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Samuel Richardson's Novel Pamela

- Samuel Richardson's Novel "Pamela" In his novel, Pamela, Samuel Richardson suggests something that would have been considered ludicrous at the time in which his novel was published – he proposes that men should choose their wives not for their money or social standing, but for their virtue. He then makes yet another shocking suggestion by implying that the only way in which members of the upper class can learn to be virtuous is via the lower class. That is, he suggests that the lower class must teach the upper class how to be virtuous....   [tags: Samuel Richardson Pamela Essays]

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Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded - Sexuality and the Morally Didactic Novel

- Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded - Sexuality and the Morally Didactic Novel We have difficulties as a modern audience appreciating the social anxieties reflected in Pamela, especially those surrounding morality and valuation of individuals within the social framework. The radical stance of even using phrases such as virtue and 'fortune' to denote Pamela's virginity are themselves loaded with a questioning of the social stratification in which she resides. The term 'Fortune' is perhaps the most playful but problematic....   [tags: Pamela Virtue Rewarded Essays]

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The Trials Of Pamela Smart

- “Captivated: The Trials of Pamela Smart” was an intriguing and plot-twisting documentary of the Pamela Smart case. The documentary covered every aspect of the case and explored all of the different decisions and actions that took place within the case. It was the first the first trial to be covered on national television, and the national media coverage made the case even more popular. Greggory and Pamela Smart resided in New Hampshire, and the couple had been married approximately a little over a year when Greggory was murdered....   [tags: Antisocial personality disorder, Psychopathy]

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The Cry Of Tamar By Pamela Cooper White

- Pamela Cooper-White’s, The Cry of Tamar, was an emotional read for myself, from cover to cover Pamela touches my heart beat and the desire to reach a hurting group of women. Not only did this book have the potential of being an emotional read, it hit areas that our true to my life. I believe that violence that happens against women, does not go without causing the ripple effect and in the end touching many lives more than just the victim. A little background history of the urgency this book places in my heart towards the broken....   [tags: Domestic violence, Abuse, Child abuse, Rape]

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No Body Catch A Body By Pamela Steinle

- Literary Criticism 1 Summary In her essay, “ 'If a Body Catch a Body ': The Catcher in the Rye Censorship Debate as Expression of Nuclear Culture” (1991), author Pamela Steinle explores the debate over censorship circling The Catcher in the Rye that caused many to not only worry about the educational fight over the future with or without the book, but with the constant worry of a nuclear war occurring at any moment given the time the debate had occurred. Steinle supports this idea through the use of different statistics and quotes from both pro- and con-censorship and identifies a different topic than that of the original debate....   [tags: Adolescence, Young adult, Young adult, Novel]

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The Cry Of Tamar By Pamela Cooper White

- In the literature The Cry of Tamar the author Pamela Cooper-White provided an in-depth insight on how the act of violence has received increase attention over time throughout all over the world. I found it really interesting how the different violent acts that have been directed towards women, can all be directed toward really anyone not just women. This text helps the reader understand the acts of violence that are being used against people, and how the church should respond to assist the victims in coping and moving forward to get past these vicious acts....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Victim, Rape]

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The Cry of Tamar by Pamela Cooper-White

- The writer of The Cry of Tamar, Pamela Cooper-White, has taken a subject such as violence against women and the Church and transformed it in such as way so as to not instigate a sense of defensiveness of the forces that have unwittingly committed such offenses that when placed on a spectrum may seem rather inconsequential. Cooper-White has taken a multi-faceted and complicated issue that has been forged through millennia of society and cultures and given an incredibly eloquent and simple book that informs readers nearly as well as identifying paramount issues and roots of violence against women....   [tags: violence against women and the Church]

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Time For School 3 By Pamela Hogan

- In the documentary “Time for School 3”, aired in 2009, executive producer Pamela Hogan, conducted an informative and thought-provoking project which scrutinized the lives of seven children living in Afghanistan, Benin, Brazil, India, Japan, Kenya, and Romania. Despite living in diverse countries, these seven children share one attribute; the tussle of receiving a basic education. The study of human development is essential for the reason that is provides us with the answers we seek by enabling us to understand, explain, predict, and even control behavior (Gardiner & Kosmitzki, 2010)....   [tags: Family, Parent, School, Education]

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The Virtuous Pamela of Virtue Rewarded

- The Virtuous Pamela of Virtue Rewarded       Samuel Richardson began his literary career when two booksellers offered him the opportunity to amass a publication for unskilled letter writers. While preparing this volume, a small sequence of letters from a young lady asking her father's counsel when endangered by her master's advances, entranced him. His enthrallment resulted in a shift in his work. The result was the tome Pamela; Or, Virtue Rewarded. The book has been subject to much inquiry....   [tags: Virtue Rewarded Essays]

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Marriage in Pamela and Roxana

- Marriage in Pamela and Roxana Eighteenth century England's social values irrevocably intertwined woman's virtue and marriage, particularly for the upper class. This intertwining arose from the fact that wealth was land, and in order to make certain that the land passed down to a legitimate heir the mother's virtue must be beyond doubt, ensuring that family honor remain unblemished and wealth followed the proper line of succession. As a result virtue, followed by pedigree, became the single most important asset any girl could possess since its loss marked a girl as ruined and precluded any chance of a successful marriage, the only acceptable career open to a woman...   [tags: Papers]

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Pamela Livingston Article on Preventing and Treating Obesity

