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Essay on Shirow's Ghost in the Shell

- Shirow's Ghost in the Shell The real beauty of Mamoru Oshii's adaptation of Shirow's Ghost in the Shell lies in its attention to detail and the sheer cohesiveness of these details which collectively form complex ideas and plot. In nearly every detail and every plot element lies some tie to the key themes of the anime. Some of the main themes deal with the commodification of the flesh and body; the separation between one's spirit and body; and the idea that a static environment or organism a weak stronghold....   [tags: Ghost in the Shell Essays]

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Royal Dutch/Shell: Human Rights In Nigeria

- Brief background Shell was exploiting the natural reserves of oil and gas from the Nigerian Coastal plains dwelled by an ethnic group of Ogoni. Shell’s Nigerian operation constituted 11-12% of its output and 200 million dollar’s sale of annually. On contrary, Nigeria plummeted economically even 3 decades after independence partly because of political failure that neither could not leverage its competencies and nor reduce its oil dependency. Immature political system ultimately led to Military coup d'état ensuing a totalitarian rule reigning Nigeria brutally and undemocratically....   [tags: Shell Case Study]

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The Shell of Despair

- Essay #1 The Shell of Despair When I was an adolescent, perhaps four or five years of age, I came face to face with despair. At the time, I did not know this would be the closest encounter I would have with it, but I did know I was meeting it. I had a friend from preschool who was my best friend. She lived in my neighborhood and we would always play together. Then one day she called me and I was expecting a happy voice if I anted to come over. Instead I heard a confused, puzzle voice coming through the phone....   [tags: Migration of the Negroes, Song for a dark girl]

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Shell-Shock and The Beginning of Psychology

- Shell-Shock at the time of WWI is part of a dark time in the history of the entire world and is still an issue today with the soldiers coming home from the front lines. Millions of men died fighting for a territory that sometimes spanned barely a mile for years and witnessed some of the most horrific events during the war. The sheer number of cases of ‘Shell-shock' thrown up by the hellish conditions of trench warfare in the Great War, forced the military authorities, for the first time, to take combat stress seriously (N and M)....   [tags: great war, soldiers, ptsd]

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A Report On Shell Industry

- Shell, also known as Royal Dutch Shell, is a company trading and supplying oil, petrol since 1907. Shell is now one of the largest oil company in the world operating in more than 70 countries and has over 93,000 employees on average. As one of the leading oil companies in the world, they produce an approximate of 3.0 million barrels of oil everyday in 2015. Currently, Shell earns a revenue of $265 billion in 2015 alone, making them one of the largest oil companies in the world. A problem that Shell will face will be about their sustainability....   [tags: Natural gas, Petroleum, Peak oil, Sustainability]

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Analysis of the Film Chost in the Shell

- ... Desperately trying to access her ghost (ghost is used as a term for someone’s spirit or soul) she submerges herself underwater which triggers occasional glimpses of her past but never enough to satisfy her. Her inability to identify with her human side constantly bring up the conflicting question of “who am I?” Major works for a government department known as section 9; section works to protect the nation from any serious threat. In the film Section 9 is chasing an advanced hacker named the Puppet Master who is able to hack in to people’s ghost and insert a memory or erase any prior memory....   [tags: background, knowledge, interest, catching]

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Mamoru Oshii's Ghost in The Shell

- Mamoru Oshii’s Ghost in The Shell Science fiction has been a staple of film entertainment since George Melies first explored the genre in his 1902 Le Voyage Dans La Lune. While even as early an example as this contained many defining features of the genre which are still present today, over 100 years of exploring the genre has both expanded and more accurately defined what makes a film fit the science fiction niche. This paper seeks to explore elements of Mamoru Oshii’s Ghost in The Shell and how they conform to science fiction genre standards....   [tags: Director, Films, Science Fiction]

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The Effects of Shell Shock on Veterans

- Today, many veterans of war are still experiencing the horrific events that they encountered during combat. This is not just a case of veterans remembering a specific event, rather it is a far more serious case of them actually reliving the event, or having a “flashback” of them being in a certain situation. When service-members started showing signs of this, it was called in the early stages of research, “Shell shock.” Many veterans from World War II were diagnosed with “Shell Shock.” Their symptoms would include, but weren’t limited to: Being over startled when loud noises occur, having extreme mood and rage issues, Being generally confused, Sleep disturbances, cold sweats, increased ris...   [tags: memories, ptsd, treatments]

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Case Study : ' Dr. ' Shell '

- Dr. Shell, I wanted to let you know how much I appreciated you doing this surgery for me. Especially, doing it for free. I’m not really that good with words face to face, I’m better typing things out. Hence the letter. Since you like duck hunting I wanted to get you a Drake t-shirt. First because it’s a pretty good duck hunting brand but mainly because it’s a single t-shirt. See I developed gynecomastia around age 12, and not long after this my parents got divorced. I had a lot of anger and resentment toward my parents, God, and everyone else back then....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, God in Christianity]

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Shell Shock

- An outcome of World War I was a new medical disorder classified as Shell Shock. Shell Shock is a medical disorder developed to describe the symptoms that soldiers developed without a probable or obvious lesion as the cause after serving time on the war front. Shell Shock is one of the most prominent injuries of World War I; the symptoms varied among each soldier, treatments were still being developed, and doctors were still trying to understand the severity of the disorder. The symptoms soldiers described are due to the stress they encountered while they served on the front line....   [tags: World War I]

