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Cloning: The Challenge to Originality

- Along with the many great discoveries being made in the field of genetics, many controversies are also accompanying these discoveries. One branch of genetic research that shrouded in mystery is the ever-growing field of genetic cloning; reproductive cloning being one that contains a great deal of interest. This field of research is highly controversial, as one would expect. One side of the argument is that this will allow for us to stop species from going extinct or bring back extinct species, while the other side argues that this could be a gate-way to human cloning....   [tags: genetic research and engineering]

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Originality Of Philosophy

- Originality of Philosophy Feb.25.1997 What is philosophy. What does a philosopher really do. Questions like these can be answered in a review of Philosophy Now. What can possibly be answered.....questions which have them. And what is it that philosophers study. Generally, most philosophers study questions in which there is no rational or justifiable answer. And the type of articles in the magazine are very interesting because they elighten the reader to question the answers. Some of the articles in this issue are “Bakunin: Anarchist or Antichrist?”, “ Practical Solipsism”, “Introduction to Ontology”, “Orwell and Philosophy”, some other brief articles, an Internet page, and even some...   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Biracial originality and its effects on racial views

- The originality of a person largely contributes to his or her perceptions on social and cultural elements, which are found to be dominant in almost all societies. According to various American psychologists, the originality of a person significantly contributes to the social class in which the person finds himself or herself. In American societal settings, there are a number of races which clearly distinct themselves from each other. The races include; the whites, African Americans, the Hispanics and the Indian Americans to mention but a few....   [tags: Social, Cultural Elements, Society]

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Questioning Originality and Authorship in Fine Art Photography

- Over the last few decades, the practice of radically appropriating works of other artists has become common. The central tenet in appropriation art is to incorporate ideas and images from mass media, popular culture, advertising, and from other artists into a new work. Indeed, appropriating art is not new since borrowing from other artists is an age-old practice. For instance, painters have regularly repainted the paintings of other artists with an aim of exploring the application of their artistic style in a familiar art....   [tags: appropiation, art, plagiarism, copyright, forgery]

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The Secondariness of Virgilian Epic and Its Unprecedented Originality

- Separated by seven hundred years these two ancient European epic poems, the Aeneid and the Odyssey, use the after-effect of the Trojan War as a basis for their storyline. William Franke, a professor at Vanderbilt University and historian, constructed this scholarly journal article; The Secondariness of Virgilian Epic and Its Unprecedented Originality, to compare and contrast the Aeneid and the Odyssey, and proposes a theory based on prophecy by Virgil (Franke, 1). Dealing with the first chronologically written poem, the Odyssey, a Greek poem written by Homer, starts off beginning ten years after the Trojan War, where the main character Odysseus faces conflict on his journey returning home t...   [tags: poetry, Trojan War, Odyssey, Aeneid, Franke]

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James E. Porter’s Idea of Originality in Intertextuality and the Discourse Community

- ... In the case of international students that challenge is twice as difficult, especially when you are expected to be “original.” It is commonly taught that in order to become good writers we need to come up with original ideas and opinions. According to English instructors, to be original is to come up with ideas that no one has written before while giving recognition to any author that influences or supports our ideas-so that we do not commit plagiarism. However, they do not realize that what they call plagiarism may not be a bad thing....   [tags: creative, paraphrasing, plagiarism]

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Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta: Baby, I Was Born This Way

- ... On her own, Germanotta became a go-go dancer, part-time music publisher, and a nighttime entertainment act to make ends meet and get discovered (Gaga 2). Little did she know that accidentally singing outside the office of a top music executive would land her that dream. Germanotta was signed to Def Jam Records in 2006 (Gaga 2). It was this signing that led to series of fortunate events that landed her big time. With inspiration from the Queen song, “Radio Ga-Ga”, Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta became “Lady Gaga” (Brennan 1)....   [tags: originality, themes, music, melodies]

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The Value of Originality

- As American poet, Ralph Waldo Emerson, once said, “To be yourself, in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” In other words, pressure and temptation lurk in every corner and create a self-image that everyone feels obligated to have and people should not fear being themselves for the sake of others’ opinions. Charles Dickens conveys this message primarily through his protagonist, Pip, in his classic Great Expectations. Before Pip gained wealth and confidence, he constantly tried to impress the beautiful, yet arrogant Estella....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Mechanisms of Originality: Comparing Language Systems to Neural Systems

- Mechanisms of Originality: Comparing Language Systems to Neural Systems "When I was a boy I felt that the role of rhyme in poetry was to compel one to find the unobvious because of the necessity of finding a word which rhymes. This forces novel assocations and almost guarantees deviations from routine chains or trains of thought. It becomes paradoxically a sort of automatic mechanism of orginality ..." ---- Stan Ulam, Adventures of a Mathematician In a previous paper, I began exploring a comparison between language and DNA based on their function as information systems....   [tags: Biology Essays Research Papers]

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The Originality of Levinas: Pre-Originally Categorizing the Ego

- The Originality of Levinas: Pre-Originally Categorizing the Ego ABSTRACT: Levinas depicts a pluralism of subjectivity older than consciousness and self-consciousness. He repudiates Heidegger's notion of solitude in order to explore the implications of the Husserlian pure I outside the subject. A hidden Good constitutes the Other in the self: a diremption not at the expense of the unity of the self. Levinas stands with Nietzsche on the side of life which requires and is capable of no justification whatsoever....   [tags: Philosophy Essays]

