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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- What is irony. Irony is a figure of speech in which the intended meaning is actually the opposite of what is expressed by the words the author used. This technique is used to ridicule or mock a particular subject by expressing laudatory remarks, but implying contempt and denigration. There are several examples of irony in the novel _All_Quiet_on_the_Western_Front_ by Erich Maria Remarque, a realistic, yet fabricated account of a soldier's experience in an international war. The lighthearted irony quickly transitions into dark satire with the use of dramatic irony, the setting, and situational irony to mock the glorification of war and introduce reality....   [tags: story analysis]

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All Quiet On The Western Front By Erich Maria Remarque

- In the novel All quiet on the western front by Erich Maria Remarque one of the major themes he illustrates is the effects of war on a soldier 's humanity. Paul the protagonist is a German soldier who is forced into war with his comrades that go through dehumanizing violence. War is a very horrid situation that causes soldiers like Paul to lose their innocence by stripping them from happiness and joy in life. The symbols Remarque uses to enhance this theme is Paul 's books and the potato pancakes to depict the great scar war has seared on him taking all his connections to life....   [tags: Meaning of life, Emotion, Feeling, Life]

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All Quiet On The Western Front By Erich Maria Remarque

- World War I was a very deadly war with over 100 million human casualties(deaths plus injured). Therefore war is a very transformative event for humanity, because it always affects individuals, societies, and even the world in a pessimistic way. In the novel “All Quiet on the western front” by Erich Maria Remarque paul the protagonist just stabbed a french soldier that jumped into the same hole as paul because, they were under fire and is regretting it when he said, ¨Comrade I did not want to kill you....   [tags: World War I, World War II, KILL, Human]

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All Quiet On The Western Front By Erich Maria Remarque

- World War I started with many unresolved conflicts, but there was not one single event that sparked the beginning of the war. Countries involved in the war had different reasons for entering, like France who joined because of the war with Belgium and allied with Russia and Great Britain.Germany had then allied with Austria-Hungary, Italy and the Ottoman Empire. Although, one of the most important events that led the path to the war would be the Serbian War between Serbia and Austria-Hungary. THis war was started with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand....   [tags: World War II, World War I]

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YESTERDAY IS AS TODAY

- YESTERDAY IS AS TODAY And he went a little farther, and fell on his face, and prayed, saying O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as thou wilt.” (Matt 26:39, KJV) Could I have traveled to a distant land, an unfamiliar place halfway around the world. Did I somehow journey to a hostile society in a strange culture with a different language, and yet not leave the comfort of my room. And in so doing, encounter the single most significant person in my life....   [tags: Scripture Analysis]

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Quiet Place to Drink

- "A Clean Well-Lighted Place" shows use the contrast between young and old. The difference between a nice, bright café and the not so clean bar for a man to spend his long nights. In the short story by Ernest Hemingway, an old man is trying to have a drink at a café. One of the waiters is young and it anchus to go home to his wife, while the other waiter, an older man, understands the gentleman who is drinking. The old man in the café comes in often for drink. He tries to pass the night in the clean well-lighted place, where he "liked to sit late because he was deaf and now at night it was quiet and he felt the difference" (Hemingway 173)....   [tags: American Literature]

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Putting a 21st Century Twist on the Past

- In this essay I will argue that my practice is contemporary by showing 21st century influences. I will do this by discussion of themes and practices of other artists that I am interested in, evaluating the issues they address. In particular Francis Alys, George Shaw and Social Realism. I first realised my interest in manual labour, menial jobs and cycle of working, when I was travelling, and this influenced my work. Whilst visiting the Yves Saint Laurent gardens in Marrakech there was an employee of the gardens sweeping the flower petals into his grasp, whilst more constantly fell....   [tags: social realism, today, contemporary]

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Does New Communication Technology Benefit Society

- The media Digital today opened a variety of activities appealing , attractive young people than ever before , and where they created a series of new demands that previous generations did not imagine . The mobile phones increasingly diverse , multi-functional , with services such as recording , photography , networking , ringtones and wallpapers add variety , chat and send text messages, listen to music and watch movies ... We are becoming " one " indispensable people wealthy , the poor more easily and " bought " a "theme " of " second-hand " ....   [tags: digital media today]

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Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card

- ... Advertisements are not always directed towards children, since adults can also be controlled if done properly: Ads are effective because they play on the ways that our minds and emotions naturally work. For example, they grab our attention with fast-moving, colorful images, to which our eyes are naturally attracted, or they pair a product with something we find attractive, perhaps a sexy model or a family gathered around the heath on a snowy evening. (Bargh) The creators of advertisements know how the minds of their viewers work....   [tags: manipulation today, story analysis]

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Monkey See, Monkey Do

- ... She mentions another case where people took a scene from a movie called Natural Born Killers, which is known for having the most crimes being committed inspired by a movie. In this case, a boyfriend and girlfriend who murdered a man of the name Bill Savage. They were said to have watched the movie repeatedly and then went on a killing spree. Although they viewed the video multiple times, there must have been some sort of mental sickness for the two teenagers to commit an act like this. It will never be proven that the movie was truly responsible but you have to wonder, if the movie weren’t made, would Bill Savage be dead right now....   [tags: exposure to violence in media today]

