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Case Study : Toms. Toms

- The product that I have chosen to focus on for this assignment is TOMS. TOMS originally started as a shoe company, with its mission being that with every pair of shoes sold, a pair of shoes was given to a child in need. The motto of the company is “one for one”. The company has now branched out into sunglasses, bags, and a company they have launched called TOMS Roasting Co. which sells coffee (TOMS 2016). What I have found to be the most interesting feature of the shoes is the fact that the actual shoes that are donated to children are at a much higher quality than the ones you and I would purchase at a department store....   [tags: Marketing, Strategic management, Footwear, Profit]

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A Brief Profile Of Toms

- A. A brief profile of the organization, its origins, nature of the total industry and the firms current and projected position in that industry. While traveling in Argentina in 2006, TOMS Founder Blake Mycoskie witnessed the hardships faced by children growing up without shoes. Wanting to help, he created TOMS Shoes, a company that would match every pair of shoes purchased with a new pair of shoes for a child in need. One for One. TOMS produce shoes in Argentina, China, Ethiopia, Haiti, India and Kenya....   [tags: Childbirth, Infant, Woman, Purchasing]

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Is Toms Unsustainable Marketing Strategy?

- Toms has become an extremely popular shoe brand, thanks in part to its one-for-one promise, donating a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair purchased (TOMS Shoes). A one-for-one company, the first of which being Toms, is a for-profit company that donates one item, often to impoverished children, for every item that a customer buys. While many view such purchases as a form of activism because they are providing aid to people in need, the act cannot be considered activism. Additionally, donating through Toms often cripples local economies....   [tags: Africa, Poverty, Need, Want]

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TOMS Shoes Public Relations Campaign

- TOMS Shoes PR Campaign Table of Contents Situation Analysis 2 Critical Issues 2 Core Problem 3 Campaign Goal 3 Objectives 3 References 4 TOMS shoes was founded by Blake Mycoskie in 2006 based on the simple line: One for One. With every pair of shoes purchased, TOMS will give a new pair of shoes to a child in need. The TOMS mission statement translates to utilizing the individual consumer’s buying power in order to benefit the greater good of the world. The TOMS mission statement transforms consumers into benefactors and allows TOMS to grow a sustainable business that’s a for-profit donation....   [tags: business/marketing analysis]

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Blake Mycoskie and TOMS: One for One

- When Laura was teaching children and volunteering in the construction projects in the Situmi Village on the border of Uganda and Kenya, she came across an interesting scenario. Four previously shoeless Ugandan children each received a pair of TOMS shoes, along with a “TOMS” piece of fabric that resembled a flag. The four children hung the fabric on a stick and ran through the village for days waving it joyously. Today, the flag is still a toy in the Situmi Village (“Waving the TOMS Flag in Uganda”)....   [tags: Philanthropy]

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TOMS Shoes: All Children Should Have Shoes

- I am going to write about TOMS Shoes. I will tell you about TOMS, what they sell, furthermore when and how this company started. You will also learn how they are environmentally and globally responsible. I will explain how they are different from any other shoe company I have ever heard of, and why I would like to be a TOMS shoes employee. I will also discuss some negative views of this company. TOMS Shoes manufactures and sells shoes under the idea of “One for One” which is for every pair of shoes they sell they give a pair of shoes to a child in need....   [tags: History, Employees, Negative Views]

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Death In Toms River

- When I first saw Linda Gilik and I was told that I had to listen to her presentation I didn’t fully realize how much it was going to move me. She is a woman who had a healthy baby boy, and then after loving this “normal” child for three months was told that he was diagnosed with cancer of the nervous system. She was very taken back by what she was told and knew that there was something wrong because it came out of no where. It is very rare for a baby to get cancer, this type of cancer occurs in one in a million babies....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Toms Escape

- Toms Escape In The Glass Menagerie, Tom Wingfield is perhaps the most prominent character. He is burdened with not only being a main character of the play but the narrator as well. He is given the unenviable task of being the voice of reason in the Wingfield house. Almost every action of his reveals an important detail about his personality and motivation. Tom’s personality can be divided into two main parts. The first “give(s)…truth in the pleasant disguise of illusion” and speaks in vague details while the other side speaks bluntly and leaves no room for misinterpretation....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Blake Mycoskie: Chief Shoegiver

- "I always thought I'd spend the first half of my life making money and the second half giving it away. I never thought I could do both at the same time." (Mustafa C2) This is what Blake Mycoskie, founder of the TOMS organization, says of his actions-merely giving money away. But it's so much more than that. A now widespread, well-known organization, it is safe to say that Blake Mycoskie is changing the lives of many families and many children with his concept of "buy one, give one free" TOMS. Originally born in Nashville, Tennessee, Mycoskie moved to Arlington, Texas at the age of six, then to Orange, California when he was just ten....   [tags: Personal Profile Blake Mycoskie TOMS]

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Toms Character in the Great Gatsby

- Tom Buchanan’s moral character can be quesitoned due to his dispicable and patheic nature when it comes to his actions throughout the novel. Even though he was born into a wealthy family and thus inherited the wealth he has in the novel, no signs of moral teachings by his family were evident. The actions he took in the book were due to him being a conceited and ignorant man. His ignorance was a result of the easy access he had to power and wealth. He feels that because he has wealth and power in society, he is given the acquiescence to be as arrogant and immoral as he so chooses and society cannot do anything about it....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Uncle Toms Cabin

