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An Uncanny Similarity

- An uncanny similarity is that both ladies resorted to fantasizing about a better situation in order to cope with their real lives. Precious used to daydream about a better life where she had a constant companion who loved her and people generally treated her better while miss AZ often dreamed of running away with her siblings and growing breasts so that she could feed her youngest sister. Psychologists explain that victims who resort to these escapist fantasies are those who have given up hope that things might get better thus are at the bottom emotionally....   [tags: Child abuse, Psychological abuse, Physical abuse]

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Phonological Similarity of Word Lengths

- Word length effect is the finding that the longer the words are that people need to remember, the fewer they can remember (Baddeley, Thompaon & Buchanan, 1975). In our research findings, there are three hypotheses; including letters that sound similar will be remembered worse than words sound dissimilar. Long words are remembered worse than short words. With long words presumably being more subject to error than are short words. Longer words are assumed to take more time to articulate, hence allowing a greater degree of forgetting, either from trace decay or from interference (Baddeley, 2001)....   [tags: long words]

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Market Commonality and Resource Similarity

- Market Commonality and Resource Similarity Google is a very unique organization within the technology industry. Its primary operation revolves around internet search databases and advertising. Nearly all of its revenue is derived from advertising, and it dominates the internet search market with 70% of worldwide usage (Archer, Dunphy, Carter, Ludwick, Nosack & Qadeer, 2013). This does not mean that it does not offer other products or services though. Nor does it mean that competition isn’t trying to aggressively attack Google’s dominant position....   [tags: google, internet content]

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Fractals: How They Are Self-Similarity

- ... He saw mathematical equations as pictures in his head. After teaching in France for a time, he went and worked for IBM. There was an issue with transmitting data over phone lines and decided to plot the noise data. The graph was the same regardless if the time interval was a minute an hour, a day or even a week. Benoit Mandelbrot was one of the first to start experimenting with fractals. He created a set of numbers now known as the Mandelbrot set by using a computer to run an equation millions of times and turned the numbers into points on the graph....   [tags: nature, program, data, create]

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Relationship and Attraction: The Attraction-Similarity Model

- According to an MSNBC survey, 53% of single people find a great smile to be the most attractive feature in a potential mate. Another percentage of single people surveyed that flattery is the best was to attract someone (Dating/Relationship Statistics). Psychologists at the University of Pennsylvania studied data from over 10,000 speed daters and found that most people make a decision regarding a person’s attraction within three seconds of meeting (Penn New ). Whether it is the friends we choose or our romantic partners there is something that attracts us to the other person in these relationships....   [tags: agreeableness, openness, potential mate]

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The Similarity of Cambridge to Central Ilford

- The Similarity of Cambridge to Central Ilford The aim of this chapter is to outline and discuss the similarities between two urban areas, Central Ilford and Cambridge, so that a greater understanding of City Centres can be achieved. It will test the hypothesis, not all town and city centres are the same. Results from geographical skills will be used to complete the task.. An environmental survey, questionnaire, land use survey will be carried out for Ilford to compare different aspects....   [tags: Papers]

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Shakespeare and Similarity of Gender Roles

- Shakespeare and Similarity of Gender Roles #2 Shakespeare, although historically gender biased, can be charged with giving both males and females similar characteristic traits within his plays. This can best be proven using the comparison of Portia from the “Merchant of Venice” to King Henry from “Henry V”. These two characters, barring gender, show common traits throughout both of these plays. They are also set into similar situations, such as marital issues, prank playing, and the use of disguises....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Industrial Relations to Human Resource Management: Disparity and Similarity

- ... Within labor relationship, PM can be seen as customary notion (pluralist), simultaneous bargaining, yet low commitment or trust, opposite with HRM (commitment, individual and unitarist). Related with management, the role of PM as professional not widely integrated upon base management. Other distinctions based on Guest (1987) lies on control system (PM use external, HRM apply individual control), organization form (PM as centralised organization, HRM more flexible), assessment requirement (PM emphasize on cost reduction, whilst HRM accentuate in human resource utilization)....   [tags: labor, negotiation, role, aspects]

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Similarity and Its Connection to the Strength, Success, and Overall Happiness of Interpersonal Relatonships

- Similarity and Its Connection to the Strength, Success, and Overall Happiness of Interpersonal Relationships Since time immemorial, social interactions, and the subsequent relationships that bloom from them, have been often explained by the old adage “Birds of a feather flock together”. This refers to a fact of simple human nature: we are most attracted to things that share traits with us. For example, those with a penchant for thrill-seeking behavior and activities will not be attracted to a person of shrewish nature....   [tags: Self-Trancendence, Self-Enhancement, Honesty]

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The Similarity of Bollywood Films to High Concept American Films

- The Similarity of Bollywood Films to High Concept American Films The term “high concept” is used to describe a script or film that a person can easily understand after hearing just a few words, it also means a film which is high budget and attracts a mass audience. To be high concept the film needs to appeal to young and old audiences to do this it needs to include aspects such as “fear”, “loneliness”, ”family” and “lost love.” Bollywood films appeal to most of the Asian culture and religions (Hindu, Muslim, and Buddhist) the most common language being Hindi, spoken by 40% of Asians so Bollywood films are usually spoken in Hindi....   [tags: Papers]

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I Chose Someone Who I Was A Mini Replica Of Because