- Childhood obesity has become huge epidemic in the United States. It is becoming one of the biggest health problems in America. Children are facing serious health concerns by not having the proper diet and exercise needed on a day-to-day basis. There are many different perspectives on how obesity should be treated and prevented. Many argue that children nowadays are becoming lazy, not getting enough exercise and have poor eating habits. Children are lacking fast and cheap food options that are actually healthy....   [tags: childhood obesity, calories]

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Your Social Life Are You A Fox Or A By Pamela Haag

- For my essay I had chosen to write your social life are you a fox or a hedgehog by Pamela Haag. What I understood from this story is that you should be more social, and communicate with other people face to face rather than on the internet. also by hanging out with your friend your communication skills will improve for the better. By helping give you a confidence boost to when you have to do a public speech or presentation. My perception from this story is that it is better to have a few close friends you can count on, rather that have thousands of friends on social but don’t know a thing about them....   [tags: Sociology, Communication, Learning, Friendship]

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The Disaster Comes Just Weeks By Pamela Geller

- Regardless of industrious national tries to fight the negative speculations and bias of Muslims and Arabs that is produced after 9/11, scorn criminal acts against them. On Thursday, Dec. 27 2012, a Queens, New York man was murdered after a lady pushed him on the tracks of a metro station in light of the fact that she thought he was Muslim. The lady, Erika Menendez, said she pushed Sen onto the train tracks in light of the fact that she scorns Hindus and Muslims. The disaster comes just weeks after Pamela Geller set disdain promotions focusing on the Arab and Muslim group in New York tram stations....   [tags: Islam, Muhammad, Qur'an, Muslim]

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Fire On His Mind By Pamela Carter Joern

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

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Pamela Haist

- I love my grandmother (or whom I call Nana) very much and I look up to her more than anyone else I know. She’s smart, kind, funny, social, and very outgoing. I remember one time at the mall, when she was walking up the “down” escalator, and she couldn’t figure out what was wrong with the stupid thing. She just kept walking up it, and cursing at it wondering what was wrong. As you’ve probably guessed, my speech is about Nana, my greatest role model. Pamela Haist was born in March, Cambridgeshire, England on March 19, 1924....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Control and Power from Acting Weak: An Analysis of Samuel Richardson's Pamela

- The marriage between Mr. B and Pamela, in Samuel Richardson’s Pamela, has often puzzled readers because of the perplexing nature and history; Pamela is suggested as being in a constant state of anguish and Mr. B is argued to have “the pleasure of torturing [Pamela]” and, yet, all is ignored and forgiven ending in matrimony (Golden 10). Some suggest it is a companionate marriage due to Mr. B’s eventual reformation and Pamela’s developing love for him, while even more readers see it as a relationship arranged by Mr....   [tags: character analysis, feminism]

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The Hippocratic Oath of Killing Patients

- Pamela Bone, an American author, once said, “I'm not afraid of being dead. I'm just afraid of what you might have to go through to get there.” For terminally ill patients, euthanasia may be a choice for some. Being euthanized would end any suffering a loved one is forced to face while on their deathbed. It gives the patient the option to no longer prolong his or her last breath in agony, but rather under their own wish. It would be selfish to hold onto the relative only because the family does not want them to pass away, especially when the patient wanted to....   [tags: euthanasia, pamela bone, patients]

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Women’s 20th Century Political Power: Emma Goldman and Pamela Harriman

- If ever placed in a room together – and a transatlantic trip would have made it possible, for their lives overlapped by 20 years – Emma Goldman and Pamela Harriman probably would not have liked each other at all. Harriman, the younger by more than three decades, would have disdained claiming Goldman as an enabler of her own later success; and the elder would likely have despised Harriman as a betrayer of the principles for which Goldman endured adversity, denunciation and imprisonment. Nevertheless parallels can be drawn between the two women as tireless workers and champions of individualism....   [tags: individualism, empowerment, United States]

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Teasing Out Fact From Fiction in Your Health News by Peeke Pamela

- The article “Teasing Out Fact From Fiction in Your Health News” is compiled by Peeke Pamela. The author’s main argument revolves around the immediacy of accessing information today. This relates to the availability of news sources ranging from tablets, iPads, computers, television to smart phones. In spite of the news being available from numerous sources, the author argues that it is vital to assess the credibility of information provided today especially information touching on health matters ( Peeke, 2011)....   [tags: article analysis]

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Analysis Of Samuel Richardson 's `` Pamela Or Virtue Rewarded, One Of The Most Overarching Themes

- In Samuel Richardson’s, Pamela or Virtue Rewarded, one of the most overarching themes was the change and development of social classes and how they affected the main character, Pamela, as well as the other characters in her life. In the eighteenth century, the concept of social status and wealth in European culture gave superiority to specific genders and treated the opposing as lesser than. Due to this social normality, a domino effect was created and resulted in the constant battle between what is right for their status and what is right for themselves....   [tags: Social class, Sociology, Working class]

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Violence Against Women Is Not A New Social Issue And Pamela Copper Whites ' Book The Cry Of Tamar

- Violence against women is not a new social issue and Pamela Copper-Whites’ book The Cry of Tamar does well in bringing this to light not only as a social issue but as a religious issues as well. Tamar’s story sheds light on the violence and degradation of women in the biblical times. Many of the violent and uncomfortable situation s women deal with are mentioned in her book in particular battered women and domestic violence touched home with me. Sexual harassment however is one of those topics that also disturbs me as in my opinion it seems to proceed most cases of rape or sexual assault....   [tags: Sociology, Domestic violence, Violence, Abuse]

