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The Feeling of Loosing a Family Pet

- While I was looking through chapter 16, I was trying to figure out what literary approach would fit. The approach I found the most fitting was the reader response approach. A Dog's Death could be considered a double entendre. On one hand, John Updike is replaying an emotional tone of sadness, frustration, and the feeling of losing a family pet. To the reader, you are able to feel his pain. But, it is even more emotional if you can relate to the poem. I lost both of my grandparents in a three month span to cancer....   [tags: john updike, dog's death, pets]

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Ad for Men: Loosing Body Fat

- Want to push yourself even harder. Would you kill for a body like Spartacus. But still want to keep up with the lads on the weekend. That beer gut keeping you from looking your best. Men across the country get nagged by their partners because they "drink too much" and don't eat “healthy” enough. Well do you want to cheat the system, be able to live life whilst looking good. We have the secret to solving your never ending nightmare. We all know how we men like to fill our weekend. Eating massive meals to prepare for that notorious night out....   [tags: Weight, Health]

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Essay on Loosing Faith in Hawthorne's Young Goodman Brown

- Loosing Faith in Young Goodman Brown Nathaniel Hawthorne’s, Young Goodman Brown is a story of sex, sin, and the Devil, all the entertaining things in life. Hawthorne uses many literary devices to impress strength in his work. Hawthorne uses these techniques to bring out the religious themes within the story. One of the main literary devices would be imagery. One of the most important images found in the story pertains to Faith and reaching heaven. Goodman Brown says, "...I‘ll cling to her skirts and follow her to heaven."(H-CAL 375)....   [tags: Young Goodman Brown YGB]

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Women Might Be Loosing Sight on What it Means to be A Lady

- Women, imagine you’re scrolling down your timeline and you see this tweet, “At the end of the day men decide whether women get married”- @StaxxFifth via twitter. It makes you stop and think right. Women never really think of it that way, but it’s indeed a fact. Unless you’re a lesbian, we women will only become a wife if a man asks for our hand in marriage. Do the women of our day understand that. It seems that we’ve gained such an incredible independence that we don’t even care about what used to be important to women, like marriage and family....   [tags: marriage, family, love, feelings]

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The Effect Of Calorie Diet On Eating Large Amounts Of Food While Still Loosing Weight

- Kaleb Phillips November 11th, 2014 NSCI 2114 Volumetric Diet I got the volumetric diet; this diet focuses on eating large amounts of food while still loosing weight. The developer of this diet is Barbara Rolls who has a PhD in Nutritional Sciences and has written over two hundred and fifty scientific articles and six different books (Dr. Barbara). This diet helps people find healthier food choices that they can eat larger amounts of while still shedding weight. The focus on this diet is feeling full....   [tags: Nutrition, Dieting, Weight loss, Metabolism]

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The Struggles of Life in Literature: Shakespeare, Guest, Chbosky

- Losing one’s life is clearly a terrible thing, but there is something worse than that; losing faith, happiness, and optimism while still living. When tragedies come into people’s lives it tests their strength and ability to cope with pain. When this occurs, life can change in many ways for the better or for the worse. In some cases it leads to self-destruction, which accompanied by misery that can lead to consequent death. Many popular writers like William Shakespeare, Judith Guest, and Stephen Chbosky created characters who lost their happiness due to disasters that take place....   [tags: tragedies, loosing faith, happiness]

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Teenage Obesity in The United States

- Teenage Obesity Many people are called fat each day, but in a normal conversation a person is rarely called “obese”. This implies that that particular person is one of many to be inflicted with obesity. So one may ask, “What is obesity?” Obesity is a state of having too much body fat and not losing any weight or gaining more weight which many people also call being overweight. Many people think that obesity is not exactly a major problem and are not concerned with it. However, according to the Nemours Foundation, “A couple of pounds of extra body fat are not a health risk for most people....   [tags: loosing weight, energy, patient]

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Forgetfulness: Decay Theory and Interference Theory

- Do you ever forget things and just get so mad when you remember it at the last minute or you just don’t remember it at all. “Why do we forget things?” You may be saying to yourself, This can be caused by a variety of things such as being distracted or you don’t pay too much attention to what you had to remember..etc Theres things you can do to help you remember stuff . But Before you stress out yourself over how much you forget things and blame yourself, you should blame your parents because they could be the reason why as well as you will learn later on in the writing....   [tags: brain, lossing information]

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Looking for Alaska by John Green

- The novel Looking for Alaska by John Green is told in first person narrative from the point of view of Miles Halter. The story takes place in Alabama on the campus of Culver Creek Preparatory School following the lives of Miles, a 16 year old boy, and his group of friends that consist of the "Colonel", Alaska, and Takumi. As the novel progresses, Miles' innocence slowly unfolds as he faces the pressures of drinking, smoking and Alaska’s death. Miles changes from being an antisocial person to someone who makes an effort to integrate into a new environment....   [tags: Looking for Alaska, John Green]

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Looking for Answers in Looking for Richard

- Looking for Answers in Looking for Richard       Al Pacino's "Looking for Richard" is an unusual film. It is a documentary about the complexities of Shakespeare, the performing of the play Richard III, and the ignorance of the average American regarding Shakespeare. The unusual nature of the film - it's similar to a filmed Cliff-notes version of the text - provokes wildly different reactions from film buffs, critics, and Shakespeare purists. A perusal of five different reviews of the film show such variant descriptors that range from Mary Brennan's comment that the documentary is "decidedly narcissistic" to Edwin Jahiel's comment that the film is an "original, mesmerizing exploration." T...   [tags: Looking for Richard Essays]

