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X-ray Diffraction

- X-ray Diffraction X rays can be defined as “electromagnetic waves of short wavelength, capable of penetrating some thickness of matter.” Approximately the same size as an atom, the wavelength of an X-ray is about 1 Ã… (10-10m). They occur in the portion of the electromagnetic spectrum between gamma rays and ultra violet light and have proved very useful in determining crystal structures since their discovery on November 8th, 1895. German scientist Wilhelm Roentgen was conducting experiments in his laboratory on the effects of cathode rays....   [tags: Papers]

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The Human Brain

- The Human Brain The human being is considered to be the ultimate form of life on the earth. This is not because the human body is strong and agile. Many other animals posses skills much superior to humans and are able to perform feats humans can only dream of. The one thing that distinguishes humans from all of the other organisms on this planet is the brain. The brain is the site that controls the human body. However, unlike in animals, in man, the brain is also the site of the mind. The mind gives humans superiority over other creatures....   [tags: Health Medicine Biology Biological Essays]

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Foreign Influences During The Revolutionary War

- Foreign Influences in the Revolutionary War Most Americans know the Revolutionary War was the United States fight to gain independence from Great Britain. What many may not be aware of, is the assistance of other foreign countries used by both the Americans and Great Britain. Other countries and even some important foreign individuals played a vital role in major battles and even the outcome of the war. The article, Hessians in the Revolutionary War states. “The British could muster only 55,000 troops, they had to resort to hiring Germans although some Britons thought it to be `dirty business’.” (Reese) Many of the solders the British used were Hessians from the German Kingdom of Prussia....   [tags: Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben]

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Madam Curie

- Madame Curie, as the scientist is venerably called, was a true pioneer of her time. Growing up amidst political turmoil and sexual discrimination she was able to persevere with austere determination to make breakthrough scientific findings, while also fighting for humanitarian betterment. In a long list of renowned female scientists Madam Curie stands at the top of the list not only for her findings, but also for her efforts to aid those with the worst afflictions; she is long remembered as a pioneer, a leader, a truly gifted scientist, and a humanitarian who died while helping others to live....   [tags: Biography]

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Life of Wilhem Richard Wagner

- Wilhem Richard Wagner, known by Richard, was born in Leipzig, Germany on May 22, 1813. Richard Wagner led a contentious life and is known as one of the world’s most influential composers. He is also famous for his operas such as the four-part, 18-hour Ring Cycle and Tristan Isolde. Wagner led an influential life never losing confidence in himself from financial debt due to his operas not meeting success to being too sick to even compose his music. Richard Wagner is the perfect to example as to why a person should never give up....   [tags: composer, opera]

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Radioactive Waste

- Radioactive Waste Have you seen or heard the news lately. Radioactive waste water contamination… Contracts for the disposal of radioactive waste… Nuclear sites and dumps leaking… Cancer and Death by Radiation… What is all this. More importantly, what is radioactive waste. Radioactive waste. What is it. Radioactive waste is what the name says it is; radioactive and waste. Basically, it is anything that has been exposed to a radioactive nuclear substance and is not in use of anyone anymore so it is declared as trash....   [tags: environmental concerns, water contamination]

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Theory of Orgone Energy

- Reich developed his theory of orgone energy over several years and expanded it throughout his lifetime. His theory was the result of experiences with his neurotic patients and his biological experiments, which he felt provided concrete evidence for the existence of orgone. Orgone energy can be thought of as organic or "life-energy." Reich first observed this energy while studying the bioelectric nature of pleasure and anxiety. Using a galvanometer, he discovered that in pleasurable situations skin has a charge, while in displeaurable ones it does not....   [tags: Wilhelm Reich]

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Marie Curie

- Marie Curie LIFE OF MARIE CURIE Marie Curie(1867-1934) was a French physicist with many accomplishments in both physics and chemistry. Marie and her husband Pierre, who was also a French physicist, are both famous for their work in radioactivity. Marie Curie, originally named Marja Sklodowska, was born in Warsaw, Poland on Nov.7, 1867. Her first learning of physics came from her father who taught it in high school. Marie's father must have taught his daughter well because in 1891, she went to Paris(where she changed her original name) and enrolled in the Sorbonne....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Atomic Bombs

- Atomic Bombs Today, bombs are a part of life. People hear about bomb explosions, or a story related to bombs, almost daily. No one is really in harm today because of the strict regulation of bombs. The United States government as well as many governments all over the world have limited the use of bombs. Since the atomic bomb was introduced, the only thing that the world has been able to relate to it is destruction. This, of course, is due a great deal to World War II. The “famous” bomb that was dropped in Japan was the straw that broke the camel’s back....   [tags: Bombs History Essays]

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The Philosophy Of The German Ideology

- In the German Ideology, Hegel Started his argument with religiuous conception where he dealth with the aspects of theociology which has dominated politics, judiciary and moral. There is one profound statement that Hegelian made, “according to him the relationship of me and their limitations are product of their consciousness, the young Hegelians logically put to men the moral postulate of exchanging their present consciousness for human, critical or egoistic consciousness and thus of removing their limitations” Hegelian in all his critics, he has an idea of the religious history, which composed of the elucidations of Christianity, he claims human interpretation of Christianity as compared...   [tags: Karl Marx, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel]

