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Instances of Mold

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

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Toxic Mold

- The subject of black mold gathered a lot of attention in the late 1990’s. Up to that time, little attention had been given to this topic and there were few government regulations regarding black mold. According to the US EPA from their on-line course (, molds are organisms that may be found indoors and outdoors. They are part of the natural environment and play an important role in the environment by breaking down and digesting organic material, such as dead leaves....   [tags: Mold, tips,]

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Teaching, Control, And Mold Children

- During observations, I saw a lot of different methods to teach, control, and mold children. Most of the things I observed I liked, only in one class did I see something that made me uncomfortable but even then I was not too unsettled. The classes I observed all showed me applications of ideas that were discussed in class but they added their own twist on to it or they merged multiple ideas to suit their needs and make for a better learning environment. Student happiness is a huge factor in the amount of learning that happens in the classroom; the happier the student is the more they will pay attention and learn....   [tags: Education, History of education, Teacher]

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Flooding: Mold Remediation

- Flooding: More than Just Water Damage: Assessing Methods of Mold Remediation and the Need for Urgent Remediation Introduction: In the floods of 2008 of Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, 1,400 homes were destroyed and caused about 750 million dollars in damage (1). When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast in 2005, over 15 million people were affected and it caused 110 billion dollars in damage, the majority of the cost was directly the result of flood damage (2). Of these homes, approximately 46 percent had mold damage....   [tags: Health Effects, Respiratory Syndrome]

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How Does Mold Grows in Food

- Imagine a person buys a loaf of bread and a cake from a bakery, and then the food is set down in the automobile and forgotten about for a few days. The person comes back only to see that the loaf of bread is covered in green fuzzy mold but the cake looks brand new. Why. The cake-contained more sugar than the bread, and sugar is used as a preservative. That is why the mold grew faster on the bread. Sugar is used as a preservative to keep food fresh and to prevent mold. Salt is also used a lot as a preservative because it tastes good and keeps the food fresh....   [tags: oatmeal, fungus, fresh food, sugar]

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The Shelley 's Frankenstein - Retelling The Mold

- Retelling the Mold Through fresh writing, the character of Witch is allowed to have the most contradictions, therefore blurring the rigid binary of good vs bad, an idea ingrained in popular culture for eons, in effect making her the play’s most human character. This is key to de mystifying the Grimm Brother’s fairy tale “Rapunzel”, as she is no longer placed in a 2 dimensional mold of evil figure. While her defining moments in the text are marked by unexplained rage, jealousy and retribution lensed with zero objective perspective within into the Woods she is given opportunity to be viewed in a more well rounded light as she is central in everyone else’s story allowing the audiences to experi...   [tags: Witchcraft, Salem witch trials, Magic, Dimension]

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Natural Preservatives in Bread and How Quickly They Mold

- This experiment was preformed in order to figure out which of four different samples of bread containing three different variables grew the most amount of bread over a one-week period. In kitchens across America, and every other country across the world there is the issue of fast-molding homemade bread. Since these homemade breads have little to no chemical or otherwise preservatives within them, they tend to mold many times faster than average store bought bread. Why cook homemade bread some may ask....   [tags: household kitchen experiments]

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My Family And Personality Help Mold Your Identity

- Our identity is something that is strange, complex, and ever-changing, it can cause people to think a lot about it, usually without any progress in understanding more about oneself. It can be very stressful because sometimes you think you know who you are, but when opportunities or chances arise to learn more about oneself it is interesting and different than what you expected. Most of the time it raises more question about who you are and what do you really think is important. Aside from not being sure of who you are, a lot of times your past, family and, personality help mold your identity....   [tags: Family, Parent, Foster care, Sibling]

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It 's Life That Helps Mold Them Into The Adult

- There are many things in one’s life that helps mold them into the adult they will soon be. Some events not only effect the happens to them at that very moment, but also what happens to them in the future. No memory or event is ever forgotten we just tend to push it in the back of our head so we won’t have to think about it. I can’t speak for everyone else, but that is exactly what I did. My life hadn’t been a walk in the park, but it also wasn’t the worse life possible. My mother and Father divorced at the age of 3 so I kind of bounced around a little....   [tags: Family, Mother, Love, Father]

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Individuals Mold Decision Making Of Policies Of Those Institutions

- individuals mold decision-making in policies of those institutions. With that being said, I shouldn’t necessarily feel uncomfortable when I donate because the FDA, not the employees, implements the policies. It wouldn’t surprise me if a majority of donation center employees are completely fine with gay men donating, they just aren’t allowed to let that happen. There has been growing public movement on the matter of discrimination of homosexual blood donors. Students and even administrators on high school and college campuses across the country have began protesting the ban, influencing people not to donate until the FDA agrees to change it....   [tags: Blood donation, Blood, Homosexuality, HIV]

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Facts About Mold Exposure On The Windows Of Stroot 's Apartment

- Facts • Mold was growing on the windows of Stroot’s apartment and in her bathroom. • The bathroom ceiling collapsed and reveled black, green, orange, and white mold. • The next morning Stroot was transported to the hospital because she was having trouble breathing. • Dr. Yang, a mycologist, took samples from the apartment and found excessive and abnormal mold growth caused by leaks that were not fixed. • Dr. Johanning, a board-certified physician in environmental and occupational medicine, took Stroot’s blood and found that the mold had permanently increased the severity of Stroot’s asthma....   [tags: Jury, Supreme Court of the United States, Tort]

