with too much makeup talked about the new cheetah exhibit Ari planned her escape from her personal prison disguised as a 3 bedroom Spanish Colonial....   [tags: Mother, Family, High school, Father]

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Transformation Of Cellie Through Four Stages

- Jaspreet Kaur Mrs. Varela CP American Literature & Composition 3 June, 2016 Transformation of Cellie through Four Stages Just as butterflies transform and evolve, so did Alice Walker’s main character in The Color Purple. Cellie, the main character, had transformed and evolved in the story. Throughout Alice Walker’s novel, The Color Purple, Cellie went through four stages, and transformed from a weak girl into an independent woman. This novel showed how Cellie’s wings were cut in childhood, but she managed to fly with independence....   [tags: The Color Purple, Alice Walker, Multistage rocket]

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Hearing Speech On Hearing Loss

- Hearing impaired children should be taught the art of verbal communication through the use of speech therapy. We live in a hearing world where speech is the main form of our daily language. Verbal communication is the norm expected when interacting in public places, such as the grocery store, attending church, or shopping at the mall. The author, Ella Frances Sanders, offers the idea, “Language wraps it understanding and punctuation around us all, tempting us to cross boundaries and helping us to comprehend the impossibly difficult questions that life relentlessly throws at us” (Sanders, Introduction)....   [tags: Sign language, Hearing impairment]

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I Will Be Implementing A Four Step Progressive Disciplinary Plan

- MGT251 Lesson #12 1. Quentin works under me, in my department, and he has been exhibiting decreased productivity, increased absenteeism, and a negative attitude towards work over the past couple months. To address this issue with Quentin, I will be implementing a four step Progressive Disciplinary Plan. Michael Drafke explains Progressive Discipline as "Many managers employ a form of progressive discipline, an approach that follows the philosophy that the severity of disciplinary measures requiring some degree of punishment should increase each time an employee must be disciplined." (Drafke, Pg 323) Progressive discipline serves two functions, first it provides the employee a series of roa...   [tags: Employment, Psychology, Management, Goal]

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The Last Four Days Taking Care Of Darby

- Priyanka and I spent the next four days taking care of Darby. Some morons at the Homecoming dance captured the rejection on camera and posted it on social networks. Many people took Cavan 's side, agreeing with his "popular, blonde, and bimbo-type beauties" statement. It made my blood boil further when Cavan sent a thanks out to those people. He judged a book by its cover and got support for it. "I wish he 'd see something past the looks," Priyanka said during our gym class. "Maybe he just needs to meet a beautiful girl with a beautiful personality," Darby muttered....   [tags: Debut albums, 2005 singles, 2000 singles]

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Suppression Of Development, Diversity And Independence

- Oralism: Suppression of Development, Diversity and Independence in Education and Socialization of the Deaf "We [have] had enough of hearing teachers trying to make us hearing people. [...] We have a language - American Sign Language - but they refuse to recognize it." (Ubelacker, 1988, para. 16)
 The use of Oralism in educational, medical and societal settings is culturally and socially suppressive for the Deaf community. Oralism rejects any form of sign language, and imposes the hearing world’s ideals on the Deaf....   [tags: Sign language, Hearing impairment, Deafness]

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The Differences Between The Deaf And The Hearing

- What’s the difference between the deaf and the hearing. There is only one thing that separates the two, the ability to hear. In the Movie see what I’m saying four talented deaf individuals try everything they can to increase the fame and deaf awareness. Delivering a joke is all about timing, without timing the joke will not hit, and the audience will be silent. CJ Jones was born hearing, to two deaf parents, he became deaf at the age of seven after being diagnosed with spinal meningitis. Since both of Jones parents were already deaf having a deaf child made them even more excited because they already had a better connection with him....   [tags: Deaf culture, Hearing impairment, Sign language]

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To Sign, or Not to Sign

- In “The Day Language Came into My Life”, Helen Keller recalled the time she learned how to use sign language. As an infant, Helen had the ability to both see and hear, but at eighteen months old, she suffered from a severe illness that caused her to lose her seeing and hearing abilities, thus making her both blind and deaf. Three months before she turned seven, Helen’s parents hired Ms. Anne Sullivan to teach her sign language, and show Helen the world around her. Frustration ensued between Helen trying to learn sign language, and Ms....   [tags: Hellen Keller, sign language, communication]

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Icu Psychosis : Hospital Room For Days Or Months?

