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Instances of Mold

- Instances of Mold Mold is a fungus that can be found in damp places like bathrooms and basements. Mold travels in the air as tiny spores. The spores find their way to a wet area. This is where the spores breed and grow. Effects of Mold on Human Health Great exposure to mold can cause a lot of health problems. Mold can effect the human health by causing allergies, infections, and toxicity. Those most at risk are infants and children, the elderly, pregnant women, allergy and asthma patients, and immune compromised patients....   [tags: Mold ]

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How Hard Should the Test Instances Be in Instance-Specific Macro Learning?

- 1 Introduction During the instance-specific macro learning experiments [1], we faced a problem in which there was no significant difference between the perfect model and the other models / macro sets. I thought initially that learning in general is not useful. But then I realized that this problem was caused partially by the way I collect data. The test examples were so easy to capture any significant difference in performance between the models. So, we need to make the test instances harder to solve in general....   [tags: Research Analysis]

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Instances Of Discrimination Are Rampant Throughout America 's History

- Instances of discrimination are rampant throughout America’s history. The federal government has established numerous laws to try to combat discrimination, but society continues to find imperfections in those around them. When someone goes in for a job interview, they should be assessed based on their knowledge, experience, and achievements. Instead, they are judged on their physical appearance. There is no correlation between how many tattoos a person may have and their work ethic. The personal appearance of a candidate for a job should not be a deciding factor in the employment process....   [tags: Employment, Discrimination]

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The Major Instances Of Market Failure On Which Rodrik Bases His Justification For Industrial Policy

- Examine some of the major instances of market failure on which Rodrik bases his justification for industrial policy. Discuss and evaluate Rodrik’s suggestions regarding how ‘government failure’ should be overcome. (Exam, April 2014). There are several points that are relevant to highlight about the paper “Normalizing Industrial Policy”, published by David Rodrik in 2008. First of all, it is clearly manifested how his aim was to claim for the acceptance of the industrial policy as one more of the diverse public sector’s intervention....   [tags: Economics, Market failure, Information asymmetry]

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What does the prophecy of the 2012 Ascension mean to you? An enquiry into contemporary instances of Apocalyptic Beliefs.

- The purpose of your research project and in what way will it contribute to the academic understanding of your subject matter. The aim of the project is to consider the phenomenon of apocalyptic beliefs within contemporary metropolitan societies. The term ‘apocalyptic beliefs’ will be defined in line with Norman Cohn's use of the term as a particular type of salvationism.1 This definition is in line with Nick Campion’s explanation of the word 'apocalypse'. Campion suggests “the Greek for revelation, is derived from the word apocalyptic, to describe the vision of the end of the world"....   [tags: Theology ]

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The Instances of Injustice and Justice in To Kill A Mocking Bird and Silas Marner

- The Instances of Injustice and Justice in To Kill A Mocking Bird and Silas Marner In this essay I am going to compare and contrast the instances of injustice and justice in "To Kill A Mockingbird" and "Silas Marner". "To Kill A Mockingbird" is set in Maycomb, in the southern state of Alabama during the years, 1933-35, the time of the Great Economic Depression. Racial prejudice was particularly strong in the Southern States due to the earlier abolishment of slavery, slavery played an important part in the regions' economy....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird Essays]

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The Holly Spirit and His Holly World

- The natural world which mankind inhabits is visible to physical eyes. Tangible objects fill the scenes of this earthly realm. The world and its components are familiar and open to humanity and as a result most are comfortable with their natural environment and with what they can physically see. Yet, man is a two-fold being in that he is a spiritual being as well as an earthly one. Man possesses a soul, and that soul will live eternally. Of course, the soul of man pertains to the spiritual side of mankind where the spirit world play an integral role in the decisions he makes, the influences he is subjected to, and where the soul of man will ultimately spend eternity....   [tags: Biblical Definition, Instances]

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Night of the UFO and Other Alien Instances

- Zoom. You see something fly before your eyes. It hovers for a moment then flies off again. It had bright lights and went at a speed faster than any airplane you have ever seen before. What you may have seen was an unidentified flying object, or a UFO. These are some of the characteristics people have applied to UFO sightings. Other typical descriptions include shapes in a fog, haze, or a strange illumination with no apparent explanation. This is the “Night of the UFO.” The story begins with the first well-known sighting in 1947....   [tags: Extraterrestrials]

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Bush's Wars and the Many Instances of His Covering Up the Truth

- My book is creditable because, Terry H. Anderson covers multiple encounters of Americans receiving sugarcoated truths from President Bush and his administration, about the war on Iraq and Afghanistan. He covers the road to war, what decisions and when they were made, what information was announced publicly, as well as what information was covered up and brushed off. There are multiple accounts of President Bush covering up the truth, to get what he wants throughout this book. Leading to the truth coming out about going to war for no valid reason....   [tags: conspiracy theories, politics]

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Is Suicide the Solution?