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The Looking Glass By Lewis Carroll

- Through the Looking Glass Analysis Paper Did Lewis Carroll’s life affect his writing in Through the Looking Glass. Lewis Carroll, or Charles L. Dodgson, was born on January 27, 1832 in Daresbury, Cheshire, England. He has 10 other siblings, though Carroll was the oldest. His father, a clergyman, raised Carroll and his siblings in a rectory. Carroll was a well respected man in England, he was a solid student in mathematics and received scholarships to Christ College. He was also an avid photographer....   [tags: Through the Looking-Glass, Lewis Carroll]

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Obesity: Mantaining or Lossing Weight

- One of the greatest epidemics our country faces today is obesity. In order to fight this problem, individuals must be better educated about their well-being. One of the main aspects to having a healthy lifestyle is keeping an eye on the amount of calories one consumes. It is often said that each person should consume 2000 calories per day. Everyone should watch what they eat, obesity is a growing issue that has the ability to affect almost anyone. Today, people of many different races and nationalities are affected by obesity....   [tags: calories, weight control, health problem]

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John Green’s Looking for Alaska

- Losing something can be one of the most discouraging things ever. It can disorient and change the whole perspective of a day. In John Green’s award winning young adult novel, “Looking for Alaska” the main character Chip “the Colonel” Martin meets his new roommate, Miles “Pudge” Halter. The Colonel is the best friend of the enticing Alaska Young, who he knows very well and cares much about. As the three friends enjoy their time together the worst thing that could happen, comes upon them, death....   [tags: Looking for Alaska Essays]

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Lawrence Wright's "The Looming Tower"

- Following the devastating terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, the Unites States found itself in a search for answers and revenge against those that had brought about this atrocity. The attack that has been compared to that of Pearl-Harbor elevated the tracking and collecting of terrorism from barely a priority, to the forefront of the American radar. I honestly believe that terrorism as the #1 priority is destined to remain at the top for the foreseeable future. The elemental thoughts on almost all American minds following the attacks were who had the strength and capability to could carry out such an attack on a country with the world’s strongest military and what led to their focus...   [tags: Literature Review ]

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The Effects Of Looting On The United States

- The word “looting” entered into European languages centuries ago is referring to the plundering of your things by an invading army. It was not until the 1950s where the U.S. military sponsored a social science study of looting topic in detail. Military was concerned that American would resort to that in the event of an Atomic bombing with the nearing Cold War (National Hazards Observer, 2007). Almost all of the natural disaster has experienced little to limited looting in the United States except for two instances one on St....   [tags: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans, Storm surge]

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The Looting Machine By Tom Burgis

- In The Looting Machine by Tom Burgis, the author discusses corruption and the effects of corruption on Africans living under the resource curse, or Dutch disease. He also talks about a system responsible for the looting of Africa’s natural resources to benefit individuals and companies from Chinese, French, American, Brazilian, British, Israeli, and African elites. Burgis suffered from PTSD, which stemmed from the aftermath of the Jos massacre and other events he experienced in Africa. To cope with his PTSD, Burgis wrote down what he saw during his research, experiencing tremendous guilt in the process....   [tags: Africa, African Union, Angola, Cecil Rhodes]

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The Looming Student Debt Crisis

- Today in the United States two thirds of graduating students leave colleges and universities with student debt. The Institute for College Access and Success began an initiative called “the Project on Student Debt” to estimate just how much student debt has been accumulating over the years. What they found was that the average student will graduate with $26,000 in debt and in more extreme cases, over $100,000 dollars in unpaid loans. These numbers have serious underlying implications, not only for student borrowers and their lenders but rather the entire national economy....   [tags: mortgage crisis. tuition cuts]

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The Looting of Indian or Aboriginal Artifacts

- The looting of Indian, or aboriginal, artifacts is a practice that dates back to some of America’s earliest expansions west. A variety of people ranging from farmers to profiteers known as pot hunters would plunder grave sites and abandoned villages throughout the west. In response, in 1899, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Archeological Institute of America both established committees to address this problem through legislation. Realizing a shared interest, they joined together to, working on a proposal to protect a variety of areas ranging from archaeological to historical to aesthetic sites....   [tags: pot hunters, archaeological places]

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The History Of Looting And Killings Dating

- There is a disappointing history of looting and killings dating back to over a century ago in what is considered today’s Nigeria and Cameroon. Borno, Nigeria’s northeastern-most state, witnessed the enslaving and killings for no reason led by Rabih Fadi Allah, an Islamic renegade, and Muhammad Ahmad, an Islamic reformer, during the late 1800’s.With such a hurtful impact on their country, there would be hope that violent and immoral actions would not reoccur for Nigerians. Today, Nigeria, Africa’s most populated country and largest economy, is seeing terrorization in its northeastern peaceful towns....   [tags: Nigeria, Islam, Muhammadu Buhari]

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Conflict, Looting and the Law