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The Great Leaders Break The Mold Of Doubt By Setting High Standards

- Introduction “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.” (Williamson, 1992, p.190). Fear is a powerful driving force that can make or break a person’s spirit. Fear can be a persistent source of pressure or unease sabotaging goals, performance, and opportunities. Oftentimes people avoid or cautiously implement a goal, a new project or an idea when too much thought is placed on the reasons why or how they will not succeed. Great leaders break the mold of doubt by setting high standards, managing by objectives, and holding themselves and followers accountable....   [tags: Leadership, Basketball, Management, High school]

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How Leaders Mold The Culture, Establish Ethical Values, And Build Trust

- Organizations are structured according to the purpose of their business design (Daft, 2015). A structure as referring to an organization is considered a group of workers joined to a system organized by a unique relationship (, 2016). Twenty to 30 years ago, most businesses functioned in a hierarchy structure where a leader was the head and whatever command came from that leader was carried out. Some organizations are moving to a community structure where a team of people makes decisions for the organization (Christiansen & Robey, 2015)....   [tags: Leadership, Management, Ethics, Team]

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Use of the Classical Tragic Mold in Shakespeare's Macbeth

- Macbeth: The Use of the Classical Tragic Mold in Character Development In Shakespeare's tragedy, Macbeth, there are many characters. Only one character stands out, and his name is in the title of the play. Macbeth's character was made in the mold of the ancient Greek tragic hero. Besides being endowed by Shakespeare with an abundance and variety of potential traits and characteristics, Macbeth also follows the Classical Tragic Mold, which is presented with a hefty supply of hubris, and in this case, ambition....   [tags: Macbeth essays]

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Hand Soap versus Hand Sanitizer

- ... Web. 7 Apr. 2014. After labeling all sixteen of the sandwich bags, place the toasted slices of bread in the bags labeled “toasted” and untoasted bread slices labeled with the bags labeled “untoasted” (Bjornsson). Fill up a spray bottle up with water and spray the slices of bread in the bags labeled “water only” (Bjornsson). After the water has been sprayed on the bread slices, fill up the spray bottle with a teaspoon of hand soap and shake the bottle (Bjornsson). Spray all of the bread slices in bags labeled with “hand soap” (Bjornsson)....   [tags: bread mold growth prevention experiment]

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Media´s Influence on Beauty

- ... “The intention of the Barbie doll was to be a respectable fantasy for young girls, not the image of glamour and beauty that women need to attain and men continue to desire” says Weissman, but unfortunately that is exactly what happened (59). After a headline appeared in the Wall Street Journal reading “Top-Heavy Barbie Is Getting Body Work”, Weissman questions the media asking “What is wrong with the values and respectability of society that they find global affairs of lesser importance than the physical construction of a plastic doll....   [tags: unique, mold, fashion, trend, individualism]

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August Wilson: The Playwright and Mold Breaker

- “You’ve got to be right with yourself before you can be right with anyone else.” This is a quote that August Wilson knows all too well. In America’s beginning, there has been somewhat of a lack of a voice for the world that African-Americans live in. Whether it is in literature or in media, there is usually misrepresentation or some type of stereotype being shown to the public’s eyes about their culture. To rectify this situation, a numerous amount of African-American authors, poets, and playwrights write about their experiences throughout America’s inception....   [tags: Biography]

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Research on the Effects of UV Lighting on Mold Growth

- Intro Very little research has been done on this topic, UV lighting has been known to help mould, but very few test have been done on it. Especially on food moulding, UV lighting has been said to help prevent moulding on objects and things like damp area. Ours will most lightly be one of the first of its kind. Mould is a problem that is or has been experienced by almost every person, especially those living in damp conditions. It can cause several health issues as well as allergic reactions. Research done on this In America, germinal UV lighting has been utilized in public buildings to stop germs growing....   [tags: spores, waves, allergy]

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Media Can Mold the Way Adolescents Think

- London’s most popular playwright Oscar Wilde once uttered that art imitates life. However, there exists a case where life imitates the art as well. The omnipresent presence of the media ensures that what is heard and seen on the big screen will greatly impact the conduct of adolescents, conscious of it or not. Teenagers are curious by nature and their minds are dangerously malleable. Confronted with many life choices and challenges, they always look for counsel on they can live their lives in society....   [tags: values, twitter, instagram]

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The Effects of Acids on Molds

- There is inadequate research/information on molds and how they are affected by acids. There is not sufficient information on the elimination or prevention of molds on household and grocery items. To test possible solutions, the growth of mold will be examined using different acids to help keep the mold at a low quantity. Two different substances, one with a high acidity and one with a low acidity, will be used along with water as our “mold repellants”. At the conclusion of each trial, each acid’s ability to prevent mold growth will be documented....   [tags: SRP Literature review]

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Bacterial Spores Are Responsible For Contaminating The Bread

- The article is written as a review of how to quantify mold spoilage and consequently shelf life of a food product. According to the article, mold spoilage occurs from having a product contaminated with fungal spores that germinate and form a visible mycelium on the product. To determine the probability of mold growth, both germination and mycelium proliferation can be mathematically described by primary models. This article will be used to possibly explain why the mold on the bread next to the window and the bread in the closet appears....   [tags: Bread, Yeast, Fungus, Bacteria]

