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The String Theory in The Elegant Universe by Brian Greene

- The string theory means that everything exists because of Planck vibrating strings; these strings are the source of every object in the universe, including the unknown. This theory also speculates whether or not other dimensions and parallel universes exist. In The Elegant Universe, Brian Greene explains the different concepts of the string theory and its origins. Among these are the the theory of dimensions, parallel universes, and the origin of the universe. The string theory is an interesting theory because it contributes the the idea that there are many things in the universe that are yet to be discovered....   [tags: String, Cosmic, Dimensions]

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Evaluation of Books on String Theory

- A String Method Book Evaluation Three different methods books; “Muller Rusch String Method,” “Action with Strings,” and “ Essential Elements for strings,” revealed three very different approaches to learning. The influence of time is greatly noticeable in comparing and contrasting these three approaches. “Essential Elements for Strings” was published in 1994 and the other two books in the 1960’s. After many years of studying education the approach to teaching students how to play an instrument has greatly improved....   [tags: String Method Theory Music]

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The String Theory

- Sub-atomic particles, known as quarks, electrons, photons, and neutrinos were strewn across expanding space. Equal amounts of matter and antimatter particles began to collide and annihilate each other. Gravity, strong and weak nuclear forces, and electromagnetic forces soon came into play. As the universe started to cool, fundamental particles called quarks began to smash together forming protons and neutrons. They, in turn, merged to create the nuclei of simple elements, beginning with hydrogen, helium, and lithium....   [tags: Creation, Anti-matter, Physics]

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String Theory

- What is string theory and what does it mean for human kind. String theory is a theory that seeks to unify the four forces of nature and explain the origins of our universe. Before the string theory, it was impossible to combine the theories of General Relativity and Quantum Mechanics. By using tiny vibrating strings of energy that are 10-33 m in length, scientists can create all the fundamental particles we’ve started to find using particle accelerators. Then, using these particles they can try to unite the two different theories and create a universe that is perhaps, more perfect than the Standard Model will allow....   [tags: Physics Essays]

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String Bikini

- String Bikini 350-500 Rudi Gernreich, a clothes designer originally from Vienna, is accredited for inventing the string bikini in 1974. They became all the rage in Brazil, but gained wider popularity in the United States in the early 1990s. Bridgett Bardot, a French actress from the 1960’s sported this charming type of bikini with abandon, while songs like “Itty Bitty String Bikini” attributed to the swimwear’s success. They are a more revealing version of the standard bikini. There are now popular spin-offs like the V and C-string, and T-Backs....   [tags: Fashion]

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The String Quartets by Ludwig Van Beethoven

- The string quartets of Ludwig Van Beethoven were written over a long period of his life, stretching from 1799 to 1826. The tragedies that occurred throughout Beethoven’s life did not stop him from writing these seventeen masterpieces. The string quartets can be divided into three periods; early middle and late with the first six quartets of Op. 18 marking his ‘early’ works. As Beethoven’s writing began to flourish with creativity and imagination, he wrote the ‘Rasumovsky’ quartets that mark the ‘middle’ period in his career....   [tags: masterpieces, melodic expression]

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Review Of ' String Quartet ' By Franz Schubert

- ... For the greater part of his life, Schubert struggled financially to support himself and his musical career. Schubert was and is still to this day considered a musical genius but during this time period there were many other great composers to share the limelight with. Schubert was known for canceling concerts because people would laugh at the music he had composed. This may be the reason that his music is considered more dark and serious. Now, his compositions are considered classical and contemporary....   [tags: Music, Chamber music, Cello, Ludwig van Beethoven]

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Hofstra University Choir and String Orchestra

- The Hofstra University Choir and String Orchestra put on a fabulous holiday concert in the John Cranford Adams Playhouse on December 10th, 2013. The concert featured works by Felix Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, and Anton Arensky, just to name a few. The holiday spirit was exuded through the concert hall and audience members left in awe of the talent that Hofstra University fosters. One of the composers included in the concert was Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847). Felix was born in the German city of Hamburg to the Jewish family of Leah Salomon and Abraham Mendelssohn, who was a wealthy banker....   [tags: music, choral music, concert, compostion]

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Catalog of DIESEL String Functions

- Catalog of DIESEL String Functions Status retrieval, computation, and display are performed by DIESEL functions. The available functions are described in the table. Note: All functions have a limit of 10 parameters, including the function name itself. If this limit is exceeded, you get a DIESEL error message. + (addition) Returns the sum of the numbers val1, val2, ..., val9. $(+, val1 [, val2, ..., val9] ) If the current thickness is set to 5, the following DIESEL string returns 15. $(+, $(getvar,thickness),10) - (subtraction) Returns the result of subtracting the numbers val2 through val9 from val1....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Orion String Quartet and Nash Ensemble: A Concert Review

- “Mozart for Four Mozart: String Quartet in F Major, K 590 Mozart: Piano Quartet No. 1 in G Minor, K 478 Performed by the Orion String Quartet and the Nash Ensemble” (gardnermuseum.org) For the purposes of this assignment I choose this particular concert because I find Mozart’s music to be intellectual and engaging, requiring deep concentration and an open mind to be able the comprehend the depth of his musical visions. In this paper a will attempt to explore the qualities I like and dislike in the pieces presented in this concert and endeavor to analyze the “Piano Quartet No....   [tags: Music]