- Circles Comparison Discovering my circle and helping my Mom discover her circle made me realize that most often we have more support than we think. When you take the time to sit down on decipher through all your friends and family it’s amazing how much social support we forget we have. However, who is in the circle can vary between person to person. I chose someone who I thought I was a mini replica of because I wanted to find out hidden differences and similarities. My Mom’s circle of intimacy is very small it includes my Dad, my sister, , myself, and her Dad, Lawrence, and our family dog, Oreo....   [tags: Family, Mother, Difference, Similarity]

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Batesian Mimicry in Hoverflies (Syrphidae): How Closely do they Resemble their Hymenopteran Models

- Batesian mimicry occurs in many Hoverfly species to protect them from various predators. However, the degree to which the mimic varies depending on the species of hoverfly and who their model is. The mimics of bumblebees are typically perceived as perfect mimics while those of honeybee and wasp may be called ‘poor’ mimics. It is thought that natural selection would have further improved the mimetic similarity of these species; however this is not the case. This has resulted in the evolution of ‘imperfect’ mimicry, which many researchers say may not even be mimics at all....   [tags: evolution, behavioral similarity]

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Analysis Of ' A & P ' By John Updike

- Maciej Szwoch Sandra Beuchamp Com 102 5/9/2016 title The environment of the modern day grocery store can be quite stressful. It is here, that people truly show their disposition. Its almost like the act of standing behind people equally as frustrated is a form of torture, and only then does the truth come out. The truth is, most people live boring lives, and this chore puts an emphasis on boredom. Most people tend to forget about one thing during this grueling experience, and that is the employee....   [tags: Antagonist, Protagonist, Similarity, 2016]

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Comparing Differnet Acts of Shakespearian Plays: Romeo and Juliet and Midsummer Night´s Dream

- ... These Acts actually have little in common with each other except for the fact that in both Act one of each play the two main characters are introduced into the actual play. And a ruler has also been introduced into the story that has decreed death onto someone. This is easily shown in Act 1, scene 1, lines 92-93 when the Prince says, “ If ever you disturb the our streets again, your lives shall pay the forfeit of the peace. ” Also in MSND it is well shown in Act 1, scene 1, when King Theseus says, “ Either to die the death, or to abjure for ever society of men....   [tags: lovers, brawl, bond, similarity]

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The Personality Of An Individual

- The personality of an individual and many other aspects of their life are integrated into their lifestyle as they grew up under the guidance of their parents. Some say that a person is born twice; once under the wings and guidance of their parents, and again when they themselves have children. In a lot of cases it is an arduous adventure, being a parent and in many ways, life changing. The difficulties that come to a parent or parents do not only arrive from the direct disturbances the offspring creates, but also knowing the fact that the way in which they act, punish, and teach will forever affect the life of that child....   [tags: Mother, Parent, Father, Similarity]

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Analysis Of ' On Being A Cripple `` By Nancy Mairs And The Second One

- When it comes to homeless or people who have a disability they are quickly to be judge by others. What if people waited before judging and they were in their shoes for a day. The stories that caught my eye and analyzed were “On Being a Cripple” by Nancy Mairs and the second one was “On Dumpster Diving” by Lars Eighner. The first story is on a woman who is disabled but likes to use the word “cripple” to describe herself. The second story is about a man who has to survive out in the streets but has interesting facts about different foods....   [tags: Difference, Similarity, Differences, Short story]

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Comparison of High and Low Similarity Verbal Learning Retention in College Students

- Comparison of High and Low Similarity Verbal Learning Retention in College Students Method Participants The participants were 1 white male and 1 black female ages 21 and 26, respectively. The male participant, who was tested with the High Similarity (HS) condition, knew four languages (Russian, Polish, French and English). The female participant, tested with the Low Similarity (LS) condition, knew two languages (English and French). Although both participants were college students, they varied in the number of years they had been in school, the male was an undergraduate junior and the female was working on her second bachelors....   [tags: Papers]

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The Lesson And Sonny 's Blues By Toni Cade Bambara

- Many stories today have similar characteristics. While reading “the Lesson” and “Sonny’s Blues” it is clear that the stories are alike in several ways. I wondered how two separate stories written by two different authors could be so parallel, so I did some research on the authors. While researching I found out that the author of “The Lesson”, Toni Cade Bambara, was born in Harlem just like the main character, Sylvia, in her story. In an interview, Bambara talked about women in her neighborhood that influenced her literature....   [tags: Difference, Short story, Similarity, Protagonist]

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The Importance Of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde

- Three hundred years ago A Midsummer-Night 's Dream written by William Shakespeare was printed in 1600. In this love sonnet Shakespeare compares his one and only love to a summer 's day, and he talks about the beauty of the two and their similarities. Everything in this world is connected in one way or another, it 's all entangled, and thus it gives a chance for there to be similarities; and two seemingly opposites such as, love and war, may have more in common than what we might have initially thought....   [tags: Marriage, Love, William Shakespeare, Similarity]

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Comparing the Similarity in Themes in Alex Garland's The Beach and William Golding's Lord of the Flies

- Comparing the Similarity in Themes in Alex Garland's The Beach and William Golding's Lord of the Flies There are a number of themes which are common to The Beach by Alex Garland and Lord of the Flies by William Golding. Four of these themes will be reviewed in this essay by comparing the characters and the events which occur. The themes are, first, isolation, which is developed in both books relatively near the beginning of each. Secondly, the fact that things are not as they seem, for example, "The vicious morning sun," and, "the desire to squeeze and hurt was over-mastering," from The Beach and Lord of the Flies respectively....   [tags: Papers]