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The Story Of A Young Servant Girl

- Pamela details the story of a young, servant girl whose dearest possession, her virtue, faces peril from a somewhat anonymous assailant. The title character’s journey is related to the reader using the epistolary format, and each letter or journal entry slowly pulls the reader into the story as the reader forgets that Pamela is not writing directly to him/her. This format allows the protagonist to seem as if she is appealing directly to the reader as she pleads for help and begs for prayers. And so, this personal, emotional appeal, which does not usually appear in a traditional first person narrative, seems to speak to the reader....   [tags: Narrative, First-person narrative, Novel]

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Analysis Of The Story ' Last Kiss ' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Most love stories end with a man and woman happily in love with each other. This is not the case in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s short story, “Last Kiss”. Throughout the story, Jim longs for his childhood sweetheart and Pamela seeks out someone who will make her a star actress in Hollywood. Jim holds fast to his position of power and does not give in to Pamela’s beauty and charm until later in the story. Strong will and determination of females pose as a threat to masculinity because females can entice, persuade and manipulate males....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, Short story, Sociology]

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The Case For Engineering Our Food

- Genetic engineering, or genetic modification, has been negatively seen by many people. However, Pamela Ronald, a plant geneticist, addresses the good in genetically modified foods in her speech,” The Case for Engineering Our Food”. This speech gives people a positive view on genetic engineered foods. Pamela Ronald effectively persuades the audience that genetically modified foods are healthy and affordable by applying ethos, pathos, and logos in her speech. Furthermore, Pamela Ronald applies ethos in her speech to effectively convince the listeners that genetically modified foods are healthy and affordable....   [tags: Genetically modified food, Genetic engineering]

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Case Study : Beverly Kerns, A Frequent Customer Of Housemart

- Case Summary From reading this particular case, we learn that Beverly Kerns, a frequent customer of HouseMart, is not happy with the company’s installation of a fence. A large storm passed through her town of Port Madison, New York, creating large gusts of wind that damaged her fence causing it to lean at an angle. Mrs. Kern would like for HM to replace her damaged fence, and she stats that, “the customer is always right.” Mrs. Kerns discussed her damaged fence with the company’s installation manager, Dan Zegan, but was not satisfied, so she decided to come in around closing time to speak with the branch manager, Pamela Spencer....   [tags: Customer service, Customer, Damage, Store manager]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' The Truman Show '

- The Truman Show engenders question on the authenticity of behavior and virtue in the face of pervasive voyeurism(which I will refer to in an exclusively non sexual manner). The Truman Show expostulates that an unaware participant in this perverted voyeurism, no matter the level of cognizant awareness, is still inauthentic because of the pervasive manipulation by Cristof and his cronies and the willing deception by Truman Show 's costars. These factors engender a contrived scenario that forces Truman to act in an expected manner—rather than natural--much like the intrusive Mr....   [tags: Reality television, The Truman Show]

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Evaluation Of A Case For A Motor Vehicle Accident

- During the initial stages of this investigation, it was unclear if Bozena Czeremcha’s complaint contained any information worth pursuing; however after reviewing Christie’s page 6 response (which included bank statements) it does appear that there was a misuse of funds, as well as lack of supervision, and a potential conflict of interest. On September 25, 2015, bar counsel received Christie’s response to the page 6 letter sent on July 21, 2015; Christie had requested an extension for his response due date while he sought counsel....   [tags: Cheque, Bank, Banking, Time]

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The Form of Romance Novels

- Kensington Cluff Mrs. Miller English 12 11 November 2013 The Romance Novel "It is a truth universally acknowledged..." that romance novels are one of the most popular genres, especially among women. Romance was the top-performing category on best-seller lists in 2012, generating 1.438 billion dollars in sales. The genre that began with Pamela, was epitomized by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, and has become one of the top-selling genres in the United States, has changed only slightly over time, remaining basically true to its original form....   [tags: History, Classics, Modern Literature]

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Humorous Wedding Speech by a Friend of the Groom

- Humorous Wedding Speech by a Friend of the Groom Good evening, Ladies and Gentlemen. My name is Robert. As they were speaking just now, it struck me how much David and his new father-in-law now have in common. After all, it's the first time in 25 years that Arthur has been able to speak for 10 minutes without interruption from the women in his family. And it'll be the last time in 25 years that David gets to do the same. So I sincerely hope he treasures this moment. But it is great to finally see David with a ring on his finger as he learned a long time ago that you cannot make someone love you....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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The Female Agency

- In Nancy Armstrong’s “The Politics of Domesticating Culture, Then and Now” she discusses the female agency and how it was shaped through the novel. The female agency is the way the female has resisted the male dominated structure of society and instead their femininity has changed and shaped the composition of literature. Two examples of the female agency in literature are Daniel Defoe’s “Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress” and Samuel Richardson’s “Pamela or Virtue Reward”. These two novels have female protagonist, who are very different, but, but both display the key elements of female agency....   [tags: Nancy Armstrong, The Politics of Domesticating Cul]

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What A Day!

- What A Day. Pamela, Pamela, Pamela, what can I say she is a typical modern day mother. At work she is the woman who takes care of everyone else, she is the one who brings cookies and cakes everyday to share with everyone. I can see her now in her maroon 2001 Chrysler Mini van with vinyl interior so that the children don't mess up the seats. Driving along with her flowered dress, hair band, flat sandals, loads of jewelry and too much blue eye shadow, which by the way doesn't match her out fit, accompanied by her bulging purse that is filled with everything including the kitchen sink....   [tags: Computers Internet Papers]

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Replay: Love is real or not?

