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Queen Victoria As A Moral Leader And Model Of Family Values

- The Victorian era was the age of Queen Victoria. She was the daughter of Edward duke of Kent and inherited the throne when her uncle, William IV passed away. She reigned from 1837 until her death in 1901. Her first years as queen was tainted with social and economic chaos mainly because of the industrial development. During the midst of her reign England possessed a long period of harmony, wealth, sophistication and national confidence as a united nation. Queen Victoria gradually became more popular as a moral leader and model of family values....   [tags: Victorian era, Victoria of the United Kingdom]

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History Of Victoria 's Secret By Roy Raymond

- History: Victoria’s Secret was founded by Roy Raymond because he felt deeply embarrassed going into a department store to shop for lingerie for his wife. He felt uncomfortable and felt as if the sales associates thought he looked suspicious purchasing lingerie. Because of this, Raymond opened the first Victoria’s Secret store in 1977 which would forever change the lingerie industry (Fabry). The name “Victoria’s Secret” was created because of the sensation and feel of the victorian era he wanted to afflict onto the store....   [tags: Victoria's Secret, Limited Brands, Lingerie]

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The Young Years of Queen Victoria

- The Young Years of Queen Victoria Victoria was born on a spring day, May 24th, 1819, at Kensington Palace, in the then quiet suburb of London. "Plumb as a partridge" was her father's description of the baby, and she certainly bore a marked resemblance to her sturdy and robust Hanoverian ancestors who had ruled Great Britain for little more than a century at the time of her birth. By 1798 Victoria's grandfather, King George III, had reigned for nearly sixty years, but he was now old and feeble....   [tags: Queen Victoria Childhood Essays]

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Victoria Secrets : An American Designer And Marketer Of Women 's Premium Lingerie

- Victoria secrets is an American designer and marketer of women’s premium lingerie, swimwear, accessories and beauty products. Victoria secret was founded by Roy Raymond, and his wife Gaye Raymond in san Francisco, California, on June Twelfth, 1977. Eight years before founding Victoria Secret, Roy was extremely embarrassed when going to purchase lingerie for his wife at a department store in San Francisco. He said that he was faced with racks of terry-cloth robes and ugly floral nylon nightgowns....   [tags: Advertising, Brand, Lingerie, Victoria's Secret]

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Queen Victoria

- Queen Victoria      Is it Georgiana Charlotte Augusta Alexandrina Victoria or just Alexandrina Victoria. Queen Victoria was born at Kensington Palace, London on May 24, 1819. She was the only child of Edward, the fourth son of King George III, and Victoria Mary Louise, the daughter of a German Duke. It was planed that the duke and duchess were to name their daughter Georgiana Charlotte Augusta Alexandrina Victoria but Prince Regent refused to have his name (George) nor his daughters name (Charlotte Augusta) to be his god daughter’s name....   [tags: Alexandrina Victoria Royalty Essays]

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Victoria Of Victoria 's Secret

- Victoria’s “secret” is out. It is no surprise that Victoria’s Secret is one of the world’s largest and best selling companies in the realm of lingerie. The brand is growing more popular because of its annual fashion show. This event is the top-rated televised event among young adults aging between 18 and 49. The December 2013 international airing seemed to have won over its audience, landing the company into one of its best sales and marketing years. During the 2013 show, Victoria’s Secret launched a two minute long advertisement showing off the new collection, just in time for the holiday season....   [tags: Audience theory, Audience, Ayumi Hamasaki]

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The Victoria Theater

- It was New Year’s Day and the year was 1866, the building was the grandiose Turner Opera House. William M and Joseph M Turner od West Carrolton built the oldest standing Theater still in existence in Dayton, Ohio. The theater cost 225,000 dollars when first opened. The Turner Opera House on 138 North Main St. caught the attention of Daytonians and the rest of the country. The Victoria Theater has definitely had its ups and downs and trials and tribulations over the last 146 years. Having survived floods, fires and tragedies the Victoria Theater is still standing and is a prominent historical building in Dayton, Ohio....   [tags: Theater ]

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The Victoria Bridge

- The Victoria Bridge, constructed in the mid-19th-Century in British North America, is a famous Canadian landmark that set the stage for the beginning of the industrialization phase of Canada and more specifically, Montreal. It would eventually “play a vital role in the growth of the city and the country”. The overall location of Montreal would lead to large transportation problems for the city. More specifically, the fact that Montreal was an island made it difficult during the fall, spring, and winter for transportation of goods, such as flour, timber, etc....   [tags: Canada, Quebec, Rail transport, Toronto]

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Prince Albert and Queen Victoria

- No matter who you are, everyone enjoys a great love story. There is a love story in particular, the one of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, that is unique when compared to other’s in history. While being a hopeful story, it is also one of sadness. There were numerous significant details of their love that stuck out the most, as to all stories like it. The love story of Victoria and Albert was truly great because of the devotion to each other that showed itself in their love at first sight, marriage, their children, Albert’s death, Victoria’s life without Albert, and even in the legacy of their love....   [tags: notorious romances of the XIX century]

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The Endeavors and Successes of Victoria Woodhull

- All that we take for granted was once a long way coming, and while looking at the progressive politics of Victoria Woodhull, it’s difficult to believe she’s not breathing and advocating her causes today. A monumental women’s suffragist, she practiced what she preached and became the first of her gender to start a weekly paper, become a stockbroker, and even run for president in 1872 with Frederick Douglas while her politics on the likes of free love and gender equality transcended nearly all mindsets of her time....   [tags: sufferage, newspaper, rights]

