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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Nineteen Eighty Four '

- George Orwell Envisioned Today’s Society; How the NSA Tracks and Monitors Ever wondered if the government could be watching or seeing you at any moment. Today Americans cellphones and digital devices are being monitored by the National Security Agency on a daily basis. They record all the data and analyze what the individual has been thinking overall and come to a consensus of what you are contemplating about. The novel nineteen eighty-four is accurate, effective, and predicts things in the future because the NSA monitors today’s society, by seeing your thoughts and watching you through technology....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Thought]

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The Coral Paperweight Winston Smith Purchases

- The coral paperweight Winston Smith purchases at Mr. Charrington’s junk shop serves as a dominant symbol in George Orwell’s 1984. At first, the coral paperweight simply acts as a useless object but eventually comes to represent a multitude of themes, characters, and relationships. The coral paperweight primarily symbolizes Winston’s past yet comes to foreshadow his future. Winston spends most of his time dwelling on the past, specifically trying to recall how society lived before Big Brother. Mr....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Pink]

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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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Children At The Age Of Four

- Jonas was taken through a number of exercises that helped display his social, language, cognitive, and physical development as a four-year-old. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a list of social, language, cognitive, and physical developments on their website for all ages of children (“Important Milestones,” 2016). For social development, the list says that children at the age of four enjoy doing new things. This could be observed in Jonas’s enthusiasm to perform all the tasks presented to him....   [tags: Jean Piaget, Developmental psychology]

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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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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' The Cold War '

- 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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The Four Tasks Of Mourning

- Nurses are both blessed and cursed to be with patients from the very first moments of life until their final breath. With those last breaths, each patient leaves someone behind. How do nurses handle the loss and grief that comes along with patients dying. How do they help the families and loved ones of deceased patients. Each person, no matter their background, must grieve the death of a loved one, but there is no right way to grieve and no two people will have the same reaction to death. It is the duty of nurses to respect the wishes and grieving process of each and every culture; of each and every individual (Verosky, 2006)....   [tags: Death, Life, Afterlife, Reincarnation]

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Nineteen Eighty Four, By George Orwell

- The presence of an overwhelming and influential body of government, dictating the individuals of contextual society, may potentially lead to the thoughts and actions that oppose the ruling party. Through the exploration of Fritz Lang’s expressionist film, Metropolis (1927), and George Orwell’s politically satirical novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four (1948), the implications of an autocratic government upon the individuals of society are revealed. Lang’s expressionist film delves into the many issues faced by the Weimar Republic of Germany following the “War to end all wars” (Wells, 1914), in which the disparity between the upper and lower classes became distinctively apparent as a result of the ru...   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, World War II, Social class]

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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 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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An Empowering Sign Of Modern Day Society

- An empowering sign of modern day society includes the famous golden arch symbol of the grand francise, McDonalds. According to an article, McDonald’s spent over $978 million on advertising in 2013 (Statista, par. 1). McDonald’s is just a big chunk of the 40,000 advertisments that children and adolescents see on TV in a year alone (Strasburger, par. 1). Advertisments have been essentially known as a marketing strategy to improve sales, but has now become a way to mask away the reality of issues. Research shows that, “markets spend over $500 billion a year towards advertising… The average 65 year old in the U.S....   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Hamburger, Nutrition]

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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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Personal Narrative : A Good Sign

- Felicity was grateful that she would be able to move around soon. For the time being she was safe. She could lie quietly and let her body adjust to its new position. Allowing the blood to circulate back to her arms and legs. Her ribs burned. This confirmed what she already knew, her ribs were cracked if not broken. She lain in the dirt listening intently to the labored breathing of whatever was down here with her. The fact that it was breathing albeit painfully was a good sign. How badly it was hurt she did not know....   [tags: 2007 singles, English-language films]

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Teaching British Sign Language to Improve the Lives of Children with Mental Disabilities

- There have been countless ways in which doctors and teachers have tried to improve the lives of children with mental disabilities. A number of methods and lessons have been created to hopefully help these children. Though not all have been successful, there were some that stood out from the rest. One, specifically, was the teaching of British Sign Language. Teaching British Sign Language to mentally disabled children helped not only their ability to communicate but also improves their literacy skills and mental processing skills....   [tags: improvement in neutral behavior]