- ... James Cuno (2011:1), who is the Director of the Art Institute of Chicago and an author supporting museums’ right to acquire artefacts, raised a challenge to Renfrew‘s second solution; that US museums have lobbied against the US’ ratification of Conventions. Their view is that an artefact’s provenance is its ownership rather than its archaeological context. In my opinion Patron’s proposal for a form of partage is the most pragmatic proposal although in a world with increasing common legal frameworks it should not be necessary to propose a compromise which effectively accepts that the international community cannot prevent illicit excavations and the lucrative trade in artefacts....   [tags: stolen arechaelogical artifacts from Iraq]

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Looking For Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

- Josie Alibrandi goes “looking” for herself she discovers she needs to create herself. In the novel “looking for Alibrandi, written by Melina Marchetta,” there are many different situations and feelings that Josephine Alibrandi goes through, in order to figure out who she really is as a person. Josie also has to deal with the normal up and down roller coaster ride of being a teenage girl. At the end of her journey she has very different views on certain topics to the original thoughts that she had at the beginning....   [tags: Looking for Alibrandi Essays]

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Looking For Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

- Living in a multicultural Australian community in the nineties where the enforcement of opposing cultures, beliefs and opinions is expected and the pressures of expectations are abundant would not be easy. This is especially obvious if the ‘victim’ is emotionally unhinged (or at least slightly ajar) and looking for stability through constants, including their heritage and who they actually are. Josephine Alibrandi has all of these pressures heaped on her adolescent mind but the impact is doubled because she doesn’t know who she is, which isn’t helped by the fact that she has trouble initially ‘bonding’ with her father, which is a necessary step....   [tags: Looking for Alibrandi Essays]

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Looking For Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

- The novel “Looking for Alibrandi” is a realistic portrayal of teenagers’ lives in the contemporary Australia. The author Melina Marchetta has portrayed her teenager characters in ways, which engage with the contemporary Australian teenagers. In this critical response, it will examine different kinds of relationships of the teenagers in this novel, the friendship, love relationship, and expectations from the family. The friendship been portrayed in this novel is a realistic portrayal of the teenagers’ lives in contemporary Australia....   [tags: Looking for Alibrandi Essays]

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Looking For Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

- Looking for Alibrandi is a passionate story about a young girl's painful and enlightening journey into adulthood. The story centres around Josephine Alibrandi - an agressive, disatisfied, and confused final year student of Italian extraction. She has one burning ambition: to find her place in affluent society and to break free from her embarassing, stifling italian family. As the story progresses, Josephine discovers a vital truth through tragic circumstances. She comes to realize that the perfect world consists more than gorgeous hairstyles, rich boyfriends and social privileges....   [tags: Looking for Alibrandi Essays]

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Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward

- Edward Bellamy’s Looking Backward   People have always wondered what the future will be like. Certainly Edward Bellamy did when he wrote the novel, Looking Backward (1888). Bellamy uses a man named Mr. West as the main character in this novel. He opens by telling who he is and what his social standing is. West is a young man, around the age of 30, and is fairly wealthy. At the beginning, he tells us about his fiancé, Edith, and the house he is having trouble building for her. The trouble comes from the fact that the workers keep going on strike due to financial reasons, which prolongs the completion of the house....   [tags: Looking Backward]

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Visions of Utopia in Bellamy's Looking Backward

- Visions of Utopia in Looking Backward   Edward Bellamy addressed many of the topics crucial to the development of a civilization in his book, Looking Backward. In the story he addresses several different features of years past utopias. Some being "universal harmony, distribution of occupation according to individual aptitudes, equality of reward, universal ease and comfort, reduction of hours of labor, suppression of idleness, of competition, of the struggle for life, and also for money" (De Laveleye)....   [tags: Looking Backward Essays]

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Bellamy's Looking Backward: Utopia or Fantasy?

- Bellamy's Looking Backward: Utopia or Fantasy?               Although Edward Bellamy's twentieth century society in Looking Backward appears to be the perfect utopia, it could never exist. The very factors that Bellamy claimed contributed to the society's establishment and success are, in reality, what would lead to its failure. The twentieth century society lacked the possibility for advancements in technology while at the same time lacking competition and appropriate incentives. Even if we ignore these faults, we observe that when Bellamy created his society for Looking Backward, he made several false assumptions about human behavior and failed to realize that the only way his society...   [tags: Looking Backward Essays]

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Lawrence Wright’s The Looming Tower

- Introduction Throughout the 1990s and into the 21st century, words such as jihad, suicide bomber, and al-Qaeda increasingly permeated the collective consciousness of Americans. These words were associated with fear, with terror, with the threat of death, and with the eastern ‘Other’. September 11, 2001 is a day on which most can recall the shaky words of broadcasters and the billowing plumes of smoke that were emitted from the towers of the World Trade Centre when members of the Islamic fundamentalist group al-Qaeda hijacked four commercial passenger airplanes and crashed them into targeted landmarks in the United States....   [tags: Orientalism, Muslim Women, and Al-Qaeda]

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The Looking Glass, Alice Falls Back Asleep And Revisits A Wonderland Type Of Dream

- In Lewis Carroll’s sequel novel, Through the Looking Glass, Alice falls back asleep and revisits a Wonderland type of dream. In her dream a few of the characters from Carroll’s first novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, reappear. Because of their reappearance, and a few episodes of interactions, Alice is reminded that there is no reason or logic to her dream worlds, but along with this theory, for this particular dream world, everything is backwards. After Alice entered her new dream world, she met up with the Red Queen and was overlooking the valley when she came to the realization that the valley was marked out like a large chess-board....   [tags: Chess, Chess piece, Through the Looking-Glass]