- True love is when a person has a deep, tender, ineffable feeling of affection and solicitude toward one other person. Even through difficult obstacles or changes in life, the strong feeling between the two persons should remain constant and last eternally. However, the novel, Replay, by Ken Grimwood, creates characters that are confused on the meaning of true love. Throughout the novel, the characters are constantly falling in love with many different people and are having many short term marriages as well....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Humorous Wedding Speech by an Old Friend of the Groom

- Humorous Wedding Speech by an Old Friend of the Groom Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen Let me first say that the bridesmaids look absolutely smashing today, and only rightly outshone by our bride, Pamela. And, I'm sure you'll agree with me gentlemen, today is a sad day for single men, as another beauty leaves the available list. And ladies, I'm sure you'll agree that today's passing by without much of a ripple. I've known Robert for the best part of twenty years and of course there are plenty of things I could tell you about what we got up to in our younger days....   [tags: Wedding Toasts Roasts Speeches]

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Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s A New-England Tale and Hope Leslie

- Catharine Maria Sedgwick’s A New-England Tale and Hope Leslie - Opening Doors for Women Limited opportunities for women to share their opinions publicly throughout the Nineteenth century caused an abundance of females to communicate their ideas through writing. Catharine Maria Sedgwick was among the first of American authors to publish historical and other fiction. Much of her work deals with the role of white women in society, especially involving the Cult of Domesticity or True Womanhood....   [tags: New England Tale Essays]

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The Cry Of Tamar : Violence Against Women And The Church 's Response

- In her book, “The Cry of Tamar: Violence against Women and the Church’s Response,” Pamela Cooper-White analyzes the patriarchal nature of men in our society to assert themselves over women, or those who are perceived as being “weak” or “indefensible,” in order to establish their power and dominance. Be it due to a need to feel superior, or out of innate fear of losing their masculinity, and thus being removed from their place of entitled authority. Pamela Cooper-White is calling the church, as well as the community, who may otherwise turn a blind eye to these despicable acts, to stand together in support of the victims, offering a safe haven where they may have otherwise felt they had no pl...   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence, Child abuse, Bullying]

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The Intercultural Communication of American and British in Saving Mr Banks

- The movie Saving Mr Banks starring Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson is a co-production of Australia, Britain and USA that combines comedy and drama genres. This movie tells the story of Walter Disney persuading the writer of Merry Poppins to sell the rights for production of the movie. There are two storylines within this movie: the autobiographical memories of Pamela Travers in Australia and the persuasion that takes place in LA and London. Within the story it is explained why it took 20 years for Disney to buy the rights for production....   [tags: Mary Poppins, film analysis]

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Overview: The Body in The Library by Agatha Christie

- Book Report: The Body in the Library What if you wake up one morning and find a dead blond next to your bookshelves. That’s what the Bantry’s have to face one day, in Agatha Christie’s crime novel titled “The body in the library”. This report is based on the conventional detective story published 1942. It is full of special features making it a rather sensational reworking of the typical crime fiction stereotypes. The 1890 born British author Agatha Christie is probably the world’s most famous crime fiction novelist along with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes....   [tags: blonde, death, queen elizabeth]

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The Killing Cousins: David Alan Gore and Fred Waterfield

- David Alan Gore and Fred Waterfield are also known as the killing cousins, these men were two of the most brutal killers of their time. Not only did they kill their victims but they would brutally rape and torcher them before ending their lives. Throughout this paper I will discuss their biography, the crimes they committed, their criminal cases, and a theory of why the committed the crimes that eventually led to the death of one of these men. David Alan Gore was born in Florida in 1953 on August 21st....   [tags: Murder, Women, Rape]

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Women 's Abusive Relationships Standing By Their Men

- It is nothing new to see or hear of women who are in bad relationships standing by their men. These “bad relationships”, can involve as mental abuse, psychical abuse, verbal abuse, adultery, or all of the above. Most women deal with this kind of abuse every day, but they keep it a secret, not even telling their family and close friends. There have been many women, however, over time, who are in the public eye, and have had to “air their dirty laundry” in front of the world: Hillary Clinton, Tea Leoni, Elin Woods, Rihanna and even Pamela Anderson, to name a few....   [tags: Abuse, Bullying, Hillary Rodham Clinton]

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Use Of Antibiotics For Treatment Of Clinical Mastitis

- Ruegg, Pamela L. "Responsible Use of Antibiotics for Treatment of Clinical Mastitis." Extensions. Extensions, 26 Oct. 2015. Web. 20 Nov. 2016. In the article “Responsible Use of Antibiotics for Treatment of Clinical Mastitis”, Pamela brings forth insight regarding what the disease of Mastitis, that affects cows, and its many variations of Mastitis. She also states several different types of antibiotics which may be used for each individual form of said disease. She talks about a study done all across the state of Wisconsin showing how at times many forms of Mastitis is treated without a direct or clear knowledge as to what antibiotics those symptoms need....   [tags: Milk, Dairy farming, Cattle, Dairy]

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Elements of Making an Effective Request

- 2.2 Elements of making an effective request. Sometimes people ponder over why their request are never fulfill, by listeners, in the way they really want. In order to make an effective request the speaker has to plan it and be prudent (Potts 2012). According to Pamela Potts (2012), “there are specific elements that, if present, will ensure that a request in effective.” The author later goes on to say; “effective means that if person accepts the request, the likelihood that they will deliver what was requested is high.” (Potts 2012)....   [tags: plan, clarity, speaker, listener, action]

