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The Mind of Serial Killers

- We can all agree that serial killers are unpredictable scary people but when it comes to why they kill, everyone has a different view. In my research paper I will get into the mind of a serial killer and try to figure out what exactly sets them into uncontrollable rage. John Wayne Gacy, Jeffery Dahmer, Henry Lee Lucas, Charles Manson, Timothy McVeigh, Ann Rule, Angel Resendez, David Berkowitz, Albert DeSalvo, Ottis Toole, Eddie Gein, and Herbert Mullin, what do all of these serial killers have in common and why did they kill....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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William Faulkner 's A Rose For Emily

- In the course of a woman 's life there is vanity that prevails at first and slowly fades with the the mishaps or missed opportunities in life, for instance a once young and beautiful woman lets her surroundings affect the way she really wants to live and love. As to say, once a rose so vibrantly red and blossomed becomes withered and grey in waiting days. William Faulkner 's early 20th century story " A Rose for Emily," is an American gothic horror tale that shows the transition in Emily’s life of living her youth in the Old South and then getting older in a fast changing world that turns into the New South....   [tags: William Faulkner, Sartoris, The Mansion]

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A Rose For Emily By William Faulkner

- William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” discusses the pitiful and lonely life of Emily Grierson from the perspective of the nosey townspeople. Emily’s peculiar and secluded personality is derived from the death of her father and inability to feel emotion and vulnerability again. Even after she lets a man into her life, she doesn’t treat him like a normal woman would. In order to maintain Emily’s reputation, the townspeople do everything they can to cover up for her strange actions that she does out of loneliness....   [tags: William Faulkner, Sartoris, The Mansion]

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The Southern Myth Of William Faulkner 's A Rose For Emily

- The Southern Myth of William Faulkner’s “A Rose for Emily” The story “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner is primarily about gossip in a small town such as the author’s hometown himself. It is based on a woman who is buried alive in a house that has literally become a tomb; she is buried alive in the concept of southern lady hood, and to this the auxiliary concept of manhood is relevant. Faulkner shifts from third person to first person at a point in the short story and uses the pronoun “we” to indicate the agreement of the small town....   [tags: William Faulkner, Short story, The Mansion]

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William Faulkner 's A Rose For Emily

- It is William Faulkner’s unique ability to utilize a variety of tones to create a character that the audience sympathizes but also feels animosity towards that makes “A Rose for Emily” so page-turning. Emily Grierson is a pretty mysterious woman. After her father dies, she is left with only a house and no money. Later, she meets a man, becomes alienated from society, and stops leaving her house. In literature, the tone is the narrator’s attitude towards his/her subject, conveyed in a various ways....   [tags: William Faulkner, Short story, The Mansion]

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The Fab Four: The Beatles

- The 60’s were a time of drugs, Vietnam, civil rights, and rock and roll, but most of all the sixties were known as the birth of one of the greatest bands to ever exist, the Beatles. In Liverpool, England four boys, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, formed an English rock band. The Beatles started their career by playing in simple clubs for around a three-year period. In 1961 they auditioned for Decca Records. Dick Rowe the man in charge of Decca, turned down the boys and passed up the biggest chance of a lifetime....   [tags: liverpool, civil rights, bands]

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The Following: Analysis Sources

- “The Following” Summary of the Source Charles Manson is a concise maniac who led a cultural cult that killed based on Manson’s “prophetic” message in the Beatles song “Helter Skelter.” He believed that there was going to be a war between blacks and whites; the blacks would execute the whites. Manson and “The Family” would be safe throughout this war because of their underground safe house. However, after winning this war, blacks would not have the knowledge of how to rule properly, therefore, the remaining white people would take over with Manson as the head of the new world....   [tags: source, killing, society]

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Analysis of Scene in the Middle of the Night

- In our scene from Middle of the Night, There are two characters; Betty and Marilyn. My character Betty is in her room getting ready for a date when Marilyn walks in. Marilyn is a very close friend of Betty’s and has been for six years. Betty and Marilyn seem like the kind of friends who are close because they are in similar circumstances. They are both married woman in their mid twenties who go shopping for their family’s together and talk about marital gossip. Their friendship is almost effortless because it is so natural and apart of their daily routine....   [tags: friends, conversation, decision, marital, divorce]

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The Lust for Murder: The Milwake Canibal

- The Lust for Murder Emotions get the best of everyone in stressful situations, but what about those without any emotions to spare. The media glamorizes murders and serial killers by making them the spotlight of movies, shows and novels. What readers and viewers often forget is that these people are real and have resided on the same street that their kids ride bikes on. The people that commit these horrendous crimes are often known as sociopaths. Not all sociopaths become serial killers, but the combination of abusive childhood, environment and genetic influences pushes them to repeatedly kill and take innocent lives....   [tags: sociopats, serial killer]

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Conflict Between Civilization And The Individual

- Freud believed that tension continually exists between civilization and the individual. Civilization curbs the individual from pursuing his or her basic instincts as an animal would pursue. There is an irony here in that humans, in trying to pursue happiness, in building or creating a civilization or society, are actually making themselves unhappy with all the rules and regulations enforced or imposed on them. We are not aware of our repressed feelings unless undergoing psychoanalysis according to Freud....   [tags: Sigmund Freud, Psychoanalysis]

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Is Media Too Violent?