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Ken Saro Wiwa vs. Shell and Gbemre vs. Shell Cases

- Ken Saro Wiwa v Shell and Gbemre v Shell cases demonstrate to us the state in which oil has failed to contribute in the development to the population of Nigeria. Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC), the main operator on land, owns by 55% Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), 30% Royal Dutch Shell, 10%Elf and 5% Agip. Shell as one of SPDC shareholders, accused for its involvement in the execution of Ken Saro Wiwa and eight other Ogoni people by the Government. On the other hand, Shell also sued by Jonah Gbreme on behalf of himself and the Iwhreken community in Niger Delta....   [tags: nigeria, flaring, agriculture, ]

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The Help of Shell in the Niger Delta Region

- ... Accordingly, what have been the good and the bad of the SCD. In the conclusion, a summary of these chapters will be given.   Nigeria, The Niger Delta and the Nigerian Government Nigeria might be rich in resources; its population lives in poverty. With a Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) of .31, it was ranked number 157 out of the 186 United Nations (UN) member states in 2012. Also, according to the World Bank, the poverty headcount ratio was 68%, meaning this part of the population lived with less than $1.25 a day in 2010....   [tags: oil and gas operators, multinational corporations]

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Case Analysis : Royal Dutch Shell

- While our organization prides itself in a well-defined and thorough code of ethics, there are occasions where situations arise, but the solution is not clearly defined within our code. In such a case, it is critical to develop a decision making framework that allows our employees to make a decision while operating within the moral guidelines of our corporation. In the hope that we can eliminate discrepancies, Royal Dutch Shell has created an ethical decision strategy that will make clear the ethical standings of our corporation and ensure a consistent decision making process....   [tags: Decision theory, Decision making, Cost, Risk]

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Transport Layer Security and Secure Shell

- The fundamental reason why security protocols are implemented in networks is simple – to protect data as it traverses the network. The mechanism associated with protecting data on its travels is called cryptography. This particular mechanism employs algorithms which encrypt data so that hackers are prevented from easily intercepting the data. Cryptography operates in tandem with a group of protocols which help to control the passing of data between network devices. Therefore, security protocols are a vital component in networks in order to increase data security and without them security would be compromised (Linn, 2014)....   [tags: security protocols ]

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The Boredom Effect By Ellen Ruppel Shell

- In the essay, “The Boredom Effect,1952, writer Ellen Ruppel Shell acknowledges the child’s mind and how creative their mind are. The purpose of this essay is to persuade the readers that a child should never be bored and that they should always have something to do with their spare time. She felt that children should taste their freedom by exploring the world. Also, she said guardians should not try to create activities or put them in sports to keep them occupied. Ellen writes “Back then, parents pretty much stayed out of children’s business.” In her thesis, she mentions that parents should let children be bored....   [tags: Child, Childhood, Debut albums, The Child]

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Corporate Social Responsibility Of Shell Plc

- Mergers and acquisitions is the process in which two companies are combined together to form a new company while acquisition is the process in which one company is purchased by the other company and no new company is formed. While on the other hand, CSR is the concept of incorporating responsibilities related to society, health, and environment within the business model. In this paper, these two concepts are discussed in which benefits and drawbacks of mergers and acquisitions are elaborated along with UK Laws....   [tags: Mergers and acquisitions, Stock market, Stock]

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Maine Lobster: Soft-shell versus Hard shell

- Maine Lobster: Soft-shell versus Hard shell A lobster must shed its shell in order to grow. It takes about five to seven years for a lobster to become a legal size harvestable adult. Soft-shell is the term used for a newly molted lobster. A soft-shell lobster has a shell with room for growth. Soft-shell lobsters are not as full of meat because their new shell is larger than the muscle inside the body. The part not filled with its body’s muscle tissue is filled with water. Soft-shell lobsters may look big on the outside, but they have a much lower meat yield on the inside....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Shell Oil and the Exploitation of Nigeria

- Shell Oil and the Exploitation of Nigeria Nigeria has been a country in political turmoil for a long time. The country was created in 1914 under British colonial rule and at that time it was considered a protectorate. It was not until 1960 that Nigeria received independence from the United Kingdom. One of Nigeria's problems politically is that it has over three hundred different ethnic groups. The three largest of these are the Hausa-Fulani, Igbo, and Yoruba. At the time of the independence of Nigeria it was split up into three states with each state being under the control of one of the major ethnic groups....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Effect of Shell Shock in World War I

- World war one also known as the Great War or the unnecessary was a war that was only supposed to be fought but it went on for much longer than that. On June 28, 1914 a Serbian nationalist named Gevrilo Princip assassinated Ferdinand, the Archduke of Austria, in Sarajevo. One month later Austria Hungary declared war on Serbia. The war divide Europe into two armed camps on one side was the triple alliance which was Germany, Austria, and Italy and there enemies were France, Russia, and Great Britain....   [tags: poems, feelings, cured, war, great]

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Determining the Effectiveness of Peanut Shell in Degrading Pollutants in Water

- Chapter I The Problem and its Setting Introduction In recent years, increasing awareness of water pollution and its far reaching effects has prompted concerted efforts towards pollution abatement. There are so many pollutants (bacteria, heavy metals, chemical, etc.) found in water. If we do not find solutions to clean our water, our marine animals will die. According to Prof. Mercedez Cabling of Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology that the condition of Nabao creek was in danger. So, we decide to have an experiment that can help in degrading pollutants in water but in a cheaper way, we will only use peanut shell....   [tags: Conservation]