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Character Similarity in Shakespeare's King Lear

- There are billions of people in the entire world, however, chances such as certain individual shares the same personality, height, or hobbies of other people who live in the opposite extreme of the globe is ultimately bizarre. In a similar idea, a William Shakespeare’s play, entitled King Lear demonstrates the similarities of people, particularly through the work of relativeness that runs in blood. The play revolves around King Lear and his three daughters, along with a parallel sub-plot of Gloucester and his two sons....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Betrayal]

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Why Similarity Doesn't Mean Equality

- ... Bears and huskies would be superior, but this alienates birds, reptiles and humans. If we digress to physical skill: if it is speed the peregrine falcon comes as the dominant species. When you get down to it, one of the real difficulties is comparing species against one another. Take apples and oranges for example, both have value but determining which is superior is difficult. They differ from one another in various respects, not least of which is in their textures, taste, shape, pollination pattern and juices....   [tags: species, superiority, egalitarianism ]

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Ernest Hemmingway's Soldier's Home Similarity to Reality

- Ernest Hemmingway’s “Soldier’s Home” illustrates how a World War I veteran deals with reintegration into society. “Soldier’s Home” is a prime example of how a young man’s aspirations in life are altered by war. Most soldiers’ current and past have seen how their return from war is problematic and challenging. As a current deployed U.S. Army soldier, I appreciate, admire, and respect the personal strife of the soldiers before me. My fellow brothers and sisters in arms have laid the groundwork with their blood, sweat, and tears for veteran’s benefits and assistance programs which now all American servicemen and women will receive....   [tags: historic analysis, PTSD]

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Similarity of Themes in Homer's The Odyssey, Tennyson’s Ulysses, and Cavafy’s Ithaca

- The Odyssey: A Timeless Classic Homer’s The Odyssey has taught numerous lessons that simply cannot be expressed through mere words. The Odyssey portrays a mortal man’s struggle among strangers, monsters, and women in his attempt to return home after fighting in the Trojan War. Through Odysseus’s episodes, readers can relate to their own struggles in life and how these experiences shape who they become. Two poets who have encompassed this theme of learning from one’s struggle include Constantine Cavafy and Alfred Lord Tennyson....   [tags: journey, spiritual, temptations]

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Wangari Maathai's Unbowed

- ... I found that in Unbowed, Maathai also draws many comparisons to fellow Noble Peace Prize winner and leader, Nelson Mandela. Like Mandela, she was looking to accomplish many of the same things he was trying to accomplish in South Africa. Wangari Maathai fought for a real democracy for Kenya. Like Mandela she was fighting for what was in the best interest for her country, even if it meant being jailed like Mandela was in 1962. (Mandela pg.294) Mandela was the first democratic President of South Africa....   [tags: character analysi, similarity to Gandhi]

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Identifying and Preventing Weaknesses in Software Programs

- Test case similarity based fuzzing Information technology is growing rapidly. Along with the rapid advancements, a large number of software security violations are taking place, which are causing an overwhelming impact on the organizations and the individuals. In the past few years many methods have been proposed to identify and prevent weaknesses in software programs. “Fuzzing was first proposed by Miller et.al in the year 1990 to detect software vulnerabilities” (Zhang, Liu, Lei, Kung, Csallner, Nystrom & Wang, 2012, p.102)....   [tags: information technology, fuzzing]

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Attitudes and their Influence on Physical Attraction

- ... In their results, similarity wasn’t considered significant but implied evaluation was and in the Byrne, London, Reeves, similarity and implied evaluation were both overwhelmingly significant. The differences in these two studies ended up being the measurement of similarity. Knowing this, Insko, Thompson, Stroebe, Shaud, Pinner, and Layton set out to improve these 2 previous studies by hypothesizing that there is an interaction between similarity and implied evaluation participant opinion (Insko, Thompson, Stroebe, Shaud, Pinner, & Layton, 1971, p....   [tags: appearance, judge, magnetism]

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Curse of Dimensionality Makes CBIR System is Necessary for Storage and Retrieval

- ... Here, a new candidate mark is compared with existing marks for trademark image searching (Wei et al., 2009; Phan and Androutsos, 2010) or a hidden secret image is compared to identify the intellectual owners for copyright mark searching (Zhang and Ye, 2009). CBIR systems belonging to this category include TRADEMARK (Kato, 1992), STAR (Wu et al., 1996) and ARTISAN (Eakins et al., 1998). • Architectural and Engineering Design Architectural and Engineering design share a number of common features like the use of stylized 2D and 3D models to represent design objects (Khokher and Talwar, 2012)....   [tags: analysis, database, crime prevention]

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Comparing The Woods On A Snowy Evening And The Raven By Edgar Allen Poe

- Robert Frost and Edgar Allen Poe two amazing poets, who created many well-written poems, two examples are “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening”, by Robert Frost and “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe. These two poems have many differences and similarities between them. A big difference between Frost and Poe is there back ground, but this is also a similarity, how they took their real life situations and turned them into poetry. Then, their life situations made tone in “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening” and “The Raven” completely different....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Poetry, Difference]

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Robert Frost And Edgar Allen Poe