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The Issue of Fast-Molding Homemade Bread

- ... It is also used in various household cleaners. High amounts of ingested ammonium could be sickening or lethal. (SITE THE AMMONIUM SORCE HERE) An alternate preservative commonly used in breads is called Azodicarbonamide. Azodicarbonamide actually can “heighten an allergic reaction to food.” It is also said to be a cause of asthma according to scientists in the UK. The objective of this experiment is to measure how natural preservatives (such as sugar, salt and raisins) effect the molding time of homemade bread by using exes amounts of said preservative....   [tags: overly salted bread, ammonium]

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I Learned About This Test

- In the vast majority of my patients, I check a genetic test called an HLA DR/DQ from Labcorp (test #012542)    I learned about this test from Dr. Ritchie Shoemaker.   This gene is located on chromosome number 6 and it encodes a protein called an MHC Class II protein.   Each person has two copies: one from the father and one from the mother.   This test tells me if a person is susceptible to biotoxin illnesses and I’ve found that 98% of my patients are. To give some background on this gene, when the immune system first encounters a foreign object such as a bacteria, the first immune cells to arrive on the scene are called APCs (Antigen Presenting Cells).  The APC  “eats” the foreign object th...   [tags: Immune system, Antibody, Bacteria]

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Enhancing Bread’s Shelf Life Utilizing Oregano as a Natural Preservative

- Introduction BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Mold is a type of microscopic fungi. The growth of mold can be useful in the production of numerous antibiotics, foods (such as cheese, soy sauce and others), enzymes and beverage but they can also be harmful to humans and some other food. Mold derives the energy to survive from organic matter on which they live. This is the reason why mold causes decomposition in organic matter. Bread molds grow quickly at a temperature between 15°C to 30°C. Molds in bread can be poisonous and can cause infections if eaten....   [tags: Origanum Vulgare]

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Manufacturing Industry: The Production of Molten Steel

- ... 2. Physical Modelling The essential considering of kinematic similarity between the actual processing system (prototype) and the model is established if the phenomena of geometry and dynamic similarities are observed. The primary considering forces are the gravitational, inertial, viscous and surface tension forces involved in order to the determination of the dynamic similarity in tundish by relation with the principal numbers of the Froude, Reynolds and Weber [3]. Figure 2: Schematics of (a) the ladle-tunsih-mold arrangement of relevance to continuous casting od steel and (b) the continuous casting tundish [4]....   [tags: metallurgical process, slab casting]

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injection molding

- Wilbert Plastic Services In the early days manufacturers came to us for a specific thermoformed or injection molded part or parts for a product they were making. Over the years we noticed that, more and more, they were coming to us for entire subassemblies and more complex parts that might incorporate both thermoformed and injection molded parts. Based on that experience, and our knowledge of the pressures that manufacturers are under to increase efficiency and reduce cost, it became obvious to us that we needed to provide a wider array of services to help our customers increase their efficiencies, reduce their overall costs and maximize their ROI on each project, part or component....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Manufacturing Polymer Components

- Manufacturing Polymer Components The outer casing is formed out of polystrene through the process of injection molding. The procedure begins with the mixing of polymer pellets with plastic agents and colourants. This mixture is then heated under 1000 atmospheric pressure to liquefy the polymers so they can then be injected into the cast mold via an injection plunger. Before this process can occur the two halves of the mold must be secured together and attached to the injection molding machine....   [tags: injection molding, ]

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Humidity and the Effects on Life

- Humidity is measured by the amount of vapor in the air not by the total amount of vapor and liquid. Global climate is flexible by humidity and water vapor which are both very important to the global climate. Humidity, water vapor is important in the global climate. Air quality inside and out are important for people to understand. There are various effects because of humidity that can make it comfortable inside the home and what to stay away from outside the home. Not only can humidity affect the health of others it can also affect household goods and collections....   [tags: Global Climate, Humidity Effects, Asthma]

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Polystyrene Bead Molding

- Polystyrene Bead Molding On September 7th and 14th of 2000 my lab partners and I conducted the polystyrene bead molding project. My lab partners are Josh Dick, Mike Ward, and Keith Matlock, and we conducted the procedure in room W126 of the Kansas Technology Center. We were to attempt to make polystyrene bead molds using two different methods. In theory we would be able to perform the bead molding. Theory Polystyrene bead molding can be performed in two ways. One way is to fill the mold 25 to 30 percent full and then applying heat, either boiling water or baking it....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Technology of Composite Bicycle Frames

- Technology of Composite Bicycle Frames The definition of technology is systematic treatment/application of knowledge to produce something (Webster’s1496). I will take this definition and describe the technology of making a bicycle frame. Composites structures are defined as : “...constructions utilizing admixture or blend or a compound of distinct parts or elements of various available materials to produce a resulting structure of the highest possible strength to weight ratio ...” (Moynihan )....   [tags: Papers]