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Data Mining in a Nut Shell

- Data Mining in a Nut Shell In today’s business world, information about the customer is a necessity for a businesses trying to maximize its profits. A new, and important, tool in gaining this knowledge is Data Mining. Data Mining is a set of automated procedures used to find previously unknown patterns and relationships in data. These patterns and relationships, once extracted, can be used to make valid predictions about the behavior of the customer. Data Mining is generally used for four main tasks: (1) to improve the process of making new customers and retaining customers; (2) to reduce fraud; (3) to identify internal wastefulness and deal with that wastefulness in operations, and (4)...   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Analysis Of Shell Petroleum Development Company Of Nigeria

- Analysis of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Name Institution Analysis of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria (SPDC) is a multinational company based in Nigeria for the last 50 years dealing with petroleum products. Apart from offering exploitation and drilling of oil in Nigeria, shell has ventured in the power generation to serve the small and medium enterprises in Nigeria. The production of oil takes place in the Nile Delta region which stretches 30km2 where the company is working in 90 oil fields with a total of 1,000 oil wells....   [tags: Petroleum, Natural gas, Petroleum industry]

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Alternative Energy : British Petroleum And Royal Dutch Shell

- Alternative Energy British Petroleum and Royal Dutch Shell claim that by 2050, one-third of the world 's energy will need to come from renewable sources. Fossil fuels are the most efficient source of energy, but the disadvantages are so great that they have prompted the world to look into alternative sources. Fossil fuels like coal and oil release carbon dioxide and have been known to produce acid rain near mass burning of coal, particularly in power plants. Coal and oil are also limited, meaning there is a constrained value of fossil fuels and they will eventually be totally depleted....   [tags: Fossil fuel, Energy development, Wind power]

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Analysis Of Budden V Bp Oil And Shell Oil

- Disadvantages of legislation The fate of environmental litigation in Budden v BP Oil and Shell Oil (1980) 124 SJ 376 amply demonstrates the inherent difficulties of actions in nuisance and negligence for damage suffered as a result of environmental harm. The plaintiff claimed damages, alleging nuisance and negligence, for harm alleged to have been suffered as a result of lead pollution caused by emissions from petrol during the refining process. The defendants applied to have the action struck out as disclosing no reasonable cause of action....   [tags: Tort, Law, Common law, Negligence]

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Royal Dutchs Shell Dynamics

- Royal Dutchs Shell Dynamics Royal Dutch Shell (RDS) is the sixth largest company on the planet. It is made up of 1700 smaller companies and employs 101,000 people throughout the world. This is not a nimble start-up company that is attempting to create a brand new culture; this is a behemoth of a company, with over 100 years of history and a workforce that is literally global. The business in which RDS operates is primarily oil and natural gas, commodities that can fluctuate dramatically in market value by the minute....   [tags: essays papers]

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Shell Nigeria

- Shell Nigeria In 1958 the Royal Dutch/Shell Group started drilling for, transporting and refining oil in Nigeria. Nigeria’s large supply of high quality crude oil helped Shell climb to the top, by 1994 Shell made more money than other company in the world. Everything changed for Shell in 1996 when the world became aware of their unethical business practices in Nigeria. Shell had raped the environment, violated human rights of the Nigerian people and manipulated local governments for profit....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Shell's Communication Plan

- Shell's Communication Plan Introduction. Shell is about to introduce to the market it's "New Improved" petrol which is about to solve the problems caused by using environment friendly petrol without additives and is expected to give the higher market share for it's major volume share. The purpose of this report is to propose an integrated communications strategy for the launch of New Shell petrol in the UK. Integrated marketing communications We will begin by defining integrated marketing communications (IMC) and we will refer to the benefits that can accrue from developing this approach....   [tags: Papers]

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Shell Case Analysis

- 1. INTRODUCTION Royal Dutch/Shell officially opened an oil extraction facility on June 19, 2003 in Alberta, Canada where an estimated 180billion barrels lie beneath the tar sands. With the plant rolling out less than 200 000 barrels per day at $12 each, the company faces increased competitive pressures and a growing number of uncertainties. At this point in time, the strategic decision must be made of whether to expand capacity in the tar sands and if so, when. This study identifies key uncertainties and situational analysis tools to be used by Royal Dutch/Shell to answer the question of capacity expansion (See Figure 1)....   [tags: Business Case Study]

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Risk Management Practices By Royal Shell

- Risk Management practices by Royal Dutch Shell plc Risk factors considered by Royal Dutch Shell plc Prices of oil, natural gas, oil products and chemicals are affected by supply and demand. Factors that influence these include operational issues, natural disasters, weather, political instability, or conflicts, economic conditions or actions by major oil-exporting countries. Price fluctuations can test our business assumptions, and can affect Shell’s investment decisions, operational performance and financial position....   [tags: Oil Industry]

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World War I Veterans and Shell Shock in Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway

- Virginia Woolf’s novel, Mrs. Dalloway, addresses life during the interwar years and more specifically the impact of shell shock on World War I veterans. Septimus Warren Smith, a survivor of the war, suffers daily through the trauma he endured in the war. Woolf highlights societies lack of understanding when it comes to the condition plaguing so many soldier after the war through characters like Dr. Holmes and Sir William Bradshaw. This along with propaganda glorifying the war and instilling the notion of manliness and strength in those that fought led to great misconceptions on the societies ignorance on soldiers suffering from shell shock....   [tags: Social Class Divide, Mental Illness]