- Robert Frost and Edgar Allen Poe Robert Frost and Edgar Allen Poe two amazing poets, who created many well written poems, for instance “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening”, by Robert Frost and “The Raven” by Edgar Allen Poe. These two poems have many differences and similarities between them. A big difference between Frost and Poe is there back ground but this is also a similarity, how they took their real life situations and turned them into poetry....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Poetry, Difference]

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Facial Image Processing

- Abstract Various applications have been proposed in the field of facial image processing throughout the last forty years or so, among which are face recognition, face detection, gender/age classification, facial expression, etc. However, no application related to the identification of similarity between family members has been introduced yet. This paper is the first experience, which considers this phenomenon and proposes a framework for clustering similar family members. Three features include: “The Whole Face,” “The Facial Feature Perimeters” and “The Ratio between Facial Features” have been used....   [tags: Medical Science]

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The Anxiety/Uncertainty Management Theory

- The Anxiety/Uncertainty Management Theory According to William B. Gudykunst in his article "A Model of Uncertainty Reduction in Intercultural Encounters," the uncertainty reduction theory explains initial interactions between two strangers from the same culture. Studies, however, suggest this theory can also be extended to interpersonal communication between two people from different cultures. Uncertainty refers to how well you can accurately predict how strangers will behave during their initial interaction and the ability to explain the strangers' behavior....   [tags: Anxiety Uncertainty Management Theory]

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Different Approaches for Modeling Textual Entailment

- Different approaches for modeling textual entailment have been suggested in the literature. These approaches ranging from shallow approaches like measuring lexical overlap to syntactic parsing and the WordNet relations’ utilization (Bar-Haim et al., 2006b). Most of these approaches apply lexical matching. Some of the approaches represent the text snippets (T and H) as dependency (or syntactic) tree before apply an actual task. Other systems, for solving the T-H entailment problems use the semantic relation such as logical inference....   [tags: Information Technology]

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Globalization Has Changed Organizational Behavior

- In this paper, we would compare and contrast two countries Turkey and U.S.A according to practices of organizational behavior. First of all, I would to speak about globalization because globalization has affected organizational behavior. We speak over fifty years about globalization. What is it globalization and what is the relationship between globalization and organizational behavior. Globalization is the integration of international market and other cultures with global economy. There is no board and businesses are across the world so that the relationship between cultures, society, politics and business are affected each other....   [tags: Leadership, Motivation, Culture, Individualism]

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Blackberry Breeders have Implement Morphological Marker-assisted Selection

- Blackberry breeders have implement morphological marker-assisted selection for thornlessness using Rubus L, which trigger development of molecular marker for blackberry cultivation. However, no genetic map and molecular marker exist for cultivation purpose. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to develop genetic map, molecular markers, or first blackberry expressed sequence tag (EST) library. The newly release of two blackberry (Rubus L) cultivars with new trait, primocane fruiting has the potential to expand the industry by combining primocane fruiting with useful trait such as thornlessness....   [tags: EST sequence, blackberry cultivars, rna]

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Comparing Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela

- Thesis: Actions, beliefs, and patience are characteristics that are comparable in both the lives of Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela. I. Martin Luther King Jr. and Nelson Mandela performed similar actions in their lives. A. In 1955, Martin Luther King, Jr., fought for the civil rights of the black population in America. B. Similarly, in South Africa, Nelson Mandela fought for the freedom of blacks from apartheid. II. Another similarity between King and Mandela is that they had the same beliefs....   [tags: compare contrast essays]

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Intercultural Communication Is The Active Possession

- Intercultural Communication is a communication between groups of people or individuals whose language and culture is different. communication means the relationship between people through language, and intercultural mean the relationship between people of different cultures. "Intercultural communication is identified as both a concept and a competence. Intercultural competence is the active possession by individuals of the qualities which contribute to effective intercultural communication and can be defined in terms of three primary attributes: knowledge, skills and attitudes....   [tags: Culture, Cross-cultural communication]

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Advanced Technologies in Ancient China and Egypt

- Egypt is a place where the climate is dry and hot with little rainfall and most areas of Egypt is covered up by a desert. However, the Nile River that runs across Egypt flooded every year so that the Egyptians were able to build up their crops to build food surpluses. On the other hand, China contained deserts, forests, and mountains and many of the Chinese adapted to the environment by building up irrigation systems, fishing, and building up crops. Although Ancient Egypt and Ancient China stood in two different places, their technology in mostly industrial, agriculture, and weapons had similarities and differences....   [tags: paper, agriculture ]

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The Analysis of the Human Fingerprints

- ... In addition, fingerprints are left on surfaces because of the combination of the ridges in your skin and the natural oils and sweat produced on your skin. Secretions from your sweat glands leave varying amounts of oils and salts on the skin. When your finger comes into contact with any surface, these secretions, along with the ridges on your fingerprint, produce a mirror image of the fingerprint on the surface on the object that you touch. However, this is only the first step in the process that is fingerprint analysis....   [tags: basal, layer, surfaces, crime, investigation]

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Empiricist Views on the Innateness Hypothesis

- Empiricist Views on the Innateness Hypothesis Barbiero, in his note on framing the innateness hypothesis, mentions that "to frame the innateness question is to attempt to distinguish among the different constraints and mechanisms that can be attributed to the human biological endowment for language". In this note, I follow up on Barbiero's proposal by discussing empiricist views, mainly Quinean views, on the innate learning mechanisms that enable children to acquire not only the semantics but also the syntax of their language....   [tags: Philosophy Philosophical Papers]

