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A Detailed Account of Typical American by Gish Jen's Life

- Typical American by Gish Jen The book Typical American by Gish Jen is a detailed account of a one, Ralph Chang’s life before he comes to America to chase his dream and after his arrival, the friends he makes and his struggles and achievements. Ralph and Grover are two main characters in the book and they are seen to have many differences but they have one main and major similarity which is their greed for money and their selfless desire to achieve the American dream. Ralph was a person who believed in hard work and always doing the right thing before he meets with Grover....   [tags: money, honesty, chinese immigrant]

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Give a critical account of Freud’s understanding of religion.

- Give a critical account of Freud’s understanding of religion. To answer the set question I will explore Freud’s Totem and Taboo looking at his theory of the primal horde and Oedipus complex and his theory on religion as an illusion. Also looking at Freud’s theory that religion is unhealthy psychologically. To conclude I will explore his relationship with Jung and the affect his criticism of Freud’s theory had on their professional collaboration. Freud’s interpretation of the totem as representing the father of the tribe returns again to Freud’s problems with his own father....   [tags: Psychology]

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Goffman’s account of modification of the “self” through performance

- Berger and Luckmann’s The Social Construction of Reality and Irving Goffman’s The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life analyze human interaction in the context of actions we perform and the meanings that such actions take in social environments. I will analyze Goffman’s account of modification of the “self” through performance within the context of Berger and Luckmann’s hypothesis. The theatrical performance metaphor looks at how socialization and experience affect the use of fronts, expressions, and expressions given off....   [tags: Psychology]

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A Critical Account of Freud’s Understanding of Religion

- Sigmund Freud; Father of the psychoanalytic school of psychology, was not a friend to religious belief. Freud’s understanding of religion, to put it bluntly, was that of an illusion. That is to say, not necessarily false, but developed in response to the need to overcome the conflict between our sexual natures and the nature of civilisation. From this, we can attempt to critique said theory in order to see how “valid” it really is in the face of religion. For Freud’s position to be truly valid, we have to prove that the Oedipus complex is a fully universal sexual trauma, and that buried trauma can really manifest itself in the form of religion....   [tags: Psychology]

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Kitcher’s Account is of Accepted Explanation but not Correct Explanation

- In his paper Explanatory Unification, Kitcher argues that the theory of unification is a better explanatory theory than the covering law model. Where unification represents the purpose of scientific explanation as having an objective insight, the covering law model proposes a subjective insight. I will first summarize Kitcher’s argument for unification. I will then assert that unification is vulnerable to the metaphysical problem of causal theory and correct explanations. I will show how this objection challenges unification in two ways by using David Lewis’ example of the non-unified world....   [tags: theory of unification vs covering law model]

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First Account Letters´Insight into Past Wars

- Did you know that warfare has changed a lot from 1770’s to the present. One way to show this is through letters at that time or website information online. Letters give you that first hand accounts from soldiers while websites give the summary of what happened. So in the next paragraphs I will show reasons how letters and website biographies relate to warfare in 18th century and the 19th century. They show what was different back then at that time. The first example is a letter from Ulysses Grant....   [tags: Warfare. Tactics]

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Exploring the Structure of Documentaries and Fictional Programs

- Exploring the Structure of Documentaries and Fictional Programs At first glance you would think that a fictional program and a documentary couldn’t be more dissimilar from each other, but they do have their similarities. Naturally sometimes these two types of program are different in the way they do things due to the message they are trying to get across or the mood they are trying to set but methods they use to achieve these things are much the same. They both share the same camera techniques to achieve the same effects when filming; using close up shots to show emotion, far out shot to show a landscape and also the medium distance to give a balance of the two....   [tags: Papers]

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Personal Non-Fictional Writing

- Personal Non-Fictional Writing It was the summer of 2002 Friday 13th July to be exact. I knew a couple of months before that my mum and dad were going on holiday in the caravan, but I was only willinh to go if I could take a friend with me. They eventually agreed to it, so I asked Quinny. Quinny had to work the morning of Saturday 14th July but that was ok, because we werent leaving till after dinner and he had brought all he neede for the holiday up the night before. We were all ready for off at about 1 o'clock on the Saturday, I was expecting a long journey as I had been to the same campsite the year before and it takes about three hours on a good day....   [tags: Papers]

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The Account

- The following three days passed by without Karl and Carol reaching any definite conclusion or solution about their investment. On Thursday, they were invited by the Davidson’s to a dinner party celebrating their twenty-second wedding anniversary. It was a small party, attended by around fifteen couples, and by 11PM. the party was in full swing, with the thirty odd guests mingling, drinking and discussing various topical subjects and gossiping, as is always the case in parties like this. The topic under discussion was about the rise in cost of living especially rents and how difficult it was to save nowadays....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Clean Cut Misfit - Fictional Writing

- Clean Cut Misfit - Fictional Writing "Jason, it's for you!" called Mrs Davis from downstairs. Jason opened an eye. He groaned. Mrs Davis walked up the stairs with the cordless telephone in her hand. Jason opened the other eye. Mrs Davis opened Jason's bedroom, only to find him lying on the floor in a heap. She looked up, and rolled her eyes at Jason's blue curtains, closed. Jason had fallen out of bed, and was lying on the floor, on top of his quilt. "Come on, get up!" Mrs Davis was stood above Jason like a giant....   [tags: Papers]

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The Effects Of Accounts Receivable Turnover Ratio