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The Critique Of German Ideology

- a large group of people who live together in an organized way, making decisions about how to do things and sharing the work that needs to be done. All the people in a country, or in several similar countries, can be referred to as a society."Society Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary." Society Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary. Cambridge Dictionaries, n.d. Web. 12 Sept. 2016. A careful study of the Critique of German Ideology made it clear to me that society posses certain ingredients which makes it differ from other human forms of growth....   [tags: Karl Marx, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel]

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X-Rays: From Discovery to Practical Application

- X-rays This is a scientific report on x-rays, it’s history, uses, implications and other relevant facts. More relevance will be given to its medical uses/ importance as it was the most beneficial trait that x-rays brought. X-rays were discovered in 1895 when Wilhelm Conrad Röentgen was doing some experiments with electron beams in a gas discharge tube and observed a glow in one of his fluorescent screens whenever the electron beam was on. It was a fact that fluorescent material usually glowed in reaction to magnetic radiation but the gas discharge tube was surrounded by heavy black cardboard which was assumed by Roentgen to block most of the radiation....   [tags: Physics]

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Critical Analysis On Godfather Death

- CRITICAL ANALYSIS ON "GODFATHER DEATH", A FAIRY TALE WRITTEN BY JACOB LUDWIG GRIMM AND WILHELM CARL GRIMM This story is a German fairy tale translated by Jacob Ludwig Grimm (1785-1863) and Wilhelm Carl Grimm (1786-1859), brothers born in Germany. The story centers on a 13th son born to a poor old man who can not afford to feed his new offspring. In order to provide for him the poor old man must choose a godfather for his son. He first meets God and dismisses him as a godfather because according to the old man, God is not a fair person....   [tags: Jacob Ludwig Grimm Wilheim Carl Grimm]

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The World At The Time Is A Failure

- Tommy Wilhelm in Seize the Day is does not achieve anything and by monetary standards in the world at the time is a failure. During the novel, he is lonely and depressed and self-deprecating. Not only is he cut off from his friends and family but also all of society. He is portrayed as a man who diminishes his own self-worth in order to try to reach not only the ideals of his father but match the falsities presented to him by Dr. Tamkin. He is too self-serving. He knows what is good for him, but he refuses to act on it because he would rather do what he wants....   [tags: Existentialism, Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus]

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Sigmund Freud And The First Round

- “You are invited to Mr. and Mrs. Jane’s wedding,” read the invitation. Sigmund Freud and his wife, Martha Bernays were invited to their close friends wedding. As ecstatic as Martha was to join the celebration, Sigmund was not. He knew his acquaintance Wilhelm Wundt would be attending along with his wife, Sophie Mau. Martha and Sophie had been friends ever since high school, where Wilhelm and Sigmund attended. The ladies got along great, but Sigmund and Wilhelm fought like enemies ever since the eleventh grade when they both decided to compete in a psychology tournament....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Psychology, Mind, Psychoanalysis]

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Short Paragraphs on Transportation, Cars and Trains

- Transportation Cars Medicine and Astronomy...   [tags: astronomy, medicine]

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Weltpolitik: Calculated Policy or Haphazard Folly

- Weltpolitik: Calculated Policy or Haphazard Folly. A paper examining the question, “Was Germany’s Weltpolitik a violation of the unwritten rules of European Diplomacy. I. Thesis Germany’s Weltpolitik was a clear violation of the status quo and thus the unwritten rules of European diplomacy as Kaiser Wilhelm II ruined Anglo-German relations, spent more than the German economy could handle, and aggressively tested international alliances. II. Bismarck’s Decline The start of Weltpolitik began when Otto von Bismarck ended his absolutist reign as German Chancellor in 1890 ....   [tags: Germany's violation of European Diplomacy]

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Mad Scientists and Mad Elements

- ... Scientists discovered that manganese covered the surface of the large teeth; and people connected this to the craze of the megalodons. The author also recaps the scandal of Pons and Fleischmann, who claimed to create cold fusion using palladium, a powerful element that is able to consume immense amounts of hydrogen in water. Their experiment however, was extremely flawed and consequently was denied. Finally, the most interesting story of the chapter is of the Roentgen's first discovery of x-rays, incorporating the element roentgenium....   [tags: chemistry, scientists, downfall]

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Influences Of The Brothers Grimm Brothers

- Haily Wortham Mrs.Martinez English IV-1st hour 04-24-16 Research Essay Influences of the Brothers Grimm Who Were the Grimm Brothers and how did they collect their stories....   [tags: Brothers Grimm, Grimm's Fairy Tales, Fairy tale]

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The Cause of the Great War: World War I

- World War I was a conflict that claimed over 10 million peoples’ lives, ravaged all of Europe and engineered modern warfare, as it is know today. The Great War has been scrutinized and examined through many complex theories in order to understand how such a conflict escalated to one of the most epic wars in history. This essay, like many works before it, looks to examine WWI and determine its causes through two distinct levels of analysis, individual and systemic. The individual level of analysis locates the cause of conflicts in individual leaders or decision makers within a particular country, focusing on the characteristics of human decision-making....   [tags: individual, systemic, leaders, power, conflict]

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An Existential Crisis By Saul Bellow