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Morality of Today

- Olympian morality was potent in ancient Greek society yet it is incomplete by today’s moral standards of what is acceptable. Modern morality is not only taught through actions, stories or experiences however constructed by the feelings within. In both, The Iliad and the Hesiod, external actions are the most important however, without logos, a look into the soul no decisions are made by choice. Eris, the force of pulling apart and Eros, the force of pushing together were vital pieces in the aspect of morality through traditional Greek society....   [tags: Philosophy ]

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All Quiet on the Western Front and Gallipoli

- All Quiet on the Western FrontGallipoli The Only Difference Is The Uniform All Quiet On The Western Front and Gallipoli are two stories independent of each other that chronicle the experiences of two separate young men in the same war. Paul Baumer, a nineteen-year old German soldier, narrates the story of All Quiet On The Western Front. This tragic story begins with Baumer in training camp and concludes with his untimely death. Archy, an eighteen-year old Australian athlete, is the main character in Gallipoli....   [tags: essays papers]

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Attitude in All Quiet on the Western Front

- All Quiet on the Western Front All Quiet on the Western Front shows the change in attitudes of the men before and during the war. This novel is able to portray the overwhelming effects and power war has to deteriorate the human spirit. Starting out leaving you're home and family and ready to fight for you country, to ending up tired and scarred both physically and mentally beyond description. At the beginning of the novel nationalist feelings are present through pride of Paul and the rest of the boys....   [tags: essays research papers]

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All Quiet On The Western Front: Themes

- All Quiet On the Western Front: Themes All Quiet on the Western Front is a graphic depiction of the horrors of war. In the short note before Chapter One, Remarque lets the reader know exactly what themes he intends. War is a savage and gratuitous evil, war is unnatural, and war is responsible for the destruction of an entire generation. Remarque is very clear on the strength of his themes, and uses graphic imagery to convey to the reader the physical and psychological impact that war has on humanity....   [tags: essays research papers]

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All Quiet On The Western Front themes

- All Quiet on the Western Front One of the main themes in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque is Futility of War. The novel takes place during the Great War and takes place in France. Paul Baumer is the main character in the book along with many of his friends. In the book the theme of futility of war appears in the beginning, middle and end of the novel and Baumer slowly becomes more aware of what war is really like. In the beginning Baumer enters the war as a recruit and begins to see the reality of war....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Personal Battles within Characters in a Novel

- In Graham Greene's The Quiet American, Greene uses the characters Alden Pyle, Thomas Fowler, and Phuong to represent a greater picture and show how the characters all work through mental obstacles. Their political doctrines actively collide and merge with the cultural customs they bring with them to the novel. The result is that these characters have a double meaning. They become allegorical for the larger world events around them, symbolizing Greene's opinions of the politics of empire-building....   [tags: graham greene, quiet american]

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Literary Themes In All Quiet O

- Some authors use themes to show the reader some perspective. Erich Maria Remarque&#8217;s book &#8220;All Quiet on the Western Front'; uses many themes but there are four main ones. Those four themes are the Lost Generation, futility of war, sound imagery, and the institutionalization or depersonalization of war. Some of these themes can be integrated together to make an alarming yet wonderful effect to draw the reader into the story of &#8220;All Quiet on the Western Front';. One of the most prominent themes book is also the most saddening....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Emotional Effects of War on Soldiers

- On the moon, a person needs to wear an astronaut suit, or they will die. The suit gives the person oxygen and protects them from space. While the suit is a physical guard for the astronaut, there are many mental guards and masks in society as well. A fairly normal person disgusted with the flaws of humanity, for example, may wear the mask of being antisocial to avoid other people. So a soldier uses a mental guard of indifference during wear and under duress. This is to protect himself from becoming mentally scarred from trauma he endures while fighting....   [tags: All Quiet on the Western Front]

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Rape Culture Controversy

- ... Women can’t be out and about at three in the morning in fear of being raped. When I went to Sear’s Driving School, the instructor told every single girl in the class to lock the doors as soon as we get in their car in case anyone tries to attack us or rapes us. Women are told to be mindful of what they’re wearing because if they are raped, someone is going to blame their outfit for being raped. Society has taught women that it’s normal to be seen as sex objects and nothing else. In the summer of 2013, “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke was playing in nearly every radio station....   [tags: real issues in today's society]

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Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg

- ... Sandberg elaborates her reasoning by saying “I believe that if more women lean in, we can change the power structure of our world and expand opportunities for all”(Sandberg, 171). She is telling her own story as well as others to fully relate to the audience in hope of change. A key component of a narrative is to reveal desired identities, evaluations of people and relationships. Revealed is not only her desire to be a successful businesswoman and loving mother, but also a feminist. Sandberg sees the identity of a feminist as distinguished; she thinks that if more people begin to reveal this identity that it will reveal a bias that many try to ignore (Sandberg, 158)....   [tags: gender bias of today, book analysis]

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The Fight Club Complex by Chuck Palahniuk

- The Fight Club Complex “Fight Club” by Chuck Palahniuk is largely a commentary on today’s society and the stresses and issues associated with living in the modern world. The main character, an unnamed narrator, represents an everyday person or an “average joe”. While the narrator is certainly not psychologically stable, he still is able to convey Palahniuk’s ideology in a coherent manner. Perhaps one of the most obscure ideas that Palahniuk inserts into the book is the idea that the narrator is a prime example of a person suffering from an age old Sigmund Freud theory, the Oedipus Complex....   [tags: modern world, today´s society]