- Cabela’s experienced a large decrease of 30% in accounts receivable in 2009 before a 48% increase in 2010. Recently in 2014 they have seen a 45% increase in their accounts receivables. The accounts receivable turnover ratio is used to calculate how efficiently a firm uses its assets. As Cabela’s has grown, so has its accounts receivable turnover ratio. From 2005-2014 Cabela’s AR turnover ratio has increased 154.89%, largely due to their expansion over the 10 year period. Cabela’s Days Sales Outstanding ratio has seen a large decrease over the 10 year period....   [tags: Accounts receivable, Balance sheet]

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The Importance of Stories In Haroun And The Sea Of Stories

- The Importance of Stories In Haroun And The Sea Of Stories To many people stories are just a way to pass time, to escape from reality, that they do not serve any real purpose. However in Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie If there are no stories then many of the characters lives would be changed drastically Fictional stories are important to the Khalifa family since they rely on them for a career and emotions to their lives. The stories that Rashid tells make many people trust in him and like him because he always “admitted that everything he told them was completely untrue and made up” (Rushdie 20) and, because people had trust in him the politicians would want him to tell...   [tags: fictional stories, Rashid Khalifa]

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Writing Effective Combat Scenes The Stormtrooper Effect

- Writing Effective Combat Scenes A combat scene that is well-written and well thought out adds excitement and tension to a story, whether it’s hand-to-hand combat between mortal enemies or an all-out four-army control-of-the-world skirmish of Tolkien magnitude. Writing a combat scene can be a complex process that may or may not work out, following a few simple rules can ease the headache a little by at least knowing which pitfalls to avoid. The decision to insert a fight scene into your plot should not be taken lightly....   [tags: story, fictional guns, battle]

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Some Detriments of Reality Television Shows

- Some Detriments of Reality Television Shows Reality television shows dominate many television networks today. There are reality television shows enjoyed by virtually every age-group. However, many people are unaware of the truth behind reality television shows. They are unaware of the planning and prearranged situations that occur in most "reality" shows. Reality television shows pose some important detriments for society, which include presenting contrived situations as reality, promoting unethical values, and presenting humiliation as a form of entertainment....   [tags: reality tv, fictional programing]

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How Flexible Savings Accounts Work

- Flexible savings account (FSA) referred to by the IRS publication 969 as Flexible Spending Arrangements, is a program that set aside monies to reimburse employees for their medical expenses. These funds are established voluntarily by an employer to keep as pre-tax dollar for their employees medical and health related expenses. Pre-tax money benefits the employee because it decreases his tax liability. There are distinct problems if you terminate your employment, but there are strategies to help you eliminate some of the negative problems....   [tags: Flexible savings accounts,]

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Il Mio Carso by Scipio Slataper

- Trieste has been a city bound by ever changing boundaries, rulers and territory since the 18th century. It has constantly been confused and altered by rulers like Tito, empires like Austria-Hungary and the struggles between the Eastern and Western bloc of Europe post Second World War. The city has succumbed to this confusion, reflecting great ambiguity to the identity and national belonging of its people. Trieste embodied the boundaries placed upon them along with the limitations these boundaries placed on its people, and created the meeting place of artists and writers through the 18th and 19th centuries....   [tags: Trieste, fictional autobiography]

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How Flexible Savings Accounts Work

- Flexible savings account (FSA) referred to by the IRS publication 969 as Flexible Spending Arrangements, is a program that set aside monies to reimburse employees for their medical expenses. These funds are established voluntarily by an employer to keep as pre-tax dollar for their employees medical and health related expenses. Pre-tax dollar benefits the employee because it decreases their tax liability. There are distinct problems if you terminate employment, but there are strategies to help you eliminate some of the negative problems....   [tags: Flexible Savings Accounts, ]

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The Phenomenon of Fan Fiction

- A superhero is a type of fictional personality having unusual talents and powers. They most often appear in books of comics. After their triumph in the printed district, they have been featured in novels, TV series, radio serials, movies, and any other media. Most of them appearing in other media are tailored from comic strips, but exceptions and changes are common. Superheroes have had the typical characteristics of being athletic, tall, attractive and knowledgeable. A phenomenon refers to a circumstance, an occurrence or a fact that is perceptible by the senses....   [tags: hero, fictional personality, hobbies]

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How to Maximize Your Earnings on Google Adsense

- Well, no doubt Google Adsense is the best CPC network on the web at present time to earn money online by placing their ads on your blog or website. Its also the main source of most of the bloggers to monetize their blog with and get some good income but the problem is that when the newbies get entered in the world of blogging they usually don't know much about Google Adsense and so they don't know much how to use these ads effectively to maximize their earnings and sometimes it becomes a lot mess for them....   [tags: bloggers, account, blog]

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RBS Computer Failure 'Caused by Inexperienced Operative in India'

- ... In the competitive advantages there many types of competitive advantages that are include in the firms cost structure, distribution network, product offerings and customer support. For the IT/IS, it is the customer support and distribution network. Comparative advantage argues that free trade works even if one partner in a deal holds absolute advantage in all areas of production that is one partner makes products cheaper, better and faster than its trading partner. Comparative advantage stipulates that countries should specialize in a certain class of products for export, but import the rest even if the country holds an absolute advantage in all products....   [tags: client, access, account, outsourcing]

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Some Behavioral Interview Questions. Selection Criteria Sucks

- This is a questionnaire completed by Jody Doe (names have been changed to protect identity,). Jody wanted to apply for a Payroll/Account Officer position at a local school. She filled out this questionnaire, we wrote the criteria, she was one of the five candidates out of hundreds of applicants that got an interview. Her winning criteria is listed after this questionnaire.. Q. Describe a problem you recently solved at work. What was the problem. How did you solve it. What was the result. I had a problem where the boys would forget to send their timesheets in in time for payday....   [tags: payroll, account officer]

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Why Do Employers Check your Facebook and Twitter Before Hiring You?