- BOOK: Uncle Tom’s Cabin AUTHOR: Harriet Beecher Stowe COPYWRITE: 1852 Uncle Tom’s Cabin is a historical book that I feel is one of the most mind enduring books of all time. This book put me in the place of every northern citizen in the 1800s. I felt as if I was in the story. My knowledge of how slaves were treated was enhanced greatly. To finally have read this book, I now know why this book was one of the main causes to the Civil War. To read the details about the pain and suffering that Tom and all of the other slaves faced really sickened my stomach and opened my eyes....   [tags: Uncle Tom's Cabin Essays]

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Uncle Toms Cabin

- Few books can truly be said to have altered the course of history, and even fewer can be said to have started an entire war. Uncle Tom's Cabin, written by Harriet Beecher Stowe, was one such novel. It is a realistic, although fictional view of slavery, that burned into the consciousness of America the images of brutal beatings and unfair slave practices. Uncle Tom's Cabin helped to turn the tide of public opinion against slavery in the 19th century. This controversial novel was initially written to question slavery and to convince people of its immorality....   [tags: Uncle Tom's Cabin Essays]

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Uncle Toms Cabin

- Harriet Beecher Stowe was born June 14, 1811 in Litchfield, Connecticut. She was the daughter of a Calvinist minister and she and her family was all devout Christians, her father being a preacher and her siblings following. Her Christian attitude much reflected her attitude towards slavery. She was for abolishing it, because it was, to her, a very unchristian and cruel institution. Her novel, therefore, focused on the ghastly points of slavery, including the whippings, beatings, and forced sexual encounters brought upon slaves by their masters....   [tags: Uncle Tom's Cabin Essays]

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Uncle Toms Cabin

- Uncle Tom's Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote this novel during the time of the debates that lead to the Civil War and near the time of the Compromise of 1850. The book provides a defiant protest against the social and political conditions of that era. The division between the northern industrial states and the southern agrarian states was very prominent and apparent. There was fierce competition between them. This lead to differing viewpoints about slavery. The competition helped the South justify it and gave the North reason to denounce it....   [tags: Uncle Tom's Cabin Essays]

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Uncle Toms Cabin

- Uncle Tom’s Cabin By: Harriet Beecher Stowe Throughout the book Uncle Tom’s Cabin the setting changes.It starts out in Kentucky.Tom is later sold to New Orleans and then to a plantation up the Red River.At each new place Tom goes his faith in God is put to the test,but Tom stays pious and refuses to turn away from God.In Kentucky Tom is owned by Andy Shelby,a kindly master,who has fallen in to debt and is forced to sell his slaves.Tom is sold to a slave trader named Haley.He ends up in New Orleans in the possession of a romantic and flighty man by the name of St.Clare....   [tags: Uncle Tom's Cabin Essays]

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Gender in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin

- Gender in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin Harriet Beecher Stowe achieved what is, clearly, her greatest notoriety for writing the novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin between 1851 and 1852. She was radically inspired by the passage of the Fugitive Slave Act, and managed to write one of the most successful works (if not the most successful work) of abolitionist literature. It is even said that Abraham Lincoln described her as the “little woman” who started the “great war.” Though this presidential endorsement might be entirely one of legend, it is still worth noting that Stowe has become linked in the historical eye with the causes of the Civil War....   [tags: Uncle Toms Cabin Essays]

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Modern Criticism of Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin

- Modern Criticism of Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin It is extremely difficult for the modern reader to understand and appreciate Uncle Tom’s Cabin because Harriet Beecher Stowe was writing for an audience very different from us. We don’t share the cultural values and myths of Stowe’s time, so her novel doesn’t affect us the way it affected its original readers. For this reason, Uncle Tom’s Cabin has been heavily scrutinized by the modern critic. However, the aspects of the novel that are criticized now are the same aspects that held so much appeal for its original audience....   [tags: Uncle Toms Cabin]

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The Social Responsibility Of A Business

- Business Community Social responsibility is the part of the framework of an organization or individual which makes up an obligation to act for the benefit of society. There are many different ways act out social responsibility. The social responsibilities of a business can be classified according to the businesses relationships to the general public, customers, employees and investors. The companies that make their product or service with the rooted mindset of benefiting the community and the world around them do this by providing things like scholarship funds, all natural products, biodegradable storage, and or just by treating the consumer as well as the employees as individuals rather th...   [tags: Social responsibility]

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Contemporary Society Has Done Enough to Respond to the Legacies of Historical Globalization

- Criteria: What acts have actually been made to respond to the legacies of historical globalization. How have these effects been made in trying to respond to historical globalization. What has changed since then. What has not changed. Position: I disagree that contemporary society has done enough to respond to the legacies of historical globalization for many reasons. Reasons: Some of the reasons I think this statement is not true are, even thought society has improved since historical times, society still has many problems and is nowhere near being a perfect world and fixing every flaw....   [tags: problems, changed, legacies, reasons, illegal]

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Ethics Of The Sarbanes Oxley ( Sox ) Act Of 2002

- In the recent years, many businesses have taken a closer look at how the business ethics can either hinder the business or assist them in the growth or sustainability of the business. Examining the different variables of how ethics places into the business’s social responsibilities, and their sustainably organizational strategy and business model. Along with this, both internal and external stakeholders have a part in the influence of the business’s strategy. Although there are many influences to how ethical the business is, many businesses have become more ethically sound after the introduction of the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act of 2002, which deals with the accounting side of the business (Ba...   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Management, Business]

