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The Silver Barrette

- The Silver Barrette My index finger traces along the cool silver edges of the barrette, mindlessly, stroking the smooth round backs of the curled-in waves along its perimeter. Except for the the occasional dull points jutting forth along the edges, nothing disturbs my inner thoughts as I gaze out my window. As my finger tenderly caresses the surface of the barrette, I look down, staring intently at the barrette's ornate design, noting the tousled silver curls undulating restlessly. Yet, upon careful observation of this squirming lake of waves, there persists a definite symmetrical pattern of repetitions vertically and horizontally....   [tags: Descriptive Essay, Descriptive Writing]

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Translating 21 Grammes from screen to stage.

- Translating 21 Grammes from screen to stage. Explain how research material was gathered and used within the process At the very beginning of the devising process the whole group watched the film of 21 grams and in our first lesson we collected any comments about form, structure and content. We then started creating possible ideas and characters, and after a few weeks we decided we could set ourselves almost mini homework’s for certain characters or storylines and come back to the next lesson with some fresh new ideas....   [tags: Drama]

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Blue Screren Compositing

- Blue Screren Compositing Creating just the right effect can be difficult if not impossible without many of the tricks employed by today’s directors and special effects artists. Once the exclusive domain of Hollywood, blue screen imaging is fast becoming a readily accessible visual tool for today’s vidographer. It is hard to imagine movies like Jurassic Park without its dinosaurs or the Matrix without it’s impressive visual effects. But many effects like these could not be completed without effective blue screen techniques....   [tags: Papers]

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The American Hero

- The American Hero For many years the American Hero has filled the silver screen and wide screened television sets, along with shelves of countless bookstores. Audiences love to see the protagonist overcome great odds, defeat the forces of evil, and save the beautiful girl at the last second. The character of the American Hero however, is not a new idea. James Cooper, in the 1800’s, created the archetype of the American Hero. Natty Bumpo, also called Deerslayer, embodied many qualities of the great American Hero....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Overcoming Peer Pressure

- "Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself." --Bruce Lee When the Hunger Games came out, I had to get my eyes on that silver screen for the midnight premiere. I had to see part one of the ending of the saga of the Mockingjay. The movie, of course, did not disappoint. Full of action, love, and twists the movie is a must see during this holiday season. There were parts in the movie that made me think. I know there have been certain times in my life, when friendships and relationships shift and change....   [tags: Peer Pressure Essays]

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Race and Culture in American Films

- Race and Culture in American Films "One of the side effects of American cinema was often crushingly brutal portrayals of other races and cultures, depictions that spread to larger audiences than eve before possible around the nation and even around the globe."(Keller,5) The visual images depicted through the video montage "Gringo in Mananaland" support many of Keller's views on the harsh portrayals of Latin@s through American media. The video succeeds in emphasizing the particular roles that Latin Americans played in the early years of film....   [tags: Media Latin Americans Movies Film Essays]

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Investing in Silver Bullion bars

- With silver prices nearly reaching all time highs, there is no better time than the present to start investing by buying silver bullion bars. The savvy investor who buys silver makes an excellent purchase for their portfolio of assets. In tough economic times like the present, one of the best performing assets to have in an investment portfolio is silver and it offers a number of unforeseen benefits. One of the main advantages of owning silver bullion bars is that they offer a way to protect assets with anonymity that many other investments do not offer....   [tags: Advangtages, Assets]

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2005 Version of "The Legend of Zorro": Film Review

- The Legend of Zorro is a continuation of the 1998 film The Mask of Zorro which is probably the best Zorro film ever made I say probably because I haven't seen all of the 13 Zorro films. One thing that can't be denied is that the character of Zorro is a silver screen favorite. The Mask of Zorro features an older Zorro Anthony Hopkins intensely training a young thieve Antonio Banderes molding him into the dashing and heroic Zorro that he is in this film. The new Zorro marries Elena played by the gorgeous Catherine Zeta-Jones....   [tags: Film]

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Printed Books Vs. Digital Books

- The importance of technology has always been essential to our existence. Many types of technology continue to grow over passing generations. Since the 1400s books have been vital to the ways in which we document facts, theories and experiments. This has evolved from important documentation being turned into electronic books to everyday brand new books only being available in the electronic form. How long until paper books become obsolete. Printed books have a 600 year history, they are an embodiment of culture....   [tags: technology, screen, pleasure]

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Superheroes in North American Culture

- Look at any youthful youngster's shirt or lunchbox, and there is a great chance it is the substance of some kind of superhero. Take a gander at the motion picture theaters and there is a great risk that a film around a superhero has been discharged as of late. These superheroes are all over in American culture, so what effect do they have on mainstream society, TV, silver screen, and the adolescent of America. The response to this inquiry might be found through an investigation of the histories of Batman and Superman, two of the best superheroes ever....   [tags: Society, Batman, Superman]

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Shut Down Your Screen Week

- As we all know, technology is important to society. Whether we use it to watch a movie, connect on social media sites like Facebook or Twitter, play games, or read the news, it seems like everyone uses technology, but what exactly is the cost of using technology in our everyday lives. There have been many scientifically proven facts that reveal the dirty truths about technology. “Shut Down Your Screen Week”, a movement that would get rid of all technology in the classroom for a whole week, would be a good idea due to the proven facts that it can cause lower IQ levels, be a major distraction, and even cause attention levels to lower....   [tags: distractions, technology, internet]