- Almost everyone today has a Twitter or a Facebook, mainly younger people, who do not think that what they post now could affect them many years later down the road. (Driscoll) Many Employers and college professors will look someone up on Google, Twitter, or Facebook. They do this to see if the Employee or Future College Student will fit in well with the work place. (Luckerson) Some people think this is unfair, your Facebook should not determine whether or not you get into college. People deserve privacy, if you walk into a college interview and they ask you to hand over your Facebook password does that seem fair....   [tags: privacy, personal account]

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Bleachers by John Grisham

- Is it possible for a fictional novel to have the characteristic elements to make the reader believe that it is nonfiction. In the novel, Bleachers by John Grisham, we witness a disoriented former high school all-star quarterback make a return to his hometown after many years as he tries to figure out the feelings he has for his former Coach. The novel takes place in a small town called Messina, where the biggest events to happen are high school football on a Friday night. Other than Spartan football, the small populated, Messina does not have much going for them besides hearing about the latest news and gossip spread with the locals....   [tags: Fictional Novel, Analysis]

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Fictional Elements Of ' St. Lucy 's Home For Girls Raised By Wolves

- There are many fictional elements that are important when it comes to short stories. These elements help the reader understand the story in more depth, and help to gain a better understanding of what the author’s purpose is. One of these elements is setting. Setting is the time and place in which a story takes place, it can help determine the mood, influence how characters’ act, change the dialog in the story and can reflect how the characters interact in society. In the short story, “St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves” the setting is a very important element to show the development of the girls and how they changed throughout the story....   [tags: Fiction, Short story, Short stories]

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A Comparison of Infamous, Jeffrey Dahmer and Fictional Character, Hannibal Lector

- The infamous Jeffrey Dahmer and Hannibal Lector have been looked at multiple times and no one can get an exact reason as for why they ever committed such insane crimes. Although one is a fictional character and the other is real the common characteristic they share is a psychopathic personality. Most doctors can agree that psychopathy is a mental illness opposed to a choice of character unlike other criminals. They all tend to agree on that specific issue, researchers and doctors are unaware of proper treatments or if psychopathy is treatable....   [tags: phychopathy, murderers, criminals]

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Bleachers, by John Grisham

- In John Grisham’s, Bleachers, this fiction story takes us through a small town in Messina, Mississippi. Everyone who is anyone attends their local high school football games. Thousands of locals come to the Friday night football games to watch the Messina Spartans play each week. Bleachers takes place in a present time setting in which former players talk about past games. The legendary coach of the Messina Spartans is getting close to the end while the former players await his death. Former players from different years are sitting on the bleachers of Rake Field talking about past games and memories....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Fictional Story]

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Mark Twain's Illustrated Books

- Illustrations were an integral part of Mark Twain’s published works. They embellished his stories, informed the reader, and often reflected his humor. However, today’s fictional novels rarely include illustrations beyond the cover and fly leaf. In a digital publishing world, illustrations often do not translate well to the digital format. My research paper will delineate the reasons that illustrations were relevant and necessary for the 19th century publication and why they are less relevant in the digital age....   [tags: fictional novels, drawings]

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The Body as Anstoss in Sartre's Account of Constitution

- The Body as Anstoss in Sartre's Account of Constitution ABSTRACT: Of all the German idealists, Jean-Paul Sartre refers the least to Fichte-so little in fact that there have been long-standing suspicions that he was not even familiar with Fichte's writings. It is perhaps ironic, then, that Fichte's writings are as helpful as they are for clarifying Sartre's views, especially his views on subjectivity and inter-subjectivity. Here I want to look closely at a key concept in Fichte's mature writings: the concept of the Anstoss, a concept which Dan Breazeale has called "Fichte's original insight." Fichte introduces the Anstoss, or "check," to explain why the I posits the world as it does....   [tags: Jean-Paul Sartre Philosophy Existentialism]

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Account For the Success of the Bolsheviks in October 1917

- Account For the Success of the Bolsheviks in October 1917 At the beginning of 1917 most of the Bolsheviks were in exile but by the end of 1917 the Bolshevik party had not only consolidated control of Moscow and Petrograd, but they were also advancing on the rest of the country. This success was due to several linked factors; the Bolshevik policy of non-cooperation, weakness of the Provisional Government, division of alternative opposition, Lenin's leadership skills, the power of the Petrograd Soviet and Trotsky as its leader, failure on deliver of land reform and the oppressed, armed workers in Petrograd....   [tags: Papers]

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An Account of ATP Production in Living Organisms

- An Account of ATP Production in Living Organisms All cells must do work to stay alive and maintain their cellular environment. The energy needed for cell work comes from the bonds of ATP. Cells obtain their ATP by oxidizing organic molecules, a process called cellular respiration. Glucose is the primary fuel molecule for the cells of living organisms. Every living organism must do cell respiration. Most eukaryotic organisms are aerobic. Aerobic respiration is required in order to obtain enough energy (ATP) from the oxidations of fuel molecules to survive....   [tags: Papers]

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Early Sartre: Unsatisfactory Account of Alterity

