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Use of Gold Complexes to Treat Cancer

- INTRODUCTION During recent years, platinum based drugs have been considered as a hallmark of cancer chemotherapy due to its considerable success in the treatment of a wide variety of cancer types. The most significant and commonly used form of platinum based drugs is cisplatin. Although treatment with cisplatin has found success on many occasions, its broad mode of action and overuse has led to toxic side effects in patients as well as increasing drug resistance in some tumor cells.1 For those reasons combined, scientists have redirected their investigation into other metal based drugs in attempt to find potential alternatives that can overcome cisplatin resistance and lessen the severity of...   [tags: Gold Compounds, AntiCancer]

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Taking Home, The Gold For Me

- Taking home, the gold for me I never believed that I could be influenced by a television show, but once I started watching Say Yes to The Dress, it got me seriously thinking about what I wanted to do in the future with my career. I wanted to be in the fashion world in some way, so I started to draw my own creation, after that I wanted to take it even further and start sewing, and I wanted to compete in a fashion competition to show what I could do and see if this was the right fit for me. The most important thing about my experience is that I found what makes me happy, and it’s helped me decide the path I want to follow with my career, and I want to share this so that others can get a better...   [tags: Sewing machine, Sewing, Gold medal, The Stage]

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Nature's Gold and Ghost Stories

- ... “Eden Sank to grief” is explaining how we know as time goes on that we are getting older, and some or most of us will look at death as either something that will happen someday or as something that is coming too quick. But we all must deal with the fact that it is coming for us eventually. Eden of course is the Garden of Eden from the Bible and Eden is used to bring this poems symbolism closer to my explanation of what this poems theme or meaning is. “Implicit in the Garden story is the idea that Eden was God's dwelling place, where He dwelt in close proximity to the first man and woman,” (Schachter, 2013)....   [tags: Robert Frost's Nothing Gold Can Stay]

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The Deceitful Mother in Rebecca Rush's Kelroy

- The Deceitful Mother in Rebecca Rush's Kelroy Mothers are often thought of and characterized as loving, generous women, who put their children before themselves. They are gracious, caring, and kind humans that are willing to sacrifice happiness and fulfillment in their lives to insure that their children receive the guidance, love, support, and happiness that every child (especially their own) deserves. Sadly, this description does not define the characteristics of all mothers. An example of a mother in which her mannerisms are the exact opposite of those depicted above is found in the character of Mrs....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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Barrick Gold Corporation

- Barrick Gold Corporation is among the largest gold mining companies in the world, with their headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The co-founder and the chairman of the company is known as Peter Munk, while Jamie C. Sokalsky is the President and the Chief Executive Officer of the Company. One of the visions of the company is to be the world’s best Gold mining company operating in a safe, profitable and responsible manner. Part of the key to success is due to its ability to maintain cash flow, while improving production and increasing its reserves of gold-containing property, thus making Barrick to achieve a record growth in cash flow, production and reserves (www.barrick.com)....   [tags: gold mining, company, ethics, local community]

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Manners, Wealth and Status in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- Manners, Wealth and Status in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy "A novel of manners" this is how the novel Kelroy is described by Kathryn Derounian in her article "Lost in the Crowd: Rebecca Rush's Kelroy (1812)." Throughout the novel, characters such as; Mrs. Hammond, Mr. Manley, Mr. Kelroy, and especially the Gurnet family, show how people are treated differently regarding their wealth, status and mannerisms. Kelroy shows us these relationships and how one is viewed solely on the way in which they present themselves....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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Rebecca Rush's Kelroy Portrays Realistic and Romantic Characters

- Kelroy is a novel of manners, which means that the book is not as dependent upon plot as it is character. Kelroy explores the difference between the characters who are realists and those who are romantics. The realist characters, Mrs. Hammond and Lucy contrast with the romantic character Emily, in the ways they act and the choices that they make. Although Kelroy is a novel of manners, the story contains more plot than the other nineteenth century novels in its category. The story begins with Mrs....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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Evil Mother in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- Evil Mother in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy Rebecca Rush's novel Kelroy is an exceptional novel on mannerisms in the nineteenth century. Mrs. Hammond is the key character in this novel. The plot and characters all seam to inner relate with her. In this novel, Mrs. Hammond is seen as an evil, conniving woman. There are many twists and turns in this novel, but there is one thing that is constant, and that is that Mrs. Hammond motives are to take care of herself and secure her own future, and according to her it doesn't matter how she doses this or who she uses to her benefit....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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ASI Hits Dirt After Following a Seer's Dream of Gold in India

- Just 23 days after the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) began digging to locate the much-hyped 1,000 tonnes of gold buried inside Raja Rao Ram Baksh Singh fort in Daundia Khera in Unnao district, Uttar Pradesh, India, ended on Monday, November 11. The ASI started the excavation to find gold after a local seer claimed that the Raja had appeared in his dream and told him that 1,000 tonnes of gold lay buried under the ruins of the fort. Myths and legends abound in the nondescript hamlet of Daundia Khera in Unnao district, Uttar Pradesh, India, about a hypothetical hoard of gold, buried beneath the ruins of a 19th century fort - the treasure hidden by a local landlord Raja Rao Ram Baksh...   [tags: gold, buried, excavation]

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Storytelling in Richard Powers' "The Gold Bug Variations"