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What I Think About The Sign

- Whether trying to follow directions on the road or attempting to read the fine print on label or form, my mother will sometimes ask me to tell her what something says if she either can’t read it, having forgotten her glasses, or is simply too focused on something to do it herself. When asked, I will look at whatever it is and relay the information back to her. In some cases, such as with a sign in the distance, I realize, after relaying the information, that I was incorrect: what I had confidently read on the sign was not actually what the sign said....   [tags: Sense, Perception, Illusion, Mind]

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Advertising Is Not A Sign Of The Devil

- Introduction It may seem provocative and counterintuitive but the reality is that advertising serves many human needs. The fact the concept of advertising exists and it 's so prevalent in the world is not a sign of the devil, but a sign that it 's an industry that while having several significant downsides, is also essential for current society. Without advertising it be impossible to tell everyone about new products and services, innovation would grind to a halt and there would be remarkably few products around....   [tags: Advertising, Graphic design, Brand, Marketing]

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The History and Symbolism of the Swastika Sign

- The History and Symbolism of the Swastika Sign The swastika is a loved and welcomed symbol for many people in the world. The word swastika is derived from the Sanskrit word Su, meaning well, and Asti, meaning to be. It represents life, sun, power, strength, and good luck. The swastika is an equilateral cross with its arms bent at right angles either clockwise or anticlockwise. The ubiquity of the swastika has been explained by three main areas of significance: historical, cultural, and architectural....   [tags: History, Symbol, Swastika]

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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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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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Should British Sign Language Be Added For The National Curriculum?

- should British sign language be added to the national curriculum Sign language is a natural human language, they have their own vocabularies and sentence structures. Sign language comes into practice wherever Deaf societies come into existence. Sign language is not identical worldwide; every country has its own language and accents; however, these are not the verbal or transcribed languages used by hearing individuals around them. British sign language (BSL) is a form of communicating using hands, facial expressions and your body language, it is mainly used by individuals who are deaf....   [tags: Deaf culture, Hearing impairment, Audiogram]

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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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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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Uses of Fingerspelling and American Sign Language

- American Sign Language is the visual language that has been created by the deaf in this country. For those with a limited knowledge of deaf culture or American Sign Language (ASL), fingerspelling may be a foreign concept. Fingerspelling is the act of using the manual alphabet of ASL to spell a word or phrase. All fingerspelling is done with the dominant hand, as are one-handed signs, and is ideally done in the area between the shoulder and the chin on the same side as the dominant hand. This skill serves many purposes and functions in ASL conversation....   [tags: sign language, deaf, fingerspelling]

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The Film Metropolis Directed By Fritz Lang And The Novel Nineteen Eighty Four ( 1984 )

- “Let the ruling classes tremble at a Communistic revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win.” In accordance with Karl Marx, the notion of the change to a ‘perfect’ communist state was for the working class to overthrow the bourgeoisie. Both the film Metropolis directed by Fritz Lang and the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984) written by George Orwell elaborate on this aspect of revolution and the consequences that follow. The texts do this by highlighting the oppression placed upon the proletariat from the totalitarian state, particularly its use of technology to maintain control....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Communism, Karl Marx]

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Four Years of Building a Railroad: The Life of a Chinese Worker

- Zhang David Tsao was suffering from hard labor, physical pain and mental torture. He wondered how the white men could face themselves in their posh, round mirrors, after treating the Chinese with utmost disrespect. After two years of working on the Canadian Pacific Railway following multiple attempts to run away, Zhang regretted that he had come to Canada for money. His family in China was suffering from ailments and poverty. His parents- Feng and Jia Tsao- were long dead. They were rich and wealthy, but due to the 1870 flooding of the Yangtze River, they lost their most of their rice farms, with the exception of one....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Ray Bradbury 's Fahrenheit 451

- Utopian society is an ideal society that many people would like to take a part of, no doubt. However, as readers see in the endless number books about failed utopias, or dystopias, reaching a utopia usually becomes quite the opposite. Both George Orwell 's 1984 and Ray Bradbury 's Fahrenheit 451 share this theme in different ways. 1984 focuses more on the structure of a general dystopian government and society, and on how the mass of people behave. Orwell explains how the people simply go about their daily business, and cannot interact with other people much, other than their spouse at home and whoever they happen to sit next to during lunch hour....   [tags: Dystopia, Fahrenheit 451, Nineteen Eighty-Four]

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The True Sign Of Intelligence Is Not Knowledge But Imagination

- Einstein said, “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” Socrates said, “I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.” For centuries, philosophers have tried to pinpoint the true measure of intelligence. From a scientific perspective; Who has more intelligence between humans and animals. What makes some brains smarter than others. Are intelligent people better at storing and receiving memories. Man is distinctively different from the lower species of animals because of his ability in controlling the world he lives in....   [tags: Intelligence, Intelligence quotient]

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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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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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Upper Egyptians and Gunshots: Customs a sign of vulgarity?