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Ambition in Rosemary Well's When No One Was Looking

- Ambition in Rosemary Well's When No One Was Looking  When No One Was Looking is a suspenseful story of a girl's ambition, friendship, and love of tennis, that takes her to the top. Although she is not beautiful, rich, or good in school, fourteen year old Kathy Bardy has a natural talent for tennis. One day, Kathy loses a match against Ruth Gumm that should have been simple for her. The next day Kathy finds out that Ruth is dead. Although Julia, Oliver, and Kathy's parents try to comfort her, Kathy feels guilty for wishing Ruth was dead the other night....   [tags: When No One Was Looking]

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Michèle Roberts’s The Looking Glass

- Michèle Roberts’s The Looking Glass The understanding of history as a linear and unproblematic narrative, dominated by kings and queens, warriors and heroes, has long been denied by women writers. As Linda Anderson argues, these events ‘take on a different meaning, a different configuration when we begin to see through them – in both senses – to women’s concealed existence in the private sphere of family and home’ (Anderson, p.130). Women have little place in traditional linear history and have come to deny its authority and question its dominance....   [tags: Michele Roberts Looking Glass Essays]

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Cultural Analysis in Looking For Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

- Jossie's inteligence and confidence are two unique qualities portrayed in this young girl, struggling with her identity. She is a remarkably imagitive young person possesing a quick temper. She is a confused girl searching to find where she belongs in the two different cultures. These cultures, being australian and italian, are very demanding on such a young girl, having to mould herself for each and find an equalibrium of both. She has major difficulties coping with the harsh reality of prejudice and these problems soon take their toll on her....   [tags: Looking for Alibrandi Essays]

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Exploring Freedom in Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward

- The definition of freedom depends entirely on how the phrase “freedom from…” ends. Perhaps a most straightforward understanding of freedom is the laissez-faire emphasis on limiting the power of government to interfere in economic and social matters. In this state of absolute freedom, however, inequalities exist between people, so that freedom from a controlling government does not imply individuals’ freedom of contract, movement, legal protection, equal rights through citizenship, or political voice....   [tags: Looking Backward Essays]

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Losing Control

- Some people may say that having control over someone or something can bring satisfaction and a sense of power. In the an article called “Gunman Kills Himself After Hostage Drama (584)” written by Charles P. Wallace and Tim Waters loss of control and the feeling of being helplessness makes Robert B. Rose commit a last act of asserting control over himself. In another article written by Martin E.P. Seligman called “On Learned Helplessness (585)” the feeling of loosing control of oneself is something that can cause someone to do things that they thought they would never do....   [tags: Psychology]

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Looking For Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

- Our destiny is not entirely in our own hands. Other people can completely change our lives. Nobody can say that our destiny is entirely in our own hands. Sometimes decisions that effect our lives are completely out of our hands. I have spoken to a few people about this topic and most have disagreed with this statement. While the choices we make mainly determine our destiny, some things that are out of our control can completely change our destiny. Some of the main points for the argument that destiny is in our own hands is that when we make decision, we are responsible for the result of that decision and the things that follow....   [tags: Looking for Alibrandi Essays]

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Looking for the

- Looking for the "I" Function among the Visual Processes; Contemplating its Character and Possibilities Oliver Sacks wrote a case study about a sixty-seven year old painter who lost his color vision as a result of a car accident. His vision was such that everything appeared to him as a black and white TV screen. After numerous tests his doctors could find nothing wrong with his eyes and concluded that he had a rare cerebral dysfunction form of achromatopsia caused by visual cortex damage. Mr. I, as Oliver Sacks called him, retained an awareness of where color should be....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Analysis of Losing Isaiah

- Support is defined as a means to endure bravely or quietly (Merriam-Webster). In Losing Isaiah, Khaila, a recovered crack addict, serves some time incarcerated. She then goes through a rehabilitation program, during which her main source of support was her case worker and counselor. In the process of fully recovering from crack she discovers that her baby, Isaiah, is still alive. With the help of her counselor and a lawyer she is able to endure a long and pressing trial to gain a second chance to be a better mother to Isaiah (Losing Isaiah)....   [tags: Losing Isaiah 2014]

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The Language of Eudora Welty's Losing Battles

- The Language of Eudora Welty's Losing Battles In his essay, "The Languages of Losing Battles", Mr. Bass contends that the form of language used by two major characters in Eudora Welty's Losing Battles, Julia Mortimer and Granny Vaughn, serves as a challenge to the "male-authored decrees" (Bass) found throughout the book. Julia's idioms are "teaching, writing, and books," (Bass)while Granny Vaughn, on the other hand, uses oral language to transmit family history. While Julia's province is one of ideas and abstraction in the written word, Granny Vaughn's stories are concrete, empirical, and rooted in actual events and real people....   [tags: Eudora Welty Losing Battles]

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Individualism in Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy

- Julian West, a man born and raised in the 19th century has suddenly appeared in the 20th century. Due to an apparent mishap in the 19th, his body was never awaken and remained in its mesmeric state. When he woke up, he found himself in a whole different society then he was living in. The economy, government, and the whole social structure were completely changed. To Julian, the 20th century became the perfect image of a utopian society. But the society of the 20th century has left behind the pride of individualism which was cherished in the 19th century....   [tags: Looking Backward Essays]

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Influenza, Avian Influenza, and the Impacts of Past and Looming Pandemics