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The Work Of Erin Ashley Mclendon

- Erin Ashley McLendon was born in July 1993; in Warner Robins, Georgia. She was placed for adoption at birth; and adopted by the Pamela and James McLendon. Her heritage will be broken up into three sections: her birth parents (whom names will not be mentioned for privacy); her adoptive mother (Pamela Haines); and her adoptive father (James McLendon). Majority of the information was recently discovered. All information in this paper was received by grandparents, adoption papers, and Ancestry. Due to Erin McLendon being placed for adoption at birth; the only heritage known is from birth records....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, Adoption, Mother]

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Review Of ' Mikayla Munn '

- Mikayla Munn is a twenty-one year old junior at Manchester University. She attended preschool at Rice Preschool in Elkhart Indiana. Her parents Pamela and David Munn enrolled her at Riverview Elementary where she completed her sixth grade. Mikayla attended secondary education at Pierre Moran Middle School and Elkhart Central High School. Her parent’s both attended college, her mother received an Associate’s degree in Business and her father received an Associate’s in Child Psychology. Her older sister, Jessica, also attended college and graduated in 2013 with a bachelor degree in Anthropology....   [tags: High school, Educational years]

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The Reasons For Becoming Meat Free

- My poor friend, Pamela. I watched her from the other side of the table, picking at a piece of bread that was her dinner. We were camp counselors for the week, and our campers had a chili cook off. Unfortunately for Pamela, every group put hamburger into their pot and there were no meat free options. Pamela has been a vegetarian for about four years now. She cut meat from her diet due to ethical reasons originally, but now eating any form of meat makes her stomach hurt. This is fairly common and according to Christine Knight, who wrote the vegetarian section in the SAGE Encyclopedia, the reasons for becoming meat free could be because of animal rights, health issues, environmental protection...   [tags: Meat, Ethics of eating meat, Livestock]

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Distributive Justice As The Primary Dilemma

- While an initial review of this case might drive one to consider distributive justice as the primary dilemma, the definitive question is more closely intwined with beneficence and non-maleficence as they relate to medical futility. While distributive justice does take part in this scenario, by the potential of limiting the administration of life sustaining blood products, it is the determination of whether or not those blood products would be beneficial that defines the ethical dilemma. The blood bank has asked us to reevaluate her need for blood, which places us in the position of determining if life saving medical care for Pamela is possible, and can be looked at as establishing whether t...   [tags: Blood, Red blood cell, Platelet]

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Gender Bias And Male Physicians

- Gender bias is the discriminating manner in which men and women are treated unethically. In the Woman’s health field, males are not acquiring the same amount of patients as female physicians. Goff’s says, “… but gender bias is altering the specialty’s landscape – as patients flock to the female doctors, who are taking over women’s health”, patients are fleeing towards female physicians instead of male physician simply because of gender. Male physicians are just as qualified as female physicians and yet, do not acquire an equal amount of patients as female physicians....   [tags: Gender, Discrimination, Female, Physician]

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Poverty: Factors and Solutions

- While living in a large city, I am confronted on a weekly basis by strangers asking me for money or come across a person holding a sign stating they need help, money, or that anything would help. Although many of these people indeed are in need I have become skeptical to those who are not and hold those types of signs after getting out of a car nicer than my own. My over view on the low to no incomed citizens is souly based on what I have witnessed and for those that I have seen lie makes me very unwilling to personally give anyone money....   [tags: Welfare Program, Unemployment Rate]

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Using Semiotics for Branding

- In today’s world an individual is bombarded with brands from companies all around the world. These companies start with an idea and most of those ideas develop into a brand. Brands rely on the use of semiotics, “the science of signs” (Ryan and Conover 25), to relate to consumers or interpreters. They also relay on the connotation and denotation of the signs as well as the colors being used. When it comes to the entire package of a marketing plan and branding a company or product, graphic designers need to look at how to create the brand from a visually and culturally pleasing aspect....   [tags: Companies, Brands, Semiotics]

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Dyslexi Children With Dyslexia

- Children with Dyslexia In life it is very important to have an education in order to succeed. Unfortunately, Children with Dyslexia have a harder learning. This makes learning and therefore education the child needs become challenging. Dyslexia doesn’t only affect the children but also the parents. Some parents have difficulty seeing an early sign of dyslexia in their children’s learning, and unfortunately because dyslexia requires a different learning style this lead for room for parents to make assumptions that are often errors....   [tags: Educational psychology, Education, Learning styles]

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Conflicting Depictions of Female Characters in Mahfouz’s 1966 Novel Adrift on the Nile and Hussein Kamal’s 1971 Film Adaptation

- Conflicting Depictions of Female Characters in Mahfouz’s 1966 Novel Adrift on the Nile and Hussein Kamal’s 1971 Film Adaptation Upon reading Naguib Mahfouz’s Adrift on the Nile, and viewing the film of the same title released in 1972, one will undoubtedly notice the stark contrast between the portrayals of women in each of these works. Critics like Ibrahim El- Sheikh and Pamela Allegretto–Diiulio have argued that by realistically depicting the social condition of Egyptian women, Mahfouz’s literature is protesting the country’s patriarchal society and challenging the notion that women are not equal to men....   [tags: Egyptian Literature, Gender Equality]

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Interruptus: A Paper Reshowing Young and Fishman’s Analyses Regarding Men’s Tendency to Interrupt Women in Verbal Discussions