- Diverse cultures in the different corners of Egypt convey the various views of life and many attitudes of the Egyptians. The right way to look upon these numerous tribes is not through their decisions or daily routines, but through their background. They may be different politically, but culturally, it would be almost as though they were one unity, just with different names. Although they are all descendants from ancestors originating from the Arabian Peninsula, Sei’dis, the line is drawn as to whether they are of higher nobility standards, descendents of Prophet Muhammed or not....   [tags: Culture ]

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George Orwell 's Nineteen Eighty Four ( 1948 )

- A society run through the means of a dominant government is bound to have rebels. These rebels go to extreme measures in order to prove their self worth and individuality. In George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1948), the Party acts as a supreme power and portrays Winston Smith, the protagonist as a rebel. Terry Gilliam’s film, Brazil (1985), has a government that works behind the scenes, authenticating authority through various propaganda posters and technological techniques, all of which Sam Lowry rebels against....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Dystopia, George Orwell]

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Four Images Between Two Impossibilities

- Didi-Huberman situates the four images taken from Auschwitz between two impossibilities. These two impossibilities come from the unimaginable and unrepresentable character of the event that took place in Auschwitz. This unrepresentability is achieved through the actions of the S.S. to conceal the extermination of the Jew as a state secret. The system of exterminating the Jew is described as the machine by Didi-Huberman, aimed to destroy the Jew and eliminate any chance to represent the genocide....   [tags: Didi-Huberman, Auschwitz]

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Discussing The Four Intellectual Development Disorders

- 1. Describe the characteristics of a typical person for each of the four levels of intellectual developmental disorder (mild, moderate, severe and profound). 549-550 (299) When discussing the four intellectual development disorders we first need to know what each level is. The first level is mild( IQ 50-70) this level is also known as the educable level because the individual can benefit from schooling and can normal support there selves as adults. The individual who has this level usually demonstrates typical language, social, and play skills but they need assistance when in duress especially when academic and social demands present their self....   [tags: autism, behavioral problems, ADHD]

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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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The Society Of Oceania

- The society of Oceania is differentiated by three separate classes which are the Inner Party, the Outer Party, and the proles. The proles make up 85% of the population and are considered equivalent to animals, in the eyes of the party they are not human. The only function of the Proles are to work and reproduce. They receive very little education, live in poverty, and are responsible for manual labor, but in exchange they have greater personal freedom. The party does not care much for them therefore they are not under constant surveillance of the telescreen....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Inner Party, Emotion, Proles]

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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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The Greesboro Four

- Generally when you think of a hero, who do you envision. Most likely, you picture a strong and imposeing figure, someone capable of performing in high pressure situations, demonstrating bravery and passion to help his/her fellow man. Those who typically fit that role in society are firefighters, policemen, and soldiers. Those people deserve all the credit and recognition they receive for their courageous acts. However, what about individuals or groups who aren’t necessarily on the “frontlines” physically protecting others and saving lives, but who work extremely hard to improve the lives of others in some way....   [tags: Ezell Blair Jr., David Richmond, Franklin McCain]

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Nineteen Eighty Four By George Orwell

- • In the novel second half of the novel Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell, portrayed the consequences faced to those who don’t follow the laws laid out by The Party. • As O’Brien pretended to be against the party in order to gain Winston and Julia’s trust in him. • He asks " are you prepared to...give your lives... commit murder...commit acts of sabotage...cause deaths of innocent people...betray your country...and weaken the power of the Party?" (Orwell 179). • The significance of this is that O’Brien is trying to prove to Winston and Julia that he is against the party and these are some of the things they will try to do as a part of the Brotherhood to take power over the party....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Big Brother]

