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Wicca the Complete Craft by D.J. Conway

- Wicca the Complete Craft was written by D.J. Conway. This book was published by Crossing Press in 2001. It covers and goes through very thoroughly the many ceremonies, traditions, holidays, beliefs, and much more of the Wiccan religion. Wicca the Complete Craft was written with the intent to help someone go through the process of joining the Wiccan religion rather than a reference for someone to simply learn about the religion. Do not let me mislead you though, the book provides wonderful insight into the religion....   [tags: Wicca the Complete Craft, Conway]

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The Craft Beer Industry: Beer Glassware

- ... Unfortunately many of them simply use the shaker pint because it is readily available and it is a common shape that is familiar to the average customer. Although this is a step in the right direction, most breweries are not bothering with utilizing the correct shape of glass for their product. Examples are this can be seen with Hoegaarden and Stella Artois where the glassware doesn’t quite reflect the style of beer. Education programs – Educational programs such as Beer Steward Certification from the Master Brewers Association of Americas do cover the appropriate glassware for craft beer....   [tags: craft beer, shaker pint glasses, ]

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The Art of Knitting and Crocheting

- I have always liked fiber and assorted yarn. I am like a child in a candy store whenever I go to the yarn store. The hanks of fiber arranged by color mesmerize me, calling for me to bring them home, to see what I will create with them. I love how the yarn store is organized by color and wool textures. They challenge me, taunting me, begging me to turn the colorful skein into a one of a kind handcrafted creation. Will this colorful skein of yarn become knotted to make an afghan, a sweater, socks or hats....   [tags: craft]

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The Craft of Using Jade in China

- From the prehistoric period, due to its luminous translucency and tough quality, jade was deemed precious. Hence, in China it had a sacrosanct position and was predominantly carved for decorative and ritual purposes, rather than for utilitarian uses. Among the Chinese jade cultures in the Neolithic period, the Hongshan culture, located in an extensive area ranging from Inner Mongolia to western Liaoning province, marked the heyday. This northeastern Neolithic culture with distinctive features in jade craft gave birth to coiled dragons....   [tags: ornamental, dragon, culture]

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Treasure Island's Author Craft

- In Robert Stevenson’s Treasure Island, Jim, the protagonist, tried to get Captain Flint’s legendary treasure while fighting the lying and deceitful pirates. Robert Louis Stevenson used suspense, imagery, and foreshadowing as part of his craft to tell the story of Treasure Island. Each literary technique had a significant impact on the plot and characters. One example of author’s craft in Treasure Island is suspense. One way suspense is used is leaving cliffhangers at the ends of many of the chapters, making the reader want to continue....   [tags: robert stevenson, treasure island, suspense]

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Designing a Craft Knife

- This assignment has been a very successful assignment for me. Firstly I was asked to design a craft knife that had to meet these qualifications: • Safety • Ergonomically pleasing • Aesthetically pleasing • Same or better functionality as other craft knifes in target market My final design met all of these requirements and perhaps even surpassed them. My target market was people of the age 13+. This is a very large target market and the variety between each knife is different. The main problem with this field is getting an ergonomic feel for the target market....   [tags: crafts, design, ]

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Tools of the Craft

- Tools of the Craft So you have decided you want to write. Perhaps you may feel you need to write. Sometimes this urge inside you is so sweet and urgent that you find yourself imagining the smooth feel of the keyboard beneath your fingertips. You can hear the tap tap of the keys as your fingers fly over them, forming words, sentences, paragraphs and pages of images that will flow from your mind to another’s in a bizarre and wondrous kind of telepathy. This desire may come to you as you are studying, attending classes, or working, making you yearn for the time when the tedious details of life might be abated, if only for a moment, so that you can finally work on your story....   [tags: essays papers]

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Water Sports: Nautique by Correct Craft

- Introduction Today people all across the globe are interested in activities that are exciting and challenging but also relaxing and fun. This reason is exactly why going to the lake has become more popular than ever before. The water is a perfect getaway for almost everyone. Because the demand to be on the lake has grown, so has the demand for a quality, reliable boat. “In the history of any major industry, one name usually stands out as the driving force behind its’ very existence. In water sports, that name is Nautique....   [tags: skiing boats, customer service, ]

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Craft

- Craft Art (ärt)n. · Human effort to imitate, supplement, alter, or counteract the work of nature.· The conscious production or arrangement of sounds, colors, forms, movements, or other elements in a manner that affects the sense of beauty, specifically the production of the beautiful in a graphic or plastic medium. Craft (kr ft)n. · Skill in doing or making something, as in the arts; proficiency. · To make by hand. · To make or construct (something) in a manner suggesting great care or ingenuity....   [tags: Art]

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Hampton Roads' Interest in Breweris and Craft Beer

- ... The bottle is appropriately designed to look like a piece of the Great Dismal Swamp area (“O’Connor” NP). The nautical theme with the bottles is also significant due to Hampton Roads area being home to the world’s largest naval base, Naval Station Norfolk. Targeting the large military population in this area is a common marketing scheme for most local businesses. While this certainly aids the company in connecting to the identity of local consumers, there are further benefits to the designs....   [tags: nautical, women, virginia]

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The Writers Craft in Jane Eyre