- Influenza, Avian Influenza, and the Impacts of Past and Looming Pandemics Avian influenza is a disease that has been wreaking havoc on human populations since the 16th century. With the recent outbreak in 1997 of a new H5N1 avian flu subtype, the world has begun preparing for a pandemic by looking upon its past affects. In the 20th Century, the world witnessed three pandemics in the years of 1918, 1957, and 1968. In 1918 no vaccine, antibiotic, or clear recognition of the disease was known. Killing over 40 million in less than a year, the H1N1 strain ingrained a deep and lasting fear of the virus throughout the world....   [tags: Biology Medical Influenza Disease]

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Financial Contacting with Optimistic Entrepreneurs

- Mr. Smith has decided to become a venture capitalist but he is worried about capital losses and lower rate of return. Consequently, he needs important information regarding financial contracting with optimistic entrepreneurs. The need for significant information about financial contracting with optimistic entrepreneurs is fueled by the existence of seemingly little empirical work that compares the attributes of real world financial contracts. In the process of providing Mr. Smith with some important information that would help him as a venture capitalist, it is important to focus on the major areas of financial contracting with optimistic entrepreneurs....   [tags: internal looting of companies]

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Looking at a Woman

- Women have made great advancements in improving their rights and roles within society and are now less likely to be viewed as inferior by males. Nevertheless, they are still facing many challenges including being perceived as objects and being expected to dress and behave a certain way. In his essay “Looking at Women,” Scott Russell Sanders analyzes how men often perceive women as objects because of their indecent wardrobe and their willingness to put their bodies on display. In her essay “Why Women Smile,” Amy Cunningham explains the value of a smile and how it does not always reflect how a woman is truly feeling on the inside....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Scott Russell]

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Looking into the Abyss

- Evil is mesmerizing. As a culture, we are fascinated not with the best of ourselves, but with the worst. Books about serial killers, real and imaginary sell in huge numbers. Movies are populated with villains so twisted and brilliant that only other brilliant psychopaths can catch them. The airwaves are flooded with documentaries and, even, entire networks covering nothing but crime and punishment. On those occasions when a real, flesh-and-blood monster is captured amongst us, each new piece of information is unleashed on the public by reporters breathless with anticipation....   [tags: Psychology]

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A Journey of Discovery in Looking For Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta

- Josephine Alibrandi, a Catholic girl, narrates the novel in her final year of High school. She attends St Martha's, a wealthy catholic school in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Her academic scholarship ensures her place at the school as she is not as well off as the population of largely wealthy Anglo-Celtic girls that attend the school. Her Italian origin has been the reason for much persecution toward her in her life. Her background against the monied origins of her peers also provides much source of angst for Josie....   [tags: Looking for Alibrandi Essays]

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Losing a Loved One in Shoeless Joe Jackson by W.D. Kinsella

- ... "are you kidnapping me?" this quote shows that in the process of doing what the voices tell him to do he travels across the US to pursue a man he has never met before, kidnap him and then take him to a baseball game. He will do all of this because he hopes that it will lead to his father coming to play baseball. This is one of the most questionable things he does and it puts him in serious risk of absolutely ruining his life and reputation by being sent to jail for kidnapping. This shows just how far Ray is willing to go to reconnect with his father....   [tags: dead, father, reputation, security]

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Looking at the Complete Powerless to the Powerless

- Throughout history most of the world’s documented accounts have been interoperated by the powerful elites. History is the story of mankind; therefore like most stories, history has two perspectives. After the end of the Second World War, historians began looking to other ways of analyzing history. With the rise of the hippie movement, Vietnam War, women’s rights movement, civil rights movement, and the cold war historians started questioning how, why, and what caused society to get like this. The consensus movement was started as historians first observed the primary sources of the outsiders of society....   [tags: Outsiders of America paper]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Looking For Me '

- From the dark, came a familiar voice. "Looking for me?" LJ turned as he heard a voice and saw Andy wheeling out of the shadows. "Andy, you 're OK." LJ grinned. "So I see you changed your mind, I 'm glad you 're here,” Andy said with a sparkle in his eyes. "You find anything?" LJ asked curiously. "Matter of fact, I did; a purse belonging to Mrs. Patterson,” Andy answered. "You don 't think she was mugged, then killed do you?" LJ asked. "I don 't think so; I think it was another motive. Listen, I 'm going to take this piece of evidence back to my office and go through it some more....   [tags: 2006 albums, Pop ballads, 2006 singles]

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What Employers Are Looking for in Employees

- ... Flexibility enables both individual and business needs to be met through making changes to the time (when), location (where) and manner (how) in which an employee works. Flexibility should be mutually beneficial to both the employer and employee and result in superior outcomes. (” Flexibility is very important in today’s workplace because employers are looking for workers who are willing to travel and who could come in at any time when there are needed. There also want the workers to be flexibility with changes in the workplace, which there company could grow....   [tags: baby boomers, skills, qualities, attributes]

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Looking At Statistics And Signing A Player

- Imagine a time when the person running a Major League Baseball franchise would want top notch players that would help his or her team win a championship. Well that was not that long ago. Now, owners are luring the players whose analytics are very good, not star players who are going to getting a huge pay day. There is good proof to why I changed my opinion and why I now agree with the author 's point of view of analytics and looking more in depth and towards data is more important than the old way of looking at statistics and signing a player....   [tags: Major League Baseball, National League]