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Comparision Of Plasma And LCD Screens

- What is a plasma monitor. A plasma monitor is a display device that uses gas plasma technology. How do plasma monitors produce images. Basically a plasma monitor is a layer of gas between two gas plates. It works when voltage is applied, thus making the gas release an ultraviolet light, causing pictures and images you see on the plasma screen when you are watching TV. Plasma monitors are flat screen, thin, and lightweight which allows it to be hung from a wall. It also has a good contrast of colors causing images to be more vivid and colorful....   [tags: Television]

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Stereo Types of the African American Woman in Hollywood

- Many images we have here in America stem from the television soap box opera or the big screen of Hollywood in summary Entertainment. Although I am very happy to see the progress in this area, I am sadden by the redundant themes. There are very few images of non stereo typical black women or women of color. In romantic comedy with a woman of color in it you will find one of the following stereotypes entwined in the plot. The Jezebel (Hollywood Definition) Lysterine from Booty Call This role dates back in America’s history, overseers and plantation owners depicted black women as jezebels who were incapable of being raped this defence kept them from serving time in prison....   [tags: romantic comedies, black women on the screen]

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A Summary of the Book Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey

- Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey This tale is about a girl named Laura Wishart, who everyone believes was murdered by the outcast Jasper Jones. Little do they know, Jasper and Laura were deeply in love and he could in no way have murdered her (they were planning to run away together). But of course in the small town of Corrigan, Australia, everyone is quick to blame the shady boy no one knows. Jasper has lived a small life of a thief, and a liar. Too bad he only steals what he has to, because his father is a drunk and always skips town....   [tags: love, murder, suicide]

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Shut Down Your Screen Week: Technology School Project

- Technology can disrupt people’s train of thought. To begin with, many people around the world use technology. Electronics can help students and also affect them in many ways, but whether or not shutting down all electronics can help. Schools should participate in “Shut Down Your Screen Week” because of many reasons. First of all, using electronics causes people to get distracted. According to Nicholas Carr, in the article “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” from The New York Times Upfront, “When we use our computers and our cell phones all the time, we’re always distracted.”This sentence stated by Nicholas Carr contributes to my claim of participating in “Shut Down Your Screen Week.” For instance,...   [tags: Social, Google, Disruption]

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Social Media Usage to Screen Potential Employees

- ... More and more companies are beginning to adopt this practice. However, there is much controversy surrounding this, for many believe that it is an invasion of privacy and that could cause legal issues. However, there are plenty of privacy features in place on social media sites that allow people to prevent others, i.e. employers, from viewing their content. One’s failure to utilize these features leaves his content wide open for all of the public to see, including HR departments. If the content is left open to the public, there is nothing to stop employers from accessing it....   [tags: Recruitment, Employers, Profile]

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Character Analysis of Long John Silver in Tressure Island

-                           Long John Silver is one of the best characters in Treasure Island. He is everything anyone would imagine a pirate would be; he is sly, cunning, and peg-legged with a parot on his shoulder. Long John Silver sets the trademark cliche of the classic pirateband tuat is why a lot of other popular pirates are based on his characteristics.             Long John Silver is a lot like an older and wiser version of Jim Hawkins, they share a lot of the same qualities. They are both brave, well-spoken, very practical and both are quick to change sides if need be....   [tags: sly, cunning, pre-legged, pirate, persuasive]

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The Tlingit and Grizzly Bear House-Partition Screen

- The Tlingit and Grizzly Bear House-Partition Screen The region of the northwest coast was blessed with an abundance of natural recourses for human existence and made it possible for the area to thrive. As a result of this unusual abundance, the area could sustain large populations and a complex social order for many Indian groups. Because of the level of sustainability, the cultures had more time for artistic and intellectual activities and endeavors and over time, art became very important and vital to the complex social structures of the groups of the northwest coast....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Is Cloud Seeding a Method to Help the Environment or Tear It Down

- ... According to, Casper Star Tribune, Wyoming has spent 8.8 million dollars in its fourth year with cloud seeding (screen 1). That means every year Wyoming spends 2.2 million dollars on just a single cause (cloud seeding). Just ask yourself is it really necessary. Secondly, if we continue to accept cloud seeding we’re making our planet more and more at risk. Yes, cloud seeding may help out with drought, but it also starts the risk of natural disasters. Drought and floods are natural aspects of the hydrologic cycle, so excess precipitation in one area tends to be balanced out by scant precipitation in another (cloud seeding, screen 1)....   [tags: silver iodide, chemicals, weather]

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Waiting for my Silver Star

- It all Started with a blind date gone right. My sisters and I were throwing a party and my sister, Mildered, was being set up with a man named Regis. As the party started and Regis and his friends arrived it was not mildered Regis talked to. It was me. Although he was four years older than I we started dating, it was great. We had been dating for about two years when Regis came to my house and told me the news. I remember it clearly it was a sunny September day and we planned on going to the park for a picnic with our friends....   [tags: the true story of how my grandparents met]

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The Vikings People and Monasteries

- The Vikings were people that raided many towns and monasteries for silver and other precious items. They mostly raided monasteries because they were the places with the most silver and expensive items. The Vikings were at first mysterious worriers and them became well known. So where did these mysterious warriors come from. They came from a place called Scandinavia. Scandinavia was built up of multiple countries like Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland. The word Viking means sea-raiders in scandinavian and they didn’t actually wear horns on their head, their helmet was round....   [tags: silver, precious items, fearless]