- Adam McDonald 1/11/15 English Report Mrs. Galenski Is Media Too Violent. Modern culture is influenced by many different types of social media, and news outlets. In 2011, a reported 22.5 million people watched the evening news on a daily basis (http://www.stateofthemedia.org/). What they see, however, is what causes debate amongst many. Many of these news outlets have a negative and violent newscast, resulting in many people watching crimes or hearing of vulgar activities, on a daily basis. Children and young adults, the specific age group focused on, are exposed to ten hours and forty-five minutes of media coverage per day (Yolus 148)....   [tags: Violence, Video game controversy]

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Movie Analysis : ' Everything I Never Told You '

- Valentina Marmol Mr. Chow Thanatology 20 December 2016 Everything I Never Told You It is important to voice one’s opinion, because hiding things can only lead to negative consequences. In Everything I Never Told You, Celeste Ng tells us a story about a girl, Lydia, who tried to carry out her parent’s unfulfilled desires. She deceived her parents into thinking that she was the perfect child that they always wanted her to be, popular and into medicine and science, but in reality it was quite the opposite....   [tags: Mother, Family, Thought, American films]

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Pop Art And Its Effect On Society

- Pop art began in the 1950s in Britain and later became a phenomenon in New York. It instantly appealed to the younger masses, but also the middle-aged generation that searched for the excitement of youth within the arts and entertainment. (Lippard 2004) Pop art does not depict a style; it is much rather “a collective term for artistic phenomena” in which the feeling of being in a specific time discovered its solid expression. Pop art harmonized the “progress-orientated prospects of the epoch” and also the disastrous viewpoint of the period....   [tags: Pop art, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein]

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Fire On His Mind By Pamela Carter Joern

- Fire On His Mind Is it possible that being too protective over your child may cause an outcome that is disappointing rather than one that makes a person proud. In some situations, letting a child learn on their own is better than always telling them what to do. In Fire on His Mind, by Pamela Carter Joern, the theme of how our young ones affect us is fully explored through the use of plot, character and setting. Through the use of plot, the narrator gives us an early picture of who the boss is. In this short story, the boss is the dad Tom....   [tags: Fiction, Short story, Character, Thought]

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Movie Analysis : ' Everything I Never Told You And Ken Liu 's ' The Paper Menagerie '

- In Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You and Ken Liu’s “The Paper Menagerie”, there are many differences and few similarities. The bond between mother and child is one of the many contrasts within the two. Along with the relationship of how child treats their mother, the child not really knowing their mother 's past, and the mother’s expectations of their child. Although these characters have similarities, the difference is how parental expectations can really make them who they are. Lydia feels it 's an obligation to constantly say yes and please her mother....   [tags: Mother, Mothers, Father, Expected value]

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Examples of Famous Women Who Have Changed Society

- Introduction How Women Have Changed Society Women over the years have changed society, from marilyn monroe, to eva peron, to anne frank, these women have changed the way people thought about education, rights, and the working community. Marilyn Monroe Marilyn Monroe was an actress,model,and inspiration to girls everywhere. she was born in 1926 and passed away in 1962. Marilyn Monroe was a successful women, in 1946 was a pivotal year for Marilyn, she divorced her young husband and changed her name from the boring Norma Baker to the more glamorous Marilyn Monroe (after her grandma)....   [tags: Success, Inspiration]

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Criminals with Mental Illnesses

- Many criminals in the United States suffer from mental illnesses, most commonly is Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia has many symptoms, some of them are, delusions, hallucinations, disorganized thinking or speech, and abnormal behavior. Symptoms of Schizophrenia in teenagers can be withdrawn from friends or family, a drop in performance in school, trouble sleeping, depressed or an irritable mood, and a lack of motivation. In 1981 Steven Steinberg was charged with killing his wife, Elena by stabbing her with a kitchen knife 26 times....   [tags: schizophrenia, symptoms, delusions, hallucinations]

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`` Number Twelve Looks Just Like Me ``

- A perfect society is every country 's goal, one in which everyone is happy and beautiful, successful where all are equal and “free” to live their lives in perfect harmony. However, what must be sacrificed to gain that type of harmony. The 1964 Twilight Zone episode “Number Twelve Looks Just Like me” highlights a self-absorbed society focus on creating a perfect world void of ugliness and individuality. Young adults are to chooses from a specific set of models which they we be transformed through an operation to gain their exact likeness....   [tags: Human physical appearance, Beauty, Aesthetics]

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How the Internet Changed American Culture

- The internet is the best way to communicate with others. According to John Deighton in 1996, there were 35 million users online. Which is nothing compared to now. On June 30, 2012, a group call the Miniwatts Marketing Group there were 2,405,518,378 people on the internet, 1,076,518,378 users came from Asia alone. (Internet Usage Statistics). The internet is basically a communication system created by a network of computers (History of the Internet) and was invented in the year 1957 (Clare Suddath)....   [tags: Communcation, Technology, Internet]

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Does The Influence of Music Have an Effect Contemporary Youth?