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The Legacy of Queen Victoria's Children

- ... He was the oldest son of Queen Victoria. He married Princess Alexandra of Denmark and had six children. Of their three sons, two predeceased him and the other one became King George V of Great Britain. Of their three daughters, one married a king, one married a commoner, and one stayed single. Edward VII died on May 6, 1910. Alice Maud Mary was born on April 25, 1843. She married Prince Louis of Hesse and became Grand Duchess of Hesse and by Rhine when her husband succeeded his uncle as Grand Duke....   [tags: royal, death, husband]

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Gender Analysis : Victor Victoria

- Each gender has its little tells and associations, the movie Victor Victoria depicts gender cues very accurately and well. Victor Victoria is a movie about a woman, who wants to have a successful singing career, but in order to do so she must pretend to be a man pretending to be a woman. This movie takes place in the 1930’s in Paris, France during the winter time. One gender cue I noticed was how women and men wore their coats differently. Men tended to wear their coats over their shoulders without putting their arms in the sleeves and women, wore their coats a help their coats together with their hand placed close to their chest, indicating they feel cold....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Gender role, Masculinity]

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Differences Between Beijing And Victoria

- Differences of staying in hospitals between Beijing and Victoria Being an international student, everyone needs to avoid being sick and staying in hospital. However, due to various causes, someone happens to get a disease or been injured and have to stay in hospital. Do you know the differences in hospitals between Beijing and Victoria. Generally speaking, there are several differences, such as cost, services and relationships. First, staying in hospitals varies in cost between Beijing and Victoria....   [tags: Physician, Patient, Hospital, Medicine]

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The Mallee Region of Victoria

- ... HOW IS THE PRODUCE GROWN IN THE MALLEE EFFECTED BY LOW RAINFALL Whilst the majority of products grown in this area are transported Sheep and, to a lesser degree, cows are the most dominant meats grown in the Mallee. The section of the Murray River which is located in the Mallee area supports a large amount of the state’s agricultural production. Environmental Damage: The Mallee and some of its surrounding areas are becoming greatly affected by salinity. This is caused by clearing native trees from the area for agricultural purposes....   [tags: location and contents, Australia]

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The Death Of Queen Victoria

- Since the death of Queen Victoria, all of the family ties went away, this is what helps to start World War 1. It was mostly cousins just fighting cousins. Many of the cousins did not like William the second, because he was the favorite grandchild of Queen Victoria. William the second was actually the one who was next to Queen Victoria when she died. This pushed everyone else a little more. Queen Victoria was the glue that basically held the family together and to keep them from fighting. If Queen Victoria had lived a little longer, maybe the war wouldn’t have started right away....   [tags: World War II, World War I, United States]

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Overview of Music Victoria

- Marketing Plan Summary Music Victoria is the peak government body in Victoria that seeks to actively support Victorian music with a vision of being nationally and internationally recognised for realising the full potential of Victorian music through their strong, progressive and independent voice. In order to do this it is time for Music Victoria to asses what they are doing and think about taking a different approach to marketing and towards getting their name out there, making people more aware of what they actually do and how important it is to support local music....   [tags: music industry, business]

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The Reigning Queen Victoria

- The Reigning Queen What does it take to be a queen and what did it take to be a queen in the 19th century. The definition of a queen is a widow of a king, a women sovereign, something having eminence or supremacy in a given domain and personified as a woman (Mifflin Company, 2000). A woman that has taken a part of the line of royalty from her husband and family, these women are people of power and total control. A queen that sits on her thrown with respect from the kingdom, these women is more than just the average first lady; she is the head and not the tale....   [tags: British monarchs]

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Influence of Queen Victoria

- “The sun never sets on the British Empire.” During the prosperous Victorian age in Great Britain, this quote had every bit of truth behind it. This age was the time of significant change for both the developing technologies, and social aspects. The Nineteenth Century English Theatre, specifically The Importance of Being Earnest, displayed new advancements in the history of theatre (Gascoinge 233). The rapidly forming advancements could not have been achieved without the influence of Queen Victoria....   [tags: prosperity, 19th century, developments]

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Victoria Cross Medal Recipients

- The Victoria Cross Medal is given to soldiers who have performed above and beyond expectations in war. They risk, and sometime give, their own lives to save others. Only 16 Canadians received this medal in World War II. Some of those recipients include Charles Hoey, Charles Merritt, Andrew Mynarski, John Osborn, Ernest Smith, Frederick Topham, Ian Bazalgette, and Frederick Tilston. On February 16, 1944, “Major Hoey's company formed a part of a force which was ordered to capture a position at all costs” (Veterans Affairs, "Charles Ferguson Hoey," 2014)....   [tags: soldiers performing above and beyond expectations]

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Queen Victoria

- In 1837 queen Victoria started her reign as queen of England. She affected the whole world with the political decisions that she made while queen. But these decisions were dictated by things that started the day she was born and even during her reign as queen. Many people don’t really know much about Queen Victoria so they can ask why is your political leader worth studying. What has changed because of her being queen. What lead her and motivated her to make the choices she made. All of these things can be determined by looking at her past life and life during her reign that affected the way she ruled....   [tags: British History ]