- The act of storytelling goes hand-in-hand with human existence. The evolution of man from that of a single celled organism into the complex structure that we now know today in and of itself is a story. A story that is written in the genetic code of our Deoxyribonucleic Acid or DNA. That DNA is broken down into the amino acid building blocks A, C, T, and G. Four amino acids written like four notes in a bass cleft staff, "what could be simpler?" With that evolution of man, evolved the art of storytelling; from simple stories of the hunt told around the fire to the written works of authors that we now read in books today....   [tags: Richard Powers, Gold Bug Variations, storytelling,]

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Using Synchrotron X-ray Irradiation to Support Gold Nanoparticles on MWCNTs

- Over the last decade, nanoparticles have been paid much attention due to their special physical and chemical properties. This interest is because the properties of them are different from their bulk material. More specifically, gold nanoparticles can be used in many fields: semiconductors, biosensors, catalysis and biomedicine (1). It can be synthesized by a number of different methods such as, by radiation (2), Vapor deposition (3), electrochemically (4) and thermal decomposition (5). In addition, it can be attached to carbon nanotubes to synthesis a functional hybrid great metal/CNTs catalytic material....   [tags: X-ray Irradiation, Gold particles]

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Themes in Rain of Gold, by Victor Villasenor

- Rain of Gold, is a true story about the history of Mexican people, their culture, traditions and customs that were passed down from the Euro-Indian heritage of Mexico. Rain of Gold was written by Juan Villasenor in search for his ancestral roots. The people of this story are real and not fiction. The places that are discussed are true. And the incidents did actually happen to his family. There are several underlying themes that need addressing. Such as: the importance of family, the importance of religion and spiritualism, woman as center of home and family, respect--protection of woman's virtue; ideal of women as pure, power of the woman--the mother, being a man-man as protector o...   [tags: Rain of Gold Essays]

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The Role of Mrs. Hammond and Emily in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- The Role of Mrs. Hammond and Emily in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy In this day and age, women have liberties that are often taken for granted. Women have the freedom to choose which university they will attend (if they plan on attending college), what career they wish to pursue, and also whom their mate in marriage will be. In early American days, liberties of women were looked upon from society as being wealthy and holding high social status. Many did not have the opportunity to pursue a career, much less decide what university they preferred to attend....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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True Love and Material Desire in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- True Love and Material Desire in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy You are the American mother of two beautiful teenage girls in the early 1800's. When your husband dies, you are surprised to receive nothing but debts. What do you do. Mrs. Hammond, in Rebecca Rush's Kelroy, finds herself in this situation. Worried for her own and her daughters' futures, she knows that if her girls want money, they have to marry it. Mrs. Hammond encourages her oldest daughter, Lucy, to marry a very wealthy man....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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Education, Social Class and Self-Interest in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- Education, Social Class and Self-Interest in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy Kelroy, by Rebecca Rush, was first published in 1812. Early American writers had a rough time writing "gothic" style writings because of the lack of history, which was not a problem faced by European writers. Kelroy is an extremely cynical view of American life and it was not well accepted by Americans, despite the fact that it is seen as "one of the best written [novels] in America before 1820"(231). Three themes from Kelroy, which demonstrate the focus of many early Americans, are Education, Social Class, and Self-Interest....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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Misconceptions About Mrs. Hammond in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy

- Misconceptions About Mrs. Hammond in Rebecca Rush's Novel Kelroy Most people that read Kelroy incorrectly view Mrs. Hammond. She is labeled an evil person who is out for her own gain. Most people doubt that she even cares about her daughters Lucy and Emily. Mrs. Hammond is said to be vicious and sneaky, and will do whatever is necessary to accomplish her agenda. They believe Mrs. Hammond is so greedy she will sacrifice her own daughters' happiness so she can live out the rest of her life comfortably....   [tags: Rebecca Rush Kelroy Essays]

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Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost

- I was in seventh grade when I first saw the film The Outsiders. This is when I was first introduced to poetry in a way that stuck with me for the rest of my life. In the film, one of the characters quotes the Robert Frost poem ―Nothing Gold Can Stay.‖ I didn‘t really understand the meaning of the poem at the time, but for some reason the poem stayed with me. I had only just heard it and already almost had it memorized. It is a beautiful poem that has a meaning within a meaning and one that seems to make more sense with every new stage of my life....   [tags: Nothing Gold Can Stay, 2014]

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Doña Guadalupe of Rain of Gold, by Victor Villasenor

- The matriarchal structure of Juan and Lupe’s families are key factor in the molding of each of them into each a unique person that just so happen to fit with each other perfectly. Doña Guadalupe is a woman of great strength and power, power and strength which she draws from her devout faith and her deep and loving compassion for her family, and power and strength which is passed down to her children. “‘Well, then, come in,’ she said, deciding that she could be handle this innocent-girl-stealing coyote inside....   [tags: Rain of Gold Essays]

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The Tragic Impermanence of Youth in Robert Frost's Nothing Gold Can Stay

- The Tragic Impermanence of Youth in Robert Frost's Nothing Gold Can Stay In his poem "Nothing Gold can Stay", Robert Frost names youth and its attributes as invaluable. Using nature as an example, Frost relates the earliest green of a newborn plant to gold; its first leaves are equated with flowers. However, to hold something as fleeting as youth in the highest of esteems is to set one's self up for tragedy. The laws of the Universe cast the glories of youth into an unquestionable state of impermanence....   [tags: Nothing Gold Stay Essays Frost]

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Analysis of Robert Frost's Poem, Nothing Gold Can Stay