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Human Resource Areas of the Shell Group Companies

- Human Resource Areas of the Shell Group Companies Abstract: This Assignment examines one of the human resource areas i.e., recruitment and selection practices of the Shell Group of companies. We examine how Shell is implementing its concept of fairness and equity as a fundamental value in the management of its human resources. By explain the criteria used for recruiting and selecting process at Shell, we answer the question. What Shell looks for in candidates. We look into the Shell’s current Recruitment Process which helps the reader in understanding the different alternative routes to start a career in Shell, which may lead to a permanent job....   [tags: Papers]

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Importance of Shell Shock in Pat Barker's Regeneration

- Importance of Shell Shock in Pat Barker's Regeneration Pat Barker's Regeneration contains references to people, places, and cultural elements of particular significance to her themes as well as to the study of the First World War. One cultural reference, that of shell shock, is made early in the novel. On page four, Dr. William Rivers learns that Siegfried Sassoon is being sent to Craiglockhart War Hospital with a case of shell shock. To prevent shell shock from crippling the patients, Craiglockhart emphasizes the value of therapy, a theme in the novel, as a way to fight back against the mental battles....   [tags: Pat Barker Regeneration Essays]

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Studying the Effects of Nanofluid as a Coolant

- ... The shell and tube heat exchanger was designed with five baffle, seven tubes and one shell. All leakage and bypass are neglected due to the small size of the heat exchanger. CHAPTER 2 LITERATURE REVIEW 2.1 Heat Exchanger A heat exchanger is a device designed for efficient heat transfer from one medium to another in order to process and carry energy. While one medium is being cooled the other medium will be heated. The medium is commonly separated by wall to avoid mixing or direct contact. They are vastly utilized in chemical plants, petroleum refineries, air- conditioning, refrigeration, petrochemical plants, natural gas processing and automotive applications....   [tags: experiment, shell, tube]

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Analysis Case Study:Shell Oil Company

- The following analysis evaluates the challenges faced by Royal Dutch Shell Oil Company involving their monumental proposed investment into their Nigerian operations. When global companies experience extreme criticism such as Shell, they are usually tasked with identifying optimum solutions to reverse the negativity. In addition to assessing the challenges, this analysis provides some potential strategies that can be implemented to resolve the issues within this case. Problem Statement Royal Dutch Shell Oil Company proposed to execute the largest industrial investment ever made in Africa....   [tags: Business Management Analysis Strategy]

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Symbolic Objects that Reflect of World War II in William Goling´s Lord of the Flies

- ... When the glasses are first cracked, it is a symbolic drop in the civilization of the boys on the island. Jack punches Piggy and the glasses fall off his face, only one of the lenses are broken which represents half of the destruction of civilization. But when Piggy is crushed by the boulder and his specs are destroyed, it represents the total destruction of their civilization and the boys fall into savagery and begin to hunt down Ralph. Lastly, Piggy’s specs signify his ability to “see”, both literally and figuratively....   [tags: glasses, shell, fire]

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The Oild and Petroleum Industry

- INTRODUCTION The oil and petroleum industry in Malaysia operates under an oligopolistic market structure. Both PETRONAS and Shell are renowned firms that produce and sell petroleum in Malaysia. Incorporated on 17 August 1974, PETRONAS is Malaysia’s national oil company, assigned with complete ownership and control of the petroleum resources in Malaysia. Throughout the years, PETRONAS grew into a “completely integrated oil and gas corporation and is ranked among FORTUNE Global 500® largest corporations in the world” (PETRONAS, 2014)....   [tags: petronas, shell, malaysia ]

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Data Structure and Algorithms: Sorting and Searching Techniques

- ... Now we will have to use insertion sort on every sub array and if they are not sorted we will swap them in their indices. 40 34 35 70 45 57 80 90 75 60 Now we will take gap value further simplify it so we can have smaller gap values. So we will take previous gap value and divide it by 2. Gap Value = 5/2 = 2.5 = 2 Now using this gap value we will have sub arrays [40, 35, 45, 80, 75] and [34, 70, 57, 90, 60] We will again apply insertion sort on both of the sub arrays. 35 34 40 57 45 60 75 70 80 90 Repeating the same process as above....   [tags: shell, bucklet and radix sort]

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Artificial Intelligence in Gibson's Idoru and Oshii's Ghost in the Shell

- Artificial Intelligence in Gibson's Idoru and Oshii's Ghost in the Shell      Introduction If people knew what scientists are up to, they would not be sleeping as calmly as they do today. If only they knew, they would read more carefully what the cyberpunk authors have to say.   The purpose of this work is not only to compare the pictures of Artificial Intelligence (hereafter referred to simply as AI) included in two major works of cyberpunk genre, but also to show the connection between those images and the reality we all live in or its nearest future....   [tags: Gibson Idoru Essays]

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Castle Development during the Middle Ages

- During the middle ages, most buildings and structures were constructed for a specific purpose, for example, houses, churches, statues, etc., but a castle’s main purpose, on the other hand, was very dependent on the occupier. Castles have been used throughout history as a military base, stronghold, household, and as a seat of government, and have been built over many generations and time periods. They have also been found all throughout the world. How have these monuments changed over time and how does the architecture of these castles compare to others of during the middle ages....   [tags: Notched Battlements, Shell Keep]

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The History of Oil Production in Venezuela