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How Representative Are Social Media Datasets of the True Population: A Case for London

- 1. Introduction The study of personal names offers valuable insight into the structure and dynamic of human populations (Longley et al 2011). The belief being that personal names offer a strong indicator of their bearer’s cultural, ethnic and linguistic characteristics (Mateos et al. 2011). The utility of this information inherent within personal names has led to the development of the World Names Database (WND: http://worldnames.publicprofiler.org/); a synthesis of National Census and Telephone Directory data for twenty-six countries across four continents accounting for approximately 2 billion of the Earth’s population....   [tags: world name database]

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Theories on the Relationship bewteen Freedom of Speech, Expression and Democracy

- Theories on the relationship between freedom of speech, expression and democracy can be critically assessed through the comparative and contrasting of Alexander Meiklejohn (1948) and Jürgen Habermas’s (1964) views in their published works. ‘The Town hall’ theory as outlined by Meiklejohn (1948, p.22) and ‘The Public Sphere’ theory as outlined by Habermas (1964, p.49) have similarities in relation to expression and democracy such as the mutual agreement they have on realizing you cannot achieve democracy unless all individuals are valued as equals....   [tags: Alexander Meiklejohn, Jurgen Habermas]

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Allah : A Christian Response, Writing As And For Christians

- In the book of Allah: A Christian response, writing as and for Christians, Miroslav Volf addresses what Christian perspective is regarding the God of Muslims in the Qur’an. In the majority of the book, he principally argues that called to love God and neighbors by the same God, Christians and Muslims believe in the same God, who is only one Creator. What Miroslav Volf has a contentious argument is that Muslims and Christians do worship the same God, revealing that God, who is love, commands that people love their neighbors....   [tags: Islam, Christianity, Trinity, God]

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Smart Phishing Url Detection Using Association Rule Mininga Seminar Report

- Intelligent phishing url detection using association rule miningA seminar report submittedtoMANIPAL UNIVERSITYFor Partial Ful llment of the Requirement for theAward of the DegreeofBachelor of TechnologyinInformation TechnologybyHriddhi DeyReg. No. 130911388September 2016 AbstractPhishing is an online criminal act that occurs when a malicious webpage im-personates as legitimate webpage so as to acquire sensitive information from theuser. Phishing attack continues to pose a serious risk for web users and annoyingthreat within the eld of electronic commerce....   [tags: World Wide Web, Web page, Web search engine]

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Social Media Impact on Online Consumer Behavior

- Discussion First the results of this study indicate that brand awareness (H1) has a significant influence on the purchase intention of online shoppers. Specifically this means that when people consider buying a product or service online, they would prefer a brand which has been advertized and they know about it. Nevertheless, brand awareness is likely to be a leading factor in the search for information stage in the online pre-purchase process. In this also called consideration stage (David Court, 2009), the largest number of brands takes place, but since today’s customers are awash in choices, it is eventually reduced based on other factors....   [tags: Brand Awareness, eWOM]

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Visualization Of Genomic Dna And Pcr

- RESULTS Visualization of genomic DNA and PCR fragments in electrophoresis. To isolate genomic DNA from different bacterial cultures addition of enzymes was necessary to degrade the amino acid (RNA), proteins, and denature the cell. Briefly, DNA was isolated from four different bacterial types Rhodobacter sphaeroides 2.4.1, Rhodobacter sphaeroides 17029, Rhodopseudomonas palustris BisB5, and Escherichia coli. Agorose gel electrophoresis was performed to verify the presence of genomic DNA from the four different bacterial types (Fig....   [tags: DNA, Protein, Amino acid, Gene]

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Robert Creeley : Similarities And Differences

- Poetry by Robert Creeley: Similarities and Differences Robert Creeley, a famous American poet, lived from 1926 to 2005. Creeley was normally associated as a Black Mountain poet because that is where he taught, and spent most of his career. Throughout his life, Creeley wrote many different pieces of poetry. Four great poems by Robert Creeley are, “For Love”, “Oh No”, “The Mirror”, and “The Rain”. The poem “For Love”,was written by Creeley for his wife. In this poem Creeley explains, the love someone has for another person, and how complicated it is making his life because the person doesn’t know how to explain their love....   [tags: Poetry, Meaning of life, Difference]

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Second And Third Language Acquisition

- Second and third language acquisition are distinct processes which are strongly influenced by the similarity a known language has to the linguistic typology of the language being acquired. Research into multilingualism has shown that complex sociolinguistic and individual factors aside, the cognitive aspect of acquiring an additional language is facilitated by increased metalinguistic awareness and learning experience. Therefore, this essay argues that in a majority of cases trilingualism is easier to accomplish than bilingualism....   [tags: Linguistics, Second language, Multilingualism]

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Case Based Reasoning

- Introduction Medical and medication errors and adverse events are well known issues in the health care industry, regardless of country. Errors are either the correct implementation of the wrong procedure or the wrong implementation of the correct procedure (IOM, 1999 pp23-25). Adverse events are considered unintended injuries and/or harm that are caused to the patient but not necessarily due to human error. This proposal will present a technical solution, using case based reasoning, to help prevent the occurrence of errors, thus reduce adverse events, and to make suggestions to the line staff as to what to do when such an event or error happens....   [tags: Medical Science]