- Saul Bellow’s novel Seize the Day has personal relevance to me, because, in some ways, the story of Tommy Wilhelm is the story of my father. They both face a world that they neither belong in nor understand. They both have violent tantrums that reveal the emotional maturity of a child. They both victimize themselves by complaining about the supposed injustices that the world has committed against them. Wilhelm and I both experience an existential crisis partly due to our fathers, although we are in two very different stages in life....   [tags: Existentialism, Philosophy of life, Life, Anxiety]

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Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Power outside of WWII

- Most people only know of the nuclear power that went to nuclear warfare and the bombs that were a part of World War II. However, nuclear has made a name for itself in the last seventy years or so. There are plants all over the country, most are east of the Mississippi, but there is quite a bit to the west as well. There is a total of one hundred in the country, the quad cities alone has two nuclear power plants. All over the world plants have been built, the world has seen what an asset nuclear energy can be....   [tags: Chemistry, Fission]

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Nuclear Engery and Its Effect on the Environment

- Nuclear Energy Nuclear energy is energy that is released by reactions within the atomic nuclei, through nuclear fission or fusion. Nuclear energy is also called atomic energy (dictionary.com, 2013). Nuclear energy is produced in nuclear power plants. Nuclear power plants create electricity by heating water to create steam. The steam runs a generator that creates the electricity. Many types of fuels can be used to create heat and generate steam. Nuclear power plants create the heat by splitting atoms....   [tags: energy, atomic, fission]

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A Brief Look at Nuclear Energy

- Radiation is a form of energy and different types of radiation have different amounts of energy. If radioactive waste gets out of its safe container and in to the environment it could contaminate the wildlife and people. A type of radiation is nuclear energy. Nuclear energy was discovered by different people but it all started out in 1895, when Wilhelm Rontgen began passing an electric current through an evacuated glass tube and producing continuous X-rays. Scientists have said that nuclear energy is safer compared to other energy sources....   [tags: Alternative Energy]

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Marie Curie and the Atomic Theory

- The Atomic Theory is a theory that explains what matter is made of. The Atomic theory states that matter can’t be divided as it is made up of minute particles called atoms that cannot be separated. The very word atom is derived from the Greek word Atmos which means indivisible. Atomic theory timeline- Year Person/People Event 442 BCE Democritrus and Leucippus These Greek philosophers came up with the idea that all matter is composed of indivisible elements. 1803 John Dalton British chemist and physicist John Dalton theorised that matter is composed of spherical atoms (that are in motion) of different weights and are combined in ratios by weight....   [tags: spontaneous radioactivity,quantum theory]

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Molecular Biology And The Double Helix

- Molecular Biology and The Double Helix Molecular biology became a new field scientific field in the 1950s that built upon 19th and 20th century cellular and genetic investigations. Molecular studies pushed physical scientists and their instruments to study the life sciences that yielded plenty of discoveries. These investigations allowed for the discovery of proteins, nucleic acids (RNA/DNA), and the structure of the double helix. Justus Von Liebig (1803-73) continued protein molecule analysis after the work of Gerardus Mulder in the 1830s....   [tags: DNA, Francis Crick, James D. Watson, Light]

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Taking a Look at X-Rays

- When people take a look at how far technology has come since the Civil War, a lot has changed. Some of the things in the past were limited based of what they had, meaning that the problems they faced were due to the lack of technological assistance and resources. Technology is one of the many changes to our society, not only because people just create things, but because of the science and research put into these advances. From these advances, the technology created found a way to help the problems faced in a number of areas....   [tags: technological advances]

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How Accurate Is It?

- How accurate is it to say that the period 1890-1914 was the Kaisers Personal Rule. The German state was forged out of the fires of the Franco-Prussian war in 1871 by the Prussian Chancellor Otto von Bismarck. Prussia was by far the largest and most dominant state of the 25 unified in the creation of Germany, with the King of Prussia automatically becoming the Kaiser (Emperor) of the German Reich. In 1888, Kaiser Wilhelm II ascended to the throne, obtaining absolute and total control of the country....   [tags: German Empire, Germany, Otto von Bismarck]

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Marketing: Product Loyalty

- Marketing: Product Loyalty The American Heritage Dictionary states the definition of loyalty is, "A feeling or attitude of devoted attachment and affection." (American Heritage Dictionary, 2006). People are loyal to their jobs, their friends, a football team, or even their hair stylist. Some people have particular brands that they purchase from and will not stray to try other brands. This is considered consumer loyalty. For the reasons of affordability, great quality, diverse products and an excessive user of the products, I find my consumer loyalty to be with Kodak....   [tags: Kodak Marketing Market]

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Superman: The Physics Screw-up Superhero

- It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s Superman. In 1938, Action Comics #1, released the first Superman comic to the public. Superman, also known as Kal El, has shown many different powers since his first debut in 1938. This paper will discuss various topics about four of his major powers and explain why they are all impossible for anyone to achieve in real life. Superman’s four major powers that will be discussed in this paper are X-ray vision, being able to fly, super strength, and invulnerability. The X-ray was first discovered in 1895 by a German physicist named W.C....   [tags: Kal El, power, x-ray vision, fly]

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The Involvement that the Brothers Grimm Had in Developing the German Nationalism and Social Culture at the Beginning of the 19th Century