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Analysis of the Poem the Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

- Everyone needs a sense of morals in life. These morals can be learned from family members, past experiences or even nature. Robert Frost takes imagery, emotion, symbolism, and he often uses nature in his poetry to not only paint a picture in the readers mind, but also to create a more of each work. Robert Frost was born to an editor for a father, and a member of the Swedenborgian church. His father started as a teacher, and then became the editor of the San Francisco Evening Bulletin. Isabelle Moodie, his mother, baptized him with the Swedenborgian church....   [tags: moral, independence, originality, path]

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Proposal of Originalism

- Originalism argues that the meaning of the Constitution was fixed at the time it was put in print. Therefore, in applying any question in regard to the constitution, the correct course of action is to determine the meaning at the time it was written and apply it to the current issue. People who are proponents of originalism believe that the purpose of having a written constitution is “to memorialize and entrench certain fundamental rights so that they can prevail in moments of passion when a crazed mob might want to cast them aside” (S.G....   [tags: Constitution, US Growth]

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The Policy for Academic Integrity: Plagiarism

- The awareness in regards to academic integrity is growing across campuses worldwide. This is a very serious subject in which students and faculty should take additional steps to educate themselves. A great example of this exposure includes Mississippi State University hosts an annual Academic Integrity week during the last week of October. “This program has been put in place to educate students on plagiarism and academic honesty and prevent future cases” ( Intentionally or unintentionally stealing or using another individual’s work verbatim without paraphrasing is considered plagiarism....   [tags: unintentionally, regulations]

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Hip Hop Is Dead

- ... Bold individuals who succeed in throwing all their cards in to take a shot at being original and starting a new trend usually spark followers in a copycat industry if they succeed. Purple Hills a song that reached #19 on the Billboard Hot 100 is mostly about ecstasy pills, but references in the song play the gamut of almost everything in the grocery store, from Valium to mescaline. The shocking nature of the song was probably easier to accept considering the bizarre nature of the group (one of the members is actually named Bizarre) and the tendency of the group's mentor to rely on shock value to garner attention....   [tags: monopolies, popularity, profit, image]

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Similarities Between Burns' Poem, To A Mouse, and Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men

- The word “original” is often used to describe paintings that have been manufactured by hand, but it is not clear whether hand-made copies of work are still considered so. When an artist copies another’s art, is his own art original now that it has been tainted by the thoughts’ of others. The poem “To A Mouse” by Robert Burns served as inspiration for John Steinbeck when writing the famed tragedy “Of Mice and Men.” Steinbeck, a Nobel prize-winning author, set many of his books during the Great Depression or the California Dustbowl, times when the future seemed bleak....   [tags: literary analysis, literary criticism]

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The Delivery of Foundation Subjects in a Primary Curriculum

- Creativity in was defined by National Advisory Committee for Creativity and Culture in Education (NACCC 1999) by 4 main characteristics. The first is the use of imagination thinking or behaviour concerned with original or unusual ideas or actions. Second is using imagination to pursue a purpose relating to using imagination for purpose and having resilience to keep reinventing this. Third is originality; this is not only in reference to historic originality of anything gone before, but It can be personal originality or peer originality....   [tags: Creative Approaches, Creativity, Education]

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Give Credit or Be Punished at the University

- ... Part of plagiarism’s definition suggests that there is “[a] significant difficulty with the idea of plagiarism is that originality and authorship are technically quite difficult to trace…, and it becomes difficult to tell what counts as original work (Wardle and Downs).” The rule says plagiarism is “taking another’s idea without giving them credit and thus pretending that you invented the ideas yourself (Wardle and Downs).” The rule is broad and does not address the possibility of two individuals sharing the same idea....   [tags: plagiarism, exceptions, writers]

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Misconceptions and Different Forms of Plagiarism

- Misconceptions about Plagiarism Cheating and stealing are two of the many words describing plagiarism. Plagiarism is a common misconception because people do not understand all the meanings of it, do not know the techniques to avoid it, and have not come to realize that it undermines academic integrity. This misconception involves the widespread variety of definitions on the topic plagiarism. Plagiarism is a word with many meanings. One definition means to use another’s production without crediting the source....   [tags: Ethical Issues, Copyright Law, Writing]

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Analysis Of Ian Mcewan 's Atonement

- Whole hearted originality is that of an oxymoron, simple because, “true originality” is not something that can be created. Yet originality is something that can be imitated and stolen from. The act of stealing is what generates “true originality.” Artists and every other creatively thinking person take from one another to make something revolutionizing. Take for consideration Ian McEwan, and his novel Atonement; the novel employs what would be a revolutionizing form of literary technique for British Literature....   [tags: Fiction, Novel, Ian McEwan, Marcel Proust]

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Bridgestone Media Outreach Audit

- Bridgestone Media Outreach Audit Who are stake holders. Stakeholders refer to individuals, organizations and other companies that engage in business in one way or another either directly or indirectly with the target organization. They are the people without who the business would not sustain itself. Put in a different language, a stakeholder is an accountant, group of people, an organization, a me member or system who affects or can be affected by an organization's actions Organization background Bridgestone media is a media organization with a key responsibility of informing the public about what is taking place, when it is taking place, where it is taking place and also precisely why i...   [tags: Business Management]