- GCSE English/ English Literature Coursework An Examination of the Writers Craft in Jane Eyre. Jane Eyre was not merely a piece of 19th century fiction. It was a prototype in so many different ways. Charlotte Bronte was a revolutionary in the way she chose a female lead and the intimacy of first person narration. What was more abnormal was the fact that Charlotte Bronte was writing at all. During the period when she lived it was almost unheard of for a woman to do anything other than get married or become a governess....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]

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The Value of Art, Craft and Design in the Primary Classroom

- ... However not many decades ago art was believed to be for gifted and talented children, nowadays the majority of children are regarded as being creative (Barnes 2004). Educators aim to furnish young children for life in a rapidly changing society, where they can be original, responsive and rewarded, (Desailly 2012). In my recent school experience, I worked alongside a small class of special needs children, who all had severe needs and the use of art and design was one of the most commonly used foundation subjects, when it came to exploring a range of topics in the core subjects....   [tags: crafts, design, primary curriculum, creativity]

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Research Paper on Contemporary Craft Person Daniel Kuhn

- ... By working at the Wortendyke Studio and Gallery Kuhn was able to improve on his ceramics capabilities which then led to Kuhn enrolling at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2008. While in graduate school Kuhn’s sculptural had grown where he had practiced through trial and error which led to his success represented in Figure 1 and 3. “The artists that influenced my thesis work were Aline Favre, Toshiko Takeaezu, Claude Champy, Mark Luethold, and I am sure a few more.” When looking at the inspirations Daniel Kuhn has a passion to bring an oriental side to his craft, Kuhn’s pieces of work have both the side of craft and art seen in Figure 1,2,3, and 4....   [tags: ceramic artists]

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Banned Books: Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

- ... For example, in her article from the Toronto Star newspaper, Kelly Toughill explains that: “ To Kill a Mockingbird is about courage, about having the guts to do what you think is right when the community around you violently disagrees” (“Maybe Its Right to Kill Mockingbird”). Knowing to stand up for what is morally correct is something all people, not just children, should know to do and some people weren't raised knowing that, creating the need for an alternative teacher. Having more people in society that are aware of this and practice it will decrease the chances of unjust things going unnoticed in society....   [tags: discrimination, life lessons]

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Witch Craft

- Around the seventeenth century, the belief in witches and witch craft was almost everywhere. The Church of Rome, more than three hundred years ago, allowed punishments for the use of witch craft and after that thousands of suspected people were burned alive, drowned or hanged. In the sixteenth century, more than one hundred thousand accused and convicted people burned in the flames, in Germany. In England, enlightened men adopted the belief. The famous Sir Matthew Hale, who flourished during the civil war, the commonwealth and the period of the restoration of monarchy, repeatedly sentenced persons to death accused of witch craft....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Observation of Cabinet Meeting for a Craft Show

- Observation of Cabinet Meeting for a Craft Show I went to observe a meeting of an organization. This is an organization of select craftsmen who try and get there handcrafted wares to the public. The purpose of the meeting is to plan and organize craft shows and how they are going to get the people to come to the shows. The main topics of the meeting was craft shows and different items the members were going to try and sell to the public. The organization meets once a month to discuss any new business....   [tags: Papers]

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The Craft of the Cover

- There is nothing new under the sun. This could be considered to be the unofficial credo of the Postmodern movement, and it wouldn’t be an inaccurate statement to make. There are few universal themes; the pursuit of love, the satisfaction found in hard work, the youthful struggle against the status quo, the hatred of oppression and control being among those most often quoted, and there are only so many ways to package and repackage these messages in a fashion readymade for public consumption. Pop culture is like a melting pot for these ideas....   [tags: Music Artist]

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Import/Export Business For Hand-Made Craft

- Import/Export Business Plan Lisboa Este No. 10 – Parana Country Club Hernandarias, Paraguay CaNav Import/Export will be a start-up wholesale distribution company. This import/Export business will be run by owner Carlos Navarro as a Limited Liability Company. CaNav offers high quality products and provides excellent customer services for Paraguayan produced products. CaNav will offer these products imported directly from Paraguay, to big cities around the United States. The business will be located at Lisboa Este No....   [tags: Management Case Study Economics Import Export]

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Comedic Composition: Analyzing Each Aspect of Creating a Comedy Album

- Introduction: Every artist's dream is to have the world see their craft. For some, a canvas is their medium; for some, it's a stage to dance on. For comedians, the album is that blank slate to craft into their own. A comedian is given a recording opportunity and told to fill a certain period of time with their jokes. Every comic dreams of releasing an album; only few go out and reach that goal. I made my topic of interest stand-up comedy. This led directly into the making of a stand-up comedy album....   [tags: canvas, medium, craft]

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The Historical Evolution of Operations Management

- ... As a matter of fact, many companies still use today scientific management. During that same period, other pioneers supported and contributed to that movement. Franck Gilbreth created the motion study and together with Taylor, who also developed the stopwatch time study, created the time and motion study. This study developed into establishing standard times and standard methods consisting of techniques for improving work methods. Time and motion study throughout the years has been refined into a widely used method for improving and upgrading work systems called methods engineering and which is applied today in industrial and service organizations....   [tags: craft, mass, modern]

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Hycn: Encounter On The Dead Planet