- Does The Influence of Music Have an Effect Contemporary Youth. Ever since the shocking event in Littleton, which involved two avid Marylyn Manson fans, society has been questioning the effects of aggressive contemporary music on the youth. Although evidence suggests that there is a notable link between violence and aggressive music, it must be realized that other factors influence teenage violence even more so. Shootouts, much like the Columbine incident, are commonly seen in many of today’s films, as well as films years ago....   [tags: Teen Violence Movies Media Essays]

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The Dam Debate

- The Dam Debate In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, John Muir, a naturalist, and Marsden Manson, an engineer for the city of San Francisco, engaged in a heated debate over the construction of a dam in Hetchy Hetchy Valley. Muir wanted to preserve nature for the future, so he objected to the dam because he felt it would destroy the beauty of the area. On the other hand, Manson believed building a dam would provide water and electricity to the thousands of people who lived in the city of San Francisco, and this would preserve the well being of the human race for the future....   [tags: Environmental John Muir Ecology Essays]

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Violence In American Media Influencing Australian Youth

- American music, films and video games have had a great impact on Australian citizens, particularly on young people. These American media products have got negative messages that have been invited to the audiences to engage in. Violent crimes is one of them. As American media continues to take the minds of the innocent and vulnerable, it becomes over powering and Australians are being flooded with negative violent messages. This is influencing Australians to believe that to be a tough, rough criminal is the new in thing and crime rates are escalating rapidly....   [tags: Media]

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Success Can Come in Many Ways

- In todays society 250,000 children are adopted daily worldwide by a very different variety of parents such as two parents, single parent, homosexuals, and interracial couples. Children in foster care have a difficult time switching from home to home and do not receive the proper education compared to a child who does not need alternative caregivers. Although, a foster child stays in a group home for two years, they have just as much likely hood to be successful as a child with biological parents....   [tags: foster children]

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Organization Socialization : An Organization

- 1. Group Processes: On his first day at the job, Robert is experiencing organization socialization. Organization socialization is the process by which a new employee adapts to their new job by learning the roles and norms of the organization. Robert is experiencing organization socialization because his supervisor has assigned Danielle, a coworker, to show Robert the proper ways to accomplish work at Community Services, Inc. Danielle explains to Robert that the organization for whom he work for now works in a very cohesive manner....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Critical thinking]

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Society's Influence Over Women

- Society's Influence Over Women Marge Peircy's "Barbie Doll" and Sharon Olds' "The Death of Marilyn Monroe" are two poems that deal with society's influence over women. However, the two women describe in the story are completely different on the outside, but the inside is much more similar. The female in "Barbie Doll" has no identity and no name, where as the female in "The Death of Marilyn Monore" is the icon Marilyn Monroe. Although these two women remarkably appear to be opposite, they have one thing in common - their own death- and society's opinions, stereotypes, and expectations murdered these two women....   [tags: Papers]

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Capital Punishment Essay - It’s Time to Put Murderers in Their Graves

- Death Penalty Essays – It’s Time to Put Murderers in Their Graves        You are running down the street with your best friend not too far behind.  You manage to round the corner, but you hear your friend trip. Suddenly a shot rings out.  Your friend screams. You continue to run, but look back and see the man who was following you pull out a large knife. Shocked in terror you can only blankly stare as the man proceed to cut your friend to pieces.  The blade falls once.  There is an explosion of red....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essays]

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Touching Wedding Speech from the Father of the Bride

- Touching Wedding Speech from the Father of the Bride (to the crowd) As Father of the Bride, I am honored to be the first to speak this evening. I would like to begin by welcoming each and every one of you on this joyous occasion. It is good to see so many friends and family here today to help celebrate Paula and Manson’s wedding. I would also like to remember those who have meant so much to our family, but could not be here today. (to Manson) At this time, I would like to take this opportunity to formally and wholeheartedly welcome Manson into our family....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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The Situation of Being an Outsider in Candle in the Wind and Remembrance Day

- The Situation of Being an Outsider in Candle in the Wind and Remembrance Day The two poems "Candle in the Wind" written by Elton John and Bernie Taupin and "Remembrance Day" written by Andrew Peters are both heart wrenching, impulsive, emotional and thought provoking poems. Both poems expressively highlight the issues of suicide, drugs, bullying, isolation, acceptance and being an outsider. They do this with powerful vocabulary and very effective language features. Within this essay I intend to discuss how different authors present and explore the situation of being an outsider within the context of a poem....   [tags: Papers]

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Bobbie Ann Mason's Use of Metaphor in "Shiloh"

- Bobbie Ann Mason explores a relationship conflict in the short story “Shiloh.” Manson uses a metaphor of craft building as a way to tell the story of Leroy and Norma’s relationship. Craft show how easily an object is build and how a mistake can deform the outcome. In the story “Shiloh, craft building is used to display what takes place between Leroy and Norma. The craft building metaphor symbolizes Leroy wanting to restart his life and Leroy wanting to rebuild his life and Leroy wanting to rebuild his relationship with Norma....   [tags: Literary Analysis]

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The Destructive Effects of Cult Conversions

- ... Still to this day Charles Manson has many followers that continue to praise him and his beliefs. The Ku Klux Klan have brained washed many people into believing that their race is superior to anybody else’s. The Ku Klux Klan along with Hitler were responsible for murdering millions of Jews. “The intent of such a group is to control and keep its members for life or until the victims cease to be of value to the leader.” (According to the Cult information Centre) To the Ku Klux Klan, the more warriors they recruit, the more powerful they become....   [tags: victims, cult leaders]

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Examples Of Sacrifice For The Sacrifice Of Family