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The People's Ignorance on Government Dealings

- The United States’ populace as a whole is too ignorant of government dealings and too unquestioning of our government, as was the populace of 1984. The entire population is blinded due to media interference such as television and propaganda, just like the telescreens and the “ten minutes hate” in 1984. Additionally, people don’t apprehend why we are at war, or who we are at war with, alike Oceana. Furthermore, the American people are dumbing down the English language to near the newspeak of 1984 without the realization due to the languid nature of man....   [tags: Orwell's 1984 compared to today's America]

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The Horrors of War: Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet On the Western Front

- War, it is one of the most sickening, terrifying and downright gruesome events that have happened throughout history. One of the most devastating wars of all time would be that of the First World War. Trench Warfare became the main method of fighting and basically became a living hell for those who fought. The grime, dead bodies piling up, rats that thrived in the pits, disease, malnutrition, and just unbearable conditions, the trenches basically became a hell on Earth. The novel All Quiet on the Western Front, which was written by Erich Maria Remarque, provides almost a journal into the center of these conditions, exploring just how dark and depressing they were....   [tags: first world war, dark, depressing conditions]

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Themes in All Quiet on the Western Front by Enrich Maria Remarque

- The theme in a story is a message or lesson that the author wants the reader to take away when reading the story. These themes can teach the reader lessons, get points across or help them understand the book better. All Quiet On The Western Front displays the themes: the horrors and destruction of war and the effects on soldiers, sacrifice, loss of innocence, and friendship. Because All Quiet on the Western Front is about among soldiers fighting on the front lines of battle, one of its main focuses is the disastrous effect that war has on the soldiers who fight in it....   [tags: battle, fight, effect of wars]

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The Futility of War: an Analysis of Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western

- Front Stories of wars and the resulting victories are usually told in highly embellished narratives that seek to cover the grim realities of war as much as they aim to whip up popular emotion in order to ensure support for any future wars among the masses. However, war, by its very nature, is neither desirable nor its outcome praiseworthy. Erich Maria Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front lays bare the gritty, gruesome and ultimately self-defeating nature of wars. As Paul Baumer and his soldier comrades enlist and join the Germany Army in order to defeat the enemy, they themselves are slowly vanquished, first psychologically and finally physically through death....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Analysis Of The Book ' The Quiet American Phuong Acts ' By Graham Greene

- The Indochinese war revolved around the end of French colonialism in Vietnam and the start of Ho Chi Minh’s communist reign. By the end of the war Vietnam was split into two parts the North, communist, side and the South, democratic, side. The French fought to maintain their power over Vietnam while the United States fought against communism there. In Graham Greene’s book The Quiet American Phuong acts as a symbol of Vietnam, while other characters like Pyle represents the United States and Fowler, Britain....   [tags: Vietnam War, Ho Chi Minh, United States]

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Comparison: All Quiet on the Western Front and The Red Badge of Courage

- The poet Wilfred Owen was one of many poets who were against war. He reflected this idea of anti-war in his poems, one of his poems called “Anthem for Doomed Youth”, mirrors most aspects of war all put together in this short still deep poem. An example of that would be when the speaker stated,” What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?”(1) The speaker asks is there any sound that marks our soldier’s death other than the sounds of church bell’s which are mostly rung to represent somebody’s absence....   [tags: War Novels, Soldiers]

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Intimate Relationship in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- ... Early in the book, the soldiers lose trust in the generation before them, and channel this anger at their fathers and school teacher, Kantorek. “We had to recognize that our generation was more trusted than theirs. They surpassed us only in phrases and cleverness.” This left them feeling isolated, and in part led to the term “the Lost Generation.” As the war is nearing Armistice, the situation grows bleak for any remaining soldiers, including Paul. He notes near the end that, “We [the soldiers] are little flames poorly sheltered by frail walls against the storm of dissolution and madness, in which we flicker and sometimes almost go out.” This quote describes how the soldiers have been me...   [tags: german soldiers, education]

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Commentary on All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- All Quiet on the Western Front is about men going on a very difficult battle. The battle that they go through is World War I. These men volunteered to fight in the war, but they didn’t expect it to be this hard. They face many hardships, including food. Food is hard to find during this time and in this part of the war. Many people died, and the ones that survived had to witness their friends that they met die. Some people in war do not die, but they are seriously injured. These men must face big complications during war, and this book helps show readers how life was like during World War I....   [tags: World War I, Weapons, Death]

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Paul Bäumer’s Struggles and Vows in Remarque's "All Quiet on the Western Front"

- “All Quiet on the Western Front” was written to tell the story of a young German soldier named Paul Bäumer’s experiences in the fight against France in World War I. I believe that a statement by the author, Erich M. Remarque, sums up the main struggle for Paul; “Through years of vivid horror, Paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principle of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation but different uniforms against each other…” (Back Cover) This hate is not always present....   [tags: World War I, War Novel]

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You Play the What? Euphonium