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Legacies of Historical Globalization

- Contemporary society has done enough to respond to the legacies of historical globalization Criteria: What acts have actually been made to respond to the legacies of historical globalization. How have these effects been made in trying to respond to historical globalization. What has changed since then. What has not changed. Position: I disagree that contemporary society has done enough to respond to the legacies of historical globalization for many reasons. Reasons: Some of the reasons I think this statement is not true are, even thought society has improved since historical times, society still has many problems and is nowhere near being a perfect world and fixing every flaw....   [tags: rwandan genocide, slavery, NGO, Apartheid]

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The Impacts of the Economic Environment in Tom’s Maine Brand

- ... This takes into account the set of beliefs, customs, practices and behaviors that exist within a certain population. This can be seen quite clearly for the company Tom’s of Maine. Tom’s Maine’s target populations are usually those individuals who feel quite strongly about the environment in general, such as vegans, vegetarians and tree huggers alike. Without this target market, Tom’s of Maine would probably have a difficult time promoting its products or getting people to buy them. It is the drive of these individuals who care for the earth and the environment, that help keep a company like Tom’s of Maine up and running, and by keeping it up and running, they are also helping to produce...   [tags: cost, socio-cultural, regulations]

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Different Types Of Drums And Different Styles Of Music

- Many people do not often realize what the most revolutionizing and most important instrument is. In fact, this instrument can be found in every style of music in some way, shape or form. The one instrument that fits this criteria is the drum. According to the Harvard Dictionary of Music, a drum is a generic name for instruments that consists of skin stretched over a frame or vessel and struck with either hands or sticks. Drums are membranous. In other words, a drum has something inside of it, or a "membrane," that gives it its sound (Apel 247)....   [tags: Drum kit, Drum, Percussion instrument, Timpani]

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Analysis of Lululemon Athletica

- Introduction Since 1998, Lululemon has transformed the way people dress to workout. Through innovative products and technical athletic fabrics, a brand was created to provide clothing for workouts such as yoga, running and cycling. Lululemon opened its first store in Vancouver in 2000 with the plan to have the store be a community hub for people to learn and discuss their physical fitness and overall health goals. As Lululemon was more than a store to provide products for consumers, their goal was to influence every person who walked into the store....   [tags: Lululemon Athletica Case Study]

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Is It More Therapeutic Than Drumming Your Frustrations Away?

- Nothing can be more therapeutic than drumming your frustrations away. Getting lost in the rhythm and the beat, that sense of euphoria. There are few things in this world that can give you the same feeling that music does. Today I’m going to tell you how to pick and set up one of the worlds oldest instruments. Theres a lot that goes into the sound of a drum. The shell size, material and thickness, type of drum head and the type of drum stick. It all starts with the material the drum is made of whether it be wood, metal or acrylic....   [tags: Drum kit, Drum, Drums, Drum kit components]

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A Sense Of The Past

- How far do you agree that the characters and events in the play are shaped by a sense of the past and this is the basis of their tragedy. Tennessee Williams intended the past to be one of the main themes of the play. The narrator of the play Tom is telling us a story from his memory. Williams intended to show the inescapability of the past by using many different techniques to convey this to the audience. The play is unrealistic because it comes from a characters memory. Memories are fromed from experiences from the past and can be manipulated and subjective....   [tags: Plays]

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Complicated and Tragic Stories of The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams and The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzerald

- ... Even more because he is trapped within his mother's home he is unable to experience life. Tom's desire for adventure can also be seen through his constant comparisons between his father and himself, and through his few jealous claims about his father's ability to just leave. Overall, Tom's inability to be independent, and his lack of expression also makes it impossible for Tom to be anyone, or to live because rather than seeing Tom as his own person, his mother views him as an asset. With this attitude Amanda forces Tom into the shadows, where he is unable to truly exist....   [tags: conflict, perception, survivial]

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Mightier Than The Sword : Uncle Tom 's Cabin And The Battle For America

- Mightier Than the Sword: Uncle Tom’s Cabin and the battle for America, is a book written by David S. Reynolds. Reynolds is the Bancroft Prize-winning author of Walt Whitman’s America and a Distinguished Professor of English and American Studies at the graduate Center of the City University of New York. This intensely researched work by Reynolds is a reflection on Harriet Beecher Stowe’s life, the development of her book, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the most influential novel ever written by an American and its direct effect on American culture, democracy, politics, social events and the impact not only on the abolitionist movement but also traces to the American Civil War....   [tags: American Civil War, Uncle Tom's Cabin]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Chapter 1: Nick writes, He had just arrived in New York, where He moved to work in The bond business, and rented a house on a part of Long Island called West Egg. Nick describes himself as a tolerant and doesn 't make snap judgments about people, He is also restless, seeking something he cannot name. Nick describes Tom Buchanan as aggressive, arrogant, pugnacious, and extremely wealthy. Jordan Baker is a friend of Daisy’s. What Nick finds appealing about Jordan is that she is self sufficient when nick first see Gatsby Gatsby is standing alone on his lawn looking out over the water towards the green light that marks where Daisys home is....   [tags: The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Wealth]

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The Chimney Sweeper by William Blake