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Analysis Power of Computers

- Abstract— This paper introduces the first framework for clustering similar members of a family. Three features include "The Whole Face", "The Facial Features Perimeter" and "The Ratio between Facial Features" has been used. A color base method is utilized for face localization, an anthropometric based method is used for features perimeter extraction and finally a geometric feature extraction method is applied to locate the exact point of features. After extraction of features, Eigen-features of them are obtained....   [tags: Computer Technology]

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Comparing The Sniper and Ambush

- Comparing The Sniper and Ambush There are many similarities and differences between the two short stories The Sniper and Ambush. Both short stories have very interesting settings that take place in different places. Ambush and The Sniper also have very similar characters but with very different outlooks and feelings. The two short stories have very intriguing but very similar themes. The settings in the short stories The Sniper and Ambush are very different but have a few similarities....   [tags: Papers]

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RFLPs OF THE MITOCHONDRIAL GENE COI: A STRATEGY TO IDENTIFY SPECIMENS OF HAWKSBILL TURTLES Eretmochelys imbricata (Cheloniidae

- Introduction The hawksbill turtle Eretemochelys imbricata circumtropical is a species associated with coral reefs and other coastal habitats of the Atlantic Ocean, in the Colombian Caribbean. During their life cycle, the turtles migrate thousands of miles, traveling regularly to the high seas and territorial waters of different countries. Due to human pressures, bycatch in fishing gear industry, demand for the shell and the plaston for its handicrafts, the marketing of eggs, meat, oil and habitat degradation have made this species is critically endangered with extinction (IUCN, 1994)....   [tags: Ecology]

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The American Revolution And American Civil War

- The American Revolution and the American Civil War questioned the integrity and outlook of the men and women that encompassed the North American continent. There was a significance in difference between even the most basic aspects of both wars which include the style of battle that was conducted, variation in armory and defense tactics, and the number of casualties. One similarity is probably the cause of both wars which involved the preservation of the current system of government and remain unified....   [tags: United States, American Revolution]

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The Formation of Relationships

- The Formation of Relationships Attraction can be defined as an individual's tendency to evaluate someone in a positive way. Attraction is a multifactorial emotion. That is, several factors have an influence on interpersonal attraction. Four main explanations have been developed to account for why we develop particular relationships. Proximity - this is the single most important predictor in who we will develop relationships with, and is termed the 'propinquity effect'. We develop a certain familiarity with people we see regularly, which is positive, in that it allows us to get to know more about their behaviour....   [tags: Papers]

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Effects of Familiarity with Category Members and Young Children’s Age on Inductive Inferences Within Natural Kinds

- Induction is an important cognitive ability in which inferences extend knowledge beyond the available information (Farrar, Raney, & Boyer, 1992). For instance, knowing an object belongs to a specific category can lead to beliefs that it shares additional properties with other category members. This can be crucial to learning and interacting with the world around us and can be considered one of the most basic functions of living creatures. Induction appears early in development (Sloutsky, Kloos, & Fisher, 2007)....   [tags: Research Proposal ]

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Devotions by John Donne and They Are My Friends by Margaret Atwood

- So similar and yet so different, is the perfect way to describe the two literacy pieces, “Devotions” by John Donne and “They Are My Friends” by Margaret Atwood. “They Are My Friends” is a story that revolves around the protagonist and her friends, and the author uses this friendship to convey a message to the reader, that centers on being alone. “Devotions” is a quote that discusses about mankind as a whole, and the values of being surrounded by people who care, by using countries as metaphors. These two literacy pieces discuss about similar topics, which contradict and support each other in certain aspects....   [tags: literary piece comparison]

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Edgar Allan Poe 's ' The Masque Of The Red Death '

- Edgar Allan Poe Similarity Essay Edgar Allan Poe 's Stories can be considered very similar. The reason for this is because many of Poe 's experiences have influenced the stories. One life event that influenced these stories is the death of a family member. Poe lost his mother, his foster mother, and his wife Virginia all to tuberculosis. Another reasons Poe 's works are so dark is because Poe had his father abandon him and his foster father disliked him. Poe lived from January 19, 1809, to October 7, 1849....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, The Cask of Amontillado]

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Analysis Of The Book ' Management Fundamentals ' By Robert Lussier

- During the first and second week of class we learned Chapter 1 from our textbook “Management Fundamentals” by Robert Lussier. And during our fourth week of class we read from our second book that we have for the class which is “Simply Managing” by Henry Mintzberg. While reading both of these I have found things that were similar between the two and things that were also different. In this paper I am going to talk about the things that I have found. Mintzberg uses a variety of different ways to describe managing....   [tags: Management, Leadership, Control]

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Weiss And Lowenthal 's Study Of Individuals Perceptions Of Friendship

- Weiss and Lowenthal’s study of individuals’ perceptions of friendship as they vary in age reveals that there are a certain factors that are generally consistent amongst friend groups. These factors can be sectioned off into either a biologically basis, a situational basis, or a personal qualities basis. The biological factors would include: being around the same age, as well as being the same sex, and race. The situational factors that are largely considered influencers in the value of a friendship generally revolve around the sharing of: interests, experiences, activities, and the ability to feel comfortable talking with one another....   [tags: Interpersonal relationship, Psychology]

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Comparison of the Fukushima and the Chernobyl Nuclear Disasters

- Taking a quick look at the Fukushima and Chernobyl nuclear disasters, it may appear that they were the same situation and that history had repeated itself but the two disasters were very different. The Fukushima nuclear disaster took place on March 11th, 2011 in Fukushima, Japan. After the disaster occurred, the government left the issue to the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the owner of the plant. However, recently there was an increase in the amount of leaks from the power plant so the government decided to take charge....   [tags: Japanese Government, Technology]

