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Vampire Attacks: Hoax or Reality?

- Introduction Paranormal activity means unusual things that occur, that is not normally expected. Paranormal means beyond the range of normal experience or scientific explanation. According to Stefanik (2000) “investigation into paranormal activity evolved into the field of parapsychology”. Ghosts, spirits, and scary stories have always been a part of our nation and society for years. Spiritual movement of the late 1900s, had people fascinated with spiritual hope that there would possibly be life after death (Stefanik, 2000)....   [tags: paranormal activity]

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The Impact of Thyroid Hormone

- Due to many findings of the American Thyroid Association, many Americans suffer from one of many thyroid disorders, and many of them do not even realize they are suffering from it. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the neck, made up of two wings wrapped around a windpipe found below the Adams apple. The thyroid gland can weigh less than an ounce, but crucial for ones health. The thyroid gland can be thought of as the bodys’s metabolism regulator. The task is done by releasing two specific hormones, both including the iodine-containing hormone thyroxine....   [tags: endocrine glands, TSH, T3, T4]

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A Career as a Chiropractor

- Have you ever been adjusted by a chiropractor. Have you ever been in a chiropractic office. They are always extremely busy and have very wide open space. Chiropractors also like to keep their offices clean and busy with patients so they can get more business. During the day the chiropractors office is very busy. The chiropractors are always nice and respectful to their patients. Do you know anybody that works at a chiropractic office, or even is a chiropractor. Because many chiropractors have their own family, they usually give them free or discounted adjustments....   [tags: Career Essays]

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IT Gadgets and Student Lifestyle

- Many forms of IT gadget(s) exist in this rapid change of technology. With so many IT gadget(s) are created, it can be difficult to look at every forms in this study. Thus, the following review of literature focuses mainly on the effects of smart-phones, tablets and notebooks bring to college student lifestyle. The terms of student lifestyle can be breakdown into three parts, which are education, health and social life. Past research had identified the effects of excessive time usage of IT gadget(s) on university students....   [tags: smartphones, tablets, notebooks, social]

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Police Fraud: O.J. Simpson Case

- Police corruption is a form of police misconduct in which law enforcement officers seek personal gain and abuse their power in order to achieve it. A common example of police corruption is the acceptance of bribes in exchange for not pursuing a suspect or even discontinuing an investigation. Another, more extreme, example is police officers falsifying evidence in order to secure the convictions of their suspects. When situations like these arise, individuals charged with a crime are doomed from the start....   [tags: law enforcement misconduct and corruption]

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An Analysis of Guitar Sounds

- Sound is defined as areas of high and low pressure that move outward to form a longitudinal wave. The amplitude and pitch of the sound is dependent on the source and amount of energy produced. Sound is produced by vibrating objects, the vibrations cause disturbances in the surrounding air molecules. When the vibrating object moves outward it causes the air molecules around it to compress and create a high pressure region. As the object moves inward the air molecules expand and create a low pressure region....   [tags: pitch, frequency, vibration]

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Attitudes About Women in Society

- Today’s society and the society of the early 1900s have completely diverse attitudes and beliefs about women. This ranges from their roles in society to what they’re supposed to do in the household, plus where their place is around men. In today’s society, however, women are allowed to vote, have high-paying jobs, and even own property. Some men may say that a woman’s place is in the kitchen; but on the other hand, a select handful of men and all women will disagree. In Susan Glaspell’s “Trifles”, the setting is mainly the main living quarter, which contains the kitchen and living room....   [tags: roles, cooking, divorce]

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Clothing Used by the Norse

- ... His undertunic also had complex wool tablet-weaving patterns with various depictions of beasts in yellow, red, and black. The undertunic's cuffs were secured with bronze wrist clasps, a feature fairly common in period. The smocks worn at Danish-Northern Germanic Norse settlement at Hedeby were of two basic types. Both types have a rounded neckline with rounded armholes for set-in sleeves, and had separate front and back panels sewn together at the shoulders. However, they differed in their side-seams: one type had narrow, slit sides, while the other type had was wider with inserted gores for fullness at the hems....   [tags: vikings, trousers, coats]

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Homosexuality Is Considered A Taboo

- Homosexuality has been looked down upon for centuries. Even today, homosexuality is considered a taboo in many societies and religions. What’s even more looked down upon in many societies and religions is lesbianism. In the 19th century, it was unthinkable for women to even work outside of their homes; therefore, women being emotionally and sexually attached to each other were downright ignominy. In the 19th century, what Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu presents in his Victorian gothic story, “Carmilla,” not only challenges typical Victorian gothic, but also breaks the barrier in a society where lesbianism is considered a taboo....   [tags: Vampire, Dracula, Sheridan Le Fanu]

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The Oppressed People Of Baltimore

- The Oppressed People of Baltimore: A Symbol for the Black Community On April.27, 2015, there was a huge riot in Baltimore, stemming from the death of Freddie Gray. Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African American man, made eye contact with a white cop outside a West Baltimore housing project, as they swiftly approached him he tried to run. As he ran, cops viciously chased, pinned him down (finding only a pocket knife) and Gray was unlawfully arrested. The aftermath of the attack was captured on video, showing Gray being dragged across the street with his legs looking severely broken and little control over his own body....   [tags: African American, Black people, White people, Race]