- ... He even mentions that he sweeps the soot and also sleeps in it; this is metaphorical because the job has them covered in soot everyday and he is around chimneys so much that he literally sleeps in the soot. The attitude of the speaker is humanitarian and sympathetic because he does not allow himself to feel bad for the situation he was forcefully put in. It characterizes him as selfless and compassionate because he comforts the young Tom Dacre instead of worrying about his being. He knows of the poor living conditions that come with being a chimneysweeper and he comforts Tom who “cried when his head that curl’d llke a lamb’s back....   [tags: story anlaysis]

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A Report On Acid Database Properties

- : What is the "A" in ACID database properties. Give an example of the use of this property and what might happen if the property is not met A: The “A” in ACID database properties represents Atomicity. Atomicity is described easily using “all or nothing” i.e, if we consider that the database processes the transactions either it should be fully completed or not at all done. If a single task in a transaction fails then the whole transaction fails. According to this ACID rule, Let us consider two persons John and Bean....   [tags: SQL, Database, Microsoft SQL Server, ACID]

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The Benefits of Space Exploration

- Outline I. Introduction A. Critics point to waste and lack of direct impact on individuals II. Benefits A. Environmental 1. Ocean example 2. Ozone depletion a. TOMS and phase-out of harmful chemicals b. Anarctic hole in the ozone layer B. Medical 1. MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) a. Diagnoses b. Phase-out of exploratory surgery 2. Telemedicine 3. Digital breast Biopsy system C. Consumer and other products 1. Robotics 2. Cable television industry 3. Teflon a. Cookware b. Carpets c. Clothing D....   [tags: Space Exploration Essays]

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How The School Environment Can Provide The Mental Health Services That Children Need For Success?

- As an educational institution, the priority of this district is to educate students, help in their social development, while also making sure there are programs necessary to help them function in order to active academic success. Many things can impede on children achieving success in school, one important problem that can affect a child is if they has any sort of mental illness/health issue. Mental health is an important component in children having health development and being able to learn, grow, and lead productive lives (Stagman & Cooper, 2010)....   [tags: Mental disorder, Mental health, Mental illness]

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How Gender Portrayals Changed and Remained in the Same in the 1950s

- How Gender Portrayals Changed and Remained in Place in the 1950s Gender Portrayals. The 1950s. Change. You might wonder what these words mean, today, here, you will learn about gender portrayals in the 1950s. Gender portrayals are how a gender, such as the only two, Male and Female, are portrayed in media and social life. Now, in the 1950s bread was .14 cents, bomb shelter plans were sold, Dwight D. Eisenhower was president and people were afraid of communists invading america and making us into communists (American Cultural History)....   [tags: family, media, television]

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Peace is Louder: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. versus Malcolm X

- ... Initially, Malcolm and Dr.King had different solutions to the same problem. In Dr.King’s ‘Letter from a Birmingham Jail”,. he exposed many problems between Civil Rights. In his letter Dr.King said “I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro's great stumbling block in his stride toward freedom is not the White Citizen's Counciler or the Ku Klux Klanner, but the white moderate, who is more devoted to "order" than to justice; who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice”....   [tags: civil rights movement, notorious leaders]

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How Business Can Make A Huge Impact On Brand Awareness

- Stories are timeless representations of our experiences. We tell stories to make people laugh, to encourage friends, and even to spread celebrity gossip. As humans, we pay attention to stories because our brains are wired to do so. It helps us relate to the storyteller and remember the most important details. Businesses should leverage the power of storytelling. Let consumers offer their unique shopping experiences. This will uplift your brand awareness. And customers stories are more than just case studies....   [tags: Customer service, Sales, User-generated content]

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Overview: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

- In the beginning of the book Tom’s Aunt Polly is yelling for him to come in and eat, but Tom is nowhere to be seen, for he is just on his way home from the swimming hole where he played hooky from school. Tom sneaks into the kitchen while his Aunts back s turned and has a seat at the table. Aunt Polly had her suspicion that Tom had not gone to school and went swimming instead but he was very quick to come up with an excuse why his hair was still wet. Aunt Polly was very gracious that Tom had told the truth for once until Sid ratted him out and made Aunt Polly notice that his button was threaded with a different color....   [tags: aunt polly, huck finn]

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Racism Enacted Throughout the History of Black Films

- ... The film opens with a young educated African American woman, Sylvia, who travels to the North to raise $5,000 to save a local school for black children. During her visit, Sylvia meets a handsome white man, Dr. Vivian. Along the way, she also encounters a wealthy philanthropist, Elena. After Elena learns about Sylvia’s work, she decides to give her the money that she needs. However, Elena’s southern friend discourages her from giving the donation and says that “blacks cannot get an education.” (Please Cite this source)....   [tags: african americans, klu klux klan, prejudice]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- “Gatsby turned out all right in the end; its what prayed on Gatsby what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short winded elations of men” (Nick 2) Gatsby was an intelligent man but his feeling overwhelmed his smarts at times. The book shows what kind of strength an emotion can have over someone and how powerful the effect can be. The feeling of constant sacrifice and pain, for even the slightest glimpse of love in ones life is most apparent in the great Gatsby....   [tags: Love, The Great Gatsby]

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The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- In the novel “ The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nick describes Tom and Daisy as careless people which they are. Nick and Daisy are careless people because they can afford to be careless because of their money and use other people or do nothing at all for their own benefit. For example, When tom told Myrtle that he could not marry her because he was in a relationship with daisy and she was catholic and did not believe in divorce and told lies to myrtle to use her as a toy even though myrtle was also using Tom to get to a higher social class for her own benefit even Nick stated that when she was with Tom that she would act like from a higher class when she was with tom....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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Character Analysis in The Glass Menangerie