- Early Sartre: Unsatisfactory Account of Alterity ABSTRACT: This paper critically examines the way in which Sartre dealt with the problem of alterity in his early works, proposing that Sartre presented an unsatisfactory account of alterity in his first philosophical work entitled The Transcendence of the Ego, though his study of imagination offers ample opportunities to re-examine the question of alterity and to arrive at a more adequate formulation of the way in which the self relates to the other....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Essays]

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Strategic Account Management : Customer Value Creation Through Customer Alignment

- For this paper I chose an article from the Journal of Business and Industrial Marketing, which is titled Strategic account management: customer value creation through customer alignment. Account management can be defined as “being the management of dedicated sales and/or marketing processes directed towards important customers” (376 Bauwen/Gosselin). The account management strategy is important to a firm because it determines the plan in acquiring and developing their customers. The authors in the article give new classifications for account management based on the interaction between the seller and customer....   [tags: Marketing, Customer service, Business]

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Check Allahabad Bank Account Balance Enquiry Via Sms And Missed Call

- Check Allahabad Bank Account Balance Enquiry Via SMS and Missed Call The Allahabad bank is most familiar and leading bank in the country of India. And this bank was found in the year of 24th Aril 1865 through the group of Europeans at the city of Allahabad in India. At that occasion structured industry, banking and trade started taking shape in India. It is the oldest nationalized bank with the rich knowledge in extending different banking solutions to its valued clients since 1865....   [tags: Bank, Cheque, Online banking, Credit union]

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Installing Wordpress More Than Once On Your Hosting Account

- How To Install WordPress More Than Once on Your Hosting Account WordPress is one the most popular open source content publishing platform used by many blogging and business websites all over the word. It’s not only simple to use with plugin stability and autonomy, but also comes with multisite option with the ability to host more than one WordPress on the same account. While beginners may need only one WordPress account to get their online business running quickly and easily, some may find it necessary to install WordPress more than once in their hosting account....   [tags: Web hosting service, Website, Web hosting, MySQL]

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The play A Memory of Lizzie is a fictional look at the childhood years

- The play “A Memory of Lizzie” is a fictional look at the childhood years of the infamous murderess Lizzie Bordon The Memory of Lizzie Bordon The play “A Memory of Lizzie” is a fictional look at the childhood years of the infamous murderess Lizzie Bordon. Set in America the late eighteen hundreds, the play takes place in an average middle class neighbourhood in Massachusetts at that time. The play takes place in an average suburban school, and the characters are (or at least the children of) moderately wealthy people....   [tags: Drama]

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Analysis of Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account by Dr. Miklos Nyiszli

- ... In my honest opinion the only thing I could think of that could provide more detail is an autobiography by Mengle himself but he’s been deceased now for over 30 years so this is as close as we can without a discovery of a hidden non-medical but personal journal. For the next year Nyiszli was Mengele's right hand man, being an Austrian doctor Nyiszli had the medical skills and it saved his life but also gave him memories that will be embedded forever. The beginning of the book starts off on in May of 1944 on the train ride to Auschwitz after 4 days he reaches his destination....   [tags: medical, jews, research]

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Wells Fargo Pay $ 185 Million Fine Over Account Openings

- Wells Fargo to Pay $185 Million Fine Over Account Openings According to our text, a customer’s contact with a business, or its products, initiates the formation of that customer’s evaluation, the level of customer satisfaction, of that business and its products, which is based on that customer’s pre-established expectations (Levens, 2012, p. 71). Definitively, customer satisfaction is the degree to which a product meets or exceeds customer expectations (Levens, 2012, p. 71). A company must manage customer’s expectations of their brand; and the delivery, execution and status of its products and services....   [tags: Bank, Cheque, Wells Fargo, Retail banking]

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Different Theories Proposed to Account for the Iron Age Bog Bodies

- There are numerous unanswered questions surrounding the Northern European Bog Bodies phenomenon including "How, or why, or even when, the bodies became immersed in quagmires." (Turner, R.C, Scaife, R.G (ed.),1995,p.169). Despite vast amounts of evidence there are still no easy answers that account for the Iron age bodies. However there are four main competing theories providing possible causes including: the Sacrifice theory, Punishment theory, Boundary theory and the Accidental death theory. All these competing theories will be further examined and critically analysed throughout this text allowing us to depict the most convincing and plausible solution for the mystery of the Iron Age Bog B...   [tags: sacrifice, punishment, boundary, accidental death]

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Analysis Of Gerda Weissmann Klein 's Personal Account Of Her Experiences

- Gerda Weissmann Klein’s personal account of her experiences during Germany’s invasion of Poland and of the Holocaust illustrated some of the struggles of young Jewish women at the time in their endeavors to survive. Weissmann Klein’s recount of her experiences began on September 3, 1939, at her home in the town of Bielitz, Poland, just after Nazi troops began to arrive and immediately enforce their policies on Polish Jews. On that night, which had only been the beginning for her and her family, Jews within Nazi Germany had already felt the effects of Adolf Hitler’s nationalist ideals for almost five years....   [tags: Nazi Germany, Germany, Jews, The Holocaust]

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Analysis Of Lev 's ' The System Of Software And An Account Of The Effect On All Of Us

- William Miller SVA MFA Bob Bowen Spring 2016 Lev Manovich’s Software Takes Command is the genealogy of software and an account of the effect that it’s had on all of us. This includes what he calls the “softwarization” of media which started with taking existing media and replicating its function using software to “create, store, distribute and access cultural artifacts.” Over the last 30 years our old media technologies such as record/cassette/CD players, film cameras, VHS, DVD, floppy disks have all been replaced by media software and despite this radical shift in our concept of media, we know next to nothing about how we got here....   [tags: Computer program, Software engineering]