- Sacrifice for the Sake of Family The idea of family is something that most people strive to have, and they make great journeys and sacrifices in order to maintain the integrity of their family. The bonds of family can motivate a person to make big changes for the betterment of their family. In many cases, a person will sever a piece of their self in order to maintain the integrity of their family. People will go to great lengths to maintain their families, as is evident in “A Worn Path” by Eudora Welty, “Babylon Revisited” by F....   [tags: Eudora Welty, A Worn Path, Marriage]

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Dame in Yosemite State Park

- Dame in Yosemite State Park In the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, a heated debate ensued over the building of a dam in the Hetchy Hetchy Valley in Yosemite State Park. The debate was between the naturalists of the area and the city engineers. I shall explore not only the debate prior to the building of the dam but also its affects on the population since its completion. Being a nature lover myself, I can easily sympathize with the people who wanted to preserve the natural beauty Yosemite, but in light of the facts, I feel that the dam was not only necessary but an overall benefit to the citizens of the surrounding area....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive papers]

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Greek Art

- According with S. Marilyn, (2009), Art History Portable Edition, Ancient Art Chapter Five, to knowledge about Greek history is important to understanding its arts; knowledge of its religious beliefs is indispensable, because most of their art pieces are based on myth and legends of their gods. Gods that were heroes and victorious warriors that deserved to be praised and recognized for others. The best way for the Greeks arties was creating living statues and majestic figures that reflect power and strength of their gods....   [tags: History, Architecture, Religion]

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Three Examples Of Charismatic Leaders

- 5 Examples of charismatic leaders As mentioned in the previous sections, charismatic leadership has plenty of historic examples in a range of fields. There are the political examples of Martin Luther King and the other extreme example of Hitler. But you also have charismatic leaders in the field of social justice and business. The below examples will hopefully outline the characteristics of charismatic leaders and the ideas of the model in a tangible manner. Mother Theresa Mother Theresa might not be a conventional example of a leader, but she perfectly fits the definition of a charismatic leader....   [tags: Leadership, Charismatic authority, Charisma]

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The Cold Equations By Tom Godwin

- The short story written by Tom Godwin “ The Cold Equations” illustrates appreciate what you have because it could be taken away in a matter of seconds. The story starts in the late 2170’s, when a girl, Marilyn, who just wants to see her brother boards a ship without anyone knowing . The pilot ,Barton, then finds her and calls the ship ,Stardust, to tell them that they had an emergency, a stowaway. Then the commander says that they have to get rid of her­­ they needed to kill her. Barton finds a way to let her live for a couple more hours, that way she could at least say goodbye to her brother....   [tags: English-language films, Short story]

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Norm Norma Jean 's Mother

- Gladys Pearl Monroe Baker was Norma Jean’s mother. She was born in 1902 in Mexico. Growing up, she was left in foster care, because her parents were unable to raise her. This stemmed from Gladys ' own struggle with mental illness, a condition her mother also suffered from. Gladys was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia. During her early years, she was left in the care of people who told her at a young age that they were not her parents. Gladys was married during her teen years to her first husband....   [tags: Suicide, Major depressive disorder, Schizophrenia]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Mindhunter ' By John Douglas

- Mindhunter by John Douglas, book report The book Mindhunter is a book based on a persons life and work, it is based on the famous FBI profiler John Douglas. John Douglas is also the author of the book. Mindhunter is starting with describing Mr. Douglas life before he started the BSU (behavioral science unit) at FBI in Quantico, Virginia. John Douglas started off with wanting the become a veterinarian, but he was never a straight A student i school and didn 't have the grades needed to become a veterinarian....   [tags: Crime, Police, Federal Bureau of Investigation]

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The Rise of Cult Activity

- The Rise of Cult Activity Cult activity has been on the rise over the past few decades. With it there has been an increase in the fear surrounding it. From this fear, society has learned much about cults, how they get members and what to look out for as far as cult recruiters go. Society as a whole has also learned what can be done to deal with cults. Cult activity and the fear that surrounds it Throughout the last couple of decades more and more stories of illegal cult activity or murders by satanic cults appear on the news each night....   [tags: Papers]

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Concience of Guilt vs a Guilty Concience

- Conscious of Guilt VS A Guilty Conscience Conscious and Conscience are two words that may sound the same and be familiar in definition but have two totally separate meanings. The differences are shown in definition and criminal example. Webster Dictionary defines Conscious as “Possessing knowledge, whether by internal conscious experience, or by external observation; cognizant; aware; sensible.” Webster Dictionary quotes -Milton as saying “Satan had no answer, but stood struck with guilt of his own sin.” Was this a conscious guilt or a guilty conscience....   [tags: definition, criminal, example, actions]

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Body Image

- Approximately 91% of women are unhappy with their bodies and resort to dieting to achieve their ideal body image (Cosslett, LucyBaxter). Before the beginning of the 20th century, most women who were considered attractive had bodies richly equipped with typically feminine curves. Researchers have stated that in former times the ideal of attractives, or being fat, was considered to be a status symbol. Between examining the careers of Marilyn Monroe and Kate Upton, one can see that over time society’s views of body image has evolved in very different ways....   [tags: women, unhappy, super models, monroe]