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Child Protection Efforts By Veronica String Boag

- ... Strong-Boag mentions that the good-news and only the successful stories of adoption gain more recognition as they are better known and understood than the ones that are repetitively in and out of adoption centers. This is challenged as the issues that Canada has been facing with providing care fro children who cannot be raised by their own families comes to comes to light and showcased to readers. Examples include gender influences in shaping options and children being judged, neglected, and abused....   [tags: Foster care, Family, Child protection]

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The String Around My Finger

- The String Around My Finger I work in a restaurant as a waitress and several days ago a co-worker of mine had to leave work. His ex-wife had called to tell him that their daughter had been rushed to the hospital because of a bicycling accident. He wasn't sure quite what to do. He'd talked to me before he asked the manager for permission to leave. He doubted that it was serious enough to get permission and asked whether or not I thought he should try. I told him that he had to go, and that I thought it was very important that he and his ex-wife be by her side especially considering their recent divorce....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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The Ending Notes Of A Piece She Played On The String Bass

- ... "That was beautiful. So beautiful," he said, his voice dramatically hoarse, "You are the epitome of being young. A prime role model to follow!" The guy rambled on and on, praising Casey highly too much for his liking. His enthusiasm was nothing more than annoying buzzes of a fly. If only he was a fly to be swatted. He didn 't pay much attention to the dark-haired 's words until the atmosphere changed dramatically. The dark-haired 's finger was up, and in a booming voice, he said, "You are going to become my disciple!" Uh, what....   [tags: Fuck, Profanity, Motherfucker, Seven dirty words]

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Haiti's Bad String of Events

- My name is Michel Martelly, and I am the president of Haiti, one of the most underdeveloped and poor countries in the entire world. Through all our attempts throughout the years to help our citizens and develop our industries and economy, it was stalled when we experienced one of the worst earthquakes in recorded history. The earthquake killed 300,000 people and sent our already impoverished country into even deeper poverty. It was documented businesses. Our GDP fluctuates but is always hovering around $8 billion United States dollars, which for a country of our population equates to about 800 dollars per person....   [tags: one of the poorest nations in the world]

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String Theory

- String theory is defined by Merriam-Webster as, “A physical theory in which one-dimensional loops travel through space and also merge and lyse as time elapses. This is in contrast to ordinary quantum field theory, which predicts point particles that emit and absorb each other. String theory is a candidate for a Theory of Everything.” String theory would solve the long fight between Einstein’s theory of relativity and Quantum Physics. String theory proclaims that everything in our universe, from stars and suns to apples and atoms, is made up of incredibly small particles called strings....   [tags: essays research papers]

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String Theory

- INTRODUCTION This document is for persons who have received their graduate degree in theoretical physics and are looking to make their way into the concentration of superstring theory, and what postgraduate mathematics courses are required to do so. Supersting theory is one of the latest forms of theoretical physics and a popular topic with today’s society. However, because of the highly advanced nature of the mathematics involved with Supersting theory, two postgraduate forms of mathematics are required in order to be on the leading edge of work in this field....   [tags: essays research papers]

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String Theory

- Special Relativity The speed of light is the speed limit for the universe. Light travels at the same speed regardless of relative position. When applied to Newtonian physics, it provided new relativistic formulas for motion. 4 Quantum Theory Hot objects emit electromagnetic radiation. If the energy carried off by radiation is added together, the total energy produced is calculated to be infinite. Max Planck deduced that if energy was emitted in discrete packets, quanta, it would be a finite quanity of energy....   [tags: physics]

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Hanging by a String

- Pumped arms. Sketchy gear placement. Relying on a nine and a half millimeter rope to save your life in case of a fall. Your face cooking in the hot summer sun as sweat drips down your brow. Success is just one move away. You reach, performing a two handed dyno. The chalk cakes your hand as you desperately try to grab on to that bomber hold. Failure. You don’t reach high enough and your hands slip and putting you in a free fall, as you hold your breath. Six meters of weightlessness followed by an enormous jerk between your legs....   [tags: Personal Experience, Autobiography]

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Most Famous Work and the People Who Discovered Them

- ... In the early 1990’s Edward Witten and other string theory physicists discovered a new theory that unified all five string theories before it, this new theory also stated that there were not 6 dimensions as previously stated, but 11. This revolutionized the string theory because it was able to unify all theories in one single equation, which is shown below. This was also the first time the string theory had been proven mathematically. Witten presented this theory that he called the M-theory at USC in 1995....   [tags: string theory, chromodynamics, hierarchy ]

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The Physics of a Guitar

- Introduction: The guitar is a typical string instrument, whose physics are similar to many other string instruments. The main parts consist of the body, the neck, the bridge, the tuning pegs, the sound hole, and the strings. An electric guitar lacks the sound hole and instead relies on an amp for amplification. The physics of a guitar involves sound waves, how they are amplified, and how they travel. Strings: The vibration of the strings of a guitar causes the sound wave, but is not actually what you are hearing....   [tags: music, string instruments, vibration]

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The Physics and Science of the Violoncello

