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Analysis of Through the Tunnel by Doris Lessing

- Analysis of Through the Tunnel by Doris Lessing “ Through The Tunnel” is written by a lady called Doris Lessing. Through the tunnel is a short story about a boy called Jerry and his mother who are on holiday in Spain. There are three themes to the story, the first is the safe beach . The second is the dangerous beach. The third is when jerry goes through the tunnel. The characters are introduced on their first day on holiday where they are going to the safe beach. It begins when they are walking to the beach and jerry stops to look at the other beach (dangerous beach), Jerry’s mother stops and looks for him and asks if he wants to go to that beach instead....   [tags: Through the Tunnel Doris Lessing Essays]

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The Importance of the Omniscient Point of View in Through the Tunnel

- The Importance of the Omniscient Point of View in Through the Tunnel In the short story "Through the Tunnel", Doris Lessing describes the adventure of Jerry, a young English boy trying to swim through an underwater tunnel. Throughout the story, the author uses the third person omniscient point of view to describe the boy's surroundings and to show us both what he and the other characters are thinking and what is happening around them. By using this point of view, the author is able to describe the setting of the story, give a detailed description of the characters, and make the theme visible....   [tags: Through the Tunnel Essays]

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Commentary on Through the Tunnel

- In the short story “Through the Tunnel” by Doris Lessing a young boy named Jerry takes on the risky challenge of swimming through a narrow and long underwater tunnel on his holiday at the beach. It is an interesting story with a variety of remarkable characters. In the story, Jerry is on holiday at the beach with his mother, when he sees a group of older men diving through an underwater tunnel. This fascinates him so he starts practicing to hold his breath and dive until he can be like them. When he finally tries, he finds out how difficult it is and almost drowns....   [tags: Doris Lessing]

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Achieving a Goal in Through the Tunnel, Two Kinds, and The Censors

- In this essay, I will refer to three short stories. These stories are: “Through the Tunnel,” “Two Kinds,” and “The Censors.” The main characters are: Jerry of “Through the Tunnel,” Jing-Mei of “Two Kinds,” and Juan of “The Censors.” In all three of these stories, the main characters are trying to achieve something. Jerry tries to swim through an underwater tunnel. Jing-Mei wants to rebel against her mother, who wants her to become a child prodigy. Juan tries to find a letter he sent to his friend before “the censors” do....   [tags: Compare contrast]

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Comparing Brothers are the Same versus Through the Tunnel

- The two stories "Brothers are the Same" by Beryl Markham and "Through the Tunnel" by Doris Lessing are both about growing up and entering adulthood. "Brothers are the Same" about a boy named Temas trying to prove he was tough and could be called an adult. In a similar situation in "Through the Tunnel" a young boy named Jerry is determined to go through an underwater tunnel that he saw some older French boys go through. He wants to accomplish this goal to prove to himself that he could do it ....   [tags: Beryl Markham Doris Lessing]

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Elizabeth River Tunnel

- The Elizabeth River Tunnel, downtown, and midtown tunnel tolls are completely unfair for anyone who lives or works in Portsmouth; people shouldn’t have to pay to drive to work, or even simply drive in their state. The tunnel tolls have forced people to rearrange their whole life because of one simple tax. There happen to be upsides to this new tax, which is that over the course of 58 years the infrastructure of the tunnel will be a lot stronger since the population in Virginia has increased. Keywords: Elizabeth, midtown, tunnel, tolls, tax, people, unfair, upsides, downsides I....   [tags: midtown tunnel tolls, unfairness]

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Connotative Dreams in Sabato's The Tunnel

- Connotative Dreams in Sabato's The Tunnel   In Ernesto Sabato’s The Tunnel, dreams reveal Juan Pablo Castel’s obscure and conflicting personality. Castel has lived a life of isolation, despair, and one that has been both solitary and lonesome. His existence becomes meaningful when a young lady named Maria takes notice of an abstract window within one of his paintings. Maria becomes his obsession; he seeks solace and refuge through her. Castel’s dreams unveil his true motivations for obsessing over Maria; they help to display his need for meaning, love, affection and attention....   [tags: Sabato Tunnel Essays]

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The Holland Tunnel

- The Holland Tunnel The concept for the Holland Tunnel was developed in 1906.1 In 1906, a coalition of the New York State and New Jersey Interstate Bridge and Tunnel Commission began studies for a bridge connecting lower Manhattan to Jersey City, New Jersey.2 By the end of World War I (1918), the number of cars and trucks on U.S. roads had skyrocketed. This trend did not differ in the streets of New York City.3 At this time the Hudson River ferries were carrying about 30 million vehicles each year (24,000 vehicles a day3) from New York to New Jersey....   [tags: ]

