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How to Get Rid of Cellulite on Legs: Natural Ways to Do It

- ... Why don’t you try these simple and yet proven effective ways of how to get rid of cellulite on legs. Detoxification Diet: This type of diet has been proven effective in preventing the accumulation of fat deposits known as cellulites not just in the legs but also in the thighs, hips and buttocks. By following a nutritional plan intended for detoxification, you will be guaranteed that your body will be able to flush out all toxins and unwanted fluids inside your body. It should not be difficult for you since all you will need to do is regulate the food you will eat....   [tags: diet, exercise, jumping]

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The True Significance of Skinny Legs and All by Tom Robbins

- The True Significance of Skinny Legs and All by Tom Robbins       In his review of Tom Robbins' Skinny Legs and All entitled "Through Salome's Veils to Ultimate Cognition", Tom Clark expressed his dichotomy of opinions regarding the author's style and also the author's message. Although I agree with Mr. Clark in several aspects, I believe he overlooked the true significance of Skinny Legs and All.   Clark accurately described Robbins as an extremely clever writer, but unfortunately also one whose uncertainties of tone and stylistic overreaching affect nearly every page....   [tags: Skinny]

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Australian Marsupials: Kangoroos

- In several countries, including Australia, there is a group of marsupials known as kangaroos. These kangaroos are surprisingly popular, for their unique legs and pouches separate them from normal mammals. Not only is their body built differently, but kangaroos are very rare to see since they are only found near Australia. Whether it comes to their body build, reproduction, nutrition, habitat, or industrial threats, kangaroos and wallabies are very interesting animals. The word kangaroo stands for large species, and the word wallaby stands for small species (Blashfield para....   [tags: legs, pouches]

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Short Story: Fragility

- Sleep came fitfully, painfully. After the blood was washed off and I stepped into a new nightgown, my mind would not quiet. The pain remained -- between my legs, my right hip, down my back, my left breast, the bite mark on my shoulder -- pulsing like a dying star. When sleep finally came to me, I embraced it like a lover. We went down, together, into the depths, where pain did not exist. A pinprick in the darkness. "Get up. C'mon now, up!" I opened my eyes and found my canopy swept away in the morning light....   [tags: pain, legs ]

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George Orwell's Animal Farm: Two Legs: Bad, Four Legs: Just as Bad

- Four Works Cited/ Many great works have been inspired by events in history. George Orwell's Animal Farm provides an unusual outlook on the Russian Revolution and its leaders by using animals to represent their human counterparts. Orwell attacks communist society and points out weaknesses in its government officials. He calls for a close examination of the treatment of Russian citizens and questions whether they have any rights at all. Orwell was careful in his designation of animals in Animal Farm, especially in regards to the power reserved for the pigs....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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His Eyes and Ears: A Life Experience

- ... “Girl,” he signs as he points at a student with long blonde hair. “Boy,” he signs as he directs his hand in the other direction towards a short brown-haired student. Although he can determine the gender of each child, I want so badly for him to know each child is more than their gender. I want so badly for him to be capable of giving each child a sign name. He just doesn’t realize that each person has a name that identifies them as a person, different from all the other boys and girls. “Apple juice or orange juice, which one?” I ask him in American Sign Language....   [tags: explain, talk, knowledge, legs]

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Working Out Your Body from Head to Toe

- CORE Your abdominals consist of four muscles, usually known simply as your abs. Abs include the rectus abdominis, the transversus abdominis, and a pair of muscles called the obliques. Core exercises train the muscles in your pelvis, lower back, hips and abdomen to work together to create better balance and stability. Oblique twists Opposite arm and leg raise Oblique twists Sit on the ground holding a dumbbell on both ends....   [tags: core, pushup, chest, legs]

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Career for Treating Sports Injuries

- Sports are fun activities you can do so you are not bored and you can exercise your body. Some sports are more active and aggressive than others. Sports are not all just fun and games because; you are able to injure yourself in many ways. People can injure many parts of their body because our bodies are not invincible. People have injured many different body parts in different ways ranging from small cuts and bruises to bones slicing through skin, the need for amputation, concussions leading to serious brain damage and many more injuries....   [tags: trainer, legs, splints]

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Comparing and Contrasting E.L. Doctorow's Billy Bathgate and William Kennedy's Legs

- Comparing and Contrasting E.L. Doctorow's Billy Bathgate and William Kennedy's Legs The many similarities between E.L. Doctorow's Billy Bathgate and William Kennedy's Legs suggest that Doctorow used Legs as a starting place for the creation of his own novel. Certain scenes are so similar that it seems that they did not originate independently. Marcus Gorman and Billy Bathgate had almost indistinguishable experiences while firing target practice and later when Jack Diamond and Dutch Schultz died....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Comparing Characters in the Coen Brothers' Miller’s Crossing and William Kennedy's Legs

- Comparing Characters in the Coen Brothers' Miller’s Crossing and William Kennedy's Legs The movie Miller’s Crossing and the novel Legs by William Kennedy have two characters that have a special quality, which adds dramatically to their characterization. The main character of Miller’s Crossing, Tom Reagan, and the main character from Legs; Jack Diamond shares many similar traits and symbolic equivalence. In particular they had an item that they wore or carried, and this item had the ability to show what is going on inside the character’s mind....   [tags: essays papers]

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Oscar Pistorius vs Anthony Robles