- As a musician one of the most frequent questions that I receive is, “What instrument do you play?” When I answer, the look on the persons face is a face of confusion. “What’s a euphonium?” they ask. This occurs not only to me, but to every euphoniumist who is ever asked this very question. Although the word euphonium is foreign to most people, the instrument is not. The euphonium, with its beautiful rich tone is the chief tenor soloist in the military and concert band. The euphonium is a conical-bore, baritone voiced brass instrument that derives its name from the Greek word euphonos....   [tags: uncommon instruments, history and use today]

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Administrative Role in Modern Athletics

- ... Furthermore, written communication offers the opportunity to express what it is exactly you want to share (Jensen, 2003). This is important if the writer needs to communicate with several individuals at one time and their accessibility is limited due to time constraints or geography. Lastly, written communication creates a paper trail that can be referred to as to avoid the he said, she said conversation and becomes a valuable resource for documentation of events. Verbal Communication Verbal communication is made up of speaking clearly while using words or phrases that your audience will understand, speaking with the right tone and voice fluctuations, and even practicing silence while e...   [tags: being an athletic director/coach today]

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All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque: The Brutality of War on Soldiers

- Erich Maria Remarque’s classic novel All Quiet on the Western Front is based on World War I; it portrays themes involving suffering, comradeship, chance and dehumanization. The novel is narrated by Paul, a young soldier in the German military, who fights on the western front during The Great War. Like many German soldiers, Paul and his fellow friends join the war after listening to the patriotic language of the older generation and particularly Kantorek, a high school history teacher. After being exposed to unbelievable scenes on the front, Paul and his fellow friends realize that war is not as glorifying and heroic as the older generation has made it sound....   [tags: the great war, german soldiers, suffering]

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Betrayal is the Truth in Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front

- ... Educators like Kantorek betrayed the image that their students had for them once they came face-to-face with the reality of war. These students “find in the first terrifying, disillusioning moments at the front that they are neither “iron” nor they any longer youth” as their teachers described them before the war (Warner). Teachers, in their ignorance, spoke easily about the war believing they understood it better than the soldiers. Claims of understanding the war as a 'whole' were part of the older generation's rationale....   [tags: soldiers, comrades, war]

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The Unglamorous Side of War Depicted in Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front

- Why does the world need to kill two million men just because two countries can’t agree with each other. War is devastating to countries and most indefinitely to individuals and soldiers. A war can ruin families, friendships, education, economy, and the minds of innocent people. Most young men, who were just approaching manhood, were pulled of their innocence of childhood, and thrown into a world of rage and destruction. Soldiers that luckily survive a horrific war often find their lives turned completely upside down since they enlisted, and sometimes it is just impossible to forget the vicious past and start over again as a civilian....   [tags: Romanticizing War, War Novels]

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The Soldier's True Enemy in Erich Remarque’s "All Quiet on the Western Front"

- Who or what is a soldier’s true enemy. Is it the appalling conditions he must endure. Figures of authority abusing their power. Or is it perhaps even the fear of death itself. These are the questions raised in Erich Remarque’s All Quiet on the Western Front as he voices his own experiences as a soldier fighting for the Germans in World War One through his narrator Paul Baumer. Despite the fact the soldiers have received expert training when they enlisted in the army they struggle to fight their most basic instinct, to survive....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Analytical Essay]

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Camaraderie in All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

- Between the years of 1914 to 1918, the whole of Europe was locked in arms, not only for pride but mostly for survival. The years of war brought devastation upon all societies. Men were massacred in droves, food stuff dwindled, and at times an end seemed non-existent. The foundation of the first Great War, one can muse, began as a nationalistic race between rival nations. By the onset of 1914, once the Archduke Frendinad had been assassinated in Saravejo, the march for war became not just a nationalistic opinion, but now a frenzy to fight....   [tags: World War 1, Germany]

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Analysis Of Abu Dhabi, The Shy, Quiet Little Sister Of Bustling Dubai

- Too often, Abu Dhabi is viewed as the shy, quiet little sister of bustling Dubai. Unlike Dubai, Abu Dhabi manages to retain a laid-back vibe, despite being a thriving metropolis. In a city skirted by the sea, residents have come to enjoy life’s simple pleasures and embrace the relaxed atmosphere. Discerning residents and select visitors recognize how inviting a lively presence to join in revelry creates a much more memorable day, no matter what is on the agenda. Whatever has brought you to Abu Dhabi Barbies, we hope you are open to allowing one of our illustrious escorts to add color to your world during social outings or impassioned connections inside your quarters....   [tags: United Arab Emirates, Abu Dhabi, Dubai]

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Pressure Ulcers Has Been Quiet A Headache For Many Hospitals

- Pressure Ulcers has been quiet a headache for many hospitals in this country without the exceptional of our hospital. “In US health care institutions, an estimated 2.5 million patients will develop pressure ulcers, with an associated mortality rate of 60,000 deaths” (Law, Cyhaniuk & Krebs, 2015, p.4).Most people die due to sepsis cause by pressure ulcers if the not well treated. Treatment of pressure is estimated to cost about $37,800 to $ 70, 000 for each case and these patients tend to stay longer in the hospitals which even cost more than expected....   [tags: Patient, Hospital, Costs, Health care]

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All Quiet on the Western Front: Post-traumatic Stress Disorder