- One of the ideologies that started to emerge in the German states during the early nineteenth century was the concept of nationalism. The idea of being loyal to one country and having a cultural pride that makes ones country better than the others. Two brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, well educated, and respected scholars, helped develop this ideology by gathering folk tales from the different regions in order to help unify Germany and to implement its values amongst its readers. Their stories became well known across the German states because of how relatable they were to the majority of the middle and working classes, and how similar the stories were for every tribe....   [tags: German nationalism]

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The Foreign Policies Of Otto Von Bismarck

- 1. The foreign policies of Otto Von Bismarck, the leader of Germany prior to World War I, differed from Kaiser Wilhelm II. To start, Bismarck disregarded France and did not want to interact with them in a direct way. This was because France was “an enemy of Germany since 1870” (Kislenko). Bismarck stayed neutral in French matters by making conservative treaties with Russia and Austria-Hungary. A second foreign policy of Bismarck was that he made an agreement with Russia that they would not be on opposing sides of each other in war....   [tags: World War I, German Empire, Prussia]

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The Gamma Camera

- The gamma camera has been the mainstay treatment pillar in the department of the nuclear medicines in the past four or so decades. When natural radioactivity was discovered by Henry Bequerel in 1896, the development of the nuclear medicine started; a year before the discovery of the X-rays by Wilhelm Rontgen. It was then found that these rays could be used for therapeutic and diagnostic purposes for patients, a process that became a clinical routine in the 1920s. A series of discoveries in the 1940s and 50s in the field of nuclear medicines saw milestones of developments in the department, especially the 1950s....   [tags: Kidney, Ureter, Urinary system, Urinary bladder]

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The Effect Otto Von Bismarck's Leadership and Politics Had on Pre-World War I Tensions in Europe

- A. Plan of Investigation The focus of this study is the effect that Otto Von Bismarck's leadership and politics had on Pre-World War One tensions in Europe. This study investigates to what extent the actions of Otto Von Bismarck led to World War One. The focus of this study is the period between Bismarck's appointment to Minister President of Prussia on September 23, 1862 and the Austro-Hungarian declaration of war on Serbia on July 28, 1914. Bismarck's earlier career is discussed briefly but only as a method to understand his political attitudes....   [tags: modern world history]

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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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Grimm Brothers: Masters of the Fairy Tale

- Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are well known authors of the early 1800 that forever changed the way fairy tales are viewed. The Grimm brothers are best known for their creative renditions of popular fairytales such as Rapunzel, Snow White, Hansel and Gretel, and many more. Dark and tragic themes were used to create Grimm fairytales, the use of these themes was a drastic change from normal 1800’s fairytales. The Grimm brothers were responsible for creating a new and dark side to children’s stories, their creativity can be seen in their early lives, their writings, and fame....   [tags: influential authors of the nineteenth century]

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A Century of Physics

- A Century of Physics By the end of the nineteenth century after more than two thousand years of intellectual struggle that began with the Greek philosophers, physical scientists had reason to believe that they were beginning to understand the universe. Their theories of matter and energy, of electricity and magnetism, of heat and sound and light were confirmed in laboratories throughout the world with increasing precision. Experimentation was the method and mathematics the language of a powerful coherent body of knowledge called classical physics....   [tags: Papers]

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Germany and Outbreak of WWI

- Throughout time wars have ended with the defeat of one force and the victory of another, those on the side of defeat almost always being held accountable for the destruction these wars produce. This is undoubtedly the case with post WWI Germany, burdened with defeat and forced to sign the treaty of Versailles, thus taking responsibility for the war. Although blamed for the war, it is still a highly controversial question between historians if the Germans were truly responsible for WWI. However when studying the actions of Germany as a nation and its leaders in the years leading up to the war, one can see it is quite accurate to say Germany was responsible for the outbreak of World War One....   [tags: History World War I]

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The First Annual Halloween Party

- The day was October 31st, and B.F Skinner was to hold his 7th annual Halloween party at his house in Pennsylvania. Many people would be attending this grand party, including some of his nearest and dearest psychology buddies, Sigmund Freud and Wilhelm Wundt. Also attending would be famous icons such as Albert Einstein, Babe Ruth, and Skinner’s wife of course, Yvonne Blue. The guest were to arrive at the party at 7 o’clock sharp in their best Halloween costumes. Food would be provided and many games were to be played....   [tags: Psychology, Sigmund Freud, Unconscious mind]

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Hiroshima, By John Hersey

- Semester Writing Assignment on Hiroshima By John Hersey Hiroshima remains an unforgettable incident in the history of Japan, as it all started in August 31, 1945, when Boeing 49 piloted by Colonel Paul Tibet, tumbled the first American atomic bomb in Hiroshima, then, a second atomic bomb with code name “fat man” was also dropped in Nagasaki. Eye witnesses like Miss Toshiba, Father Wilhelm Kleinsorge a German priest, Dr. Terufumi Sasaki, Reverend Kiyoshi,Mrs Hatsuyo, and Dr Masakazu have never forgotten that incident, as John Hersey reported....   [tags: Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki]

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World War I: The Failure of The Schlieffen Plan