- Analysis of Robert Frost's Poem, Nothing Gold Can Stay Robert Frost has a fine talent for putting words into poetry. Words which are normally simplistic spur to life when he combines them into a whimsical poetic masterpiece. His 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' poem is no exception. Although short, it drives home a deep point and meaning. Life is such a fragile thing and most of it is taken for granted. The finest, most precious time in life generally passes in what could be the blink of an eye. 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' shows just this....   [tags: Robert Frost Nothing Gold Can Stay Essays]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' August Rush '

- It’s August and as you pass through the busy streets in the city, you will be able to hear the different music and see many people play diverse instruments to make people happy. All of them hope and try to become famous, or simply earn some money for their next meal. That is what I think of when I hear New York. I have never been there, but I’m sure I’m right about the music. Music is a big part of every single person and it changes people. In the story of August Rush we have learned just that. We see the improvement of music industries with the awards that this movie receives and the popularity that comes with it....   [tags: New York City, English-language films, Happiness]

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Stereotypes Of The Movie ' Rush Hour '

- Stereotypes were present in the film in regards to Asians. Jackie Chan, playing Lee, was the first to stand out in the film. In the film, Lee is a martial arts maniac. This is a very common stereotype talked about in the film, The Slanted Screen. The Slanted Screen discussed other stereotypes such as uncultured Asians that speak with foreign accents, restaurant workers and gangsters. These stereotypes were prevalent in the film, Rush Hour. Sang and the Juntao’s men are the perfect example of Asian gangsters in the film....   [tags: Black people, White people, Race, Miscegenation]

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The Rush Of A Jump Scare

- You hear creepy xylophonic sounds, then sudden thumps and rhythmic beats build up into the final “BANG!” of a jump scare. Humans have this insatiable thirst for horror movies although, strangely enough, most of them are cowed by the terrifying pop-up scares or the gore. Many people, against all odds, go to the movies and watch a horror movie, all the while stating thing such as, “I hate horror movies.” or “I really hate the jump scares.” Paranoia runs rampant in the theatre as massive amounts of people collectively inhale and exhale, yelp, or cry out at a jump scare....   [tags: Film, Horror film, Horror and terror, Fear]

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The Rush of Anxiety of Culture Shock

- Culture shock occurs when a person first enters and makes contact with a new culture and feels disoriented, anxiety, frustration and isolation (Stone, 2010, p. 614). We face culture shock when we travel on holiday or on business trips. Everyone reacts to culture shock differently; some people’s reaction could be positive and some negative, just depends on how the individual would deal with change. Kalvero Oberg a Finnish anthropologist defines culture shock as “a sudden rush of anxiety that results from losing all our familiar signs and symbols of social intercourse....   [tags: business, trip, gather information, training]

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The Rush Of Excitement As My Mother

- I remember it like it were yesterday, the rush of excitement as my mother told me that I should be expecting a new sibling. At 10 years old, in the fifth grade, that statement was the last thing I thought I would hear from my mother. Little did I know, at the time, the huge impact this surprise would have on my life, over the months and years to come. My mom found out about her pregnancy exactly one day before she told me, the plan was to tell my sister and I together the next morning, before school....   [tags: Family, Parent, Thought, Mother]

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Fools Rush In Concept Paper

- Fools Rush In is a romantic comedy dealing with interpersonal communication between Isabel and Alex. When these two first met each other it was at a restaurant. From the beginning, there were obvious signs of flirting. As the night went on, Isabel ended up going to Alex’s home. Waking up in his arms, she quickly scrambled her things and left only to return three months later to tell Alex she is pregnant with his baby. This movie is a perfect example of a relationship between two people. In a relationship there is a time where the two discloses information about one another, have mixed emotions, and other interpersonal concepts....   [tags: Film Analysis]

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A Nurse At Rush Hospital

- Grandmother. Greg’s Grandmother is 54 years old. She is currently a nurse at Rush Hospital, and she works in hospice care. Gregs Grandmother does not have any disability or medical issues. Greg’s Grandmother informed me that Greg has two siblings. An older brother named Chris, and an older sister named Bree. In addition, she also informed me that Greg’s relationship with his dad is on and off, and he does have a relationship with his mom. Before she received custody, the children lived at her daughter’s in-laws house....   [tags: Family, Mother, Full-time, Grandparent]

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The Adrenaline Rush Of Cpr

- The adrenaline rush that CPR causes helps the responder keep going in an attempt to restart the patient’s heart. Many people know about CPR and a lot are even CPR certified through organizations like The Red Cross or The American Heart Association. These basic life support skills have been developed over the years to bring people back to life and keep them alive. This is done by doing chest compressions, also known as cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which pumps the heart to keep tissue death to a minimum until the heart can be defibrillated into a normal rhythm....   [tags: Health care provider, Health care, Patient]

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Don't Rush Growing Up

- What do you do after school. Is it your homework, a job, or playing sports. Whatever it is that you do requires time and attention. Kids who work after school would have less time for homework, school clubs or functions, and no time to play sports. High school is all about the experience you get from doing homework all night, cheering for your team at a game or being the one playing, and sharing your interests with peers in a club. If students had a job after school they wouldn't be able to participate in the high school experience....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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What 's The Rush?