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Queen Victoria

- Born on 24 May, 1819 in Kensington Palace, Alexandrina Victoria was the only daughter of Edward, the Duke of Kent and Victoria Maria Louisa of Saxe-Coburg. At birth, Victoria was the fifth in line after her father and his three older brothers. Eight months after her birth, her father had died and she was the next in line as her three uncles before her had no legitimate children who survived. In 1830 after her uncle George IV died, she became heiress presumptive next to her surviving uncle, William IV....   [tags: Biography ]

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Victoria Profile

- The population size and distribution of Victoria has had major changes over the past decade. Victoria’s residential population in 2000 stood at approximately 4.76 million people (ABS, 2001). Currently, an estimated 5.5 million people reside in the state, which is an increase of approximately 740,000 people (ABS, 2011). Moreover, Victoria’s population density is at 24 people per square kilometre (abs, 2011). As can be expected, Victoria’s population is estimated to significantly increase over the next 30 years to a growth rate of 50% (Russel, 2009)....   [tags: Country Analysis ]

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Queen Victoria

- During the late 1800s, Great Britain flourished. It was a time of innovation and progress, directed by the leadership of Queen Victoria. Her limited political power allowed Victoria to have a tremendous positive effect on the British Empire. She helped spread and popularize new technology by using it herself and supporting it financially. She used her limited power to avoid conflicts and wars and was seen as a relatable figure due to her middle class values. Queen Victoria had her first encounter with new technology during February 1837 while visiting her uncle....   [tags: Technology, Great Britain]

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An Icon of the British Empire: Queen Victoria

- Queen Victoria's father was King George III, the Duke of Kent. He had given up his role as the Duke of Kent, so he could marry the widow of the Duke of Saxe-Coburg to ensure he had an heir for the succession of the throne. Victoria succeeded her Uncle William IV to the throne when she was 18, in 1838. Two years later, she married Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, who was her second cousin. Throughout the next 17 years, they had four sons and five daughters. Some accomplishments as queen were the Reform Bill being passed, the Corn Laws repealed, and the ending of slavery....   [tags: Influential English royalty, European history]

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Fading Faith: An Analysis of the Victorian Period

- The Victorian period began with the accession of Queen Victoria; when she gained power in the throne. The era can be separated into three sections: the early Victorians, the Pre-Raphaelites, and the late Victorians. Some early Victorian writers include Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Lord Tennyson Alfred, and Robert Browning. Also, the idealism of this time was utilitarian. Nature was viewed as cruel and harsh, which is the complete opposite from the Romantic period. Some key themes included evolution can lead to a crisis of faith and intellectual and spiritual doubt....   [tags: Queen Victoria, Victorians, History]

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The First Media Monarch: Queen Victoria

- Queen Victoria has been described as the first media monarch by researches looking at the influence that the new technologies, such as the printing press, had on her reign. (Plunkett, 2003) On the other hand, Elizabeth II’s experience with the media was fraught with new challenges of trying to remain aloof in an intrusive society. Each of these monarchs ruled during a time of great political, technological, and social change but it is their relationship with these forces that defines their rule (Pimlott, 1996)....   [tags: technological and social change]

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Victoria Climbie Case

- Throughout this essay, the health, safety and welfare policy and practise that came about after the Victoria Climbie case will be reviewed and evaluated. After arriving in England in November 1991 from the Ivory Coast, eight-year old Victoria Climbie suffered abuse from her great-aunt, Marie-Therese Kouao, and her great-aunts partner. The anguish and eventual murder of Victoria in 2000 from hypothermia, caused by malnourishment and damp conditions, provoked ‘the most extensive investigation into the child protection system in British history’ as described by Batty (Macleod-Brudenell, 2004)....   [tags: Legal Issues, Abuse]

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Victoria's New Defense to Homicide Laws

- I INTRODUCTION Since the abolishment of provocation, Victoria’s defensive homicide laws have been viewed as more equal and accessible. Although they are criticized in some aspects, the defensive homicide laws that New South Wales hold are viewed as outdated and gender-bias, therefore leading to the conclusion that Victoria should retain its current law, instead of favoring that in NSW. II DEFENCES TO HOMICIDE IN VICTORIA: PRIOR TO 2005 Prior to 2005, Victoria and NSW shared similar defences to homicide, including that of provocation....   [tags: New South Wales legislature]

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Britain 's Greatest Moments During The Victorian Era

- When Queen Victoria took the throne, the role of the monarchy became more symbolic. She brought youth to the throne, where previously ruthless men had controlled the monarchy. Queen Victoria helped support the Whig party and helped alleviate criticism toward the monarchy. Since she was bringing more of a symbolic role to the monarchy, it became even more common for the job of the ruler to serve as a symbolic head of the state. As in all rulers, she had her own views in politics. However, she did not always influence these views directly....   [tags: Victorian era, Victoria of the United Kingdom]

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The Jewish cemetery in Victoria, British Columbia

- Introduction The Jewish cemetery in Victoria, British Columbia, is located on the corner of Cedar Hill Road and Fernwood. This historical cemetery remains active within the Jewish community. It was consecrated in 1860, and the first burial was conducted on March 20, 1861. The individual buried was murder victim Morris Price. In 2012, the cemetery was victimized by vandalism, which resulted in the destruction of multiple gravestones. Since, individuals should request approval before visiting the gated cemetery....   [tags: grievance, burial, community]

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The Tamil Refugees at Victoria, British Columbia

- ... They also repeatedly said that the boat’s voyage to Canada was likely organized by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam with the aim of infiltrating terrorists into Canada and raising funds. These bold statements further guided the public to believe that the refugees were closely linked to terrorist organizations and that accepting them could become a national security predicament (CBC News, 2010). Government spokesmen continued to frame the arrival of refugees as a risk, a practice that was continually repeated and strengthened through media reporting....   [tags: sri lanka, media, government]