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Holland Tunnel

- Holland Tunnel It has taken engineers thousands of years to perfect the art of digging tunnels. Today tunnels provide available space for cars and trains, water and sewage, even power and communication lines. However, before cars and trains, tunnels carried only water. The first to use tunnels on a major scale were the Romans. Roman engineers created the most extensive network of tunnels in the ancient world. The Romans built aqueducts to carry water from mountain springs to cities and villages; however, in many instances there were obstacles, such as rock formations, in between the spring and the city of interest....   [tags: History Historical tunnels Engineering Essays]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Abstract The wrist is surrounded by a band of fibrous tissue, which normally functions as a support for the joint. The tight space between this fibrous band and the wrist bone is called the carpal tunnel (The Stay Well Company, 1999). The median nerve passes through the carpal tunnel to receive sensations from the thumb, index, and middle fingers of the hand. Any condition that causes swelling or a change in position of the tissue within the carpal tunnel can squeeze and irritate the median nerve, which causes tingling and numbness of the thumb, index, and the middle fingers, a condition known as "carpal tunnel syndrome" (Nidus Info...   [tags: Papers]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome The carpal tunnel is a passageway that runs from the forearm through the wrist. Bones form three walls of the tunnel and a strong, broad ligament bridges over them. The median nerve, which supplies feeling to the thumb, index (4th digit), and ring fingers (3rd digit), and the nine tendons that flex the fingers, passes through this tunnel. This nerve, also, provides function for the muscles at the base of the thumb (the Thenar muscles). Usually, carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is considered an inflammatory disorder caused by repetitive stress, physical injury, or medical conditions that cause the tissues around the median nerve to become swollen....   [tags: Papers]

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Intervention on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

- The behaviors my intervention will target will be to wear my carpal tunnel brace every night as I was told by my doctor and to perform my daily stretches for the carpal tunnel. It is important to change these behaviors because if I do not my carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) could worsen and I could potentially need surgery to correct it. Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve (Morina et al., 2012 ). I would rather avoid the need to get surgery because there could be a chance that I would still suffer from my CTS....   [tags: Processes, Control, Success]

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Effect of Wrist Deviation on Median Nerve Cross-Sectional Area

- Computer is widely used in daily work and become important and essential tools in the workplace. Repetitive and awkward positions are associated with musculoskeletal disorder of the upper extremities among computer users (1). The long hours of computer use in daily life have increased the discomfort level of neck, shoulder, elbow, and wrist and hand region. Studies has shown that approximately 20% of computer user experienced musculoskeletal disorder of the upper extremities (2, 3). Intensive use of computer keyboard and mouse may increase the risk of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS,) and it is one of the commonly reported musculoskeletal disorder of the upper extremities when the median nerve i...   [tags: musculoskeletal disorder, carpal tunnel]

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The Darkened Tunnel

- The Darkened Tunnel En route of my journey from home to my destination I came across something that caught my attention. A hole intruding into the side of a hill beckoned me to investigate. Curiosity drew me to the mouth of the tunnel where I was overcome by a dank odor. It wasn’t the most inviting of places, concrete walkway leading into the dark unknown and a large gutter extruding rainwater from somewhere within it. I stepped to the threshold to see what lay within. An old shopping cart sat in the gutter on its side shrouded by an old tarp....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Common Sports Injury

- Common Sports Injury Assignment Body Area: Elbow Objective: Students will be able to identify common terminology and treatments for sports injuries in a given body area. Assignment: Students will locate a common sports injury that pertains to the current body area being studied. In your description include type of tissue (muscle/ligament) and/or bone involved using correct anatomical terminology for body parts and location. Utilize as much of the anatomical terminology that you have had experience with to this point....   [tags: Cubital Tunnel Syndrome]

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In Watermelon Sugar and Tunnel Music

- In Watermelon Sugar and Tunnel Music The clearest vision of reality is often the most abstract. While the rise of science and progress suffocate the notion of an extrasensory experience within the reading of literature, the phenomena persist. Meanings are communicated, participating in a magnificent cosmic-cultural aura, penetrating a communication of meaning, intent, and scandalously--truth. There is a process of intertextuality occurring, a conversation between authors, texts themselves, and the readers who venture to interpret them....   [tags: Watermelon Sugar]

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Tunnel Vision In Reading

- Reading involves translating symbols and letters into words or sentences. Anderson defines reading as a process of constructing meaning from a written text. We indulge in reading for many different purposes, be it survival, leisure or occupational. In a way, reading serves as a kind communication between the writer and the reader. The writer encodes what he or she wishes to convey while the reader decodes according to his or her own perception. Johnson quotes “A young man should read five hours in a day, and so may acquire a great deal of knowledge.” However, there as several problems which hinders the reading process, one of them being ‘tunnel vision’....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Studies Carried Out To Explore the Outcomes of Endoscopic and Open Carpal Tunnel Release

- Several studies have been carried out to explore the outcomes of endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release. A randomised controlled trial by Atroshi et al to compare endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release showed that less postoperative pain are associated with endoscopic surgery compared to open release9. This study involved 128 patients with confirmed idiopathic CTS diagnosed clinically and electrophysiologically9. Patients who underwent endoscopic released had less post operative pain in the scar and proximal hand and also less activity limitations compared to the other group (53% and 82% respectively)9....   [tags: Health]

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Time Dependence of Partial Integrated Charge Fluctuations in Superconducting Tunnel Junctions (STJs)

- Superconducting tunnel junctions are used as fast high-resolution detectors for X-ray spectroscopy. A superconducting tunnel junction (STJ) consists of two superconducting layers separated by a thin insulating barrier. Biasing the junction at voltage , where is the gap energy of the superconducting material, and is the elementary charge, we can use the STJ as detector. Interacting with superconducting electrode, an X-ray quantum produces an excess of nonequilibrium quasiparticles. Each quasiparticle in the superconductor is a quantum superposition of electron-like and hole-like excitations....   [tags: junction, energy, dependence, noise]