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George Orwell 's Nineteen Eighty Four, The Prodigious Sovereignty Of Big Brother

- In George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-four, the prodigious sovereignty of Big Brother eradicates any indication of humanity, as well as any qualities that shadow it. The protagonist, Winston Smith, continually seeks to rebel against Big Brother’s ideas of erasing humanity. Winston himself is an outlier within the society, consistently depicting the humanizing qualities Big Brother aims to delete, such as individuality, curiosity, and pleasurable sex. By performing the activities he enjoys as per his human nature, he is rebelling against Big Brother and their desire for a dehumanized society....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Human, Ingsoc]

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Blood Done Sign My Name by Tim Tyson

- With personal inventory and painstaking detail, Tim Tyson awakens readers with the passionate authenticity of a memoir and the provocative insight of an editorialized historical narrative in Blood Done Sign My Name. Tyson unmasks the manufactured summary of Civil Rights that solely embraces nonviolence, government action, and human freedom but mitigates defensive violence and the imbedded hatred of oppression. Instead, reality is replaced with consolation in this factual yet explorative summary....   [tags: memoir, violence, civil rights]

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The Four Principles Of Foreign Policy

- The four P’s framework of foreign policy simply put is the “influences of the foreign policy”. It’s the four basic and inferred ideas in which we the United States of America are founded upon. The four basic ideas are Power, Peace, Prosperity and Principle; they not only determine our selections but the choices of most other countries. These four basic goals of nations make “states” behavior and the effect of their behavior very predictable. The Four Ps of framework of foreign policy is the idea that all state behavior and outcome of their behavior is predictable based on the simple idea that all states go to war for these four reasons....   [tags: International Monetary Fund, United States]

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The Language of Male Supremacy in She and The Sign of Four

- The Language of Male Supremacy in She and The Sign of Four These days we have to be extremely careful when we write or speak.  In fact, at times it seems as if we must communicate as if tip toeing through a veritable minefield of the dangerous misinterpretations of our words.  Since many words and phrases can be construed or misconstrued as offensive, there is a heightened sensitivity to the use of language.  This is not necessarily a bad thing.  We certainly need to live in world where all people are treated with dignity and respect, and our use of language should reflect this ideal.  Most of us would not intentionally offend a person from a different race, culture, or creed, but...   [tags: She Four]

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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 Challenge of a Computer Representation of Sign Language: Capturing a “Visual-Spatial” Language Electronically

- The Challenge of a Computer Representation of Sign Language: Capturing a “Visual-Spatial” Language Electronically Signed languages are not simply another means of communicating a spoken language. Individual signed languages are linguistically unique forms of communication, with their own grammatical constructs, word order, sensibility, and rules. American Sign Language, used in the United States and parts of Canada, is not the same as English. (Fox 2002). Like many people who share common beliefs, customs, and behavior, the Deaf community has developed a coherent culture....   [tags: Language ]

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Inner Peace, By The Four Noble Truths

- According to Cosgrove Individuals are “governed by themselves, safe, secure and with the prospects of a better future” as such inner peace is achieved in Buddhism through undertaking in meditation, abiding by the four noble truths, the 8 fold path and the 5 precepts as well as adhering to the concept of Ahimsa. Throughout Buddhism it is believed that inner peace is the basis for happiness and world peace, if our mind is at peace happiness will be attained regardless of external conditions, however if our mind is disturbed or distressed happiness will not be attained regardless of how good the external conditions are....   [tags: Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, Four Noble Truths]

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George Orwell 's Nineteen Eighty Four

- A totalitarian government relates to a centralized government that does not tolerate parties of differing opinion and that exercises dictatorial control over many aspects of life. In George Orwell’s 1984, the government controls all aspect of the lives of the citizens in Oceania, taking away all individuality. When a totalitarian government gains power, they tend to try and hold onto it with a deathgrip. When a government is given that much power, there is not many things you can do as a citizen, other than sit back and hope for the best....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Totalitarianism]

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Alfarabi And Aristotle: The Four Causes And The Four Stages Of The Doc