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An Accurate Historical Account of Alexander the Great in Flavius Arrianus Xenophon's The Campaigns of Alexander

- ... Alexander then sets his sights on Egypt. Natives along the route of Alexander the Great’s conquests had little opposition to the fleet of Greeks securing the countries. This allowed for several conquests in a short amount of time. Alexandria is one example of the cities Alexander the Great founded throughout his expansion. As Alexander the Great moved throughout Egypt he was crowned pharaoh, causing him to see himself as a god. This caused a downfall in his general appearance to the Greeks. This is due to the notion of Alexander being a god going against the Greek religion....   [tags: Greek, throne, empire]

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Elements Of The Entity 's Accounts Receivable Subsystem

- Elements of the entity’s accounts receivable subsystem Bella Boutique is a business in Wellington that is managed by Tony. Bella Boutique earns half of its income by selling clothes and accessories on credit. Bella Boutique offers credit, but not to all customers, as the potential credit customer has to fill out a credit application form. The credit application form states the person’s name, date of birth which is the most important as it helps to verify the correct customer, employment and place of residence amongst other things....   [tags: Debt, Money, Payment, Accounts receivable]

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Wisdon from Book Heroes and Heroines

- WISDOM FROM BOOK HEROES AND HEROINES Apparently, fictional characters are more influential than the general public give them credit for. As a matter of fact, people tend to seek company from them when they feel like disconnecting from reality or it can just be one of the undying habits that let someone temporarily get a taste of an entirely different life. The world of fiction is something we certainly know as a product of a wild imagination, an output of creativity that's meant to entertain an audience but it is also a tool used to impart knowledge and serves as a source of inspiration at the same time....   [tags: living vicariously through fictional characters]

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Multiple Forms Of Assessment Must Be Taken Into Account Within The Classroom And On A State Level

- Multiple forms of assessment must be taken into account in the classroom and on a state level. They heavy preoccupation with reading and math readiness skills and abilities in early years of schooling is causing a shift away from focusing on emotional development and other cognitive needs. Standardized measures of determine a students’ readiness to pass on to the next grade is often detrimental and causes tracking to easily occur. Instead of normed, standardized tests being the only measurement tool for decision-making, authentic assessments (such as student exhibitions, products, portfolios, performance tasks, etc.) is preferable....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Religion, Learning]

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The Factors That Are The Forces Within Individuals That Account For The Direction, Level, And Persistence

- This case study discusses motivations that are the forces within individuals that account for the direction, level, and persistence of a person’s efforts used at work. According to Schermerhorn, Osborne, Uhl-Bien, and Hunt (2012), the research of Motivational Theories is divided into two types of theories, content and process theories. Content theories focus on physiological and psychological deficiencies while process theories of motivation focus on how cognitive processes as thoughts and decisions with the minds of people influence their behavior....   [tags: Motivation, Victor Vroom, Expectancy theory]

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Collision between the Authorities of the General and State Governments on Account of the Indians

- It gives me pleasure to announce to Congress that the benevolent policy of the Government, steadily pursued for nearly thirty years, in relation to the removal of the Indians beyond the white settlements is approaching to a happy consummation. Two important tribes have accepted the provision made for their removal at the last session of Congress, and it is believed that their example will induce the remaining tribes also to seek the same obvious advantages. The consequences of a speedy removal will be important to the United States, to individual States, and to the Indians themselves....   [tags: tribes, indians, indian community]

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Academic And Professional Account Of An Ngo 's Take Over The Waste Management

- Academic and professional account The media looks at the results of having the NGO’s take over the waste management. However, the government can take the responsibility to be in charge of the waste collection to .ensure they can provide better conditions and wages for the Zabaleen. It may not be achievable over a short period but in the end they will have improved conditions. By so doing they will be able to improve their lives and offer better wages and education. Being in charge, will help them to establish even schools and health facilities for them to ensure they have a better life According to Malik, the Egyptian government can also make plans to make the Zabaleen’s work official in the...   [tags: Waste, Recycling, Waste management]

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Foreign Aid: Congress Should Shift USAID Funds to the Millennium Challenge Account

- Introduction: The Heritage Foundation is conservative think tank that does research and analysis of several policy issues in order to market their findings to policymakers in the Legislative and Executive branch, as well as the media and the academic community. On August 4, 2009, the Heritage Foundation published an analysis of the US foreign aid policy called Foreign Aid: Congress Should Shift USAID Funds to the Millennium Challenge Account. This article describes the flaws and weaknesses of the traditional aid model as implemented by the U.S....   [tags: Article Analysis]

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Does Aristotle’s Function Argument Offer a Convincing Account of the Human Good?

- The Nicomachean Ethics, written by Aristotle, represents his most important contribution within the field of Ethics; it is a collection of ten books, covering a variety of interesting topics, throughout the collection. Aristotle tries to draw a general understanding of the human good, exploring the causes of human actions, trying to identify the most common ultimate purpose of human actions. Indeed, Aristotelian’s ethics, also investigates through the psychological and the spiritual realms of human beings....   [tags: philosophy, ethics, eudaimonia]

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What Does It Mean? Do They Each Account For Where Social Problems?