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Talentless Generation

- True talent is dead. Unlike our ¬founding fathers in the Renaissance Fair period, art today is nothing but painting a rock purple and calling it art (Vindicated). Artists such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Raffaello Sanzio were considered masters of the art. They produced such exquisite paintings that would take them an eternity with just a simple paint brush and the detail that goes with it is just breathtaking. Today, a painting would take a measly day or two with minimum detail and not a whole lot of care....   [tags: Technology]

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Digital Aur Art And The Age Of Thinking Machines

- Digital Aura: Art in the Age of Thinking Machines Walter Benjamin used the word aura to denote the spatial, historical, locational context, and provenance of a work of art. Aura, though, is a method to talk about the social construction surrounding a work (Benjamin). The concept allowed Benjamin to examine the social and political implications of the new tool of photography and other recently invented mechanical reproduction methods. Benjamin suggests that the reproduction of a piece of art or other work dissipates the aura of the original – that is the copy destroys the context and provenance of the art....   [tags: Art, Arts, Sculpture, Visual arts]

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Romanticism And Romantic Poetry By Elizabeth Barrett Browning

- Romanticism and Romantic Poetry Elizabeth Barrett Browning was born in1806 to English parents as the eldest child near London. Seemingly, Elizabeth studied alongside his brother foreign languages like Italian and Greek while living in their countryside home at Hope End, near London. While still living at her father’s property at Hope End, she published An Essay on Mind, with Other Poems, which was her first work at the age of fourteen years in 1826. Two years later, she lost her mother Mrs. Barrett....   [tags: Poetry, Sonnet, Romanticism]

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Future Prospect of Malaysian Fermented Food Indusrty

- INTRODUCTION Fermentation refers to reaction of yeast on extracts of fruit or malted grains (Stanbury, Whitaker & Hall, 1995). It is often associated with brewing as alcohol and vinegar are the two first products of fermentation. Although there are many products resulted from fermentation, fermented foods are the most commonly known to consumers. Probiotics which were introduced in the food are good for our health such as reduced risk of getting cancer, improve our intestinal condition and boost our immune system (Parvez et al., 2006)....   [tags: lactic acid bacteria, potential development ]

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The Prosperity From Free Entertainment

- Recent technological innovations have allowed for our civilization to enjoy an age of superior entertainment, more people have command over how, when, and why they access entertainment. This special access that we have gained has changed many industries in the business, such as the music industry. It is necessary that this change positively influence both the consumer and producer of the music. That is why music should be free to purchase because the free and easy to obtain abundance of music will enable the artists of the music to sell more merchandise and sell out more concerts, not to mention an increase in music quality and the elimination of music piracy....   [tags: innovations, music industry]

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Modernism And Postmodernism And Modernism

- Throughout history and through the nature of man, categories and classifications have been created for anything ever known. No matter if its concerning the homo sapiens or an object considered miscellaneous – there is place for everything and everything seems to be in its place. With art there is no exception. Society classifies each painting or sculpture into a time frame or accompany pieces with similar meanings together. A perfect example of this would be walking through a museum and noticing the different sections – European art, Impressionism, the Modern Wing, etc....   [tags: Modernism, Postmodernism, Postmodernity]

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The God of Small Things

- "Colonised people are not simply those whose labour has been appropriated but those whose soul dwells an inferiority complex created by the death and burial of the its local cultural originality" How true is this statement. I agree with this statement to quite a large extent. I think that souls of colonized people dwell an inferiority complex created by both the colonial rule and the death and burial of the local cultural originality. Moreover, I believe that ` inferiority complex' and the `death and burial of cultural originality' will later become two components of a vicious circle as time goes by....   [tags: World Literature]

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This I Believe: Life and Creativity

- I believe that creativity, like the spark of life is magic incarnate; Creativity is being able to look at any situation and come up with a unique way to solve the problem; there is a direct correlation to humanities ability to adapt and create, because of this creativity is a driving force of the world. Without creativity there would not be art, music, science, or technology. Creativity and science have always walked a path through the world together. Although many people do not see it this way because they associate science as learning what came before rather than how it came into being, such as the wheel, space travel, and everyday conveniences....   [tags: music, science, steve jobs, apple]

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The Louis Armstrong Discography

- about the discography -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SIDEMAN 1923-25 HOT 5 & 7 1925-28 STARDOM 1929-32 THE 30'S 1932-42 WAR YEARS 1942-46 ALL-STARS 1942-56 PURE GOLD 1956-63 TWILIGHT 1963-71 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Evolution of the All-Stars feedback credit where it's due other links to louis (c) 1999 scott johnson The Louis Armstrong Discography Most historians agree; when it comes to influential musicians in this century, one name stands above the rest....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Comic Art: The Seduction of the Innocent

- Comic Art: The Seduction of the Innocent In 1991, at the 13th Annual World Fantasy Convention, an issue of the comic book series The Sandman was selected by a panel of experts in the field as the Year's Best Short Story. This was not the first time that a comic book has been nominated for a prestigious literary prize (the first and only previous one being Art Spiegelman's retelling of the Holocaust in animal fable form Maus for the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1987), but it was the first to have won....   [tags: Comics Art Artistic Comic Papers]