- In 1914, the war to end all wars began; it would later become known as World War 1. Every major power in Europe became involved in it at some point. What all these powers had were individual war plans which stated how they would rise above their enemies and claim victory. Unfortunately for some, not all of these plans were created equally. Unlike the other powers of Europe, Germany had created only one plan known as the Schlieffen Plan. The Schlieffen Plan had been created to be used as the perfect tool to winning a war, unfortunately the plan had been born from the arrogance of Alfred von Schlieffen and later altered by Helmuth von Moltke....   [tags: von Schlieffen, von Moltke ]

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The Brothers Grimm

- Fairy tales have been passed down from generation to generation, each person in one way or another altering the tale to reflect a piece of their life in the work . The Brothers Grimm wrote hundreds of fairy tales in their life time and in these works they used their childhood experiences as reference. Because of the hardships they faced growing up their tales take on a more gruesome approach to fairy tales. Because their mother was their only caregiver growing up, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm reflect their fondness towards her through the strong willed, independent female characters in their fairy tales....   [tags: Essay on the Brothers Grimm]

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The Events Of World War I

- As the twentieth century started much of Europe was worried and restless. Over 40 years countries had eyed each other suspiciously and were prepared to fight. No single event caused World War I, rather a series of big and small events. For instance Germany’s ruler, Kaiser Wilhelm II was nervous. He believed that countries such as France and England had ignored his advice when it came to European politics. In addition to this, England, France, and Russia had formed an alliance; the Triple Entente....   [tags: World War I, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria]

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The Life Of Walt Disney & The Grimm Brothers

- Walt Disney and Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm Walt Disney and the Grimm Brothers used their talents, and, with help, became some of the most famous children’s literature writers and business owners of all time. Many children have read Grimm Brothers’ fairy tales and watched Walt Disney’s films and cartoons. The creators have used their tales, films, and cartoons not only during their lives, but even now. Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 to a German-Irish-Canadian-American family who lived in Chicago, Illinois....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Discovery and Development of Nuclear Technology

- The Discovery and Development of Nuclear Technology Man has always been interested in how the world around him works. He wondered about the structure of matter,of which his world, as well as our world, is made up. Countless scientists have been pondering that same question ever since the beginning of time. In this paper you will read about just a few of the men and women that broke the ground for the nuclear technology of today. One of the first people to do this was a Greek philosopher named Anaxagoras in five hundred years before Christ....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Great War And The Shaping of the 20th Century

- The Great War And The Shaping of the 20th Century Another man is killed; Another family receives a telegram saying that a loved one was killed in battle; The family will never be the same again without the presence of this man. This is an effort to explain some of the impact that World War I had on millions of individuals. This sequence of events was conducted over and over millions of times during WWI. So why were there so many deaths?Who were the instigators of a war that caused so much suffering, not just in family life, but in society in general....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Radiology and Healthcare

- Radiology involves many areas of the health field. Many different types of health services use radiology. One specialty is Radiologic Technology. Radiology goes back to the 1800’s. Radiography is the use of electro magnetic radiation to create an image on a photographic film (“Radiology” Time). The Radiologist Technician is one who operates equipment that creates images of a patient’s body tissue, organs, and bones for the purpose of medical diagnosis and therapies (“Radiologic Technologists”). An examination of the field of radiology is necessary in order to fully understand the work of a Radiologic Technician....   [tags: Healthcare ]

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A Russian Cinderella

- A Russian Cinderella Larissa Palovski hurried through the closing marketplace, clutching a long black shawl around her face and long, dark hair to keep out the approaching Russian winter's bite. The vegetable traders were closing up their stalls or serving their last customers, not that there was much to sell, with the war shortages being what they now were. An old peasant woman gingerly proffered a fistful of coins to a turnip seller, and received a moulded specimen of food in exchange....   [tags: Papers]

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The Brothers Grimm

- Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm and Wilhelm Carl Grimm were born in 1785 and 1786 in Hanau, Germany to Philipp Wilhelm and Dorothea Grimm. Just like their father, who was a layer and court official, the brothers studied law. Later on in life ”they were influenced by the folk poetry collection of Clemens Brentano and Achim von Arnim, Des Knaben Wunderhorn, and began to collect folk tales” (Ashliman, D. L, 2010). Jacob and Wilhelm took on positions at the University of Kassel as librarians to support their family....   [tags: fairytales]

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Grimm's Fairy Tales

- Grimm's Fairy Tales All over, the world children have grown up with the Grimm brothers' 'Nursery and Household Tales'. The 200 stories usually called 'Grimm's Fairy Tales', that have stories in them like 'Hansel and Gretel,' 'Rapunzel,' and 'Rumpelstiltskin,' have been translated into 70 languages. The Grimm brothers first collected these stories, though scholars have found that the brothers often made the tales as they thought were good before they published them. To the scholars of their time, the two brothers were most known as trained professors....   [tags: Papers]

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The Influences of the Brothers Grimm

- "The Brothers Grimm were academics best known for publishing collections of folk tales and fairy tales, which became massively popular." (Zipes p. 7) "Born in Hanau, Germany, a year apart, with Jacob Ludwig Karl Grimm born the oldest, on January 4, 1985, and Wilhelm Karl Grimm on February 24, 1786. Their family consisted of nine other siblings, six of which survived infancy, and their parents." (Zipes p. 9) Their early childhood was described as "idyllic" with them living in a beautiful countryside home while their father, Philip Wilhelm, was employed by the Prince of Hessen....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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The Murder of Franz Ferdinand and the Outbreak of a Major European War