- Is Suicide the Solution. Throughout time, death has been viewed in a negative light. In general, it is an event to be mourned and is seen by some as the end to existence. People do not usually seek death as an answer to their problems. In various pieces of literature, however, suicide is contemplated by the characters as the only solution to the pain and grief that they experience. The National Library of Medicine’s website states that most people who commit suicide do so because they are “trying to get away from a life situation that seems impossible to deal with” (“Suicide”)....   [tags: instances of suicide in literature]

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On an Instance of Animal Semiosis

- On an Instance of Animal Semiosis This purpose of this reflexive paper is to discuss the implications of an instance of semiosis in the animal world, in this instance, occurring with an animal, the dog, which has, it can be argued, throughout history reaped almost unique benefits (perhaps second only to the cat) by the virtue of its semiotic abilities and how they have allowed the animal to interact successfully with humans. Semiotics works in the animal world in a similar fashion as in the human: "In animals (...), semiosis creates structures of experience which organize the environment and determine what is and what is not functional for that animal" (Cunningham and Shank, p.3)....   [tags: Animals Semiosis Essays]

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How Are Communication And Verbal Behavior Distinguished?

- 1. How are communication and verbal behavior distinguished. Communication and verbal behavior are distinguished because of how they are classified. Fixed action patterns are determined by antecedents. Comparatively, verbal behavior depends on the consequences, as it is operant behavior. However, all verbal behavior can be classified a as communication, but the opposite is not true for all communication being classified as verbal behavior. 2. What is the verbal community. The verbal community is the audience whose responses reinforce the speaker....   [tags: Reinforcement, Behaviorism, Operant conditioning]

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Unethical Practices : Unethical Behavior And Scandals

- There have been various instances of unethical practices in the business sector. Many policies have been put in place to curb the problem of unethical behavior. Despite the continuous efforts businesses still suffer from unethical practices. This paper is to establish the reasons for consistent unethical behaviors despite the many policies that have been put in place to solve the problem. The paper focuses on behavioral ethics. The proponents of behavioral ethics believe that in many instances, some people make unethical judgments unconsciously....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Morality, Applied ethics]

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The Importance of Corporate Network Security

- Networking is a norm in many corporate based institutions in modern society. Computerized applications, software and communication has been greatly deployed to foster service delivery in the organizations. Despite the many merits tied to networking, it poses some threats that can proof costly if not handled professionally. Good news is that there are measures that can be adopted to form a robust computer network system that will ensure minimal or no intrusion by any assailants. This paper seeks to explore a number of factors indicative of weak computer networking system, and various measures to plan and enable stern security....   [tags: cyber crime, cyber security]

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Interruptus: A Paper Reshowing Young and Fishman’s Analyses Regarding Men’s Tendency to Interrupt Women in Verbal Discussions

- ... In recording the total recitations, I considered only the individual recitations or contributions—the choral answers of a group were not tallied. Most of the time, there were pupils who consistently recited; thus increasing the total recitation points tallied for their represented group. On the other hand, during my first day of experimentation, I tallied the total recitation opportunities by considering the instances when the teacher asked for questions, suggestions, recommendations, or added input to the discourse; but since there are six different subjects and six different teaching styles, the total number of recitation opportunities that I recorded was varying....   [tags: gender differences and communication studies]

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Jewish Resistance to the Nzi Holocaust

- Despite all of these internal and external factors contributing to a lack of Jewish resistance to the Holocaust, there was resistance in existence in many forms; the resistance that did occur must not be diminished or overlooked. When considering the definition of “resistance”, historians divide themselves on what this entails; some believe it to be only active, armed resistance attempts, while others define it more liberally. According to Yehuda Bauer, resistance entails “any group action consciously taken in opposition to known or surmised laws, actions, or intentions directed against the Jews by the Germans and their supporters.” Considering resistance with a broad definition such as th...   [tags: Lack Jewish Resistance]

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Designing A Complex Task For Writing A Program

- Introduction Programming can be a complex task; however, to make the task of writing a program easier a developer can leverage algorithms and functions. An algorithm and a function have their respective uses. It is possible to write an entire program using only algorithms; however, the application would be complex, and difficult to maintain (Lambert, 2012). That said, there are instances where an algorithm may be more efficient on computing resources than a function. Algorithms In programming, an algorithm is a set of instructions or procedures that are executed to ultimately solve a problem (Miller & Ranum, 2014)....   [tags: Programming language, Computer]

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Odysseus Is A True Epic Hero

- In Homer’s The Odyssey, the character of Odysseus is renowned as a noble epic hero. However, is Odysseus’ reputation truly justified by his intellect and cunning. Is he truly one “who for all craft am noted among men, and my renown reaches to heaven” (80). Or is he, as a mortal man, also susceptible to the temptation of pride and boastfulness. Nevertheless, while Odysseus shows instances of rashness and naivety during his journey, such as lingering in the cyclops’ cave and revealing his name to Polyphemus, he evidently matures as a character and epic hero throughout the journey, such as when he disguises himself when he returns to Ithaca and when he devises a plan to defeat the suitors....   [tags: Odyssey, Homer, Trojan War, Odysseus]

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The Effects Of Sexual Assault On College Campuses

- Sexual assault is a very taboo subject to discuss, particularly because of the immense stigma surrounding victims perpetuating their own violence. Typically, I don’t find it beneficial to include statistics since it is impossible to include people who don’t report their violence. A subtopic underneath societal sexual assault is instances of sexual assault on college campuses. Many nationwide task forces such as the national It’s On Us Campaign work to create a system of accountability for sexual assault directly aimed at the perpetrators....   [tags: Rape, Sexual intercourse, Human sexual behavior]

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Passion in A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare

- Shakespearian Passion A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a play full of many instances of Shakespearian Passion. These instances consist of passion for revenge, love, and magic through different characters throughout the play. Lysander displayed a passion for love by expressing his love for Hermia to Demetrius by saying “You have her father’s love, Demetrius. Let me have Hermia’s. Do you marry him.” (I.i.93+94) and he said this because Demetrius wanted Lysander to stop acting like Hermia was his....   [tags: revenge, love, characters]