- 1. What does it mean when we say that social problems may arise out of objective or subjective concerns. What are the differences between these two distinctions in how they explain problems. Objectivist believe a social problem only is measurable by problematic effect, meaning that only “harmful” things are problematic. Such as death, illness, or actions that have negative consequences. Subjectivist believe a social problem arise, if a definable group of people believe there is a social problem....   [tags: Sociology, Symbolic interactionism]

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Tony Judt 's Comprehensive Account Of Europe Following World War II

- Postwar, Tony Judt’s comprehensive account of Europe following World War II, covers each European nation and the social, political, and economic issues that arose in the following WWII. The majority of Judt’s book focuses on the influence of countries like England, France, and Germany as leaders in political, economic, and military affairs. However, states like Spain, Sweden, and the Netherlands are given proper consideration as integral components of the complex interdependent community that is Europe....   [tags: Netherlands, European Union, Pim Fortuyn, Belgium]

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Facebook Ads Explained

- Overview: A lot of you out there must have heard the buzz that internet marketing is creating these days and some of you might have thought – “Can I benefit from such marketing?” Well the answer is yes u can. Any one with the right tools, service provider and a bit of knowledge can increase their business with internet marketing or online advertising. One such service provider is Facebook. Internet marketing services offered by Facebook are commonly referred] to as Facebook Ads. In this article we will arm you with all the technical know-how you need to set up your account and start promoting your business....   [tags: account, bussiness, promoting, ad]

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The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914

- The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914 is historian Christopher Clark’s account of the events in Europe that lead to World War I. Clark immediately sets the stage in Serbia by giving an account and background of the brutal assassination of King Alexander, Queen Draga and the oppressive Minister of War in June 1903 dubbed the Serbian “Revolution” by British Minister in Belgrade George Bonham. From this scene one can see the shadow powers emerge from the Radical Party that had won absolute majority of Skupstina seats in July 1901....   [tags: Christopher Clark's account, book review]

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The Role Of Regulation And Its Effect On The Consumer Economy

- The role of regulation has been a large driver for the increase of Fintech companies / investment Regulations are trying to strike a balance between innovation and protecting the consumer Increased willingness for consumers to trust sensitive aspects of their lives to upstart companies After years of increased regulation for banks, we expect the pendulum to swing to Fintech firms in the coming years Select Fintech companies have experienced growth simply through regulatory and interest rate arbitrage The banking industry has lagged on improving customer experience and has seen declining engagement through traditional channels Reduced fees and improved access catalyzed through Fintech compan...   [tags: Balance sheet, Asset, Deposit account]

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Albert Camus' The Outsider

- Albert Camus’s novel The Outsider is a fictional narrative that presents strong philosophical themes such as the irrationality of the universe and meaningless of human life. Throughout the novel it is clear that the narrator and protagonist – a young man named Meursault – is the only character that is able to understand and appreciate these ideas or philosophical truths. It is for this reason that he is an outsider. Accordingly, other social groups, including women, are represented as shallow as they constantly attempt to identify or create rational structure and meaning in their lives – Camus’s notion of absurdity....   [tags: fictional narrative, themes, lietrary analysis]

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Who is Nathaniel Hawthorne?

- “Let men tremble to win the hand of a woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart” is one of my favorite quotes that Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote from the Scarlet Letter. Nathaniel Hawthorne was an American writer, that wrote fictional stories. He was a gifted writer that was influenced to use his gift by a well known man, with the name of Ralph Waldo Emerson. I believe Nathaniel had an talent to make stories rhyme with detail, that sets the scene in your very, own mind. Hawthorne had a interesting life, he enjoyed writing short stories, like Twice-Told Tales”(that he had wrote in 1837), and reading....   [tags: Writer, The Scarlet Letter, Fictional Stories]

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The Dexter T.V. Show

- Dexter Morgan is a fictional character from the TV show, Dexter. The show tells a story of a man named Dexter, who is a brilliant blood spatter analyst by day and a serial killer of criminals by night. Throughout the day, he stalks his victims and at night he captures them and follows a code of conduct and ritual set by his adopted father before killing them. To figure out what diagnosis to give Dexter, an analysis of his childhood must be conducted. Dexter has no clear memory of his biological family, but was very close with his adoptive family, the Morgans....   [tags: fictional character, the code, dexter morgan]

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Anne of Green Gables

- A fictional story written by the wonderful author Lucy Maud Montgomery, takes place mostly on the lovely Prince Edward Islands in Canada. This story is about a fare skinned, very thin, red headed orphan girl with a wild imagination. She goes through the world looking for “kindred spirits,” meeting “bosom” friends and school foes. Let’s take a look at Anne’s life in “Anne of Green Gables”. After her parent died of fevers, Anne was taken in by Mrs. Thomas, since her parents both came from far away and none of her relatives lived close by....   [tags: Lucy Maud Montgomery fictional story]

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Account of the Travels, Sufferings and Persecutions of Barbara Blaugdone

- Account of the Travels, Sufferings and Persecutions of Barbara Blaugdone The title of Barbara Blaugdone’s memoir is An Account of the Travels, Sufferings and Persecutions of Barbara Blaugdone, with “travels” highlighted by its enormous size. Indeed, when reading the book the reader is perhaps most struck by Blaugdone’s excessive, nearly constant travel habits. It may even be argued that at its heart the book is a travel narrative and not a memoir or even a religious account. She traipses about the seas around the British Islea, not only in England but also venturing to Ireland to proselytize and preach to those yet untouched by the Quaker message....   [tags: Quaker Philosophy Religion]