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An Exploration of Molding

- DEFINITION Molding can be defined as the process of manufacturing by giving a particular shape to a liquid or a pliable raw material using a rigid frame called a mould. A mould is a hollow box which is made from a pattern. While working a mould is filled with raw material like plastic ,glass, metal etc. The liquid cools down into the mould and gets harder adopting its shape. TYPES OF MOLDING • Injection molding • Foam molding • Extrusion molding • Compression molding • Blow molding • Matrix molding • Plastic molding Vacuum plus assist molding INJECTION MOLDING DEFINITION It is a process for giving a particular image to a pliable raw...   [tags: Injection molding process]

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EPA Protecting the Planet

- The environment and the health of the surrounding population go hand in hand. The Environmental Protection Agency takes on this ever so important mission of protecting them both. The mission statement of the EPA states, “The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Small Business Programs is to support the protection of human health and the environment by advocating and advancing the business, regulatory, and environmental compliance concerns of small and socio-economically disadvantaged businesses, and minority academic institutions (US Enviromental Protection Agency, 2010).” The impact of its mission can be defined clearly as it examines the impact of contamination in the air, the...   [tags: informative, enviromental]

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Penicillin: The Miracle Drug

- Penicillin was one of the very first antibiotics. It is often referred to as "the miracle drug" because of its effectiveness against many harmful and deadly bacteria. With its discovery by Alexander Fleming in 1928, penicillin has proven to be a major contribution to the medical field. Penicillin is responsible for preventing the spreading of infectious illnesses, and for improving military medicine. It has revolutionized the study of medicine, saved countless of lives, and played a key role as a foundation for the development of other efficient antibiotics....   [tags: antibiotic, bacteria, disease]

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- Humans spend 90% of their lives indoors (Sorenson, 1999), thus, they are in contact with mold everyday of their lives. Because people are indoors so often, harmful mold normally grows inside. There are three types of molds, allergenic, pathogenic, and toxigenic. The most common are allergenic and pathogenic found in homes. These molds tend to grow in damp places, such as, bathrooms, kitchens, and basements. Within these growing molds, they produce spores (Flappen et al, 1999). Spores are used to pollinate and settle in damp locations to produce more molds....   [tags: Biology, Spores]

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The Vital Role of Hay in a Horse's Diet

- The quality of hay is extremely important in a horse’s diet. If the quality is bad, a horse stands the chance of getting colic. Therefore, it is important for a buyer to know what to look for to ensure that their horses get what is healthy and good for them. The study into hay and its effects on horses plays a vital role in the equestrian world. Hay plays a vital role in the health of a horse and by identifying what factors in hay contribute to colic can help reduce occurrence of colic in horses....   [tags: hay, horses, colic]

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Alexander Fleming: The Discovery of Penicillin

- Sir Alexander Fleming changed the world of medicine not only in his days but also in the world today. We have the medicines and antibiotics that we have today because of Alexander Fleming. His discovery was much needed in the world and I hate to think where we would be in the medicine world if he hadn’t discovered penicillin. Alexander Fleming was born on August 6, 1881 in Darvel, Ayrshire, Scotland. He was born on Lochfield Farm, which was his family’s farm. Alex was the seventh of eight children....   [tags: streptococcus, meningococcus]

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Hegemonic Masculinity : Masculinity And Masculinity

- This ideal masculine/male body is often muscular, lean, and strong and many men try to measure up. There is generally one accepted masculinity that all men should live up to, known as hegemonic masculinity. Hegemonic masculinity is the widely accepted, socially dominating masculine ideal that is often White, Western, and well-educated, middle class, breadwinning, and strong, yet lean (Baron, 2006; Wienke 1998). The reason hegemonic masculinity is embodied as a muscular and lean man is because this body type gives the impression of strength, hard work and productivity, responsibility, and above all, power (Baron, 2006; Shaw & Tan, 2014; Wienke, 1998)....   [tags: Gender, Masculinity, Hegemonic masculinity, Man]

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Hay and its Unforeseen Dangers

- Every performance horse owner has a very rigorous exercise and feeding program. Today there are so many feed supplements that it is very easy to ensure your animal gets every nutrient it needs to perform at its very best. However, even with all these extra additives every horse needs the basics in their diets. Primarily roughage, for those people who do not have access to year-round pasture the alternative is hay. The first step of the process of hay production is the standing crop. The standing crops contain bacteria and yeasts....   [tags: Agriculture]

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Canadians and Their Food Choices

- Locally grown food is important for many reasons. It’s much healthier; it doesn’t have such a negative impact on the environment, not to mention it helps create a community when you buy locally. When you produce and buy locally grown food it strengthens the local economy, which leads to more success as a community. When a community is successful it leads to a stronger, closer-knit group, and that will lead to success in all types of forms. The majority of the food I ate in a week was from Canada, saying a lot about my habits and me....   [tags: diet, local, heritage]

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Social Deviance in Bartleby the Scrivener

- Social Deviance in Bartleby the Scrivener Bartleby the Scrivener is a story that takes place on Wall Street, peopled by workers of a common mold. Being a non-conformatist of the most extreme type, Bartleby is eventually suffers a death of attrition. The message that Melville intends for the reader is how society has little tolerance for social deviance. I mentioned a common mold, the engine which impelled the "society" of Wall Street to keep on existing. This common mold consists of working a full day, going home and relax, possibly drinking some beer or whatnot....   [tags: Bartleby Scrivener Essays]