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Summary Of ' Looking At Emmett Till '

- In John Edgar Wideman’s article, “Looking at Emmett Till” shows Emmett’s horrific murder as the living proof of the racism that occurred at that time in history and how it has revived its way back to distress our country with the same racism that existed 61 year ago. Today, more than ever, African Americans are facing another battle for equality. It seems as if the phrase, “history eventually repeats itself” has been prove by the continuous breaking news of African Americans been murder by white police officers....   [tags: Black people, Race, African American, White people]

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The Sociological Perspective Of Looking At The Individual

- When most of today’s society thinks about homeless people, they usually associate this lifestyle with laziness or other negative stereotypes. People assume that because people are living on the streets with no jobs or belongings that they simply refuse to work in order to be able to own things; however, this is usually not the case. Homeless people often find themselves being in their living situation because they lose or cannot find an occupation, they lose all of their possessions due to tragic natural events such as fire or weather, or they grow up in poverty and do not know how to break the vicious economic cycle....   [tags: Homelessness, Homelessness in the United States]

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Looking for Tolerance in a Postmodern World

- ... We are not to walk away from sin we are to run. God makes it clear. Sin is not a bargaining tool that we allow certain sins to be more deadly than others are. Sin is sin. The first century morality was not unlike our twenty-first century morality. Premarital and extra-marital affairs exist in both. Prostitution is common in both centuries. The speed in which sexual perverseness can occur in today’s society can occur at a much more rapid rate due to the Internet, however, with the same outcome as it was then, the defiling of one’s body, a body that belongs to God....   [tags: christian, sin, morality]

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Looking For A Plastic And Cosmetic Surgery

- Research Objectives I cannot emphasize enough the importance of research, research and more research while looking for a plastic or cosmetic surgeon. The information is out there you have to do the work. Doing the necessary homework is crucial to you finding a great surgeon and could mean life or death. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons website are one of the sources that can assist in guiding consumers through their search process for a medical professional. In today’s world of plastic and cosmetic surgery it is important that patients are educated on the pros and cons of these surgical procedures and for them to understand that this is real surgery and complications can occur....   [tags: Surgery, Plastic surgery, General surgery]

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The Looking Glass, By Lewis Carroll

- In Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass, Alice is put in a variety of situations that expose her to different point of views. She meets the other characters of Wonderland as she takes on the role of a chess piece and moves through the “squares” of the chess board designed realm. By the end Alice has gained a new understanding and appreciation of her world, as well as her place in it. Carroll created a series of works that have inspired and entertained multiple generations. The story of Alice and her adventures in Wonderland, however, begins not with the writings of Lewis Carroll, but with the life of Charles Dodgson....   [tags: Alice's Adventures in Wonderland]

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Looking For Alaska By Miles Halter

- Have you ever felt like you don 't know what your purpose is in life. Like you’re stuck in this world surrounded by people, standing out, but never truly noticed, feeling like the one thing you screwed up has pulled you down with a chain for the rest of your continuing life. In the book, Looking For Alaska, Miles Halter is looking for his place in life. Such as, where he belongs, and what his purpose is. He made a decision to move to a new school, Culver Creek, to start a new year. He quotes “ ...‘I go to seek a Great Perhaps.’ That 's why I’m going....   [tags: Meaning of life, Life, Black-and-white films]

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Looking For Work By Gary Soto

- Do you have any friend or relatives that are considered to be broken or disorganized family. Do you know that many disorganized family are likely to ties with their extended family. If you know any broken or disorganized families, you may realized that a broken family usually faced many difficulties, such as financial problem, missing family members, and they tend to be unhappy comparing to others. Moreover, missing a father figure in the house for a child could cause numbers of problems. In the novel “Looking for Work” the main character and also the author who named Gary Soto, a nine year old Mexican American boy, he was from a disorganized and broken family....   [tags: Family, Nuclear family, Extended family, Mother]

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Through The Looking Glass of Art

- ... In contemplating the scene shown in The Return of the Prodigal Son (Fig.1) we are asked to see the virtue in forgiving one another and not to be ashamed to ask for forgiveness. The capacity to forgive one another is one way we are able to see the humanity in others. The second painting of Rembrandt’s that produces a deep connection between the image and the viewer is Aristotle (Fig. 2); this painting shows us Aristotle in contemplation looking discontent. According to Mariet Westermann, Rembrandt is suggesting, “Aristotle is torn by the competing demands of spiritual matters, embodied in the bust of Homer, and secular ones, signified by the medal with the portrait of Alexander the Great...   [tags: Rembrandt, Vermeer]

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Looking for Alibrandi in Meling Marchetta

- Melina Marchetta In what ways does Melina Marchetta comment on racial and cultural differences, and how effectively does her novel reflect reality. Looking for Alibrandi is a novel that discusses many racial and cultural differences and portrays the issues with a perspective very similar to reality. Marchetta addresses these issues with a true understanding as she grew up in the same conditions as Josephine Alibrandi. The main issue is how racism affects Josephine Alibrandi and how it changes her social experiences throughout the novel....   [tags: racial, cultural, difference, racism, sterotypes]

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Social Issues in Looking for Alibrandi