- ... The top and back parts of the cello are usually hand-carved. The sides are formed by heating up the wood and bending them. The body of the cello has two wide bouts at the top and bottom, and two C bouts at the middle. A bridge and two f-holes are in place below the middle part. The top and back parts of the cello has purfling- a decorative border inlay. However, purfling is not just decoration; it is used to protect the instrument from cracks. Because of playing, traveling, and/or the weather, the cello may form cracks around the rim, but the pufling helps the crack spreading further to the top or the back....   [tags: cello, string, instrument, construction]

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Edward Witten's Work Led to a Revolution

- ... in physics in 1976 under David Gross,[4] the 2004 Nobel laureate in Physics. He held a fellowship at Harvard University (1976–77), was a junior fellow in the Harvard Society of Fellows (1977–80), and held a MacArthur Foundation fellowship (1982). Research[edit] Fields medal work[edit] Witten was awarded the Fields Medal by the International Mathematical Union in 1990, becoming the first physicist to win the prize. In a written address to the ICM, Michael Atiyah said of Witten,[1] Although he is definitely a physicist (as his list of publications clearly shows) his command of mathematics is rivaled by few mathematicians, and his ability to interpret physical ideas in mathematical form is...   [tags: string theory, dualities]

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The Musical Instrument Of An Instrument

- ... My life began to revolve around playing the violin and becoming a better violinist. Nothing was able to compare to the nostalgic feeling of playing and performing together in an orchestra with all the other stringed instruments. Every summer after my third-grade year, I attended summer school music programs that were taught by well-known high school teachers in my area and occasionally some professional music directors. While attending these summer programs, I decided that learning how to play other instruments was something that I undoubtedly wanted to accomplish....   [tags: Musical instrument, Music, String instrument]

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The Black Holes : A Black Hole

- ... But the object passing through the black hole will seem as if time would be of minutes. If a black hole slows time down, then at this point it could possibly be used for traveling to different periods of time, allowing us to travel in the future. That is probably the most sought after achievement in the history of scientific research. The theory on general relativity provides a way to possibly travel backwards in time. Provided by a black hole through certain unusual scenarios. Although it’s mostly read about in books, since time is known to be physically impossible to repeat....   [tags: General relativity, Physics, Space, String theory]

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Orchestra

- An orchestra is an organized body of bowed string instruments, with more than one player to a part, to which may be added wind and percussion instruments.In the Greek theater the term denoted the semi-circular space in front of the stage where the chorus sang and danced; in the Roman theater is was reserved for the Senators' seats, Throughout the years the size and strength of orchestras across the world have varied. In the mid-18th century the orchestra of the Berlin Opera had 12 violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, and 3 double basses; 4 flutes, 4 oboes, and pairs of bassoons and horns....   [tags: String Instruments]

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Destiny, Fate, Free Will and Free Choice in Oedipus the King - A Puppet on a String

- Oedipus – A Puppet on a String Gather closer around the fire, children; tonight is the night I tell my tale, of queens and kings, huge she-monsters and evil gods. You all know that story, the story of Oedipus, the man doomed to kill his father and marry his mother, his life a twisted strand in the ball of the Fates. But do you know what happened afterwards. Oedipus drifted, feeling his way through Greece, filling his remaining four senses with the delicate scent of the olive tree, the rough touch of the rocky outcrops, the sound of waves crashing and the tangy bitter taste of wine....   [tags: Oedipus the King Oedipus Rex]

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TheHuman Perspective of Staring

- The human perspective of staring, whether it is directly or aversely, is a phenomenon that psychologists have been trying to figure out for decades. Do we notice if someone else is staring at us from a far. What emotions run through our minds if we do feel someone else’s presence among us. Does our behavior change if we figure out someone is staring at us from a distance. The reactions and behaviors of the human mind change with each given circumstance, with each different scenario shedding light on our perceptions....   [tags: direct staring, aversly staring, psychology]

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Cindy Staring at the Keswick Theater

- ... They have an in your face style and push the music out at the audience. The audience was quite diverse form: young fans especially women, a lot of moms with their daughter dressed like Cindy, and yes us the folks who were their when she started. The lead singer of Hunter Valentine is and she has a powerful and deep voice. She has quite a stage presence and played off of her band mates. A point is that they are an all women band. I'm not familiar with their music but did enjoy “Just Another Love Song,” “Staten Island Dream Tour,” and I think the title was “Feel Like Tonight.” The band received polite applause and performed about 10 songs....   [tags: host, concert, moments, music]

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Relationship Between Strings and Spacetime Geometry

- If string theory is a theory of gravity, then how does it compare with Einstein's theory of gravity. What is the relationship between strings and spacetime geometry. Strings and gravitons The simplest case to imagine is a single string traveling in a flat spacetime in d dimensions, meaning that it is traveling across space while time is ticking, so to speak. A string is a one-dimensional object, meaning that if you want to travel along a string, you can only go forwards or backwards in the direction of the string, there is no sideways or up and down on a string....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Pachelbel's Canon in D and Barber's Adagio for Strings

- The two pieces chosen for this paper are particularly famous and are recognizable audibly, if not by name, by the majority of western populations. Pachelbel’s Canon in D was virtually forgotten from the 1700’s until it was rediscovered in 1919 by Gustav Beckmann. It gradually gained publicity, and burst into the popular culture after being used as the score for a movie, it is now by far the most famous canon and of the most well known pieces of baroque music. The canon is a musical form popular in the Baroque period and is characterized by imitative counterpoint in which multiple voices, in this case violins, play the same piece of music but start at different times and in different keys....   [tags: Music]