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The Awesome Timeline of Animation

- TV has been a part of our lives for many years. We see movies, shows, premiers and much more. But how do those bright colorful pictures appear on our screen. Animation is the answer. It has been around forever it seems like. What was before TV, what entertained the people of the past. When was the first step to television. How did animation begin. Let’s start at the very beginning. “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth”, and along with that he created Adam and Eve. After a few years, Indians and cave men, used cave paintings to tell stories of hunting and create the illusion of movement....   [tags: movies, shows, screen]

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Investing in Precious Metals

- Investing in gold or silver is a good way for many people to diversify their accounts. These are time tested treasured commodities. Gold was often used as money in ancient times. Later it was used as collateral for a nation's wealth. Silver was also used as money in the past. Today it is the most useful industrial commodity after petroleum. Physical gold and silver are limited resources. There is just enough investment grade gold for each living person to own just a third of an ounce. Investment grade silver is even rarer....   [tags: gold, silver]

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Golden Screen Cinemas Evaluation Website

- Overview Golden Screen Cinemas (GSC) is the largest chain of cinemas in Malaysia. The biggest cinema is located at Mid Valley Megamall. It houses 18 screen cinemas and has 2899 seats which are the largest in Malaysia. Back to the history, GSC was founded by the Ms.Koh Mei Lee in 1981 as a Golden Communication Circuit, while the other, Cathay is one of the oldest Cinemas in Malaysia. Golden Screen Cinema was founded in 1998 as a merger of Golden Communications (GC) Circuit and Cathay Cinemas. In Malaysia, there are 28 GSC cinemas with 238 screens as at 11 April 2013....   [tags: largest chain of cinemas in Malaysia]

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Most Helpful Element For a Community

- If I had to choose an element to bring to the moon it would be a element that can help and be beneficial to everyone in the community. Scientists need my help in planning and executing the first human-friendly community on the moon. Since the “bubble” In which humans can live on the earth is already created, we just need to decide which elements should be brought because of the limited room available on the shuttle. If i had to choose one element to bring to the moon, it would be an element that many people can find helpful , because it would have many uses and can be very beneficial to the citizens....   [tags: silver, element, mooon, gold]

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Khorassan Silver Inlaid Bronze Jug Made in East Iran

- ... Naskh and Kufic are scripts for the Arabic language. “The kufic around the mouth reads: li-sahibihi al-ajall al-akhass al-muqbil al-muhtaram sadid al-din rafa'(?) al-islam w'al-muslimin 'aziz al-muluk w'al-salatin (for its owner, the most glorious, the most excellent, the fortunate, the revered, [he who is] straight [in the path of] religion, .... of Islam and the believers, one who is dear to kings and sultans).” “karim al-'asr mushfiq al-khala'iq Jayshi (or Habashi) b. Muhammad Maman(?) bi-tarikh sha'ban sana ihda wa sittami'a(?)(the generous of the time, the friend of [all] men, Jayshi (or Habashi) son of Muhammad Maman dated in [the month of] Shaban, the year six hundred and one)....   [tags: ewer, insriptions, sultan]

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A Look At Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

- Scientific television shows are very popular now. The most popular of these shows is “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” This article will introduce you to the show and some of its main characters. This TV show continues some of the most popular movies in theatres such as those about “Thor”, “Captain America”, “The Incredible Hulk”, and “Iron Man” . These movies are about superheroes. Everyone knows and likes these movies. The first character is Agent Phil Coulson. He is the leader of this team and played by Clark Gregg....   [tags: super hero comics hit the screen]

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Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining

- “A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort." – Herm Albright. I believe that something good can come from anything. I just have to know where to look. Its the idea of the ”silver lining” or the virtue of perseverance. This philosophy I carry throughout my life. It is not to be said that things will fall into place. Work will need to be done to make things happen they way I want but they will happen as long as I do not give up....   [tags: Personal Experience]

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Varied Potentials of Aspergillus Species in Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles

- ... flavipes (MTCC 1990), A. brevipes (MTCC 1988), A. ochraceus (MTCC 1877) and A.versicolor (MTCC 1759), were obtained from the Microbial Type Culture Collection and Gene Bank, Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh, India, and were routinely maintained in the laboratory on PDA slants (pH 5.6) at 28 °C with regular sub-culturing on fresh media. The stock cultures (5 days old) were grown in Potato Dextrose Broth (PDB) at 28 °C on a rotary shaker (120 rpm) for 96 h. The biomass was harvested by filtration using Whatman filter paper No....   [tags: biomass, cultures, characteristics]

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The 1960's

- The 1960's The fifties was a learning year and the 60's became the time to express everything that they learned. The 60's was a time for new and innovative ways to entertain the people. Since the blacklisting continued in Hollywood, the making or films became very difficult to express. The restrictions, such as the production codes, kept the big corporations to produce films that had no interesting subjects. These films also had to be films that show no signs of communistic values. The film industry was failing to bring in the audience to the theaters....   [tags: Papers]

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The Core Six: Essential Strategies for Achieving Excellence

- The first book I read as part of my Capstone experience is The Core Six: Essential Strategies for Achieving Excellence written by Harvey F. Silver, R. Thomas Dewing, and Matthew J. Perini. In this book, the authors discuss 6 key strategies for teachers and educational leaders can use to better help students with the “demands of the Common Core.” (Silver, 2012) These strategies are designed to help students with the standards in English, Social Studies, Science, and any other technical subject in any educational level....   [tags: my Capstone experience, Silver, Dewing, Perini]