- Eva’s already started the car when I open the passenger door. She peels out of the driveway as I pull my seatbelt over my shoulder. She doesn’t even reach for the radio knob to blast music I don’t recognize, like she does when we’re headed to work. “What’s the rush?” I ask. “We only have an hour or so.” That’s not much of an explanation, but I decide it’s best to let her get us out of town as quickly as traffic laws allow. Her driving’s less erratic than I remember, until we reach the Panaewa stretch and she makes a sharp turn onto the road leading to the zoo....   [tags: Mother, Mother insult, The dozens, Like You]

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Craze for Yellow Metal

- Craze for yellow metal The yellow metal is considered one of the most valuable assets in the world and reckoned as best store of value against inflation, low interest rates, and any uncertainty. Interestingly, unlike other conventional investments, the metal neither pays dividends nor any interest to its buyers. Nonetheless, the price of gold is rising at such a torrid pace, investors usually not at loss when investing in gold business these days. Unlike old times when only queens and princess had access to the precious metal, gold is now being sold and bought in open markets in small and large quantities....   [tags: Gold]

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History of Gold: Gold: Shiny Bauble or Space Alloy?

- ... It is some of these characteristics which have made it so successful in art and apparel, but all of its properties make it a prime candidate for use in varying areas of modern science, which is why industries should focus its use as much as possible in these areas over aesthetics. For a material to be malleable, it means it can be shaped easily shaped by means such as hammering. It is because of gold’s incredible malleability that it has been widely used in the crafting of objects such as coins and statues; it is easy to work with....   [tags: demand, different use]

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The Exceptional Friendship in the Movie, Rush Hour

- “If you're half Chinese, I'm half black. I'm your brother and I'm fly. You down with that, Snoopy. That's dope, innit?” (IMDB, 2007) Chief Inspector Lee (Jackie Chan) uses theses words in a scene during Rush Hour 3 to describe his friendship with Detective James Carter (Chris Tucker). The dynamic duo in the Rush Hour saga have been together since 1998 and their fictional friendship has become one to be rivaled with. The exceptional friendship that Lee and Carter share stems from their random arrangement with each other in the first Rush Hour movie, and their ability to take their experiences of risking their lives for others to form a close bond....   [tags: Move Film Analysis]

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Belonging Critical Analysis - August Rush

- Belonging comes from an understanding, or the knowledge that an external sense of being comes from an internal sense of connection and safety. For one to have a sense of belonging they must first have and understanding of what belonging is and there should be an internal connection between them and the place that they are belonging to. This critical analysis will reveal how the movie “August Rush” directed by Kirsten Sheridan, relates to the concept of belonging. August Rush is a story of drama with fairy tale elements....   [tags: Literature Review]

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The Rush of Inventions During the 1800's

- Rush of Inventions During the late 1800’s, there was a time of great change. This was near the end of the industrial revolution in America. Some of the greatest inventions were invented during this time. We still use most of the inventions today, they are just modified to fit the needs of America today. 3 of the major inventions and innovations that came out of this time were the telephone, typewriter, and the incandescent light bulb. The telephone was said to be invented by Alexander Graham Bell, some critics believe that the real inventor was a man named Elisha Gray....   [tags: telephone, typewriter, light bulb]

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The Hormone Fueled Sexual Adrenaline Rush

- We’ve all done it. Maybe it’s the hormone-fueled sexual adrenaline rush, perhaps you and your significant other have been separated by the long war and the time in between the deliveries of your romantic letters have just gotten too long. But one way or another we have all sexted at least once. From teens to senior citizens, we sext each other left and right. It is the new norm. I mean if you walk on to any college campus you could find someone that is openly sexting or sending flirty messages either over text message or on Tinder....   [tags: Mobile phone, Advertising]

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Humans and Our Culture of Gold

- ... China was another country to make extensive use of gold. From around 1100 BC, gold was used as inlay in bronze items and different types of jewellery. Gold craft continued in China throughout the various royal dynasties. When Chinese settlers moved to Korea in around 210 BC, they brought their extensive knowledge of goldcraft with them. This changing global context, underpinned by new and resilient sources of demand, should provide some reassurance to private investors wondering about gold as an asset class....   [tags: precious metals]

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Gold: An Incredible and Versatile Commodity

- Introduction The word “commodity” is a term that means “an economic good” (Britannica, 2012) which can be either a product or a service that can be traded or exchanged. Commodities vary in their type, value, benefits, and quality. Of the numerous average commodities that exist throughout the globe, commodities holding greater values also have their own ranking as being precious commodities. Such precious commodities include gold, a precious metal that had been highly valued since ancient times and known for its beauty and scarcity....   [tags: Natural Resources]

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The Impact of Gold Mining in Colombia

- For my research paper, I have chosen to examine the impact that gold mining has in Colombia. I chose this topic because I question the current economic vision that economists and managers have today. I wonder what would be the future of the world if we continue to exploit all of our natural resources. I ask myself: where is the respect and connection that business leaders should have with the environment. Therefore, I was intrigued by the current situation and future of Colombian natural resources....   [tags: economic, social impact, environment]

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The Euro and the Gold Standard Compared

- Introduction This paper will analyse the monetary contradistinctions of the fixed exchange rate regimes of the classical gold standard (1870s - 1914) and the Economic and Monetary Union of the European Union. In relation to each other country within the currency union, the EMU is to a degree homologous to the classical gold standard. I see not the similarity in the nature of the unit of account (as the euro is fiat, as opposed to gold), but in the notionally rigid intra-currency zone nominal exchange rates between each country, fixed at unity in the case of the euro....   [tags: monetary arrangements, fixed exchange rate]