- Did you know that the number 1 ranked college wrestler in the United States wrestles without a leg and a South African runner ran in the Olympics with amputated legs. They have, Anthony Robles and Oscar Pistorius both faced a disability and became one of the best in their sport and were able to do this with determination. Anthony Robles and Oscar Pistorius demonstrate many similarities and differences in areas of facing a disability and how they use determination. First of all Anthony Robles and Oscar Pistorius both faced a disability....   [tags: sport, disability, determination]

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Think Before Speaking

- The author George Orwell earned a reputation for standing apart and making a virtue of his detachment. In 1948, he created an image of communist Russia in the form of animals. Orwell’s book, Animal Farm, depicts this huge allegory. Animal Farm tells the story of a farmer overthrown by his animals who then take over the farm. The animals want an anti-human-like society with equality for all. When the pigs become more and more like humans with a social hierarchy, the farm’s society is destroyed. The ignorance of other animals leads to the pigs’ oppressing others....   [tags: George Orwell, Animal Farm]

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What Makes Us Human?

- Humans are extremely complex and unique beings. We are animals however we often forget our origins and our place in the natural world and consider ourselves superior to nature. Humans are animals but what does it mean to be human. What are the defining characteristics that separate us from other animals. How are we different. Human origins begin with primates, however through evolution we developed unique characteristics such as larger brain sizes, the capacity for language, emotional complexity and habitual bipedalism which separated us from other animals and allowed us to further advance ourselves and survive in the natural world....   [tags: Human Evolution Research Paper]

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Politics and The English Language in George Orwell´s Animal Farm

- ... Another commandment that can be changed into simpler terms is “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others."(Orwell 133) This commandment sounds too repetitive and can be changed into something simpler like all animals are equal but others are better than other animals. Squealer gave a speech about the pigs should eat what they are given. "Comrades. He cried...Many of us actually dislike milk and apples. I dislike them myself.... Milk and apples (this has been proved by Science, comrades) contain substances absolutely necessary to the well-being of a pig....   [tags: language, society, active, passive]

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Horizontal Jump: Grand Jete Analysis

- A grand jetè, better known as a leap is a long horizontal jump. The name grand jeté is a French term, the first part grand means big, and the second part, jeté means to jump or throw weight from one leg to another. It starts on one leg and lands on the other. It looks like a split in the air. To start this jump you must bend your bottom leg, keeping your heel on the ground this is called a plié, it should be very deep. Then, you unfold your top leg into the air at a ninety degree angle and the back leg goes in the opposite direction, but it stays straight....   [tags: leap, grand jete, dance]

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Similarities and Differences in the Jia Vessels of the Shang and Zhou Dynasties

- ... The most common decorative motif that was used on these vessels is called taotie. Taotie tends to be very symmetrical and composed of a number of different components to compose images that are zoomorphic, real animal or human. The jia vessel from the Shang dynasty has two relatively thick and compacted bands of taotie on the bottom of its neck and in the center of its body. In contrast, the jia vessel has a significantly more simplified taotie with a thin band lining the top of the body and small, undecorated bands outlining the body of the vessel like a garland....   [tags: china, bronze, social]

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Animal Farm, by George Orwell

- Hypocrisy on Animal Farm In George Orwell’s novel Animal Farm, the animals possess many traits that humans portray such as emotion and physical qualities and activities. The novel withholds many examples of hypocrisy among the animals. These acts of hypocrisy originate from the animals hatred for the humans, which eventually transforms them into humans in an animal form and the major downfall of Animal Farm. These acts of hypocrisy are primarily summoned by the pigs in many different fashions including the higher equality, the ban on human characteristics and activity and the basis of “four legs good, two legs bad”....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Exploited by a Higher Power

- Have you ever felt that your government was lying to you. Hiding things, changing things behind your back, or convincing you they never said things that you distinctly recall them saying. In the book Animal Farm by twentieth century British author George Orwell many of the animals on the farm felt the same way. They also had suspicions about how honest their leaders were, but like most of society when rulers make excuses or explain their reasoning, citizens almost immediately believe or forgive them....   [tags: George Orwell's Animal Farm]

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Pluralism with Multiple Methods of Adaptation

- Pluralism with Multiple Methods of Adaptation Gould and Lewontin present an argument criticizing the way evolutionary science solely relies on adaptations in the current environment. Their argument, known as pluralism, asserts that evolutionary biology continues on the path adaptationism without ever exploring other methods. Gould and Lewontin propose several alternative approaches, the fourth of which states that an identical trade into different organisms of the same species can be led to in different ways that have the same result....   [tags: evolution, organisms, development]

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Oscar Pistorius: An Athlete and His Controversy over Murder

- Oscar Pistorius is a well known for being an athlete and is a professional runner. When he was born, Oscar had both of his legs amputated and used prosthetics from a very early age. This didn’t stop him though. Despite having to use prosthetic legs, he made it through his early years, went on to become an athlete and was known all around the world, and set world records. Everything was going great for him, until he was accused of murdering his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day. He claims that it was self defense and that he thought she was an intruder, but there are many people who just don’t believe this to be true....   [tags: Amputee, Athlete, Controversy]