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What Prest v Petrodel Resources Lt Tells About the Separate Legal Entity Doctrine

- QUESTION: In the recent decision of Prest v Petrodel Resources Ltd the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom discussed circumstances when a court can pierce the corporate veil. What does the case tell us about the nature of the separate legal entity doctrine. How useful do you think this case will be in Australia. The doctrine of separate legal personality is central to corporate law and the functioning of companies in the modern world. This doctrine allows for a company, separate from its shareholders and members, to own its own property, have its own rights and responsibilities, and sue and be sued as its own entity....   [tags: personallity, liability, corporate law]

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The Dance Of A Roller Coaster

- The dancing in One Flat Thing Reproduced was constant from the very beginning to the end. It really worked off of all the design elements to create certain moods and emotions for the audience at specific times throughout. In many ways it was difficult to keep track of the dancers (who was coming and was going), but it also allowed for the audience to become very involved and allowed the viewers to be taken on a roller coaster. Although all the design elements distinctly pushed for certain emotional tones to be taken from this creation, it ultimately was the movements and stillnesses of the dancers that cemented the emotional tone of the piece and encouraged individuals to believe their versi...   [tags: Dance, History of dance, Dance music, Performance]

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Mental State Examination And Intervention

- Mental State Examination and Intervention – Harry John Case Study Student’s Name Institutional Affiliation  Mental State Examination Form General appearance Looking at Harry it is ease to note that though he is still a teenager, he is a senior teenager. In fact his background information states that he is of 18 years. Teenagers are known to be vibrant all the time, but in this clip Harry appears tired. He appears less energetic and withdrawn. Harry has a medium shaggy hair and is dressed casually in a gloomy way....   [tags: Psychology, Schizophrenia, Mind]

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Desktop Virtualization and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Devices

- Moore’s law states that “every two years the number of transistors per square inch on integrated circuits has doubled every year since the integrated circuit was invented” (Intel, 2014). This was a term that was coined by Intel co-founder Gordon Moore in 1995 (Webopedia, 2014). This trend has allowed computers to go from large devices, where one computer would take up entire rooms to the computer devices we have now. This same trend can be seen in all parts of computer technology including the networking side of computer hardware....   [tags: software, computers, moore's law]

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The Role Of Expertise On The Completeness And Overall Quality Of The Information Contributed By Participants

- Based on the theories described above, we develop hypotheses and experiments that explore the effect of expertise on the completeness and overall quality of the information contributed by participants in a citizen science project. We define three types of information that contributors may provide. These are: 1. Type A information –specific attributes or the classes of instances that match the classification rule 2. Type B information –about attributes that are outside the classification rule but a part of the instance (image of an insect) provided 3. Type C information – about attributes that are both outside the classification rule and the instance, but are a part of the environment....   [tags: Knowledge, Scientific method]

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Determining The Rate Of Gender Typed Play? Preschool Children Based On The Various Social Settings

- This study aims to determine the rate of gender-typed play in preschool children based on the various social settings they come in contact with. The settings examined were solitary play, play with only female peers, play with only male peers, and mixed-gender play groups. Analysis of the Presence of Gender-Typed Play in a Solitary Play Setting. For boys and girls playing alone, I hypothesized that their play would be gender-typed (e.g. masculine for males). To determine this I found the percentages for each type of play the child engaged in when alone....   [tags: Gender, Male, Grammatical gender, Sample size]

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Addressing Racial Inequalities On Society And The Way Of Life

- This essay is tasked with assessing racial inequalities in society and, the way in which they can be rectified, or at the very least, lessened. Through the examination of racial stressors, lower education rates and an investigation of equal rights history we can attempt to determine the root causes of these issues and begin a process of integrating a profound sense of equality into society. Through a more upfront and direct dialogue with survivors of racial biases and those that continue to adhere to ignorant ideas which have become the basis for our everyday lives....   [tags: Race, Ethnic group, Racism, Sociology]

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Racial Differences And Differences Between America And The World

- For centuries, white, privileged Americans have supported an idea that a person’s morality, ability, intelligence, and identity, or the key features a person considers as defining to who they are, directly correlate with their race. Elite Americans created institutions, ranging from businesses to governments, and a society that suggests being white is better than being black. It also provides whites with better opportunities, despite the idea that America is a country focused on equality. While many white, bigoted Americans consider race to be an essential characteristic for defining the rest of one 's identity, understanding the cognitive dissonance behind this claim can help Americans of a...   [tags: Race, Racism, Oppression, Intersectionality]

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The Kenneth’s Research Design Method

- In order to investigate about a scenario or an occurrence that has left history over time, an expert would rely on artifacts and other sorts of evidences that may help find out facts and fictions about such scenarios in question. In this paper, an approach or attention is focused on Kenneth’s research design on the wood lily research. The study uses a unique way of addressing the historical information about the site Kenneth. Similarly, the research method he adapted has been widely used in the study of anthropology to make learning about artifacts and historical sites to become easier....   [tags: Anthropology, Data]