- The Murder of Franz Ferdinand and the Outbreak of a Major European War It's the early 19th century and problems are erupting all over Europe. France has just finished a war with Prussia in which it was defeated and tempers are running high. Germany has taken a piece of Eastern France named Alsace Lorraine and France wants revenge. France has been very humiliated and is now building up its alliances. The first of these was the Dual entente; an agreement between France and Russia signed in 1894....   [tags: Papers]

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Natural Resources and The Dangers of Nuclear Power

- The nation’s natural resources are being used up at a shocking rate. As we are a looking at diminution of these resources, the worlds will be in search of another source to produce electricity for heat and light. The one useful way to overcome this crisis, it will be inuclear power . What is nuclear power. Nuclear power is the product of the division of uranium atoms in a chemical process that is called fission.. Nuclear power generate 11% of energy to the world’s needs, and produces a huge amounts of energy by using a little fuel and contribute less pollution in the environment than burning fossil fuel to produce energy, but Nuclear power is way unsafe than the process of burning coal i...   [tags: radiation, nuclear fission waste]

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Mission Command Analysis of Helmuth Johannes Ludwig Von Moltke

- “One either lets me do as I want or one gives me concrete orders,” General Donrad Krafft von Dellmensingen, German Sixth Army Chief of Staff responsed when it was suggested he suspend offensive employment of his army. The First Battle of the Marne, also classified as the most, “significant land battle of the twentieth century,” impresses one for its scale, decisiveness, and devastating use of rapid small arms fire, machine guns, hand grenades, and artillery. From 5 through 11 September, Germany and France each fielded over 2 million men (British 130,000) between Paris and Verdun....   [tags: The First Battle of the Marne, World War I]

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The Original Folk And Fairy Tales Of The Brothers Grimm

- There has been lots of controversy about the Grimm Brothers and if their book, The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, is too grim for children to read. Long before the Grimm brothers, Jacob and Wilhelm, even thought about writing their book, they were inseparable. Even though the brothers were inseparable, they were complete opposites. Where Jacob was serious, introverted, and active; Wilhelm was outgoing and talkative. They came from a large family with five brothers and a sister....   [tags: Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale, Grimm's Fairy Tales]

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The Alliance System Led to World War I

- There are many reasons why World War One occurred in 1914, many are complex and remain controversial which is why the matter has been disputed to this day by historians all over the world. My theory is that a lot of those reasons and the trigger factor all links to one thing; the alliance system. The alliance system is what made countries oppose each other and become rivals making it the most significant factor. It had an impact on who supported who when Duke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated. This was only the spark that started war in Europe; there were long term causes that contributed to the war and were the origins....   [tags: World War I, first world war, world war one]

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Note Taking - The Cornell System

- Cornell strategy note taking system, was developed by Dr Pauk of Cornell University, the Cornell strategy is an excellent study system for organizing and reviewing lecture notes to increase comprehension and critical thinking of course materials, which typically results in improved test scores. Why I am using Cornell strategy: I am using Cornell Method because It is an organized and systematic strategy for recording and reviewing lecture notes, easy formatting for pulling out major concept and ideas....   [tags: Note Taking System, Cornell University, School]

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The Causes of World War I

- Millions of soldiers died during the period from 1914 to 1918 when one of the bloodiest and most terrifying wars in history broke out. One by one, starting with Germany, the nations of Europe picked up their weapons and entered a four-year period of annihilation and destruction. Germany was by all means responsible for the conditions that led to the outbreak of World War I due to their hunger for sovereignty which crippled the balance of power in Europe, their unconditional support for Austria, and the German war plan which transformed what should have been a local war into a horrendous world war....   [tags: bloody, terrifying international conflicts]

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Homeschooling Is Defined As An Education

- Homeschooling in America According to Gretchen M. Wilhelm and Michael W. Firmin, in their article Historical and Contemporary Developments, the Department of Education found that over 1,700,000 students are homeschooled. That’s 3.4 percent of all school age children (304). Homeschooling is defined as an education that contains less than twenty five hours of public school teaching each week and is based out of a household. The earliest forms of education were originally taught from home, then later developed into public schools (Wilhelm and Firmin)....   [tags: Education, School, Homeschooling, Teacher]

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Brothers Grimm's Fairy Tales History

- Fairy tales, they are my favorite type of stories. I know they have a moral lesson, I also know the tales contain some source of magic or mythical creatures. Fairy tales are known for their happy endings as well. My experiences with these tales were mainly associated around the friendlier, modern versions. As I began to notice that these modern tales were too happy for me, I came across a book with work from Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. I immediately fell in love with their style of Fairy Tales, so I began to read those tales....   [tags: fiction, magic, mythical creatures]

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Origins Of Folklore And Folklore

- Introduction In order to understand the influence history has had on folklore, there needs to be an understanding on how folklore came about. Folklore has been said to consist of legends, music, oral history, proverbs, jokes, popular beliefs, fairy tales, stories, tall tales, and customs included in the traditions of a culture, subculture, or group. While few have studied folklore, those who do make up a group sometimes referred to as folklorists. Folklorists did not start studying folklore in an academic setting until the 19th century....   [tags: Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel]