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Why Penicillin Was A Miracle Drug Produced Between The 1920 's And 1930 ' S

- Penicillin was a miracle drug produced between the 1920’s and 1930’s, and is often credited for having been discovered completely by accident. However, it is not the only thing to have been discovered accidentally. Products we see almost every day, such as “Potato chips… [And] Velcro…” were discovered through complete and utter chance, as said by Jesse Lane in “Not-So-Dumb Luck.” However, the effect of penicillin’s discovery seems to reach much farther, as its development saved lives during a crucial time in American history....   [tags: Penicillin, Bacteria, Antibiotic, Infection]

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A Short Note On Social Media And Its Impact On Society

- Easy. Breezy. Beautiful. Coverboy. One day, I was scrolling through Instagram; instagram is a social media app where individuals post photos or videos to share with the accounts’ followers, and arguably the world since we know anything posted on the internet is fair game. While I was scrolling, I came across Covergirl’s account. They announced that they were welcoming a new Covergirl. On their page, they announced James Charles as their first ever male Covergirl. The post simply introduced him to their one million followers where he was glammed out from highlight to contour; he even had faux freckles delicately placed on his face....   [tags: Mass media, Sociology, Gender]

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History of Modern Science and Technology

- History of Modern Science and Technology The Impact of the Microscope The world we live in today has many complexities that have perplexed mankind for ages. Various great men and women of science have gotten together to try and uncover the mysteries of the world. On their journey there have been instruments and tools invented that would help them further their studies beyond compare. One of the most significant inventions that have helped to further research not only in science but in other areas of work as well would be the invention of the microscope....   [tags: inventions, microscope, antibiotics]

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Allergy Free Experience : Allergy

- Allergy season is in full swing, and that means that there are many irritated eyes all around. If you are experiencing serious eye allergies, there is still hope for you to fully recover and enjoy the beautiful summer season. Allergies can really get in the way of your daily life, and make things uncomfortable and even painful. But with these great tips for fighting eye allergies, you can improve your eye experience in the weeks to come. At VSP Direct, we care for your eyes, and that’s why we want to help you reduce eye allergies as much as possible....   [tags: Asthma, Immune system, Cleanliness]

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An Introduction to Plastic Gears

- An Introduction to Plastic Gears As an employee of a world-class plastic gear manufacturer for many years, I see how this is an undeniably growing part of the gear industry. I hope to briefly describe how something seemingly simple as a plastic gear requires the culmination of many very state-of-the-art processes. Within one word I’ll say that at every level precision is required. Initially, a gear engineer must design a gear that meets the design intent while remaining cognizant of all variables that result from using materials such as plastic....   [tags: essays papers]

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Injection Molding

- Plastics Engineering Injection Molding Most people have never heard of injection molding, however the products that are produced through this process are as common as a toothbrush, a compact disk, or even drinking glasses. Injection Molding is one of the principal processes used in converting plastics into useful products. An injection molding machine can be large or small but work through the same general process. The machine heats a thermoplastic material that in its pre-processing state is pelletized or granular, to a liquid-like “flowable” state....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Basic Methods of Sculpture

- Sculpture is the most important documented form of human experience in history. Sculpture was considered form of art long before drawing. Sculpture has been found in most ancient civilizations, ranging from the Roman Empire to Americas. The Diana Seated sculpture is one example of sculpture of human form. Paintings are two dimensional; they cannot be touched however sculpture gives pleasure of running hand over it. After all the evolution in art, sculpture is still the most important method of expression....   [tags: Art ]

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Alexander Fleming and Bacteriology

- Alexander Fleming was born in 1881 in Ayrshire, Scotland. From an early age Alexander was constantly outside spending most of his time hunting and fishing with only his hands. By doing this he had sharpened his observation skill, which helped him later on in life. The young Alex grew in intelligence and stature. When he was around twenty years old he intended to become an eye surgeon, but not everyone agreed. One of his friends pestered him and tried to talk him into being a bacteriologist. Ultimately, his friend succeeded and Fleming began to take courses in bacteriology instead....   [tags: Antibiotics, Penicillin, Medicine]

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Custom Molds Strategy Analysis

- Introduction and Problem Definition Custom Molds, Inc. was founded by a father and son team in 1987 to provide high quality, custom-designed molds for manufacturers of electronic connectors, but later expanded into the production of plastic parts for the industry. In recent years, the changing environment of the electronics industry had a profound impact on the way Custom Molds conducts its business and manufacturing processes. The changing sales mix, coupled with delivery and quality problems, prompted the company to revise its business strategies to address to following issues: 1) Changing trends in the electronics manufacturing industry that caused changes in clients' order needs 2) Unp...   [tags: Business Management Analysis]

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Assessing a film collection, film damage and decay problems, definitions of digital preservation, and the feasibility of digitally preserving moving i

- With the proliferation of information in the Digital Age and the advent of new technologies, digitization and digital preservation are hot topics in the archive and librarian worlds. More and more information, regardless of its form as a book, video, or audio recording, is being born digitally. Joan M. Reitz defines born digital material as “work created from scratch in electronic form, for example, a hypermedia thesis or dissertation, or an electronic journal that has no print counterpart.” This definition includes the majority of the information created in the Digital Age, but what about information not born digitally....   [tags: Film Preservation]

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

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

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The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal, by Jonathan Mooney