- Alfarabi and Aristotle: The Four Causes and The Four Stages of The Doctrine of The Intelligence Alfarabi was raised as a young boy in Baghdad. His early life was spent studying the art of linguistics, philosophy, and logic. His teachers were Syrian Christians experts in Greek philosophy. He studied Aristotle and Plato in detail, and it became evident in his later writings that they were a strong influence on him. He became quite a prolific writer, and he wrote more than 100 works, many of which have unfortunately been lost including his a lot of his commentaries on Aristotle....   [tags: essays research papers]

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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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Competitive Swot And Audit Quality

- Competitive Tendering and Audit Quality Auditing is used to enhance the degree of confidence that users of financial statements have in those statements. This is achieved through gathering sufficient evidence to come to a conclusion on whether the financial statements are prepared “in all material respects, in accordance with the applicable financial reporting framework”. (IFAC, 2013). This usually refers to how true and fair the statements are when looking at the financial position of the company at the end of the period....   [tags: Audit, Big Four auditors, Auditing, Quality audit]

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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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The Four Stages of Human Life

- The Ashram’s develop self-fulfillment, spiritual culture and completion to one-self in the Hindu religion. In ancient Hinduism, the human life is divided into four stages; the Brahmacarya, Grihastha, Vanaprastha, and Sanyasa. Each stage is known as an ashrama and is a part of the Ashram system. Ashram, meaning “a place of spiritual shelter”# can be viewed as a religious journey in which each Hindu must go through to gain spirituality. Typically, the males were the ones who went through the four stages of ashram....   [tags: Hinduism]

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The Signs Of American Sign Language

- Reduplication occurs when the motions of a sign are bother shortened and repeated. Reduplication is one of the components that can differentiate a noun from a verb, such as the sign for the verb sit which uses one motion, as compared the noun chair which uses the same motion repeated twice. Reduplications varies from repetition in that reduplication carries grammatical meaning while repetition is used for clarification or carries a non-meaningful motion. Reduplication in sign language generally consists of repetition of the entire sign to convey the full meaning of the sign, repeating only part of the sign is almost completely useless because the meaning of the sign is lost when the characte...   [tags: Sign language, American Sign Language, Question]

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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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Native American Sign Language

- Native American Sign Language Very basic, elementary and logical characteristics made the Native American Sign Language the world's most easily learned language. It was America's first and only universal language. The necessity for intercommunication between Indian tribes having different vocal speech developed gesture speech or sign language (Clark; pg. 11). Although there is no record or era dating the use of sign language, American Indian people have communicated with Indian Sign Language for thousands of years....   [tags: Native Americans Sign Language Communication]

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Four Elements of the Marketing Mix

- What does the phrase marketing mix mean. What is the purpose of the marketing mix. The marketing mix is a process most organizations use to bring a product or service to market. The four Ps is a good way to define the marketing mix tool. The four Ps or four elements of the marketing mix are product, place, price, and promotion, which are used to satisfy consumers’ needs and the objectives of the organization. After a target market is selected, “…the firm must take steps to satisfy [the customers] needs” (Kerin, Hartley, & Rudelius, 2009 p....   [tags: Marketing ]

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Theory of Sign

- To understand how signs function, 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, 1972: 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: Charles Morris, Semiosis]

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Buddhism : The Four Truths And The Eightfold Path

- Buddhism teaches that the solutions to all of our problems reside in the self rather than from outside sources. This ideology has become one of the main fundamental principles in Buddhism in that there is no one “right” way to attain spiritual enlightenment. Proceeding and taking the necessary responsibility for their own understanding as well as their actions, is the decision of each person. Religion of Buddhism is less of orthodoxy or strict grouping of beliefs which is to be accepted in its totality, and more of a philosophy in which each person learns and uses in the manner in which they are comfortable....   [tags: Buddhism, Gautama Buddha, Four Noble Truths]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's 1984 And Ishmael Beah 's A Lone Way Gone

- 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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Compare And Contrast Of: Four Stage Team Performance Model & The Drexxler/Sibbet Team Preformance Model

- The Four-Stage Team Performance Model & The Drexler/Sibbet High Performance Model The exploration of two models will show an interesting relationship when compared and contrasted. Both can increase competency levels in team building. The models are the Drexler/Sibbet Team Performance model (Human Performance Strategies) and the Four Stage Team Performance model (Developing Management Skills). When they have been used correctly they’ve been shown to improve efficiency and profitability in organizations....   [tags: Team Building Models Human Resource Theory]

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Use of Imagination in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Study in Scarlet and Sign of the Four