- Have you even been stuck in a hospital room for days or months. If not, do you know someone, and have you notice a change. They might be experiencing ICU Psychosis. Here’s a real story shared by Welker, M. MSN “My mother was in ICU for four days and upon moving to a regular room she developed extreme paranoia and was very agitated. She wanted to call the police because the medical staff was trying to kill her. She told several family members they were mean to put her in a place like this, she was surely going to die....   [tags: Patient, Health care provider, Medical sign]

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Robert Demayo : Deaf Actor, Educator And Asl Consultant

- Robert DeMayo is a Deaf actor, educator and ASL consultant. He was born in Connecticut but currently lives in Philadelphia. DeMayo grew up in a hearing family. It was hard for him growing up in a hearing family. He often felt like he was being left out by his family, who never bothered to learn ASL so that they could better communicate with him. This being the case DeMayo decided to leave his home since his family seemed like they did not care about how he felt being Deaf when the rest of his family could hear....   [tags: Hearing impairment, Deaf culture, Sign language]

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How Technology is Used for Evil in George Orwell’s 1984

- From telephones and computers to digital cameras and GPS systems, it is clear that the expansion of technology has developed rapidly throughout the years. Every year there seems to be new and appealing innovations taking over the market. Whether it is a new camera model or a cell phone that fits in the palm of your hand, we notice how much technology can advance in only a couple of years - sometimes even months. It has always been a question if perhaps these new forms of technology are rotting our brains and making us become more dependent on them; it is hard to think where technology will take us years from now....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four,]

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Critical Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' The Capitol ' And ' Fire '

- For the characters within Nineteen Eighty Four and Catching Fire, Orwell and Collins use devices such as symbolism, imagery and language techniques to reflect how the characters are controlled within their dystopian societies by their totalitarian governments. The characterisations within the novels either reinforce this control or oppose it and push the boundaries. Although I agree that Winston and Julia are ultimately controlled mentally and physically by their totalitarian government, I believe that the character of Katniss is only restricted physically by her totalitarian government, yet, Collins ' characterisation of Katniss enables her character to loosen the "iron grip" of the "Capito...   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Totalitarianism]

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A Visit That I Decided With Gurdeep 's Four Years Old Hispanic Female Client

- A visit that I would like to discuss was with Gurdeep’s four years old Hispanic female client in her home. The purpose of this visit was to check if this child has health insurance, and how she was doing after being discharged from the Memorial PICU. The patient lives with her parents and two younger siblings (2 and 1 year old brothers) in a rental house. They moved from Texas a few months ago. Her father is a farm worker, and her mother is a babysitter. For Hispanic population, obesity, diabetes, asthma, COPD, and hypertension are major health concerns (Allender, Rector, & Warner, 2014)....   [tags: Health care, Health economics, Hispanic, Health]

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Designer Pet Accessories 's Best Four Legged Companion And Help Improve Its Way Of Life

- Pets are extremely faithful buddies, casual psychiatrists, and snuggle pals and just like humans, need nourishment in the right proportion, shelter, fitness services and medications, security and consistent exercise to develop both mentally and physically. For this very reason, there is the need to know the important designer pet accessories designed specially to compliment your pet appearance, health, fitness, and to foster the sound relationship, friendship and connection between you and your mongrel as with your families, so as to guide you through the supplies selection process for your beloved pets....   [tags: Dog, Pet, Stanley Coren, Pets]

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Status of New Generation Women : Sign of Emancipation or Degradation? -From an Analysis of Chetan Bhagat’s Novels

- Chetan Bhagat is a fascination for the youngsters as he writes about the issues that they are grappling with. The social milieu as depicted in the novels of Chetan Bhagat is alarming with the crumbling of moral values. As the youth in his novels move into a new millennium, they find themselves in a crucial point to decide whether to carry on the glorious past values of the country or to adopt the new culture endorsed in the name of westernization and globalization. They call themselves modern but they fail to understand that they cannot surpass the engrained ideologies of the past....   [tags: Literary Review, Social Rituals]