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The Big Dig

- The Big Dig The Central Artery Tunnel Project, more commonly known as the Big Dig, is said to be the largest, most complex and technologically challenging highway project in American history. It is the culmination of decades of planning and forethought and is hoped to alleviate the traffic congestion that has plagued the Boston area since the invention of the automobile. The project incorporates a major underground highway system, a revolutionary cable-stayed bridge, and a series of impressive tunnel crossings, each a considerable feat on their own, all constructed in the midst of a bustling city....   [tags: Tunnel Construction Essays]

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Time Dependence of Partial Integrated Charge Fluctuations in STJs

- Multiple tunneling of quasiparticles in a superconducting tunnel junction (STJ) detector increases the fluctuations in the measured charge. To optimize the energy resolution of an STJ detector, it is necessary to know the time dependence of the integrated charge and its noise. In this work, the theory of branching cascade processes was applied to the process of quasiparticle multitunneling. The duality nature of quasiparticles and the coupling of the quasiparticle and the phonon subsystems were taken into account....   [tags: superconducting tunnel junctions]

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The Change Between Suspension Bridges Before 1940 and Suspension Bridges Today

- Suspension bridges were important before 1940 and are still important today. Major cities such as San Francisco, and Manhattan both have a suspension bridge. Suspension bridges are,” a bridge having a deck suspended from cables anchored at their extremities and usually raised on towers” (dictionary.com). Due to the fact that suspension bridges are not completely supported throughout the length of the bridge, past bridges were unsafe. For example, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge was a suspension bridge opened on July 1st, 1940 (Mark Ketchum)....   [tags: wind tunnel, bridges, tacoma narrows]

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Short Story: Tex

- Tex is not a man used to having his routine broken. He enjoys the predictable comfort repetition offers; gets confused when the patterns his flimsy neurons have worked so hard to recognize are interrupted. Without periodic events, his understanding of time dissolves into a continuous string of inexplicable actions, interconnected in some intangible way. It’s 10:00am and he is sitting, as usual, in his wicker brown chair beneath the fluorescent lights surrounded by the calm, blue walls. But today, the satisfaction his brain usually feels at this point isn’t quite there because, for reasons he can’t understand, he was given an uncomfortable black suit to put on this morning instead of his loo...   [tags: feelings, tunnel vision]

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The Greatest Tunnel Ever!

- The day had that perfect quality you always associate with childhood memories. I was eight, maybe nine, at the time of this particular memory, a small, ponytailed, freckled child with dirty legs and dirtier arms and face, full of energy and hope all children possess when looking forward to playing with other children. The sun shone through marshmallow-like clouds, and although it was only early afternoon, the tar road had started to bubble under my feet. The ponies tethered at the side of the road nickered at me in hope of an apple, but I was in too much of a hurry to oblige....   [tags: Personal Narrative, essay about myself]

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Containment Through Military Power

- In the fallout of World War II, decolonization around the world was taking place after colonial rulers had been wasted of any feasible measure to retain them. At the same time, the communist superpower of the USSR began a campaign to set up a buffer zone of satellite states, against their former allies and the emerging North American Treaty Organization (NATO). A feeling of mutual antagonism between the two created a global stalemate, and the only measurable way to demonstrate their power was in small conflicts: such as in Afghanistan for the Communists and Vietnam for the Americans....   [tags: Military History]

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The World Post Wwii Shown Through Films

- Throughout the course History in Film we have discussed and learned of many events that occurred during the years of 1939 to 1945. These events spliced together are known to us as World War Two, although discrepancies and conflicts began earlier on. Some of the events that we zeroed in on are, the attack on Pearl Harbor, that occurred December 17, 1941, the Invasion of Normandy that occurred on June 6th, 1944, the battle of Iwo Jima, in 1945, and lastly the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, also in 1945....   [tags: World War II, Empire of Japan]

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Proyect Managment: Operational Activities

- INTRODUCTION:- In operational activities organizations find two ways to useful for distinctions one is process and the other one is projects. In today’s modern economy the second form of operations are more widely used. The fast speed of competition these days only requires innovation. Round the globe and current business situation requires ability for constant change, and implementation of this change causes to manage projects. Recognition of uncertainty and risks are the most important factors of developing initial stages of critical chain schedules....   [tags: finance, modern economies, tunnel proyects]

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WIlfred Owen, and His Ability to Express the Reality of War through Poetry

- Considered the leading English poet of the First World War, Owen is remembered for realistic poems depicting the horrors of war, which were inspired by his experiences at the Western Front in 1916 and 1917. Owen considered the true subject of his poems to be "the pity of war," and attempted to present the true horror and realities of battle and its effects on the human spirit. His unique voice, which is less passionate and idealistic than those of other war poets, is complemented by his unusual and experimental style of writing....   [tags: Poets, poetry, biographical, poems]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Analysis

- Most of our parents have it, we hear about it at the doctor’s office; we might even have it and not acknowledge it. We might have the symptoms and signs and think it is something else, CTS or also known as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is very common in people now a days. According to Jennifer Wipperman and Loren Potter in The Journal of Family Practice states, 3% of American adults are generally overwrought by it(Wipperman & Potter, 2012). What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, what major signs and symptoms come behind it....   [tags: cts, carpal tunnel, carpal bones]

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Challenging Lutgendorf's Ideas within his Article through Hayao Miyazaki's Film, Spirited Away

- ... Para. 1: Referring back to the origins of manga and animae, these art forms were created to repress the American influence over Japan through the revival of traditional Japanese art practices such as woodblock paintings, and jojō-ga– literally translated to “sentimental”, or “lyrical painting”, which was created by Yumeji Takehisa (1884-1934), and often depicted portrait paintings of Japanese women. These traditional Japanese art practices often depicted natural environments, characters or Japanese folk tales and mythology....   [tags: Is there a Way of Indian Filmmaking]