- People live their lives often with a false sense of reality. We do this to ourselves most often though what we are taught is right and what’s normal while we are growing up, or just simply lying to ourselves to make scene of our discontent or to fulfill an obligation to a loved one. “Some people walk through a hallway with covered mirrors– the hallway is lined with mirrors but there are blankets covering each of them. They go through life believing in an image of themselves that isn't real, and an image of themselves standing in the world and relative to the world, that isn't real....   [tags: Escaping Reality, Family Relationships]

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Settings: Much More than a Background

- Settings: Much More than a Background Your plane has crashed in the middle of an ocean, but a single, secluded lighthouse might be sanctuary. After exploring the lighthouse, you find a pod which takes you deep into the ocean, revealing an underwater city. The pod arrives at its location, and you are greeted to a dark room with a sign naming the city “Rapture” and stating that in this city, there are “No gods, only man.” The darkness and eeriness of the room signifies that all is not right in this utopia....   [tags: personal narrative]

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John Bacon and His Men

- Captain John Bacon is one of the most notorious of the legendary Pine Robbers – outlaws who preyed on rebel and Tory alike in the desolate lands of the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Bacon, like many other famed Tory leaders in the province of New Jersey likely held a commission and gained his “Captain” title from the “Board of Associated Loyalists,” which was a group formed in New York and chartered by William Franklin, son of Benjamin Franklin and last Royal governor of New Jersey. The British Government, knowing that having an organized force of Loyalists would free up their armies to conduct military operations against the Continentals, approved of the Board and as such offered a reward of 200...   [tags: Crime]

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The Hidden Value Of Imagination

- The Hidden value of imagination in Huckleberry Finn Imagine being in a world where all you could see around you was the distinct reality, no situation was able to be changed into something more it was what it was and nothing else. Imagine as a child you see your dog get ran over by a car and every time you miss the dog you simply imagine that he or she was visiting was traveling the world and you could visit them one day. As a child we tend to protect ourselves from things we may not otherwise understand therefore, we imaging what we might want to see versus the what we do see....   [tags: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Tom Sawyer]

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The Role Of A Father

- Father. What does that word mean to you. What’s the role of a father. When are you allowed to be called such a word. Is it when you have a child with a women. Or when that child is the only thing that you could think off. There are many different ways to say it, dad, pops, papa, papi and the list can go on. But which ever is used you know that this word means that you have a child now and you have to do your best to take care of that child with all your heart. He/she is who you will put in front of anyone else....   [tags: Family, Father, Mother, World War II]

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Grand Avenue

- Grand Avenue In the novel Grand Avenue. Greg Sarris uses the theme thread of poison to connect all of his separate stories about the Toms’, a Pomo Indian family. He proves that the roots of a family are the basis which gives the family its structure, even if those roots are bad. In the Toms’ family they’re roots were poisoned from the very founding of the family starting with Sam Toms’. His poison was not the fact that he tried to steal a married woman away, but that he was filled with secrets, deceptions, and self hatred....   [tags: essays papers]

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Volcanic Emissions and Global Cooling

- Volcanic Emissions As volcanoes erupt, they blast huge clouds into the atmosphere. These clouds are made up of particles and gases that were previously trapped in the geosphere, including sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, chlorine, argon, carbon monoxide, and water vapor. Millions of tons of harmful sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide gas can reach the stratosphere from a major volcano. While all these gases play a small part in volcanic-induced climate change, carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide are by far the largest contributors to global cooling....   [tags: Global Warming Climate Change]

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Effects of Exercise on the Body

- Effects of Exercise on the Body I am going to conduct an experiment to see how exercise affects your body's heart rate. I am going to measure the effects of different amounts of exercise. A boy and a Girl will run up a flight of stairs (20 steps) 5 times each. Before they start they will have there resting pulse rate measured and they must wait before it returns to that rate before they start the next run. The first run will last a minute, and then the second, 2 minutes, the third, 3 minutes, the fourth, 4 minutes and the fifth run will last 5 minutes....   [tags: Papers]

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Rear Window, by Alfred Hitchcock

-      In the movie, Rear Window, Alfred Hitchcock uses the story of a cripple free lance photographer, Jeff Jeffries, to explain the twisted sense of society in the 1950’s. Hitchcock uses clever things from the way the apartments are being filmed to the dialogue between Jeffries, Lisa, and Stella to show societies interest in pain, tragedy, and discomfort, and in the end you see how tragedy is what makes everyone happy.      From the very beginning of Rear Window we encounter scenes where Hitchcock shows Stella being sadistic, but we come to realize later that it is not just Stella....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

- Biographical Summary Uncle Toms Cabin, written by Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe in 1852, made her the most widely known American woman writer of the 19th century. She was a housewife with six children, who opposed slavery with a passion. With the advice of her sister-in-law she decided to write this novel. Harriet or nicknamed “Hattie” Beecher was born on June 14, 1811 in Litchfield, Connecticut. She was the sixth out of eleven children and was born into a family of powerful and demanding individuals....   [tags: Biography, Author Reports]

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Harriet Beecher Stowe and Uncle Tom's Cabin