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America And The Great War

- America and the Great War In the summer of 1914, Europe exploded in a conflict that would soon involve the entire globe and be remembered as the Great War. A war that was the largest yet witnessed in history and claimed millions of lives between July 28, 1914 and November 11, 1918. The causes of World War I in Europe were complex and so were the events that drew the United States into the conflict. Causes of World War I According to Historylists.org (2016), conflict began escalading in Europe during the 1870’s with the Franco-Prussian War....   [tags: World War I, Ottoman Empire, German Empire]

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Crew Resource Management Has Come a Long Way but Still Has More to Go

- ... We can define CRM as a safeguard for the limits of human performance (Merritt & Helmreich, 1996). CRM can be further defined as a management system that makes the best possible use of all its available resources (i.e. people and equipment) to promote safety and improve the effectiveness of flight operations. CRM cannot be concerned so much with the technical knowledge and skills necessary to fly and operate an aircraft, but instead with the interpersonal communication, leadership, and decision making skills needed to manage the flight....   [tags: aviation, cockpit, flight ]

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The First World War As The Result of Anglo-German Rivalry

- The First World War As The Result of Anglo-German Rivalry When Bismarck resigned in 1890, and Kaiser Wilhelm II took over, rivalry was increased between Britain and Germany. This was largely due to Wilhelm II's more aggressive foreign policy, and desire to build up the German Navy, which threatened Britain. This provided the basis for long-term problems, which led to World War 1, however there were many other causes. For example the alliances, the Schleiffen plan, The Eastern Question, German Aggression, the two Moroccan Crises and Sarajevo, which were all, factors in World War 1's outbreak in 1914....   [tags: Papers]

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Ethnocentrism As A Western Conceptual Schema On Non Western Forms Of Life

- The problems of ethnocentrism tend to manifest themselves in the philosophy of history, when philosophers attempt to interpret empirical history in teleological terms. Ethnocentrism arises whenever the researcher attempts to universalize the Western subject-position. In sociological terms that have been widely popularized since Sumner, ethnocentrism involves one first identifying with an in-group, with whom one shares certain observable characteristics (culture, language, physical features, or customs, for example).[1] The belief in shared characteristics leads to an assertion of identity, and this belief in turn influences attitudes....   [tags: Philosophy, Epistemology, Ontology, Metaphysics]

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Ethnocentrism As A Western Conceptual Schema On Non Western Forms Of Life

- The problems of ethnocentrism tend to manifest themselves in the philosophy of history, when philosophers attempt to interpret empirical history in teleological terms. Ethnocentrism arises whenever the researcher attempts to universalize the Western subject-position. In sociological terms that have been widely popularized since Sumner, ethnocentrism involves one first identifying with an in-group, with whom one shares certain observable characteristics (culture, language, physical features, or customs, for example).[1] The belief in shared characteristics leads to an assertion of identity, and this belief in turn influences attitudes....   [tags: Philosophy, Epistemology, Ontology, Metaphysics]

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The Transformation And Development Of The Compound Light Microscope

- Up until the 20th century living organism were classified as either plants or animals. By the 1970s, however the five kingdoms system (Plants, Animals, Fungi, Bacteria and Protista) was accepted as they realised that not all organisms can be classified as just plants or animals. In the late 1970s researchers from the University of Illinois made an astonishing discovery that changed the field of biology for years to come (University of ILLinois, n.d.). They discovered bacteria that survived at extreme temperatures and produced methane....   [tags: Bacteria, Archaea, DNA, Organism]

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Science Is A Major Part Of Our Lives

- Science has become a major part of our lives. Scientist’s had contributed so much throughout history, without their contribution our way of life as we know it wouldn’t exist. Before I started my paper on John Dalton, I didn’t know the significant impact he had in the field of chemistry and science. Scientists with their research and experiments was able to give us a core understanding of the “Atom”. The knowledge of the “Atom” made it possible for more scientific discoveries to occur. We see our modern world filled with so many advances with technology and science....   [tags: Atom, Chemistry, Chemical element, Physics]

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The Physics Of A Rocket 's Propulsion System

- Nuclear Propulsion The true proposition of a possibility that we could use a nuclear device to allow us to easily travel to mars and back might seem absurd, but the fact of the matter it is an all posable realty. Due to the basic concept of a rocket 's propulsion system is a controlled series of bombs destined to be detonated at certain times creating an uplift of thrust that eventually launches the craft fast enough to break through the atmosphere. The bombs that we use today make up most of the weight of our spacecraft in the form of liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen....   [tags: Nuclear weapon, Cold War, Nuclear fallout]

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Why I Want to Become a Surgeon

- With so many jobs in the world it’s so hard to choose just one. Do you want to be an athlete or a doctor. You have to decide wisely because once you choose turning back is a difficult task. Being a surgeon is the job I want to have as an adult. Being a surgeon may be hard but in the long run it’s worth it. This career caught my attention as a kid. I would always watch these ER shows and see these crazy tasks that they would have to deal with, and through all that they’d be calm and collective. Seeing a surgeon save someone’s life inspires me to want to do the same thing....   [tags: salary, training,education, progression]

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Nuclear Radiation and Its Effects on People