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Realism, Modality and Truth

- Realism, Modality and Truth ABSTRACT: Anti-realists about the past claim that no one has yet manifested a knowledge of the truth of tensed instances of the realist schema '‡ (s is true · there is no evidence for s),' instances such as '‡ ('Caesar crossed the Rubicon' is true · there is no evidence for 'Caesar crossed the Rubicon'). It is true that we cannot decide specific instances of the realist schema and that, consequently, neither our understanding of these instances, nor our knowledge of their truth may be constituted by the recognitional and executive capacities which, according to Michael Dummett's antirealism, constitute grasp of meaning....   [tags: Anti-Realism Realism Logic Essays]

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Hartford Public Schools ( Hps ) Implements Exclusionary Discipline Practices

- Hartford Public Schools (HPS) implements exclusionary discipline practices such as out-of-school suspension and expulsion disproportionately and excessively against Black students, especially males. In the 2009-2010 school year 52.3 percent of Black students enrolled in K-12 schools in HPS faced suspension or expulsion at least once. This percentage climbs to 64.8 percent for Black males. These numbers dwarf the rates for white students (16.3 percent) and white males (21 percent). Several studies in varied contexts across the United States show that a higher frequency or more serious level of misbehavior by Black students cannot entirely explain the racial disparities in discipline....   [tags: Education, Psychology, High school, Behavior]

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Social Psychology : Causes And Effect Relationship Between Individuals

- Social psychology focuses on the cause and effect relationship between individuals. According to Lilienfeld (2014), it reviews how environments, circumstances, or other people could have positively or negatively impacted a person’s behavior, attitude, and belief (p. 496). It focuses on human attitudes in areas such as social influences, interpersonal processes, and prejudice. Social psychology generally helps us to understand social influences, or why people act a certain way in presence of other people....   [tags: Social psychology, Psychology, Bystander effect]

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Is Homicide And Aggravated Assault?

- Crimes, such as homicide and aggravated assault are considered as one of the most serious crimes in that homicide entails depriving individuals of their life while aggravated assault entails attempts of depriving individuals of their life or even the intention of causing serious injuries to them (Putkonen et al 52). Over the years, vast analysis of the act of homicide has been conducted where a formulation of a series of hypothesis regarding the nature of the act of homicides entailed testing them through the use of police homicide data and hence the establishment of patterns in criminal justice....   [tags: Crime, Assault, Gender, Rape]

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High Standards Of And Educational Institution

- compliance there is little doubt that the school would be successful in going through a review. The school works tirelessly to provide a quality education, a positive learning environment, and to be responsible both fiscally and academically to adhere to the standards that are set forth by the district, the state and the federal government regarding education. Improvement Accreditation does not necessarily mean higher student achievement, however, it can bring a greater level of confidence to teachers and parents that the school is meeting high standards of and educational institution....   [tags: School, Teacher, Education, High school]

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The Ins and Outs of Service Charges for Flat Rentals

- ... However, if you purchased your home via the “right to buy” scheme your charges may be a little different. In such instances you won’t pay any more than the same rate you paid when you initially purchased your home (inflation dependent). Additional costs Before charging you additional fees your freeholder is legally required to inform you beforehand, this is all the more relevant when they are going to be carrying out expensive work. The following is what would qualify as expensive: - Work that costs more than £250 per flat - Services (general repairs, gardening or cleaning) that cost £100 or more per flat Don’t accept the freeholders word for any repairs that are set to take place, they...   [tags: maintenance, lease, costs]

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Analysis Of O ' Connor 's A Good Man

- In O 'Connor, Flannery‘s “A good Man is Hard to find” the reader is presented with a living and breathing personification of selfishness and overly misguides sense of what’s good and what’s bad. The grandma in her warped sense of moral conscience at time seems to symbolize the character flaws apparent in all humans. Her selfishness is on full display throughout the entirety of the story and it ultimately plays a significant role in her untimely death. Her final sense of what’s morally correct in society leaves the reader with an obvious sense of renewed grace which eventually marks the end of the story....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Selfishness, Fiction]

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Abortion Is The Process Of Destroying A Human Fetus

- Abortion is the process of destroying a human fetus while in the womb of a mother (Grimes, 2013). The topic of abortion is considered as one of the most controversial issues in the world (Grimes, 2013). The support or disapproval of this practice elicits mixed reactions and being a social issue affecting human lives directly, involves spirited efforts meant to draw support for either side of the divide. The United States Constitution legalized abortion in 1973. From this period, more than 50 million abortions have been procured (Dennis et al., 2009)....   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Teenage pregnancy]

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Construction Of A Construction Service For New Universities

- For instance, if the Ministry of Education bids for a construction service for new universities that it is building; if construction companies that are customers of the Construction and Business Bank submit a bid in the auction; the Minister of Education (who is also the Chair Person of the Board of the Construction and Business Bank) or his delegate will be in charge of approving the procurement decision. This decision will obviously affect the Bank’s interest and the Ministry’s goal. Even though there is a separate procurement process that will not be discussed on this paper, this hypothetical illustrates a simple case where the binary state functions of an individual may collide....   [tags: Official, Office, Public sector, Public company]

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Chief of Police and Discretion

- The Police Chief must exercise extreme discretion. Discretion can be described as the use of choices that initiate a deliberate decision. These decisions can often later be questioned by the nature of the decision. The nature of the decision used for making decisions can be related to protocol, accepted verses unaccepted behaviors, and even if an alternative could have been made in lieu of a better decision. Discretion can be very dangerous when ridiculed or judged in the eyes of the public. A police chief representing a community and acting on behalf of a police department must use extreme caution and thoughtfulness in the deliberate choices he makes at his own preference....   [tags: Decisions, Community, Choices]