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The Black Swan

- Introduction Post-modernist critique points to the destabilization and fragmentation of the idea of the coherent, unique subjectivity that has led western culture, and subsequently its critique, through time. Cultural objects seem to correspond with the processes of naturalization of gender divisions and the female body. On a literal level, Black Swan gives the impression that it follows this tradition. In this paper I argue that the use of allegory in Black Swan is a conscious choice that emphasizes the discrepancies between the film and its original source Swan Lake, in order to contest the notion of a stabilized female subjectivity....   [tags: post modern subjectivity, feminism]

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Passion in Peter Shaffer's Equus

- In Peter Shaffer's Equus, A psychiatrist, Martin Dysart, is conducting an investigation on Alan Strang. He is learning, through his investigation of Alan's horrific crime, about what it really means to make someone "normal" and what a psychiatrist really does. It is the job of Dysart to find the motive of Alan's actions, but he is not prepared for what he learns. After meeting Alan, Dysart has a dream. This dream is of a ritual sacrifice in Greece. Dysart's passion lies in Greece. He has always wanted to believe in something greater than himself....   [tags: Peter Shaffer, Equus]

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Le Theme de l'Unite et de l'Harmonie de l'Homme chez Friedrich Schiller

- Le Theme de l'Unite et de l'Harmonie de l'Homme chez Friedrich Schiller ABSTRACT: This study demonstrates that Schiller's philosophical work is not limited only to the explanation of the artistic phenomenon as such, and that, for him, art represents the premise of philosophizing, of elaborating an original conception of the world and of humanity. I emphasize the way in which the poet and playwright uses art as a philosophical method with a view to penetrating meaning in the world and in life and to identifying a solution to the crisis confronted by modernity....   [tags: French Philosophical Paper]

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A Comparsion of The Dream of the Road and The York Play of the Crucifixion

- The Anglo-Saxon poem known as, The Dream of the Rood is the reverse image of the crucifixion. The Dream of the Rood is unique in describing the crucifixion from the vantage point of the Cross, and within the framework of a dream. In comparison, The York Play of the Crucifixion discusses each step in the process of tying Christ to the cross. Both representations of the crucifixion compare and contrast each other. The Dream of the Rood there are three parts to the story: the Dreamer’s account of his dream of the Cross, the Rood’s monologue describing the Crucifixion, and the Dreamer’s determination to pursue the salvation of the Cross....   [tags: cross, dream, process, christ]

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Nat King Cole's "Unforgettable" and Natalie Cole's Duet with her Deceased Father

- Natalie Cole is best identified for her 1991 album, Unforgettable...with Love, in which she sings 22 songs from Nat King Cole's collection including “Unforgettable” as a duet with her deceased father. Cole uses her father’s original recording and she adds her vocals; the music is the unchanged, the words are identical, the lyrics are sung the same way. On the surface, everything about the cover is the same as the original. The cover still has the velvet voice of Nat King Cole, the soft piano playing in the background, and unchanged tempo....   [tags: music]

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Comparing and Contrasting Nietzsche’s Preparatory Human Being and Kierkegaard’s Knight of Faith

- Take a minute to relax. Enjoy the lightness, or surprising heaviness, of the paper, the crispness of the ink, and the regularity of the type. There are over four pages in this stack, brimming with the answer to some question, proposed about subjects that are necessarily personal in nature. All of philosophy is personal, but some philosophers may deny this. Discussed here are philosophers that would not be that silly. Two proto-existentialists, Søren Kierkegaard and Friedrich Nietzsche, were keen observers of humanity, and yet their conclusions were different enough to seem contradictory....   [tags: philosophy]

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Understanding Adaptation Through The Film Adaptation ' The Orchid Thief '

- Katie Nisbet Film Studies Professor Espiritu 15 November 2014 Understanding Adaptation Through the Film Adaptation The film Adaptation, illustrates screen writer Charlie Kaufman’s struggle to adapt the novel The Orchid Thief into a film. It is a unique take on the adaptation process, bringing the viewer into Kaufman’s mind as he tries to write the screenplay for the book. The film mainly follows the storylines of Charlie Kaufman (the screenwriter), Susan Orlean, the author of The Orchid Thief, and John Laroche, the man behind Orlean’s novel....   [tags: Natural selection, Charles Darwin, Adaptation]

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The Glass Menagerie By Tennessee Williams And Movie By Paul Newman

- As humans, we are all born by those who raised us such as families and guardians. Family is where we all belong in that helps us identify who we are as an individual. It helps us grow as a person in order to realize what we have located in front of us. We all belong to a family and it is our family that keeps us together through thick and thin. Without having a family, the person feels isolated and the relationship that ties the family together tears apart. We need others who are close in our lives in order to function properly with those we are surrounded by day in and out....   [tags: The Glass Menagerie, Tennessee Williams]

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Antoni Gaudi's Works and Their Influence on Modern Spanish Architecture

- The well-known Spanish architect, Antoni Gaudi, once said, “Originality consists of returning to the origin. Thus, originality means returning, through one’s resources, to the simplicity of the early solutions.” (qtd. in Craven n.p.) This quote is a great reflection of Gaudi’s unique style and works. Barcelonian architecture in the time of Gaudi was characterised by the Catalan Modernisme movement. Gaudi, being one of the movement’s representatives, showed his creativity and his individuality though his works which were inspired by nature....   [tags: Art History]