- In 1852, Uncle Tom’s Cabin was published. In the first year Uncle Tom’s Cabin sold 300,000 copies, which was a big shock to the people of the United States considering the topic of the book and that of slaves being main characters. What also came as a shock to the people, was that it was written by Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe a white woman who has never owned a slave in her life. The book appealed not only to the people’s emotions, but also their intellect. It informed people, especially in the north, about how harsh a slave’s life was....   [tags: biographical and historical analysis]

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The Character Huck Finn in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

- A disguise through Society Huck Finn, the main character of Twains The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, travels down the Mississippi River in search of personal truth and freedom, which ironically he achieves by living a lie. Huck's journey causes him to wear a variety of disguises and masks to survive. Unfortunately however, the people he meets along the way wear disguises which they use to deceive and cheat the same society that Huck and Jim, a runaway slave, are trying to escape from. Jim must use his own cleverness, Huck's protection and disguises in order to avoid getting caught by society....   [tags: Mark Twain]

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The Struggle in The Grapes of Wrath

- The Struggle in The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck is a story about life in the great depression. Steinbeck tells the story through the Joad family and how they struggle to survive. Also he has short chapters about the background and what was going on outside of the Joads. In the beginning of the book Tom, the second eldest son, is hitch hiking back home from McAlester, the prison. He was just paroled from a murder sentence after spending about four years in jail....   [tags: The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck]

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Physics of Drums

- Dating back to the slave trade the drum has been used all over the world as a means of communication and self expression. Its broad variety of users includes the early African tribes and the Native Alaskan tribes, both using them for ceremonial purposes. The Africans brought drums with them to the Americas and helped to develop their popularity among American musicians. In the mid 1900’s drum sets were brought about. These revolutionary collaborations of percussive pieces started off with a pair of hi-hats, a bass and snare drum, and a couple of tom toms....   [tags: physics music drum drums]

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Invitation to Sociology: A Classic Overview

- 1. What kind of a person should a sociologist be. A sociologist should be able to observe and understand the realities of human behavior and the social settings in which it happens without being influenced emotionally or personally. What does Berger mean when he refers to sociologists as "Professional Peeping Toms?" When Berger refers to sociologists as "Professional Peeping Toms", he means to "unmask the pretensions and the propaganda by which men cloak their actions with each other." An example would be: observing how a family really interacts with each other, responds to their environment, etc., behind closed doors without them knowing so that they cannot fake the way they reall...   [tags: Sociology Essays]

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The Pros and Cons of Language Translation

- To answer the question above we first have to define what is actually meant by translation before we are able to think about the limits and advantages of translation. Translation can be described as an expression of a sense from one language to another as well as a transmission of a written or spoken language into another. Translation is since the beginning of human culture an important item of understanding between different countries. So the “Stone of Rosette” made it possible to decipher the ancient Egypt language....   [tags: Pro Con Essays]

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Moral Philosophies

- Ethical dilemmas challenge business because there are different moral philosophies held by each individual and subjective to each situation. Companies have different moral philosophies that shape the ethical climate. Two moral philosophies that effect how a company handles ethics are Utilitarianism and Ethical Egoism. “The utilitarian seeks the greatest good for the greatest number of people” while doing the least harm (Ferrell, Fraedrich, & Ferrell, 2011, p. 156). Ethical Egoism states that consequences are only relevant to the individual and, “each person ought to pursue his or her own self-interest exclusively” (Rachels & Rachels, 2010, p....   [tags: Ethics ]

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Gender Portrayal

- Gender Portrayal. The 1950s. Change. One may wonder what these words mean, today, here, these words shall be explained . Gender portrayals are how a gender, such as the only two, Male and Female, are portrayed in media and social life. In the 1950s bread was .14 cents, bomb shelter plans were sold, Dwight D. Eisenhower was president and people were afraid of communists invading America and turning them into communists (American Cultural History). New technologies were arising, like computers and color television, and with this new technology; the advertising industry was born, and with them, new kinds of gender portrayals....   [tags: change, media, social life]

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Arguing for Authenticity: A Comparison and Contrast of Two American Modern Poets, Robert Frost and Langston Hughes

- “[F]uture commentators on American poetry and political issues will not be able to ignore [historical context of the author]” argues Barry Ahearn, author of the article “Poetry: 1900 to the 1940’s,” which discusses the importance of the “authentic voice of the region” in poetry that gives each work legitimacy (Ahearn 373). The author uses criticism regarding various authors and responds to each with a different argument, such as the mentioning of alcohol in female poetry versus using the “cultural cliché … of Appalachian moonshine” in female poetry (Ahearn 372-373)....   [tags: American Literature ]

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Ken Kesey’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange

- When African slaves were sold to Americans, they lost their fundamental rights as human beings. However, their inferiority was further cemented when slaves eventually conformed to their white owners. In slavery’s infancy, almost all slaves resisted against their oppressors in one form or another but had limited to no success. These failed resistances eventually led to hopelessness for the slaves as they even began to consider slavery as an accepted practice. Many slaves developed a notion of performing their forced labour more willingly and in turn their owners decreased the beatings and cruelty towards them (“Slavery in the United States.”) For instance, slaves who displayed respect towards...   [tags: Restricting Freedom, Social Dominance]

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A Lab Report On Water Samples From Three Separated Areas At Lake Topanemus

- In this lab report, four groups were tasked with checking, recording, and analyzing water samples from three separated areas at Lake Topanemus in Freehold, New Jersey. Group four was responsible for the checking, recording, and analyzing the water sample from Ciba-Geigy Corporation Winding Brook stream in Toms River, New Jersey. In this lab report, the four groups were tasked with indicator and identifying the different species of insects and record the result in each water samples. On the last page of this research paper are both graphs of the finding in each area....   [tags: Water, Water pollution, Groundwater, Water quality]