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Description and Analysis of Big Fat Wires

- Although you’ll never think about them consciously, you are incessantly bombarded by their low-frequency, percussive sound. Rest assured that you continually hear them on the radio, on your favorite TV shows, and in TV commercials. You hear them when you’re in restaurants and in nightclubs; you hear them in dramatic scenes in movies and at open-air concerts; you hear them when you’re shopping at your local grocery store and clothing boutique . . . and you even hear them when you’re in an elevator ascending to your hotel room on the nineteenth floor....   [tags: basisst, bass guitar, strings]

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Adaptable and Popular Instruments: The Guitar

- Guitar has become one of the most adaptable and popular instruments; it can be used in most genres of music. Guitar has been around since the 15th century. An instrument in Spain called the vihuela is the first guitar but it only had four strings and were very small if we compared it to a modern day instrument it would closely resemble a ukelele. Since then the instrument has advanced. From Jazz, to rock 'n' roll, and country guitar has the biggest impact on how music is today. There is a lot of history from electric guitars to acoustic guitars....   [tags: vihuela, spain, lute, strings]

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Fine Quality Baroque Music in the Era of Renaissance

- ... The woodwinds had four primary instruments used in baroque music, the recorder, oboe, bassoon and the flute. There is also the brass which is composed of three instruments including the trumpet, trombone or the sackbut and the horn (Wright, 17). The trombone or the sackbut was mostly used for the chamber and the church music. It later evolved and became part of the military instrument. Both the trumpet and the horn were derived from the horn that is usually found in animals. Performers have the sole responsibility of choosing an instrument or a combination of instruments that they want use in order to perform baroque music....   [tags: strings, keyboard, woodwind]

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The Process Of Storing Information Into Memory

- The process of storing information into memory is a very intricate process. Encoding is the first step to making a memory and it is a step in which information is taken in and transformed into something that is stored into the brain. For encoding to occur, the subject must be aware and pay attention to the stimuli. The process of moving the encoded information into the brain is called storage. Once the memory is stored, the last step is retrieval. This is the recovery of the stored information. There are two types of retrievals: recall and recognition....   [tags: Memory, Psychology, Environment]

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Storing the Impossible: Hydrogen

- Storing the Impossible: Hydrogen ("Thinkquest internet challenge," 2000) The earth’s supply of gasoline is slowly diminishing along with the cleanliness. In a desperate attempt to save precious gas, scientists have been attempting to find new ways to store and use energy. One way that scientists are consistently trying out is storing hydrogen. According to Demirbas(2001), “Because hydrogen can be easily generated from renewable energy sources and water, it has great potential as an energy source” (p....   [tags: Hydrogen]

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Two Things With Six Strings

- Two things with six strings It was in eighth grade when my father made me started to listen to Johnny Cash. His music was old at my age, but his guitar made me fall in love with his music. It was right then that I decided to play the guitar, both acoustic and electric. When I got my first guitar, the new smell of wood spread across my room as I opened my guitar case. I could barely lift up my first time. My little body was covered by the size of the guitar. The strings felt thin on my little hands and my ears were filled with magic when I played it....   [tags: Guitar, Electric guitar, Acoustic guitar]

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The Media 's Puppet Strings

- ... However, CNN has a younger audience than Fox News (Carter), which contributes to CNN’s audience growing from 350,000 a night, in 2013 (Agee), to 629,000 viewers a night (James). CNN and Fox News compete with each other to influence the greatest amount of people and the public’s opinion of current events. Each network appeals to pathos, logos and ethos differently and similarly to coax the greatest amount of listeners each night. CNN and Fox News can use the application of pathos to influence the audience’s point of view to coincide with their own beliefs....   [tags: Global warming, Climate change, Carbon dioxide]

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The Communication Impact of Staring

- Staring involves an interesting conflict. It is an impulse giving us all the potential to be the starers as well as the starees and it is a natural response to our own curiosity bridging a communicative gap. Staring can be a very pleasurable experience as well as a demeaning experience depending on which side of the staring you are faced with. Similar to other bodily impulses, like eating or sex, staring and the way people stare is excessively regulated by the social world. The conflict with staring is between our urge to do it and the social constrains saying we shouldn’t that makes it such an important and intense provocative social exchange....   [tags: media, public appearence, curiosity]

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Cloud Computing: Storing and Accessing Data

- ... According to the needs of the customers they offer a wide range of price. These services are available not only to companies but also to individuals to store their photos, documents and videos. As an individual we can get initial amount storage for free about 5GB with iCloud. Risks in Cloud Computing: In cloud computing we would never have the total control on the cloud which we are using. Customers just purchase the service from the IT provider for the business and the complete resources you use in the cloud would not have control of the customer....   [tags: internet, no hard disk]

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No Strings Attached Movie

- The movie No Strings Attached depicts the relationship between Emma and Adam and shows how they reached their happy ending. The first time they met was at a summer camp fifteen years before they developed a romantic relationship. It could be fate that makes them keep bumping into each other. These two characters are not only experiencing friendship, but simultaneously they develop romantic feelings for each other, which then leads to a termination of any kind of relationship they had before. All the sequence of events that happen in this movie can be explain through interpersonal communication....   [tags: film review and story analysis]