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My First Day Of School

- My perspective My right hand and wrist maneuvered left as I turned the engine off, with my head slowly approaching the steering wheel in hopes of calmly laying on it as I exhaled in relief of arriving on time and safe. A few seconds later my cranium reflexed back to its original position; laying on the head rest. I gathered my “daily breads”; unhooked my soft pink and white polka dot silicon phone from my hot pink car charger, grab my purple honors college water bottle from the cup holder, drag my gray and black leather polka dotted backpack from the adjacent seat and weakly through it on my right scapula as it hangs on my thoracic area....   [tags: Human anatomy, Human body, Left-handedness, Color]

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The Sin Of The Mariner

- The Sin of the Mariner Samuel Taylor Coleridge 's use of various types of symbolism in “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” to give the simple story a more depth meaning. The story is simply about a old Mariner telling his tale about killing a bird and his experiences with supernatural contact to wedding guests. Without any thought, any ready could tell that the story had much more meaning rather than a man telling a story. The story starts off at a wedding and the wedding is a symbol of happiness and new beginnings, and a old ancient mariner told his tale to wedding guest....   [tags: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Albatross, Luck]

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The Doll - Original Writing

- The doll stood motionless in front of the door, waiting to be invited inside, as the light from Jake 's flashlight shined upon its dusty wooden face. "It 's that damn creepy doll!" He yelled, quickly walking back to the table. I really didn 't understand how the doll was standing without anybody to hold it up. Most or all ventriloquist dolls required someone to hold it up but this doll stood on its feet with no problem. Maybe someone was holding it up, someone or something we couldn 't see. I believe the doll was alive somehow, either that or someone or something was moving it from place to place without any of us noticing....   [tags: English-language films, American films, Game]

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Summary Of ' Bye, Ray

- “Bye, Ray.” Realizing she held her breath, she exhaled. Now, what. She could log in and check for any new work orders. That would occupy her time for a little while. She walked into the study and logged into the company site. There were three work orders in the queue. These would take up the rest of the afternoon. Firmly fixed on her task the day passed quickly and the evening sun was vanishing. Logging out, she went into the kitchen and poured a bowl of cereal for dinner not feeling up to cooking and cleaning a lot of dishes....   [tags: Marriage, Love]

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Renee Sintenis 's Bronze Sculpture

- Reneé Sintenis’s bronze sculpture Daphne. It is 58 3/4” high include the base. Located on the right wing which is the European area of the museum. There are not a lot of natural light on the sculpture, but there are several spot light. Those lights highlighted the whole sculpture. The lines of the sculpture is thin and rough but it gives viewer a tone of tranquility and gracefulness. From the front view, the sculpture seems like a growing tree. The color is dark brown and the whole body is mainly in the same tone....   [tags: Left-wing politics, Political spectrum]

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My Life - Original Writing

- My dad pulled it tighter around my neck, telling me to go to the mirror in the hallway and adjust it. God it was miserable, probably 85ºF or something, and I was wearing a blazer and ironed khakis. In front of the mirror, I moved my tie around a little bit, loosening it so I wouldn’t suffocate from its clutch around my neck. It was as if the Devils’ hands were wrapped around the base of my neck, his clutch tightening my airways and squeezing my sweat glands open every so slightly. Honestly, this was such a struggle, why couldn’t I just wear a t-shirt and shorts to my graduation....   [tags: High school, Middle school, Graduation]

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The Death Of My Heart

- "Say you love me," I whispered. His captivating, dark, underwater-blue eyes had an intense staredown with mine. I felt the blood rush to my cheeks as his arms wrapped around my waist, forcing our proximity to increase. The rhythmetic beating of my heart underwent a speed change. One of his warm hands travelled up my bare arm, leaving goosebumps behind, ending up behind my neck. I was breathing heavily as he brought his forehead closer to mine, allowing our breaths to mingle. His fresh-out-of-the-shower scent made my breath hitch....   [tags: 2008 singles, 2005 singles, Akon, Debut albums]

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I Am A Good Day

- Today is a good day. Today there is only mild throbbing in my right temple. Feels like a small ice pick jabbed in my head. Unlike a bad day when it feels as if I am giving birth through my head just after someone beat my skull and neck with a baseball bat. This is a small example of how it feels to live with migraines. It was an ordinary day at work back in 1987 when I received my first visit from the migraine. The day was unforgettable. I was twenty years old. Out of nowhere, my peripheral vision became blurry....   [tags: Pain, Suffering, Migraine, Headaches]

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Vladimir Nabokov 's First Love

- Vladimir Nabokov suffered a neurological disorder called Synthesia. In this disorder, some senses appear the form of other senses. For his specific case, it allowed him to see letters in color. The literary form of this disorder is writing when one sense describes another. Nabokov’s synthesia allowed for him to compose its’ literary form in a superior manner. Additionally, in its literary implication, synthesia generates juxtapositions of the senses. With and in juxtaposition, he uses the comparison of senses to describe one sense through another sense....   [tags: Sense, Emotion, Sensory system, Synesthesia]

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Understanding Mental Illness Through Film

- Understanding Mental Illness Through Film Mental health and its disorders are an intricate part of the individual and society. Mental health incorporates our emotional, psychological and social well-being. Understanding human behavior and the social environment in conjunction with biological, social and cultural factors helps in diagnosing and treating individuals accurately. Film can be used to understand and visualize how mental disorders may affect one’s life. This paper examines the film “Primal Fear” and explores the character Aaron Stampler and his mental illness, reviews literature on the diagnosis given and critically analyzes the film’s portrayal of the disorder....   [tags: Antisocial personality disorder, Mental disorder]