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Analysis Of Mary Oliver 's ' The Value Of Imitation

- Artem Danilov Poetry Handbook Summer Assignment Journal 1 In this poem Mary Oliver wanted to send a message to her readers about how important imitation is in the process of learning how to write a good-quality work. “You would learn very little in this world if you were not allowed to imitate. And to repeat your imitations until some solid grounding in the skill was achieved and the slight but wonderful difference – that made you you and no one else - could assert itself. Every child is encouraged to imitate....   [tags: Poetry, Sonnet, Robert Frost, Iambic pentameter]

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An Inquiry into the Dilemma of the Turkish Language

- ... The Turkish Language Association’s main mission is adopting the new alphabet, to find new corresponding words instead of Ottoman words and make research about history of the Turkish language. The Sun Language Theory was a nationalist, patriotic outcome of this period. On the contrary, Ahıska and Yenal emphasize that “certain foreign words that entered the language to replace banned Ottoman terms gradually caught on.” (44) We can deduce from that the Turkish language found other alternative pathways instead of refining the Ottoman words....   [tags: culture, industrialization, speak]

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The Life Of St. Francis Of Birds And Nature

- A painting that stood out to me was Sermon to the Birds on page 147. It is part of a series of frescoes in the Upper Church painted by Giotto. It is a painting of St. Francis giving a sermon to birds. He loved nature. It was based on the biography of Francis written by Bonaventura. Francis’ love for birds and nature is evident when he gives his sermon and his song of praise to “Brother Son. “A viewer in the middle ages might see this painting as being inspiring and holy because Francis is giving a sermon to birds....   [tags: Image, Painting, Meaning of life, Art]

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The Tyranny Of The Majority By John Stuart Mill

- Can a person gain complete liberty in a modern democracy. Majority of the people will argue that a democratic government guarantees the freedom of the people and protects the rights of the individuals. However, John Stuart Mill, an English philosopher, claimed otherwise. In his book, On Liberty, Mill believed that there is tyranny in a modern democracy and it takes the form of mass opinion and mass society, and he claimed that individuality can help guard oneself against it. In On Liberty, Mill claimed that in a modern society, tyranny exists in different forms....   [tags: Person, Individual, Tyranny of the majority]

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The Sound of Music in Piano and Voice

- Billy Joel once said, “I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music” (“Music Quotes”). Although many instruments exist to enliven human existence, two of the most stimulating are the piano and the voice. While piano and singing both create poignant music, they differ due to the instruments themselves, the training involved, and the musician’s individuality. A traditional piano consists of strings, keys, hammers, pedals and pieces of wood (“Piano”)....   [tags: Music]

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Thou Shalt Not Steal: Should Colleges Allow Self-Plagiarism?

- Plagiarism, the act of using another’s words or ideas without giving due credit, is a known cultural taboo. Yet given the ease with which it can be done in our electronic world, it is more widespread than ever. In response to the deluge of plagiarism in colleges, professors have expanded its definition and made it more restrictive. Not only do they consider using the work of another as plagiarism, many consider reusing one’s own work, or “self-plagiarism,” as severe a crime. A paper written for one course may not be used to satisfy a different course requirement, even when written by the same person....   [tags: education, ethics, moral]

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The Effect of School Leadership on Academic Performance

- The proposed dissertation topic is the effect of school leadership on academic performance. This topic has been selected because it is a researchable topic. The scope of this topic is bigger and requires different approaches to achieve the intended end. On the proposed dissertation topic’s contribution to the body of knowledge in my profession, this research will seek to improve on the quality of information concerning leadership in school by correlating school leadership approach and school performance....   [tags: leadership, school]

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Review Of ' The Glory Of God '

- To me “respecting the medium” is not something that can be answered in any one way, especially when it comes to film. Film is something that I have a heart for and want to be a part of. In order to do this for the glory of God like I am called to do as a Christian I need to be able to respect it as a medium. Understanding this is no easy task. It is something that I have thought even before taking this class. While I might not have labeled it as “respecting the medium,” I often pondered how can I produce great films that reach possibly millions of people....   [tags: Film, Film director, Christianity, Culture]

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Making It: Success in the Music Industry

- Many people have dreams of being a part of the music industry and becoming successful musicians, but do not seem to do the research necessary to make the dream come true. The music industry is a branch of the entertainment industry and is where music, whether it is recordings or performances, is distributed and sold to the public. One of the problems is that people do not realize the risks that come with being a part of the music industry and being a musician. There are many factors that come into play when deciding to pursue a career in the music industry....   [tags: Music ]

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Cirque du Soleil: The Factory of Talent

- 1.) Which of the eight source of complexity for today’s decision makers are evident in this case. Explain your choices. Multiply criteria— Cirque du Soleil a combination of cultures, an array of artistic talents from around the world; such as, stagecraft (i.e. makeup, costumes, and prop builders), performers both circus and theater, New Age music, and many more people locate behind the scene that also contribute to Cirque success. All these areas tied together created a spectacular show. Partner’s investment paid back and more with the money earned from the shows unique brand....   [tags: Artistic Talents, Stagecraft, Circus]

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We Must Work to Stop Plagiarism Now