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The Tunnel

- The Tunnel My unforgettable senior football season was coming to a close. The whole team knew that this was the last game of football we would ever play together. After this game, it would never be the same. I had been waiting my whole life to experience what I was about to face in the next few hours. To me, and to the rest of my hometown, high school football isn’t just a game; it is a lifelong passion. I grew up watching my role models play the same game I was about to play where the football-frenzied town of Mahnomen won four state championships in a row....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing]

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Light At The End Of The Tunnel

- Light at the End of the Tunnel In the book, “The Great Gatsby,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, it is about a mysteriously wealthy man who is obsessed with a girl named Daisy. He is in love with Daisy and has become rich in order to impress her. The main theme of the story is also about the American Dream. The story takes place in the summer of 1922 in Long Island, New York. There are many symbols in book that is connected to the 1920’s American Dream. It was a time where people who are rich live luxuriously and were also materialistic....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby]

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Castle Garden Must Be Heaven, for My Ancestors Came Through There

- Before there was an Ellis Island -- before the Statue of Liberty went up -- immigrants still came to America. They had to land somewhere, and in those far-away days, that place was Castle Garden. You might know it today as Castle Clinton, the National Monument. It's located in the Battery Park section of Manhattan, and if your ancestors sailed into New York Harbor any time between 1855 and 1890, it's the first building they'd have visited on this side of the pond. West Battery, an Island Fortress Castle Clinton began its life as West Battery between 1808 and 1811 on an artificial island in New York Harbor....   [tags: Immigration]

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Low-speed Circulating Wind Tunnels

- ... An axial fan generates air flow through the wind tunnel. As the air flows through the wind tunnel, the air flows through a honeycomb structure, a screen, a contraction section, a diffuser and the test section. However, due to added circulating ducts, the size of the wind tunnel increases. Though if space is limited, then the test section can be smaller than that of an open-type wind tunnel. However, with the use of a square duct as a test section does experience some problems due to boundary layer growth at the wall of the test section....   [tags: fluid, hot wire sensors, amenometry]

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British National Identity Through the Lens of British Media

- Within a few minutes after the ambulance had pulled up to the scene, the paparazzi photographers descended and began to shoot pictures for so-called exclusives to be published in the following day's edition of their respective tabloids. One way or another, other journalists and their cameramen found their ways to the tunnel underpass in Paris on August 31, 1997, and the UK as well as the rest of the world received the breaking news that Diana, Princess of Wales, had died that night in a car crash....   [tags: Media England Britain News Essays]

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Transhumanism: Learning of Death through Videogames

- Transhumanism: Push Start to See Your Future Death 1.introduction In the words and eyes of writer Gustave Flaubert, the death of a friend was described as, “A friend who dies, it’s something of you who dies.” There are various solutions however: in the eyes of some individuals, transhumanism(h+) is a viable solution to said problem. Of course, some view transhumanism closer to a fantasy than reality but transhumanism does directly answer death as an issue and is supported by the likes of Max More, Nick Bostrom, and Ray Kurzweil....   [tags: experience through gameplay]

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Through Amateur Eyes by Frances Guerin

- Frances Guerin explores the ideas and thoughts of Nazism by dissecting and analyzing photography and film in Nazi Germany in her book, Through Amateur Eyes. Guerin digs for deeper and more distinct interpretations of the amateur art and searches for ways that the viewer can better understand Germans involved in the Nazi party. The photos and moving images addressed are taken by German officers, soldiers, and civilians, Nazis and non-Nazis, during World War II (pg. xiii). Guerin sees them first and foremost as amateur images, then from there begins to try to understand the content, perspective and meaning of the image....   [tags: Nazism through photos and film]

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The Benefits of Cut-Through Architecture

- In computer networking, cut through architecture is a method used for packet switching system. In this system the data frame or packets began to leave the switch almost as soon as it begins to enter the switch. In simple words, a cut through architecture does not store a data frame and then forward it. On the other hand, The other device hold the entire frame for a small amount of time while the various fields of the frame are examined, this procedure makes the overall network throughput very slow or diminish it....   [tags: Cut-through vs store-and-forward]

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The Evolution of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

- Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) has long been one of the most common work-related disorder as well as the most prevalent peripheral neuropathy. The syndrome is characterized by the weakness in the thumb, index and middle finger, numbness, tingling and even paralysis due to muscle atrophy. These symptoms result from the compression of the median nerve. There are many causes traditionally associated with the disorder including trauma, overuse and systemic conditions. While a great deal of information is known on the disorder, and in the recent years many steps have been taken and have been sucessful at reducing the disorder, the prevalence and cost to society is still very high....   [tags: work-related disorder, neuropathy]

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A Report About The Jeddo Tunnel

- ... The existence of two distinct pH ranges is explained by the presence of different ions in the water. In more neutral waters (pH 6 – 7), a dominant ionic species is the bicarbonate ion (HCO3-) formed at sites where pyrite is lacking or calcareous minerals, such as calcite, are present. However, if both pyrite and calcite are present, an increase in pH is not guaranteed as the oxidation of pyrite occurs more rapidly than the dissolution of calcite. In waters where calcareous minerals are absent, the oxidation of pyrite lowers the acidity of the water to the lower range of 2.5 to 4 and SO4-2 is the predominant anion, as already shown in Equations 1 – 3 [Cravotta et.al, 1999; Rose and Cravot...   [tags: Water, Carbon dioxide, Coal, Acid]