- Looking for Alibrandi Looking for Alibrandi is a novel in which reflects and comments to a majority of the social issues occurring in most communities around the world. The novel introduces the main character, Josephine Alibrandi as an intelligent and capable woman who is an Australian of Italian descent. Due to her background, she undergoes social issues such as experiencing stereotypes and social statuses. The author, Melina Marchetta applies a variety of familiar and stereotypical events in the book....   [tags: communities, sterotypes, statuses, social]

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Visual Analysis : Looking At Learning

- Visual Analysis  What is the first thing image that comes to mind when somebody says education. Education and learning can be depicted in an almost infinite number of ways, in "Scenes and Un-Scenes: Looking at Learning", education is depicted in few completely different ways, from a classroom full of children to a woman home schooling a group of small and older children. This brings upon the idea that there is no set idea when it comes to education and learning, that everything is experienced as an individual....   [tags: Psychology, Learning, Education]

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Looking Back on the MBA Program

- Looking back An in person interview was part of the application process for the executive MBA program. In this interview, Julie Orzabel explained the program as “doing 4-6 weeks of a regular MBA program in a single weekend”. At first, this makes sense but now I think nothing is farther from the truth and it should not be the objective either. The most impactful courses in the curriculum are these that provide the basic concepts rather than full course content. Without the professional work experience these concepts would not make as much sense as they do with real-life experience....   [tags: basic concepts, architecture, customer]

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Looking Back On The Practicum Experience

- Looking back on the practicum experience, it is clear that I learned much professionally and personally. I embarked on this experience feeling nervous, lacking in confidence and uncertain about what lay ahead. My first few days were a whirlwind adjusting to the chaotic, dynamic, and ongoing crises that are typical of the hospital setting. I was not prepared for the level of crisis that is a reality of Cumberland Hall and how at any moment a patient can spiral emotionally and become unstable. To respond, calmly, skillfully, empathically and professionally takes experience and knowledge....   [tags: Learning, Patient, Psychology, Knowledge]

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Looking For Alaska By John Green

- I am positively in love with books. I love the feeling that I am having a conversation with the author. One of my favorite books, Looking for Alaska by John Green, generates that emotion every time I open it. Its ambiguous nature allows me to discover something new each time, like I am uncovering a new layer of a dear friend with every turn of the page. The novel is told from the perspective of Miles Halter (known in the story as Pudge) as he seeks his great adventure in an out-of-state boarding school....   [tags: Suicide, Major depressive disorder, Schizophrenia]

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Autism : Looking Beyond The Classroom

- Autism: Looking Beyond the Classroom You do not have to go a to big city to realize that everyone is unique, just take a look at students in a high school. Everyone is different in their own way, some people are short, others are tall. Some are big and others are small. Some people have Autism, and others do not. Autism makes one especially unique. Interactions with autistic students can often make someone 's day, you just have to take the time to talk with them. The problem some students are facing is they do not get to see the autistic students on a daily basis, because they are being isolated in a special education room....   [tags: Autism, Autism spectrum, Asperger syndrome]

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Looking Into The King James Bible

- Matthew 6:16-18 declares, “When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that it will not be obvious to men that you are fasting, but only to your Father, who is unseen; and your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.” In looking into the King James Bible we look at the book of Matthew and how it is refereing to fasting, Jewish tradition is what this Christianity faith is derived from and the fasting aspect is just one more facet that this faith follows....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Islam, Heaven]

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Looking Backward by Edward Bellamy

- Essay Option 2: Looking Backward: Government and power imbalance from 1887 – 2000 The vision and ideas in Bellamy’s book Looking Backward that stronger government would create a utopian society were mainly related to the power imbalance developing in the gilded age, the ideas of social theorists like Henry George, workers’ rights movements known as unions and the actions of government leaders in the 19th century. In Bellamy’s book, a major theme in Julian’s journey through the year 2000 and throughout the comparison between 1887 and 2000 is that there is a vision of strong government control over multiple aspects of life more so in the dream 2000 than had been in 1887....   [tags: utopia, insomia patient, government]

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Looking Back on My Memories

- Carved, flickering pumpkins perched on the porch, and cheap decorations cluttered the walls with a few fold out chairs. I snatched the bowl of candy and plopped in an old chair. Two shadowy figures appeared sprinting my direction. They ran desperately, rolling in the leaves and throwing toads at one another. I admired the two little boys' longing gaze at the bowl of treats. I froze. My childhood innocence manifested itself into a stressful environment with an encroaching future and changed perspective of the world....   [tags: childhood, youth, relax, future]

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Looking at the World Sociologically

- Looking at the World Sociologically To look at the world sociologically, one must first understand the definition of sociology. Sociologists, according to Peter L. Berger are people who are “intensively, endlessly, and shamelessly interested in the doings of men.” They study people in their natural habitat, which is wherever people gather. So in order to look at the world from this perspective, one should “think systematically about how many things we experience as personal problems are really social issues that are widely shared by others born in a similar time and social location as us.” (Pearson Custom Sociology, 5) This is known as the “sociological imagination”, first coined by C....   [tags: study, social structure, racism]

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An Inward Looking Theorist Essay

- When signing up for a course as a transfer you don’t quite always know what you are getting into. Consequently, this led to me being blindsided the moment I walked into English 202 and had to get back into the swing of things. At the beginning of the semester it seemed like it would be easy, however, I learned quickly that it wasn’t going to get easier, and while though out the semester I improved in my writing on my essays, it wasn’t without its struggles. After making it look easy, there was a lot of work put into each assignment to pull off something that didn’t come naturally to me, often I had trouble grasping any outward looking theory which might allude to the fact that I am more of a...   [tags: Essay, Writing, Essays, Theory]

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What Are Employers Looking For?