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Essay On A Car Crash

- Being in a car crash is not an experience you want to go through. Accidents often happen, they don’t happen by choice most of the time. Many people die each year due to car crashes. Accidents can be caused by multiple reasons most of which drivers are responsible of. From simple distractions like the phone to people driving under the influence accidents can occur. Today I will describe events that happened to me that made me feel thankful for being alive. The one car crash I was a part of that changed my life....   [tags: Tram accident, Automobile, Crash]

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The Symbolism of Self Violence

- The Symbolism of Self Violence I enrolled in this class in semiotics in order to see if the semiotic approach would give me a greater understanding or give meaning to what I do for a living. It seems natural that I would try to employ the method with the problems that vex me the most. I hope that any reader of this text will appreciate the attempt at interpretation of meaning and not focus on the sensationalism or strangeness of the behaviors that I will describe. I must give credit for the idea of looking at the symbolism of self-violence to James Gilligan in his book, "Violence" in which he examines the symbolism of violence towards others (Gilligan , 1996) ....   [tags: Psychology Papers]

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Massage Therapy and Headaches

- What is massage therapy. There are two separate ways to approach massage therapy, from an eastern medicine perspective it is based more on energy within the body and holistic healing, whereas in western medicine it is more from a muscular physiology point of view. Massage therapy according Moyer, Rounds, and Hannum (2004) is “the manual manipulation of soft tissue intended to promote health and well being”. According to most people this type of therapy does the body good either way you look at it....   [tags: Health Care]

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Insomnia and Alzheimer Disease

- 1. A possible condition for insomnia is Alzheimer disease (AD). There is a risk of circadian rhythm disruption in people that may possibly have AD, because this leads to an increase in beta-amyloid plaques in the brain. This is related to cognitive loss as AD progresses (Kang et al, 2009). AD has no definitive test. Blood and urine samples are tested so other medical cases are ruled out. Doctors usually do various tests based on patient’s memory and thinking and also check family backgrounds. If AD is suspected, the patient is made to undergo brain imaging, most likely a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)....   [tags: Alzheimer's Disease Essays]

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Capital Punishment is Inhumane

- In the past, barbaric practices such as stoning, drowning, impaling, and beheading took place. Today, capital punishment is typically accomplished via lethal injection as a default. However, some of the states that support the death penalty use other methods of execution. Electrocution, for example, is still practiced in eight states, following by the gas chamber and hanging in three states, and one state still uses firing squad (Snell, 2013). Lethal injection is the most commonly used form of capital punishment, and while it is seemingly the most humane method, it can still prove painful....   [tags: Argument Against Death Penalty]

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The Scarlet Ibis Analysis

- James Hurst is the author of the heart breaking short story entitled “The Scarlet Ibis”. “The Scarlet Ibis” is a short story about two brothers; one brother is healthy, while the other is physically handicapped. The short story is centered on the idea that the older, healthier brother’s selfishness and pride ultimately led to the death of his younger brother, Doodle. Numerous quotes throughout the story demonstrate Hurst’s use of symbolism and foreshadowing to portray and predict Doodle’s untimely and heartbreaking death....   [tags: James Hurst, Literary Analysis, Short Story]

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Supporting the Death Penalty

- “If murderers are sentenced to death and executed, potential murderers will think twice before killing for fear of losing their own life” (“Prevents”). Although some may think that the death penalty is harsh, “capital punishment is likely to deter more than any other imprisonments because people fear death more than anything else” (“Prevents”). The death penalty is the best form of punishment for those convicted of murder, but it is flawed in many aspects. Part of the problem is that “the laws today are too lenient” (Burgado)....   [tags: capital punishment]

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Short Story: Blooming Rose.

- The tv is on but I’m not watching it. Young Bae is. I’m a little… um… preoccupied with my thoughts. I’ve been on my period for three days now and my mind has been hazy for these few days. At first I thought it was a fever cause I’m always hot (pun not intended). But it is always hotter when I’m with my Bae Bae. And my mind these days… If someone knew what I’ve been thinking all day… They would be mentally scarred and probably just free fall from a building. Pretty sure of that. A shift on the couch broke off my almost the same height as him....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Understanding the Myocardial Infarction

- Firefighters respond to a variety of a calls every day, these include (but are not limited to): fire-related, medical, MVCs and HazMat. Response statistics from Toronto Fire Service’s 2011 annual report show that while fire-related calls have been relatively stagnant throughout the last 7 years, medical calls have been significantly increasing (table 1; figure 1). Heart disease and stroke account for roughly 350,000 hospitalizations per year in Canada and first responses to related illnesses and symptoms will undoubtedly be common (Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, 2014)....   [tags: Myocardial Infarction ]

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Sexual and Violent Advertisement

- Advertisers have many subtle ways of presenting advertisements to sell products, but many of these advertisements may go way beyond the selling of products. Advertisements with regard to violet sexual scenes may actually be sending subliminal messages that violence is okay. Looking at these advertisements it is not hard to see that there is a deeper meaning behind them then to just sell a product. With Sexual and violent Advertisement we may even be able to make the statement that rape, sexual assault and violence is alive and thriving in our society....   [tags: duncan quinn, victim of beauty]

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What Does Music Matters?