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Rhetorical Analysis of Colin Fletcher's The Man Who Walked through Time

- The story, The Man Who Walked through Time, by Colin Fletcher, is depicting a situation where he takes over the role of a non-existent Indian. Fletcher is trying to experience things the same way the Indian man used to. Fletcher lets the audience see this by using rhetorical devices such as word choice, tone, and descriptive examples. In Fletcher s style of writing he sometimes makes the reader think that he is actually experiences some of the same things that the Indian experienced. Fletcher, at first makes the reader believe that he actually lives in the dwelling....   [tags: The Man Who Walked through Time]

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Atrocities in Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark

- Atrocities in Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark Is a drive just a drive, or is it a metaphor that imparts appreciation for life's fragility while simultaneously lamenting man's inability to appropriately confront, or understand, death. William Stafford's "Traveling Through the Dark" illustrates the mechanisms by which seemingly mundane events become probes into the mystery and ambiguity of the human condition. The poem's situation is simple, a lone traveler driving along a desolate canyon road spots a felled deer; the traveler, desiring neither to hit the deer, nor by swerving to avoid it, hurtle his car over the canyon precipice, stops his vehicle and proceeds to push the falle...   [tags: Traveling Through Dark]

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Importance of Control in Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark

- Importance of Control in Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark In William Stafford's "Traveling Through the Dark," the narrator encounters a dead deer on the edge of the road. He knows that the safe and proper course of action is to push the deer into the canyon, but when he finds that the doe was near giving birth before she died, he hesitates to kill the unborn fawn. Stafford's central idea in the poem revolves around the decision the narrator makes to sacrifice the deer in order to clear the road of obstacles, so that others who drive on the dark, narrow road won't have to swerve....   [tags: Traveling Through Dark]

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William Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark

- Profound Meaning in William Stafford's Traveling Through the Dark The power of the poet is not only to convey an everyday scene into a literary portrait of words, but also to interweave this scene into an underlying theme. The only tool the poet has to wield is the word. Through a careful placement and selection of words, the poet can hopefully make his point clear, but not blatantly obvious. Common themes of poems are life, death, or the conflicting forces thereto. This theme could never possibly be overused because of the endless and limitless ways of portraying life or death through the use of different words....   [tags: Stafford Traveling Through the Dark Essays]

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Norman Mclean’s A River Runs Through It

- Norman Mclean’s A River Runs Through It explores many feelings and experiences of one “turn of the century” family in Missoula, Montana. In both the movie, directed by Robert Redford, and the original work of fiction we follow the Mcleans through their joys and sorrows. However, the names of the characters and places are not purely coincidental. These are the same people and places known by Norman Mclean as he was growing up. In a sense, A River Runs Through It is Mclean’s autobiography. Although these autobiographical influences are quite evident throughout the course of the story they have deeper roots in the later life of the author as he copes with his life’s hardships....   [tags: Norman Mclean A River Runs Through It]

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Norman Maclean’s A River Runs Through It

- A Hobby or a Way of Life Religion and tradition are two ways that families come together. However in Norman Maclean’s novella, A River Runs Through It, the Maclean family’s devotion to their Presbyterian religion and their tradition of fly-fishing is what undeniably brought the family together. Under the father’s strict Presbyterian values, his sons, Norman and Paul used fly-fishing as the link that brought them closer together and helped them bond with their father on a different level. The family’s hobby of fly-fishing was started just for fun....   [tags: Maclean River Through Literature Analysis]

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Traveling Through the Dark by William Stafford

- Traveling Through the Dark by William Stafford In his poem, "Traveling Through the Dark," William Stafford presents the reader with the difficulty of one man's choice. Immediately, the scene is set, with the driver, who is "traveling though the dark" (line 1) coming upon a recently killed deer. At first, his decision with what to do with the deer is easy; he knows he must push it off the edge for the safety of other motorists, but then, a closer examination of the deer reveals to the man new circumstances....   [tags: Papers William Stafford Through Dark Essays]

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Norman Maclean's A River Runs Through It

- Norman Maclean's A River Runs Through It Throughout A River Runs Through It, Norman Maclean emphasizes the relationship between nature, art, and faith. The concise, simple sentence with which he chooses to open his story captures the essence of all one hundred pages: in his family, 'there was no clear line between religion and fly fishing' (1). Reverend Maclean believes that both fly fishing and spiritual belief are 'exact arts,' if such a term can exist without paradox. The Reverend holds the firm conviction that 'all good things ' trout as well as eternal salvation ' come by grace and grace comes by art and art does not come easy' (4)....   [tags: Norman maclean River Runs Through Essays]

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How Parent’s Smartphone Usage Impacts Their Children

- This type of tunnel vision is precisely what happened to Ms. Habibah Abdul-Hakeem. While Abdul-Hakeem was babysitting a friend’s two year old child, the child sat on the edge of the pool and fell in. The child quickly sank to the bottom of the pool, going completely unnoticed by Abdul-Hakeem. According to video captured by the security cameras, she was too absorbed with her Smartphone, texting and sending pictures to a friend, to notice the child. It is only when she accidentally dropped her phone that she finally looked up and noticed that the child was drowning....   [tags: tunnel vision, smart phones, harm]

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Relationships in Norman MacLean's A River Runs Through It

- Relationships in Norman MacLean's A River Runs Through It "Eventually the watcher joined the river, and there was only one of us. I believe it was the river." The river that Norman Maclean speaks of in A River Runs Through It works as a connection, a tie, holding together the relationships between Norman and his acquaintances in this remote society. Though "It" is never outwardly defined in the novella there is definite evidence "It" is the personality of the people and that the river is running through each individual personality acting as the simple thread connecting this diverse group of people....   [tags: River Runs Through It Norman MacLean Essays]

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Sri Lanka - Light at the End of the Tunnel?