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The Magnificent Giraffes

- Why are giraffes magnificent creatures. For one they are the tallest creatures in the world, thanks to their long legs and neck (“Giraffe.” National para. 1). Second, there are areas where large animals have disappeared, but the giraffes have survived; researchers think it is because of their height (Maisano para. 30). Giraffe camelopardalis is the scientific name (“Giraffe.” Britannica para. 8). There is a lot to learn about giraffes, such as how they were suspected to have evolved, their poaching, their physical appearance, and their behavior....   [tags: Evolution, Poaching, Physical Appearance]

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The History of Ballet and Beginner's Techniques

- History of Ballet and Beginner’s Techniques How did ballet come about and what are some of the beginner’s steps. To understand the roots of ballet, one must first look at the roots of dance in general. Dance has roots in early civilizations. People once used moves and gestures to communicate before the spoken language was invented. Many dance terms and aspects of ballet theaters originated in Greece. Ballet has a long history that leads up to the current style and techniques taught today. Ballet began during Italian balls held in the king’s court....   [tags: classical dance styles]

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Spiders and Arachnids: Similar Yet Different

- Many people think that spiders and arachnids are synonyms with the same meaning and classifications. Through this piece, one will understand various differences and similarities between the two. Spiders are a member of the order, Araneae, class, Arachnids, and the phylum, Anthropods. Within the arachnid class lies much diversity and a few common traits. Spiders are grouped into this class as well as scorpions, ticks, mites, and many more organisms. The order, Araneae, is comprised of spiders. How do spiders and arachnids compare....   [tags: Insects]

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The Evolution of a Horse

- ... Between thirty-four and fifty-five million years ago, horses began their history on the North American continent. This occurred in the early to mid-Eocene epoch of the Tertiary period. The Hyracotherium or Eohippus, also known as “the Dawn Horse” had relatively long legs compared to its body, and was already developing adaptations for running. It was a small, dog-sized, forest grazer (“Wild Horse: An American Romance” 1). The front legs had five toes located at the end of flexible and rotatable legs due to the bones not being fused....   [tags: mammals, tapirs, rhinoceroses.]

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Car Seat Safety Essay

- The main concern of new parents is what car seat is right for their newborn baby. Not only do they have to decide what car seat is right for them they have to make the more important decision which is if they should go rear facing or forward facing. In 2008, research was done to provide the information that kids under the age of two are 75% less likely to become injured in a rear facing car seat. Rear facing and forward facing seats have pros and cons depending on the severity and type of crash it is involve in ....   [tags: new parents, crashes, rear facing]

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The Black Widow Spider

- Black Widow Spider Classification The spider is a wide known organism with a wide influence on life. The black widow spider is just one of over 30,000 types of spiders. Black Widow is a common name for the spider which is classified scientifically as K: Animalia, P: Arthropoda, C: Arachnida, O: Araneae, F: Theridiidae, G:Latrodectus, S: mactans. The species name mactans specifies the southern black widow spider. There are 31 different species from the genus Latrodectus. This genus is commonly referred to as widow spiders....   [tags: biology, entomology, arachnids]

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My Exercise Training Program

- Program Outline - What training method(s) will you incorporate into your program and why. - Discuss how you will accomplish progressive overload and specificity Within my training program I am going to be looking to improve on the muscular power in my legs. I have chosen to focus on my legs specifically because it will increase my ability in my main sport; soccer. It will help me to excel with my running, kicking and overall give me a more explosive nature on the soccer pitch. And to achieve this success I have chosen three different types of training methods to work on....   [tags: muscles, overload, methods]

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Sleep Deprivation and Reduction, Sleep Disorders, and the Drugs used to treat them.

- It is important for everyone to get enough sleep, but many people often ignore it. If people do not get enough sleep they may experience sleep deprivation. Sleep deprivation can have negative effects. When people do not get enough sleep or less, they may feel crabby and unable to function as well as they usually do the next day. Balancing work and parenting as a single parent in today’s society is tough. Juggling children, work, taking care of home, and cart the children to extracurricular activities are a lot for one’s plate....   [tags: Health, Insomnia]

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Girls and Society in Barbie Doll by Marge Piercy

- Marge Piercy wrote Barbie Doll in 1973. The main message the poet is sending is that girls would go to any length to be viewed as “pretty” by society. At times the poet was very sarcastic and uses irony to get the theme across to the reader. Other elements of poetry are used as well to help the audience understand the poem. The first three line of the poem discuss the “girlchild” growing up. She was an ordinary girl that played with dolls, miniature GE kitchens and wee lipsticks the color of cherry candy....   [tags: poem, girlchild, appearance, diet]

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The Disabled Athlete “Does” have an Unfair Advantage

- The article, "The Disabled Athlete has an Unfair Advantage," by Amby Burfoot, is a poorly written, research deficient article, in need of accurate, unbiased supporting facts. The article is written about Oscar Pistorius a double below knee amputee that competed but failed to qualify for the Beijing Olympics, after a lengthy court case. (Robinson) This unsatisfactorily written article has merit to the opinion, however, the author sounded as if he was a first time writer for a school newspaper. The facts used in the paper seem as if they were researched by asking someone who knows, someone who knows someone who is an amputee....   [tags: Article Review]

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Swim in History and in Greek Epic Poems

- ... The entire leg movement should be like a frog kick. For this leg motion, it’s recommended to practice it. The arm stroke begins with the arms above the swimmer’s head. Then pull on the water and move the arms in the direction of the chest. While executing these actions, the hands should be cupped. When finished, proceed to carry the arms back to the first placement and repeat the steps listed above. Now for the body positioning, the swimmer must start and end in a horizontal, streamline position because resistance occurs with lots of up and down motions....   [tags: the illiad, the odyssey, olympics]