- GUITAR LESSONS Nina Kraus, director of Northwestern 's Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory (2014), believes in the the statement, "Making music matters." Many people believe that music matters because it not only provides entertainment, but learning how to play an instrument provides many other benefits, including brain development, neural processing, and academic improvement. A universal instrument that is pleasant to play and can be played almost anywhere is the guitar. Like any other instrument, children can gain the skills of playing either by themselves, or by taking lessons....   [tags: Guitar, Electric guitar, Lead guitar, Bass guitar]

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Heart Of Darkness Analysis

- In the novella Heart of Darkness and the collection of poems Native Guard, Trethewey and Conrad depict vivid images of decaying corpses and bodies to show society’s ability to manipulate justice. Natasha Trethewey uses descriptive imagery of bodies to describe personal and historical unjustifiable acts, specifically through racism and abuse. In the poem “What Is Evidence”, Tretheway depicts her mother’s brutal injuries in order to demonstrate the injustice of her mother’s abusive relationship. Trethewey's mother hides her “fleeting bruises” and her “splintered clavicle, pierced temporal,” so her daughter will not carry the burden of her own abuse by her husband....   [tags: Africa, Native Americans in the United States]

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Guernica by Pablo Picasso

- Guernica by Pablo Picasso      In 1937, Pablo Picasso painted Guernica, oil on canvas. The Republican Spanish government commissioned the mural for the 1937 World Fair in Paris. Guernica is a large mural, twenty-six feet wide and eleven feet tall, and was placed at the entrance to Spain’s pavilion. Picasso did not do any work after receiving the commission until reading of the bombing of the Basque village of Guernica, in Spain. It was that attack, perpetrated by the German Luftwaffe, that inspired him....   [tags: Guernica Picasso Painting Essays]

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Switching Schools

- Making new friends, walking through the halls of a new school, and trying to become popular are a few concerns students stress over, prior to their first day of classes. I, Eitan Boutehsaz fell under this category as I made my switch from a private school, Yeshiva Ohr Chaim, to a public school, Great Neck North Middle School. It was the day after Labor Day, September 5, 2005, and I finally arrived at the institution where I would spend the next year attending. I was anxious, nervous, and in doubt of what this new chapter of my life at Great Neck North would have in store for me....   [tags: schools, ]

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The Elusive Term

- The Elusive Term The word "ring-giver" is slippery because it does not stick to its logical meaning. Once researched and defined, it is known that a ring-giver is a king or overlord. Not just a king can be called a ring-giver. A person in an administrative position can be referred to as a ring-giver. The thanes who received this award of arm-ring or neck-ring proved their battle-worthiness and were held in high respect by their kinsmen. Therefore the warriors kept close watch of their rewards. After research, one also finds the term "ring-giver" is a kenning; or Anglo - Saxon metaphor....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Makeup for Performers

- Makeup for Performers --------------------- Aging with Grease Makeup. There are a lot of makeup's you can use to produce an aging affect, but I decided to use grease. The grease makeup I used was a skin tone palate by Kryolan. Before doing any makeup techniques I studied the shape and size of my bone structure and my facial features, this is so I knew where to shade and highlight. To create the aging affect I practiced shading and highlighting both on my hand and my face, to do this I used a small-medium sized brush....   [tags: Drama]

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Math and Music

- Math and Music When you listen to a piece of music you usually don’t think of math, but the two are interlinked and music always involves math even though we don’t always realize it. When musicians play music they are using mathematical formulas to play. There are formulas for making cords, scales and a formula for the what notes they play. Musical notation also involves math, you use time signatures while playing along to a piece of music which are basically just fractions, 3/4,7/4, and 4/4 are all time signatures....   [tags: Papers]

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How the Concentration of Sodium Thiosulphate Influences Speed of Reaction with Dilute Hydrochloric Acid

- How the Concentration of Sodium Thiosulphate Influences Speed of Reaction with Dilute Hydrochloric Acid Aim: I am investigating how the concentration of sodium thiosulphate influences the speed of reaction with dilute hydrochloric acid. Equipment ========= * 1 piece of paper with a cross on it * 1 timer * 1 conical flask 100ml * 1 test tube brush * 119ml Sodium thiosulphate * 14ml 100% Hydrochloric acid * 1 beaker 400ml * 1 beaker 10ml 1....   [tags: Papers]

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Susan Glaspell's Trifles - The Sweetness of Revenge

- Sweetness of Revenge Susan Glaspell’s play, Trifles, seems to describe the ultimate women’s suffrage story. No longer will men have an upper hand against women after reading this story. Cleverness will be the key to retaining power from the men in this story. The one thing that woman are criticized for, the idea that women tend to look at the ‘little picture’ instead of the ‘whole picture’, will be there path to victory. Two stories of revenge are told in this story, the revenge of suppression and revenge of being portrayed as ‘unsophisticated, unintelligent’ women....   [tags: Trifles Essays]

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Sir Gawain and Green Knight Essays: Allegory