- Between the years of 1914 and 1918, the whole of Europe was locked in arms, not only for pride but also for survival. The years of war brought devastation upon all European societies. Men were massacred in droves, food stuff dwindled, and at times an end seemed non-existent. The foundation of the first Great War began when the Archduke Ferdinand was assassinated by a Serbian Nationalist, in Sarajevo. In battle, unlike previous wars, new weaponry caused drastic alterations in strategy. Armies will no longer stand face-to-face against their rivals to fight a Napoleonic style war, where one battle could turn the tide of an entire army....   [tags: Paul Baumer, Dirge, World War I]

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The Effects of the Internet on the Youth of Today

- Can you imagine how things were 20 years ago. How we communicate and exchange information with one another. Some things then may not be that accessible to us now, but in this day and age, everything is almost made possible by the advance communications technology surrounding us. Whether it’s printed, audio or visual materials, all are now within our reach, especially because global trading is made available to almost all over the world. And with the invention of internet all sorts of information are accessible to the youth in just a click away....   [tags: Technology]

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Children Are The Youth Of The This Country Today?

- What is being sold to the youth of the this country today. Looking specifically in media shown to children. I watched some kids TV ads too see what is actually being shown to the youth of the country. Children are exposed to systemic racism very early by the commercials they view when watching cartoons especially on saturday mornings. I remember as a child i always wondered why being a young black boy why there weren’t anyone that looked like me or if there was they didn 't really have a part they just kind stood around just to be there on the commercials i saw but i never really payed it any attention or put real thought into it because i was a kid and it wasn’t important....   [tags: White people, Racism, United Kingdom, Race]

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The Impact Of Computers On Individuals Today

- The Impact that Computers Have on Individuals today Computers have become a great source for everyone throughout the world today. In today’s society, computers are used for work places, homework sources, and more. People now care for them like they care for their cellular devices, they can’t leave their homes without their cell phones and now their computers. My pastor even has a computer/laptop filled with his notes when he’s teaching and preaching his sermons during church on Sundays. Everyone uses computers including young children, teens, adults, and even elderly people....   [tags: Mobile phone, Computer, Internet, High school]

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Censorship Is A Part Of The World Today

- “Censorship, so far as I see it, is like a law which prohibits swimming altogether because such a law will prevent someone from swimming in a sewer” (Brower 1) Here, in the twenty-first century, the banning of thoughts and ideas in humanities and media has become one of the most widely disputed issues facing this country. Though its highly controversial, hazardous to literature, and unconstitutional, censorship is rampant in America. Censorship is a part of the world today if it 's on TV, Radio, Internet and so much more....   [tags: Censorship, Freedom of speech]

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The Downfall and Immorality of Today's Media

- Today’s media is going downhill faster than ever before. It is filled with violence and abusive situations along with bad examples for the younger generations such as sex, drugs and alcohol. Media is influencing the children of America to push the limits of what is considered acceptable and okay. How is our country going to look 20 years from now if these shows are what is shaping the minds of our children. What has to happen in order to right our ways of living and teaching. How far is the media really willing to go....   [tags: violence, television, abuse]

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The Importance Of Morals And Ethics Today

- The Importance of Morals and Ethics Today To argue that morals and ethics are more important today than any other time in history would be difficult to prove. The discussion about morality of leaders and ethical behavior is nothing new. What has changed is the world that we live in. The reality is that the world is changing at a rapid pace, and there is value to investigate what issues seem to be capturing the attention of scholars in a particular field of research. In the field of leadership studies, it does seem that morals and ethics are more important than any other time in history....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Business ethics, Leadership]

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Is The Constitution Still Valued Today?

- Is the Constitution still valued today. The United States Constitution is arguably considered one of the nation’s most influential documents in America’s history. This centuries old document has not only guided the United States to becoming a successful society, but has also helped other nations in the forming of their own governments. Although, there has recently been a great deal of controversy as to whether the Constitution is still valued today. America has changed greatly in the time since the Constitution was first ratified, it is argued that the older views of the Constitution don’t necessarily reflect the views of today’s society....   [tags: United States Constitution, United States]

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Technology Is An Influence On The World Today

- Technology has such an influence on the world today. Due to this ever changing and growing area, students need to be up to date and familiarized with technology in order to be successful in the future. Through technology students are given the ability to actually think about information in ways such as creating obtaining and displaying information. Through my experiences technology is something that a child can put into their hands, and they are able to learn pretty quickly how to utilize it, and are able to use it as a tool to be successful....   [tags: Education, Learning, Skill, Intelligence]

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Communication Is The Way Of The World Today

- Communication is the way each one of us communicates to one another in the world today. For instance, if there act no way in relating to a person by understanding the person. There are two forms of communications, and called the verbal communication and the second one is called nonverbal communication. Oral consist of communicating with your voice with another person while nonverbal consist of communicating through the body language or gesture of an individual. The principles of teaching are to understand better a person in different places of the world....   [tags: Communication, Nonverbal communication, Writing]

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The Importance Of Religion And Spirituality Today