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Pop Art : The Pop Artist

- Pop art is anything one can think of. An artist can take a box of crackers, put the box in lighting that looks mysterious, take a picture and call it art. Pop art can be as simple or as complex as the artist chooses. Trying to explain pop art is like sitting in an English class where the teacher analyzes every object as a symbol and every word in the book has an algological meaning. We will never really know what the artist’s motives are without directly asking the artist. During the 1960’s, Andy Warhol became a famous pop artist with his loud screen prints and paintings of Marilyn Monroe and his Campbell’s soup can series (Art Story)....   [tags: Andy Warhol, Pop art, Roy Lichtenstein]

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Nursing 501 Health Policy And Ethics

- NURS 501 Health Policy/Ethics When I was enroll in the course Nursing 501 health policy and ethics, I learned many materials in this class such as different policy and ethics. The health policy and ethics that I learned is the HIPA policy and code of ethics in nursing. In the HIPA policy, the HIPA law gives patients the right to be informed if any information to be disclosed with written permission. If a staff gives any information without the patient permission, then the staff has violate the patient’s rights....   [tags: Medicine, Health, Nursing, Health care]

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Do I Have A Math Phobia?

- Do I have a math Phobia. I would not say that I have a math phobia, because when I understand the math I am doing I really enjoy it. Math is like a puzzle and it is comforting to know that there is one right answer. In high school, however, I was not a fan of math. My math teachers were not the greatest and I had a lot of trouble grasping the concepts, which made me overly anxious for the tests. If my high school experience with math had been better then maybe I would have taken more math classes in college and would be more confident in my mathematical abilities....   [tags: Problem solving, Mathematics, Recreation, Problem]

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What's on the Menu?

- Title Muffin tops, Weight Watchers, Atkins, these are all among the jargon designated for the horizontally challenged today. These words and others are the runoff of a much larger problem, obesity. Americans today have made being inactive and feasting on junk food acceptable, thereby greatly increase the percentage of the population that is extremely overweight. Excessive eating is not the lone source for this disproportionate problem of obesity, there are a myriad of causes and as many solutions (Manson 1)....   [tags: Health, Obesity, Food Industry]

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The Death Penalty is an Acceptable Form of Punishment

- The Death Penalty is an Acceptable Form of Punishment On March 29, 1971, a thirty-seven-year-old male was convicted of killing seven people and suspected in killing another thirty-five. His methods of killing included gunshots, stabbing with forks, knives, or swords, dissecting, and battering with clubs. He showed no remorse for what he had done, but instead created a media circus in which he had a starring role (Blundell 124-30). If anyone deserved to be executed for a murder sentence, it was Charles Manson....   [tags: Papers]

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A Brief History of Playboy Enterprises

- There are many different aspects of American Culture. One part of this culture is the idolization of beautiful women. Playboy is one of many examples of how Americans idolize women. Playboy Enterprises, recognized by their iconic Playboy Bunny symbol, started off as just a men’s magazine that includes journal articles, fiction, and of course, photographs of nude women. Playboy Magazine was founded by Hugh Hefner in Chicago, Illinois in 1953. Hefner incorporated HMH Publishing Co., Inc. in Delaware on October 1, 1953....   [tags: business analysis]

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The Sound of Liberty

- Poetry has changed as time has passed. We can see this just based upon the language used in poetry today and the language that was used in Shakespeare's era. Poetry over America is a perfect example of this. America has existed for over two hundred years and poems about her have changed over this time period. At the end of the 18th century Joseph Rodman Drake wrote about the freedom offered in America. In 1895 Katherine Lee Bates wrote about the wilderness and beauty in America. While in 1994 Marilyn Chin wrote about assimilation in America, and about how everyone is in a large melting pot and she described the struggles of being new to the U.S as a chinese immigrant....   [tags: poetry, language, shakespeare]

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Anorexia Among Super Models

- Ana Carolina Reston was a Brazilian fashion model. She started her modeling career at the age of 13 after she won a local beauty pageant. She was a normal girl who grew up in a middle class family. Her life dramatically took a turn for the worst after her first overseas trip to Guangzhou, China. She went to Guangzhou for a casting call, while she was there she was repeatedly told that she was “too fat”. She believed what they said and starting her downward spiral of anorexia nervosa. Her diet consisted of only apples and tomatoes....   [tags: diet, beauty pageant, thinness]

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Boaderling Personality Disorder

- Borderline personality disorder is an illness that is believed to be the suicidal cause of Marilyn Monroe. The darkness of Marilyn’s childhood have significantly influenced her adult life. Marilyn Monroe’s life seemed to most of people around the world like she was a happy lady who succeeded in different fields as an actress, model, singer, and film producer. Through her beauty, character, and sexual boldness, people consider her as the most famous figure in her area, which cause her celebrity to pass on after her death through generations since 1962 until now....   [tags: suicidal, mental, emotional, instable]

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The World 's First Hydrogen Bomb

- On January 31st, 1950. President Harry S. Truman announces his decision for the development of the hydrogen bomb. The hydrogen bomb was theorized to be way more powerful then the atomic bombs that were dropped on Japan during World War II. Five months earlier, America lost their powerful nuclear supremacy to the Soviet Union, due to the country successfully detonating an atomic bomb at their test site in Kazakhstan. Several weeks later, Britain and the U.S. intelligence came to the conclusion that German-born Klaus Fuchs, a top ranking scientists in the U.S....   [tags: World War II, Nuclear weapon, Cold War]

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A Review of Sexuality and the Chronically Ill Older Adult: A Social Justice Issue