- Allegory in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight Discuss the allegorical significance of the following words of the Green Knight, You are so fully confessed, your failings made known,/ And bear the plain penance of the point of my blade,/ I hold you polished as a pearl, as pure and as bright/ As you had lived free of fault since first you were born . These words are uttered by the Green Knight almost immediately after he delivered the third blow on Gawain s neck (l 2391-2394). They should be understood as referring to events which began with Gawain s arrival at the Lord s castle....   [tags: Sir Gawain Green Knight Essays]

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lesson plan for saxophone first lesson

- Saxophone First Lesson Plan: Introduce yourself to the student, and learn their name. „P First, show the student how to put the saxophone together: 1. Attach neck to the saxophone body 2. Then, attach mouthpiece to neck 3. Finally, attach the neck strap to saxophone 4. Tell them that it is a good idea to put the reed in their mouth while they put their instruments together, so it will be moist and ready for play by the time the clarinet is assembled. „P Next, you show them the correct posture: 5....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A people and a nation

- Oral Cancer consists of cancer cells in the mouth, including the lip, gums cheeks, tongue, tonsils, and floor of the mouth. In 1992 there were approximately 11,500 new cases diagnosed and 2,200 deaths in the United States. It’s a proven fact that more men then women are affected. The primary cause of mouth cancer is tobacco use. Like smoking, chewing, and dipping. Smokers are 4 to 15 times more likely to develop cancer of the mouth. Another cause of this cancer is chronic or excessive alcohol consumption....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Psychological Labyrinth in Owl Creek Bridge, Yellow Wallpaper, and Garden of Forking Paths

- The Psychological Labyrinth in Owl Creek Bridge, Yellow Wallpaper, and Garden of Forking Paths    For millennia, the labyrinth has been used as a sacred tool for spiritual enlightenment.   Sometimes called a "divine imprint" because of its prevalence combined with its unknown origin,   the labyrinth provides a "transcendent experience of connection and clarity" ("What is a Laby-   rinth") through the act of walking the winding paths to its center. Unlike a maze, which has dead   ends and trick turns, the labyrinth has only a single path leading to and from the center; the   principle of the labyrinth is such that a person must traverse every inch of space before reaching   his/h...   [tags: Occurrence Owl Creek Bridge Essays]

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The Importance of the Mare in Anton Chekhov’s Misery

- The Importance of the Mare in Misery       Iona Potapov, the main character in Anton Chekhov’s short story, "Misery," is yearning for someone to listen to his woes. Every human he comes in contact with blatantly ignores his badly-needed-to-tell-story by either shunning him or falling asleep. There is, however, one character in this story that would willingly listen to Iona, a character who is with Iona through almost the entire story. This character is his mare. Renato Poggioli describes the story as being built "around two motionless figures, an animal and a man" (316)....   [tags: Anton Chekhov Misery]

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Examining the 'Self' in Spinal Cord Injury Patients

- Examining the 'Self' in Spinal Cord Injury Patients A man leaves home to go horseback riding. The horse goes out of control. In the hospital, he learns that he his paralyzed and will probably never walk again. He never thought it would happen to him ... For several unsuspecting Americans each year, this scenario represents something all too real. The man in the abstract I was referring to was the actor Christopher Reeve and it is his paralysis that I will be examining in relation to the 'self'....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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Charles Darwin's Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection

- Darwin is considered by other people as the creator of Evolution. Darwin was not the only man to arrive at the theory of evolution. Darwin came to his theory of evolution at the same time as an another man who goes by the name of Alfred Russell Wallace came to the same conclusion. Wallace being relatively unknown was not respected for having the same conclusion because the fact that people were so apt to listen to the theory’s of Charles Darwin. After time Darwin published a book On the Origin of Species, and it was a big success: it’s first printing sold out immediately and a second printing sold out a month later....   [tags: Natural Selection, Evolution Essays]

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Christianity in rime of the Ancient Mariner

- Christianity in rime of the Ancient Mariner The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, penned by Samuel Coleridge, and published for the first time in 1798 in the co-authored “Lyrical Ballads” with William Wordsworth, is a poem in which an old sailor recounts his tales to a young wedding guest. The tale of the old seafarer was so unbelievable and supernatural, that the wedding guest and all others who hear the tale are captivated and, as Coleridge suggests, listen “like a three years’ child” (15). Embedded through the Mariner’s tale is a story that resembles the Christianesque path from sin to salvation....   [tags: English Literature]

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The Second Coming

- The Second Coming In his poem "The Second Coming," Yeats predicts cataclysmic changes about to be wrought upon human kind. He states, "Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;/Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world," (1511). This statement is in line with Modernistic thought of this time period. Modernistic writers felt that traditional teachings left something to be desired, and that it was time for change. There was a huge upheaval in religious beliefs and current religious convictions were being challenged with new scientific knowledge....   [tags: Second Coming]

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The Ghost of Toni Morrison's Beloved

- The Ghost of Beloved One of the most engaging arguments about Toni Morrison’s book Beloved is centered around the nature of the girl Beloved. The argument is whether Beloved is simply a young woman who herself had suffered the horrors of slavery, or the ghost of Sethe’s crawling already. baby girl. The evidence shows that Morrison intended Beloved to be the ghost of the crawling already. girl. It has been said that there are basically two reasons why ghosts walk: they have either unfinished business to attend to of have died a very violent death....   [tags: Toni Morrison Beloved Essays]