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Florence Mills a Pioneer of The Silver Screen

- Florence Mills a Pioneer of The Silver Screen Florence Mills never had a memorial in her own nation, but the tiny country of Grenada recently issued a stamp in her honor. It was part of a set as a tribute to pioneers of the silver screen. The stamp illustrated a poster from the Palace Theatre, the place to be for top vaudeville performances. Florence never actually made it to the big screen, but was the first black star, male or female, to headline at the Palace. Florence was born in January of 1896 in the slums of Washington, DC....   [tags: Papers]

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Screen Film vs. Digital Processing

- “X-rays were discovered in 1895 by Wilhelm Roentgen, a professor who was working on emissions from electric currents in vacuums. While working, he discovered a glow from the barium platinocyanide coated screen. He continued to experiment and landed the first Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901” (Bansal, 2006). Over the years, many improvements have been made to Roentgen’s discovery and radiography is offered in every hospital around the world. Nowadays, there are many different types of imaging we can do....   [tags: movie making options]

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The Permissable Nature of Cloning Illustrated in Jennifer and Rachel by ” Lee M. Silver

- ... Therefore, when considering cloning, reconsideration of the roles of relatives should be taken into account. According to Silver, William Safire, columnist of The New York Times, views cloning as a way of taking someone’s identicality away. The uniqueness of the cloned person would be lacking, thus evolution would be restricted. Silver says that Safire is wrong because evolution and the progress of mankind don’t intertwine, and is unpredictable. Safire, along with almost everyone, cannot prove arguments of religion because religion is simply not provable....   [tags: genetics, parents, reproduction]

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The Silver-tongued Rapist in Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita

- The Silver-tongued Rapist in Lolita   You can always count on a murderer for a fancy prose style. So says Humbert Humbert at the start of Lolita in his account to the "Ladies and gentlemen of the jury" (9). He refers to himself as a murderer (he is, after all, "guilty of killing Quilty"), not as a rapist, the far more serious offense Lolita levels at him. That I, and everyone else who reads the book, call Dolores Haze by the name "Lolita" demonstrates the efficacy of Humbert's fancy prose style - under the spell of his aesthetic mastery, we, the jury, must bend to his subjective vision through memory, and thus we see the twelve-year-old nymphet as Lolita, as she is in Humbert's ar...   [tags: Nabokov Lolita Essays]

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Literary Techniques in Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey

- ... Charlie starts of as a the model son, ever the obedient never to do anything wrong… to eventually losing his innocence and naivety and having a better understanding of what is right and what is wrong. “This is the first time I’ve ever dared to sneak away from home” “…Leaving Corrigan… maybe we could leave together…” Both quotes show the extent of Charlie’s change throughout the novel. Silvey also uses this element to successfully create empathy from the readers and make the book that much more brilliant....   [tags: language, characterization, mystery]

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Investigation of Techniques used by Gary Sininse to Interest His Audience in His Screen Adaptation of Of Mice and Men

- Investigation of Techniques used by Gary Sininse to Interest His Audience in His Screen Adaptation of Of Mice and Men When film makers adapt a novel for the screen, the director has to make some decisions. The director doesn't always follow the exact order of events from the adapted novel. For instance the director may modify the setting of the movie to generate a different mood which will capture the viewers mind and make them want to carry on watching the movie. In this film, 'Of Mice and Men' at the start the director applies a mid western American style theme, with the sun shining, and the sand and dust rising because of the horses racing through the village,...   [tags: Papers]

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What Makes An Artificial Stone?

- Cubic zirconia earrings Cubic zirconia is an artificial stone that is optically close to diamond .this makes it particularly hard for jewelers to strike the difference between the cubic zirconia with diamond using naked eyes. Cubic zirconia is virtually flawless unlike diamonds which have external blemishes and internal inclusions. From a coign of vantage, it is cheaper, optically flawless and can comes in a variety of different colors. Though heavier than diamond, it is extremely durable and equivalent to diamond on the clarity chart....   [tags: Jewellery, Gemstone, Silver, Cubic zirconia]

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The Screen Process For Volunteer Work At Brookdale

- The screen process for volunteer work at Brookdale took a week. The screening process consisted of a credit and criminal background test, an interview, and a drug test. I would have thought I was applying for a paid position. Volunteers also have to write a paragraph on why you would like to be a volunteer and your volunteer experience. I know the screen process is important, because it protect the rights and the safety of senior residents, so I was more than will to complete the process. On May 28th, 2016, I and five other volunteers showed up at Brookdale Lake Arlington nursing home and assistant living community....   [tags: Nursing home, Nursing, Care of residents]

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Case Of Baker Vs. Silver Oak Senior Living Management Co

- In the case of Baker vs. Silver Oak Senior Living Management Co., I rule in favor of Mrs. Kathy Baker on grounds of violation of the age discrimination act, employer retaliation, and medical leave harassment. In this case, I do not believe Silver Oak Senior Living Management Co. provided adequate reasons for termination of Mrs. Baker nor do I feel the company followed its disciplinary actions policy. As a judge, in this case, I would also like to state my disgust in the lack of professionalism from the top managers at Silver Oak Senior Living....   [tags: Employment, Age Discrimination in Employment Act]