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Using The Teach Model Coach Review Approach For Children With Language Impairment

- Authors Roberts, Kaiser, Wolfe, Bryant, and Spidalieri conducted a study in 2014 using the Teach-Model-Coach-Review approach to provide caregivers with four methods to stimulate language in children with language impairment. As a baseline, the authors investigated how children between the ages of 24 and 48 months communicated with their caregivers. Caregivers were then taught four ways to obtain language from their children. These methods included 1. responding to something the child has said as a way to reinforce that behavior, 2....   [tags: Linguistics, Communication, Sign language]

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Signs Of American Sign Language

- American Sign Language has no exact origin but it is a visual language using hand movements, facial expressions and body language to communicate that is used by people that can’t hear. It is used predominantly by the deaf and people who can hear but cannot speak. Certain signs also represent complete ideas or phase’s not just individual word, not every word in sign language is signed. Sign Language is composed of a system that has conventional gestures using all your body parts, even spelling word out with your fingers....   [tags: Sign language, American Sign Language]

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Becoming A Sign Language Interpreter

- When someone is introduced to something new, there are an assortment of different emotions that may come along with that; fear, sadness, anger, happiness and many others. Overwhelming joy and happiness were what I felt when my friend, Dalia, helped myself realize what I wanted to achieve in life, which is to become a sign language interpreter. Finding my path to a career I desired to pursue was a major stepping stone in my life and I will be forever grateful to Dalia for that. Dalia is the sweetest, most fun-loving, strong-willed person, I’ve known....   [tags: Sign language, Language, Linguistics, Sign]

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Effective Speech For A Successful Speech

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George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984

- ¡°BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU¡± flashes out to the reader in capital letters. This slogan generally embodies the theme that the author is trying to convey. The darkness of the human nature, free will, and control are all the themes that are embedded within this piece of dark literature. The more we read on in the novel, the more we question the existence of Big Brother. Although physically absent, he still manages to instill constant fear with his presence in the people¡¯s mind. 1984 creates a world of totalitarianism in which communism is portrayed to its extreme....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Awakened One

- The Awakened One The representation of this particular piece of art seems to be accurate. The work of Siddhartha 's mind had a battle with Mara, who represented the passions that delude us. Mara saw Siddhartha getting close to success and tried to distract Siddhartha with beautiful women when this did not work Mara brought his armies to attack Siddhartha, who sat still and untouched. During meditation, Siddhartha’s mind was perfectly still and quiet. Siddhartha then became enlightened and became the Buddha....   [tags: Buddhism, Four Noble Truths, Gautama Buddha]

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- How would you describe freedom. I would describe freedom as the power to think, act, and speak without hindrance and restraint (dictionary.com). Both George Orwell’s 1984 and Ishmael Beah’s A Lone Way Gone challenges the definition of freedom and how it is attained. In 1984, freedom is diminished quite a bit. They are not able to think, act, or speak freely and are constantly watched by the government. In A Long Way Gone freedom is being shown in the use of symbols. Symbols such as guns, Ak 47, rehabilitation, and the cassettes all provide freedom for Ishmael Beah....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Big Brother, George Orwell]

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The History of the Sign for Addition

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Visual Language And American Sign Language

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Thesis Statement : American Sign Language

- THESIS STATEMENT (central idea + preview statement): American Sign Language didn’t begin until 1814 which is fairly new language compared to modern languages such as English, Spanish, and French. ASL started when deaf education was first introduced in America. In this speech, we will be discussing the following: where, when, and why did ASL started, the history of Martha’s Vineyard, evolution of ASL, recognition of ASL as a real language. ORGANIZATIONAL PATTERN: Chronological Order INTRODUCTION ATTENTION STATEMENT: “For almost three centuries, due to an inbred recessive gene, the population of Martha 's Vineyard had an unusual proportion of profoundly deaf people....   [tags: Sign language, American Sign Language]