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Toxic Animals: The world of Spiders

- TOXIC ANIMALS INTO THE WORLD OF SPIDERS INTRODUCTION Spiders are beautiful creatures that belong to the order Arachnida, their found in different environments all of the world even in damp marshes of the desertas long as there are arthropods to feed on (Preston-Mafham, 1993).All spiders are carnivores they hunt and feed on live insects, although some family of spiders specialize in hunting other spiders, the main thing is that they are all carnivores (Preston-Mafham, 1993). Some spiders hunt at night while others hunt during daylight time....   [tags: morphology, poison, bite]

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Human Evolution: How Humans Have Evolved

- Human species or in scientific terms know as, Homo Sapiens has evolved drastically in the last couple of billion years. Human evolution all started from our great ancestors, the chimpanzees. Human evolution started all in the continent of Africa. Due to global changes, evolution changed over time. Thus leading to the evolution of mankind. But man didn't just evolve from chimpanzees. There were a lot of scientific processes and different events that led up to final evolution of mankind. But what does it mean humans evolved from chimpanzees....   [tags: chimpanzees, humans, scientists]

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The Planet of the Aliens

- ... At the lower section of their stomach is their swirly belly button used to smell. They can’t just smell as they walk. If they want to smell anything they need to take the item and rub it along the swirl, that is when they will get their whiff they need to know. As you move your eyes a little lower than the center of the body you will find your self looking at very strange looking legs. Stringy mop legs is what they use to walk their way down to the center of the town. Not only are they stringy legs, they are stringy legs with dots on them that look like edible sparkles....   [tags: home, survivors, race, beliefs]

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Pulling and Kicking in Swimming

- Swimming is simple; it consists of two parts -- pulling and kicking. However, swimming is not all about strength, technique, or skill; it is also about fluid dynamics, drag reduction, and body structure. Due to drag reduction, some swimmers will go to extremes to reduce drag. How efficiently a swimmer kicks and pulls is also influenced by the viscosity of the water (the thickness of the water). As well as having strong muscles throughout the body because almost every muscle is used while swimming, there are many variables that effect the speed of a swimmer....   [tags: water sports techniques]

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Napoleon: A Cruel Yet Effective Leader in George Orwell's Animal Farm

- Napoleon, a main character in George Orwell's Animal Farm, was very cruel. so why does everyone consider him such an effective leader. In Animal Farm Orwell gives Napoleon, the dictator of the farm, many characteristics that make him an effective leader. Throughout the book Napoleon had a manipulative attitude, a strong support system, and he used scare tactics to intimidate and gain control of the other animals on the farm. Although Napoleon was not a strong public speaker he was very manipulative and used propaganda to persuade others to listen to him....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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The Seven Commandments May be the Key to Understanding Animal Farm

- The Seven Commandments may be said to be the key to an understanding of Animal Farm. The novel, Animal Farm, by George Orwell expresses the idea of self-government through the animals. The animals play the role of humans. Because the animals decide that they want to run the farm by themselves, they make up a way of living called Animalism. The Seven Commandments (Animal Farm's Constitution) under which they live are based on these major principles of Animalism. As time passes, the Seven Commandments undergoes subtle changes as the pigs rewrite it to suit their own agenda....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Barbie as a Real Woman is Anatomically Impossible

- Millions of girls around the world are dressing their Barbie dolls in skimpy designer outfits and high heel shoes, and slide her slender legs into a bright pink convertible next to her male counterpart, Ken. These same girls will gaze into the mirror, staring at their thighs and hair, and attempt to balance themselves in a pair of their mother’s high heel shoes. They will wonder why they do not look like Barbie. They will wonder today, just as I wondered years ago. As the years of make-believe with the American plastic icon of girlhood nostalgia passed, I discovered Barbie’s hidden effects....   [tags: Female Ideal Image]

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Use of the Activator Technique

- The activator technique was founded in 1967 by Dr. Arlan Fuhr and Dr. Lee in Redwood Falls, MN. Dr. Fuhr, a graduate of Logan College of Chiropractic, mostly felt confident with using low-force Logan Basic Technique; however, always tried to use the least amount of force necessary on patients. He made it a point to only adjust a specific segment found from palpation and only adjusts the specific segment. With this in mind, he began to use his thumbs and elbows to thrust the particular segment. Within few of practicing that way, he noticed that he had been experiencing body pain, and realized that it was not safe for him to continue adjusting using his thumbs or elbows....   [tags: palpation, instrument, segment]

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A Woman’s Place in Society Explored in Marge Piercy’s Barbie Doll

- The Poem “Barbie Doll (1969)” by Marge Piercy describes the life of a young girl who fell victim to society’s idea of beauty. Marge Piercy was a known social activist and uses this poem to bring attention to serious issues facing young females in society. In the first stanza the author begins the poem by introducing a little girl. In the first line of the poem Piercy presents the idea that this little girl was like any other average little girl. “This girlchild was born as usual”(line 1). She then goes on to say like other young girls this child was given a Barbie doll, complete with the accessories....   [tags: Barbie Doll Essays]

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The Callous Nature of Government Illustrated in Orwell's Animal Farm