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Application For Study Law At Victoria University

- From the day I submitted my application to study law at Victoria University, my goal was to work in a commercial law firm. Particularly, I am drawn to the problem solving element required in any legal position. Commercial law adds an additional element of solving these legal problems in a manner which helps the client achieve a competitive edge in the market. I like this competition aspect of commercial law, and the challenge it offers to any commercial lawyer. Throughout my studies and life in general, I have found that I work most effectively under pressure....   [tags: Law, Lawyer, Commercial law, Full-time]

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The Evils of Colonialism and Racism During The Victorian Era

- When you hear of the Victorian Era, what crosses your mind. One of your first thoughts is probably of Queen Victoria herself, one of the longest ruling monarchs in the history of England. You might also think of the architecture and houses that became popular in that era. You might believe, like many, that the Victorian Era was one of progress and improvements. This is true. Many advances were made during the Victorian Era. For example, between 1809 and 1839, exports grew from £25.4 to £76 million ....   [tags: queen victoria, england, progress]

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'Great Expectations' of Victorian Architecture Work

- The Victorian Period of British History is primarily known as the period of Queen Victoria's reign, which spanned from 1837 to 1901. During the Victorian Period, Britain was under a long period of peace, prosperity, and the nation had great self-confidence. England was under great prosperity with great population increase during this period, in addition, England had also achieved great expectations in architecture. Many great structures were designed and constructed during the Victorian Period, with the architecture movement of Gothic Revival architecture....   [tags: Queen Victoria reign, Charles Dickens]

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Patriarcal Society During The Victorian Era

- The Victorian Era started when Queen Victoria took the throne in 1837 and ended roughly the day she died in 1901. Victorian England “was a strictly patriarchal society” (Yildirim 2). It is common knowledge that during the Victorian era men and women had their own specific roles. It is also common knowledge to know that men had complete legal and economical control over the women (Mitchell 1, 142). Women were expected to stay at home to keep house and take care of the children. “Men inhabit the public sphere, and women, the private” (231) ....   [tags: queen victoria, women's role, history]

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Queen Victoria's Influential Reign Over the British Empire

- ... In the initial part of her supremacy, two males influenced her significantly: her Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, also her spouse, Prince Albert, whom she happily married in 1840. Both males educated her greatly about exactly how to be a monarch in a 'constitutional monarchy' where the ruler had very few authorities but could wield abundant pull. It was in the course of Victoria's reign that the present idea of the constitutional crowned head, who’s starring role was to continue above governmental parties, initiated to develop....   [tags: family, mentor, monarchy]

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Queen Victoria and Her Influence on British Society

- In the year 1819, one of Britain’s greatest monarchs was born. Her name was Alexandrina Victoria. (Price-Groff 13) She would be remembered for the young age at which she inherited the throne, but also for the confidence expressed in learning to master the techniques of ruling justly. When Victoria became Queen, England was already a constitutional monarchy. Government policies (laws) were made by the lawmakers and Prime Minister of Parliament, who were elected by the people. Because of the Industrial Revolution, the British experienced rapid progression in technology....   [tags: Royalty]

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The Life Of Victoria And Esmerelda Manga ' Father Louis

- Victoria was on a rampage. She’d found evidence that her sister, Esmerelda, was once again rooting around in the house, looking for valuables that the old man, their father, may have hidden. “That good-for-nothing mattress-back whore,” she exclaimed aloud for the world to hear. “What sort of cockamamie scheme has that sullen witch been up to now?” In her scathing veritable soliloquy diatribe, she was putting into words what her mind could do, what her imagination might do, to describe her sister’s latest antics....   [tags: Nursing home, Home care, Nursing homes, Nursing]

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Victoria’ Secret Has Everything You Desire

- ... What is PINK. PINK is Victoria’s Secret answer to what the younger the generation, like 18-25 year olds, want to see in their stores. To compete in a competitive clothing market, early 2002, PINK opened. To date, it is a big hit with the college age kids. They buy their clothes and perfumes and undergarments there. More importantly, Victoria’s Secret can maintain an upscale, mature image; while simultaneously catering to a huge piece of the consumer spending market, college kids. The Stylish Fashion Shows and the Admired Catalogue Victoria’s Secret has now made lingerie a mainstream, widely accepted garment on the television and in magazines....   [tags: sexy, undergarments, card]

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Victoria Secret As The Brand For My Snapchat Story

- I have chosen Victoria Secret as the brand for my snapchat story. This is because they are a company who effectively uses social media and choose the right MARS tools. This then satisfies the customers needs and wants and makes Victoria Secret a popular and successful brand. Marketing is the process to creating a plan which covers the 4 p’s. These include product, place, price and promotion. Victoria Secret (VS) uses many touch points that are consistent and this results in customers knowing what they are going to get....   [tags: Sales, Customer, Marketing, Customer service]

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the gold fields of Victoria

- Victoria was a part of the colony of New South Wales up to the early 1850's, when it became an independent colony in its own right. All burgeoning States have growing pains and Victoria was no exception. Rich in agricultural lands early settlers took out sheep runs granted by the government over large tracts of land, where both sheep and some cattle were grazed. Van Diemen's Land to the south, now the State of Tasmania had large penal settlements and the government bureaucracy was both well established and manned....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The 's Iliad With A Piece Of Music By Dr. Victoria Williams