- Sri Lanka - Light at the End of the Tunnel. The Sunday, March 3, 2002 issue of “The New York Times” featured an article by Barbara Crossette, “The War on Terror Points a Country Toward Peace. The second sentence of this article stated: "A week ago, the government of Sri Lanka and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, one of Asia's most ruthless and totalitarian rebel movements, agreed to a firm cease-fire, with the promise of peace talks to come".[1] But are the LTTE planning on keeping their promises this time....   [tags: Politics Government Sri Lanka Essays]

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Tunnels used in War Zones

- Tunnels The first characteristic of a tunnel complex is normally superb camouflage. Entrances and exits are concealed, bunkers are camouflaged and even inside the tunnel itself, side tunnels are concealed, hidden trapdoors, and dead-ends where used to confuse the attacker. Trapdoors were used extensively, both at entrances and exits and inside the tunnel complex itself. There where several different types of trapdoors, concrete covered by dirt, hard packed dirt reinforced by wire, or a basin type consisting of a frame filled with dirt....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Inner Demons and Endless Tunnels: Ellen Hopkins' Impulse

- The feeling of walking down a seemingly endless tunnel of shadows is overwhelming for a vast amount of people. The tunnel is as dark as the blackest part of night, and those individuals cannot see a shining light that represents a hopeful end to their troubles. Some experience an inability to recover from hardship or stress in their lives, while others may have a lack of self-confidence or sense of purpose. These are the people who have the hardest time seeing that light at the end of the tunnel and might do just about anything to find a way out....   [tags: novels, teenage-related difficulties]

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Whitney Otto's How to Make an American Quilt and Norman Maclean's A River Runs Through It

- Whitney Otto's How to Make an American Quilt and Norman Maclean's A River Runs Through It Many times when I write it is difficult to locate a general theme, or even a clear and precise point. Too often, my papers seem to deviate from the intentional purpose stated in the introduction. The topic and primary idea need to be effectively introduced at the beginning so that the reader knows what to look for and what to expect. Many times, my writing consists of a solid introduction with a good idea, but it wanes as it nears the ending and the conclusion is not effective so as to remain consistent with the proper sequence of the sentence (2-3-1)....   [tags: American Quilt Otto River Runs Through Essays]

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Religion in Chatharine Sedwick's Hope Leslie, Stephen Jay Gould's Dinosaur in a Haystack and Norman Mclean's A River Runs Through It

- Religion in Chatharine Sedwick's Hope Leslie, Stephen Jay Gould's Dinosaur in a Haystack and Norman Mclean's A River Runs Through It In Hope Leslie, by Catharine Sedwick; Dinosaur in a Haystack, by Stephen Jay Gould, and A River Runs Through it, by Norman Maclean; the authors use religion in order to give the reader an insight on the stories and ideas they present, as well as gaining respect in the reader’s minds. All people can relate to religion, in one way or the other. Therefore, people have a sense of what the author is trying to express as well as giving the author a universal sense of respect....   [tags: Hope Leslie Dinasaur Haystack River Runs Through]

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Tunneling Operation Risks Rating Using Linear Assignment Method

- Increasing number of important risk factors associated with a project increases the importance and complexity of rating operations in the risk management process. Linear assignment is a multi-criteria decision making method, and takes advantages of both hard and soft skills for more realistic rating of several factors, which is an important feature of this method. Therefore, in this study, we have used the risk factors of Golab water tunnel to demonstrate the capability of this method. For this purpose, using group decision making procedure and weighted sum, we have dealt with risk classification by linear assignment method to collect and aggregate the expert opinions....   [tags: water tunnel of Golab]

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Imagination is Necessary for Development: An Examination of Imaginary Escapism in Children’s Literature

- Escapism is a prevalent theme in children’s literature. Children in these novels suddenly find themselves in a magical new world that does not seem like it could ever exist in reality. For the children in these books, the act of escaping into one’s imagination is used as a coping mechanism for what is going on in their reality. There are a variety of problems that children feel the need to escape from and usually, the majority of these problems stem from the realization that they are growing up....   [tags: working through & resolving issues]

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One of the Most Well-Known Cancers in Today's Society, Breast Cancer

- ... This can cause cells to increase the number of mutations they have, which in turn can cause cancer. Healthy cells in the body are arranged in an orderly matter. These cells stay in place due to cell adhesion proteins which keep the cells in place. There are specific genes that signal cells to make protein adhesion cells. When these genes are damaged by mutations, the cell adhesion proteins are no longer able to perform their job. This causes the cells to be released from the basement membrane that they are held to....   [tags: bringing awareness through education]

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Legendary Histories of England and Geoffrey of Monmouth

- Literature is the most conclusive way to gauge the past: peoples are laid low, the grandest of monuments will crumble but literature preserves the unblemished mindset of a people long since gone. But even then literature can be lost: their houses are burned or pillaged, their pages decay and language changes. It is often a sad fate that we are left with only a few remaining pieces of a past era, the only works preserved through the ages, those translated and passed down. It is our duty then to decipher these to make out the minds of our ancestors....   [tags: History through Literature]