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The Consumer and the Checking Account Fairness (CCAF) Act

- The Consumer and the Checking Account Fairness (CCAF) Act Near the end of 2004, the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act (Check 21) went into effect, bringing with it mixed opinions on what consumers and bankers alike could expect. The now law dealt with the exchange of digitized checks opposed to physical checks, and decreased processing time drastically. The belief among many circles was that checks would begin to bounce en masse, and that the consumer would be impacted in a drastic way....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Plato’s Republic: Justice and Injustice in Thrasymachus' Account

- Plato’s Republic: Justice and Injustice in Thrasymachus' Account ABSTRACT: This paper has a two-fold task. First, I show that there are three types of individuals associated with the Thrasymachean view of society: (a) the many, i.e., the ruled or those exploited individuals who are just and obey the laws of the society; (b) the tyrant or ruler who sets down laws in the society in order to exploit the many for personal advantage; (c) the "stronger" individual (kreittoon) or member of the society who is detached from the many and aspires to become the tyrant....   [tags: Plato Republic]

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In Defence of Marx's Account of the Nature of Capitalist Exploitation

- In Defence of Marx's Account of the Nature of Capitalist Exploitation ABSTRACT: According to Marx, "at any given epoch of a given society, [there is] a quantity of necessaries [recognized as] the necessaries of life habitually required by the average worker." The variations in the type and amount of goods recognized as necessary for life between different epochs and different societies is due to the different 'physical conditions' and to the different 'degrees of civilization' and 'comfort' prevalent....   [tags: Philosophy Market Philosophical Essays]

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Freud and Nietzsche - an Account for the Role of Memory in Our Lives

- One of the main concerns of contemporary philosophy has been the role of the memory in the life of the individual and the group, or more precisely - the lack and excess of memory. Memory is something very unreliable, because it causes the same kind of decay that invades our physical bodies, undermining the identity of every individual and every society. Even though human identity is based on historical memory, neither individuals, nor societies should be limited in categorical way by it and the importance of forgetting should not be diminished....   [tags: Psychology]

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Marx's Account of the Relationship Between Technological and Political Change

- Marx's Account of the Relationship Between Technological and Political Change "The windmill will give you a society with the feudal lord, the steam mill a society with the industrial capitalist.[1]" This quote, from Marx’s Poverty of Philosophy, shows us that there is a link in Marx’s writing between technological change, or the methods of production, and political change, or the structure of society. One of the most important concepts used by Marx to show this relationship is his idea of ‘historical materialism’ and all forms of change must be set in the context of this version of history....   [tags: Papers]

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An Account of Racial Inequality in Langston Hughes' Freedom Train

- An Account of Racial Inequality in Langston Hughes' Freedom Train "Freedom Train" by Langston Hughes is a powerful and eye-opening account of racial inequality in the early Twentieth century. Hughes poem is filled with a sense of irony but also hope towards the future. This tongue-in-cheek look at the so-called "Freedom" Train is a powerful image. Langston Hughes included important ideas in a simple and original way. Hughes was writing at the height of the Harlem Renaissance and his focus remained on issues faced by African Americans, but he did not dwell on the injustices....   [tags: Hughes Freedom Train Essays]

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A Critique of Arguments Against Taking Future Generations Into Account

- A Critique of Arguments Against Taking Future Generations Into Account In doing the readings for this week, I noticed that there were few arguments in favor of ignoring concern for future generations. A large percentage of the authors seemed to feel that it is our moral responsibility to at least take the well being of future generations into account in our decision-making (Note: these authors also provided us with powerful arguments as to why we have a moral obligation to future generations)....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]

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Account of My Village in the Style of Bill Bryson

- Account of My Village in the Style of Bill Bryson Me, I am from nirvana. Another term would be to describe it would be a thriving cesspit. Many consider this place to be the economic and political nerve centre of Europe. Do you ever wonder where all the stars who don’t live in Hollywood live. Well lay your minds at rest they live in Yarnton. Yarnton isn’t famous for its high employment rates. It’s famous as the entertainment centre of Europe. Yarnton is probably the smallest village in the world; it’s a place where leprosy has over-run the millions who live there....   [tags: Free Essays]

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How to Account for the Success of Romeo and Juliet by Baz Luhrmann

- How to Account for the Success of Romeo and Juliet by Baz Luhrmann “The play re-worked for MTV.” This is just one of the many ways Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet has been described after the director dramatically changed the way the world sees Shakespeare. The controversial film shows us just how important Shakespeare still is no matter how you try to change it. The classic, original play will always be present in some way. The film’s success came with great publicity, as this was the first time Shakespeare had been radically updated to suit the teenage population and show us just how Shakespeare keeps in touch with the modern world....   [tags: Papers]

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Marcuses Account of the Features and Significance of True and False N

- Modern capitalist society is the target of severe criticism in Herbert Marcuse's book, One-Dimensional Man. As one would hope, Marcuse's intent is not merely to point out the shortcomings of the present system. He further hopes to encourage change in the most basic features of society, and with the intent to effect change arises the question of what goals the proposed change is directed towards. Primary among his goals is the "development and satisfaction of human needs and faculties" (xliii)....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Critical Account of Macbeth Act 1 Scene VII

- A Critical Account of Macbeth Act 1 Scene VII Shakespeare is often considered to be one of the world’s greatest playwrights, using his own style to back this up. He writes with poetic diction using eloquent words and phrases, he also uses lots of irony and drama to create and sustain suspense throughout his plays. Throughout this essay I am going to look very closely at Act 1 in his play Macbeth, paying particular attention to Act 1 Scene VII, I will be looking to see how Shakespeare’s use of language enables the reader to become a part of the play....   [tags: Papers]