- Written literature has been a long-standing tradition in human history. People have been researching the works from the likes of Plato, Dante, or Shakespeare. Most would not even think to affiliate Homer 's Iliad with a piece of music. It was at this point when composer Girolamo Mei (1594-94) theorized that all of these poems were cited in song. Mei believed that lyrics and melodies together, created an all new aesthetic effect. It was until the 21st century when people started the research the subject altogether....   [tags: Brain, Music, Mind, Psychology]

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The Life and Times of Victoria Ka'iulani, Member of Hawaiian Monarchy

- ... While in England, after her aunt Liliuokalani succeeded the throne, Ka’iulani was named her heir and became the Crown Princess. Some time later, Ka’iulani received devastating news from her guardian, Theophilus Davies. Back in Hawaii, the monarchy had been overthrow; her aunt, Queen Liliu, dethroned. The Kaiulani Project, which described the princess’s life, said it best: “Ka`iulani was far from home and life as she knew it was being taken away for her, her family and her entire nation. She may have thought that her life’s purpose, all of her plans, all of her work, all of her education was now pointless....   [tags: thrown, crown, inherit]

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Zimbabwe, the home of Great Zimbabwe and the Victoria Falls

- ... It joins Namibia at its westernmost point, meeting the country at an almost exact point. The lengths of its borders are as follows; Botswana 813km, Mozambique 1,231km, South Africa 225km, and Zambia 797km. Our country conducts many import/export exchanges with our neighbouring countries. We have built a good bridge with our bordering nations. Zimbabwe has many rivers and lakes, even though it is a reasonably small country. Some of these include the Save (Sabi) river, Lake Kyle (Mutirikwi), the Zambezi River, and Lake Kariba....   [tags: africa, economy, politics]

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Drought Emphasis need for Action Now by Victoria Advocate

- The purpose of the study “Drought Emphasis need for Action Now” by Victoria Advocate is to urge Texas law enforcers to take action on the efficient use of the water resources because as of late, our water resources have been on the verge of a downfall mainly caused by drought. Failure to take action on this crisis could result to insufficient supply of water (shortage) in the upcoming years. Texas does not have the adequate water supplies that can meet up with the persistent increase in the general population....   [tags: water resources, texas]

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The Cycle Of Low Literacy By Victoria Purcell Gates

- Like Father, Like Son: Can the cycle of illiteracy be broken. Other People’s Words: The Cycle of Low Literacy by Victoria Purcell-Gates recounts the author’s two-year journey with an illiterate Appalachian family. Purcell-Gates works with Jenny, the mother, and her son, first grader Donny, to analyze the literacy within the household. Throughout the journey, we learn the definition and types of literacy, the influences of society and the environment, and the impacts of literacy on education from the teacher’s perspective....   [tags: Literacy, Reading, Functional illiteracy]

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Senior Health And Exercise Science Major Victoria Kerr

- Senior health and exercise science major Victoria Kerr knew she wanted to have a job while in college, so four years ago, as she was getting ready to attend the College, she applied to several on-campus jobs. One of those that she applied to was to be a box office cashier for the Center for the Arts. The employer emailed Kerr asking to have an interview. A few days after the interview, Kerr heard back from the Center of the Arts — she had gotten the job. For four years now, Kerr has sold tickets to students, faculty, staff and the public for concerts and dances; answered the phone and return calls; and answered any questions that patrons might have had either in the Don Evans Black Box Theat...   [tags: Employment, University, Campus, Satellite campus]

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Case Study: Victoria's Secret

- Case Study: Victoria's Secret OVERVIEW Victoria's Secret, one of the world's most recognizable fashion brands, established itself in the Bay Area in the early 1970s. Originally owned by an ambitious Stanford graduate looking for a comfortable and high-end retailer to buy his wife lingerie, Roy Raymond opened the first store at Stanford Shopping Center. Styled after a Victorian boudoir, Raymond's success prompted him to open three other locations, a catalog business, and a corporate headquarters within a few years....   [tags: Business Market Analysis Management]

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The Failure of Inter-agency Collaboration to Safeguard the Well-being of Children

- The role of interagency is about evaluating and monitoring the needs of the vulnerable children and families, with a clear vision to ensure that mutual outcomes are attained to promote the safeguarding, well-being, learning and development of the vulnerable children ( Barnardos, 2007) Furthermore, this essay will discuss the serious case review of Victoria Climbie with the dilemma of how the interagency working to benefit to children’s learning and development has failed to safeguard a vulnerable child....   [tags: Victoria Climbie]

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Queen Victoria

- The Dawning of a new age- Queen Victoria The Early Life of Queen Victoria Queen Victoria, the well-known Queen of England did not start out as some would expect. Her Grandfather, King George the third of England had fifteen children, his third child was The Duke of Kent, Queen Victoria's father. The Duke of Kent married Princess Victoria of Saxe- Coburg- Gotha. Later they had a baby girl together on May twenty- fourth eighteen- nineteen. They christened her as Alexandrina Victoria. Her childhood was not a happy one....   [tags: Biography]

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Queen Victoria

- Queen Victoria was born in 1819 and she died in 1901. She was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1837-1901) and empress of India (1876-1901). Queen Victoria was born Alexandrina Victoria on May 24, 1819, in Kensington Palace, London. Victoria's mother was Victoria Mary Louisa, daughter of the duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld. Her father was Edward Augustus, duke of Kent and Strathern, the fourth son of George III and youngest brother of George IV and William IV, they were kings of Great Britain....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Queen Victoria