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The ID3 Algorithm

- The ID3 Algorithm Abstract This paper details the ID3 classification algorithm. Very simply, ID3 builds a decision tree from a fixed set of examples. The resulting tree is used to classify future samples. The example has several attributes and belongs to a class (like yes or no). The leaf nodes of the decision tree contain the class name whereas a non-leaf node is a decision node. The decision node is an attribute test with each branch (to another decision tree) being a possible value of the attribute....   [tags: Classification Algorithms]

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Features of Spoken Language That Are Significantly Different From Written Language

- Abstract This paper serves as an introductory investigation into the grammar of spoken English. More specifically, this paper will analyze selected features of spoken language which are significantly different from written language or features of spoken language not found in written language. The features analyzed also have a high rate of occurrence in the spoken language. The ultimate goal of this investigation is the development of English Language Teaching materials which will address the features detailed....   [tags: Linguistics]

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The Hand of God In "The Lord of The Rings"

- Providence. Chance. Fate. Whatever name it’s given, it’s always the same: the characters make a mistake, or some misfortune falls upon them, only to be later subverted as a good thing. When used incorrectly, it can feel like a cop-out. When used, correctly, however, it can give the text a hint of deeper meaning for the audience to make inferences on. The Lord of the Rings has many of these instances, which become a major mechanic in moving the plot forward—maybe too many. There are examples upon examples of acts of providence in The Lord of the Rings....   [tags: Literary Themes]

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Mining Data Stream is Extracts Knowledge from Rapid Data Records

- ... Valuable item is nothing but finding the costliest item or most valuable items in a data base. Predicting this information helps businesses to know about the sales details about the valuable items which guide to make important decisions, such as catalogue drawing, cross marketing, consumer shopping and performance scrutiny. In this research work, two new algorithms namely VIM (Valuable Item Mining) and TVIM (Tree based Valuable Item Mining) are proposed for finding the valuable items in data streams....   [tags: algorithm, business, pattern]

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The Death Of Michael Brown And Freddie Gray Sparked Riots

- In 1968, the last officially recognized lynching in the United States occurred. Forty-eight years later, African Americans continue to face the threat of extrajudicial fatalities at the hands of those who have vowed to protect them. In the United States, the conversation over racially-biased police has grown tremendously in the last six years. In a Wall Street Journal poll, 96 percent of respondents expected racial unrest over the summer of 2015 (Hook). The deaths of Michael Brown and Freddie Gray sparked riots....   [tags: Police, United States, Police brutality, Crime]

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Analysis of What Are Years? by Marianne Moore

- In the poem “What Are Years,” written by Marianne Moore there are two poetic devices being used in order to convey the meaning of the poem. Through the use of different figures of speech and unique forms, she discusses the different life stages a person experiences. The entire poem is based on powerful metaphors used to discuss the emotions and feelings through each of the stages. For example, she states “The very bird/grown taller as he sings, steels/ his form straight up. Though he is captive (20-22).” These lines demonstrate the stage of adulthood and the daily challenges that a person is faced with....   [tags: Poems, Poetry Analysis]

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Genocide: A Challenge to the Right to Life

- Genocide: A Challenge to the Right to Life Das Recht hat kein Dasein für sich, sein Wesen vielmehr ist das Leben der Menschen selbst, von einer Seite angesehen. – Savigny Law has no existence for itself; rather its essence lies, from a certain perspective, in the very life of men. At the edge of the modern era, the concept of biopolitics places the natural, biological life of the individual man as the sentient, driving force behind collective State power. Michel Foucault originally defined this term in The History of Sexuality: “For millennia,” he writes, “man remained what he was for Aristotle: a living animal with additional capacity for political existence; modern man is an animal whose...   [tags: homo sacer, politics, legislation, persecution]

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Fate in Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

- Throughout history, people have relied on fate as the reason for their misfortune. Whether they let it decide their actions or run their life, fate has been the excuse for many to make bad decisions. In Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Raskolnikov blames the majority of his crime on the instances of fate leading up to the murder of Alyona Ivanovna. Through Raskolnikov’s reliance on fate, readers are able to see Dostoyevsky’s negative stance on the concept of fate. Dostoyevsky does not approve of the use of fate as the determining factor for any logical decision....   [tags: decisions, murder, judgment]

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Inclusion For The Disabled And Non Disabled Children

- “Inclusion isn’t a strategy to help people fit into the systems and structures which exist in our societies; it is about transforming those systems and structures to make it better for everyone” (Richler, 2016). This is a quote by Diane Richler explaining what inclusion is. Inclusion is a strategy that allows children with disabilities to go about their day in a normal classroom setting. Inclusion can positively affect both the disabled and non-disabled children in the classroom if it is done in the correct way....   [tags: Special education, Education, Disability]

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Legal Implications of Insolvent Trading in Australia

- Part A The Duty of Directors to Prevent Insolvent Trading Insolvency can be defined as the situation whereby a debtor lacks the ability to settle the debts that they have. This definition can also include situations in which companies have numerous liabilities, most of which are greater than the assets that they have (Adams 2002, 70). The type of insolvency that regards cash flow complications often incorporates the inability of firms to settle their debts whenever they are due. The other type of insolvency that regards the balance sheet incorporates net assets that reflect negative figures, thereby representing a scenario where liabilities are greater than assets....   [tags: Insolvent Trading]

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Service Charges Are Part of Apartment Living