- ... In recording the total recitations, I considered only the individual recitations or contributions—the choral answers of a group were not tallied. Most of the time, there were pupils who consistently recited; thus increasing the total recitation points tallied for their represented group. On the other hand, during my first day of experimentation, I tallied the total recitation opportunities by considering the instances when the teacher asked for questions, suggestions, recommendations, or added input to the discourse; but since there are six different subjects and six different teaching styles, the total number of recitation opportunities that I recorded was varying....   [tags: gender differences and communication studies]

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The Relevance of the Ancients: The Case of Catullus and His Poetry

- One kind of poetry existed from very long time ago. At the beginning, in preliterate societies in which period there was no sophisticated writing system, poetry existed in oral form, and people used poetry in oral form to record or to do the storytelling to the next generation ( website. 2005) Therefore, it can be said that there is no clear evidence that shows from when one kind of poetry started to exist. Although it is clear that human in early days had one kind of poetry. The writing system appeared in the sophisticated society, such as Mesopotamian society, Egyptian society, Aegean society as I learned from the class lecture....   [tags: Gilgamesh, Egypt, Catullus]

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Pit Bulls: Are They Really the Monsters They're Made out to Be?

- ... Judy Cohen and John Richardson authors of “Pit Bull Panic” have been researching how pit bulls are portrayed in the media. They are looking at several aspects of the story; Cohen and Richardson are looking at whether pit bulls are more violent toward people than other dog breeds and the issue of dog fighting. If the dog is bred to fight, it is aggressive towards people. Between 1987 and 2000, they looked at 72 stories that the New York Times published on pit bulls. Cohen and Richardson found that 26 of those stories covered attacks on people, and 22 covered legislation restricting ownership, and 9 described owners of pit bulls, that are considered the “dregs of society”....   [tags: banned dog breeds]

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The Evolving Role of Woman with Gertrude Stein and Adrienne Rich

- Using the works Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein and The Dream of a Common Language by Adrienne Rich, this paper will argue that Adrienne Rich would throw a better dinner party than Gertrude Stein, because even though both individuals were “not contemporaries”, both have concerns of women in their households and domestic lives. While Gertrude Stein’s poetry talks more to the individual and her experiences as a housewife, Adrienne Rich’s poetry speaks to the community and how women are being oppressed, but are facing their situations....   [tags: Tender Buttons, The Dream of a Common Language]

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Life Struggles and Themes in Alice Walker's The Color Purple

- Born in Eatonton, Georgia, in 1944 Alice Walker was last of her eight siblings. As far as becoming author, Alice walker herself was faced with many struggles throughout her life. After a childhood accident blinded her in one eye, she went on to become valedictorian of her local school, and attend Spelman College and Sarah Lawrence College on scholarships, graduating in 1965(Janet Witalec). Her biggest turning point/ motivation was an author named Zora Neale Hurston, who made a great influence on Walkers later life....   [tags: the color purple]

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Evaluation Of A Special Needs Student At Johnson Elementary School

- On Wednesday, January 27, 2016, HR Generalist Mercedes Brain asked for assistance with this investigation regarding an issue with a special needs student at Johnson Elementary School (JES) being restrained in a chair with a Gait Belt. The issue came to light when Special Education Administrator Kimberly Ver Vooren contacted Mercedes about an incident she observed on 1/26/2016; where Ver Vooren observed a K-2 plus student in the lunch room being restrained in a chair by a gait belt. The child was identified to be PJ 208867....   [tags: School, Teacher, Cafeteria]

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The Relationship Between the 6th Ammendment and Police Interrogations

- The Relationship between the Sixth Amendment and Police Interrogation BREWER v. WILLIAMS (WILLIAMS I), 430 U.S. 387, 97 S.CT. 1232, 51 L.Ed 424 (1977). The deceased, Pamela Powers, was on a family vacation at the YMCA in Des Moines, Iowa. A search was made in the attempt to find Powers when she did not arrive back from her trip to the washroom. The defendant, Robert Williams, was an escaped mental patient who resided in the YMCA where Powers’ family went for their vacation. A witness spotted the defendant carrying a large bundle with two white legs sticking out....   [tags: murder, speech, constitutional rights]

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The University of California Riverside Should Have More Lights

- Your last class is finally over and it's nine at night. You walk to your dorm and you can't see well with the badly-dimmed lights. But you hear something rustling in the bushes and you just keep walking. Then you hear footsteps behind you. You decide to walk faster and it does the same thing. Fear takes over. Who is behind you. A kidnapper. A killer. You decide to face the person following you and turn around. It turns out to be a dog following you all this time as you look closely. After that encounter, you feel insecure when you walk in the night wondering if you'll face danger in the future....   [tags: student safety, college]

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Abortion Is A Big Part Of The American Government

- Abortion is a big part of the American government because being a citizen in a democracy leads one to believe that their opinion matters. Abortion is one of the most and has for the most part always been a controversial topic. In a democratic society, people are allowed to share their opinion and vote on what they want. As a citizen of America, we should also know the fact and history behind our views and opinion on topics such as abortion. Living in a democracy, everyone will have different opinions, but when an opinion has a law passed in favor of them, “folks wanna pop off” as Obama would say....   [tags: Abortion, Roe v. Wade, Pregnancy]

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The Tragedy Of Romeo And Juliet By William Shakespeare