- The Callous Nature of Government The establishment of an elite power in a society produces feelings of hopelessness and fear. George Orwell, a world-renowned author, is known for his politically influenced works regarding socialism. In Animal Farm, Orwell creates a satire based on the communist regime of Russia from 1917–1943. The animals seeking freedom under their liberators, the pigs, revolt against their oppressive owner, Farmer Jones. Ironically, after the revolution, the Pigs, led by Napoleon, become the oppressors....   [tags: socialism, communism]

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My Lesson Plan on the Life Cycle

- In order to prepare myself to teach my TEK, (Grade 2 TEK 10(C): “Investigate and record some of the unique stages that insects undergo during their life cycle,”) I have done some researching on the life cycles of different species, thought of questions teachers might ask before teaching the lesson plan or students might have during it, and ways to relate it to topics learned in previous NSC classes. Before beginning teaching the life cycles of a frog, bumble bee, butterfly/moth, and dragonfly one must become very familiar with the material....   [tags: Grade 2 teaching plan]

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A Full-body Weight Loss Routine is Necessary

- ... (See References 2) Choose cardio that engages your upper and lower body. For instance, use a rowing or elliptical machine, play racquetball, take a kickboxing or step class, or swing your arms while jogging or walking briskly. On two nonconsecutive days, speed up vigorous pace for about one minute throughout your workout. This turns your workout into high-intensity interval training, which effectively reduces body fat, because you to work harder and burn more calories and fat. (See References 3) Full-Body Strength-Training Exercises Strength training stimulates muscle tissue and is ideally done on at least two nonconsecutive days of the week....   [tags: diet, cardio, exercise]

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14 years Old Patient With Primary Lymphodema

- A 14 year old girl attends your clinic with primary lymphoedema in her right leg and foot. She has chronic swelling of her lower legs and feet. Outline your treatment of this patient using therapeutic massage techniques, supporting your treatment rationale/management with evidence from the literature. The patient in question is 14 years old with primary lymphodema of her right leg. She presents in the clinic with chronic swelling of her lower legs and feet. Judging from this it is most likely that the patient is suffering from Meige Disease....   [tags: Primary Lymphodema]

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The Character and Role of Alex

- A strong and compelling theme within the film is dominance; dominance within the characters, as well as the interior spaces throughout the film. The design of the space has the aesthetic sensibilities of mayhem. Alex is the personification of dominance, like a warrior king, he takes what he wants in the spoils of victory, from the bodies of conquered women to the riches of modern nations and the status that goes along with it. In the opening scene of the film, as the camera tracks backwards, the widening perspective shows with bizarre imagery what the theme of the first fifteen minutes is going to be....   [tags: Movie Review, Film Review]

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United States Presence in Vietnam

- During the fighting in Vietnam, there was never a telltale sign of who was going to come out victorious when all was said and done. Washington did its best to cover up the casualties and promote optimism about the war overseas. In the New York Times article, “Copters No Substitute For Men”, military editor Hanson Baldwin described his feelings about how the United States need a drastic change to its plans for attack. They were relying on South Vietnam too much, which Baldwin, and many other advisors from the United States, believed was a costly mistake....   [tags: War, Allies, Communism]

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Allegory used in Animal Farm

- Written in the middle of World War II, it took two years for George Orwell’s Animal Farm to be published, finally, on the 17th of August 1945, into a post-war world. His novel contains themes of satire and the general characteristics of dystopian fiction, although its primary convention is allegory. George Orwell was an outspoken democratic socialist and his imposed his concerns and criticism of Soviet Russia into his book. On a literal level, Animal Farm can be interpreted as how ethics can easily be twisted into warped versions of the original and provides a good moral lesson for those who are reading, yet on a more symbolic level, it exhibits Orwell’s concerns on the use of education and...   [tags: George Orwell, literary analysis]

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Animal Life in a Pond

- BASICS The animal life in the pond may vary from time to time, it will also vary from pond to pond. But there are a few things about the animals in those ponds that will never change. These are the basics to survival. The man needs, food, water, and shelter; the pond animals are very similar in their needs. This section will emphasize the array of ways that aquatic pond animals breathe, swim, and survive. Breathing; in this category it would be within reason to say that fish are the masters of the concept....   [tags: horticulture, environment types]

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Couple Retreat from Each Other

- Three hours had passed since Sherry and Robert had last seen Tim and Alice. Although Robert and Alice were together, as was Sherry and Tim, Tim and Alice were the nature freaks. The two couples had set out on a hike earlier that afternoon when the weather was warm and pleasant, but then, the temperatures started dropping with the four of them dressed for a Summertime hike. Sherry and Robert sat waiting long enough, until finally, Sherry’s anger kicked in to match her fiery red hair. “This is so fucked up,” Sherry insisted with fury as she got up from the large rock and started pacing with fury....   [tags: hike couples, nature, lake]

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The Importance of Resistance Training

- In addition to cardio and flexibility exercises, resistance training is essential in your older years. It keeps your muscles strong, increases your bone density, and reduces the symptoms of age-related health conditions, such as arthritis and osteoporosis. (See References 1) Resistance bands or cords are ideal to use for your workout; they're lightweight, affordable, portable, and promote your coordination. (See References 2) You can do the exercise while sitting down on a chair to avoid compromising your balance and stability....   [tags: warm up, older years, health conditions]