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Movies On The Big Screen

- Have you ever stopped to take notice of how expensive it’s become to go on an outing to the movie theaters. How the tallest people always tend to sit in front of the shortest movie guests. How even when you try to beat those odds, and rent the movie from the Redbox to watch at home. You still wind up having to wait about six months to see the movie everyone has been talking about. If you haven’t experienced these particular troubles than your considered one of the lucky ones. Honestly, why can’t we go back in time and only pay a nickel to watch our favorite movies on the big screen....   [tags: Movie theater, Film, Popcorn, Movie projector]

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The Film Smoke Signals, Screen Written By Sherman Alexie

- The film Smoke Signals, screen written by Sherman Alexie, examines the small, ordinary Native American life of a boy that lives on the Coeur d’Alene Indian reservation with family problems. The story is set in 1998 but also has flashbacks throughout the lives of Thomas Builds-the-Fire and Victor Joseph. Both Victor and Thomas must go on a trip to take care of Victor’s father’s business since he has passed away. Victor and Thomas both must be saved from situations throughout the film. In the film, the theme of salvation preserves both Victor and Thomas from death and conserve Victor from living a life of hatred toward his father and others around him, which allows him to understand why his l...   [tags: Native Americans in the United States]

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A Home Security Screen Door

- Home security screen doors are designed to let you enjoy the feeling of fresh air, and cool breezes in summer, while maintaining the safety and security of a conventional locked door. But do they do the job. Many home security screen doors are easily compromised by a few swift kicks so it pays to do your homework when considering buying one. While all doors provide some form of security barrier, just because a product is marketed as a home security product it does not mean it is. In fact, when it comes to home security many doors marketed as "home security screens" fall way short of security industry standards....   [tags: Security, Physical security, National security]

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The Silver Oak Company Used Desperate Treatment

- It is very important for the employer to take the time to make sure that they are hiring the best person for the position. The company also has to look at whether the person is a fit for the position and what the employee will bring to the table. The Silver Oak Company used desperate treatment when it came to their applicants and the employees as well. The Silver Oak Company believed that if they hired young and vibrant employees, this would change their image. The company did not want to be seen as someone that hired only older people....   [tags: Bill Clinton, Employment]

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Is Looking At A Screen Really Worth Your Life?

- Is looking at a screen really worth your life. Taylor Sauer, an 18 year old young lady. Knew the danger of texting and driving. But moments later Taylor the Utah State University student. Was texting and driving and ended up slamming into a tanker truck going 80 mph, dying instantly. Her last texted was to her friend: “I can’t discuss this now. Driving and Facebooking is not safe. Haha” (Hosamsky). Too many kids are addicted to their cell phone devices. Getting addicted to cell phone devices can lead into a deadly situation....   [tags: Mobile phone, Text messaging, Cellular network]

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Silver Linings Playbook By Matthew Quick

- I decided to review “Silver Linings Playbook”, which is based on a romantic-comedy novel written by Matthew Quick. It was produced in 2012 by The Weinstein, starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence and Robert De Niro. This film, directed by David O. Russell, takes place in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where former teacher Pat Solitano Jr. (Bradley Cooper) is released after 8 months of hospitalization by his mother Delores (2012). Due to living with bipolar disorder with mood swings, Pat has anger outburst if not managed properly....   [tags: Bipolar disorder, Mania, Body dysmorphic disorder]

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Effects Of Excessive Screen Based Behavior And The Presence Of Chronic Conditions

- As technology becomes more and more integrated with our everyday lives, many people are beginning to notice addictive behavior towards the internet, computers, cellphones, and gaming consoles. In the article, “Screen-based behavior in school-aged children with long-term illness” Daniela Husarova, Andrea Madarasova Geckova, Lukas Blinka, Anna Sevcikova, Jitse P van Dijk, and Sijmen A. Reijneveld, discuss a research study to determine the relationship between excessive screen based behavior and the presence of chronic conditions in children....   [tags: Internet, History of the Internet, Asthma]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Silver Linings Playbook '

- Silver Linings Playbook does a great job of showing the realities of bipolar disorder in all of its glory. Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder involving periods of incapacitating depression, with periods of extreme euphoria and excitement. The movie portrays this disorder by showing all of Pat and Tiffany’s angry and violent manic episodes, Pat’s obsession with getting his wife back, and their other manic tendencies. Pat has several manic episodes that are expressed by angry outbreaks, or meltdowns....   [tags: Bipolar disorder, Mania, Psychosis]

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Discussion of the View that Violence on Screen Can Cause Violence in Society

- Discussion of the View that Violence on Screen Can Cause Violence in Society The screening of violence and the effects it has on the media ahs been a controversial issue for a long time. Many researches have been carried out to prove or disprove the hypothesis that violence in the media can cause violence in society and as a result many theories have been formed. A theory that supports this hypothesis is the Hypodermic syringe model developed by Vance Packard in 1957 and a reflection of the popular belief at the era....   [tags: Papers]

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Cyberbullying Needs to Stop Now

- Cyberbullying is an important issue and is underestimated it needs to be brought to light just how severe of an effect it has on teens. Not many realize what it does. Bullying that takes place in schools is much different than cyberbullying. Most of the time it is girls while boys tend to bully at school girls tend to cyber bully. Most students say it is easier to cyberbully than bully at school. “Somedays I am afraid to open my laptop or check my phone.” That was said by a teenage cyber bullying victim....   [tags: pain, hiding behind a screen, victims]