- Plagiarism is the practice of taking someone else's work or ideas and using them as one’s own. It seems simple and not hard to comprehend, but some students do not realize when they plagiarize. The problem may come from being uneducated about the topic or not thinking the teacher will catch it. For instance, students do not know that copying from Wikipedia, which may contain no author, is plagiarizing if the work is not cited. With the use of technology and easy access to answers or completed essays, original work sounds too complicated for students who would rather spend their time doing more enjoyable things such as going to basketball or football games and parties....   [tags: Plagiarism and Technology]

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The Statute of Anne and Copyright Law

- Prior to the enactment of the Statute of Anne in 1710, the idea of copyright law, remained in the private law context, was in hands of profit-making stationers' company who only served to uphold their own interests in printing the materials. The Statute of Anne deeply affected the American law of copyright (Patterson, 1965) marking the beginning of copyright in a public context. Although the Statute itself had handful of loopholes like it only governed the printing of books and did not stipulate any means to identify the author, it was still often referred as the most authoritative legislation document because of its groundbreaking, historical impact on its protection to the natural and pro...   [tags: printing, author, publishers]

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Selfridges & Co. A Pioneer Retail Store

- Selfridges & Co. is a chain of high end department stores formed in 1906 and officially founded in 15 March 1909 by Harry Gordon Selfridge, in London. Taking place on the "dead end" of Oxford Street, the neoclassical building has showcased thrilling and brand new trends since its opening. During all these years, the store has been managed by a number of different groups, striving to keep the spirit of innovation firstly deployed by its founder. Harry Gordon, as a good entrepreneur, invested about £400,000 in a business opportunity never noticed before....   [tags: Sales, Mall, London]

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A Raven Is Like A Writing Desk

- A raven is like a writing desk because Poe wrote on both of them. The question of why a raven is like a writing desk has been around ever since Lewis Carroll’s novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, although never answered, many have assumed the question can only refer to one man, a legend in literature. Edgar Allan Poe, the pioneer of detective literature and theorist for writing short stories and poetry, faced countless challenges when it came to critics and other writers trying to put him down, however, through his perseverance, he was able to become one of the best known poets ever, influencing the world of literature for centuries....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle]

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The Constitution And The Supreme Court Bench

- While analyzing these opinions detail by detail, reviewing his speeches and articles, it is clear that Thomas approach is to restore the meaning of the U.S. constitution. During his time on the Supreme Court bench, he has rejected the moves towards build-up, he believes that the focus should be on the actual meaning of the Constitution and not just want the court says it means due to past cases. Most if not all of the Justice’s opinions are based off originality, and public meaning this approach seeking to explain the original constitutional text....   [tags: Supreme Court of the United States]

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Photography: Analyzing Lesser, Mann and More

- Wendy Lesser’s “Mulberry Street Café” portrays a young girl that is believably judging the mature men situated on all sides of her (Atwan 240). At Caffe Bella Napoli, an Italian style eatery, the young girl signifies the only adolescent and female in the photo. She has situated herself on the side of the café and seems to be examining all of the activities happening in and around her. With her arm to her mouth as if she is biting her nails, she is seemingly non-existent to the crowd. For instance, she seems to be dejected, wondering to herself, “Am I stuck here forever?” seeing as she is the only female and youngling around (Atwan 240)....   [tags: Art]

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Pushing the Boundaries of Experimental Literature

- In his essay, “On Several Obsolete Notions,” Alain Robbe-Grillet criticizes the stable characters, linear plotlines, and calculated content which make up the conventional novel. He argues that a novelist does not need to begin a story with its content in mind rather, “the novelist’s strength is precisely that he invents [...] without a model.” And that “invention and imagination become, at the limit, the very subject of the book” (Robbe-Grillet 32). Robbe-Grillet’s notions of the creative process are true in that a successful novelist may not require a formula to write by; instead he may experiment with language for a chance to reveal new ideas....   [tags: Alain Robbe-Grillet, On Several Obsolete Notions]

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Self-Plagiarism is Allowed by Jewish Law

- Ever since the invention of the printing press and other forms of mass reproduction, duplicating the work of another has gone from being a painstaking and time-consuming task to a simple click of a mouse. As society moves towards an electronic-based culture, plagiarism, the act of using another person's words or ideas without giving credit to that person, has become much more prevalent due to the ease with which it can be done. With plagiarism becoming commonplace in colleges and universities, teachers have begun to restrict what can and cannot be submitted to fulfill assignment requirements....   [tags: Self-Plagiarism Essays]

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Phillis Wheatley: The African-American Literary Leader

- Phillis Wheatley marks the beginning of the African-American literary tradition. Although she is the first African-American to become a published author, it is Wheatley’s work that proves her originality as it reflects a specific time in American history, her status as a slave, and a young woman of Christian faith (Harris). Each of these inherently contribute to her fresh African-American perspective. Wheatley is ingenious in the way she subtly ties in the roots of slavery and racism in a way that whites did not feel guarded....   [tags: slavery, author, prejudice]

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Dance : The Art Of Dance

- The Art of Dance “Dance, the art of precise, expressive, and graceful human movement, traditionally, but not necessarily, performed in accord with musical accompaniment. Dancing developed as a natural expression of united feeling and action.” To many, dance is only an art. In reality, dance is much more. It 's an art, a sport, a way to express one’s self, a way to exercise, a way to get feelings out. Since the beginning of time, humans have used different types of dance to express themselves. There are many advantages to dancing, however there are also some disadvantages....   [tags: Dance, Social dance, Tap dance, Concert dance]