- “How important is religion and spirituality today and its role in society?” PART A: TEXT CONSTRUCTION Throughout society today, religion and spirituality are greatly prominent and its importance of its role is no exception. Religion is a vital aspect of life for many people around the world. Perhaps some of those who are not religious thinks that it is important. This may be due to the fact that society needs religion. Collectively, we profit from our religious beliefs. Many could argue that religion would be a missing link in society and we would not function without it....   [tags: Religion, Sociology of religion, Question]

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The Lack Of Independence In Today's Youth

- Eleanor Roosevelt once said, "So much attention is paid to the aggressive sins, such as violence and cruelty and greed with all their tragic effects, that too little attention is paid to the passive sins, such as apathy and laziness, which in the long run can have a more devastating and destructive effect upon society than the others." Laziness is in fact harmful in the long run. It leads to lack of dependency, which can cause drastic consequences to society. This is why solutions must be identified to solve the dilemma of dependency on others in today's youth, particularly in the United Arab Emirates, where this problem prevails....   [tags: Sociology Youth Independence Culture]

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Technology Of Today : Pros And Cons

- Technology of Today: Pros and Cons Technology surrounds almost everyone in today 's modern society. Technology is constantly changing, and advancing to make our everyday lives somewhat easier. Throughout history, people have looked for better ways to meet their needs and satisfy expectations. Technology has helped people out in many ways, such as: healthcare, education, jobs, and online shopping. Almost all goods and services rely on technology. Although technology has tons of upsides to it, it also has several downsides....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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Racism And Discrimination : The World Today

- In the world today, racism and discrimination is one of the major issues being faced with. Racism has existed throughout the world for centuries and has been the primary reasons for wars, conflicts, and other human calamities all over the planet. It has been a part of America since the European colonization of North America beginning in the 17th century. Many people are not aware of how much racism still exist in our schools, workforces, and anywhere else that social lives are occurring. It started from slavery in America to caste partiality in India, down to the Holocaust in Europe during World War II....   [tags: Racism, Discrimination, Race]

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Our Universe as a Dot to Today

- Just under 13.8 billion years ago, our Universe was an infinitesimally tiny dot. A little less than four hundred thousand years after that however, it had become a hot, dense, highly ionized plasma with a temperature of about 5000 degrees Fahrenheit and a density about 109 times the current value (1). Then, something fascinating happened. The plasma underwent a rapid process of recombination, with protons attaching to electrons to form hydrogen, emitting photons with each reaction, and providing the footprints of the Universe of today (2)....   [tags: atmosphere, blackbody, theories]

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The Generation Of The Today 's Workplace

- Over the last twenty years, the make-up of the workplace has changed dramatically due to age diversity. In today’s workforce, we have four generations of workers: traditionalists (silent generation), baby boomers, Generation X (Gen X’ers), and Millennials (Gen Y). The characteristics of the four generations are important to organizations for several reasons. Effectively managing human capital is what separates great companies from their mediocre counterparts. Understanding the value system of each generation may help management motivate and develop key behaviors needed in the workplace....   [tags: Generation Y, Cultural generations, Baby boomer]

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The Pronounced Regression of Today's Society

- ... Whilst we have numerous religions in today's society, but Christianity still runs large in the world today. Christianity worships one deity who blesses us in our daily lives, like the Paleolithic people believed their Mother Goddess did. Even though the religions and deities differ, it is still the same general monotheistic ideas. In our ways of treating people, we have only slightly regressed. Paleolithic people stayed in their groups of two or more families (Pino), and in today's society we stay in our cliques that were previously discussed....   [tags: Paleolithic civilization and culture]

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Slavery and Racism Today and Yesterday

- "...a civilization gone with the wind..." the American Civil War did just that, it ended the American way of life forever. Imagine, if you will, a slave auction, human chattel being stripped of their dignity and sold like cattle. This issue divided an entire nation; it divided families, fathers fought against sons, brothers against brothers, cousins against cousins for these beliefs. The negative impact of slavery on American society and America's psyche today is mostly generational; older whites and blacks that grew up in an era of segregation are damaged for life....   [tags: Race in America]

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The Situation of Black Americans Today

- Throughout history people of color have been deprived of many rights such as voting, work, and education. They have been forced to go to segregated schools, and not allowed to go to universities. They have even been denied of their basic freedom, something everyone deserves. A large percentage of black Americans lived in poverty and were enslaved in the past. A slaves past, present, and future was determined by someone else. Many years have past since then and today the situation is not very different....   [tags: Modern Discrimination, Racial Attitudes]

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Jewelry Today and in Ancient Egypt

- I would like to think that I know a little bit about jewelry, seeing as I just got engaged a few weeks ago. I know that it runs the gamut from small subdued pieces to garish pieces. When shopping for a ring I was able to see many different types of jewelry the modern world has to offer, although I concentrated on diamond jewelry and more specifically rings. I will talk first about different ways that ancient Egyptians adorned themselves and then I will move on to the modern era and finally sum it up with the differences and similarities that I see....   [tags: Jewelry]

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The Federalist Papers And Government Today

- The Federalist Papers and Government Today In The Federalist Papers by James Madison, Madison discuses various aspects of government and how the government must be organized in order to better represent the people. In The Federalist, No. 10 Madison discusses the nature of political factions and parties and how they can affect the government and its practices. The Federalist, No. 51 discusses instead how the government being in branches helps maintain liberties and better protect the American people....   [tags: Political party, Democracy, Federalist No. 10]