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Beowolf, The Art of Courtly Love, and The Wife of Bath and

- The term “Hero” has been in our civilization for centuries. On the surface, a hero is a person of honor, integrity, and the will to fight for what he or she believes in. Nearly every story that is told is centered around a character who in one way or another is a hero. They are a person whom the common people are supposed to strive to be; but does this icon truly exist. While the author of Beowulf is still a mystery, the greatness of the character that he or she created will live on forever. Beowulf is the model of what a hero was supposed to be in the middle ages....   [tags: heroes in literature through the ages]

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Shirts and What They Say about the Man Who Wears Them

- A man’s dress shirt can speak volumes about his personality. The colors, the collar and cuff styles and even the fabric and fit of the shirt all combine to create an impression. By selecting each carefully a man can control first impressions and second glances. A man needs between six to ten shirts per week to have a fresh look for everyday. With a little help, a man can cultivate just the right look for himself. The first choice to consider is the preferred fit of the shirt. Today shirts come in three basic fit styles....   [tags: telling personality through clothing]

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Standard Availability to Education: Humanity’s Investment to Itself

- Ignorance also shows in the form of discrimination, and can be seen in much of the United States. Presidents Washington through Bush had no questioning of their being born citizens, but President Barrack Obama, being “mixed”, was instantly persecuted by many to provide proof of his birth in the United States. Opposition to the demand for proof the president’s birth nation was strong, but between both sides of the demand, the matter was publicly dragged out for far long than it should have been....   [tags: reducing poverty through education]

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The White Man's Burden by Rudyard Kipling

- Imperialism widely occurred all through history as the conquest of weaker cultures by cultures that were more technologically advanced or had more power. Imperialism was basically the formation of a mighty empire. It’s the creation of unequal cultural, economic, and territorial relationships, based on domination and subordination, usually between states and often in the form of an empire. Occurring when one country over powers aggressive or passively over another country. During the late 1800’s and into the 1900’s this was immortalized in a poplar concept, “The White Man’s Burden” by the British poet Rudyard Kipling who in 1899 urged America to “take up the white man’s burden” and colonize t...   [tags: imperialism through history ]

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Charisma is an Essential Characteristic for Leadership

-  IGNITE Charisma itself is not genetically inclined and cannot be learned; however, it can be developed based on the passionate skill set one already obtains. Charisma can be defined as a special charm or appeal that causes people to feel attracted and excited by someone. "Charisma." Merriam-Webster.com. Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 28 Mar. 2014. <http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charisma>. Therefore, charisma is an essential characteristic of charismatic leadership. INSPIRE The nature of an effective leader is to portray self-confidence, integrity, enthusiasm, courage, moral commitment, emotional connection, and drive, as well as having an optimistic point of view....   [tags: inspire, motivation, follow-through]

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Clothing Is a Mode of Non-Verbal Communication

- Crossed arms, dilated pupils, and fake smiles are all examples of nonverbal communication. However, the one that may have the biggest impact on a person’s opinion of the wearer is the type of clothing he or she is wearing. Clothing is often the first impression of a person that someone gets, whether it is accurate or not. People often use clothing to indicate their age, gender, political views, and economic class. Without even realizing it, most people make assumptions about a person based on their clothing....   [tags: Nonverbal Communication Through Clothing ]

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How to Achieve a Good Negotiation Outcome?

- How to achieve a good negotiation outcome. Negotiation helps to create value through agreement that make both parties better off than they were without an agreement. It comes with numbers of strategies and steps to be conducted. We can easily divide it into pre-negotiation, negotiation session and post negotiation (Hawkins & Hudson, 1992). The first and crucial step that must be implemented in order to achieve a successful negotiation outcome is pre-negotiation which involves planning and preparation (Liu & Chai, 2011)....   [tags: creating value through agreement]

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The Large Kneeling Statue of Hatshesput

- The large kneeling statue of Hatshepsut (~1470 BCE), (Figure 3-21 [pg. 70] in “Art Through the Ages”) depicts the female pharaoh Hatshepsut, seated on her knees with a jar in each hand. Carved in Red Granite and measuring at 8' 6' tall, the statue begins at the base with a large block with a rounded facade. Hatshepsut rests on her knees atop the block, her posture is perfect with a completely vertical back. She is facing straight ahead, the typical headdress and beard of the pharaoh are shown prominently....   [tags: art through the ages]

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Becoming Stupid with Your Pal Google

- ... This is a great start to getting on track and staying focused, but even these great extensions don’t catch every advertisement. Another downfall is that even the great adblock cannot remove the unreliable information from the paper. So we are still getting crammed with an attractively large pile of knowledge that may not be filled with capricious information. Only one percent of information that is posted by an unrepresented individual is reliable, and to make matters worse about fifty percent of the information is posted on the internet by unrepresented individuals (journalism.org)....   [tags: cons of information through internet ]

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The Importance of Worship for God

- ... In order to show sincere worship to God, you have to worship him from your heart. This lady shows that the things that we use for evil, is what we should really use for kingdom building. She uses to use the expensive alabaster box, full of very precious fragrances, to subdue/lure men, but now she’s using it to subdue the presence of God. We as Christians have to use our evil methods for good. Instead of robbing men, we should be robbing the enemy from everything he stole from us. Instead of killing one another through our words, especially in the church, we should be killing these demons by speaking the word of life into each other....   [tags: worshiping the devil through music]