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The Bubonic Plague

- The Bubonic Plague Introduction Plague, was a term that was applied in the Middle Ages to all fatal epidemic diseases, but now it is only applied to an acute, infectious, contagious disease of rodents and humans, caused by a short, thin, gram-negative bacillus. In humans, plague occurs in three forms: bubonic plague, pneumonic plague, and septicemic plague. The best known form is the bubonic plague and it is named after buboes, or enlarged, inflamed lymph nodes, which are characteristics of the plague in the groin or neck or armpit....   [tags: Disease, Epidemic]

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Behaviors Affect Actions

- People’s personalities do not only influence how they respond to the environment, but also causes people to behave and act in a certain way. An individual’s experiences, whether good or bad, will influence his or her behavior at a later time. People “create their own realities” through their personalities, which leads to an inevitable outcome. A psychological, critical analysis will demonstrate how the personalities of Mrs. Hale from Trifles by Susan Glaspell, and Oedipus from Oedipus Rex by Sophocles, are the primary cause of their eventual destiny....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Salivary Gland Tumors

- INTRODUCTION: Salivary gland tumors are a morphologically diverse group of neoplasms, which may present considerable diagnostic and management challenges for the pathologist and surgeon. Salivary gland tumors are rare with an overall incidence in the western world of about 2.5 to 3.0 per 100,000 per year. About 80% of all lesions are benign; hence salivary malignancies are particularly rare, comprising less than 0.5% of all malignancies and about 5% of cancers in the head and neck. (1) Most of the studies on salivary gland tumors are in reference to western population and to the best of our knowledge this study is the first of its kind in Indian population....   [tags: Medical Science]

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Dot Laser Treatment

- The dot laser treatment helps to restore the skin color and texture with the new laser technology. It can soften the mild creases, reduce the fine lines and wrinkles and fade away the abnormal pigmentations that have occurred overtime. Dot laser is also used for treating acne scars and other forms of traumatic scarring. How does it work. Dot laser therapy is mainly based on using the power of Co2 laser. The Co2 laser is used in a refined and controlled manner. This helps the surgeon to individualize the laser treatment according to your skin type and your specific needs....   [tags: Medical Science ]

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Decline of Amphibians

- Introduction When researching the population decline of amphibians as a global issue, it is evident that there have been drastic changes in the past 30 years. Mike Lannoo from the U.S. Declining Amphibian Task Force says that there have been significant losses in amphibian populations for an extensive period of time (No Single Reason, 1999). Stuart et al. (2004) stated that according to scientists at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), at least 427 species, roughly 7.4%, are at a dangerously high risk of extinction (Kaylor, 2006)....   [tags: Animal Research ]

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The Lymphatic System

- Lymphatic System Overview A well-functioning lymphatic system is essential to maintaining good health. The lymphatic system consists of a network of lymph vessels, lymph nodes, lymph ducts, and organs that can be likened to a drainage system in the body. Lymph Drainage Function The lymphatic system’s main task is transporting lymph consisting of…. Lymph helps cleanse the body of waste, toxins, and other foreign particles, such as infectious microorganisms. Lymph is formed from interstitial fluid in bodily tissues....   [tags: lymph, circulatory system, drainage system]

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Spinal Cord Injuries

- The key function of the cervical spine is to support the weight of the head which is approximately 10-12 pounds. The spinal cord is the key path for information between the brain and the peripheral nervous system. It transmits signals back and forth between the body and brain. The length of the spinal cord is about 45 cm in men and 43 cm in women. Within this spinal link, there are thirty one pairs of spinal. Each spinal nerve splits into two roots before connecting to the spinal cord. The human body is a weight-bearing exterior and an addition for the disc....   [tags: anatomy, cervical spine]

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Report on Anthrax

- Anthrax is a living organism in the genus Bacillus and its species name is anthracis. This specific bacterium is gram-positive which means that it has a thick, protective peptidoglycan coating. It is also rod-shaped and only a few micrometers in length. It is also one of the few bacteria to synthesize a protein capsule. Like other species in the genus Bacillus, it can form and release endospores, commonly known as spores. These spores are able to survive in extremely harsh conditions and can survive for years and even decades dormant in the soil....   [tags: Living Organism, Bacillus, Species, Anthracis]

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Biology Oral Cancer

- All cancer has a genetic basis. It is triggered by mutations in the genes of a cell which then cause the cell to abnormally reproduce. Many of these gene changes are caused by random mutations when the cell is dividing. It only takes one cell mutating to cause cancer. There are no symptoms for the beginning of cancer and only five to ten percent of all cancers are caused by parents passing down genetic mutations to their children. The remaining are caused by environmental changes (Douglas). Cancer directly affects the lives of approximately 13.7 million Americans....   [tags: genetic mutations, gene changes]

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What are Headaches?

- What are headaches. Almost everyone has experienced a headache at some point in their life. There are different types of headaches which are triggered by different factors. If you are someone who has experienced a headache, you know how irritating it can be. I am going to discuss the different types of headaches, their classifications, causes, and the treatments that are available to help people minimize the pain effects that headaches have on a person. Headaches are typically classified as Primary or Secondary....   [tags: tension, migraine, cervicogenic, cluster headaches]

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Victor Frankenstein Cases

- Today in court we had the case of four murders. We became aware of these cases due to Victor Frankenstein accusation against a creature he created himself. The victims were William Frankenstein, Justine Moritz, Henry Clerval and Elizabeth Frankenstein, born Lavenza. We listened to several witnesses and after a long time of consideration, the jury came to the following verdict. First, we will review all the facts we learned today; the first person that was murdered was William Frankenstein, the prosecutor Victor Frankenstein’s younger brother....   [tags: Murder, Frankenstein, Capital punishment]

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What is a Ring-giver?