- The history of Venezuelan oil production can be traced to the 1800s when Venezuela’s first oil company was established. However, for purposes of conciseness, this analysis will only focus on developments that occurred after the decade 1960. An analysis of oil production history indicates that the government played and continues to play a significant role in the sector thus leading to some significant setbacks. Prior to 1960, Venezuelan oil production was mostly done by the Royal Dutch Shell oil company and it was under the organization’s leadership that Venezuela’s oil entered the global market....   [tags: shell oil, OPEC]

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The Vulnerability of Antiquated Protocols

- Protocols are a common focus of attack because of the number of devices that can be targeted. Devices made by different vendors are able to communicate and work with each other because of standard protocols that allow them to understand each other. The wide use of these protocols makes them an appealing target to attackers. If a flaw can be found in a popular protocol, then many devices made by different vendors will be vulnerable to the attack. There are a number of different protocols over the years that have been updated due to vulnerabilities found in their original versions, a prime example being the SSH protocol....   [tags: Secure Shell Protocol, SSH]

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Female Roles in Anime

- Since the midterm of the class, we have watched several anime focusing on female protagonists or other important characters in a number of different roles. It is interesting to note the different views the creators have on gender roles, and how they express them in their anime, both visually and contextually. For the sake of saving time, I will explore only two anime that we have watched, namely Ghost in the Shell, and End of Evangelion. Ghost in the Shell has a strong female protagonist, Major Motoko Kusanagi....   [tags: Ghost in The Shell, End of Evangelion]

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

- Today we are here to figure out why is it that past events are the triggers that cause Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is an anxiety disorder that some people get after seeing or undergoing a dangerous event. There are various symptoms that begin to show or actions that can give a clear answer whether one may be diagnosed with this disorder. One of the many problems is that no age range is safe from suffering PTSD. One must ask themselves what set of events happened at that time to cause this disaster to occur and how did these events change the lives of these occupants’ forever....   [tags: anxiety disorders, shell shock]

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Under the Shell: Facing Tom's True Self in "The Great Gatsby," by F Scott Fitzgerald

- Under the Shell In "The Great Gatsby," Tom is one of the most enigmatic, vivid and compelling characters. He openly broaches his racism, temperament and sexism as if he has no apprehension in the world. However, there is much more to his character than it seems. Tom uses his bulkiness and husky voice to mask his loneliness in order to escape reality. His loneliness can be seen through his constant venery of women, inability to settle down in one location and through his fear of losing control....   [tags: loneliness, control, confindence]

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What I Learned About My Shell Evaluation Is Ended Up Holding True

- I was surprised well the results of my Shell evaluation actually ended up holding true. My three highest scores, collaborating, compromising, and avoiding were all styles that I found myself relying on, but I also found myself falling in some of the different pitfalls of each style. But, as the quarter went on, I was able to find some preparation techniques and other tricks to help me manage those tendencies. For example, like other compromisers, I sometimes rush through negotiations by making concessions and attempting to reach an agreement quickly....   [tags: Negotiation]

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Understanding and critically Evaluating Entry Modes of Businesses in International Market

- ... This model was mainly reliable for manufacturing industries; a paper with contrary arguments was published in 2008, providing two variables; environment-related and service specific, to question whether Uppsala model can be used for service firms. (Jorge Carneiro, da Rocha and da Silva, 2008) Psychic distance and uncertainty in environment, need for quality, face-to-face contact with clients in service delivery, capital intensity are some of the arguments that contradicts Uppsala Model. The results from this study stated that services mainly would choose a mode to internationalize that has higher control like licensing....   [tags: Nike, Microsoft, Sony, Shell Group]

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Chemical Weapons: A Controversial Topic in The World Today

- Chemical weapons have been extremely controversial in our world. A chemical weapon is, “A toxic chemical contained in a delivery system, such as a bomb or shell,” its essential purpose is to conflict harm onto people through harmful gases. A chemical weapon, as of the definition from the North Atlantic Treaty of Organization’s definition is, “A chemical substance which is intended for use in military operations to kill, seriously injure, or incapacitate people because of its physiological effects.” Clearly, these two definitions of chemical weapons are similar but are still considered to be inhumane....   [tags: bomb, shell, gases, black rain]

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Blood, Sweat, Tears and Oil: The mistreatment of the Ogoni People by Royal Dutch Shell

- Blood, Sweat, Tears and Oil: The mistreatment of the Ogoni People by Royal Dutch Shell and the Nigerian Government Introduction Nigeria, located in West Africa, is a densely populated nation of over 100 million people. Since the nation’s independence from Britain in 1960, the country has been in the hands of various leaders ranging from religious to staunchly militant. Nigeria is the sixth largest producer of crude oil in the world and it has one of the largest deposits of natural gas (Wiwa, 2001)....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Symbolism in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies

- Symbolism is a literary device used by authors to give deeper levels of meaning to objects and better demonstrate the theme. Lord of the Flies, by William Golding, is a popular novel considered to be a “classic” by many. Golding’s literary work is contains many examples of symbolism to help readers better understand the novel’s themes. Three such cases are the conch shell, the fire, and the sow’s head that was put on a stake. Through closer study of the novel, it is evident that each of these objects possess a deeper meaning leading to the overall theme of the downfall of humanity....   [tags: literary device, conch shell, stable civilization]

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The Political Instability Of A Special Military