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Similarities and Causes for Unfamilirity between Christianity and Islam

- ... The three consubstantial expressions of God, including the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, are fundamental aspects of faith for the vast majority of Christian denominations but nevertheless conflicts with the Islamic concept of monotheism. While this is an example of a difference in religious opinions rather than a similarity, it is important to understand and allows an opportunity for me to offer my own brief perspective on the matter. Without digressing too much from the topic at hand, my personal persuasion is that the disagreement in monotheistic definitions stems from theological semantics and should not tarnish the perception each faith has regarding the other....   [tags: comparative religion]

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The Epic of Gilgamesh versus The Book of Mark

- In The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Book of Mark, both written by unknown authors, Gilgamesh and Jesus are similarly unstable throughout all aspects of their lives. Gilgamesh and Jesus share the similar personality trait of arrogance. They are very full of themselves and their actions reflect this. A second similarity is Gilgamesh and Jesus face a lot of problems with impulse control. A third similarity of unstableness is Gilgamesh and Jesus are always in need of a companion to help boost their egos....   [tags: unstable lifestyle, character comparison]

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Comparing The Tell Tale Heart And The Black Cat

- Compare and contrast of “The Tell Tale Heart” and “The Black Cat” The two short stories of “The Tell Tale Heart” and “The Black cat” by renowned author Edgar Allen Poe exemplifies the darkness of what a person can succumb to in certain situations. Both of these marvels share important realizations of thought and subconscious guilt’s. These short stories are used as an example of how two different people in two different situations can have the same reaction in the way of killing someone without remorse....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Short story, Protagonist]

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The Tell Tale Heart And The Black Cat

- The two short stories of “The Tell Tale Heart” and “The Black cat” by acclaimed author Edgar Allen Poe are a great example of what exemplifies the darkness a person can succumb to in certain situations. Both of these marvels share important realizations of thought and subconscious guilt’s to which are used as an example of how two different people in two different situations can have the same outcome in the way of committing murder. Anger and hatred become major factors in simultaneous tells. Thus, the topic for this discussion is to present the similarities and differences of these two short stories....   [tags: Edgar Allan Poe, Short story, The Tell-Tale Heart]

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Vladimir Putin, The President Of The Russian Federation

- The U.S. has always had an awkward relationship with the Eurasian country of Russia in the past, so when the leader of that nation personally addressed the American people, many (Americans) were indeed caught off guard. The land of the free never hesitates when it comes to lending other nations a helping hand, but when it comes to the Syrian government, the citizens don’t exactly appreciate their efforts. Vladimir Putin, the elected President of the Russian Federation, published an article through the New York Times stating his opinions regarding the United States’ involvement with the Syrian civil war....   [tags: United States, Russia, Vladimir Putin]

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Comparing The Birth Of Jesus And Other Divine

- There are many similarities when comparing the birth stories of Jesus with the birth stories of other divine men such as; revealing visions, ruling authority threatened, having a divine father, showing an increase of wisdom beyond years, and fulfilling a destined role; but this essay will cover only two of them. The many similarities in the stories of Jesus and other divine men such as revealing visions and ruling authority threatened helped to prove the divinity of Jesus by allowing ancient readers to connect Jesus with other divine men....   [tags: Jesus, Gospel of Matthew, Judaism, Christianity]

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Evidence to Support Darwin’s Theory of Evolution

- There are many reasons why people should believe in Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. One of the more compelling reasons is the anatomical similarities between different species. Still another reason to accept Darwin’s Theory is the geographic distribution of species, meaning that certain plants and animals have evolved in specific ways to meet the needs of their isolated environments. Another reason to support the theory of evolution is the fossil record of change over time throughout earlier species....   [tags: Argumentative Essays]

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The Mongol Empire and the Persian Empire

- Throughout time, many civilizations have been noted as ‘great’ pertaining to not only the characteristics of their leaders, but also by how well they spread and influence other nations. The Mongol and Achaemenid (Early Persian) empire are two empires that held a significant amount of power during their time period. There were many different religions practiced in the civilizations, and the practice and tolerance of religion is an important aspect to the power of a nation. The Mongol empire and the Achaemenid empire are two empires that are considerably different in regards to their belief systems that were practiced and the motivation behind their religious tolerance, but share a similarity...   [tags: religion, holy, power]

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Student Body Racial Proportions On Their Advertising

- I think Universities misrepresent the actual student body racial proportions on their advertising to sell the school and its environment. The idea being, indicating that regardless of once race or background, you will be comfortable and fit right in. A great case in point is the photoshopped image of Diallo Shabazz. According to NPR.org - A Campus More Colorful Than Reality: Beware That College Brochure (http://www.npr.org/2013/12/29/257765543/a-campus-more-colorful-than-reality-beware-that-college-brochure), The University of Wisconsin photoshopped the image of Diallo Shabazz in an admissions booklet....   [tags: Education, University, Interpersonal attraction]

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The Ethical Outrage Surrounding Milgram 's Obedience

- In 1963, Stanley Milgram a renowned social psychologist, published his study in obedience to authority which, although important in terms of understanding human behaviour, raised many ethical issues. This study was replicated in 2006 by Mel Slater et al. but as a consequence of the ethical outrage surrounding Milgram’s obedience study, it was not possible to completely replicate it. Through examination of the similarities and differences of both studies, this paper will demonstrate that the Slater et al....   [tags: Psychology, Stanford prison experiment, Behavior]