- A smile flickered across her face as she realized why she agreed to come along with him. She’d agreed because it was an excuse to fly her anti-gravity fighter craft. She didn’t give a damn about exploring dead worlds and wandering planets. She wasn’t the touring kind; there was nothing interesting in exploring dead worlds. Not for her anyway. There definitely wasn’t anything worth writing home about out here on the dead planet, only ruins left behind by an alien civilization long dead. “I heard you loud and clear the first time.” A suprisingly deep but friendly amused voice came through the high definition 3D sound communications system installed into the ship....   [tags: ship, worlds, craft, planet]

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Making a Tissue Box Cover

- ... Determine the type of fabric to use for your tissue box cover. Fabric choices can easily be found on the Internet or at a local fabric supply store. Purchase a different style of fabric if you will be making more than one tissue cover. Create a template for the tissue box cover from computer paper. Position the tissue box on one piece of paper and trace around the bottom using a pencil. Repeat this process with each side of the box using a separate piece of paper. Make sure to add one-quarter inch to the height and width....   [tags: Craft, Decoration, Home]

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Robert Stevenson's Treasure Island

- ... The chapter ends with, “I found out that the lives of all the honest hands on board depended on me, and me alone.” Another example of suspense in Treasure Island is when the pirates and the honest hands are fighting and you do not know what the outcome will be. On page 171, the captain says “...before the hour’s out, as he said, we shall be boarded.” Suspense is used in Treasure Island multiple times to keep the plot moving. Another example of author’s craft used in Treasure Island is imagery....   [tags: author's craft, suspense, imagery]

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Women Statues in Early Byzantine and Tang Dynasty of China

- Marble Portrait Bust of a Woman with a Scroll in early Byzantine Empire and Figure of a Seated Court Lady in Tang Dynasty of China are two female statues presenting at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Although they come from different cultures and time periods, use different materials and manufacture techniques, they share some of the similarities. The most obvious, the intentions of their artists seem the same – to reflect the status of women in the society at their time. Both realistic and nonspecific figures, and were made in the golden age of arts, politics and economics, these two statues represent the highest level of craft making of each period....   [tags: reflection, religon, texture, society, craft]

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Hamlet’s Madness in Craft

- In Act I, Scene V, after hearing the ghost’s demand for revenge, Hamlet says in advance that he will consciously feign madness while seeking the opportune moment to kill Claudius. Therefore, it is hard to conclude that he coincidentally became insane after making such a vow. Hamlet’s supposed madness becomes his primary way of interacting with the other characters during most of the play, in addition to being a major device that Shakespeare uses to develop his character. Still, the question remains: Is Hamlet really crazy or just pretending....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Hamlet’s Madness in Craft

- In Act I, Scene V, after hearing the ghost’s demand for revenge, Hamlet says in advance that he will consciously feign madness while seeking the opportune moment to kill Claudius. Therefore, it is hard to conclude that he coincidentally became insane after making such a vow. Hamlet’s supposed madness not only becomes his way of relating to the other characters during the majority of the play, but also that which develops his character as throughout the play. Still, the question remains: Is Hamlet really crazy or just pretending....   [tags: Shakespeare]

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The Kayak: Earth's Beloved Vessel

- The Kayak: Earth’s Beloved Vessel The Kayak is one of the most versatile man powered water craft that has ever been around on the waters of planet Earth. The kayak can be used on a small pond, large lake, calm river, raging river, or the wide open seas. There are kayak variations for every situation, and their history and development have allowed these changes to be custom made for the type of paddling that can be done. Through the proper use of gear and technique, one can become a proficient kayaker in their desired realm....   [tags: Man Powered Water Craft, Water, Paddling]

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How Shakespeare Chose to Craft the Scenes Act 4 Scene 3 and Act 5 Scene 1 in Romeo and Juliet

- How Shakespeare Chose to Craft the Scenes Act 4 Scene 3 and Act 5 Scene 1 in Romeo and Juliet The Scenes Act 4 Scene 3 - Act 5 Scene 1 in “Romeo and Juliet” can be performed in a variety of different ways. However the way in which Shakespeare wrote the play and the literary devices that he used within the play such as imagery, characterization and certain theatrical devices can and will never change. The only way that these literary devices differ from performance to performance is the way in which they are portrayed and interpreted....   [tags: Papers]

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Creative Writing- Fastest Land Craft on Earth

- The sand was hot, my face dripping with sweat. Taking a drink of water I looked at the vast open desert that will be below me in only a few short moments. Preparing for years on end, I stepped in and sat down. Twisting knobs and setting switches, I flipped the ignition. The giant dual engines came to life with an enormous roar with the slight hint of a whistle. Sand swept into the sky creating a wicked dust storm. “30 second to launch!!” a man behind several computer screens shouted into the headset....   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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Causes Of The Salem Witch Craft Trials

- Witchcraft, Insanity, and the Ten Signs of Decay Since there never was a spurned lover stirring things up in Salem Village, and there is no evidence from the time that Tituba practiced Caribbean black magic, yet these trials and executions actually still took place, how can you explain why they occurred. The Salem Witchcraft Trials began not as an act of revenge against an ex-lover, as they did in The Crucible, but as series of seemingly unlinked, complex events, which a paranoid and scared group of people incorrectly linked....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Cognitions on Craft and Culture in "My Last Duchess"