- Introduction The political instability inherent in emerging economies make for very challenging business environments. In late October 1995, Royal Dutch Shell founds itself in just such a tenuous environment in Niger. As Paine and Moldoveanu (2009) outlined,Shell came under scrutiny in the 1990’s for the environmental impact that they were having on the Niger Delta. Shell was accused of creating an “ecological disaster” on the region, caused by oil spills, emissions from flaring of natural gas, and drainage of contaminated water into the waterways (Paine & Moldoveanu, 2009)....   [tags: Ogoni people, Royal Dutch Shell, Ken Saro-Wiwa]

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The Importance Of Oil And Fossil Fuel

- Is there a single resource which has become more ingrained into the human psyche as a signifier of wealth and progress than oil. While oil and fossil fuel may have a negative connotation to many American’s now, in the early 20th century it was a priceless commodity sought after the world over. To understand the importance of oil, first, it is important to understand why it was adapted into the existing industrial frame work. From its usage as a home heater to being processed into gasoline and the many applications of the internal combustion engine, oil rapidly became one of the most valuable commodities on earth....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Royal Dutch Shell]

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Analysis Of Carol Dweck 's Article ' Brainology

- In Carol Dweck’s article titled, “Brainology” Dweck discusses the different mindsets that students have about intelligence. Some where taught that each person had a set amount of intelligence, while others were trained that intelligence is something they could develop and increase over time. in Dweck’s article she writes, “ It is a belief that intelligence can be developed that opens students to a love of learning, a belief in the power of effort and constrictive, determined reactions to setbacks” (Dweck pg....   [tags: Education, Intelligence, Shell grit, Grit]

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Invisible Wounds: A Glimpse into PTSD

- Trauma is a powerful force on the human mind whether it is from a vehicle crash, discovering a cheating spouse, a terrible fire, a drive by shooting, or events experienced in a combat zone. At that moment when a traumatic experience occurs, a person is often changed forever. Dan is a person who was affected dramatically by trauma. He is an army veteran who served two tours in Iraq. During his second tour in Iraq, Dan and his fellow soldiers were traveling in a Humvee when it set off a roadside bomb....   [tags: post traumatic stress disorder, shell shock]

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The Impact Of Innovation And Technology On The World 's Growing Population

- Innovation is the process whereby organizations use their skills and resources to develop new goods and services or to develop new production and operation systems so that they can better respond to the needs of their customers (Jones et. al., 2006). Innovation and technology are vital to providing a wider, more sustainable mix of energy resources for the world’s growing population. Thousands of Shell scientists, researchers and engineers around the globe are working to develop tomorrow’s groundbreaking solutions, collaborating with experts and specialists beyond our industry (Innovation through R&D, Shell Global, 2016)....   [tags: Innovation, New product development]

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Lord Of The Flies By William Golding

- Lord of the Flies Literary Criticism In the book Lord of the Flies, there is a major conflict in who should and who does have the leadership role. Jack and Ralph the two main characters have a constant fight at who is the leader which in turn causes major problems for them and the other kids survival. In William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, the main character, Ralph’s leadership qualities at the beginning of the book are created by the symbolism of the conch shell which indirectly gave him the leadership role throughout the book and in the end once the conch lost its power, it’s dignity, and it’s sign of peace, hope, and freedom, Ralph did too....   [tags: Leadership, Positive psychology, Management, Hero]

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UNIX and Windows

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A Brief Note On The Global Energy Market

- This report focuses on the analysis of the competition in the global energy market , it will touch on the operations of shell globally and then their operations locally in the country Nigeria The global energy industry can be described as the summation of all industries that are involved with the production of energy and also the sale of energy this has to do with the exploration, extraction, manufacturing, processing, refining and distribution of energy in different forms it applies to the petroleum industry, the natural gas industry, coal industry , electric power industry , nuclear power and renewable energy ( renewable energy is the form of energy that has do with solar power , wind...   [tags: Petroleum, Natural gas, Energy economics]

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Psychology in World War One

- Psychology of World War One As revelation spread about a great war of many countries, panic among medical officials escalated. Psychologists, however, were preparing. At Harvard, Edward B. Tichener, who partook in constituting psychology as an experimental science, held the annual meeting of “experimentalists.” The Leadership of American Psychology members attended this meeting subsequent to American entry two days before. Upon discussing the psychological role in the war, the meeting progressed into an American Psychological Association (APA) emergency meeting....   [tags: roles, tests, statisitics, symptoms, cases]

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Effects of Strategic Alliances

- Introduction The researcher will provide a description of each company, the strategic alliance, and the economic benefit of the strategic alliance of each company. In addition, the researcher will identify three issues of corporate social responsibility (CSR) for each company. Furthermore, the researcher will analyze each companies CSR issue and describe the impact on stakeholders. Finally, the researcher will describe ways in which the companies can be socially responsible. Effects of Strategic Alliances Multinational Corporation Secom Co., Ltd is a Japanese corporation in Tokyo, Japan....   [tags: Business Management ]

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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ( Ptsd )

- Nostalgia is a word most commonly associated with fond memories. However, the etymological breakdown indicates that it also deals with a type of pain that accompanies these memories. PTSD is a heightened version of nostalgia. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) has only been a part of this world for a short amount of time in everyday lives, but the disease itself has lived on for generations with various incantations of the same syndrome. Whether it is called nostalgia, Shell Shock, or PTSD, the world has found a way to minimize the horrors of this mental disease....   [tags: World War II, World War I, Psychological trauma]