- On November 6, 1817 Princess Charlotte, the only heir to the crown of England died. She was the only child of the Prince Regent and was not a happy women. She was married off to prince of Orange at the age or 17, but broke off the marriage after falling in love with Prince Augustus of Prussia. He was already married but she was unaware and she continued seeing him. After a long time of Prince Leopold of Saxe-Cobury admiring her, Princess Charlotte gave him a chance and finally they were married in 1816....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- queen victoria was born in 1819 ands hs4e died in 1901. she was queen of the untted kingdom and empress of india.asjdfjasdlkfjslakdfjlll haskjfh hsadfhksadjfhksaf asdfhkshfksah sadkf ahdfdkafhksa ahfdj hakfdj h 'ahkdfj aif asj ahkfj hasi hsdfakf hafhu aisu hfasihf askjhriewt hiastu hai aiufh ak auf ha'jasdflkfja iaodsjf oasi ei fja joaisfj abjajg iagoii oaewitj oaji algjoia; aoijtr aoiej toia aoitj ao oaetj rao aoi tjoai oiat aoie wop aopt iaop hpaitr apTara Mulvihill Mulvihill 1 Mrs. Stambaugh English 351-4th April 9, 2002 Creative Paper “The Secret Life of Tara Mulvihill” “Good morning princess,” I heard a voice day in a British accent as I looked around the huge bed chambers where I fo...   [tags: essays research papers]

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SWAT analysis for Victoria Station Restaurants

- Victoria Station Strengths Concept uniqueness- Concept based restaurants’ rely on décor and novelty themes, which are appealing enough to the customers to draw in business. For example: Hard Rock Café, Applebee’s, Rolling Rock Café, or Outback Steakhouse. The Victoria Station utilized the English depot paraphernalia to support the theme; gas lights, a red English telephone booth, and a London taxi. Quality control- The beef was cut to specifications, used controlled- portion fillets/top sirloin butts, and a computerized checking system to verify that unapproved vendors would be brought to management’s attention should any items be purchased off of the approved purveyor list....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Victoria Junior College

- Victoria Junior College In the period 1945-1973, the world economy underwent a period of exceptional growth in the following thirty years that had never been exceeded previously. Indeed, this “Golden Age” was differentiated from past economic booms by two main characteristics: dynamic and extensive economic growth. By dynamic, the expansion of the world economy made it a truly international economy, with countries trading with and depending on each other instead of the autarkic empires that had been the hallmark of previous generations....   [tags: Economics]

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The Role Of Sustainability Victoria And Its Priorities On Terms Of Integrated Waste Management

- The purpose of this report is to understand what is sustainability, what is the role of Sustainability Victoria and its priorities in terms of integrated waste management. By focusing on two aspects of integrated waste management, material recovery and waste minimisation I will try to identify different ways for practising sustainability in everyday lives. 1.2 Aims & Objectives  To define Sustainability Victoria, its role, purpose and statutory objective;  To explain what is integrated waste management;  To identify current initiatives/programs used to increase materials recovery;  To identify current campaigns used in waste minimisation;  To explain ways for improving practising of sus...   [tags: Recycling, Waste management, Waste]

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Characteristics Of A Secondary Teacher Resource Provided By Consumer Affairs Victoria For Teaching And Learning

- Task 3 As I am on unfamiliar territory for this task, I reference a secondary teacher resource provided by Consumer Affairs Victoria for teaching and learning about health and wellbeing (Kuen, Lawrence, & Bini) to seek guidance for this task. One of AusVELS aims is to recognise connections between the areas of mathematics and other disciplines so as to develop a greater appreciation for mathematics (Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority). One such discipline is related to the physical health and wellbeing of students....   [tags: World population, Population, Population growth]

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Butchart Garden in Victoria, Canada: A Place to Fall in Love With Nature

- Everywhere we look, we are encircled by nature and its wonders. Nature comes in many different ways. It depends on us how we view nature. Everyone has their own opinion and reaction to nature. When we hear nature the first thing that comes to our mind is trees, flowers, mountains, waterfalls and many others. Flowers have their own significance which lightens up life. We all admire flowers and love their natural scent and colors. They make any occasion colorful. I went to Butchart Garden in Victoria, Canada and this is where I fell in love with nature....   [tags: Personal Experiene]

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Analysis Of ' Victoria 's Reflection ' And ' At 5 O ' Clock The Lesson On Cause And Effect

- Victoria’s Reflection Observation- During academics on Monday 22nd, 2016 at 5 o’clock the lesson on cause and effect was given to first graders. The lesson consisted of a worksheet that had a short two paragraph story about the sun. Next to the story there was a picture of a child enjoying the outdoors. In addition, there were four questions about the story. In this lesson, there were six first graders who sat around me so that we can read the story out loud. I gave the students the worksheet and we started reading the short story....   [tags: Short story, Writing, Writing circle, Learning]

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`` Operation Torch `` By Hollis D. Postag81v1 And Historian Victoria Smith

- The excerpt entitled Operation Torch, is a chapter out of the book No One Ever Asked Me which is a collaborative biography written by Hollis D. Stabler and historian Victoria Smith. This is a very important memoir of World War II because not many Native Americans have been published, even though the Native Americans played a massive and extremely important role in the war. In the second chapter of the book, Stabler opens up with discussing how his mom felt towards him enlisting into the army or navy....   [tags: United States, World War II, Washington, D.C.]