- Introduction This article “Sexuality and the Chronically Ill Older Adult: A Social Justice Issue” is published in the journal Sexuality and Disability and the authors are Verna C Pangman and Marilyn Seguire. The article provides an overview and outline on sexuality in the older adult with a chronic illness. In today’s world, according to Verna C Pangman and Marilyn Seguire, sexuality for the older adult and the elderly is a “taboo” word, and if mentioned, fear and apprehension by the older adult and society develops....   [tags: Sexuality in Older Adult Population]

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My Dad Has A Better Relationship With Us

- Marilyn was attending Queens College and our dad had a better relationship with us by this time now. Sometimes to say the least. He was allowed in the house now by my mom and they had a better relationship for the sake of us. From time to time my dad would call us at night drunk and tell us how much he misses us, he’s sorry, how much he loves us and thinks we don’t love him back because of all the damage he has done. This happened frequently. We always assured him that we loved him no matter what....   [tags: Family, 2007 singles, 2006 singles, Friendship]

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You Get Your Sister For Dinner Please

- Please stop, stop the yelling, stop the crying, just stop all the emotions. Evelyn thought as she held her head in her lap. The world seemed to drag her down day after day with different obstacles. How can I make all of this stop. Should I just leave, leave it all. she asked herself as tears streamed down her cheeks. Please just end it all. Evelyn didn’t know how she ended up in a police station, feeling hopeless without her parent and sister, until she relived the past few hours in her mind. “Evelyn will you get your sister for dinner please?” Marilyn, Evelyn’s mother, glanced over at her after the question and smiled....   [tags: Family, Rooms, The Wall, Parent]

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Art: The Death and Disaster Series by Andy Warhol

- Andy Warhol began creating the Death and Disaster series in 1962. This past week the four-panel silk screened painting from his titled " 1964 Birmingham Race Riots" included in the "Death and Disaster" series, is estimated to sell for $45 million. It was a direct response to an article Warhol saw in Life magazine that ran with an image by Associated Press by Photographer Charles Moore. Warhol and his assistant would create a stencil upon a mesh screen, carefully pouring a light sensitive emulsion paint over the stencil then add an black and white photograph....   [tags: events, birmingham race riots]

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Why are People Attracted to Destructive Leaders?

- ... All human beings have a desire for a safe living environment with food and shelter. Also, they wish for themselves and their families to be healthy and happy. These leaders do very well at providing this. Many cult and sect leaders accomplish this by providing a community compound where everyone lives together and is safe. These leaders also provide their followers with food and care to keep them healthy. For example Charles Manson, founder of the Manson Family, a cult founded on the principle that the apocalypse was coming where they would survive and he would be the new ruler of the post-apocalyptic world, provided his ‘family’ with a large ranch to live on....   [tags: protection, acceptance, security]

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Major Risk Factors for Heart Disease

- ... Roetert (2008) investigates the benefits of children taking part in regular physical activity and the effect it has on future coronary heart disease. It was observed that if individuals lead a sedentary lifestyle in their childhood, it is very likely to continue into adulthood, where there is an increased risk to develop heart disease (Roetert 2008). This study delved deeper, following a group of women for nine years. The findings stated that the most active women had a ‘39% lower risk of coronary heart disease’ (Roetert 2008, p.74) than the least active women....   [tags: physical activity, hypertension]

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From Cult to Religion

- What’s the difference between a cult and a religion. This question is not easily answered. Is it the age, how old it is in relation to newness. How about the size, how many fellow believers does it have. Or what about its’ popularity does that differentiate a cult from religion. According to the online dictionary by Merriam-Webster the definition of a religion is “the belief in a god or in a group of gods: an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to worship a god or a group of gods: an interest, a belief, or an activity that is very important to a person or group” (“Religion”)....   [tags: Religion Essays]

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Decreasing Family Television Time

- The purpose of this assignment is to identify a behavior that will undergo behavior modification. For the purposes of this assignment, we will discuss watching television as the behavior, and rather than having only one subject, a family of three will be at the center of the experiment. The purpose of this research is to decrease the behavioral excess of television watching habits in a family by performing behavior modification. For the purpose of this experiment, television watching will include regular television programs (e.g....   [tags: television, tv watching, tv programs]

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Child Beauty Pageants : Good, Bad, And The Ugly

- Child Beauty Pageants: Good, Bad, and the Ugly Imagine this, a six-year-old Mia is nervously waiting for her name to be called, just a few hours prior she begged her mom not to make her do this. Her mom bribes her with a new kitten that she knew Mia has been wanting for the past few months. Mia will do anything to get the kitten that has been promised to her if she does the pageant. Then, the show begins. Mia steps out onto the stage not thinking about the crown, kitten, or the judges, but she thinks to herself “am I beautiful enough?” Flippers (fake teeth), spray tans, hair and makeup are just the minimum amount of work that goes into preparing a young child for a beauty pageant...   [tags: Beauty contest, Beauty, Child beauty pageant]

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Andy Warhol's Influence on the Art World

- When you go to an art show do you understand the symbolic interpretation of the pieces. Don’t feel bad, most people don’t. What’s so upsetting about that is that you really miss out on the experience. When I think about interpretation of art I think of Andy Warhol. Andy Warhol’s use of iconography changed not only the art world but the people who came into contact with his art. Once you understand his life and art, you will understand his art as a symbolic representation. Andy Warhol (Andrew Warhola) was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on August 6, 1928....   [tags: Biography ]