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The Importance Of Education, Resilience, And A Strong Work Ethic

- ... The Family System The family system itself set the atmosphere for the ecological environment of which my family and I lived in. At this stage (4), the system itself was largely flawed despite general well-meaning intentions overall. The distinct separation between my parents but refusal to effectively distance the marital disintegration and disappointment from my brother and I resulted in the the feeling of simultaneously being pulled in two different directions. I believe the marital divide between my parents was the initial divide from which most all other divides in my family were modeled after....   [tags: Family, Gender role, Time, Present]

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Strong Penelope of Homer's Odyssey

- The Strong Penelope of The Odyssey "My lady, there is no man in the wide world who could find fault with you. For your fame has reached broad heaven itself, like that of some illustrious king."(Page 289,Book 19) In Homer's epic, The Odyssey, Odysseus is an epic hero with an epic wife, Penelope. Penelope is also the Queen of Ithaca, a vital role indeed. Penelope's love and devotion towards Odysseus is proven when she waits nineteen years for her husband to return from the wine dark sea, rather than losing faith and marrying another man....   [tags: Homer, Odyssey Essays]

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Detection Of Staring – Fact Or Fiction

- When studying the phenomenon of detecting being stared at, there are many factors to consider. Like all other paranormal phenomenon, there has been excruciating research done on this subject, both to prove and to disprove its existence. Rupert Sheldrake, a well known believer in paranormal activity, has demonstrated in a series of experiments positive conclusions that could lead to the conclusion that it is not a mere artifact of pseudo randomization. Robert Baker and David Marks & John Colwell are skeptics, who have conducted similar experiments, who have claimed their results conclude in pseudo randomization....   [tags: Psychology Study Research]

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The Heat Is Staring Sandra Bullock And Melissa Mccarthy

- ... This is a huge case they are working on and they both want the respect but they don’t think they need each other to track down this drug kingpin. Ashburn can’t stand Mullins foul mouth or the way she does her work because to her it’s very unorganized. Mullins doesn’t care much for Ashburn either because of the snooty way she comes off and she especially hates the way she dresses and even makes fun of her by calling telling her she looked like a bank teller and Mullins took the scissors to her clothes to make her look not so professional in hopes that she doesn’t blow the case....   [tags: Illegal drug trade, Drug, Man, Heroin]

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Strong Horse Tea, by Alice Walker and The Suicides of Private Greaves, by James Moffett

- Characterization in "Strong Horse Tea," by Alice Walker and "The Suicides of Private Greaves," by James Moffett Characterization is the change that occurs in a character throughout the story. The change can be either a physical one or an emotional one. In the stories "Strong Horse Tea," by Alice Walker and "The Suicides of Private Greaves," by James Moffett, the characters involved go through changes that effect both stories ending. Characterization also occurs in stories through the eyes of other characters and how they view the main person in a story....   [tags: Strong Horse Tea Suicides of Private Greaves]

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Essay About Family: Cutting Strings

- Cutting Strings I’m in bed, scanning the ceiling for a light that isn’t there. There wasn’t one last night, or the night before, so I shouldn’t have expected anything different than the textured surface that my retinas now scratch across in a long diagonal. The same grey, dried-paint-sharp ceiling that they don’t show in the brochures. Always without a light. Sure, one of those fake-Southwestern lamps with a plastic lamp shade sits beside me on the coffee table, but it’ll just fall with everything else once this island of a motel room shrinks down to a pinpoint and these two beds, those dresser drawers, that mirror, Jessie, Bekah, and my own elusive existence tumble into the empty gap....   [tags: Personal Narrative essay about my family]

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One Soldier Staring Death in the Face

- One Soldier Staring Death in the Face War is full of violence and death. This violence and death causes severe emotional trauma. I myself cannot imagine what war is like, or what it is like to have someone I love go off to war. I know I'm lucky because of this. When a loved one goes to war, they may die, they will be scared, and they will be gone. Worst of all, their fate is unknown. Any person that loves another, whether it be a spouse, parent, sibling, or friend, will feel sorrow when seeing that loved one go to war....   [tags: Interview Essays]

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Strong Will

- Have you ever felt you wanted something so badly you would give up your life for it. well often strong people , that means people with strong determination and will power, do. They don't exactly give up their life but put hard work and all their might into it. Strong people do as they wish and they also acomplish any goal they set themselves to. Throughout history there has been many examples of strong people but none of them compares to the example of Winston Churchill. Winsotn Churchill was dedicated to his work and had a strong will....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Staring out my Window, Daydreaming About the Future

- staring out my window I am staring out my window, thinking. "Will it always be like this," I wonder. Where will I be next year. Or in 20 years. Who will I be with. When will it change. Will I live in a fabulous villa in Tuscany. Spending my days, staring out at the beautiful Italian countryside, approving continental dinner party menu's and calligraphied place settings on thick pressed parchment, kissing my beautiful children before the nanny takes them poolside to play. Will I move to some assembly line suburb, live in a new house, identical to the twenty around it, in some middle class development....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example]

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The Journey Will Be A Better And Strong Person