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The Role of Racism and Social Injustice in To Kill a Mockingbird

- Themes encountered in ‘To Kill a Mocking Bird.’ To Kill a Mocking Bird is a book that has been turned into a movie. The themes that are covered in this interesting book and movie ranges from racism, prejudice to social injustice which goes to show how human beings can be very cruel to fellow human beings simply because they are different from themselves. Tom Robinson’s trial further shows that in a society where the white race is seen to be superior, no other race mattered. This paper therefore is an analysis of the themes that emerge from the court proceedings of the Tom Robinson trial....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird]

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Richard Wright’s Misperception of Zora Neale Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God

- It is strange that two of the most prominent artists of the Harlem Renaissance could ever disagree as much as or be as different as Zora Neale Hurston and Richard Wright. Despite the fact that they are the same color and lived during the same time period, they do not have much else in common. On the one hand is Hurston, a female writer who indulges in black art and culture and creates subtle messages throughout her most famous novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God. On the other hand is Wright, who is a male writer who demonstrates that whites do not like black people, nor will they ever except for when they are in the condition “…America likes to see the Negro live: between laughter and tears....   [tags: The Native Son, Uncle Tom’s Children]

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Quotes from the Book or Movie:The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

- In the book the Great Gatsby there were many events that took place. This is part of the reason as to why there are two movies made after this book. In the movies some of the quotes are the same as the book, the same as all three, or completely different from both. These quotes can be based from the book by quotes that are only in the book, quotes that are all on their own, and quotes that are in all three. Quotes that are only in the book are ones in the very beginning. Such as for example when Nick is describing East and West egg....   [tags: Nick, Buchanans, ]

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Alfred Hitchcock's The Rear Window and Fyodor Dostoyevsky's Crime and Punishment

- Crime Writing is a crafted representation of the transgression into the darker psychological side of humanity’s repressed desires to act in unfettered ways. In Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 postmodern film, Rear Window and Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s 1888 existential thriller, Crime and Punishment, the conventions and values of the genre are understood to be permeable and are constantly shifting. Yet, the core values explored in archetypal Crime Writing are re-shaped, yet retained in contemporary Crime texts....   [tags: Voyeurism, Conscience, Feminism]

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Medical Studies Done on a Variety of Patient with Varying Ailments

- Single-factor experimental designs 1. Pretest-posttest control-group design The Physical Therapy Department at Regal Heights Rehabilitation and health care center conducted a study on pain experienced in patients’ with total knee and the of Ultrasound Iontophoresis using salicylates to reduce pain and increased their functional status. The department researchers used a pretest-posttest control group design also known as a Randomized Control Trial (RCT). There was a treatment group and a control group....   [tags: knee, energy drink, multiple sclerosis]

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Analysis Of John Steinbeck 's ' The Grapes Of Wrath '

- Amimah Tahir Honors English II Analysis Questions 1. In The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck analyzes characters deeply in his novel. These characters, throughout the book, develop different qualities and personalities. One of the characters that show this development is Tom Joad. Tom Joad, in the beginning of the novel, is shown to be selfish and self- centered, but as the story progresses, and the teachings and experiences gained from Jim Casy, he changes to a leader and a helper of the community....   [tags: The Grapes of Wrath, U.S. Route 66, Symbol]

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Film Review : No Way Out Is Poitier 's First Movie

- The history of Hollywood cinema in the past is marked by the exclusion and marginalization of colored actors, but more and more African American actors have appeared on the Hollywood screen since 1890s. Sydney Poitier is one of them who was perceived as the most important African American integrationist due to his plenty of outstanding works. The film No Way Out is Poitier’s first movie, but audiences can see all the shining points from Doctor Brooks that would make Poitier’s characters laudable for the future decades (Bogle, 2001)....   [tags: Black people, Racism, White people, Race]

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Response to Questions on Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird

- 1. Allusion: The name of the father, Atticus, probably comes from the Roman orator Titus Pomponius Atticus, who was known for never taking a side in political struggles but rather staying neutral. This is characteristic of Atticus Finch who, despite being severely criticized for defending Tom Robinson, tells his children to ignore what people have to say. 2.Characterization: characterization would be when Boo Radley is described as ghost like, or a hermit. They think that he is insane. 3. Static character: Atticus is a man who has demonstrated that he is totally balanced in his approach to humankind....   [tags: To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee]

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Standing Alone in To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

- ... He’s ruinin’ the family, that’s what he’s doin’” (88). Scout then defends Atticus arguing with Francis. This shows how Scout was trying to protect Atticus, when Francis is speaking about how Atticus is a disgrace to the family for defending Tom Robinson. Cecil is provoking Scout just before the Tom Robinson trial, he begins to talk about how Atticus is a disgrace, that it is not right for a white man to defend a black man. “Cecil Jacobs made me forget. He had announced in the schoolyard the day before that Scout Finch’s daddy defended niggers....   [tags: racism, prejudice, disease, disgrace, cry]