-    While reading Robert Louis Stevenson's The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study in Scarlet and Sign of the Four, I found myself impatiently competing against Mr. Utterson and Sherlock Holmes to find out the solutions to the crimes.  Stevenson and Doyle cleverly use the imagination of their protagonists to display through fictional literature the concern late Victorians felt about the rise of a new science.  The characters of Utterson and Holmes resemble each other in their roles as objective observers who use imagination to create a picture in the reader's mind about the narrative.               In Dr....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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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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Review Standards Of Thinking On Trespassing Sign Problem

- Review Standards of Thinking on Trespassing Sign Problem It is clear that there is a disagreement on the need for a no trespassing sign in the yard of a shared family home, in the small mountain town of Crested Butte, Colorado. There are compelling arguments which make posting a sign a better option than just relying on a fence; however, how did this justification come into view. The use of the standards of thinking and the elements of thought were employed to objectively define the issue and resolution....   [tags: Logic, Reasoning, Critical thinking, Property]

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What Did I Sign Up For?

- At the beginning of this class, students were warned about coming into this class with a certain mindset. Students were warned not to have the preconception of thinking that COMS 201 would teach them how to manipulate others into doing what they wanted. Guilty of this mindset I attempted to trick myself into thinking that I did not have that mindset. Getting through the first few modules on theory was difficult. I remember asking myself, “What did I sign up for?”. After getting through the first few modules I began to enjoy what I was learning, so much so, I caught myself referencing what I had learned in COMS 201 in other aspects of my life....   [tags: Leadership, Education, Skill, Management]

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Niko Tinbergen's Four Questions

- Consider at least two of Tinbergen's 'four questions' in relation to filial imprinting. Tinbergen’s ‘four questions’ refers to a publication from 1963 by Niko Tinbergen, one of the founding fathers of behavioural biology (Giraldeau, 2012). In which he outlined four questions in the study of animal behaviour, namely causation, development, function described as the survival value and evolution. Although Tinbergen’s questions were not original, as causation, function and evolution questions had already been discussed previously by biologist Julian Huxley, Tinbergen added a fourth question to the study of animal behaviour regarding development (Giraldeau, 2012)....   [tags: Behavioral Biology, Animal Behavior, Causation]

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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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George Orwell 's Nineteen Eighty Four

- George Orwell’s novel Nineteen Eighty-Four has been extolled by Western critics for its incisive political commentary on the social and cultural ramifications of a totalitarian government. After witnessing the alarming extent to which totalitarian governments in Russia and Spain would exercise their power over the proletariat, Orwell wrote Nineteen Eighty-Four in 1949 to alert Western nations on how to approach the imminent rise of communism. The text is generally received as a “negative dystopian” novel that focuses on depicting the degeneration of humanity through the ubiquitous influence of technology, propaganda and political discourse....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Totalitarianism, Semiotics]

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Comparing Anxiety and Drug Use in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and The Sign of the Four

- Anxiety and Drug Use in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and The Sign of the Four The life experiences and writings of the Victorians are peppered with anxiety.  External influences such as sweeping change or fear of change can produce unease, as seen in the their anxious attitude toward Darwinism and colonialization, which greatly influenced the political, spiritual, and psychological landscape of nineteenth century England.  However, for Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes and Robert Louis Stevenson's Dr....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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Timothy Tyson's Blood Done Sign My Name

- When we examine the various approaches for the Civil Rights Movement that are discussed in Blood Done Sign My Name we find that there is no one clear answer as to which is more affective, because it was the combination of all three: radical, liberal, and conservative that finally pushed some of what the Civil Rights Movement strived for. No approach on its own was able to do anything, whether it was the nonviolent marches and demonstrations which were not able to grab the attention of the white power structure, or the racially driven violence which simply terrified whites, and which most likely would have done nothing were it not paired with the nonviolent demonstrations as well....   [tags: Civil Rights Movement, Civil Rights Act]

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Article Review : Infant Sign Training And Functional Analysis

- Article Review of Infant Sign Training and Functional Analysis In the past there has been some research into the development and functions of sign language being used among infants and children with learning disabilities. However, past research has been limited. For instance, in past research there has been a lack of recorded observations during training sessions. This is one of the areas this study sought to research. Additionally, this article was the first to observe children that have not been diagnosed with a learning disability....   [tags: Scientific method, Observation, Sample size]