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The Malabar Gold & Diamond Advertisement

- The Malabar Gold & Diamond advertisement consists of varying cultures of men and women participating in their specific traditional marriage practices. The capstone of subliminal messaging in the ad resides in the Indian marriage ceremony and how its relationship is integral with gold. In Indian practice, a bride that isn 't draped in a multitude of gold on the day of her wedding would be extremely abnormal. In Indian culture, the bride is typically decorated with gold all over her body. This comes about from their particular societies association and their “definition” of gold....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Silver, Rings]

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Yellow or Gold: The Great Gatsby

- Colors, are something to be determine, not just colors, they mean many things depending on the way people analyze them. Colors are important in life, not only in life but also in books. One book that really describes that is The Great Gatsby. In The Great Gatsby, colors represent many different things. One of the major colors are yellow and gold. In the novel The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald describes these colors and associates them with different things. For example, gold represents real wealth and yellow represents fake gold....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, story analysis]

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Susanna at the Beach by Herbert Gold

- Susanna at the Beach, by Herbert Gold, presents a tale of the virtues characters admire strictly contrasting with the vices for which characters are consumed. The characterization of the main character, Susanna, is portrayed as embodying seven “heavenly virtues” including chastity, temperance, diligence, patience, kindness, humility, and charity. While the other characters in the story personify the seven “deadly sins” including lust, gluttony, sloth, wrath, envy, pride, and greed. Herbert Gold depicts a theme of virtues versus vices utilizing the literary device of characterization in Susanna at the Beach as supported by the character depiction from the biblical reference of Daniel and Susa...   [tags: Book Analysis, Vices, Virtues]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' House Of Gold '

- In the lyric poem, “House of Gold” by Twenty-One Pilots, it describes a young boys plan for the near future with his mother. The speaker is a son talking to his loving mother. The mother asks repeated, “Son, when I grow old will you buy me a house of gold”, stating that she needs him in the future. He answers his mother by saying he would do anything for her but life throws obstacles and sometimes your perfect plan doesn 't always work out. In the song he is preparing his mother for what the reality of the future is....   [tags: Poetry, Rhyme, Stanza, Rhyme scheme]

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Colonization Of The Gold Coast Of Africa

- During late 19th century colonialism in the Gold Coast of Africa, which was once controlled by the Asante Confederation, Europeans began to play an increasingly important role in society. In terms of slavery, the British presence was manifested in 1834 when they abolished slavery in their colonies. However, slave trade and concealed slavery continued due to the labor demands of producing and exporting palm oil, the new and high-demand commodity of the Gold Coast. It is in this situation that in 1876, Abina Mansah, a young, black woman who suspected she was wrongfully—and illegally—enslaved, escaped to the British-controlled territory of Cape Coast, taking her case to court to gain societal s...   [tags: Slavery, British Empire, Atlantic slave trade]

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Analysis Of `` All Gold Canyon ``

- Asking oneself the question why can create deep thinking on the reason people do certain things and the reason they do it in a specific way or manner. The short story “All Gold Canyon” has many specific concrete details put in the work to identify what the story is about and the real meaning behind the composition. Critical thinking is a large aspect that should be used more often when reading a book, watching a movie, or just simply analyzing the routine of some people. Critical thinking is applied when studying different literary works and creating a personal hypothesis based on what the written words in the story might express....   [tags: Critical thinking, Thought, Fiction, Short story]

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Summary : ' Going For Gold '

- BetVictor Casino allows every member to go for gold. It is the event that everyone is talking about, as Olympics fever is currently sweeping across the globe. Given that sports fans can’t seem to get enough of Rio 2016, it only makes sense that online casinos such as BetVictor Casino get into the spirit of the occasion. Launching a fresh new promotion, which is aptly titled “Going for Gold”, what awaits at the end of these 3 sporting-themed casino events are a selection of medal-laden prizes. Kicking things off is “Event 1”, which is Synchronised Spinning....   [tags: Summer Olympic Games, Olympic Games]

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What Makes A Gold Digger?

- “She takes my money when I’m in need”. Those are some of the lyrics of Kanye West song “Gold Digger” where he shows his misogynistic views about gold diggers and how woman in general are gold diggers. Still in some other parts he shows that he shows that he loves them (“It takes too much to touch her; from what I heard she got a baby by Busta; my best friend says she use to f**k with Usher; I don’t care what none of yall say I still love her.”). Kanye is one of many artists (especially hip-hop artists) that uses misogyny in their lyrics and see all women this way....   [tags: Gender, Woman, Female, Kanye West]

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The History of Gatsby's Gold Coast

- Throughout history Long Island has become an important part of New York’s impactful past. From the creation of the Long Island Railroad to the post-war development of Levittown, Long Island has flourished into a truly remarkable place. Long Island has been referenced in many ways, but Long Island is most known for it’s setting in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s, The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald depicted New York City and Long Island, also known as “The Gold Coast”, as extremely vivid and lively in the 1920’s....   [tags: Long Island, F. Schott Fitzgerald]

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The Price Of Gold Standard

- The gold standard was a commitment from participating countries to set their currencies in terms of specified amounts of gold. The country’s government allows its currency to be converted into a set amount of gold and vice verse. The main benefit of a gold standard is to help keep inflation low since it is caused by changes in the supply and demand of money and goods. The government cannot print too much money because the supply of money would increase, but the value of gold would remain the same and eventually would result in the treasury running out of gold....   [tags: Currency, Money, United States dollar]