- What Are Employers Looking For. ​In my past jobs, I notice that employers are looking for almost the same kind of employee each and every time. Though there are different job positions to be filled, the characteristics or traits always end up being similar to one another because employers already have an idea of what kind of employee usually works well for organizations and if a person fits in that mold, the chances of getting hired is higher. Knowing what employers want will actually help us to get jobs faster....   [tags: Employment, Communication, Thought, Job interview]

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Looking For A Bath Scale

- When looking for a bath scale, there are a few features that should guide you. These include accuracy, easy to read display and simplicity among others. It’s expected that a bath scale should give you weight measurements that are accurate hence can be trusted. While bath scales were initially used to measure weight only, the ones available now are able to give you more. You can now get ones that will give you measurements on body fat, body mass index and body water percentage. Other can even give you a simple weather forecast therefore helping you to plan on what to wear....   [tags: Mass, Accuracy and precision, Backlight]

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Looking At My Personal Background

- Statement of purpose Today marketing becomes more challenging for a new player to jump into a Cutthroat market while other players are seeking for white space. Regardless of top-rank companies, the change of business trends is gathering pace. One aspect of tomorrow 's marketer is to come up with practical strategies in order to survive in the existing market. Looking at my personal background, I was born in a family business which has been established for over 50 years by multiple generations. My family companies are well known named NAM SILP THAI EYEWEAR Company Limited, Better Vision Group Company Limited and Thai Optical Group Public Company Limited which are all complete optical business...   [tags: Marketing, Business, Retailing]

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I Am Looking At Diana

- When I was looking at Diana 's background, I found out that she knows some basics about exercising since she has been very active. She will not be able to do what she did a while ago so she will have to start out with small workouts and work her way up. She will have to build herself up in cardiovasular strength and endurance. From what I read about her weight, height, and body fat percentage, I would recommend her changing her eating habits because of how long she wants to do this in, which is 3 months....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Adipose tissue, Metabolism]

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Looking At All 8 Ads

- Looking at all 8 ads there are clear similarities and differences. One similarity is that men and women are both required to be in good shape and have perfect features. This can be explained because the media wants men and women to live up to this “ideal male or female beauty” and companies feel that by selling their product through or on attractive men and women, people will be inclined to buy it in order to achieve that beauty. However, these perfect features are more likely than not photo shopped in advertisements....   [tags: Gender, Male, Female, Masculinity]

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Looking At A Career Path

- Looking at a career path for many can be as simple or as complex as the individual involved and what has even brought them to this point in life that as assessment of career path is even prudent. For a number of people a career path may in some senses determined long before things like money and financial security were even associated with a labor. Though not as prevalent as it has been at one time, the idea or assumption that a child or children would continue on in a certain job as their parents had is not a larger part of the family values system....   [tags: Psychiatry, Mental disorder, Nursing]

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Looking At The Silicon Companies

- Looking at the Silicon Companies, they aren’t hiring graduates from San Jose State University due to their lack or education, mostly in English. Like most companies, they would only hire people that are suitable for their companies to be competitive in the marketplace. It wouldn’t be fair for the people who tried their best, but there are other people that had a better education because of where they are from. To make it fair for everybody in the world, the schools should change their curriculum to just the classes that the students need in order to do their job that they want....   [tags: Education, School, Teacher, High school]

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Looking At North American History

- Looking at North American history as a comparative framework helps and shows why labor and class are the way they are in these diverse but similar countries. Many similarities are found in labor and class between the United States and Canada, while Mexico conditions are more harsh and not treated as fairly. To understand the labor and of North American History we analyze New Spain, New France and New England, but also the labor and of the United States, Canada, and Mexico as a whole. New Spain’s labor was different then that of New France and New England because of the large Indian population, encomienda, and repartimiento....   [tags: Slavery, Indentured servant, United States]

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Looking into Videogame Design

- A week or two ago we received an assignment to research the career we wanted to go in to in the future. Knowing full well what I wanted to do, it wasn’t hard to head straight to the internet to learn more about videogame design. As a kid I grew up playing videogames so I already had some significant exposure to the genre. As a kid I would also draw all the time and would later turn that hobby into a career plan. With these in combination, becoming the person who designs the games is like a dream to me....   [tags: career choices]

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Looking Toward the Future

-   Pondering about my future, I was able to identify three goals to work towards to better my life. The first goal is personal, my fiancé and I have been trying to save for a house and a car and this is the year we are going to make the purchases. My second goal is professional, in the future, I would ideally like to be a social worker. However, thinking about the immediate future, I would like to find a job that will give me real world experience in my chosen field of study. Finally, my third goal pertains to my on-line education....   [tags: realistic goals, behaviorial science, goals]

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Looking Glass Self Theory

- With relation to the question, one topic of study that might interest both sociologist and psychologist is how some students feel that they are entitled to go into a school because they come from a certain background and school. (See, 2013). A psychologist is a person who studies personality, which comprises consistent and distinct behavioural traits, which are expressed externally, and emotional traits, which are possessed internally. Psychologists also attempt to understand socialization, a process that teaches individuals how to be accepted into a society by incorporating rules, values or norms for better adaptation....   [tags: psychology, socialization]

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