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Analysis Of The Novel ' Silver Sparrow '

- Relationships are often difficult and messy, especially in the world Tayari Jones presents in her 2011 novel Silver Sparrow, chronicling the lives of the two daughters of bigamist father James Witherspoon. Jones depicts the complicated the world of Dana Yarboro the secret daughter, her father’s attempts to hide her from the prying view of the world and her refusal to stay hidden. While Chaurisse Witherspoon the public daughter James proudly presents to the world for all to see, enjoys the luxury of suburban life....   [tags: Family, Interpersonal relationship, Sibling]

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Understanding Capacitive Touch Screens

- Understanding Capacitive Touch Screens Since Apple released the first generation iPhone on June 29, 2007(Honan, Mathew, "Apple unveils iPhone", 2007), the way of using handphone started to change .The biggest change is a handphone could control a big touch screen without using a pen on it. Touch screen interfaces are effective in many other appliances as well, like tablets, laptop and TVs which influences the technological researches in recent 5-6 years. The objective of this essay is to briefly explain the principals involved in the working of capacitive touch technology .The main focus will be on the basics of what is contained inside a capacitive touch screen and what the features are a...   [tags: iPhone, touche technology]

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The Rating of Television Shows

- Many people watch television to be informed about what’s going on in the world, for entertainment purposes, to let time go by, and entertainment for children to learn from educated channels. But not many find only television as a source they use the internet when not near a television. Just in the past three decades television has changed. There were always different classifications and regulations associated with television way back when, and the government changes the classifications as they see fit....   [tags: small screen entertainment]

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Between the Lines of Technology: The Smartphone

- Most adults and teenagers in today’s age own a smartphone. Smartphone’s are recent products of modern day technological advancement. Before smartphones were cell phones which quickly gained popularity in the several years fallowing the new millennium. They unfortunately were extremely limited to low quality calls and texting. This was a huge milestone when it comes to technology but within a decade these phones began to be choked out of existence to be replaced with smartphones. These new devices commonly feature touch screens, voice controls, texting, calling, GPS systems, internet connectivity, and so much more....   [tags: devices, social, individual, screen]

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Car Checker Android Application: An Evaluation of the Final Purposed User Interface

- Introduction The current user interface of the Car Checker Android Application was built from hours of application prototypes of the user interface, and also from hours of usability testing of the application user interface. This paper will discuss the current design and the purpose of the Car Checker Android Application, how the current application evolved from a paper prototype to a computer prototype, the design principles is the application user interface based off of, and the strengths and weaknesses of the current user interface....   [tags: features, interface, screen]

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Cyber Security : Is No Silver Bullet For Cybersecurity?

- For Airports, There is No Silver Bullet for Cybersecurity Cyber security has become the most pressing, yet most misunderstood, segments in IT. While advances in technology have allowed organizations to reduce the number of threats that get through, the damage caused by cyber attacks continues to increase. Further, complicating this, the amount of devices and systems that connect to networks is expected to increase by 200% by 2020 (Moor Insights & Strategy). Within an airport’s infrastructure “Cyber” typically covers various solutions from IT networks, computers, servers, industrial control systems (ICS), HVAC metering & monitoring, lighting, access control, passenger screening, closed circ...   [tags: Security, Computer security, National security]

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The Development of Photography

- “Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.” as said by Matt Hardy. Throughout history, photography has continued to piece together the elements of art through the lens a camera. Photography has given everyone the chance to become an artist by capturing light. The 21st century would not be the same without the ability to capture memories that can be held for a lifetime. Today, anyone is able to see the rest of the world that they have never traveled to, never seen, or never even heard of due to the photography that has established and shaped our culture....   [tags: silver, camera obscura, pentaprism]

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Reflection of the IFFK

- It speaks volumes of my love of cinema that despite being a ‘Trivandrumite’, this was my maiden experience of IFFK. My movie-watching is mostly confined to mainstream Malayalam movies, and the odd Hollywood flick I happen to catch on TV. And hence, I was at a loss to choose the right films to watch at the fest, eventually deciding to watch movies at random and at theatres that are convenient to reach and less crowded. In the end I managed to watch only ten films, a measly number when put against the numbers stacked up by most of the festival goers....   [tags: film festival, screen, theater]

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Considerations When Purchasing a Notebook Computer

- Purchasing a Notebook Computer Thinking of purchasing a new computer. If portability is a factor, then a notebook may be the way to go, versus buying a desktop computer. There are many things to consider when choosing that perfect notebook or laptop computer. It can be especially confusing if one isn’t technologically savvy, or has been out of the loop for a while. What are some of the important things to consider when purchase a laptop or notebook. We will take a look at size considerations, cost, choosing useful features, and a few other things that will help make purchasing a notebook easier....   [tags: weight, screen, accessories]

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Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining

- My mind was all muddled up and everything went topsy-turvy inside it. Yet, I remained still and silent. No one would ever imagine how I was feeling. There wasn't the cool atmosphere around me, nor the usual tranquility outside. My heart was pounding fast. I could hear the voice of my doctor saying that I had cancer and I could only live for a month. My heart was simply ripped apart. I could not believe it at first, but I knew I had to. After all these wonderful years and enthralling moments, I finally have to face God's greatest challenge....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Video Games and Child Aggression