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Industrial Inventions that Changed History

- Industrial Inventions That Changed the Course of Human History The Industrial Revolution was a time period during the reign of Queen Victoria that began a massive and rapid change in the way things were created. Urban cities began to create goods rapidly in factories along the coast, mass production became available to the largest and most prosperous countries as their economies boomed. Farming, which was previously the main source of income, was replaced with manufacturing as citizens were forced to move to the urban areas....   [tags: queen victoria, light bulb]

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The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

- The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde the topic will be based on the novel would be "What psychological aspect has been suggested by the description of London". The psychological aspect that has brought the description of London would be the Victorian Era. It is important because I am going to be describing the Victorian Era and how it deals with the similarity of the novel. Historical background based on the novel, it 's setting while it deals with the Victorian Era. The Victorian Era was a time period when Queen Victoria brought up the long period of peace, self-confidence, and prosperity to the people of Great Britain....   [tags: Victorian era, Victoria of the United Kingdom]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' The Angel Of The House '

- “The Angel in the House” During the Victorian Era in 1837 the period that was ruled by Queen Victoria I, women endured many social disadvantages by living in a world entirely dominated by men. Around that time most women had to be innocent, virtuous, dutiful and be ignorant of intellectual opinion. It was also a time associated with prudishness and repression. Their sole window on the world would, of course, be her husband. During this important era, the idea of the “Angel in the House” was developed by Coventry Patmore and used to describe the ideal women who men longed....   [tags: Victorian era, Victoria of the United Kingdom]

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Original Writing Of Australian History

- r presence to the future as vision, and from the future as vision to the past as living memory of the fundamental as such rather than to history as the graveyard of facts. This is how the primary concern for a historiography and a politics that have become sufficiently philosophical can be inspired by the ontological conditions that already shape our being—living memory, presence, and vision. Only within such memory, which has the power to reveal to us the opening that history itself is at the present moment, do facts acquire their genuine truth-bearing force, and only within the unfolding of an anamnesis that has the strength to remember both the past and the future does presencing—‘I am,...   [tags: Australia, Indigenous Australians, Victoria]

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Women During The 19th Century

- Helen Keller once said, “Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with the sense of responsibility for each other’s wealth fare, social justice can never be attained.” The way people have been treated in the past affects the way people will be treated in the future. The ability of people to recognize the unfair treatment of others is what sparks social movements that lead to change. During the 19th century in Victorian England, the rights granted to women in society were far from tantamount to their male counterparts....   [tags: Victorian era, Victoria of the United Kingdom]

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What Makes Vivienne Westwood?

- Inspiration is key to everyone and anyone. For creative individuals it is especially important. History is something that influences everyone, and is key to some fashion designers work; Vivienne Westwood is an important example of this. She used history as a starting point for some of her most popular and influential designs. The 19th century pioneers, the Victorian age, was the visionary of design; it was the onset of the modern world. The start of an ambitious and forward thinking era, which was new and exciting, a new queen, Queen Victoria 1827-1901, changed and inspired the country....   [tags: Victorian era, Victoria of the United Kingdom]

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Overview of Hemophilia

- One mutation in a blood clotting factor lead to the death of many historical figures. People named the mutation “Queen Victoria’s Gene”. The gene genetically passed down through the generations, profoundly affecting history. Hemophilia is the scientific name for this genetic disease. The genetics of this gene are foundational to understanding anything about Hemophilia. Hemophilia is a sex-linked genetic disease. Meaning the gene is carried on the X chromosome. Males are more susceptible to the disease because they only have one X chromosome while females have two....   [tags: health, queen victoria's gene]

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Misrepresentation of Women in The Media

- “People learn more from media than any other single source of information” (Missrepresentation). This quote exemplifies how society learns and creates their standards about people, places, and things. All sources and mediums of media impact billions of lives every day. The media holds this power over society and it’s time to change that; especially when it comes to the media’s view of women. Women are constantly being misrepresented. This misrepresentation of women in the media is negatively impacting America by corrupting both the youth and adults....   [tags: realistic ideals, sexy, victoria secret]

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The Causes and Blame for World War One

- The date June 24th 1914 is forever stained by the blood of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife the Duchess Sophie. Together their deaths sparked the beginnings of genocide, one of the worst in history with the number of casualties spiking as high as 37 million, both military and civilian. Francis Ferdinand and his wife’s were only the first in a rapidly growing line. The interesting thing about the war is that it could have been avoided, not many people cared too much about the Archduke, however his death was at the hand of a young Serbian terrorist by the name of Gavril Princip....   [tags: deaths, genocides, serbian, qeen victoria]

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Female Body and Media: The Real Secret

- It is virtually impossible to spend a day consuming media without hearing the troubling veracity of the portrayal of the female body by the media. This portrayal influences some females’ self-confidence. Throughout the past century, the ideal body form ranged from the boyish looking flapper girl, to the hourglass, to skinny twiggy, to today’s thin ideal. Thankfully, a new advertising movement embraces the female body in different shapes, colors, and sizes. This development has powerful supporters such as actress Jennifer Lawrence, who is known for refusing to lose weight for roles....   [tags: technology, ideal image, victoria secret]

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Designer Babies: Unethical and Unnecessary

- ... On the website they discuss a range of opinions that both justify as well as diminish the idea of designer babies. One quote in particular "We could have healthy babies from any diseases... it would be a better place if we had healthier and stronger babies." Encourages my belief that if we were to begin ethical genetic engineering it will create a stronger more healthy human race. Others of course would say that diseases and disabilities are natural and should be left up to fate to decide....   [tags: disabilities, disease, victoria secret model]