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The State Of Attention Spans Today

- “While it is true that more books are sold today than ever, recent statistics show that only about 15% of books bought today are read. Evidently, they are of more use as furniture—coffee-table books—than as a source of information or aesthetic buzz. The statistics continue; of those that are read, less than 20% are read all the way through. The unfinished book symbolizes the state of attention spans today”. Eric McLuhan opens up his 2010 argument against technology with this quote. He seems to believe that literacy is only fully achieved through limited technology and hard copies of books....   [tags: Writing, Reading, Literature, Literacy]

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Fahrenheit 451 : Relevance Of Today

- Fahrenheit 451’s Relevance to Today Fahrenheit 451’s relevance to today can be very detailed and prophetic when we take a deep look into our American society. Although we are not living in a communist setting with extreme war waging on, we have gained technologies similar to the ones Bradbury spoke of in Fahrenheit 451 and a stubborn civilization that holds an absence on the little things we should enjoy. Bradbury sees the future of America as a dystopia, yet we still hold problematic issues without the title of disaster, as it is well hidden under our Democracy today....   [tags: Fahrenheit 451, Dystopia, Censorship]

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The Puritans Of Today 's Society

- The Puritans of Today The show Portlandia is about the interesting lifestyles of the great people of portland oregon. In the first episode of this popular comedy we are introduced to a couple going out to dinner, they sit down at their table ready to eat a great meal. Before ordering the couple must know if the chicken is organic and if what the chicken ate was organic. Instead of just ordering a lovely meal and enjoy themselves they spend the whole time worrying. They worry about where their food came from, they worry how it was treated and they worry about what affect it may have on their bodies....   [tags: Puritan, The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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My Life As An Adult Today

- A particular event in my life that has helped shape me to be who I have become as an adult today was when I was born. I believe when the day I was born I was already being shaped into who I became today because of my parents. I 'm so lucky and thankful to have my parents in my life. From birthday parties, to going to Disney World, Busch Gardens, and the Bahamas. My parents have tried to give us everything we need and things we don 't need but that are fun for my sisters and I, we are so blessed to have what we have today because of my parents....   [tags: Mother, Father, Parent, English-language films]

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Theme of Bravery in Today's Literature

- The element bravery is reflected in the literature and movies of today. This is evident in the book Summer Sisters and the movie Twilight. Bravery can be defined as the condition or quality of being brave; courage (Random House). Bravery is evident in today’s literature as shown in Summer Sisters. In the book Summer Sisters, Vix goes to stay with Caitlyn and her family for a summer. Vix’s bond with her summer family forever reshapes her ties with her own (Book Browse). The summer she fell passionately in love opened doors to opportunities Vix had never imagined (Book Browse)....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Degradation of Women In Media Today

- Degradation of Women In Media Today The media has degraded women by portraying them in negative ways. The media has allowed women to be looked at as weak, vulnerable, powerless, sexual beings, and etc.. In our society today perspectives are based off of messages seen in mass media. In the past media was used for supporting and promoting consumerism. Also, in our society today people are allowing the messages of media to influence their judgement and perspectives. Mass media mainly harms and effects women because it creates negative perceptions of women that can be seen daily....   [tags: vulnerable, powerless]

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The Position Of The Woman Today

- The Position of the Woman Today Over the years, many things have changed. The cultural things that people used to practice in the 1900s at the moment can only be heard about and not be seen nowadays due to the complete changes in culture that have been experienced these days. At the moment, the situations facing us are full of many men and women who have no clue what their cultures were in the past and until today as well. Talking about the changes, the old age woman, also known as the true women, was a very different one from the ones we see nowadays....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, The Culture, Good and evil]

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Discrimination in the United States Today

- ... Since whites go to state jail more than prison. Often they serve less harsh sentences because of it, so reduced employment options, separation from family are not as severe for whites because they only spend about a year in state prison. Unlike minorities who get punished more harshly and they do not get the luxury of seeing their family, and being able to hold stable jobs when they get released. The different sentencing between these races greatly shows the racial disparities that still exist in the American justice system....   [tags: incarceration of African-Americans & Hispanics]

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Greece Laid the Groundwork for Today

- ... (“Ancient Greece & You.”) This philosophy provided citizens with equal opportunities which then became the foundation for government in modern day society. Even though Greece’s system was rudimentary, it laid decent groundwork for the refined system we have today. Third, Greece valued competition and because of their desire for the perfect body and their intense passion for competition, they founded the Olympic Games. Modern day society continues to celebrate the Olympic Games, and the games still bring nations together, to converse and share ideas....   [tags: medicine, democracy, sports, patients]

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Addressing The Healthcare Concerns Of Today

- There are several possible methods of addressing the healthcare concerns of today. I focused on three ways to address this issue. The first would it be to make electronic records universal. Secondly, focus on patient centered care. Lastly, start healthcare groups throughout the practice of medicine. Through the use of electronic records, no matter where a patient travels, their medical records should be made readily accessible worldwide. Blais and Hayes (2011) notated the following: Clients can carry a card that contains information about their insurance coverage, health status, medical history, medications, end-of-life decisions, emergency contact information, and demographic information....   [tags: Medicine, Health care, Health care provider]