- In video games today players can go completely off story line and massacre if they choose to. For example in the new game Grand Theft Auto VI, a player is allowed to kill, out run cops, and steal, almost all the missions themselves are based on violence. Video games are harmful to young children because studies show that children that play more violent video games have a higher risk of being aggressive towards others. Children do not yet understand the harm of these video games. At a young age, what children see and observe influence them....   [tags: violence on the screen and behavior]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Silver Linings Playbook '

- The psychological disorder that was illustrated in the movie Silver Linings Playbook is bipolar disorder. The main character is Pat Solitano and he was diagnosed with bipolar disorder when he nearly beat his wife’s lover to death. As the movie goes on we are also introduced to Tiffany who seems just as “crazy” as Pat, but amazingly she helps him control his episodes through dancing. According to the DSM-5, a book published by the American Psychiatric Association, which helps psychologists diagnose a person with a mental illness, Pat does somewhat reach abnormality....   [tags: Bipolar disorder, Mania, Hypomania, Psychology]

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The Silver Metal Lover

- The Silver Metal Lover The story is set in the future when robots are developed. These robots are not only used for labour purposes, but also used for entertainment. A special series of robots are designed to entertain people. They are the Golders, who are the dancers, the Coppers, who are the actors and the Silvers who are the musicians. When Jane first saw one of the Silvers, she was enamored with the robot's perfection. She sold all her belongings in order to own him. To Jane, he is no longer a robot but a real human and a wonderful lover....   [tags: Papers]

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Selecting the Right Laptop for You

- Purchasing a Laptop (Notebook) Computer Buying a computer can be fun, expensive, and a complex process. Today’s generation, everyone wants a laptop computer with the best performance, but many will ask themselves, what about cost. How big of a screen should I get. Will it be too big or too small. How many ports do I need. What operating system do I need. Should I get a touch screen. What about internet. Do I need to buy software. When buying a laptop computer you should consider first, what am I going to be using it for....   [tags: computer, screen, networking]

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Analysis Of The New Iphone 7, By Danah Boyd And Don 't Limit Your Teen 's Screen Time

- Too Much. With the announcement of the new iPhone 7, and the continued release of new features and accessories, technological involvement in everyday lives is only increasing, and parents are still stuck in the past with their technological restrictions. In the news articles Blame Society, Not the Screen Time by Danah Boyd and Don’t Limit Your Teen’s Screen Time by Chris Bergman, both authors express their thoughts on this generation’s teenager’s use of technology and why guardians should allow their kids to utilize the internet....   [tags: Rhetoric, Appeal, Audience theory, Logos]

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Graduation Speech : High School

- In high school, I was the man with the set-in-stone life plan. I was so confident, that I knew I didn’t need a Plan B. Or so I thought. Looking back now, what I mistook for confidence was actually foolishness. I’m still paying the price of not having a Plan B then. I saw my plan as a foolproof plan. It was rather simple; it was a 4 part plan. Part 1, was graduate high school with high enough marks to guarantee me admission to the college I chose for Part 2 of my plan. Part 2, was earn a degree in diesel mechanics....   [tags: High school, Debut albums, Screen-printing]

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The Poem Steps Harvey Silver

- Born November 6, 1929, Harvey Silver was always a unique man. As a child he attended many different schools in New York such as James Monroe HS and Theodore Roosevelt HS. Soon after graduating, Harvey served in the US Army Medical Corps from 1947-1948. After serving, he traveled to Israel and worked on a kibbutz in the Ngev for a year. Silver published his first poem in the 1950s and started living the way he would the rest of his life-Through poetry and art. In 1958, his poem entitled, “Steps” was put in an issue of Yugen Magazine....   [tags: poet, artist, unique]

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Why Azayia Can Be Beneficial For Uk Consumers?

- Why AZAYIA can be very beneficial for UK consumers. Azayia could be the only e-commerce website that allows the UK shopper to set their own price for the item they want to buy. It is a simple platform that attracts both buyers and sellers. Buyers get an opportunity to buy their favourite products at the prices they want; sellers are able sell their merchandise in larger amounts. If you want to save money and still take home the items you want, shop with Azayia today. There are many benefits that the UK consumers should expect from Azayia....   [tags: Money, Sales, Jewellery, Silver]

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Journey Into the Mind of Marilyn Monroe

- Watching Marilyn Monroe as she moves across the large silver screen with her signature sensual grace in the 1961 film The Misfits, it is hard to believe that by this point in her career, she had lost virtually all sway over her impulsivity. Her day to day existence had become a series of endless crises that grew more frantic and destructive. She was in a desperate and losing struggle within herself. In retrospect, the wrenching dilemmas she faced off the set gave her portrayal of Roslyn a surreal if not convincing quality that provoked familiar feelings of pity, tenderness, and compassion....   [tags: Biography]

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Holography: From Physics to The Big Screen

- The technical evolution of film industry is one notable feature of modern civilization. The innovation of combining motion pictures with recorded sound. Black-and-white film gradually replaced by the colour motion picture film and the visual effect involve the integration of live-action footage and computer generated imagery to create a scenes which look realistic, but would be dangerous, costly or impossible to be recorded and the popularization of three-dimensional cinema. The developments of technique contribute the film industry to get closer to people’s perception, however, in the real life....   [tags: Cinematography]

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If You Are Alive, Then You Are Surrounded by Math