- William Shakespeare 's play, The Tragedy of Romeo and Juliet, (Romeo and Juliet) includes two very rash, passionate characters who refuse to listen to the demands of their families. This ends with them paying the ultimate penalty, death. In Pamela Berkman’s story, “Duty”, there is a grieving mother who is not grieving as much as one usually would over the circumstances involving the death of their child. In Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare and "Duty" by Pamela Berkman, there are two main female roles that are progressively changing along with the plot and as they interact with other characters and are thus labeled as "complex characters"....   [tags: Romeo and Juliet, Juliet Capulet]

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Home Schooling: The Search for Quality and Values

- In the search for quality and values there’s a fundamental increase in parents rejecting the Institutional Educational Systems in the twenty 21th Century, “Parents preferring Home Schooling”. The industrialization of Education during the 1800s, and the need for free education was necessary because the average family in America could not afford grade school for their children. There were two common fears; influx of ‘foreign values and the need for education in the work force and Americanizing those from foreign nations, (Hellinger and Judd 1991) p.36....   [tags: Education]

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The University Of Kansas : A Diverse Culture

- The University of Kansas has a very diverse culture. Its diversity comes from the fact that there are more than 2000 internationals students on campus every semester. It is no doubt that the number of international students studying in the U.S has risen 50% since 2004/05 (Institute of International Education, 2012). Knowing the increase in a variety of people it is important to understand how they adapt to their new environment. International students in U.S. universities face multiple challenges....   [tags: English language, United States, American English]

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Leadership Gap Between Current And Forecasted Leadership Capacity

- A leadership gap is a shortfall between current and forecasted leadership capacity. Even though the term leadership gap has been part of the business vernacular for years, organizations continue to struggle with the critical challenge of identifying, selecting, and developing leadership talent. Bridging the leadership gap involves identifying the current organizational leadership skills and how they relate to current and future success. Identifying the gaps in the organizational leadership capacity is fundamental to knowing where to focus development efforts (Center for Creative Leadership, 2016)....   [tags: Leadership, Gender, Organization, Management]

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Should Students Complete A One Credit Community Service?

- Being a college student can get difficult at times. Some students in college do not seem to have anytime at all to do good deeds. Students should be able to help their community in any way they can. Having students complete a one-credit community service class is an excellent idea because it can lead to better moral ethics in students, it will help to gain better insight, and everyone involved will benefit from this one-credit class. A school should be a place where we learn valuable information....   [tags: Education, Student, Ethics, Critical thinking]

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The Failures of the US Federal Government

- “That government is best which governs least.” is a famous quote by Henry David Thoreau. Thoreau was a transcendentalist who was not a fan of an overly involved government; he would have rather had no government at all. There have been many cases in which citizens do not like how their government is working. One of these cases was the American Revolution in 1776. A group of men in the American colonies decided that they would succeed from Britain to make their own country. This was due to the fact of the British parliament overstepping its boundaries....   [tags: Government, Politics]

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My Lifelong Dream Ruined in a Moment

- ... Her words like shoot trough my brain and remained resound. I don’t know how much time I couldn’t make a sound – the combination of the upset voice of my mother, which shocked me, because I’ve never heard her sounding like this, and the tought that my dream is on its way about to crash in front of me, a few hours before it goes true, made my legs shaking, my mind clouded and it felt like I lost my ability to talk. “Are you okay?” – I finally managed to whisper and after a few second everything became clear to me....   [tags: personal narrative]

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Is Technology Affecting Teens ' Education Negatively?

- How has introduction of technology influenced the education system. Nuttall, Elizabeth. "Is Technology Affecting Teens ' Education Negatively?" Weblog post.LIVESTRONG.COM. LIVESTRONG.COM, 14 May 2013. Web. 24 July 2016. The author talks about pros and cons of using technology. She mentions about the expansion of opportunities and regarding the access to information on the web. The students no longer need to take lengthy lecture notes, ultimately saving time by completing the work over the computer instead of writing or drawing....   [tags: Education, Technology, History of education]

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Think Before You Get That Tattoo

- My friend Hannah was always the rebel child. The party scene was definitely where she called home, and the only rule she had, was that there were no rules. At just sixteen, Hannah already had 3 tattoos. In Oklahoma, the law states that no person under the age of eighteen years old can get a tattoo, legally. Hannah had gone to a guy who had been fired from his job for giving underage tattoo’s, knowing that he would give her one for a cheap price. She didn’t care about the health hazards, or the consequences that were possible....   [tags: Tattoos]

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Effects Of Video Games On Youth

- Excessive video game playing has been a problem with today’s youth they have had more influences over the youth than ever before. That brings to my attention a question, how do video games affect the youth of our society. Excessive video game playing, especially violent video games, can lead to youth violence, a decrease in academic success and many other negative things. I realize that some parents believe that they can be good for children, I agree but I also disagree in some cases. Some parents allow their children to play video games to keep a social life and to learn how to use strategies....   [tags: Social Life, Slow Development]

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A Web of Worries: Language Development

- A Web of Worries Essay Every language has a web, woven together with words and expressions that are changing constantly. However, as language changes, artificial rules are imposed, creating what is known as a cobweb of worries. Linguists have discovered that certain styles are of speech are appropriate for certain situations. For example, while someone might speak in a colloquial way around friends and acquaintances, they will switch to more formal speak when in polite company, such as talking to a teacher or during a job interview....   [tags: descriptivist view, understanding vs. control]