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Physics Of The Atomic Mass

- Everything around us is made from matter, which is made from atoms. To find the amount of subatomic particles in an atom, one must consider the atomic mass, which is used to identify the total amount of neutrons in the nucleus of the atom. One must also consider the atomic number which is the number of protons and electrons in the atom. An isotope is an alternative form of atom which contains the same amount of protons and electrons but has a different amount of neutrons; it affects only the atomic mass of the atom when an atom becomes an isotope....   [tags: Periodic table, Atom, Atomic number]

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Symbolic Elements in The Lord of the Flies by William Golding

- ... Golding was trying to show the reader that the worst beast that exists is the darkness and evil inside of us. The beast was just a symbol for the animalistic part of man that can come and take over whenever it has the chance. The beast also represented the fear of the unknown. The boys automatically assumed that the beast was something horrible but they never chose to find out what it really was. If they had taken the time to find out that it was only a dead parachutist their lives would’ve been a lot different....   [tags: darkness, hope, order]

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Lord of the Flies: The Innate Evil

- When Ralph sees the naval officer that appears on the island to save them, he realizes that he will return to civilization. The shock causes him to reflect on what has happened. The rescue does not produce joy; instead he feels despair at what he has been through. He is awakened to the reality that he will never be the same. He has lost his innocence and learned about the evil that lurks within himself and all men through his experiences on the island. Ralph’s revelation to his loss of innocence and societal order among the boys is exemplified through the collapse of the attempted Democratic government, the killing of the pig, and the death of Piggy and Simon....   [tags: Literary Themes]

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Lord Of The Flies By William Golding

- One of the most important themes running through the whole story in Lord of the Flies by William Golding is the power of different symbols. Golding frequently uses symbolism, which is the practice of using symbols especially by investing things with a symbolic meaning. The main point of each symbol is its use and its effect on each of the characters. They help shape who the characters are and what they will be. The symbols weave their way throughout the story and are more powerful than they first seem....   [tags: William Golding, Seashell, Symbol, Symbols]

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Use of Symbols to Portray the Descent from Civilization to Savagery in Golding's Lord of the Flies

- D.H. Lawrence once said, “This is the very worst wickedness, that we refuse to acknowledge the passionate evil that is in us. This makes us secret and rotten.” Sir William Golding tells about the evil and sadistic things that can be expressed throughout humanity in his novel, Lord of the Flies. Lord of the flies is a translation of a Hebrew name for Satan, Beelzebub. In the novel, William Golding portrays the boys’ descent from civilization to savagery through the following symbols: the conch shell, Piggy’s glasses, and the Lord of the Flies....   [tags: lord of the flies]

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Turtles and Humans: Staying Strong amidst Tribulations in Kay Ryan’s Poem “Turtle”

- Turtles are reptiles of the order Testudines, characterized by a special bony or cartilaginous shell developed from their ribs that acts as a shield (Turtle). This reptile is the object in Kay Ryan’s poem entitled “Turtle”. Kay Ryan makes a remarkable observation of a turtle. Along with her observation is the relation of a turtle’s daily life to the life of a human being. Despite the heavy shell that it carries around, the turtle proves to be a very strong animal because it never chooses to give up on the load that it carries, and when the readers face complexities in life, they must adapt the attitude that the turtle possesses....   [tags: Kay Ryan, poetry, Turtle,]

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Development Material: The Cement

- COCONUT SHELLS AS AGGREGATE REPLACEMENT IN CONCRETE INTRODUCTION Cement is world's most broadly utilized development material. The use of cement is expanding at a higher rate because of improvement in foundation and development exercises all as far and wide as possible. The climbing expense of development material is a matter of concern. The purpose behind increment in expense is popularity of cement and shortage of crude material. Thus the solid technologists must look for some temperate elective to the coarse total....   [tags: coconut shells, concrete, natural fibre]

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Ethical Issues in Nigeria

- Ethical issues develop when environmental regulations in a host nation are less than the home nation. Developed nations have established many regulations regarding pollution, where as developing nations often lack regulations. Lack of regulations often causes developing country’s to experience higher levels of pollution. Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa, is a country whose people have experienced environmental problems because foreign multinationals are allowed to operate their businesses while committing human rights violations....   [tags: environmental regulations]

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Social Media And Its Effects On Society

- A Lack of Identity, Emptiness, and Purposeless Are Identical Rather Human or CowrieIn contemporary society, social media forms have aided in expanding already existing friendships yet, some feel ambivalent and argue that such media forms are impairing being’s abilities to effectively communicate face-to-face. As face-to-face interaction is inhibited, some individuals develop their entire life through the use of the internet and create a persona nothing like themselves. In the real world, these individuals may feel a lack of identity and unimportance and thus they retreat to their alternate persona and eventually develop a reliance on interaction within a computer in order to stay sane....   [tags: Poetry, Meaning of life, Time]

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Tetrapods-like Shape Metal-Semiconductor Nanocomposites Synthesis, Characterization and Photo-Catalytic Applications: Au-CdSe Case

- Although the physico-chemical properties of metal-semiconductor hybrid nanostructures are strongly dependent on their size, shape, composition, and spatial distribution of each component, the find out of new synthetic routes for these hybrid nanostructures has become increasingly important. Several attempts has been devoted in order to obtain different architectures from metal-semiconductor nanocomposites, especially Au-CdSe heterostructure.1-16 In case of nobel metal nanoparticles (NPs) tipped semiconductor quantum rods; Liang et al.1 represents a facile method for synthesis of Au-AgCdSe hybrid nanorods (NRs) through the deposition of silver (Ag) tips at the ends of Au NRs as a seed solutio...   [tags: electric and electronic engineering]