- “Don’t Stare at a Blank Screen” is an activity that encourages the brainstorming of all ideas—regardless of whether or not they are good. The authors of The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking argue that this is a worthwhile activity because they believe that bad ideas are better than no ideas at all. A student organization that I am a part of has taken a negative turn this year and I decided to use this activity to brainstorm ways to fix the organization so that it does not run itself into the ground....   [tags: Don't Stare at a Blank Screen]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Silver Linings Playbook '

- Silver Linings Playbook Imagine, every day a person struggles with controlling untypical behavior caused by some sort of psychiatric disorder. For many, this is not imaginative this is reality. The character Pat in the movie Silver Linings Playbook, is a great example of someone who struggles daily to control their untypical behavior. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder also known as OCD, is a disorder commonly misunderstood and can be misused in social context. Most people do not understand this disorder and most people use this disorder to discriminate against those struggling from it....   [tags: Mental disorder, Body dysmorphic disorder]

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The At The Blank Laptop Screen Before Me

- Gazing at the blank laptop screen before me, I could practically feel the fibers of the muscles within my eyes strain to maintain focus. The late night creaks and thuds of the house settling echoed loudly; you could virtually feel the darkness of the other rooms looming just outside the windows and doorways that adjoined my workroom. I glanced, again at the time in the bottom corner of the screen. 11:23 PM. Almost another day done. After a particularly long and taxing Monday at the elementary school within which I worked as a special education paraeducator, I now sat perched before my computer, my fingers tentatively poised over the keys in another pause in the writing flow, which was one of...   [tags: Writing, Communication, Literacy, Writing system]

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Cell Phone Use Hurts Parent-Child Bonding

- Most people over the age of forty know life without a cell phone, have survived, and thrived. However, today parents are too busy talking or texting on the cell phone and ignoring their children. Distracted parents are to blame for many near drownings and injuries at home, because they were so deep in conversation. Children are deliberately misbehaving to get their parents’ attention. Obviously, as soon as an infant is born bonding begins between baby and parents. Before babies can talk, adults speak to them, and the infants imitate their parents....   [tags: cell-phone-screen, social media, behaviors]

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The Silver Streak Racing Team is Made Up of All Girls

- A girl that races!. Many men are convinced its a joke, but Silver Streak Racing is a nearly all woman team. With Taylor Arneson as their first driver. Taylor races in the NHRA, National Hot Rod Association, with her sister, Tracy, who also races, her mom who is the team “supervisor” and her dad, who they call “Head Wrench”, is the mechanic for the team. Taylor started racing last year and won two complete races, which earned her enough points to win the championship in her class, which is called Street Trophy....   [tags: National Hot Rod Association]

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Magnetic Induction Solar Screen – Ultrathin (MISS-U) Charger

- Introduction It is definitely true that smart phones are the evolutionary products in the world. As they usually have high-resolution screens, many advanced functions, multiple communication modes and interfaces. It is not surprise that the power consumption of them is much higher than the traditional phones. However, the demand of smart phones is far above the growth of battery capacity. Thus, it is a great opportunity for mobile phone producers to prolong the usage time of smart phone without affecting the performance of smart phones and user experience....   [tags: prolonging battery life, cell phones]

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Student Self Reporting Is Best Way For Screen For Students With Ebd

- Student-Self reporting is the best way to screen for students with EBD. These are considered very accurate, an optimal method for gathering information about the student, especially with internalizing symptoms and the questionnaires are low cost and easy to hand to a large number of students in a short amount of time. This tends to be more accurate since “youth generally unlikely to spontaneously disclose symptoms associated with behavioral and emotional risk to parents and teachers.”(Raines) Once Jim has been identified as needing extra help the question then becomes what to do to help him succeed personally and academically....   [tags: Mobile device, Personal digital assistant]

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The Issue Of Teenage Screen Time Is A Good Or Bad Thing

- With the announcement of the new iPhone 7, and the continued release of new features and accessories, technological involvement in everyday lives is only increasing, and the continued technology use by young adults is only increasing. On the debate of teenage screen time, the debtors believe in one of either two conjectures, whether increased screen time is a good or bad thing. The debaters in the New York Times debate series “Teens Hooked on Screens” include, Danah Boyd, Chris Bergman, Brendesha Tynes, Marc Potenza, and Kimberly Young....   [tags: Technology, Internet, Addiction, Argument]

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Screen Adaptations of Classic Literature Should Always Remain True to The Details of The Original Novel.

- There are many issues involved with adapting a classic novel for the small screen, but probably the most important of these is the degree of loyalty the adaptation should make with the original novel. For a director it is almost impossible to remain perfectly loyal to the novel. For instance,around the time of the first director, David Lean, filmmaking had not advanced to such a stage for it to be possible to, as shown in the book, animate the roots of a tree to look like dead people’s hands. Another problem in directly adapting the novel is that there is simply not enough time to include all the details of a book into a small length of time....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Art History: Khorassan Silver Inlaid Bronze Jug

- In the East Iranian World a piece titled Bronze ewer inlaid with silver (Inv. No. LNS 118M), also called Khorassan Silver Inlaid Bronze Jug, was made in March – April 1205. As you look at the ewer, if you don’t know what an ewer is, you obliviously release it as just a jug like it says in the other title, Khorassan Silver Inlaid Bronze Jug. The ewer is about 9¼ in. (23.1cm.) high. Like the title says, the ewer is bronze and inlaid with silver. It looks very old because you can see that most of the bronze has turned green over the years, just like most bronze objects do if not well taken care of....   [tags: arabic language, iranian world]

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