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A Review Of Making Grey Gold

- In a review of Making Grey Gold, which is a compelling evaluation of nursing home caregiving, the reading seem more like a revelation into the unknown world of the aged and/or disabled, and not just another book. Moreover, the beginnings of the book set the stage for a real life sequence unfolding in each sentence, and each chapter to the very end. The effectiveness of the book may bring current policies for nursing home care and procedures into question; however the book is more appropriate for adults considering nursing homes as an option, adult children in charge of their parents care and the staff that are employed or pending employment in such an institution....   [tags: Nursing home, Nursing, Certified Nursing Assistant]

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My Search for Gold in the Ocean

- When I was young I never let my disadvantage discourage me from chasing my dreams. I am colorblind but now I am sitting on an elegant two thousand dollar couch, telling you my story, without a complaint in the world. The boat bobbed up and down as we chugged against immense waves. We were heading out thirty-five miles of Key West. I was never frightened with those hunts but that day I had an unpleasant feeling. When the engine sputtered to a stop I went to grab my tank. After I got all suited up and I plunged into the ocean after the other divers with the same concept in mind....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Essay About Myself]

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All that Is Gold Does Not Glitter

- Aragorn is the most qualified to bear the ring and cast it into the fires of Mount Doom due to his pure, kind heart, and his immense passion and dedication. Lastly he possesses powerful intellect and knowledge. These character traits would aide him on his journey to demolish and destroy the ring making him the most capable and competent member of the fellowship. It is these very honorable qualities that would best assist him in accomplishing his goal and purpose. In J.R.R Tolkien’s The Lord of Rings: The Fellowship of The Ring, Aragorn was initially presented as Strider, a queer, strange, scruffy, and grubby character who produced a suspicious ambiance at the inn in Bree making the Hobbits...   [tags: J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord od the Rings]

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The Cursed Gold By Orson Welles

- The Cursed Gold In numerous parts of the world, children are taught that due to their young age and lack of experience, they are incapable of making proper decisions. However, is old really gold. To use upbringing as an example, it is viewed as one of the most important factors that shape an individual’s personality. Every parent wants good upbringing for their children, however there are some parents that were constrained by circumstances in their past. These are the people that constantly think about their past....   [tags: Citizen Kane, Orson Welles, Snow globe]

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All That Glitters Is Not Gold

- “All that glitters is not gold ” is a proverb that nearly everyone has heard in their lifetime. Many have probably heard it but have never known what it means. This proverb is saying that things may look great but it is not alway what it seems to be. This can be about many things all the way from a book to a person. Throughout one 's life there is usually a few times where they have had run in with an “All that glitters is not gold” moment. Some of these moments are drastic and others may not phase them one bit but, finding out that something is not what it seems is always slightly disappointing....   [tags: Cosmetics, Advertising, Television advertisement]

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Not All That Glitters Is Gold

- Not all that Glitters is Gold !n Nathaniel Hawthorne short story "Young Goodman Brown,” The author describes objects and events as source of further readers’ effects under his own religious point of view. However, the well known fact that the religion has a multitude of faces, a adversity of interests, and evil mysteries, causes more than one interpretation analyzing Young Goodman Brown’s settings. The protagonist is a pious man, whose mind is full of dogmas from the dominant religions of 1800s in the Christian world, Catholic Apostolic Roman and Catholic Orthodox, also, Catholic Apostolic but not Romans or Protestants....   [tags: Young Goodman Brown, Nathaniel Hawthorne]

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God and Gold: Spanish Exploration

- ... Even after having to send their own troops out to help collect all the riches from across the Incan empire, eventually his men returned with a staggering load of riches. After all was said and done, by June 1533, Pizarro had 333lbs worth of gold and silver, a value of nearly 100 million US dollars (The Mariners' Museum, 2014). He sent his brother to turn his 1/5 portion due to the Spanish Crown and was promptly reward with fame, fortune, and royal titles whereas Atahualpa was executed, but not before he was converted....   [tags: settlement/conquest of the Western hemisphere]

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Wealth from Gold Mining

- Through the ages, gold mining has brought great wealth to countries across the world. From India to the United States, gold has been an ever-growing industry due to the constant price of gold and its high demand. When the demand for gold increases, so does the industry to mine gold. “Gold Fever” has set in for many throughout the years, regular men and women with a dream to strike it rich. This drive has caused some to go to the extreme to extract every ounce of gold they can. Luckily, people have become more inventive to find new environmentally and economically smart ways to mine....   [tags: environment, economy, dredge]

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Gold: The Unsung Hero

- Gold is the hero. Gold is the representation of an Anglo-Saxon hero, as portrayed by Beowulf. Within the epic poem, gold, along with other treasures represents the idealized values of generosity, the pursuit of glory, and the strong desire to leave a legacy. Gold represents generosity through the practice of giving gold to followers and the kenning, “ring giver.” Gold’s role in rewarding loyal soldiers is crucial to understanding the system of comitatus that unites Anglo-Saxon culture. When Beowulf rewards one of his men for guarding the boat, the soldier’s new gold “brought him honor” (1903), and when Beowulf returns to Geatland, he “had brought his king / Horses and treasure – as a man m...   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Silver Vs. Gold Argument