- Loosely defined, poetry consists of compressed and regularly rhythmic statements. Thus the examination of meter, the means by which rhythm is measured and described, assumes great importance in the discussion of poetry. Scholars have attributed the discrepancy between our system of meter and the classical-Latin and Greek-system of meter to the Germanic origins of our language. Classical meter measured the length of the syllable. English language poetry, on the other hand, marks meter according to the pattern of "stressed and unstressed, or accented and unaccented syllables." Emphasis on particular syllables may come from the natural patterns of the words themselves or may come from the emph...   [tags: Poetry]

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The UFO Incident of Roswell, New Mexico

- ... Brazel would gather some of this debris to show family and friends. A few days after he would contact sheriff Wilcox of Chaves County. Once Wilcox had the information he needed, he contacted the Roswell Army Air Force Base, where Major Jessie Marcel was briefed to look into the crash. Once Marcel was briefed, this would be the beginnings of the Roswell alien conspiracy. Major Marcel was the intelligence officer for the 509th Bomb Group Stationed at the Roswell Army Air Force Base. He had taken multiple samples of the debris to show his family....   [tags: aliens, debris, craft, occupants]

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Tracking Metastasis and Tricking Cancer

- Carcinoma is a cancer that begins to develop in epithelial cells. These cells include the lining or tissue of an organ or in the skin (Australian Institute of Health Welfare & Australasian Association of Cancer, 2012). There are two types of carcinoma cells, basal cells and squamous cells (American Cancer Society, 2012). Basal cell carcinomas are the cells that develop in the basal cell layer of the epidermis (American Cancer Society, 2012). Squamous cell carcinomas are cells that are more likely to develop in the fatty tissue beneath the skin (American Cancer Society, 2012)....   [tags: Carcinoma, metastasis, cancer]

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Analysis of Two Human Rescource Management Papers

- Kappia, J. G., Dainty, A. R., & Price, A. D. (2007). Prioritising career development in relation to recruitment and retention: a trade and craft perspective. Construction Management and Economics, 25(3), 239-253. This research paper looks at the ongoing problem on construction skill shortage in the UK and that recruiting and retaining skilled workers is becoming difficult. It has been stated through a survey that trade and craft workers would like to progress their careers beyond their chosen speciality but are unable to due to poor career development pathways....   [tags: Human Rescource Management]

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Bobbie Ann Mason's Use of Metaphor in "Shiloh"

- Bobbie Ann Mason explores a relationship conflict in the short story “Shiloh.” Manson uses a metaphor of craft building as a way to tell the story of Leroy and Norma’s relationship. Craft show how easily an object is build and how a mistake can deform the outcome. In the story “Shiloh, craft building is used to display what takes place between Leroy and Norma. The craft building metaphor symbolizes Leroy wanting to restart his life and Leroy wanting to rebuild his life and Leroy wanting to rebuild his relationship with Norma....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Looking Deeper into the Creative Career of an Illustrator

- ... 22). One of the most well-known types of work done by illustrators might be drawing for comic books. Of course, illustrators have also been known to work with video games and animated movies (“Illustrator” para. 4). Formal schooling- college, that is -is not usually necessary for any kind of fine artist, though it is suggested, since taking classes at a university are guaranteed to improve skills (“Craft” para. 35). At least a high school diploma is preferred, as it is at almost all jobs not requiring a college degree (“Craft” para....   [tags: professional opportunities, career choices]

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Space Exploration: We Must Explore the Final Frontier

- What if Star Trek was no longer a piece of fiction and it was possible for mankind to colonize other worlds. Exploring the cosmos would be able to answer many questions about the unknown. Humans may already be within reach of this extraordinary feat. Some requirements for space travel are: a dependable source of energy, capability to cover large distances in a relatively short time, and ability to communicate with Earth from considerable distances ("10 Technology Innovations"). If life forms are involved, the craft must be able support life....   [tags: Space Exploration Essays]

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Introduction to Purposeful Activity

- Introduction to Purposeful Activity In Occupational Therapy (OT), ideas and theories go through various modifications. Practitioners dealing with Occupational therapy use craft as therapeutic mechanisms because people do feel that they are capable of accomplishing anything when they prove to themselves that they can do an art and compete it on their own. Crafts vary in their purpose; some deal with self care such as cooking, sewing, cleaning, and mending. Other crafts are generally meant to deal with a dysfunction faced compared to other crafts....   [tags: Health Care]

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The Undisputed Champions: A Critique on Modern Light Beer

- The Undisputed Champions: A Critique on Modern Light Beer Beer can punch your pallet harder than Muhammad Ali or dance delicately down your throat like a ballerina. Yet, over 85% of the American beer market consists of relatively identical products. America’s preference for generic bland-tasting beer was established not from skilled business practices or resourceful marketing; instead, it was the result of social trends and historical events, such as Prohibition and the Temperance Movement. Within the last several decades, the U.S....   [tags: alcoholic beverages, brew, lager]

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Popular San Diego Breweries to Try and Visit

- Brewing in San Diego has been a huge business. Known as the ‘Craft Beer Capital of America’, there are plenty of amazing <a href="http://www.georgianbaybooks.com/">San Diego breweries</a> that it seems like a new brew pub is opening every week. If you are planning a beer trip in San Diego, it can be overwhelming to choose which place to start. <B>A Bit of History</B> San Diego is home to America’s reigning top breweries of the year. San Diego brewing has began since the 1940s, when they started producing huge quantities, even supplying nearly 25% of beer for the state....   [tags: Southern California tourism]