- ... However, because it is large and it deposits all of its energy in a short distance, alpha radiation is primarily an internal hazard, and if inhaled or ingested, alpha radiation can damage the sensitive internal organ of the body. The primary source of alpha radiation at a nuclear facility is the reactor fuel. Beta radiation is the smallest of the particles emitted by the nucleus of the atom, it can travel a few feet in dry air, and has the ability to penetrate the dead layers of skin on the body and deposit its energy in the live skin cells....   [tags: atoms, energy, cancer]

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The Administration of Nuclear Medicine and Cancer

- Imagine chopping off organs as the only treatment for abnormal growth of cells. Either that, or dying an ignominious death. Imagine coughing blood, running intermittent high fevers yet not knowing what is wrong with you. Nuclear medicine has helped the human race a great deal to discover diseases which have existed for a long time now but are getting diagnosed only since the 20th century. Not just the diagnosis, nuclear science has made it possible for controlled administration of nuclear radiation acting as a cure for deadly diseases like cancer....   [tags: nuclear radiation, diagnostic tests]

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Analysis of The Loyal Subject by Heinch Mann

- The Loyal subject novel, published originally in 1988 under the title “Man of Straw” gives Heinrich Mann’s satirical connection of the nineteenth century European literal works. The writer of this novel derives the word subject from the word “Der Untertan” in German language. The novel highlights the difficulties encountered during nineteenth century Europe. As early as the 1950, Heinrich Mann’s novel plays a major role in the European’s history. The novel goes beyond the art bounds in its polemics and its structure fits into neither its modern challenge nor its realist tradition....   [tags: loyal, subject, difficulties, indictment]

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The Physics Of Science And Science

- We see our modern world filled with so many advances with technology and science. We usually do not think about science when using a smart phone or google to find information with one click of a button. Do we think about Chemistry when taking an antibiotic medication for an infection. Just about everything involves science and technology, but what would happen if one scientist didn’t discover one theory, a theory that can alter our advance society as we know today. This one man was credited as the founder of chemistry....   [tags: Atom, Chemistry, Chemical element, Physics]

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The Grimm Brothers And The Brothers

- The focus of this essay will be about the Grimm Brothers and how their legacy has continued to last since the introduction of the tales many years ago. I will focus on specific characters from the Once Upon a Time, a modern television adaptation of some the tales the two brothers wrote down. I’ll begin with a history of the Grimm’s and why they wrote down these tales and saved fairy tales, followed by specific characters from the television series Once Upon a Time that are inspired from the fairytales....   [tags: Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale, Grimm's Fairy Tales]

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Evaluating Term Limits

- Upon first examination, the idea of implementing term limits in Congress is appealing. In fact, the idea of term limits was initially discussed by our founders, though it was eventually decided that it should not be included in the Constitution (Newton-Small, 2010). The reasons for considering term limits have remained consistent since the beginning of the country, however, and include ensuring legislative turnover, limiting the abuse of the power of seniority, and decreasing the advantages given to incumbents in the campaign process....   [tags: U.S. Government ]

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New Technology in Radiological Monitoring

- New Technology The technology that I have selected to discuss is handheld radiological monitoring. There are several new equipment models being marketed. One of the most recognizable and well-respected names in radiological monitoring is Canberra. One of Canberra’s latest offerings for handheld devices is the Radiagem™ 4000. The device provides the capability of monitoring dose rates and contamination levels. There are a variety of probes available for use with the meter itself. The unit is waterproof and lightweight....   [tags: Technology ]

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Radioactive Sources and Gamma Ray

- Radioactive sources ar accustomed study living organisms, to diagnose and treat diseases, to sterilize medical instruments and food, to provide energy for warmth and power, and to observe numerous steps all told kinds of industrial processes. Sterilization of medical instruments and food is another common application of radiation. By subjecting the instruments and food to focused beams of radiation, we are able to kill microorganisms that cause contamination and sickness. as a result of this can be through with high energy radiation sources victimization magnetic force energy, there's no worry of residual radiation....   [tags: radioactive decay, alpha radiation]

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How Romanticism Influenced American Architecture

- In chapter 18, I realized that Romanticism is an artistic and literary movement from Europe in the eighteenth century. It is still present in our lives through individualism. Romantics inspired others to be different rather than following cultural norms using emotions over reasoning and also the separation of Science and Religion. The romantic style was the opposite of neoclassical style and I learned that romantic music was birthed and flourished by Ludwig van Beethoven. He is one of the most well known composers in history, "Besides the nine symphonies, he wrote two Masses, two ballets, one opera, sixteen string quartets, thirty-two piano sonatas, five concertos for piano, one concerto fo...   [tags: Industrial Revolution, United States]

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The Movie ' Cinderella ' And Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde By Marsha Hatfield

- Most authors use 4 utilities to make a story entertaining. They use the setting, mood, tone, and the archetypes to keep the author entertained. Cinderella by Jacob and WilHelm Grimm and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Marsha Hatfield were both scary because they showed how the tone and mood affected the story, themselves, and the readers at the same time. The horror genre is spooky and unlike other genres, because they are written to scare audiences. In order to do that authors and directors have to change settings, establish tones and moods, and use archetypes that are darker than all other genres....   [tags: Robert Louis Stevenson]

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