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Historical Account of African-Americans Seeking the American Dream

- Historical Account of African-Americans Seeking the American Dream The American Dream began as a vision for the men who framed the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States of America. These two documents provided the foundation upon which the American Dream was built. The reality of the American Dream translated into a nightmare for the African-Americans who had to overcome slavery in order to achieve the ideal that all men are created equally. Their dream did not become a reality with the signing of the Declaration of Independence; in fact, even after slavery was abolished, there was no concrete date established that mandated that whites and African-Americans...   [tags: Essays on the American Dream]

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Comparative Formal Analysis; Similar on Account of Distinctions

- Comparative Formal Analysis; Similar on Account of Distinctions The analysis of a work of art can help the viewer, and the reader of the analysis for that matter, to better understand the relationships of the physical elements of the piece. This kind of analysis can then lead the viewer or reader on the pathway of comprising a richer understanding and appreciation of the mood created through the physical criteria of form. Analyzing two works that both embody a few common characteristics can help one to understand more thoroughly not only each of the two pieces independently, but the two together, comparatively....   [tags: Art Madonna Child Artistic Essays]

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Banking; An Ethical Dilemma?

- This is a question which has given rise to a debate spanning hundreds of years.When the first institutions that we would recognise today as banks came into being, and has never been more relevant, or more questionable than it is now, in the current economic climate. The basic principle behind a bank is to hold peoples’ savings in an account with the bank for those who have money, and to lend to people who need money in the form of overdrafts and loans, by using money from the depositors’ accounts to fund it....   [tags: loans, investors, overdrafts, savings account]

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Apples of Gold: A Fictional Narrative

- Apples of Gold I walked though the early darkness; the trees standing in stark contrast to a cloud laden sky. My nightly trek to check the deer in the north woods took longer than I antisaped. After the heat of August and September, I enjoy cool days of December. A few fakes of snow drifted through barren branches. I hurried along crunching dead leaves underfoot their scent rising like perfume....   [tags: interrogation, couple, christmas]

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A Value Lesson: A Fictional Narrative

- Once upon a time, there were three boys who have been friends since elementary school. Dave, Mike, And Jordan were there name. One day, these three boys were walking to school one day Dave trips over a white paper bag on the sidewalk. “Oh snap” he said, “What’s Up” says Mike and Jordan. Dave picks up the bag and opens it and he finds a gun and two full bags of weed. Dave looks at Mike and of course Mike looks at Jordan. All three of them are looking more puzzled than anything. Jordan comes out and says “What are we going to do with it” and they all think for a while not even thinking about school....   [tags: friends, boys, school]

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The Black Death: A Fictional Narrative

- “I think a rat just climbed up my leg, Dad. And I’ve got fleas, too.” “John, there’s all this Black Death and all you care about is a few fleas and a rat. That’s my dad. Typical peasant farmer, cares just about everything except for a few fleas and rats. My mom. She died of the plague a few weeks ago. I still remember how once my mother was the most beautiful woman in my village. Nobody recognised her body when she was hauled into a plague pit. My father was especially devastated. I had to drag him to church, and I did all the housework and had to farm food or else we would starve....   [tags: fleas, plague, demon]

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Franki and Adrian: A Fictional Narrative

- ~ Franki ~ For a first date, everything was definitely going smoothly. Alix's comments made her blush furiously, she was with her best friend, and was about ready to get something delicious- "Food later. I say we do the Fun House first. I freaking love those funny mirror things, where you can look like a midget or a fat man," Capri explained, laughing. And there went the date . . . Franki gave Capri one of those looks, a small little glance that suggestted the possibility something was wrong. Everyone else seemed please with this Fun House idea....   [tags: date, nightmare, fun house]

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What Are Questions: A Fictional Narrative

- “We have been through all this before. Really,” The Name sighed. She suppressed the “With who?” thought. And promptly said, “With who?” “With the Concepts,” The Name said. “Now, the Concepts, as they are called, are creatures of Before. They belong to the one who is called Greatness. Greatness ‑‑ in truth, the word does not do the person of Greatness justice ‑‑ is rather large in scope, and Names are too small to describe this person. The Concepts were called into existence by Greatness, by a mistake Greatness once made....   [tags: concepts, before, name, greatness]

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World of Winds: A Fictional Narrative

- ... Four countries and they were all based on the four elements; Water, Earth, Fire, and Air. Theses were the classical elements of nature from what I learned in history class. The old man had shown me a world map and saw what the world was. My theory was that I traveled from my world to another seem to be correct and Iroh told me it was best to keep it to between myself and the few already knew. I looked at my lap very puzzled on how this was possible to come into a different world. I wanted to go home to where things were normal....   [tags: world, business, psychotic, homeland]

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Who Are You?: A Fictional Narrative

- ... Since the bus landed right in quicksand we were trapped. I woke up with lots of scratches but I didn’t sprain my ankle or arm. I woke up and I called every other person on the bus and told them to exit the back emergency exit. The bus driver, Mr. Paul, helped us get out of the bus. We all got out and walked. Then we sat down. After a little while I thought that Audrey and I should ask Mr. Paul if we could look for any help like a person, a home or something that could get us all back home. He said yes but he also asked a boy to come with us....   [tags: dark, magic, school, horror, depressed]

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