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Hycn: Encounter On The Dead Planet

- Just several miles to the east, Xerla was still preaching to Kocz about religion when two blinking red dots appeared out of nowhere on her radar screens. Two mysterious crafts were approaching fast. If the crafts belonged to the Ekcyrien army, they could have displayed as green dots on the screen. But they didn’t, which made Xerla sure that it wasn’t safe to hang around. They had to get away fast. “Kocz - we got company, and they are coming our way very fast.” Xerla called out to her partner. “Who can it be, they definitely aren’t us.” Kocz replied, his eyes also on the scorpion’s screens....   [tags: crafts, pirates, ships, ufo]

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Abigail Williams in The Crucible by Arthur Miller

- Arthur Miller's play, The Crucible, is about the persecution of people falsely accused of being witches or believing in witches in Salem. Many people die in the village after a series of lies and unjust practices. Abigail Williams, after having had an affair with Proctor, begins this cycle of lies to make her feel more important in Salem. Her character includes both superiority and resentment throughout the play so far and the way she does it shows that she is rebelling against the compressed society....   [tags: Essay on The Crucible]

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The Bauhaus: The House of Construction

- The Bauhaus was a school for art, design and architecture founded in Weimar, Germany with a core objective “to reimagine the material world to reflect the unity of all the arts.” The Bauhaus intended to create products that were simple in design which as a result could be easily mass produced. The works produced by the Bauhaus were entirely diverse as there was no distinct “style.” Students began with a preliminary course that taught the basic Bauhaus theory and then were allowed to enter into specialized workshops....   [tags: school for arts, design, architecture]

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Analysis of Samuel Adams and Boston Beer Company

- The Boston Beer Company and Samuel Adams have both had a long history. Since the 1870s, six generations of the Koch family have been involved with beer. In the early 1980s, the seventh generations almost turned his back on the family business. After graduating from graduate school, Jim Koch wanted to stray always for the family business and seek a career in management consulting. After a short time in the consulting business, Koch decided that he just could not ignore his destiny to create a new, different beer....   [tags: beer industry, koch family, brewing company]

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The Little Mike 8 Class LCM Nicknamed Zippo

- She was born in the Marinette Marine Company yard in Wisconsin when her plates were cut. She was one of sixty five ordered for the United States Navy. Her War service life began in 1965 when designated for landing duties as an ATC, armored troop carrier, in Vietnam. As with most of the sixty five built she would be abused, and at times miss-handled, in the hands of others during her service. Although but just one of the many thousands of insignificant landing craft ever built she would instill an everlasting memory in those who served in her....   [tags: short story]

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The Crucible: Assumptions, Mob Mentality, Fear, and Blame

- A crucible is defined as a container made with metal or refectory material used for heating substances to a high temperature, but it can also be defined as a severe test or trial. So, how do witch hunts relate to both definitions. Back in 1641 England made witch craft a capital crime, so in 1692 when Abigail Williams claimed that she had seen women in her village working alongside the devil you can only imagine the hysteria and problems that came along with the false accusations and the beliefs of the puritan lifestyle....   [tags: Arthur Miller play analysis]

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The Importance of Merchants in Medieval Times

- ... Merchants had many tactics to make good money off of their goods. People who were skilled in a certain craft formed Merchant Guilds. Guilds were members of an association of merchants that made rules to maintain standards to protect the interest of its members. A big reason on why these guilds were formed is because competition would form between the craftsmen that were working on the same craft. Some would lower the prices on their goods to sell more of their products. They would also lower the quality of their products so that it was easier for the craftsmen to make more of them....   [tags: economic contributors, guilds]

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The Best Acrylic Paint To Buy

- Acrylic paints have become so very popular since its introduction into the public market in the 1950’s. For hundreds of years, the artist had to contend with the peculiarities of their chosen medium. The watercolorist had to contend with paintings very easily damaged by moisture, and the oil painter had to wait an interminable amount of time for his painting to dry. Acrylic paint ………….. Characteristics Acrylic, when thinned with water, becomes a watercolor paint that is permanent when dry. It offers a durability that traditional watercolor pigment could not provide....   [tags: Characteristics, Quality, Brands]

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Nathaniel Hawthorne's Literature During Early America

- Nathaniel Hawthorne's literature exhibits the influence of many factors. Much of his literature addresses Puritan culture in early America, commonly focusing on the shortcomings and hypocrisies that became apparent during the numerous witch hunts. Many of his works are allegorical, using the Puritan setting to portray his own ideas about ancestry, history, and religion. While The Scarlet Letter and House of the Seven Gables are among Hawthorne's most known works, he produced a large sum of work, including many famous short stories....   [tags: puritan culture, church, protestants]

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Stephen King's Guidebook: On Writing

- Stephen King’s “On Writing,” is a memoir of the author’s experiences as a writer and serves as a guidebook for those who choose to enter the craft of writing. Stephen King writes about his childhood and young adulthood, relating stories that made him the writer he has become. Stephen King then moves into the mechanics of writing, offering advice and insight into a successful career that has worked so well for him but remains distant for thousands of others. “On Writing – A Memoir of the Craft” is not written in the traditional textbook format....   [tags: mechanics, informal, practical]

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The History Of Arts And Crafts