- What is a Ring-giver. Those who’ve been asked for the definition of a ring-giver have answered with a dumbfounded facial expression, “Does it have anything to do with the movie Lord of the Rings?" Or others might simply think that the word "ring-giver" basically means a person who gives out rings. This word can be considered a vague term because it might sound like it has one implication, but in fact, it actually has a deeper meaning. During the Anglo-Saxon period, the word "ring-giver" is also labeled as a kenning, which is an extended metaphor....   [tags: Definition Ring Giver Essays]

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The Conquistador

- A tall, stately conquistador sat high in the saddle of his blood red, high stepping stallion, its long tail was perched high over his back, the masculine man adorning the magnificent creature sat as if in a rocking chair as the high spirited animal danced about. The conquistador held his stallion firmly by his reins, forcing his steed to step to the side as the rest of the regiment moved along the trail, trudging alone in the balmy heat, he removed his helmet tucking it firmly under his left arm against his body, he located his handkerchief that he had tucked into his left sleeve of his shirt, retrieving the white hanky Carrasco begin dabbing his handkerchief around his forehead and the back...   [tags: Creative Writing Examples]

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Shaken Infant Syndrome

- Shaken Infant Syndrome Shaken Infant Syndrome (also known as Shaken Baby Syndrome, SBS) is a relatively new term in the medical world. Simply put, it is the collective name of the symptoms produced when an infant is shaken violently or has sustained some type of head trauma. Any type of trauma to the head or cranial region results in some negative response to the body’s homeostatic system, in an infant or child this is especially true. An infant or child’s skull is disproportionately larger than that of a fully developed adult....   [tags: Papers]

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The Story of Pygmalion and Galatea

- The Story of Pygmalion and Galatea “If you gods can give all things, may I have as my wife, I pray… one like the ivory maiden.” ~Pygmalion Pygmalion, the mythical king of Cyprus, had many problems when dating women. He always seemed to accept dates from the wrong women. Some were rude, others were selfish; he was revolted by the faults nature had placed in these women. It left him feeling very depressed. He eventually came to despise the female gender so much that he decided he would never marry any maiden....   [tags: Cyprus Mythology]

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Putting Capital Punishment to Death

- Hanging, the firing squad, the gas chamber, the electric chair, lethal injection; these are some present methods of the death penalty. Capital punishment has been used in America for a long time, and has always presented conflicts. There are many groups that protest capital punishment, and there are many groups that are for it. The controversies it presents have to do with the cost, if it is humane, or if it is moral. With all of these problems taken into consideration, it is clear to anyone that capital punishment is the wrong choice....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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The Presidential Election of 2000

- The Bush Vs. Gore campaign was at its climax in late October of 2000. The people of the nation were casting their votes, and the two leading candidates were neck to neck. The tension was sky high on election day November 7, 2000. Behold, we were to have a new president; so we thought. Election experts have called for "evolution" instead of a "revolution" in changing the way the country goes about its elections. Never in history has such controversy risen as in the election 2000; Bush Vs....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Battle of Bunker Hill

- The Battle of Bunker Hill Following the events in Massachusetts at Lexington and Concord, April 19, 1775, state militiamen from Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Vermont gathered in Cambridge and the area surrounding Boston. British General Gage and 6,500 soldiers and marines were in possession of Boston proper, while the American force consisted of over 16,000 men. Sickness and missing brought the number of available soldiers closer to 9,000. In addition the American force was extremely short of gunpowder, having only some 30 or so half barrels of powder beyond that carried in the horns of the citizen soldiers....   [tags: Papers]

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A Woman in the Presidency

- A Woman in the Presidency In James Poniewozik's essay "Hail to the She," in Time magazine last fall, he raises a very important question to today's society: what will the first female president of the United States be like. I believe the first female president of the United States will be a wife, a mother, a teacher, a chef, a doctor, a maid, a coach, AND a politician. In a marriage, the husband is thought of to be the "head" of the household but many say the wife is the "neck" that turns that "head." I think the same idea applies to the first female president....   [tags: James Poniewozik]

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Sintering in Fluidized Bed

- Sintering in Fluidized Bed Processes for cleaner and more efficient energy generation from feed stocks such as coals, lignites, peats, and waste liquors use fluidized beds that are operated at high temperatures and pressures. These processes involve systems that are multi-phase and have complex chemical reactions. Research work has tackled a number of aspects, including mechanical engineering aspects of the reactors, reaction chemistry and products, characterization and physical properties of the ash, fouling by ash deposits and the phenomenon of defluidization by agglomeration or sintering of the ash particles....   [tags: essays papers]

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The Experience Of War

- The Experience Of War Many authors have written about war themes, some extracts of the stories and poems that I have read and researched are The Upturned Face by Steven Crane .It is about a fictional war being fought in an imaginary Europe. Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell describes his senses and feeling of getting shot in the neck during battle. Exposure by Wilfred Owen,describes the horrors and reality of being in the trenches of the First World War. And The Making of Me by Robert Westall is about a shell-shocked grandfather who has the responsibility of looking after his grandchild....   [tags: English Literature]