- “The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal” by Jonathan Mooney is the story of his journey around the U.S. in short bus nonetheless to meet with different children and their families who have faced challenges in school due to ADD, ADHD, Autism, and other learning disabilities. Jonathan Mooney himself faced the disability of Dyslexia and often had to deal with many challenges in school himself, but he appears to be one of the more fortunate ones, who was able to grow from his disability and ultimately get a degree in English....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Reflective Essay]

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Glass Bottle and Jars are Made of Different Raw Materials

- ... Raw materials used in the glass container manufacturing are given the table below : Component Chemical Formula Percentage Silicon Oxide SiO2 71-73 Sodium Oxide Na2O 12-14 Calcium Oxide CaO 9-12 Magnesium Oxide MgO 0.2-3.5 Aluminium Oxide Al2O3 1-3 Potassium Oxide K2O 0.3-1.5 Sulphur trioxide SO3 .05-0.3 Colour modifiers etc. See Table 3.2 Traces Table 3.1 Raw materials used in glass container manufacturing[Source: Reference document on best available techniques in glass manufacturing industry December 2001, IPPC] * SiO2 is the most important raw material for glass container production....   [tags: impact on environment, failure]

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Relationship Between Ambient Airborne Fungal Levels and Meteorological Data

- Total Spore Trap Sampling Method The spore trap method is used due to the ability to immediately identify a large spectrum of the majority of fungal spores within the air. This method is able to identify species that are unable to culture well or those that are no longer viable, but present. Alternatively within the industry there is not a consensus on the method. Downfalls include the difficulty of identifying some mold spores and there is no differentiation between non-viable and viable spores....   [tags: Meteorology]

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The Six Key Issues That Affect A Negotiators Cognition

- In chapter eleven Bazerman & Moore focused on the six key issues that affect a negotiators cognition. Mythical fixed pie, framing, non-rational escalation of conflict, overestimating values, self-serving biases and anchoring biases. All of these have to do with our own personal behavior. And how we make common mistakes based on our own personal biases. This can be a positive of negative affect on our negotiating skills. All the examples given in the chapter showed how a negative form of negotiation has a tendency to affect many people involved....   [tags: Negotiation, Anger, Dispute resolution, Mediation]

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Mitosis and Meiosis: Two Different Forms of Reproduction

- In order for ecosystem to continue growing, reproduction has to occur whether it is sexually, asexually, or both. “Reproduction, one of the basic characteristics of all life forms, may be accomplished by two forms of cell division, Mitosis or Meiosis” (Freeman). A cell can occur sexually by the process of Meiosis. The cell must have a stage that is diploid to be able to undergo meiosis. A cell can also occur by the process of Mitosis. Some species in our ecosystem have the ability to reproduce both sexually and asexually at different times in its lifecycle, such as the bread slime mold called Rhizopus....   [tags: biology, microbiology]

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What lies in the future of our youth?

- What lies in the future of our youth. Do we really know. The beliefs should be believed that we have the power to mold the minds of our children, that we have to take any steps necessary to make sure that the mold is something that we would like to see in our up and coming youth molded into, and that we cannot allow this mold to be broken. Our basic survival depends on those minds of our youth that we need to take the time to mold today. Youth delinquency is a massively growing problem in the United States today....   [tags: Persuasive, Youth Delinquency]

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An Accidental Discovery: Sir Alexander Fleming and Penicillin

- During his life, Alexander Fleming greatly changed the world’s view and knowledge of antibiotics and antiseptics. Alexander Fleming was born on August 6, 1881, and died on March 11, 1955 of an unexpected heart attack. From 1903 to 1906, Alexander Fleming attended Saint Mary’s Hospital Medical School. While in school, Fleming received qualifications as a surgeon, but his interests later changed towards bacteriology, after he returned from World War I. Fleming served as a medical officer in the Royal Army Medical Corp., in France during World War I....   [tags: World War I, Antibiotics]

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The Discoveries of New Medicines back in 1800-1900

- Nowadays, we are so indolent that we take for granted the medicine provided for us to cure our pain or illnesses and must feel privileged. When we date back to the 1800-1900, we will come to know that it wasn’t unusual for people to die with minor diseases, as there were no medicines invented for that certain type of disease. For decades, scientist and doctors worldwide have worked day and night in order to invent respective medicines and drugs that can help humankind to get rid of certain disease....   [tags: medicines, diseases, penicillin]

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Hurricane Sandy : A Center of Destruction

- The annual season of devastation to coastal regions everywhere. Hurricanes cause destruction to human life, but, we are often quick to neglect each other, let alone local wild life. Hurricane Sandy caused demolition all around our shore region called the East Coast. Hurricanes are becoming more common, and even the animal protecting agency is neglecting the care of the environment. It is common to wonder how this has occurred and how a society built on power, and need, let the world crumble. The ecosystem surrounding the Sandy destruction sites, has been torn apart and in some areas forced to restart itself....   [tags: Hurrucanes, East Coast, Natural Disasters]

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Edn A Woman Of A Perfect Woman