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How Bipedalism Arose

- When a person is asked how humans differ from apes, bipedalism would probably be the last thing that a modern human would think of. Bipedalism seems so ordinary when people live in a world of technology that has seen the inventions of cars, planes, and computers. When Albert Einstein is mentioned, very few would agree that his theory of relativity is second place to the feat of walking upright on two legs. Yet, if the first Hominids had not taken those first steps, humanity might not have evolved into the modern societies that currently exist....   [tags: charles darwin, locomotion, evolution]

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Analysis of Paragraph on Page 271-272 of Porter’s Pale Horse, Pale Rider

- Analysis of Paragraph on Page 271-272 of Porter’s Pale Horse, Pale Rider In the opening sentence of this paragraph, two workers at the newspaper office are described. They are not, however, described as people though, they are instead said to be solely “two pairs of legs” (Porter 271). By describing solely this part of the people, Porter is drawing attention to a part of the body seemingly unrelated to newspaper writing. This gives the reader the impression that these two writers are either unskilled in the area or writing, or unimportant to the speaker....   [tags: Porter’s Pale Horse Pale Rider]

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Oedipux Rex by Sophocles

- “For whoever exalts himself will be humbled” Matt 23:12 Does tragedy bring anything good. Tragedy sometimes teaches humility. Some people recognize that suffering is inevitable in life. To others, nevertheless, they ask themselves why this is happening to them and become bitter. Their outlook on life is changed. This theme is evident in Sophocles “Oedipus Rex. The central thesis of this play is about the terrible curse sent on Oedipus, the Thebes king, and how he deals with the discernment, he is the “most accursed man.” At the beginning of the play, Oedipus sole purpose was to find the murderer of the late Thebes’s king....   [tags: tragedy, suffering, tiresias]

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The Symptoms of Paresthesia

- Body parts falling asleep are definitely a strange sensation. You get up out of your seat or from a certain stand, and all you feel from one foot, leg, hand, or arm is an uncomfortable tingling sensation. Then again you wake up amidst the night, and you can not move your foot, leg, hand, or arm whatsoever. As your body parts "awakens," a bizarre tingling sensation increases. What causes this tingling sensation. (How Stuff Works 1) This tingling sensation is caused by paresthesia. Paresthesia is a vibe of shivering, tickling, prickling, pricking, or blazing of an individual's skin with no obvious long haul physical impact....   [tags: shivering, tickling, neurological sickness]

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What You Need to Know about Snowboarding

- ... It is fun to learn because get a thrill fro m snowboarding fast down a snowy slope. It is also fun when you can go snowboarding with friends and family. Another thing that is fun to do is learning to snowboard smoothly down the snowy slopes. It is fun to do in the snow as well. When buying a board, it is fun when a snowboarder can pick their own. Snowboards come in many different color and graphical designs. Most people do not like snowboarding because it can be dangerous. Even though snowboarding can be dangerous, snowboarding has become a lot more safer and less dangerous....   [tags: learn, dangerous, exercise, sport]

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Pop Art Comparison of Seated Woman and Lavender Disaster

- Pop Art Comparison of Seated Woman and Lavender Disaster Pop Art was a Modern art movement that emerged durring the mid-twentieth century in both England and America. It first began to gain recognition in the early 1950’s, after about twenty years of Abstract, as artists altered their attention and looked to change. In the late 1950’s and early 1960’s, Pop Art became much more popular to the general public and successful for the movement’s artists due to the world growing tired of the repeditive forms of Abstract....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Digital Film Technology Revolutionizes the Film Industry

- Digital Film Technology Revolutionizes the Film Industry     With the release of Star Wars: Episode I the Phantom Menace, in March of 1999, digital film technology officially filtered itself in to main-stream Hollywood. Digital film technology is the latest and probably most revolutionizing new technology to hit Hollywood.  The use of digital film allows for infinite editing capabilities and endless benefits to distribution and special effects.  The use of digital film allows for producers to add in extras, produce stunts, and even create false people with the click of a mouse.  Time and cost consuming stunts, stunt doubles, and actors may no longer be a worthy concern to producers an...   [tags: Movie Film Essays]

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Animal Farm, by George Orwell

- In the novel Animal Farm by George Orwell, the pig Napoleon uses specific tactics to gain power and control over the animal farm. Some of these techniques include controlling information through education, scapegoating, use of fear, swaying public opinion and blind obedience. Throughout the novel, the most prominent way that Napoleon gained power was through controlling the education that the animals received. In the beginning of the novel, Snowball believes in educating all of the animals on Animal Farm, young and old, by trying to organize committees and instituting classes devoted to reading and writing (page 39)....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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How To Swim The Breaststroke

- How to Swim the Breaststroke The breaststroke is the oldest known swimming stroke and is one of four strokes used in competitive swimming. This stroke is also very popular in leisure swimming because the head can be held up, making vision and breathing easy and because the swimmer can rest between strokes if needed. Swimmers can also use the breaststroke in survival swimming and in lifesaving situations. Since the breaststroke has many uses and is easy to learn, it is one of the best strokes to teach a beginning swimmer....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Negative Consequences of Women in the Media- Analysis of a Specific Ad that Exploits Women

- When you first glance at this ad, you might say to yourself “I know what women in the media are all about, its sexism and stereotypes.” What you probably don’t know is that how; these visual cues are affecting women individually and collectively, in how they view themselves in the mirror. One of the largest influences on women and adolescent girls is the media. The media pushes body image, clothes, and fast food. At the same time they push weight lose with unrealistic results. This combination that I am referring to above leads to adolescent girls, and women having eating disorders and a discomforting self-image....   [tags: media and women]

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Way of Seeing, by John Berger and Susan Bordo’s Beauty (Re)discover The Male Body

- People tend to views an image based on how society say it should be they tend to interpret the image on those assumption, but never their own assumptions. Susan Bordo and John Berger writes’ an argumentative essay in relation to how viewing images have an effect on the way we interpret images. Moreover, these arguments come into union to show what society plants into our minds acts itself out when viewing pictures. Both Susan Bordo and John Berger shows that based on assumptions this is what causes us to perceive an image in a certain way....   [tags: argumentative, writers]

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Are the Dinosaurs Really Gone, or Have They Simply Taken on a Different Look?