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How to Choose the Perfect Dog

- With hundreds of breeds and an endless supply of mixed breeds available, how do you know how to choose the perfect dog for you. Finding the right dog or puppy can be very stressful. It is a huge decision to make and not one to rush in to. Everyone loves a puppy. But what if you choose one that doesn't fit you. You may end up with a dog that is too big or overactive for your personality. There are certain things to consider before making your choice. What are you looking for in a dog. Male dogs are known to be bigger than female dogs and to carry more dominance....   [tags: Instructional Essay, Process Essay, How To Essay]

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Mary Shelly's Gothic Novel Frankenstein

- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelly was born in London in 1797. She was the daughter of William Godwin, who was a political philosopher, and Mary Wollstonecraft, who also was a philosopher and a feminist. Mary’s mother sadly died shortly after giving birth to her, and Mary and half sister Fanny, soon gained a stepsister, Claire, when her father remarried Mary Jane Clairmont. Around 1814 Mary met Percy Bysshe Shelly, who was a Romantic poet and philosopher. They both fell in love; however Shelly was actually unhappily married to Harriet Westbrook at this time....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]

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Writing of a Concert Review

- Writing of a Concert Review Bob Dylan’s songs are filled with inspirational messages. The songs were composed with inspiration and creativity being the main elements of the song. The obvious messages that are presented in the songs make them some of the most inspiring and creative pieces that have ever been produced. While he was performing in the Aver Fish Hall, Dylan presented a performance of 22 songs that were performed by 21 different groups. The performance was meant to be a non-profit show, with the main focus being to raise money for educational purposes (Pareles 1)....   [tags: Music Analysis ]

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We Must Reform Teacher Tenure

- Teacher tenure is life-long job protection for teachers who have been employed as a teacher for one or more years depending on the state. The purpose of teacher tenure is to protect teachers from being fired for political or personal reasons. It also prevents school districts from eliminating experienced teachers in favor of less expensive teachers. The fundamental problem with teacher tenure is that it is given to a teacher after only one year on the job and requires little to no additional effort....   [tags: How Not to Reform Teacher Tenure]

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Comparing Two Articles on Abortion

- The two articles were selected under the same subject “abortion” which is summarized together. The first article summarized on “Women No More Likely to Seek Mental Health Care after an Abortion than before, study finds” taken from popular medical online news, Medical News Today. Second article summarized on “Increased MMA concentration and body mass index are associated with spontaneous Abortion in Brazilian women: A pilot study” by Elvira M.Guerra-Shinohara, Perla M. Pereira, Ananka M. Kubota, Thaiomara A....   [tags: compare, contrast]

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The Enneagram: A Mystical Symbol

- A symbol is an essential element in the communication process it is designed to represent something without it having to be a reproduction. It is something used to represent an idea, physical entity and process. A mystic symbol is a symbol that conceals meaning. Mystical symbols are mostly found in religious and traditional practices. There are many mystical symbols found in the world but this study paper will focus on the Enneagram. The enneagram is a symbol comprising of a circle with nine points on it....   [tags: religion, christians]

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Walt Disney: Genius of Entertainment

- Throughout the course of his life, Walter Elias Disney, more commonly known as Walt Disney, used his talents to become one of the most famous and influential people in the world. His unstoppable ambition and persistence drove Walt Disney to pour in every ounce of creativity into his work. His originality and inventiveness was exhibited by his numerous contributions to society as a whole. With his limitless imagination, Walt created quality entertainment that will be known by generations to come....   [tags: Walt Disney Essays]

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Creating Original Copies in Music

- ​The art of music can be described as a medium that can both physically and emotionally move people. All artists strive to be creative and stand out from the crowd; but when the majority of pop music is composed of four chords, where is the originality. G-E(minor)-C-D and A(minor)-C-D-F are the most common chord progressions and the only factors that change between the thousands of songs that use these progressions are the strumming pattern and the lyrics. However, the skills of the lyricist and composer who successfully produced these songs take a backseat to the singer....   [tags: creativity and the internet]

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Mike Keefe, An American Cartoonist

- Mike Keefe, an American cartoonist, created this cartoon that portrays a man being interviewed for employment. The personnel asks him if education provided him with any tools for success and he struggles to respond because of confusion over the question’s format. He is depicted with a perplexed gaze in an upright sitting position, and is grasping a pencil with a striking attachment to it. His eyes seem disconnected to the present situation as if something has gone wrong. He is struck by a question he is unaccustomed, causing a communication barrier....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Standardized test, School]

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Sothwark Cathendraw Millenium Project

- The Southwark Cathedral is the oldest cathedral church building in London with evidence showing that there might have been a church on the site since AD 606. It lies on the south bank of the river Thames close to London Bridge and it acquired the status of cathedral in the year 1905 after it became the seat of the Anglican Bishop of the new diocese of Southwark (Sacred destinations, 1995-2011). The millennium commission partly funded a project on the cathedral renovations which was given the name; Southwark Cathedral Millennium Project....   [tags: Project Analysis ]

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Plagiarism in Research Writing