- every womanly grace and charm. If her husband did not adore her, he was a brute, deserving of death by slow torture. Her name was Adele Ratignolle" (IV pg 12). Edna can be like Madame Ratignolle who represents the mole of a perfect mother and wife. She represented all of the Creole woman, and everyone looks up to her. Chopin also show another path, or mole, Edna could take. Edna has the option of living all alone and keeping to herself like the character Mademoiselle Reisz. Edna couldn’t follow Madame Ratignolle path because Edna wasn’t satisfied with just being a mother and wife....   [tags: Woman, Wife, Novel, Want]

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Scientific Discoveries That Impacted the World

- Since the beginning of time, man has studied the mysteries of nature and Earth. The human raced has pursued, with vigor, knowledge of the world around them. This pursuit of knowledge is what we call science. Without science, mankind would not progress. Without scientific discoveries, man would be nothing. In the twentieth century, Great Britain received much recognition by the scientific community due to their discovery of penicillin, creation of the first programmable computer, and groundbreaking work with nuclear transfer....   [tags: Alexander Fleming, Thomas Flowers]

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Gel Electrophoresis: Separating DNA and RNA

- Gel electrophoresis is a procedure used in laboratories to separate DNA, as well as RNA and proteins. A gel slab is placed in a buffer-filled box and an electrical field is applied. The negatively charged DNA will migrate towards the positively charged side, where it can then be recorded and further analyzed. An example for the use of gel electrophoresis would be in identifying people. DNA is present in almost every cell of our body. Each person has a unique sequence of DNA base pairs that makes up our DNA fingerprint....   [tags: laboratory procedures]

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Crazy Love by Steven Pinker

- In Steven Pinker’s short informative article, “Crazy Love,” he defines the special effects love has on us as human beings, and the technique people use to look for certain spouses. Pinker claims that ever since the beginning of time love has driven humans to make verdicts they would not generally make. Love induces feelings not only of happiness, but of distress and irritation as well. Pinker begins to clarify how humans find a companion, and what they browse for in the opposite sex. He says that romantic passion, with its ideational fixation, mood swings, and intense need for signs of giving back is different from lust and long-term commitment....   [tags: effects of love, people]

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Symptoms And Treatments Of Antibiotics

- Antibiotics have been beneficial by curing infectious bacteria for centuries, Soon, the US will be in a post-antibiotic era. The days of using antibiotics to treat common bacterial are numbered. Many of the bacteria that make us ill are rapidly developing defenses against the treatments we have to kill them off. This leaves our society with sick people and there is no special way to cure them. In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that in the US, more than two million people every year are becoming more sick due to the antibiotic bacteria....   [tags: Bacteria, Antibiotic resistance, Penicillin]

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The Issue Of Gender Identity

- Gender identity, today in the politically correct society that we live in this topic can be discussed in the comforts of your home with complete discretion or it can be the topic of a major debate on national news. Sex is simple, sex is science, and sex is proven biologically and understood globally therefore there is not much space for debate in my opinion. Gender however is can be conceived differently from household to household, across county lines, state lines, and vary depending on what country you live in....   [tags: Man, Gender, Gender role, Gender identity]

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Sample Resume : Cooperative Extension

- Upon its inception, the University of Georgia (UGA) Cooperative Extension’s primary focus was educating the public in the areas of agriculture and home economics. Today, the UGA Cooperative Extension has expanded their areas of focus to include, agriculture, environment, families, food, health, lawn and garden, and youth, through their extensive 4-H program. The UGA Cooperative Extension acts as a liaison between the university and the community it serves, by providing research based education in the areas mentioned above in the form of publications, educational sessions, and public outreach (UGA College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, 2015)....   [tags: Health, Health care, Public health]

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Candle Making

- How to Make a Candle Candles can add that special touch to any house. They can add to a romantic night. They can brighten a house up. They can also add personality into any home. Whatever the case may be, candles are great for everyday use. So why not make your own. Candles can get to be quite costly, but by making your own you are cutting down the price to a bare minimum. You may even find that you have most of the supplies that you need right at home. By making your own candle you can also create your own style making it more meaningful to you....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Risk Profile of Aflatoxin

- Introduction Aflatoxin is a kind of mycotoxins, and mycotoxin is referring to all toxins produced by fungi. About 30 years ago, 100000 turkeys were poisoned and dead in Britain, when Aflatoxin was found (HKSAR, 2011). Aflatoxicosis is the disease caused by the consumption of substances or foods contaminated with Aflatoxin, which causes abdominal pain, vomiting, hepatitis and (sometimes) death after acute exposure to high concentrations in food. Several high-profile epidemics have occurred in Eastern Africa in the past decade (Azziz-Baumgartner, 2005)....   [tags: mycotoxins, fungi, food contamination]

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Summary Of The Book ' The Great Gatsby ' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- A young couple by the names of Jason and Natalie moved into a two-bedroom apartment together, along with their dog, Max. They didn 't need a two-bedroom apartment. But the rent was unusually cheap. Strange things started to happen as soon as Jason, Natalie, and Max entered the apartment for the first time. For one thing, Max started barking at something in one of the rooms. "What is it, Boy?" Jason asked. Jason looked around the room. "Max, there 's nothing there", he said. "I wonder what 's gotten into him", Natalie said....   [tags: 2005 singles, 2008 singles, 2007 singles]

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What I Am A Business Management With A Minor For Human Resources