- Upon my release from the army I worked quite a few jobs and have come to the realization that life is hard. No matter how hard I work, or how much effort I put into a task, I feel as though I am underpaid. Soon that will all come to an end; my goal is to go to school and get my bachelor’s degree in computer engineering. That little piece of paper will open door that I had once thought to be permanently sealed. I plan to go from that hard working guy that builds printers, to that genius that writes software....   [tags: Higher education, Academic degree, College, Need]

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Morality Is A Strong Connection With Religion

- ... In simpler terms, morality thrives with or without the presence of God. Various arguments are used to support this claim. Some people without religious inclinations practice high levels of morality. Over the years, we have seen atheists practice a high degree of philanthropy, good social and moral behaviors. These are good moral practices exhibited by people who do not believe in the existence of God. Examples of atheists who are excellent philanthropists include Warren Buffet, George Solos and Bill Gates....   [tags: Morality, Religion, Bill Gates]

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The Characteristics of My Strong Ego

- Most people deem that having a strong ego is a bad thing. However, I feel that my ego is the greatest asset in my personality as an optimist. There is a combination of three characteristics that make up my optimism. They are my strong determination and tenacious will power, good strong work ethic, and my positive morals as a person. The mixture of these characteristics makes my strong ego, which in turn makes me an optimistic person. My strong determination and tenacious will power are demonstrated on a daily basis....   [tags: Personal Analysis]

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Should The Strong Support The Weak?

- From reaching the cookie jar on the top shelf to donating to those living in poverty, every individual faces certain issues that require the guidance of someone older or stronger. Without the guidance of these people, it would be more difficult for the individual to efficiently solve any problems they may encounter. Whether the strong should support the weak is a topic that has raised many debates, with many fictional and real-life examples. Though society now emphasizes that the strong should support the weak, many still oppose that way of thinking....   [tags: stephen hawkings, human population]

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Movies : A Strong Impact On Society

- ... That is to say, scary movies have multiple effects upon people which will ruin their life’s completely no telling what they would be capable of doing. Mental trauma generally develops on a person after viewing disturbing images such as: dead bodies, protruding bones, and massive bruises (Effects). People who see disturbing images may become stressed and develop a variety of health issues that have ultimately been discovered by psychiatric professionals. Certain health issues such as high blood pressure and anxiety along with post-traumatic stress may result within a person and may come across critical situation in order to relieve their problem....   [tags: Horror film, Film, Insomnia, Slasher film]

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Lust Is A Strong Sexual Desire

- ... In exposing one of her insecurities, she removes Yunior from his comfort zone and unable to sympathize, he is left speechless. “She will act like somebody you don’t know” (Meyer 122). Diaz purposefully inserts this glimpse into the mind of a girl to reveal that once race and social class are removed from the picture, each girl has their own set of insecurities, their own set of attributes that make them who they are. Diaz vilifies Yunior because he strips these girls’ identities from them and he never gets to really know them....   [tags: Love, Short story, Libido, Woman]

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Ritualistic Sacrifice in The Strong Breed

- Wole Soyinka, like other Nigerian writers, characterizes the conflict of cultural and religious choices in his country and emphasizes the distinct customs of society (Tucker 9). Born into the Yoruba tribe and culture, Soyinka’s writings are clearly influenced by Yoruba culture and practices. Communities and societies in Africa today religiously partake in ancient rituals that some may consider extreme, such as cannibalism and self-mutilation. In the village in The Strong Breed, the extent to which individuals will go in order to rid a community of its sins and faults is tested by the sadistic annual sacrificial killing of an innocent individual for communal benefit....   [tags: wole soyinka, yoruba culture, tribe rituals]

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Suggestions for Building a Strong Brand

- I will make three suggestions that you could use to help build a strong brand. I will apply this to the three levels of a product. First I will make a suggestion to help your core product, which is at the center at your business, then secondly another suggestion to aid with the actual product, then secondly the augmented product, this is known as the three product levels. The three product levels is a theory Philip Kotler talks about in his book “Principle of Marketing”. The first level is the core product, the second level is the actual product and the third being the augmented product....   [tags: Product, Marketing, Internet]

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Antigone : A Strong Female Character

- ... It wasn’t Zeus, not in the least, Who made this proclamation-not to me. Nor did justice, dwelling with the gods, Beneath the earth, ordain such laws for men. Nor did I think your edict had such force That you, a mere mortal, could override the gods, That great unwritten, unshakable traditions (499-505). Antigone proudly professes her actions even though she knows the severity of her behavior is serious. Additionally, she proclaims to Creon that his decree and power is nothing more than mortal, which is incomparable as compared to the power of the Gods....   [tags: Oedipus, Sophocles, Death, Tiresias]

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What Makes A Nation Strong?