- Plagiarism comes about when a person uses words or ideas from another person’s work but fails to credit the source of the ideas or words. Scholarly work of any nature mainly requires the writing of dissertations, treatises or term papers in the world of academia. Students in institutions of higher learning, as part of the course work, carry out research and present their results in the form of dissertations or term papers. The assignments’ formatting usually follows standards namely the American Psychologists Association (APA) format or the Modern Language Association (MLA) format....   [tags: Language Arts ]

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Russia's Fight for Identity

- In 1829, Petr Chaadeav began to write his Philosophical letters. He initiated Russia’s search for national identity. He was a major figure in the development of Russian intellectual history. The impact of the letter shook and changed the thinking of Russia. It argued that Russia was worthless and socially behind. Chaadeav was very harsh in his letter and appears to be bias. He made valid points but they are not entirely true. The evidence shows that Russia was indeed a bit imitative but they were not the only country in search for national identity....   [tags: Geopolitics, History]

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Creative and Critical Thinking

- Knowledge is generated through critical and creative thinking. Creative thinking is something new or original that is created with value. Critical thinking is a type of thinking that questions assumptions and validates or invalidates a current belief or something that is said to be previously true. Knowledge is created through the culmination of generally accepted assumptions and creativity. How do you separate general assumptions and creativity. These two types of thinking can be easily separated in regards to concrete or realistic ideas compared to abstract or original ideas however to generate new, acceptable knowledge critical and creative thinking must interact together....   [tags: Critical Thinking Essays]

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The Sound of Music

- Billy Joel once stated, “I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music” (“Music Quotes Page. . .”). Although many instruments exist to enlighten the human existence, two of the most stimulating are the piano and the singing voice. While piano and singing both create poignant music, they differ due to the instruments themselves, the training involved, and the musician’s individuality....   [tags: Music]

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John Williams: An Inspiration

- There has been much debate over the years about the originality of film music. On the one side there are the purists, who cry foul at the piecing together of classical segments simply because the film composer doesn’t have the time or the originality. On the other side there are the film score gurus, who insist that the composers were merely inspired by the earlier music and used the idea to write their own compositions. One composer in particular that has come under condemnation from the purists is John Williams....   [tags: Art Music Composition]

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Marketing Audit of Diesel

- 1. Introduction Since 1950s, Jeans have become and continue to be a staple item of clothing in people’s wardrobes as a medium representing stylish identity and identification (Kramer, KR, 2006). People wear jeans for a range of occasions, from staying at home to going outside at a cinema, restaurant or even a working place. As a report from Mintel states, during the year 2006 and 2010, the percentage of adults who bought jeans had remained relatively stable with over half of them ( 51%) purchasing at least one pair in 2010 (Mintel 2010)....   [tags: Diesel S.p.A, Marketing]

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Why Is Freud Criticized?

- ... He says that everything is caused by our suppressed sexuality. Freud focused mostly on sexuality and makes it the base of human's happiness or sorrow. Some people also believe that this unimportant emphasis on sexuality has lead to “pornographic culture”. Freud, on describing the psychosexual stage theory, considered sex as the basis of all the five stages (“Sigmund Freud”). Freud is also criticized on not giving importance to social influences in developing our personality. Parson believed that Freud paid little to no attention to the impact of environment, sociology, or culture (Bronfenbrenner 38)....   [tags: father of modern psychology, psychoanalysis]

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Technology and Acadamic Success

- As technology continues to advance in the modern world it provides many luxuries, not only to everyday life, but specifically for students. Technology provides today’s students with many opportunities for success in their academic endeavors, which may enhance their achievement. These opportunities can be seen in several areas such as; proper planning, teachers being able to adapt to individual learning styles, the constant communication it allows, and the originality of student’s work. By providing students with the many luxuries of technology they are able to not only see where they are going, but they are able to make a plan to get them where they strive to be....   [tags: planning, communication, learning styles]

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Summative of Internet Law

- Introduction. In the American case of Pearson Educ Inc V Ishayev 2013 WL 3948505 (S.D.N.Y.).(hereinafter referred to as the Pearson case) the claimants “ publishers of textbooks and accompanying instructors’ solutions manuals brought an action against alleged infringers alleging that alleged infringers wilfully infringed their copyrights by selling unauthorized copies of their manuals over the Internet.’’ Copyright under intellectual property law offers protection to original works of authorship in literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works....   [tags: copyright, court, manuals]

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The Movie Tokyo Story

- The movie Tokyo Story is about family relations, how kids forget their loved ones specially parents and get occupy with their day to day life. Movie carries a story of an old married couple who plans to visit their kids, whom they haven’t paid a visit for a very long time. They realize that their lives are reaching the end, and wish to see what their children’s have done for themselves in their life. The couple travels to Tokyo a city in Japan, after their arrival in Tokyo, the parents are greeted warmly, but were treated ordinarily, and Kids are constantly busy with their work, present lives- appointments and have no time to spend with their old parents....   [tags: family relations, young generations]

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Techniques Used to Direct Two Film Versions of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

- Techniques Used to Direct Two Film Versions of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet Having watched two different film adaptations of 'Romeo and Juliet', it is clear to see that the two directors, Baz Luhrmann and Franco Zeffirelli, have used a number of different techniques, quite differently at times, to put across their particular interpretations of the play. These methods and different interpretations are very obvious if you should study the same scene as portrayed in each film....   [tags: Papers]

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