- Ø The distinction between ‘Craft’ and ‘Design’ can be at times problematic explain what you understand these terms to mean, and illustrate their application in relationship to the work of one practitioner. The definition for craft is, the making of decorative or functional objects, generally by hand. Hand and power tools may be used, however, in making some craft items. The term crafts also refers to the objects made. The function of crafts is generally concerned with crafts as creative hobbies, practiced primarily in the home with a minimum of specialized equipment....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Mesoamerica and Complex societies

- which theory played the biggest part in transformation. Why did it occur in Mesoamerica. Mesoamerica went through a radical transformation since the adaptation of agriculture from their hunter-gather societies into reformed Mayan city states under the control of political hierarchies. The authenticities of these leaders was determined by surplus of goods, particularly maize which was a significant part of their culture and religious connections to the Mayan gods, goddesses and deities. This transformation initiated from Pre-Olmec Period to the Late Classic Maya Period....   [tags: Transformation, Theories, Urbanization]

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Mesoamerica and Complex Societies

- Mesoamerica went through a radical transformation since the adaptation of agriculture from their hunter-gather societies into reformed Mayan city states under the control of political hierarchies. The authority of these leaders was determined by surplus of goods, particularly maize which was a significant part of their culture and religious connections to the Mayan gods, goddesses and deities. This transformation initiated from Pre-Olmec Period to the Late Classic Maya Period. During this transformation period, Mesoamerica adopted new technology, implemented social identities and political reforms, established symbolic and religious meanings and improved intercity relations which all coincid...   [tags: Transition, Theories, Maya]

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Comparing the Salem Witch Trials and McCarthyism in America

- The Salem witch trials and the story of Joseph McCarthy are very similar; they both accused innocent people of doing things that were “bad” at the time. The Salem Witch trials were persecutions of men and woman on account of performing witchcraft. Two girls accused a woman of doing witchcraft and then the accusations continued, people accused other people to relieve their own punishment in a last ditch effort to save their lives, but it was in vein. After the witch trials were over “19 had been killed and an elderly man pressed to death under heavy stones”(Linder)....   [tags: American history]

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Identity in the Works of Eavan Boland and Seamus Heaney

- Identity in the Works of Eavan Boland and Seamus Heaney Many times poetry is reflective of the author’s past as well as their personal struggles. One struggle that poets write about is of identity and the creation, as well as loss, of individual identities. Using a passage from the essay Lava Cameo by Eavan Boland, I will show how two poets use their craft to describe their struggle with identity. Eavan Boland and Seamus Heaney both write poems which express an internal struggle with roles of identity and how they recreate their roles to fit their needs....   [tags: Lava Cameo]

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Madcap Case Analysis

- Madcap Case Analysis Problem Definition: Considering 4 elements of the marketing mix and the case discussion of the general trends in the industry, it seems that MCB is experiencing problem with place and determining its target market. The case provides many examples of the company's difficulties in gaining more retail locations, maintaining sufficient inventory level, and, the most important, improper positioning of its product, which impeded the MCB to reach its potential customers. Key Facts: <ul> <li> 95% of beer was distributed through a three-tier system: producer - wholesaler - retailer....   [tags: Marketing Management]

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The Technology of Landing on Mars

- The Technology of Landing on Mars While just traveling to Mars is a difficult task, landing on the planet has proved to be next to impossible, with only a small fraction of the attempted landings ending in success. Over the years there have been several different designs of Martian landers that have attempted to slip past the proverbial “galactic ghoul” protecting the planet Mars. However, few of these designs have fared successful at landing smoothly. These technologies have ranged from the original Viking using aero braking and rocket power, to the Mars Pathfinder mission’s novel air bag solution....   [tags: Computers Space Papers]

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Slavery in the South, as Described in Various Texts

- Slavery was a part of our history for hundreds of years. During the formation of the United States of America, slavery played a key role for the economy in the southern states. Many plantation farmers relied on slaves to manage household chores and work for crop farms in the fields. The story of “RUNNING A THOUSAND MILES FOR FREEDOM OR, THE ESCAPE OF WILLIAM AND ELLEN CRAFT FROM SLAVERY” is an extraordinary story of a husband and wife escaping the horrific lifestyle of slavery to be free in Philadelphia....   [tags: civil rights, african american history]

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The Legend of the Avro Arrow

- The Avro Arrow was Canada’s broken dream and it could have been one of Canada’s greatest aeronautical achievements. The cancelation of the Avro Arrow was a huge mistake that set Canada’s aviation industry back, which resulted in a Brain Drain to USA and was an act of Canada bowing to USA pressure. The Avro Arrow, an advanced, supersonic, twin-engine, all-weather interceptor jet aircraft developed by A.V. Roe of Canada in 1949, could have been many things. It might have become the fastest plane in the world, our best defense against Soviet bombers, the catalyst to propel Canada to the forefront of the aviation industry....   [tags: Canadian history, aeronautics]

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History of American Art Education

- Western culture had many important effects on the United States as a developing nation, and art education was no exception to this. In order to come to terms with the impact of Western culture on American art education, it is important to chronicle the progression of art education throughout Europe. Spanning centuries, the political, social, and economic development of European nations, each played an important role the philosophies of art education, which in the long run, affected American ideas concerning the subject....   [tags: Art Education ]