- ... If you bought your home via the governments “right to buy” scheme, it should be noted that your charges might be calculated differently. In such instances you will pay a fixed rate (including inflation), which would have been established over the first five years post-purchase. Extra charges When large and expensive repairs are required for upkeep, the freeholder may issue additional charges to their tenants. If you deem the extra charges unnecessary the freeholder must discuss them with you prior to work commencing....   [tags: payment, freeholder, repairs]

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Exploring Police Officers' Use of Discretion

- Discretion is used by officers throughout the country; it gives them the choice to carry out law word by word, based on the input of the situation and surrounding circumstances around the officer it also gives them the choice to disobey the written law which usually ends up in tragic instances. This is why discretion is such a hot topic in the United States and throughout the world. One side argues that police officers are ill trained to properly carry out split second decisions. The other side of the argument claims that discretion saves countless lives of many civilians and police officers....   [tags: Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement]

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Oedipus the King: A Tragic Hero

- In most dramatic plays, tragedy usually strikes the protagonist of the play and leads him, or her, to experience devastating losses. While tragic instances can be avoided, there are other instances where one’s fate and future is out of the protagonist’s control. In Oedipus the King, written by Sophocles and first performed around 249 BC, Oedipus cannot escape his destiny and even though he tries to overcome and circumvent prophecy, he finds out that supernatural forces will get what they want in the end....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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Changes in the American Red Cross

- ... This angered many donors whose monies did not reach the intended recipients. Second, Hurricane Katrina was the largest national emergency for the American Red Cross. This tragedy exposed the lack of policy enforcement for the organization. Due to the magnitude of the event, policies were not enforced and the use of volunteers with the improper background checks was utilized. In some cases, this led to the improper distribution of supplies and goods that were intended for disaster relief victims....   [tags: goverance, policy, issues, donation]

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Civil Liberties And The Civil War

- The Constitution grants us civil liberties as stated in the Bill of Rights. These civil liberties, which are guaranteed by the Constitution in some instances have been violated in order to maintain the security and the best interest of the entire country. Certain catastrophic events have led to the United States government intervening and suppressing people’s civil liberties slightly in order to protect it’s citizens. Events like the Civil War, the Red Scare, and 9/11 forced the government to enact policy changes that limited certain civil liberties of citizens....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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Types Of Trauma And Addiction

- - How Single Event Traumas Can Lead To Addiction Sooner or later, we all through a traumatic event that makes life more difficult for us to handle. Trauma can be a sustained series of events (such as an abusive relationship) or a single event. Sadly, even a single traumatic event may compel someone to turn to drugs and alcohol. In fact, it can even cause to addiction to these substances, throwing a person 's life even further off track. Understanding how single event trauma can lead to addiction can help you fight back against this co-occurring disorder....   [tags: Psychological trauma]

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The Age Of The Invasives

- The age of the invasives: The anthropogenic effects leading to the increased spread of tropical marine invasive species in 2050 and beyond Introduction All discussions regarding the phenomenon of invasive species will inherently result in the consensus that they are an unwanted or an even evil entity. Ever since the age of exploration humans have been primary dispersers of these so called “exotic” species (Mooney and Cleland 2001). Famous examples include the release of cane toads in Australia (Urban et al., 2008); the rainbow trout (Fausch 2008) and the Japanese Kudzu vine in the southern U.S....   [tags: Invasive species, Introduced species, Coral reef]

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Analysis Of Adichie 's The Danger Of A Single Story

- The Significance of Adichie’s Speech The Danger of a Single Story Chimamanda Adichie, in one of her eye-opening speeches, The Danger of a Single Story, provides the audience with a new insight into the negative impacts that can occur as a result of viewing a story from a single perspective and not putting in an effort to know it from all available viewpoints. Adichie in her simple, yet well-grounded speech, filled with anecdotes of her personal experiences effectively puts across her argument against believing in stereotypes and limiting oneself to just a single story using a remarkable opening, the elements of logos, pathos and ethos, repetitions, as well as maintaining a good flow of thoug...   [tags: Rhetoric, Logos, Ethos, Poverty]

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The Transformational Period And Advent Of Modern Stigma

- The Transformational Period and advent of Modern Stigma Research indicates that by the start of the 20th century the aspect of asylum was slowly being transformed to incorporate more appropriate ways of handling mental illness patients. However, the asylums were quickly filling up with families turning the burden of care to the caregivers within the asylums. Opportunistic researchers would henceforth take advantage of the mentally challenged in the asylums to conduct first time experiments that included ECT and lobotomy....   [tags: Mental disorder, Psychiatry, Disability]

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Discrimination Is A Necessary Part Of Life

- Introduction 100 Discrimination is known to exist in all workplaces, sometimes it is too subtle to notice, and other times it is exceedingly obvious. It is known that everyone subconsciously discriminates, dependant on their own beliefs and environments that surround them. However, discrimination can be either positive or negative in their results, and sometimes discrimination is a necessary part of life. Define the notions of functional and dysfunctional discrimination as they apply to the workplace context....   [tags: Discrimination, Affirmative action, Human rights]

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Plato 's Theory Of Recollection

- In this paper I’ll discuss Plato’s theory of recollection in a close reading of the Phaedo. The theory of recollection (ToR) accepts the following premises: 1. We come into being with knowledge. 2. We must’ve learned this knowledge before birth. 3. Therefore, the soul is immortal (Phaedo 73a). In the forthcoming paragraphs, I’ll clarify exactly what we recollect and what constitutes as a cognitive act as being an act of recollection. Additionally, I’ll present two different interpretations, K and D, on the theory of recollection and argue for D while offering an error theory for K....   [tags: Truth, Plato, Knowledge, Platonism]