- Anywhere you go today you can see birds; Dinosaurs however, not so much. These two types of life look very different, and one of them happens to be extinct. Are the dinosaurs really gone, or have they simply taken on a different look and now soar the sky. Birds and dinosaurs are actually one in the same. The evolutionary link between birds and dinosaurs is that “birds are avian dinosaurs and other dinosaurs are non-avian dinosaurs,” this is shown in the fossil record and the birds that inhabit the earth today ("Are Birds Really Dinosaurs?")....   [tags: birds, evolution line, theropods]

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Use of Humor to Describe Historical Events Illustrated in George Orwell's Animal Farm

- George Orwell created the novel Animal Farm as a pun to historical events. Orwell created a funny farm story based on the occurrences of the Russian Revolution. It is a novel based on the first thirty years of the Soviet Union, a real society pursuing the ideal of equality. Orwell uses many comical approaches in the novel depicting the historical events. Many of the events, people, and animals within Animal Farm are a direct representation of the Soviet Union. This story shows the reality of a corrupted society....   [tags: literary analysis, literary criticism]

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Orwell's Portrayal of the Characters in the Last Chapter of Animal Farm

- ... However, the aim here is not to criticise him being too fat, but to imply writer’s repugnance for this subject deliberately and encourage the audience to adopt the same negative attitude in an unconscious way. Moreover, many animal displays one dominant trait throughout the story and all the other personality features are omitted. For instance, Benjamin is an intelligent sceptic and always sticks to the “unalterable law of life” (p.50) even when all other animals are deceived by pigs’ figures....   [tags: satirical techniques, allusion, sarcasm]

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Sphinx's Three Phases of Destruction in Sophocles´ Oedipus the King

- Greek mythology frequently has a superior ruler, a ruler that figures out difficult circumstances with superior intellect. Sophocles' 'Oedipus the King' is no different. Before Oedipus arrives in Thebes, the Sphinx haunted the city by asking travelers her dark riddle "What walks on four legs in the morning, on two at noon, and on three in the evening?" With simplicity, Oedipus solves the riddle, destroys the Sphinx, marries his mother, and takes the throne. Although Oedipus figures out the riddle with ease, he cannot comprehend that the riddle has much to do with his own life....   [tags: oride, downfall, stages, riddle]

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The Clash of Themes in Animal Farm by George Orwell

- The novel “Animal Farm” written by George Orwell revolves around the themes of dreams, hopes and plans. In the novel these themes clash with one another and bring out the turmoil in the novel. The writer has carefully chosen the appropriate characters which are helpful to bring out these themes. The animals in the farm, who insanely fallowed the dreamy utopian concepts which promised them a world of which everyone works well with each other and is happy, finally trapped and enslaved by the same concepts they fallowed....   [tags: totalitarian, rebellion, education]

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

- Animal Farm In the book, Animal Farm written by George Orwell, the animals raise up in rebellion against their human masters in hope for a better life. However, the quote by Lord Acton, a British historian, describes it best: "Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely." This is basically what happens. The pigs realize their intellectual superiority, and use it to their advantage. When this happens, they began to take advantage of the entire society of animals. The pigs of the story sacrifice the good of the whole just for the benefit and pleasure of their selves....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

- Animal Farm Napoleon was able to take command of animal farm using several different methods. He used the stupid animals like the sheep and the dogs, he uses snowball as a non-present "threat" by saying that he is to blame for vicious rumours sent round the farm, probably started by one of the pigs. He also uses the pigs to mingle with other animals and talk about how wonderful Napoleon is and how he is always right. Also he uses physical things to distinguish him from the other pigs and animals....   [tags: Animal Farm Essays]

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Statement of Purpose in Electronics & Communication Engineering

- Statement of Purpose Ever since my school days, I have been interested in the theoretical frameworks in Mathematics and Sciences, which drive the digital world. I used to watch ‘How Stuff Works’ on the Discovery Channel and was in awe every time I saw it. Seeing the manner in which the Electrical devices were built and the various processes involved, infused a desire in me to be part of this process. The amazing task of connecting the world is the monopoly of electronic devices; hence, I made Electronic & Communication engineering my choice....   [tags: education, experience, internship]

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Animal Farm: The World and the Words

- Animal Farm is a masterfully written cynical exploration into the abuse of power through language.c George Orwell's book provides a theory of power structures, equality and the very nature of human character. As a short, ten-chaptered essay, this book has made its mark on the communist and authoritarian societies with the cutting morals and the phrase “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others” In the beginning, Mr. Jones is an antagonistic study into Czar Nicholas II and his abuse of monarchial power as he rules over the farm with an absolute law....   [tags: George Orwell]