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Conversations And Literature Of American Sign Language

- Conversations and Literature in American Sign Language Introduction Need. Need. Need. Thus begins the poem “Need” by Peter Cook and Kenny Lerner, a Deaf and hearing poet, respectively. In a social commentary about our dependence on oil, Cook repeats the sign for “need” (an X hand that flicks forward, away from the chest) before slowly becoming a moving image that looks similar to a drill pumping oil from the ground. This use of a specific handshape to represent an idea is the basis of American Sign Language....   [tags: American Sign Language, Sign language, Linguistics]

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Physical Sexual Assault, And American Sign Language ( Asl )

- Over the course of instruction, I have gathered an understanding that Burlesque differs from other kinds of strip-tease in it’s humor and current commentary, sometimes specifically on social or political situations. The theoretical portion of the performance was the most entertaining part--the performance portion was a bit more difficult for me. As a sexual assault survivor, on-stage vulnerability (particularly involving the removal of clothing) will always been a challenge for me, but incorporating my feelings about those kinds of situations made the exercise more plausible....   [tags: Sign language, American Sign Language]

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- Historical In a letter that George Orwell wrote five years before publishing Nineteen Eighty-Four, he states that “Hitler can say that the Jews started the war, and if he survives that will become official history” (“George Orwell’s Letter”). World War II was currently ongoing during Orwell’s era - leading up to the Cold War - with the ruthless dictator, Adolf Hitler, threatening to take over the world. Hitler was everywhere, conquering and capturing countries in his path. He had immense power....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, World War II, Soviet Union]

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Dystopian Vs. The Hunger Games

- Imagine being in a game where everyone dies except for one victor, and you have to risk your life to save your little sister’s life. Also imagine not being able to speak freely in your own home. These are some examples of how dystopian governments take control of the people in the societies in dystopian novels. The governments of 1984 and The Hunger Games share the dystopian goal of dehumanizing their citizens in order to maintain and win control over the citizens. The Party and the Capitol are after power, and whoever has control of the people in a society has has all the power....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Government]

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Comparing Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and Nineteen Eighty-four by George Orwell

- Different societies have risen and fallen in the common search for the “perfect” civilization. In the books 1984 by George Orwell and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, both authors portray a dystopian society with some troubling similarities. Orwell and Huxley each stress the use of power to control the masses. This influence is always situated with a small group of individuals that uses it to control every aspect of the people’s lives. Using such a method brings to mind a severe totalitarianism of rigid control that terminates individuality....   [tags: dystopian society]

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The Tyranny Of Utopia By George Orwell

- When an individual or a group of people have the capability to influence or dictate somebody 's behavior, they have control over that person. Control seems to be the one thing that most nations try not to lose, it 's showcased especially within the government. The governments illustrated in "The Tyranny of Utopia", George Orwell 's "1984", and the movie "The Hunger Games" all have the same fear of losing control. So, in the government 's best efforts to keep control, they use fear and manipulation as tactics to keep their citizens living in constant fear....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Dystopia, Totalitarianism]

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1984 And The Hunger Games

- From a structural perspective, movies and novels appear as polar opposites. A film uses actors, scripts, and a set in order to create a visual that can grab and keep the attention of their viewers. However, an author strives to incorporate deeper meaning into their books. Despite these differences in media, 1984 and The Hunger Games present unique, yet similar ideas. Complete governmental control develops as an apparent theme of both 1984 and The Hunger Games. 1984 uses the concept of big brother for the sole purpose of instilling a dependence on the government for every aspect in the citizens’ lives....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Government, Proles]

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The Movie Divergent Directed By Neil Burger And The Novel 1984 Written By George Orwell

- Control is worth wanting. It gives one a sense of superiority over another person. But is the use of fear a reasonable way of obtaining control. The movie Divergent directed by Neil Burger and the novel 1984 written by George Orwell, both depict the extreme persecution methods used by totalitarian governments to control their citizens. The use of brute force and psychological torture on its citizens, helps the governments to stay in power. The fear of losing their lives in constantly on the minds of the people who live under the control of these oppressive governments....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Totalitarianism, Government]

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