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The Paradigms of Face Recognition Systems

- No previous work has been reported on any aspects of similarity recognition in images of family faces. However, it is appropriate to review research on face recognition, as many of the issues encountered in our problem are similar to those encountered in related problems. Face recognition systems has been carried out in two distinct paradigms. In the first paradigm researchers first extract facial features such as the eyes, nose, etc., then they utilize clustering/classification algorithms to recognition....   [tags: technology]

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Similarities of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity

- Similarities of Judaism, Islam and Christianity There are many religions today that people worship and adapt into their daily lives are their creed. Some may have a lot of gods, while some only have one god. But three of these religions are considered as the major religion practiced by most people in the world today. Although different in some senses in terms of history and other teachings, they all have things in common that most of their followers do not seem to realize. The similarities are very important to understand each religion better and be able to determine which parts they vary....   [tags: Monotheism, Literature]

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Similarities between Obama and Bush Administrations

- I certainly agree, to some degree, that both administrations are quite similar in some respects to the characterization that is being put forth. However, it would suffice to say that they are not absolutely continuations of Bush 43’s policies but rather amplification in some matters and a complete change in others. On the use of drones, NYT’s Peter M. Singer (“Do Drones Undermine Democracy?”) makes the comprehensive argument that the use of drones goes against the how wars are meant to be fought—human participation....   [tags: American politics and policies]

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Life Events That Changed Her Life

- Summary After interviewing my grandmother, I asked her which three life events were the most important to her and why. The first, would be taking the trip to Tennessee when she was nineteen years old. This trip was an important event in her life because she met her future husband (Ronnie), my grandfather on this trip. They got engaged and were married a few months later, when they were both twenty. Her life was changed by this event because not only did she meet her future husband, but after meeting him she never went back to Oregon....   [tags: Family, Grandparent, High school, Marriage]

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Pressure Peer and Agressive Behavior

- Friendships are the closest relationships that children have with individuals of their own age (Berndt) and establishing positive relationships with peers is seen as a vitally important developmental task during childhood (Sroufe and Rutter, 1984). Piaget (1932/1965) argued that close peer relationships were essential for the development of morality and the influence exercised on children by their peers has long been recognised. Bronfenbrenner (1970) argued that peer pressure leads to antisocial behaviour by adolescents, including the expression of aggressive behaviours....   [tags: friendship, relationships, childhood]

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The Crucible By Arthur Miller

- The Crucible by Arthur Miller is a masterpiece of its time, not only because of its compelling ideas and relative historical accuracy, but also because of its uncanny ability to draw its readers and viewers to the edge of their seats… and further. Written to point out the evil and perversion embodied in the McCarthy trials of his time, Arthur Miller uses the Salem Witch Trials as a powerful parallel. The Salem Witch Trials occurred in Salem Massachusetts, from 1692 to 1693, in the course of which over 200 people were falsely convicted of witchcraft, and 20 were hanged for refusing to “confess.” It was a grim time ruled by hysteria, as fear became the driving force of the leadership and led...   [tags: Salem witch trials, The Crucible, Salem]

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Laertes, Claudius, and Fortinbras as Foils of Hamlet

- Laertes, Claudius, and Fortinbras as Foils of Hamlet        In Shakespeare's play, Hamlet, the young Prince Hamlet must deal with murder, corruption and incest. The foils to Prince Hamlet, give the reader a basis to summarize his character within the play. Such foils include Laertes, son of Polonius, Claudius, current king of Denmark and stepfather of Hamlet, and Fortinbras, the prince of Norway.       The first foil or character that sets off Hamlet, in the play is Laertes. After King Hamlet's death, he, along with Prince Hamlet, return to Denmark for the funeral services....   [tags: Free Shakespeare Essays]

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Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

- ... They both find comfort in the beauty of nature and develop a strong relationship with their natural surroundings. The monster is forced to go live in the mountains and woods, since he is not welcomed in towns and villages due to his frightening and hideous appearance. Nature is the only place that the monster is accepted and not judged, and it soon becomes his only form of happiness and his comfort. The monster feels the woods is the only place he fits in. Victor uses nature to escape his problems and rest his thoughts....   [tags: novel analysis]

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Face Recognition

- Over the last thirty years or so, face recognition is an active research area in computer vision and one of the most successful applications of image analysis and understanding. Different algorithms have been proposed by researchers for solving this problem and many of them are considered as the state of the art. Nowadays, the face recognition problem is not only important in the research area, but it is vital in the commercial applications. A general statement of the face recognition problem can be formulated as follows: Given still or video images of a scene, identify or verify one or more persons in the scene using a stored database of faces....   [tags: Computer Technology]

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Comparison of Emily Dickinson’s: I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died, and Because I Could Not Stop for Death

- Emily Dickinson, a poet that was never truly heard until after death. Life is not always what you think it will be and sometimes your words are worth more after your gone. “I heard a Fly buzz – when I died,” and “Because I could not stop for Death” both poems engrossed on the subject of death. It is ironic and humorous; that after her death is when people began to read her poetry. Emily Dickinson was somewhat of a hermit so many people had not read her poetry until long after it was wrote; for she did not publish it herself....   [tags: rhyme, tone, irony]

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