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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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Analysis Of The Book ' Nineteen Eighty Four '

- Nineteen Eighty-Four showed us a world of cruelty and darkness, ruled by a totalitarian government only known as the Party, and it is no surprise to say that one of the relevant themes in this book is hopelessness. From room 101 to the party’s grip over the people, there are always symbols of oppression and signs of hopelessness throughout the book, but rather than just discussing the theme of hopelessness in this book, I want to expand on how hope is deprived from the people and how there can never be any hope of true freedom in Oceania....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, George Orwell, Big Brother]

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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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Single Sign-On: The One Password Revolution

- In this world, we know that time waits for no one. This is especially true in today's action packed, fast-paced world. For many of us, we are an hour or two behind schedule before we even wake up. We grab the first thing we can to eat and a cup of coffee, and out the door, we fly. We arrive at work five minutes late and sneak in so as not to alert the boss to our tardiness. We access our computer to long in and there is a user name and password required. After the information is provided, we go to the page that we will be using, only to find that there is another user name and password waiting to slow us down....   [tags: Information Technology]

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George Orwell 's Nineteen Eighty Four

- Ignorance is Slavery: The depiction of communism in George Orwell’s “Nineteen Eighty-Four” The famed political author George Orwell once said “I write […] because there is some lie that I want to expose, some fact to which I want to draw attention . . .” (Orwell 3). This philosophy is at the heart of his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four in which he strives to reveal the dangers of communism through the extreme totalitarian world of Nineteen Eighty-Four. The principal danger which Orwell presents is that “communism [is] not a revolutionary force, but instead [is] a new, dangerous form of totalitarianism” (Rossi 207) in which the government is stifling society to gain control and power at the cost...   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Communism, Soviet Union]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's ' Nineteen Eighty Four '

- As society progresses, and technology advances, we are constantly presented with new innovations in the field of security. Whether it be motion activated cameras, or face-tracking software, governments and corporations are beginning to monitor our every move on the Earth. Although this creates a more secure society, we are also giving up some of our social freedoms to these institutions. If people continue on this path, we will end up like the society of Oceania depicted in George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Ministry of Truth]

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American Sign Language

- Sign language has played an important part throughout history; it has removed the barrier between those who can hear and those who are deaf. Sign language is a form of communication that does not rely on verbal speech. It uses visual-spatial medium to express communication (Stewart & Akamatsu, 236). Hands, fingers, body, and facial features are used to visually transmit linguistic information. The signs are formed by hands, which convey symbols that are similar to spoken words and phrases. These facial and body movements serve as articulations and modifiers of speech....   [tags: communication for the hearing impaired]

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The Four Functions of Management

- The Four Functions of Management Management is the process of working with other and capital to achieve organizational goals. Also management is defining as creative problem solving. This creative problem solving is accomplished through the four functions of management: planning, organizing, leading and controlling. The intended result is the use of an organization's resources in a way that finish its mission and objectives. Every good manager, supervisor or leader does those tings both effectively and efficiently....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Analysis Of George Orwell 's Nineteen Eighty Four

- In this era of globalization, it is undoubtedly impossible for the human race to survive by itself; it needs a jurisdiction or any sort of political regime that would provide them satisfaction and security. Government’s duty is to protect their society, but nowadays in most of the countries it is seen that government runs their own citizen’s lives instead of fulfilling the reason they are here for in the first place. The only aspect government desires about is power; - power to rule the world. In most cases such as in dystopian countries, they are exclusively successful in executing full control over their citizens and acquiring the true power....   [tags: Nineteen Eighty-Four, Dystopia, George Orwell]

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Visual Language And American Sign Language

- Visual language as such as sign language is the concept of gesture, body language, facial expression, and movement. Sign languages had many different languages in the world; for example, Mexican Sign Language, Japanese Sign Language, Chinese Sign Language, langue des signes Francaise, American sign language, etc. In the present day, million Deaf Americans use American Sign Language to use communicate each other as a visual language in anywhere includes America, Canada, and some countries. It is not audio language, but it is an official languages recognized since 1988 by the government due issue of Deaf President Now for protest by Gallaudet students and Deaf people at capitol hill and Gallau...   [tags: Sign language, American Sign Language]

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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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