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New London Eminent Domain

- Justice Stevens believes that is it the right of the government for taking land from private owners under eminent domain and using that land for public use. Steven believes that eminent domain is constitutional as long as the public welfare is increased such as increasing tax and other revenues and stimulating a troubled city. New London was an economically insufficient city compared to the averages in Connecticut. He believed that making the city more attractive was making good use of the Takings Clause in the U.S....   [tags: Property Rights]

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How Linguists Detect and Monitor Variation in the Pronunciation of Modern English

- David Graddol categorised Modern English into 3 parts. We will be looking into the handling of Late modern English by linguists. It is used in our present era where English has become the international language of communications technology and American English becoming more dominant . I will be looking at the study by Guy and Vonwiller followed by some of the devices used by linguists to detect and monitor the pronunciation of modern English. A very clear example of how linguists detect and monitor variation in the pronunciation of modern English is the study by Gregory Guy and Julia Vovwiller....   [tags: Languages]

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Should the government only restrict an individual’s freedom in order to prevent harm to others?

- In a democratic society, it is generally considered the Government's role to promote morality and justice within its citizens and seek to restrict supposedly immoral and unjust acts. Thus if an act is to be considered immoral, it seems obvious to suggest that the government is justified in restricting it regardless of whether it is harmful to others. However, since everybody has a different understanding of morality and freedom, no Government could legitimately restrict an act on the basis of it being 'immoral'....   [tags: Harm Principle, John Stuart Mill]

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Life in Prison for Criminals that Rape a Teenager

- Your mother, your sister, your aunt, your daughter, and your wife are the target victims of rapist. There are no particular people who are not in danger of being raped. The reasons why rape suspects if found guilty, deserve the harshest punishment that the law allows because rape ruins a person’s life. For instance, in the articles “Thanks for Ruining My Life” and “Dead California Teen’s Family Sue Suspects in Sexual Assault Case,’ the victim express depression and deep emotional scars which were dug deeper by the court system not believing the victim....   [tags: sexual assault, depression, substance abuse]

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African American Of The South Were Happy Under Segregation

- The idea that black people in the south were happy under segregation, under Jim Crow, under the oppressive regime imposed by white southerners is as offensive as it is wrong – that is, absolutely. All scholarly perspectives must inevitably acknowledge the singular truth that marginalized people in the early twentieth century southern United States, specifically African American men and women in this instance, were barred from living their lives in such a way as to pursue their own happiness in their own way and at their own leisure....   [tags: African American, Southern United States]

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A Force More Powerful, directed by Steve York

- A key argument expressed within “A Force More Powerful” is that non-violent protest is an effective method to motivate social and political change. The documentary provides three case studies as historical instances where non-violent protest met high levels of success. A main purpose of the filmmakers is to investigate the non-violent aspects of popular uprisings that had been previously underestimated in terms of their contribution to a larger conflict. The instances taken as case studies are all of groups marginalised due to racial, colonial, and economic reasons....   [tags: Non-Violent Protests]

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Is Virtue All We Need?

- Is virtue all we need. Virtue epistemology is the theory that all of the things we believe are done so through an ethical process. They play an important role, in that our own personal experiences and intellectual facets are what drive this process. The fundamental idea of virtue epistemology is that knowledge is a form of a more general phenomenon, namely success through abilities. Which is turn means: knowledge is a cognitive achievement through cognitive abilities (perception, memory, experience, etc.)....   [tags: Epistemology, Truth, Belief, Plato]

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Revolt and Anarchy in Seventeenth Century Europe

- Throughout the seventeenth century, Europe was in a state of crisis. In many countries, violent revolts and riots were not out of the ordinary. In most of these cases of violence, human behaviors and actions of the controlling governments and royalty authorities were the underlying factors that set the stage for the chaotic state. However, in all of the instances of revolt and anarchy seen throughout Europe, religious behaviors and influences were the most prominent and contributing cause that sparked the most violence in the general crisis during the 1600’s....   [tags: Historical Essay, Religion]

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Argument And Validity Of Validity And Soundness

- Paper Topic 3 For this paper I will break down the following argument in terms of validity and soundness: If an argument has a true conclusion, then it is both valid and sound. If an argument is sound, then it is valid. An argument will have a true conclusion if it is sound. An argument has a false conclusion only if it is valid. If an argument has a false conclusion, then it is invalid. An argument is both valid and invalid. Therefore, an argument is sound if and only if it is sound. I have prepared a dictionary to more clearly distinguish the different premises....   [tags: Logic, Argument, Validity, Soundness]

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Why Await For Life 's End

- Blindspot- Why await for life’s end Exposure to media will have a a variety effects to individual viewers. Viewers are associated with different perspectives, media, and activities. Personally, I would watch a variety anime and cartoons as an adolescent. I was interested in the morals that certain anime shows displayed. Also, I would be mostly interested in stories that would be considered fringe. I rarely associated with genres such as drama, but I did associate with Argentine novelas....   [tags: Media studies, Mass media, Television program]

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William Golding’s article Why Boys Become Vicious

- Analytical Essay William Golding’s article, “Why Boys Become Vicious” is a descriptive account of the negative behavior some boys posses. It describes several instances where boy’s behavior can be extremely violent and cruel. In his article Golding also gives reasons for some of these actions and attempts to determine whether deep seeded cruelty is something people are born with, or if it is something people collect throughout their lives. He supports these two possibilities with conditions that could cause issues to arise in boys....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Terrorism Between India And Pakistan