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Dark Samus

- The Galactic Federation cruiser Nova Lord disintegrates in the upper atmosphere of the planet Arcterra as it is dwarfed out by Dark Samus’ flagship, the Annihilator. The cruiser was on a mission to attack the flagship. However, it underestimated the ship’s firepower, and was promptly captured after a brief skirmish. A laser shot rings out aboard the bridge of the Annihilator, and is followed instantaneously by the collapse of a Galactic Federation prisoner to the floor, a black scorch between his eyes....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Anne Boleyn

- On Friday, May 19, 1536, Anne Boleyn, former Queen of England, was executed for high treason and adultery, her head severed from her body by an expert swordsman, the only concession given her by her ex-husband King Henry VIII. How, in so short a time, had the woman that Henry had defied the religious tradition of England for, divorcing his wife and changing the history of religion in his country, whom he pursued relentlessly for years, fallen so far, so quickly. To understand one must examine Henry’s desperate need for a male heir, understand the politics of the time, and the personality of Anne Boleyn herself....   [tags: Royal History]

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Throat Cancer

- In the United States, there are 60,000 new cases of throat cancer reported a year. My family is part of that statistic. Four years ago, my great-grandfather, Juan, was diagnosed with throat cancer. Unlike the normal prognosis, he passed away just 5 months after he was diagnosed. Throat cancer is defined as a disease where malignant cells form in the tissues of the pharynx. Throat cancer is also known as pharyngeal cancer. There are different sections that can be affected by throat cancer; these sections include laryngeal, nasopharyngeal, oropharyngeal, hypopharyngeal, and glottis cancer....   [tags: Medicine]

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Axial and Appendicular Skeleton

- Axial and Appendicular Skeleton The axial skeleton is the central part of the skeleton. The skull, spine, ribs and breastbone make the axial skeleton up. The appendicular skeleton consists of the remaining bones. These are 'attached' to the axial skeleton. [IMAGE] Cervical [IMAGE] This is the top seven vertebrae from the neck downwards. The top two bones are the atlas and axis. They let us to shake and nod out head. All the other vertebrae also help with movement of the neck and head, such as bending and twisting....   [tags: Papers]

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The Vampire Strikes

- The shadows on the walls of the dank corridors appeared to move into strange contortions in the flickering torchlight. Slowly but purposefully the cloaked man moves through the avenue of suits of armour. It is almost as though he is hunting something as he stalks down the corridors, like a wild animal on the prowl. He is tall, almost unnaturally so and his face is startlingly white. He is dressed all in black, apart from the lining of his cloak, which is a deep blood red....   [tags: Creative Writing Essays]

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Coronary Heart Disease

- Coronary Heart Disease Around 28.3% of the UK population over the age of 60 have Coronary Heart Disease (CHD). This is reduced to 5% for people under 60. There a many factors that can cause heart disease, these include: * Being overweight/obesity * High cholesterol * Smoking * Stress * Diabetes * Family history of heart disease * Physical inactivity * High LDL A Coronary heart attack takes place when a blockage in the heart's arteries may partially or completely cut off the blood to a portion of the heart....   [tags: Papers]

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A Closer Look at the Relation Between Oedipus the King and An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

- A Closer Look at the Relation Between Oedipus the King and An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge “An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge” by Ambrose Bierce is a 19th Century mystery story that is set at the time of the American Civil War (1861-1865), when the Slave owning Confederate States in the South engaged in conflict with the Federal Government of the USA. The story focuses on a character called Peyton Farquhar, who was about to be hung for trespassing the Owl Creek Bridge....   [tags: Papers]

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Comparing An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge and The Snows of Kilimanjaro

- An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge and The Snows of Kilimanjaro. Death is an intriguing thing. From time immemorial we have feared it, used it, pondered it. Frequently, stories allow the reader into the minds of those immediatly surrounding the one who will die; but all of us "will die." Our morbid interest is in dying, the going, that threshold between death and life. What happens there. There are similiarities and differences in how death appears to the protagonist, written by Ambrose Bierce in An Occurance at Owl Creek Bridge, and Ernest Hemingway in The Snows of Kilimanjaro....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]

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English: Poetry Commentary Haven’t I Danced the Big Dance? By Jack Mapanje

- English: Poetry Commentary Haven’t I Danced the Big Dance. By Jack Mapanje The poem ‘Haven’t I danced the big dance?’ by Jack Mapanje concerns the traditional rain dance of a proud tribesman. The modern representation of his dance that he sees today provokes this nostalgic and emotional response. The speaker, a formal tribal rain dancer, is thinking back to the time when he used to dance this traditional dance, and looking at the new generation, dancing only for show, with sadness. The poem is divided into three stanzas, the two first ones being dedicated to the past, when he was a dancer, and the last one to the present....   [tags: English Literature]

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A Critical Comparison of the Gender Representations in Two Print Adverts

- A Critical Comparison of the Gender Representations in Two Print Adverts Introduction The representation of men and women in a stereotypical sense is very different. The representations of women in mediated stereotypical adverts are delicate, feminine, gentle and very beautiful, whereas men are represented in a stereotypical way very differently. Men are represented as powerful, strong, athletic, dirty, aggressive, emotionless and have a strong camaraderie with other men. This representation of the sexes is not a representation of reality though....   [tags: Papers]

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