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Beer Battle Over Motion 414

- The state of Wisconsin is known for two things, our dairy and our beer. Even the state’s baseball team is called the Brewers. Craft brewers throughout the state have recently been under fire because of the recent state budget bill that has passed which included motion 414. This law ends the ability for micro-brewers to sell their beer directly to retailers. The new law is designed to keep MillerCoors competitive with Anheiser-Busch/In-Bev. This act will help major beer companies in Wisconsin at the unfair expense of micro-brewers who now will be forced to pay a 3rd party to sell their product....   [tags: Case Study]

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The Battle of Coral Sea

- The Battle of Coral Sea was the first major sea battle between allied fleet forces, including those of the United States and Australian Navies, and the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during World War II. Pivotal in terms of allied naval fleet operations during the war, the Battle of Coral Sea was also the first naval battle that featured opposing air craft carriers in close proximity to each other, resulting in air battles initiated by sea, rather than from traditional land bases. The following provides relevant details....   [tags: World War II]

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New Belgium Brewing: SWOT Analysis

- Strengths: 1) Stakeholders Since its conception in the early 1990, the facility has been moving toward employee-owned (Gorski, 2013). 2) Environmental impact Strives to be a leader in environmental responsibility 3) Marketing The company went with a new concept the “Follow your Folly where it relied on whimsical branding that evoked nostalgic and reflective memories” (Ferrell, 2010.pg 67/473). 4) Sustainability Strives to be the leader in micro brewing while maintaining the core values it started with and had employee buy in even before it went” 100 % employee owned in2013” (Gorski, 2013)....   [tags: social responsabilities, environmental impact]

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The Continued Space Race

- ... However, one major difference in scenery is that the focus soon faded from the immediate area around Earth and shifted to what is beyond. The closest of these being Mars, the farthest being the unknown; further than what was then Pluto. What lies beyond the Milky Way is yet to be discovered and much less explored by any man-made device. Nearly all experts agree that exploration of this area of the universe is not even remotely close to being reality. However, exploration and possibly settlement of Mars is not as distant as some people may suspect....   [tags: NASA, space corporations, SpaceX]

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Physics of Submarines

- Most people have some sort of familiarity with submarine crafts; most of which are most likely related to the navy. This is a very accurate depiction of submarines, as they are primarily used for this, however, they are used in areas of scientific research as well. The purpose of this web page is to go into the history of the submarine to see how it has developed over time. We will also look at how a submarine works, from a physics standpoint. The History of Submarines 332 BC Aristotle described a type of submersible chamber used by the sailors of Alexander the Great during the Blockade of Tiros....   [tags: physics sea ocean submarines]

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Open Boat, A Review

- Stephen Crane's Open Boat is a story about survival: a story about struggling to survive in a very hostile world. The story is a question of man's relationship to the world of nature that is completely overpowering. The four main characters were stuck in a ten-foot dingey. Being in a small dingey at a very doomed situation is the worst of all the worst scenarios; riding in a very small craft in turbulent waters is obviously a suicide. But what can they do. They have no choice. They have to stay alive....   [tags: Book Reviews]

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The Bauhaus School

- The Bauhaus was a school for art, design and architecture founded in Weimar, Germany with a core objective “to reimagine the material world to reflect the unity of all the arts.” Before the Bauhaus was established, fine arts were seen to hold a higher esteem than craftsmanship The Bauhaus intended to change this feeling about the arts. The Bauhaus wanted to create products that were simple in design which as a result could be easily mass produced. Of all the principles taught at the Bauhaus, form follows function summed up the schools main philosophy....   [tags: art, design, architecture, germany]

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How Urbanization Led to the Development of New Forms of Political and Social Organizsations in the Middel Ages

- Urbanization in the Middle Ages led to the development of new forms of political and social organisations. Do you agree with this contention. Discuss in relation to communes and guilds. The urbanization that occurred during the Middle Ages, particularly in the low countries of Europe and northern Italy during the eleventh and twelfth centuries brought together large numbers of people in close proximity, fostering communal bonds which manifested themselves in the development of the medieval commune and the merchant and craft guilds....   [tags: history, sociology, medieval Europe]

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Sell Diaper Cakes For Profit While Having A Great Time

- With total population estimations soon set to exceed seven billion people, the baby business really is booming. Maybe you're an expectant mother yourself or just a budding entrepreneur aching to stake your claim in a multi-million dollar business. Before you stock up on diapers and ribbon, you should first take the time to develop a practical strategy. You need just two ingredients to successfully sell diaper cakes; a unique product and large scale advertising. Many businesses launched with some of the most unique and well crafted baby items crash and burn, all because of the fact that no real strategy implemented....   [tags: Marketing ]

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Emily Dickinson's Poem, My Life had stood---a Loaded Gun---

- There are dangers and risks if you are a woman and a poet. With a poetic voice comes a vast amount of power. The knowledge and power women gain from their craft can be dangerous. It is dangerous in terms of addiction, the inability to go back to a point when ignorance was available. There is a moment of recognition as a female poet who uses her words with effect, words that possess immense power, that despite this power, as a woman you are still incapable of controlling how your words will be directed....   [tags: male and female roles, poetry analysis]

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Shareholder Reaction by C. Flammers