- -Discuss the silver vs. gold argument, listing at least one argument for silver and one argument for gold. In the time between the Civil War and World War I, there was a great economic instability. Men wanted their money to be backed by precious metals, although, they were not in agreement on what precious metal that would be. For the most part, men of high status, who owned large companies, desired their dollar to be insured with gold and only gold. Men of humble institutions, factory workers, and laborers from small farms wanted their dollar to be backed by silver and gold....   [tags: United States, Immigration to the United States]

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Jibraan's Search for Gold

- Far into one of Africa’s red clay fields, which if measured, won’t be less than the size of 4 to 5 soccer pitches. Jibraan, tries to extract gold, by digging deep into the surface of a gold mining site. The site has long been banned by the village’s local government, due to the spread of various sicknesses, caused by the gold extraction activity itself. Various warnings have been given to the villagers who attempt to dig for gold, but even though, aware of the circumstances, Jibraan’s persistence to continue digging is imperative....   [tags: short story]

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Gold Selling Project Analysis

- The project will move into the development phase after each of the agreement parties approve and sign off the information of this document. These parties are: firstly, the mullock heap owner which is the government of NSW including Northern NSW, Safeguarding the Environment Dept, and the NSW town of Kempsey (The mayor); secondly, the gold buyer which is the Australian Mint (Mint); Finally, The gold seller which is the company Eastern Gold Pty Limited (Eastern) including the board members, and project team members....   [tags: Project Analysis]

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Gilbane Gold Case Study

- Subject: Duty to Disclose Within the Gilbane Gold case, the major problem is the contribution of water pollution by dumping chemicals to speed production for Z CORP. However, there is doubt as to what extent the company violated city regulations. Tom Richards believes that Z-CORP broke regulations repeatedly but Professor Massin believes that it is not solid evidence. Part of the problem is that two different tests are involved: an older and a less sensitive test which does not break regulations but there is also the newer and more sensitive one which does....   [tags: Engineering Ethics]

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White, Gold And Red

- Ellison uses colour such as white, gold and red in order to transmit the story’s themes and issues. White people have power over black people and the use of a gold color demonstrates it: “I would use both hands. I would throw my body against the boys nearest me to block them from the gold” (21). The gold represents the power, the wealth and the prosperity of the white people. Instead of grouping up together against the white, black people continue to fight for the money. And it benefits the whites because as long as they fight each other they will not fight them....   [tags: Black people, Race, White people, South Africa]

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Forts, Gold, and Plans

- Since I've been here at Ft Knox several friends and family have asked me about the gold locked up in the famous reserve vault. No I have not seen it, no they do not give tours, and no mom I will not at least take a picture of the outside for you (those rooftop snipers have beady all seeing eyes). I do drive by the vault nearly everyday and for such an important task of protecting the nations wealth the building is frankly disappointing. It's roughly the size of a golf club house, with snipers on the roof of course....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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The Issue Of Slavery By Thomas Jefferson And Benjamin Rush

- The issue of slavery was one that divided the nation like nothing else had in the brief history of the United States leading up to the Civil War. It was one that many of the founding fathers disagreed with, but the reasons as to why they did not think a system of slavery should continue were extremely varied. Another confounding aspect was that many of the founding fathers owned slaves, even though they did not think such an oppressive way of life was just. Two of these important members of the early American Revolution were Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Rush, both slave owners who spoke for the moral equality of slaves, but had different understandings of equality and freedom and how it sho...   [tags: Slavery, Slavery in the United States]

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Review of Rush Hour 2

- Review of Rush Hour 2 The author Jay Carr wrote a review on Rush Hour 2. He thought that this movie had a weak plot. There wasn't much point to the movie. A plus side to Rush Hour 2 was that it was action-filled, and was very thrilling to watch. Carr thought this movie to be the best of the sequels of the 2001 summer. Carr wrote in his review that Chan and Tucker were unknown in how they worked together, and that nobody knew what they were capable of before the release of Rush Hour. Now people know what they have together, and they are able to rely upon each other, and are more comfortable with each other's work....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Analysis on The Rush from Non-Judgment by Theordore Dalymple

- ... His evidence ranges from the simplest form of non-judgementalism to the strongest. The simplest form being one of Dalrymple patients who refused to pass judgement on his two roommates after they had "recently decamped, stealing his [prized] possessions." The implications of this will be that this patients will not be able to learn from his experience. I believe i can safely imply that if he continues with this self deception he will acquire two new roommates who will also steal, lie and cheat him....   [tags: refraining, society, knowledge, deception]

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Benefits of Gold Recycle: Preciousness of recycling gold in environmental, economic and humanitarian aspects.

- John Muir, a renowned naturalist, mentioned “Hidden in the glorious wildness like un-mined gold”. However, nowadays this wise saying can be converted to “Hidden in the glorious wildness like un-recycled gold”. Gold producing requires huge amounts of money and causes environmental pollution since the efficiency to extract pure gold from mined one is extremely low and unjust exploitation of labor occurs during the mining process. To prevent these problems, the business of recycling gold was founded and it is rising recently....   [tags: environmental, economic, humanitarian aspects]

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Fool's Gold

- I sat in front of my house on the dry patchy lawn, wondering about you, and all your how’s, if’s and why’s, all the unanswered questions and all the unclear motives. The excuses you fit into the holey back pocket of your Levis conveniently came out when you performed your great disappearing act as a makeshift Houdini. If only I knew the magic words to bring you back to the stage. And this: it always came down to me sitting and waiting, waiting for the pools of black coffee that are your eyes to be lukewarm enough to … read....   [tags: Personal Reflection]