- Currently I have an associates in Accounting and I am pursuing a bachelors in Business Management with a minor in Human Resources. During my college career thus far I have learned a lot about myself and the kind of student I am. My experiences in life and college have introduced a lot of new things especially what kind of learning style works best for me. I am an auditory learner and I feel that it has affected my overall learning experiences. This is also how I was introduced to online learning....   [tags: Developmental psychology, Knowledge, Psychology]

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How Clothing Is An Unavoidable Part Of Our Daily Lives

- Clothes are a part of our daily lives. Whether we are trying to create a certain image or simply wearing something because it is part of a uniform or because we are going out in a social setting and it is required, clothing is an unavoidable part of the human life. (William & Mary Law Review p. 5) Fashion on the other hand is something different. It is a form of art. To a designer, clothing is their masterpiece, a work of art, a way for them to use their artistic license. In the William & Mary Law Review, “Copyrighting the “Useful Art” of Couture”, this question is posed “Are pieces of fashion useful, everyday objects or pieces of high art?” in responds to this question, this idea is state...   [tags: Clothing, Fashion, Haute couture, Social class]

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5 Ways to Make Oatmeal Your Absolute Beauty Secret

- Do you eat oatmeal for breakfast. Good for you. But there are more stunning ways that oatmeal can do for your body. Read on to find out. Everyday is always a marvellous day to start something new. Including a new healthy diet for breakfast can be an exciting palette adventure. Who knows how satisfying it might be after religiously trying to be healthy. However, one of the healthiest breakfasts you can digest in is a bowl of oatmeal. Yes, it tastes bland but there are many ways to make it deliciously suitable to your taste....   [tags: Beauty]

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The Replacement of Amputated Limb by a Prosthetic Limb

- The idea of having an amputated limb and being able to receive a prosthetic limb within a few short hours is still a dream in today’s world. Scientists and researchers have made huge leaps and bounds in recent years, but prosthetic limbs have been around for decades. The oldest ever found was in Cairo, Egypt in the year 2000. It was a prosthetic toe made of leather and wood from 3000 years ago (Clements, 2008). This limb showed us that for the most part prosthetics have not changed a whole lot, but how they are made has improved....   [tags: patients, functions, comfort]

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Male And Female Adolescents Are Susceptible At Eating Disorders

- Both male and female adolescents are susceptible to eating disorders as a result of the effects of the media. Based on the most current data produced by experimental studies, media-idealized images have the most negative effect and therefore longstanding consequences on vulnerable individuals, no matter what their gender may be. (The developmental effects of media-ideal internalization and self-objectification processes on adolescents’ negative body-feelings, dietary restraint, and binge eating) Thus it is not only circumstance and self-oriented predispositions that controls the tendency towards eating disorders, it is the state of mind....   [tags: Bulimia nervosa, Eating disorders]

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I Am An Instructional Aide At Valley Achievement Center

- The different types of interactions children have with adults at an early age is interesting because it can be their first introduction to behavioral customs. I am an instructional aide at valley achievement center. I am which makes me role model for young kids from age’s six to nine. These kids are fast learners very good at imitating adults. I am also an aunt to my niece Brianna. From observing my two year old niece I have noticed she is a very smart little girl she likes to play roles as a mother with her dolls....   [tags: Sociology, Socialization, Psychology, Education]

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The Free Black Men Of Virginia 's Eastern Shore

- In Northampton County of Virginia’s Eastern Shore, race was only one of many aspects that gave a man the opportunity to succeed. Due to race not being such a big factor of success, many black people did not view themselves at a disadvantage to the common white man. So rather than having to take certain race-specific actions to make a living, the free black men of Virginia’s Eastern Shore just acted like any other white man would have in their pursuit of economic success. While taking this into account, Breen and Innes’s explanation of free black prosperity can be simply seen as their ability to mold themselves to each unique occasion of social and economic interaction....   [tags: Black people, Slavery, Black Canadians, Race]

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There is No Hope of Doing Perfect Research

- There are two ways of looking at research and perfect research. Conceptually, these two are oxymoron. Research is done to understand the unknown or clear doubts about the known. Perfect research is possible only when you have the full knowledge of the subject of investigation so have no room for mistakes or bias in planning, formulating, and executing the research and drawing conclusions from it. If you know everything about the subject and have no doubt about it, then there is no need for perfect research....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

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The History and Impact of the Printing Press

- Everyday people read newspapers and books, but where did printing begin. The movable type printing press by Johannes Gutenberg made this all possible. Johannes first conceived of this idea of the printing press in the 15th century in order to speed up the slow process of producing books (Bantwal). The movable type printing press, the first real technology of its kind, helped to solve problems, but in turn also caused problems. This technology did influence many areas of life in its lifespan. This includes challenging the church and poisoning people with the increased toxins from mass products of materials....   [tags: Technology ]

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The Relatability of Julie Jordan in the Carousel

- Julie Jordan is the main women focused on in the musical Carousel. With that said she is the only character in the show that is not unlike her real world counterpart. Julie fits a stereotypical mold of women of the time but not character women of the time. Her character is intrinsically an antithesis to all other characters surrounding her. Small choices and actions set her unlike those of made by women in the world of the play allow her to become instantly relatable to the women of 1945. In Carousel one follows the journey of Julie Jordan and she discovers men, family, and her place in the world....   [tags: women, feminism, power]

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