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Success: The Many Faces

- ... The scene was played around the world” (Zahn). Her success came mainly because of the obsession many people had with her beauty and grace, as well as her kind heart she shared with the world. But just like Steve jobs, she too struggled in her day. She struggled personally with the severe eating disorder bulimia nervosa. She gave speeches attempting to help others with this disorder (Mountbatten-Windsor). Showing more of her success towards helping others but also a level that she maybe did not fulfill successfully....   [tags: financial, personal, family]

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The Tragedy of Mickey and Edward

- In the play Blood Brothers, Willy Russell hangs his story on the superstition that Mrs Lyons uses to trap Mrs Johnstone in silence: that superstition which the is, that should Mickey and Edward discover their brotherhood, they will both die. We see a huge contrast between Mrs Lyons and Mrs Johnstone. At the beginning of the play, the narrator describes the Mrs Johnstone, the mother, as “cruel”. As we continue with the text, we begin to comprehend with the characters more fully. Referring back to the scene where Mrs Johnstone allows the boys to watch” Swedish Au Pairs”....   [tags: Fate, Superstition, Willy Russell]

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The Appointment For My Abortion Procedure

- “In making the appointment for my abortion procedure, I must have known there was something fundamentally wrong with the whole thing, because I did not use my real name”(Marilyn) If you have to use a fake name then you know something is wrong with what you are doing. “I remember having to ask the attendant to please hold my hand during the abortion procedure because it was painful and I was afraid” (Marilyn). She had no idea how emotional the experience would be in the end. “I had a shameful feeling......   [tags: Abortion, Pregnancy, Vacuum aspiration]

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Film: Guess Who?

- Representations of Essentialism and Non-essentialism within the film ‘Guess Who’. The values and views held by the majority of society are often reflected within the media. This can be seen by an audience through films such as ‘Guess Who’ which contains representations of various values and perspectives in regards to the intercultural concept of essentialism and non-essentialism. The film ‘Guess Who’ released in 2005, is a comedy based on an African American female who introduces her Caucasian boyfriend to her family....   [tags: essentialism, non-essentialism, media]

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Strengths And Weaknesses Of Psychobiography

- Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of psychobiography as an approach to understanding personality. Psychobiography is research work from archival data such as letters, book, and interviews, rather than directly interacting with the person begins described. The studies of individuals suing non-experimental methods lack both the statistical advantages of large correlational studies and the advantages stemming from the control of independent variables in the experimental. (Cloninger, 2013) (p.13)....   [tags: Psychoanalysis, Psychology]

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Women's Roles in Television

- √Over the last 60 years may things have changed; technology, traditions, culture, and of course the way a female is seen in eyes around the world. Television itself dates back to the 1920’s (these television sets were extremely limited during these years). In 1950, only 9 percent of American households had a television set, but by the 1960 the figure had reached 90 percent. During this time, women were introduced in a completely diverted way then a male actor. Women took stereotypical roles such as the housewife, mother, maid or even nanny....   [tags: gender stereotypes, body portrayals]

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'Before You Were Mine' by Carol Ann Duffy

- 'Before You Were Mine' by Carol Ann Duffy This poem is quite difficult to follow for two reasons. First, it moves very freely between the present and different times in the past, which is frequently referred to in the present tense. Second, because the title suggests romantic love but the poem is about mother and daughter. The poem is written as if spoken by Carol Ann Duffy to her mother, whose name is Marilyn. The poem comes from Mean Time (1993). On first reading, you might think that the “I” in the poem is a lover, but various details in the third and fourth stanzas identify the speaker as the poet....   [tags: Papers]

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Viewing The Crucible with a Feminist Lens

- To be seen and not heard; a quality shared by the inanimate object, and the conventional woman. Society has conformed women into accessories, and therefore, literature has followed suit. Inherent in this ideology, are many base traits attributed to women. Arthur Miller’s The Crucible exploits these traditional feminine characteristics to aid the female character in her role of complimenting the male. When observing something from an alternate perspective it can take on a whole new meaning. Studying novels from different lenses can seem as if you are reading a different work than the author intended....   [tags: Arthur Miller 2014]

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Cults

- Cults Types of cults Two main kinds of cults exist today: Messianic Cults This is a cult that has a leader. Whatever the leader orders his members to do must be done, whether it would be sacrifice or murder, it must be done. In return the leader of the cult would "save" his followers. Mellenarian Cults This is a type of cult that refers to the 1,000 year reign of Christ. These groups believe that dramatic events, such as the end of the world or judgment day, will occur at the turn of the century....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Humans Are Ethical By Nature, Parenting, And Socialization

- There has been a huge debate throughout generations of whether humans are ethical by nature or not. Despite Christian Keyser’s research evidence that humans are ethical by nature, the evidence from the Milgram experiment shows that we are not ethical by nature. Humans learn to be ethical through genetic disposition environmental factors such as culture, parenting, and socialization. Many people believe that being moral and ethical are the same thing, but these two terms are very different. “Morality is primarily about making correct choices, while ethics is about proper reasoning” (Philosopher, web)....   [tags: Psychology, Milgram experiment, Stanley Milgram]

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Relationship Between Serial And Mass Killers And Vampires