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Today 's Church Of The Church

- Today’s Church Churches today isn’t what it used to be. Church used to be a place, as you press in to the body of Christ, as you spend time with people, as make friends, as you join in small groups, and chat with people, you were giving them an opportunity to manifest the joy of God in your direction. Church used to be a place that brought joy through others as you serve alongside them. Whether was cleaning up the church after church or helping the local poor, when you have that a partnership and that love between you and others that you serve Jesus together with joy is the result....   [tags: Christianity, Christian terms, God, God the Father]

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The Problems Facing The World Today

- We face many problems in the world today. Violence is everywhere you turn, such as the unfortunate events that happened in Paris, this week. We are constantly seeing trails of broken families. There are millions of lives being ruined by drug and alcohol addictions. In the world today, sometimes being a Catholic is hard. We get criticized for our views. Since starting Diaconate formation, one main question always gets asked, “Why are you doing this?” It seems like honesty, loyalty, and integrity are out- of- place in today’s world....   [tags: Catholic Church, Christianity, Saint]

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The Youth Of Today 's Youth

- A community is only as strong as its youngest members. The youth impact a community in more ways than one and in a much larger aspect. They are who are out on the streets playing and representing the neighborhood, but they are also the future of the community and society as a whole. It is a responsibility of the older generation to do its best to provide the best resources to ensure that the youth grow up to be respectful and responsible members of society. There is a large drug problem in the youth of today that lead to drug-related crimes and it is something that can be reduced with the right tools....   [tags: Crime, Drug addiction, Criminology, Neighbourhood]

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The Development Of Today 's Retailing

- Century Publication, Pg.No.31-32 C. Emerging formats : Two factors brought about the development of today’s retailing. The first is the growing domestic demand which cause a store to expand into a group of small shops under one roof. Demand growth in retail sector has been rising due to rising incomes, growing purchasing power and increasing urbanization, implying higher consumption at retail level. A second factor is the supply factors which is due to increase in discretionary spending among people, increase in proportion of working women and increase number of foreign retailers setting up in India in the recent past....   [tags: Retailing, Supermarket, Department store]

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The Pressure in Today's High Schools

- “Education is not the filling of a vessel, but the kindling of a flame.” –Socrates (Secret). Unfortunately, many school systems, today, are not following Socrates’ advice. Many teachers have forgotten what learning is all about, and as students mindlessly memorize facts and figures, the only flame being kindled is their burning hatred towards school. Students stress about grades and believe that their self-worth is defined by their GPA. As they struggle under never-ending piles of homework and standardized tests, there is little time for students to worry about sports, family, health, rest, or even learning....   [tags: school system, school pressure, gpa]

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Relevance of Religion in Today's Society

- Is religion still relevant in today’s society. Religions have always played a vital role between humans and its society especially in terms of what is good and proper in the society. In modern world, people have become increasingly dissociated from religion and spirituality. In the past, many mysteries were explained through deities and supernatural narratives from sacred texts such as the Bible and the Quran. On the other hand, science seeks to explain everything through the scientific method and natural law....   [tags: religious ethics, sociological analysis]

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Human Trafficking: The Slavery of Today

- When we examine the traditional definition of slavery, it focuses on one human being taking ownership of another human being (Kara 66). Traditional slaves were transported by lengthy voyages at sea, however with advancements in transportation technology victims of human trafficking can be quickly and easily moved around the world (Kara 67). “Trafficking, prostitution, and slavery have existed since the beginning of mankind and, while at times have been prohibited, have continued to exist (Uy 215).” Slaves can be exploited virtually forever with a form of slavery known as bonded labor, which has existed for centuries....   [tags: forced labor and sexual exploitation]

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Effects of Technology on Today's Society

- Technology is unavoidable in our modern lifestyle. You wake up, you use technology; you use technology while cooking, while eating, while driving. While you’re lying in bed before you fall asleep, you use technology, technology wakes you up in the morning. Is all the technology around you good for you, or is it harmful to your health. Was our society healthier or safer before all the advancements. So many questions and concerns about all of the technology we crave, but there are very few people who know the answers....   [tags: modern lifestyle]

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The Mental Enslavement of Today's Society

- When you hear the word enslaved what do you think of. Usually we associate the word enslaved with slaves from the 1800’s. We never really think of ourselves as slaves. Now sure, we may not be physically enslaved but we are enslaved mentally. We have become slaves to brands but we rarely ever notice it because consumerism is so prominent in today’s society. Consumerism is the theory that an increasing consumption of goods is economically desirable. Consumerism has corrupted today’s society. We’ve become so attached to brands and products that if we don’t have the thing we want, we get upset....   [tags: consumerism, brands, business]

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The Mythology Of The World Today

- When we hear the term myth, mythos, or mythology, most people immediately think of the Greek or Roman Gods and of the Heroes from thousands of years ago (unless of course one is from a differing part of the world with a more relevant mythological background such as the Maori, Chinese, Indian, etc.). One can imagine Zeus throwing lightening bolts, or Perseus fighting Medusa, Aphrodite radiating love and beauty, or Poseidon waiting to drown a boat with all their crew members because of the lack of a good offering to the god of the sea....   [tags: Greek mythology, Zeus, Mythology, Joseph Campbell]

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