- India is one of the Muslims countries that have encountered several instances of religiously-related violence. The use of the propaganda is one of the ways in which many leaders of India have used to create many atrocities against the Muslims. In most cases, this misleading information is mostly steered by some government official or elected leaders who look for opportunities to gain by driving humanity into war against each other on the basis of religion or other distinguishing factors. Besides, the causes of propaganda within India are varied as some false information is spread by the non-Muslims who resent their religious domination in India (Shaikh, 2006)....   [tags: India, Pakistan, Hinduism, Islam]

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Analytical Chemistry is the Study of the Separation, Identification, and Quantification of Chemical Components

- Analytical chemistry may be defined as the study of separation, identification, and the quantification of the chemical components of natural and artificial materials1 constituted of one or more substances. Analytical chemistry is divided in to two main types, qualitative analysis that is to say the identification of the chemical species present the sample, and quantitative analysis determines the amount of certain element or compound in the substance i.e., sample. Pharmaceutical analysis1-3 plays a vital role today and can be considered as an interdisciplinary subject....   [tags: physical properties, pharmaceutical, investigation]

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Sleep Deprivation : Sleep And The Adverse Effects Of Sleep Disorders And Deprivation

- Sleep Deprivation: Sleep And The Adverse Effects Of Sleep Disorders and Deprivation Dave Tamola Southeastern College The human body requires oxygen, proper environmental conditions, food and water to maintain acceptable homeostasis and to prevent illness or disease. A more specific, but essential, aspect that the human body needs to maintain optimal physiological and mental performance is adequate intervals of sleep. Adequate and regular sleep on a daily basis must be, at the very least, minimally satisfied to prevent the adverse affects associated from sleep deprivation....   [tags: Sleep, Sleep deprivation, Circadian rhythm]

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The Importance Of A Pharmacist Counseling A Patient With Fever And The Prescription

- The first link is about a pharmacist counseling a patient with fever and the prescription is levothyroxine. For this reflection, I am analyzing the nonverbal communication oft the first pharmacist in the video. The good qualities about this pharmacist were that she was siting straight which shows that she is attentive and ready for the counseling. This gives the patient a signal that the pharmacist is ready for the counseling and then they are encouraged to listen. The pharmacist nodded the head and responded with “okay”, when the patient is taking as well as when the patient is done talking....   [tags: Nonverbal communication, Eye contact]

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The Intervention Into Bosnia A New Paradigm For Humanitarian Intervention

- The failed intervention into Bosnia established a new paradigm for humanitarian intervention. Perhaps the most significant discussion that developed from the UN’s inquiry into its actions in Bosnia was the role of peacekeepers. Whereas in Rwanda, the UN reconsidered the role of peacekeepers in a genocide, in Bosnia the UN tried to keep the peace and apply the rules of peacekeeping when there was no peace to keep” (Bosnia UN doc 105). Additionally, it declared the establishment of humanitarian aid an insufficient means to stop ethnic cleansing and genocide (UN 105)....   [tags: United Nations, Genocide, Srebrenica massacre]

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Why Teachers Should Not Be Constructive, Not Destructive Or Harmful?

- 1. When working with children we must strive to be constructive, not destructive. No child should be categorized as being stupid. That is demoralizing and damaging, leading to poor self-esteem (p. 136). 1. This statement means that educators must be positive when speaking to students about any wrongdoings or negative behavior. Labeling a pupil by using inappropriate terminology can be damaging and affects the student ability to learn. In addition, when teachers use positive word, they will create an atmosphere where students feel comfortable....   [tags: High school, College, Education, Teacher]

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The Ethical Roles of the Government in Medical Practice

- The ethical roles of the government as it pertains to the rights of medical practice are a slippery slope. One may argue “How can the government make decisions based solely upon the best interest of itself”. With this being focused mostly in regards to it’s stances on abortion and the rights of doctors to make ethical and moral decisions on whether or not they want to practice abortions in their clinic. While bearing in mind ethical values relating to medical practices, the role of conscience is extremely substantial....   [tags: Medical Ethics]

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An Unwarranted Expansion of Commodity Fetishism: Snodgrass on Marx

- In the paper, A Tale of Goddesses, Money, and Other Terribly Wonderful Things: Spirit Possession, Commodity Fetishism, and the Narrative of Capitalism in Rajasthan, India, author and anthropologist Jeffrey G. Snodgrass finds that the application of Marxist theory to real life events is not always simple. The problem for Snodgrass lies in the narrowness of the Karl Marx’s definition of commodity fetishism. In an attempt to still use the definition, Snodgrass makes an argument for the expansion of the definition that enables the term to be used to explain actual accounts of fetishiation as seen in a real community in India....   [tags: monetray, ethnographic evidence, capitalism]

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An Endless Cycle: Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood

- In everyday life, people face difficult situations. These situations span a wide spectrum of severity, but they are common occurrences for all. Some people are more adept at handling these problems and finding solutions. Others are unable to remove themselves from these situations; rather, they allow the issues to control their lives, whether they realize this or not. In her novel, Cat’s Eye, Margaret Atwood uses characterization to show the validity of this statement. Primarily, the protagonist and narrator, Elaine Risley, is shown having these difficult experiences and being unable to overcome them....   [tags: story and character analysis]

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