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American Dream : The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Jamie Moran English 096 Professor Ludwig 5 November 2014 American Dream The ideal American Dream is that every citizen in the US would have a promising future, happiness, a family, and health. Some reach the American Dream, and some settle for less. People who do not obtain some type of American Dream cannot truly be happy because their life is not truly fulfilled, which does not satisfy their ambition. In reality most Americans settle for something other than what is promised to them. In the book “The Great Gatsby” by Scott Fitzgerald, people did not notice that Jay Gatsby encompassed the idea of the American Dream....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Jay Gatsby]

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The Human Body Breaks Down Carbohydrates And Sugar Into Glucose

- The human body breaks down carbohydrates and sugar into glucose. The pancreas release hormones call insulin into your blood stream, which provides glucose the fuel it needs to energize the body. Diabetes mellitus is chronic metabolic disease in which the body either does not produced enough insulin or it is unable to use the insulin it produce. When the cells are unable to absorb the glucose it builds up into the blood. This causes many complications due to the damage high concentrations of blood glucose can cause to the small blood vessels throughout your body....   [tags: Diabetes mellitus, Insulin, Blood sugar]

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The Book ' Great Gatsby ' By F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Great Gatsby Essay The book overall is a very hard book to understand because of the way it was written and the time frame in which the book was taking place in and the complexity of the characters the book has. Nick Caraway is particularly difficult because he is not only a major character to keen into he is also telling the story a year later and reflecting his thoughts on how he behaved. Nick holds the qualities of slow judgement on people he meets but he only does this because it was infused in him at a young age by his father and he is very practical with what to do and how to do it also he has some integrity to him and knows how to handle himself as a man....   [tags: F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby]

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The Seaside Music Festival Wrap Up-May 21st and 22nd

- The Seaside Music Festival Wrap Up-May 21st and 22nd In the early 1900s it was a challenge to come up with a scheme to build on oceanfront property and attract people to come there. Now, generations later, the little town of Seaside Heights has received so much attention that it’s a wonder they haven’t transplanted The Brooklyn Bridge to Toms River just so tourists would be more comfortable crossing into the land of sea, sun and sin. The lure of Seaside Heights has attracted every legion of people from all over the tri-state area to this family oriented town for years....   [tags: Event Analysis ]

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Was Slavery the Only Cause of the Civil War?

- ... There was The Missouri Compromise, which added additional territories to the US after the Mexican War. The Missouri Compromise caused the Mason Dixon Line to be created, north of the Mason Dixon Line was free states, and South of it were Slave States, this line made the North and South divided, which seemingly made them into two separate countries. The Southerners were at odds with the Northerners over the issue of States’ Rights, the Missouri compromise was successful to an extent in solving these problems, however it was only a temporary solution....   [tags: American history]

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Analysis Of Long Black Song By Booker T. Washington

- How do you write about race. How do you write about economics in a community. Two different authors, but same characteristics. Booker T. Washington author of “Up from Slavery”, wrote a letter titled The Atlanta Exposition Address to the president. In the Exposition, he wrote about he’s beliefs on African Americans economic growth and how they should see race in order to succeed in the new South. Compared to Richard Write author of Long Black Song, he writes about the conflict with white people throughout the story, dealing with race and economics....   [tags: Black people, White people, African American]

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Examining the Ethics of Media Coverage of Celebrities

- How far would you go to get that story or to snap that front page picture. How far is too far. The issue of privacy has taken a new toll, where do you draw the line. The news media (Toronto Star, CTV & CBC) are all networks that I believe still respect that value of privacy with the youth act not addressing there name or picture, or when it comes to getting the story it doesn’t seem that there exploiting people for the benefit of the story, on the other hand a lot of the debate and pressure is coming from the entertainment aspect of the media where a celebrity losses all privacy....   [tags: Celebrity Obsession, tabloids]

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Scott Liss & the Sixty-Six- The Blackpool Letters

- Scott Liss & the Sixty-Six- The Blackpool Letters Liss and crew are poster boys of risk here, mixing many expansive musical influences and scoring big on “The Blackpool Letters. I admired the skill and patience spent culling sounds and sculpting flytrap arrangements on this cd. As Scott says, “watching it take shape as the songs and through the production is the best part. I love the creative process the most. I could spend days, weeks, in the studio doing nothing but writing and recording, experimenting with sounds and techniques.” Produced by Liss in conjunction with Paul Ritchie, (Parlor Mob) the disk owes its edgy dark sound in part to Scott’s penchant for alternate tunings, especially...   [tags: Music Review]

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Disparity of Consumer’s Perception and Brands’ Sustainable Practices

- Disparity of consumer’s perception and brands’ sustainable practices Keywords: Sustainable practices, Brands, Consumer perception, Mind mapping The recent 3 percent increase in sales of sustainable clothing suggests that consumers are highly concerned about sustainability and thus have altered their purchasing decisions toward greater sustainability (Goworek, Fisher, Cooper, Woodward & Hiller, 2012). In other words, sustainability has become a pivotal issue, as and companies are compelled to respond to it as a long term strategy both for the company companies and for society as a whole....   [tags: research, environment, social]

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Analysis Of The Poem ' Nhead Wilson '

- The Critical Analysis of Pudd’nhead Wilson Samuel Langhorne Clemens, most publicly recognized by Mark Twain, was born on November 30th, 1835. He was the son of John M. and Jane L. Clemens. Twain grew up in Hannibal, Missouri, which provided the setting for two of his greeters works The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. From 1840 until 1849, Twain attended school regularly. After leaving school, he continued his work in a newspaper trade, first as an apprentice and then as a full time newspaperman and printer....   [tags: Mark Twain, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn]

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