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The Positive Aspects of Mental Distress

- Many would agree that mental distress is a negative experience for the person affected. However, the testimonies from the contributors to the course module identify positive aspects also. Charis, Rosemary, Andrea, Miranda, Chris and Terry give accounts of their experience of mental distress. This essay will examine those accounts to ascertain whether a positive aspect can be seen. It will consider how their identities have been affected, how change has occurred and how their experiences subsequently affected others....   [tags: Experts through Experience]

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Race, Migration and the Indian Diaspora

- The relationship between race, migration and the Indian diaspora is one of complexity. The Indian diaspora resulted in Indians in many areas of the world, which soon gave rise to migration. These migrant Indians are still heralded as Indian, despite many not having been born in India, and, through migration, race then becomes their defining characteristic. With this, race becomes the basis of comparison and praise for some, but brings with it racial tension. However, racial tension is often tempered by cuisine as a shallow form of acceptance and multiculturalism....   [tags: multiculturalism & acceptance through cuisine]

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An Inside Look at 0nline Dating

- ... . ) and / or technologies (post , chat, webcam, etc. . ) . In a common acceptance, this type of site is designed to promote the romantic encounters and can play the role of marriage agency. Some dating sites may be specialized : Vocational Guidance ( Viadeo, Xing ) , friendly ( Facebook ) game by cultural affinity, organized ( Idiliz ) but also travel to meetings vocation erotic or sentimental ( Meetic ) . All these sites differ in how social networking and the type of network used (open, by invitation of a member by paying subscribers....   [tags: love and relationships through the internet]

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Government 's Through Private Firms Or Through Ngos?

- ... NGOs have several advantages to which public sector are interested and are not owned by firms, like legitimacy from the surrounding community, wider access to specialized community and free from ‘red tape’. Under the contestability scheme in the public service outsourcing, both profit and not-for-profit organizations are open to compete each other. The most important for the government is both firms and NGOs are able to deliver the required public services on a better quality of the services....   [tags: Non-profit organization, Government]

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Distant Education: Online Learning

- ... One of these measures is effective time management. Online students need to be proactive and also take responsibilities for their own learning. This is because of the fact that there are many things that might hinder online students from effective learning. The other factor is balancing personal obligations. This ensures that the student is able to allocate time for both learning and personal obligations. Students should also ensure that the environment they chose to conduct their studies is conducive....   [tags: academics through the web]

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The Mongolian Exchange Rate

- Literature review Mongolian economy experienced relatively high inflation rate during the last two decades. For the central bank it is crucial to find the important factor of the inflation. Among the researches by economists pointed out the relationship between inflation and exchange rate as a important factor of the inflation. And economists more interested in the impact of exchange rate on inflation. Many economists explain that due to the fall in import price during the Asian crises in industrialized countries leaded the deflation in the late 1990s....   [tags: economy, inflation, pass-through ]

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Anton Chekhov's The Bet

- ... As a result, he let a young, naïve man, the lawyer, spend fifteen years in solitary confinement. The banker was so sure that he would win that he was willing to bet a fortune on it and when it came time to lose his money, he couldn’t. The author conveyed the banker as a person who couldn’t change via his use of characterization through dialogue. Through Chekhov’s use of the banker’s words the reader could infer the he was frozen in his avarice. It was only the beginning of his life when the banker made the bet but the author portrayed his character in such a way that the reader could deduce that he would never change....   [tags: greed through characterization]

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The Invisible Bully: Cyberbullying

- Life should be the creation of beauty, happiness, and sincerity, however, our generation has allowed these values to decrease through the form of cyberbullying. Cyberbullying is when someone uses technology to threaten, harass, embarrass, or target another person publicly (New, 2012). The technologies that are starting to be used are no longer just computer, however, has expanded to phones, tablets, and even game systems (New, 2012). By definition, cyberbullying is used to describe the misuse of technology between children (New, 2012)....   [tags: abuse through social media]

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Information Acquisition and Diffusion

- The readings discuss how humans seek and acquire information and how this information diffuses through networks of individuals. On lines with evolutionary models of food foraging, Pirolli and Card explain the strategies that humans use to gather information, while Easley and Kleinberg, along with Granovetter discuss how we can use our understanding of network structures to bridge processes and behaviour at the individual level to complex phenomena at the population level. Easley & Kleinberg and Granvetter talk about how valuable weak ties are as they act as a bridge between otherwise disconnected social groups....   [tags: communication through networks of individuals]

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The History of Cryptography

- ... This provided the key for historians to translate ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs which, at this time, was considered a dead language for over 1500 years. (“History of the Rosetta Stone”, 2014) During the medieval times the Arabs made significant advances in cryptography and cryptanalysis. The most significant of these was the introduction of the Frequency Analysis technique around 800 AD. This was considered one of the greatest advances in cryptanalysis until the beginning of WWII. (“Medieval Cryptography”, 2014) Frequency Analysis works on the assumption that in any language certain letters appear with more frequency then others....   [tags: protecting data through encryption]

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The Protection of the Environment Through Law

- The protection of the environment through law is unsuccessful; as the protection of the environment has just recently begun to take affect. The protection and conservation of the environment has been a concern since the 1880’s; when European settlers came to Canada, and discovered its wealth of natural resources. The protection of the environment however has just recently become the major issue that it is in today’s society. People worldwide have slowly begun to realize and become aware of the blatant destruction and deterioration of the environment and ozone....   [tags: Environment, Pollution]

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