- 6. Discuss the relationship between serial/mass killers and such mythological creatures as werewolves and vampires In the days before serial killers were acknowledged phenomena murderers were often thought to be mythological creatures, because it was easier to blame inhuman creatures than to accept that humans could be evil enough to commit such crimes. Elizabeth Bathory was one such murderer, and was thought to be a vampire, while Albert Fish held the dubious honor of being called the Werewolf of Wysteria, and even the Boogeyman....   [tags: Murder, Serial killer, Elizabeth Báthory]

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The Demographic Of The Women Diagnosis With Diabetes

- In the United States, there is currently an estimated 15.7 million Americans who are diagnosis with diabetes, and according to Beckles, and Thompson-Reid (2001), one-third of them do not have a clue that they have diabetes. For the American women, being pregnant and having diabetes can cause serious complications such as cardiovascular disease, and can affect the health of the unborn child, and mother (Beckles, & Thompson-Reid, 2001). In this paper, the author will discuss the demographic of the women diagnosis with diabetes, legal and ethical issues, finally present Public health intervention to improve, and eliminate diabetes....   [tags: Public health, Obesity, Diabetes mellitus type 2]

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Slavery in America: From Necessary to Evil

- As African slaves began arriving in the Chesapeake region in the early seventeenth century, they were treated, in many respects, akin to white indentured servants shipped in from England. For instance, a black could, under the right conditions sue for his or her freedom, or if the slave converted to Christianity he or she could obtain their freedom. Towards the latter half of the seventeenth century however, planters began to systematically strip slaves of their minimal rights. Until the mid-nineteenth century, slaves across the south were treated like beasts of burden, thus traded, sold, and ranked not among beings, but among things, as an article of property....   [tags: Human Rights]

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A Stand for the Death Penalty

- The penalty of death for murder or a severe crime of any kind in the United States has been a hot topic for a good part of the decade. Capital Punishment is seen as a way to balance the peace within society, yet some would care greatly to disagree. Not only does the victim’s family suffer, but so does the family of the criminal. Though there are countless reasons to support the death penalty, it’s best to start off with the two simplest ones; free will and closure. Free will might sound awfully ridiculous, but it is strangely and undeniably relevant....   [tags: Capital Punishment Essays]

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Capital Punishment is Moral and Ethical

- Aristotle defines morality as reasoning well for a complete life. As humans we understand this and work to create our own moral code; however, the question is what that moral code should be. Although we put laws into place to define what is best for humanity, our morality is easily split. Among moral questions the arguments of life appear to be the most controversial. What we find moral often either benefits the group or the individual. Do we have the right to kill an individual for the supposed common good....   [tags: Pro Death Penalty Essays]

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Debate Over the Human Genome Project

- In the year 1990, scientists begin working on a research project called the Human Genome Project. To begin, the Human Genome Project was a competitive international research study. Scientists are trying to change how DNA sequences can be altered to allow us to eliminate diseases in the unborn embryo. The Human Genome project will also allow scientists to understand the mapping of the approximately over thirty hundred genes inhabit one human body alone. (Dr.Green Genome.gov). Over the last several decades, this project has advanced because of the changes of technology....   [tags: embryo, disease, abortion]

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Activity Benefits Go Beyond Weight Loss

- Annotated Bibliography "Activity Benefits Go Beyond Weight Loss." Tufts University Health & Nutrition Letter 33.2 (2015): 1-3. Academic Search Complete. Web. 15 Apr. 2015. In the online database article “Activity Benefits Go Beyond Weight Loss,” it is explained, from the beginning, the benefits of the physical exercise. Then, it is cited a European study to explain how physical activity has benefits beyond weight loss. The study mentions various health indicators, and how these indicators are directly related to the level of physical activity performed by an individual....   [tags: Obesity, Exercise, Physical exercise, Overweight]

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George Mason 's Declaration Of Rights

- On June 12, 1776, in Williamsburg, Virginia, the Virginia Convention unanimously agreed to adopt George Mason’s declaration of rights, now known as the Virginia Declaration of Rights. Much of the Virginia Declaration was influenced by the writings of John Locke. During the seventeenth century, shortly after King James II was overthrown, John Locke wrote the Second Treatise of Civil Government to explain why King James’s II overthrow was justifiable. Through much of Locke’s writings, his main idea was how man was born with natural rights, specifically property and liberty....   [tags: United States Declaration of Independence]

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Professional School Counseling: Annotated Bibliography

- Janson, Militelo & Kosine (2008) examined “how school counselors and principals their relationship” (p. 353). They gathered data through Q method. The Q method allowed them to involve qualitative and quantitative approaches subjectively of individual viewpoints while providing (Janson et al., 2008) with quantitative statistical technique to analyze data” (p. 354). Their analysis formed “four opinion groupings working alliance, impediments to alliance, shared leadership and purposeful collaboration” (p.354-356)....   [tags: Annotated Bibliography]

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Sociological Perspectives on Cult Leaders

- Society strives to feel a sense of belonging. We want to be a part of something that shares the same beliefs as us. We spend our time trying to place ourselves in a group to satisfy these needs, whether it is in a hobby club, a group of friends, or religion. Some people go to more extreme measures and find this in what we call a cult. According to Henslin, a cult is a new or different religion whose teachings and practices put it at odds with the dominant culture and religion. (2013:405) Cults are often identified with the ideas of mass murder, deviant behaviors, unusual beliefs, and extremely devoted members....   [tags: Reality Check, Manipulation]

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