- Since the case study was written, New Belgium has added to its product line with beers divided into these different categories: Year Round, Seasonal, Revival, Hop Kitchen, and Lips of Faith (New Belgium Brewing, n.d.). NBB still calls Fort Collins, Colorado home (New Belgium Brewing, n.d.). However, in 2015 they will be opening up a location in Asheville, North Carolina to reach the East Coast (New Belgium Brewing, n.d.). They now are currently selling beer in 32 states, and produced 764,424 barrels of beer in 2012 (New Belgium Brewing, n.d.)....   [tags: year round, seasonal, revival, lips of faith]

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The Effects of Mulitcultural Management on the Work Environment

- Introduction The management of an organization plays an integral part in determining the direction and performance of the organization. The manner in which the management of an organization is handled has a profound effect on the organization. The success of an organization is dependent upon a flexible and skilled management and workforce. The management of an organization is responsible for shaping up the organizational behavior and ultimately the culture within the organization. Public management faces a multiple of challenges and opportunities, how the management deals with these issues translates to efficiency in management....   [tags: diversity, structure, policy]

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My Life and Participation in the Church

- “For I know the plans I have for you declares the lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11 from the bible) Since day one of my life, my faith is what gets me through each day. I centered my graduation project on something I care most about because I was involved with my church since I was born. Through activities like a spaghetti dinner in February, Easter fellowship the Saturday of Easter, vacation bible school during the summer, youth babysitting during Christmas, and Christmas caroling these are just a few things I participate in at my church....   [tags: religious beliefs and related activities]

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Impact of Tourism in the Caribbean

- According to the ‘World Tourism Organization’ (UNWTO), the tourism industry is one of the fastest growing sectors in the world, as it is estimated that by the year 2020, 7.8 billion people (roughly a quarter of the world’s population) will embark on a foreign trip (Bennett & Gebhardt 15). The Caribbean is said to be the most economically dependent on this industry, as the ‘Caribbean Tourism Organisation’ states that the industry forms the “economic backbone of most countries in the Region”(“Caribbean Tourism Industry” 1), implications for what tourism’s affect on the region have arisen and have prompted further research into matter....   [tags: social, cultural, environmental impact]

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Analysis of the Mars One Programs

- The idea to colonize Mars is thought to be a long shot but researchers believe it is possible. It’s crazy to think that one day there could be another planet like Earth. However, the researchers for the Mars-one program have been figuring out ways to do it. Mars is about 35 million miles away from the earth so one of the hardest parts of it all will be getting there (UCSB). To successfully colonize Mars you need to know; how to get there, who would go, and how to survive once you’re there. A lot of people think since Mars is much farther than the Moon that is would take a bigger spaceship to get there but this is not true....   [tags: colonize mars, mars one, red planet]

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Role of Industrial Designers in Sustainability

- Design is a powerful tool; it has influenced how society and the environment has evolved over time. Each design decision and product manufactured over the last century has slowly lead to the depletion of this planet’s resources. Thus it is vital for industrial designers to undergo thorough research and thought to understand the extent of their environmental and holistic impact their product will generate during the use and end of life stage. Each Industrial designer has the power to improve the global community by making smarter design decisions or contribute this disposable lifestyle....   [tags: Sutainable Design]

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The Many Forms of Art

- Throughout the cultural history of man, objects have been created to entertain, record, confront, enrich, clarify, communicate, reveal, to order and disorder, with or without a purpose. Yet the definition of what is art is obscure, we are able to recognise for ourselves but not express concisely what art is. Art has ‘a complicated network of overlapping series of similarities’ (Law, 2003) however there is not one feature that all art has in common. The classification of Art does not fit into the classic logic argument where to be defined as art the object must have a stated characteristic, as in the manner of classifying a dog, computer, house or boat....   [tags: Art]

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Medieval Medicine, Illogical and Superstition

- The middle Ages was a time action and great emotion. Almost all the European inhabitants became Christian, because of this, the church had a lot of control over the people. The church used the beliefs of the people to control them, collecting land and taxes and making laws. The Bubonic Plague spread to Europe, the plague killed about 75 million people of world died from one single cause. Many superstitions were created cause of the Black Death, generate idea that were thought to prevent the plague but really did....   [tags: Health]

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Response to Bitzer's Rhetorical Situation

- In The Rhetorical Situation, Lloyd F. Bitzer argues that what makes a situation rhetorical is similar to that which constitutes a moral action as he writes that, “an act is moral because it is an act performed in a situation of a certain kind; similarly, a work is rhetorical because it is a response to a situation of a certain kind”.(3) By defining the rhetorical situation in this way, Bitzer further contends that rhetoric is a means to altering reality. (4) It is through the use of discourse that one is capable of changing reality through thought and action....   [tags: Analysis, Bitzer]

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Analysis of First To Fight

- First To Fight begins with Krulak engaged in a conversation with a Gunnery Sergeant who was asked how the Marine Corps got the reputation of having one of the world’s greatest fighting formations. The GySgt replies “Well lieutenant they started telling everybody how great they were and pretty soon they started believing it”. The story goes on to talk about how there nearly wasn’t a Marine Corps. starts out with Marine Lieutenant General Holland M. Smith on the bridge of the command ship Mt. Olympus, off Iwo Jima on the morning of 23 February 1945 with Secretary of the Navy James Forrestal who said that the raising of our flag atop Mt....   [tags: Book Review, Military History]

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