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Biological Issues Facing Lake Victoria and the Cichlidae Family of Fish

- Biological Issues Facing Lake Victoria and the Cichlidae Family of Fish It is an ecosystem with many names. It has been called "Darwin's dreampond" because it holds a population of the tropical cichlids fish that has shown immense signs of evolution and adaptation over the past 12,000 years. Some may call it, "the ultimate biology project." It, unfortunately, has even been called "the sick giant" as of late, because of the increasing number of pollutants and other factors that threaten its well- being....   [tags: Papers]

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Victoria London as an Essential Element of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde

- Victoria London as an Essential Element of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde Robert Louis Stevenson in 'Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde' makes London in the Victorian era an essential element of the story, Text Box: Text Box: because London at the end of the 19th century was the centre of a massive empire. It was the epitome of what other towns and cities should be like. The gentlemen of London were the 'perfect' example of how everyone should behave. A respectable gentleman was thought to be a rational man, a good Christian, a responsible person....   [tags: Papers]

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It Doesn't Take a Cape or Superpowers to Be a Hero

- ... As a teacher, her job is to teach her kids and protect them from all harm. By saving her kids, Soto showed that one single act can affect the lives of those around her. In addition, the first responders to the terrorist attack on 9/11 examplify the theme of bravery and putting themselves in harms way to save others. Police officer and first responder Moira Smith risked her life to help those who needed help on September 11, 2001. Smith was seen, on multiple occasions, carrying out victims in the World Trade Center and running back in to save more Rushing into a burning building while everyone is running out takes strength of character very few will know....   [tags: Victoria Soto, Martin Luther King Jr.]

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Hi There, My Dearest Charming Housewife And Romantic Lover ' Sweetheart Asya '

- Hi there, my dearest charming housewife & romantic lover "Sweetheart Asya". * * .. With this in mind, my dearest cherished housewife "Sweetheart Asya", here we are blissfully romantically together, as we 're intriguingly accessing this phenomenon traditional compelling gateway, to experience surprisingly the distinctive, expressive charms and magical significant spirits of an early Victorian period venue stretch of the 1800 's period, coupled with the 1900 's era. * .. "W0W, IT 'S SO AMAZING AND SO SPECTACULAR", as we both leisurely enter the beautiful traditional cultivated quaint "Westfield Heritage Pioneer Village" grounds of this stupendous hidden jewel aesthetic gem, that 's nearby abou...   [tags: Victorian era, Victoria of the United Kingdom]

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Analysis Of Mathew Arnold 's Poem ' Dover Beach '

- The Victorian era was one teetering on the edge of a revolution. It was an age of scientific, economic and industrial revolution, but most notably, it was an age of a mass existential crisis. The publishing of Darwin’s “Origin of Species” caused a seismic shift in the lives of the Victorians by contradicting both the scientific knowledge and religious views of society at that time. Not only did it go against every creation story told in the bible, it also gave scientists proof that the earth was much older than they had thought, reducing all of humanity to just a fraction of a second on the timeline of the universe....   [tags: Victorian era, Victoria of the United Kingdom]

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An Analysis Of ' Macbeth ' And Oscar Wilde 's ' The Importance Of Being Earnest '

- In Shakespeare 's "Macbeth" and Oscar Wilde 's "The Importance of Being Earnest", the women in the two plays do not fit the cookie cutter roles of normal women in their era 's societies. While both plots are focused on the men in the play, the women 's roles shape everything the men do. This makes their parts essential. The witches and Lady Macbeth in "Macbeth" and Gwendolyn and Cecily in "The Importance of Being Earnest" all step out of their normal "housewife" role to create strong influences on the male characters in the plays....   [tags: Victorian era, Victoria of the United Kingdom]

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Poetry as a Reflection of The Inner Being

- Alfred Tennyson gifted the Victorian Era, and the literary world with two iconic poems. The author explored the themes of personal development and culture clash in one of his most famous poems, “Ulysses”. Tennyson also discovered and analyzed the themes of love and death through his renowned and eminent poem, “Tears Idle, Tears”. The poet was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire in 1809 in the East Lindy district of England. Tennyson experienced numerous amounts of difficulties in his childhood and growing adolescent phases that spilled into his adult life....   [tags: Alfred Tennyson, Victoria era]

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Critique of Nell K. Duke and Victoria Purcell-Gates' Genres at Home and at School: Bridging the Known to the New

- Critique of Nell K. Duke and Victoria Purcell-Gates' Genres at Home and at School: Bridging the Known to the New Nell K. Duke and Victoria Purcell-Gates insightful article, "Genres at home and at school: Bridging the known to the new" reports on genres found at home and at school for two groups of young children from low-socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds....   [tags: Education School Home Learning]

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The Man with the Gifted Hands by Victoria L. Bell

- Some cultures use music as a form of entertainment and a way to express the human soul. For others, it holds a much deeper meaning. Cultures like India strongly believe that sound alone triggered a chain of events that led to the birth of the universe and from this sacred sound came music. Music is perhaps one of the most versatile forms of expression between cultures, but no matter the difference it speaks to us all in a way we can understand because music is universal. In the famous words of novelist Arnold Bennet, “Its language is a language which the soul alone understands, but which the soul can never translate,” ~ Pete Bennett....   [tags: culture, music, human emotion]

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