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Body Language: What Are You Really Saying

- ... Deception experts have a much higher accuracy in detecting lies when someone’s full body is in view. People focus on their upper bodies when trying to control body language. The lower body is usually forgotten which leads to an increase of lower body movement when lying. Solid front desks make people more comfortable when lying. Moving up the body, the arms have a larger range of motion than the legs. This allows them to put more emotions on display. In addition to range of motion we have the dexterity of fingers to communicate with....   [tags: communicate, emotion, words, actions]

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The Wolf Experiment (A Maximum Ride Fanfic)

- ... I yelped as his body weight dragged me back down towards the other eagerly awaiting Erasers. Desperately I thrashed about whacking him in the face with my wings and pulling my leg away from him, anything to get away to be free. Finally, before he could drag me far enough so his friends could help, my leg ripped itself from his grasp with the tearing of muscle and the splattering of blood. Freeing his weight I soared upwards towards the clouds not stopping until I was thousands of feet in the air unable to see them or the forest anymore....   [tags: Wolves, Cousins, Alpha]

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Bioengeneering: Improving Health and Lifestyle for Humans

- The phrase “Nobody is perfect” is appropriately accurate since there are many people who are born without arms, legs, or eventually develop organ failure. Bioengineering helps the people living without or damaged tissues and organs to live a better and comfortable life. Bioengineering will help advance and improve the health of humans by applying biology in engineering. Imagine a world without sick people, or people with deformity. This may be hard to imagine, but with the remarkable inventions and solutions developed and produced by bioengineers, this scenario we can currently only imagine in our heads will hopefully eventually become an ordinary norm....   [tags: change, types of engineerings]

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Power in Animal Farm by George Orwell

- Throughout the story of Animal Farm the one who is in the position of power changes. Depending upon who is in power at that time they may abuse their authority more or less in comparison, or even trick their comrades by twisting the facts of history. Power is abused differently throughout the book, ranging from taking without producing, to giving certain groups of animals special privileges. As the book progresses it turns out that the dream of living a utopian life only cycles right back the dystopian lifestyle that they had started with....   [tags: napoleon, rebellion, russians]

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MOTOR EXAMINATION OF THE LOWER LIMB

- MOTOR EXAMINATION OF THE LOWER LIMB • Inspection - Ask the child to lie down on the bed and expose to the underpants with the legs and thighs entirely exposed. Place a towel over the groin and inspect the lower limb. o Posture – Note the resting posture. Look for abnormal flexion or extension, unusual rotation, clawing of the foot or limb shortening. Always compare with the other side for symmetry. o Muscle Bulk - Look for muscle wasting of the quadriceps and anterior tibials and hypertrophy of the calf muscles....   [tags: Medical Report]

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The Neurology of Near Death Experiences

- Introduction Approximately three percent of the population of the U.S has said they have, in fact experienced a near death experience or NDE. While being involved in a near death experience there are reports that consist of involving one or more of the following: having an awareness of being dead, having an out of body experiences, feelings of euphoria, seeing a tunnel of light, and meeting deceased people. After experiencing this phenomenon, the near death survivor often reports a non-fear of death....   [tags: Neurology]

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The Volcanoes that Killed the Dinosaurs

- “...99.9 per cent of all [species] that have ever existed are now extinct.” (Benton 1) After one hundred and sixty million years of domination, the reign of the dinosaurs ended in fire and ice. Sixty five million years ago, the largest volcanoes in the history of the Earth erupted across what is now India, effectively annihilating the dinosaurs by spewing out noxious gas and ash, that effectively blocked out the sun killing off most vegetation and breaking the food chain, leaving the dinosaurs to starve....   [tags: eath history, dinosaurs ]

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Peripheral Arterial Disease Facts and Causes

- Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) is a generalized term referring to a spectrum of vascular disorders that alter the structure or function on any non-coronary artery. Atherosclerosis is the most common vascular disorder affecting the peripheral arteries (Ali & Carman, 2012). Atherosclerosis, commonly known as hardening of the arteries, is a general vascular disorder that can be located in any blood vessels throughout the body. It causes a reduction of blood flow and loss of function. Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a blood vessel disease resulting from atherosclerosis....   [tags: PAD, vascular disorders, atherosclerosis]

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Overt Sexualization in American Apparel’s Advertising

- ... 150lbs of magic. Actress. Director. Look her up on Google.” Lauren Phoenix is a Canadian former pornographic actress who studied music at the University of Western Ontario. She was hired by American Apparel in 2005 to model their socks and underwear. Hiring a pornographic actress adds to the idea of this erotic and sexualized advertisement. Socks are a piece of clothing that is worn on ones feet. Socks keep ones feet warm in the cold weather and they also help with perspiration since feet are one of the heaviest producers of sweat in the human body....   [tags: clothing, erotic, porn]

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Marge Piercy’s Barbie Doll

- In Marge Piercy’s, “Barbie Doll,” we see the effect that society has on the expectations of women. A woman, like the girl described in ‘Barbie Doll’, should be perfect. She should know how to cook and clean, but most importantly be attractive according to the impossible stereotypes of womanly beauty. Many women in today’s society are compared to the unrealistic life and form of the doll. The doll, throughout many years, has transformed itself from a popular toy to a role model for actual women. The extremes to which women take this role model are implicated in this short, yet truthful poem....   [tags: Barbie Doll Essays]

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