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Tech, Campuses Rush : Add Alert Systems

- After Va Tech, Campuses rush to add alert systems “While the cellphone alerts are promising because they can quickly reach students wherever they are, technology usually involves voluntary participation, and students are reluctant to turn over cell phone numbers to campus officials” (Foster, 2007) “At Maryland only 8,000 people on the campus or about a quarter of the population, have agreed to receive alerts since the system was inaugurated in May” (Foster, 2007) “Only 20 percent of the 35,000 people at Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge signed up for an emergency text-messaging service through ClearTXT, in Cary, N.C.” (Foster, 2007) “Virginia Tech, where 54 percent of those on th...   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, University, SMS]

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The Gold Standard in the International Economic System

- THE GOLD STANDARD IN THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC SYSTEM During the late nineteenth century, the global economy was characterized by use of a gold standard. The gold standard helped to unite the economies of the world’s nations, thereby leading to increased prosperity and stability. The success of the gold standard was related to the particular circumstances of the time. As conditions changed, the gold standard became less viable and was eventually dropped. This paper will describe the pros and cons of the gold standard as it existed in the nineteenth century....   [tags: monetary system, global economy]

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Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush

- Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush Sweet Whispers, Brother Rush, by Virginia Hamilton, was first published in 1982. The estimated reading level for this book is twelve years old and up. Some of the issues examined in the book, such as child abuse, disease, and drug use, will be better understood by junior high age students. This novel would probably attract more female readers than male. The protagonist is a teenage girl named Tree who lives with her mentally challenged brother, Dab. She is responsible for taking care of herself and Dab....   [tags: Virginia Hamilton Literature Essays]

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Pot Of Gold : A Roman Comedy By Plautus

- In Pot of Gold, a Roman comedy by Plautus, a man by the name of Euclio discovers that he has a pot of gold. He is filled with greed and paranoia. His neighbor, Megadorus, an older bachelor, asks to marry Euclio’s young daughter, but instead of being happy, he is filled with suspicion. After insisting to Megadorus that he has no dowry to offer for his daughter, Euclio finally agrees to the marriage. Little did they know that the daughter, Phaedria, is great with the child of Megadorus’s nephew, Lyconides....   [tags: Marriage, Comedy, Slavery, The Play]

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The Gold Mining Industry in South Africa

- Gold mining in South Africa has a large impact on the environment, the economy and social structure in South Africa. The environmental impact of gold mining on the environment includes water, air and noise pollution. The mining industry in South Africa is one of the largest in the world. It provides jobs for hundreds of thousands of people in the mining industry alone. The mining industry also indirectly provides jobs for about 400 000 with the goods and services that the mines require to run successfully....   [tags: African, African Mining]

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Gold Nano Particles

- ... However, it needs to be avoidable the use of chemical reagents in the AuNPs which are ecologically injurious and toxic (19-20).Hence, non ecofriendly nature of the chemical methods has the inherent drawbacks. The replacement of non-ecofriendly synthesis methods with clean, nontoxic and globally acceptable green chemistry methods (21) are the present day need in synthesizing AuNPs. Several biological systems such as bacteria, fungi and plants can actively reduce metal ions and form eco-friendly nano particles (22-24)....   [tags: drugs and dna delivery systems]

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Black Gold Reign

- The level of dependency that America has on foreign oil is harmful to the country and the regions where the oil is located. Many governments in the Middle East region are very unstable and the oil pipelines situated there can be damaged from the fallout of a riot or revolution happening in that country. A great example of this is the revolution happening in Egypt. The Suez-Mediterranean pipeline, a major pipeline in the area, has the possibility of becoming damaged or getting shut down because of the unrest happening at the moment....   [tags: Oil]

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The Gold Bug by Edgar Allan Poe

- Edgar Allan Poe was born January 19, 1809. Many consider him to be the master of mystery and horror. He only lived until he was forty, but he still managed to make a name for himself in that span. He was an author, a poet, and a critic. He had success but not of the financial or personal variety. For one, every woman he ever cared for ended up dead. That included his wife Virginia whom he loved dearly. The men in his life who were supposed to be there to guide him never stuck around. Financially, the copyright laws of the time did not favor writers....   [tags: mystery, horror, imagination]

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An Analysis Of ' Nothing Gold Can Stay '

- In J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye and Robert Frost’s “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” symbols convey the reoccurring theme that change is inevitable. In general, change is something that cannot be averted because it is imminent. Along with symbols, the characterization in The Catcher in the Rye and setting in “Nothing Gold Can Stay,” reveal this theme. The symbols in The Catcher in the Rye and “Nothing Gold Can Stay” prove that change cannot be avoided. The Catcher in the Rye has important symbols that show change does occur, no matter how badly one wants to avoid it....   [tags: The Catcher in the Rye]

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Newmont Mining's Rich History in Gold

- Newmont Mining is one of the largest producers of gold in the world, with a significant international presence. Newmont has a rich history, dating to its founding in 1921, and has been publicly traded since 1925. In its early years Newmont rapidly grew through acquisition and diversification, including several joint ventures with well-established companies. It now operates in eight countries on five continents: North America, South America, Asia, Australia, and Africa (Newmont, 2011). These operations encompass a wide variety of governments, populations, and cultures....   [tags: Business Analysis ]

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