- ... Back when he took control of France, it was chaos. One of his first accomplishments was when he was considered “the man of the hour” when he saved the national convention from a group of royalist rebels. He also set the Napoleonic code, which set a common set of laws for France to follow. Napoleon was a smart and educated man who helped make his country strong. Another strong leader that made important strides to strengthen his country was Peter the Great. Peter the Great traveled throughout Europe to westernize his country for the greater good....   [tags: Louis XVI of France, Louis XVIII of France]

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Building a Strong Brand Equity

- Introduction While the firm is based on the High Street of the town, annual revenue between £40000 and £50000 is not good enough. The company is not competitive and only hold a small part of market shares. This report aims to suggest and propose methods that help the company to reposition. It is important to figure out the problems in order to become more competitive in the market. Minority of customers contact the company by email and most of the customers purchase goods and services by going into the shop directly....   [tags: Complementary Suggestions, Core Customer]

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Anger is a Strong Emotion

- After reading the essays by Aristotle ‘Anger’ and Robert C. Solomon’s ‘Anger as a Way of Engaging the World, I have discovered that anger is a strong emotion and can come from many sources. In comparing the two essays written, both Aristotle and Solomon seem to make similar statement about the sources of anger, that it’s takes a sender and a receiver to complete the emotion of anger. Both are stating that an outside source could have caused the anger and the person offended is seeking a satisfaction....   [tags: angle, aristotle, philosophy, robert c. solomon, ]

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Qualities That Build Strong Character

- Does your character have what it takes. Sam Haskell states in his book, Promises I Made My Mother, “When you take away everything, when you strip a person of the superficial add-ons, all they have left is their true self”(14). This quote stood out to me because in the world today we base everything we have on physical appearance or by how many material things we can collect. In college we will get to experience many new things and our character will be tested, I plan to work hard to uphold my morals and stay true to myself....   [tags: Personal Narrative, Personal Experience]

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Writing a Strong Persuasive Essay

- The strong persuasive essay consists of the proper use of Aristotelian appeals and well oriented arguments constructed by means of Toulmin model of rhetoric. Using those techniques, Michael Chang, the author of the article “America’s Failing Education System,” attempts to convince the reader that the U.S. secondary educational system is poor in math and science because of the inability of secondary school math and science teacher, eventually causing the U.S. incompetence in the global environment....   [tags: rhetorical analysis]

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Nathaniel Gorham: A Strong Politician

- ... During the Revolution, he served on the Board of War in 1778 which organized Massachusetts military power and strategy. Also, he was successfully elected as delegate to the 1st Constitutional Convention, serving as a representative to both the upper and lower houses of the new state legislatures. These major accomplishments help show that Gorham was a prominent political leader, who had much to contribute for his state. Nathaniel Gorham continued to grace the nation with his ambitious work ethic while attending the convention....   [tags: politics, career, law, election, convention]

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An Encouraging, Strong, Outstanding Woman

- A Champion is a person that helps others and does good in the world, they’re a strong, intelligent people. Juliette Gordon Low is a champion because she overcame her handicap and used it to help girls around the world. Juliette is the founder of Girl Scouts everywhere. She started Girl Scouts after she lost her hearing permanently on her wedding day (“History”).  She wanted to make a difference in girls’ lives everywhere. Juliette taught young women about nature, homemaking skills, and about professions.  She has inspired many over the years....   [tags: Biography]

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Strong Chinese Women in Film

- 1. Introduction In Confucian thought, women had their purpose beside their men or within their households as mothers. However, the legend of Hua Mulan precedes Confucius. Mulan’s story had inspired early Chinese Feminists such as Qiu Ji to go against the society built to keep her space as a woman separate from the rest of the world. In modern times, Fa Mulan (from Disney) added more diversity to the usual Disney Princesses and gave westerners an image of Chinese culture. The Disney film about Fa Mulan and the live action film about Hua Mulan by Jingle Ma ultimately chronicle the journey of Mulan and her service in the military but the films will have significant differences because of the di...   [tags: Character Analysis]

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Laocoon: A Strong Tragic Hero

- Throughout history, there are many scenes that are repeated in different mediums. Many of these scenes begin as stories. The image of Laocoon was first depicted with words as a story told about the Trojan War. Laocoon is a Trojan priest who had warned against the acceptance of the wooden horse. The gods, who are on the side of the Greeks, send two serpents to kill Laocoon. They first attack his two sons, and when he rushes to save them they attack and kill him (Lee 37). The snakes then return to the citadel of Minerva for safety....   [tags: tragedy, priest, nude, painting, poem, tide, sea]

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A Strong Personal Injury Case

- ... A dedicated plaintiff lawyer in Palm Springs will greatly increase your odds of success while allowing you to relax and focus on your recovery. When you need a caring, hard-working bodily injury attorney looking out for you, please call Silverthorne Attorneys for a free consultation. You will be able to speak directly with a kind accident attorney when you call. What We Do for You One of the best benefits of employing an injury lawyer is that you will not have to deal with the stress and hassle of trying to pursue a claim yourself....   [tags: Injury, Physical trauma, Personal injury, Accident]

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Brave, Strong, Smart, Or Lucky?

- ... Teachers are brave when they give up their own time to improve their teaching. Firemen are brave when they rush into a building to save someone trapped inside. Bravery is taking a risk to give something of yourself in order to make life easier for another. An example of Odysseus’ audacious acts occurs when Circe turns his crew into swine. Eurylochus tells Odysseus, “Oh, leave me here. You, even you, cannot return, I know it, I know you cannot bring away our shipmates better make sail with these men, quickly too, and save ourselves from horror while we may.” Eurylochus tells Odysseus that it is too dangerous to save his crew, but Odysseus takes the risk to stop Circe from prevailing....   [tags: Odyssey, Homer, Epic poetry, Hero]

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Investigation Phonetic Languages: What are Phonics?