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A Worn Path By Eudora Welty

- As a atypical human response to ethnic discrimination in everyday life, the authors, Eudora Welty, Lorraine Hansberry, and Santha Rama Rau best portray this theme in their short stories. In “A Worn Path”, written by Eudora Welty, an elderly Negro woman by the name of Phoenix Jackson, experiences harsh remarks to many minor antagonists. In comparison, the story of Santha Rama Rau, “By Any Other Name”, enthralls readers through the assimilation of two Indian Children into British schools in their own country....   [tags: Eudora Welty, Short story, A Worn Path, Racism]

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Symptoms And Symptoms Of Dissociative Amnesia

- When a loved one in your life is suffering from dissociative amnesia, it can be devastating to witness. Your loved one may not remember important events or people in his or her life and may experience confusion or disorientation on a daily basis. If you are confused about how you can help, know that the best support you can provide is helping your loved one get professional help. Learn how to be a support factor in the life of someone suffering from dissociative amnesia. [[Category:Mental Disorders]] == Steps == ===Offering Your Support=== #Get your loved one to quality treatment....   [tags: Suicide, Mental disorder, Dissociation, Suffering]

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I See For Briarwood Medical Center

- 1. The ramifications that I see for Briarwood Medical Center is a reduction in patients since the billboard panels are directly adjacent to the Medical Center and they are advertising for Crestview Hospital. It seems as though the lack in judgment on the CEO part has caused a possible problem for Briarwood Medical. Patients might react badly and choose to go the Crestview Hospital instead of Briarwood Medical. The stakeholders for this facility are going to be somewhat upset due to the fact that they had an opportunity to purchase the billboard panels although Susan brought it up to the CEO he felt as though it would be a costly investment and refused to go along with her marketing strategy...   [tags: Advertising, Marketing, Marketing strategy]

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Bullying in the Work Environment

- ... This has caused bad attitudes in management and employees. The work ethic is also causing pressure and stress on the employees in being quick, sufficient, and causing the employees to not even want to be at work. These issues have caused stress and mental abuse to Chief Executive Officers (CEO) of huge company’s forcing them to cut back on cost of production and employment. This is causing a lot of stress on the work floor for the employee expecting them to do twice the work and responsibilities then they were hired into doing....   [tags: Harassment, Workforce]

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Christian Theology And Religious Beliefs

- Everybody has some idea of theology. Sikhs, Muslims, Confucionists and Buddhists have a theological standpoint. Agnostics, Mystics, and Atheists have theological arguments for what they believe. Mormons, Jehovah’s Witnesses, and Christian Scientists have strong theological points for their beliefs. Webster’s definition of theology is “the study of religious faith, practice, and experience: the study of God and God’s relation to the world: a system of religious beliefs or ideas.” Everybody has a thought about theology....   [tags: Christianity, Theology, Christian terms, Bible]

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Outline Of A Interview Letter

- CW went to 1912631; however, this home was vacant. The CW then called Crystal Woodall-Ford who gave the CW the correct address of Ms. Ford. The CW then went to 2332 8th St. SW Akron, OH, 44314 for an unannounced home visit. Present for the home visit was: Ms. Pamela Ford (MO/AP), Crystiana Woodall, William Ford (ACV 2 years old) and CW Jonathon Henry. There were two other children in the home, however, they were sleeping and Ms. Ford asked if the CW could come back out later to talk to them. When the CW arrived at the home he knocked on the door and waited for someone to come open the door....   [tags: Domestic violence, Violence]

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Case Analysis : Christie Jr.

- COMPLAINT Bozena Czeremcha, submitted a complaint on April 14, 2015, regarding William Y. Christie Jr., Esq. As a former paralegal for Christie Jr., Czeremcha alleges that the staff in the office essentially worked unsupervised, Christie Jr. misused his IOLTA funds, signed a release without his client’s consent, sent an inexperienced attorney to handle his matters in court, and had a substance abuse problem. Christie Jr. has allegedly violated Mass.R.Prof.C 1.4(a)&(b), 1.6(a), 1.15(b), 5.1, 5.2, 5.3(a)&(b), 8.4(a), and 8.4(c)....   [tags: Pleading, Cause of action, Legal terms, Lawyer]

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Diabetic Ketoacidosis ( Dka )

- Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is a life threatening condition where the body is unable to produce insulin leading to the breakdown of fats creating ketones. Luckily this only happens with type I diabetes. According to the American Physiological society “Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is a chronic autoimmune disease in which destruction or damaging of the beta-cells in the islets of Langerhans results in insulin deficiency and hyperglycemia” (---). When excess ketones are produced they can cause a shift in the PH of the blood called metabolic acidosis....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Insulin]

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Very Nice, How Much?

- All films ever made obtain certain elements that allow it to belong to a particular category of movie, or genre. These elements are already decided before the film is made, as the director can’t all of a sudden change his mind in the middle of production and change it from a comedy to a suspense thriller. Movie genres allocate disparity to audiences and let people choose what field of moviemaking most titillates their interests. Borat is a film made with the sole purpose of being presented as a comedy....   [tags: Film Review]

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Labor Unions Are Useless

- I have been involved with labor unions on three occasions throughout my lifetime. The first occasion occurred, when I was a high school teenager and began working as a box-boy at a grocery store. A condition of employment was that I was required to join the stores labor union, which was a state law in California. According to Bernard D. Meltzer, a leading scholar of Labor Law at University of Chicago Law School, “Union security provisions in labor contracts have required membership in, or financial support of, the signatory union by employees, as a condition of employment by the signatory employer”(2277)....   [tags: Labor Unions Don't Help Workers]

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