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The Effect Of Preparation Methods On The Size Of Microcapsule

- In recent years, many researchers have carried out a series of studies aiming at the MEPCM. Alkan et al. [ ] prepared a series of MEPCM with polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA) shell and characterized their properties. Wang et al. [ ] prepared the paraffin/PMMA MEPCM by polymerization catalyzed by UV light. In order to further study the effect of preparation methods on the size of microcapsule, Wang et al. [ ] prepared a variety of MEPCM with PMMA shell and analyzed the effects of various factors on the size of microcapsule....   [tags: Heat, Heat transfer, Temperature]

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Stellar Life Cycle of High and Low-Mass Stars

- A stars final state depends greatly on its mass and a star’s mass is determined at the beginning of its stellar lifecycle. Typically, black holes, neutron stars and type II supernovas only occur in the life cycle of high-mass stars while white dwarfs, planetary nebulae and type IA supernovas occur in the life cycle of low-mass stars. To determine how each of these remnants of stellar evolution are created all that is required is to follow the stellar life cycle of both low and high-mass stars. Beginning with a star’s birth, a star could either be low or high in mass....   [tags: Evolution Phases, Differences]

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The Conch in Lord of the Flies

- In the novel Lord of the Flies, author William Golding tells a story about a group of conservative boys who get stranded on an island after a plane crash. The boys are left to take care of themselves by finding food, water, and setting up a social system to keep order. The boys had to do this because there were no adults to guide them. The boys establish rules to keep everything on the island under control. Eventually the boys break these rules to accommodate their own selfish wants and needs. When the rules are broken the order on the island falls apart and a violent fight for power begins....   [tags: lord of the flies, william golding]

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Lord of the Flies by William Golding

- Symbolism is using words, places, people, and objects for a meaning that is deeper than its literal meaning. In the novel, “Lord of the Flies,” William Golding uses so much symbolism that the novel could arguably be viewed as an allegory, or a writing with a double meaning. While not all of the symbols are very obvious, the novels title for example, a few of them are, for example, the conch shell, the fire and the parachutist are all very prominent symbols used by Golding. In “Lord of the Flies” there are so many different examples of symbolism that could make the reader believe that the novel actually contains two totally different stories, the literal story, and the symbolic story....   [tags: symbolism, devil, words, people]

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Dermal Protection in Mammalian Species

- ... (Vickaryous and Hall 2006) It is important to note, that unlike animals, such as turtles, the carapace is not directly connected the spine or ribs of the armadillo. (Vickaryous and Hall 2006) The mechanism in which armadillos use their shell to protect themselves is also very different than how a turtle would use its shell. The tiles of the osteoderms are connected to each other via collagen fibers known as Sharpeys’ fibers (Fig. 2). These fibers add tensile strength to the shell, allowing for the shell to be more durable, while also not requiring it to be entirely rigid....   [tags: animals, reptiles, armadillo]

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PTSD: The Pandemic Affecting Soldiers

- I believe Steven E Ambrose, author of Band of Brothers, said it best when he wrote “We know how to win wars. We must learn now to win peace...” It’s the same with the soldiers all over the world that are returning from war. Due to the issues they return with, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, they aren’t able to re-assimilate with society and become social outcasts. We train these soldiers as if we are building robots in a factory and once they get the stamp of approval they’re sent overseas to fight....   [tags: War, Veterans, Psychology]

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Buisness Context on Energy Companies

- In this assignment the topics comprise of Fracking and Stakeholders involvement, Supply and Demand and how that is effected through increase in energy prices. Also a detailed depiction of Carroll’s Model and how energy companies utilize this. As a final point a detailed reflective statement is needed, and the focus is how government involvement impacts on the supply and price of energy to businesses. Fracking is the procedure of piercing down into the ground before a water mix is directed at the rock to discharge the gas inside....   [tags: fracking, stakeholder, supply, prices, government]

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The Processes of Natural Selection

- The process of natural selection is one of the most fundamental reasons for the evolution of a species, and the idea spread after Charles Darwin published his studies and observations of unusual organisms inhabiting the Galapagos Islands. Darwin postulated after that the environment is unable to support boundless population growth individuals are biologically capable of. Therefore, population numbers are controlled by the inability of all individuals to reproduce successfully. Organisms with an advantageous trait suited to their environment are more likely to survive and reproduce successfully, passing down their genes to their offspring for that particular advantageous trait....   [tags: evolution, traits, environment]

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My Box of Memories

- Pirates. Who have not heard about them, their astonishing adventures and treasure chests packed with jewels, gold and other important objects. What would it be our impression if we found a chest from centuries ago packed with several objects rather than gold. Would we consider them valuable. Probably not, but they could have been priceless for the owner. People bestow special value to some objects according to an experience, emotion or hidden message associated with them. I also have a chest with treasures....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Symbols in William Golding's The Lord of the Flies

- Symbols in William Golding's The Lord of the Flies In this essay I will be discussing the different types of symbols and their meanings in the book “The Lord of the Flies.” I will be discussing how the signal fire, the conch Shell, and The lord of the Flies are all very important symbols in the novel “The Lord of the Flies.” The first symbol I will talk about is the conch and how it was used and how it is so important to the novel. The conch shell was discovered by Ralph and Piggy on the beach at the start of the novel and they used it to get the boys together after the crash separates them all....   [tags: Papers]

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