- This paper investigates the Phonics approach as a key element in achieving high literacy outcomes in the early years. English language is a phonetic language which means that spoken words are represented by symbolic letter strings. It is made up of five components; pragmatics, semantics, syntax, phonology and vocabulary. Phonology relates to the spoken sounds made in language of which the phoneme is the smallest component. Phonological awareness is an umbrella term which enables the manipulation of words, syllables and sounds introspectively....   [tags: letter strings, English, symbols]

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Problems & Strategies of Information Keeping and Management

- Problems & Strategies of Information Keeping & Management Keeping Every human keeps or stores information. Some keep their information organized, others not. People encounter huge amounts of information daily, too much to store it all. There are various costs that prevent us from storing all the information we receive. The more information we keep, the more management is required to keep all the information organised. Information needs to be organised so that people can obtain value from it. As with Management, exploitation is also a cost of storing all available information....   [tags: storing information, digital photography]

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Why is Database Security So Important?

- Introduction Databases have become one of the most power pillars within organizations, regardless of size, industry, or geographical location. Databases are used for the sole purpose of storing and retrieving pertinent information, that in many cases deliver a vital blow to operations in any organization, and for this sole reason, hardware and software make database security a paramount feature that must not be overlooked. Database security issues cover a wide spectrum; however, this paper will discuss database issues as related to database applications mainly using Oracle’s database application....   [tags: storing, retrieving data]

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Two Strong Willed Women

- Two Strong Willed Women It is so admirable and such an honor to be in the presence of a strong willed woman. Since day one, women have been made to feel inferior to men in many situations. Women have had to fight for rights and equality for centuries. The fact that there are very strong minded, domineering, and opiniated woman that exist is such a bonus for us. So many women continue to take no for an answer instead of just standing up for ourselves. In reading “ A Worn Path”’ by Eudora Welty and The Jilting of Granny Weatherall”’ by Katherine Anne Porter, the main characters both portray that strong willed persona that most women desire to have....   [tags: Character Analysis]

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A Strong Executive Branch

- ... The Anti-Federalists were wary after a previous tyrannical ruler and instead supported a ruler who was guided by a council or multiple presidents for a certain area. In regard to the council scheme, there may be more than one differing opinion from the council, and therefore personal ambition would come to replace reason. Hamilton argues that this would also lead to factions, especially if these presidents would be dictated by geographic location “they might split the community into the most violent and irreconcilable factions”....   [tags: United States Constitution, United States]

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Starbucks: Forty Years Strong

- Critical Thinking – Starbucks Case Study "Whatever your culture, your values, your guiding principles, you have to take steps to inculcate them in the organization early in its life so that they can guide every decision, every hire, every strategic objective you set” (Schultz & Yang, 2007). That’s exactly what Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, did when he first started with the company in 1982 (“Our Heritage,” 2011). The company’s solid business model of providing more than just a cup of coffee allowed it to flourish for over two decades....   [tags: Corporate Profile]

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Defining a Strong Chest

- Introduction A strong, well-defined chest can be the ultimate sign of masculinity. However, if you store excess fat in your chest, some work is required to see that often desired muscle definition. Solely reducing the fat that's covering your pectorals isn't possible; to lose this fat, you must lose total body fat. This is done through a combination of a healthy diet, cardio and strength training. With determination, you can have a shapely chest in no time. Cut Calories from Your Diet To lose 1 pound of fat a week, you must accumulate a daily deficit of 500 calories....   [tags: muscle, diet, strength]

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Strong Communcation in Leadership

- Successful leaders today have no choice but to be strong communicators. The current workforce is ever-changing, it is becoming more diverse and the avenues for communication and information are increasing. The days of writing a memo or making a call on a rotary phone are long gone, thanks to technology and the information age we now live in a society where communication is instant and constant. With all the new avenues to communicate, leaders must focus more closely on the three step communication process and the cause and effects of communication barriers....   [tags: technology, workforce, perception]

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Establishing Strong Enforcement Mechanisms

- ... This will ensure that all groups have a chance to participate in governance. Finally, state builders need to generally ensure that there is economic equity among the ethnic groups and fund programs that provide opportunities to marginalized groups. The potential obstacle to the enactment of this solution is that Afghanistan has a large amount of ethnic minorities. Providing resources to all of the different minorities to ensure they can participate in governance would be an extremely costly and substantial undertaking....   [tags: United States, Taliban, Government]

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The Debate Between A Strong Centralized Government And Strong State And Local Governments

- ... The government has certain powers that are only given to them as stated in the constitution. These enumerated powers, found in Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution set the authority of Congress. Congress can enact any powers granted in the constitution as long as it is subject to the individual rights laid out in the Bill of Rights. Yet the federal government is given more along with these enumerated powers, and are know as the implied powers. A few of the founders of the Constitution, such as Alexander Hamilton, believed that it just wasn 't plausible to list all the powers that the government was allowed to perform, therefore what could be implied from the enumerated powers of...   [tags: United States Constitution, United States Congress]

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Strong Presidential Candidates

- How do people view strong presidential candidates. What does a person of power look like. What makes up this perception of a strong presidential candidate. These are all questions that have changed over the years that media has effected both negatively and positively. The primary way media has effected these perceptions relates to the theories of cognitive consistency and cognitive dissonance. So, what is cognitive consistency and how does it pertain to people’s views of a political leader. Cognitive consistency makes up how we define a good presidential candidate in America....   [tags: Cognitive Dissonance, Political History]

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