• Voices, Voices Everywhere

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    Voices, Voices Everywhere Having been told that her boyfriend had cheated on her, Marsha had come to a realization which she had always expected she would someday have to make: that being, the decision to end her relationship with Bobby, because she suspected that he could never commit himself to a monogamous relationship. She had previously dismissed her concerns about Bobby's fidelity after concluding that her "concerns" were just another example of her own insecurity. Maybe her dad was

  • Voices

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    Voices What is your worst nightmare? What if the entire human population thought of you as defective and criticized you harshly? How about having several voices screaming at you for any little thing that you did wrong? What would life be like if you couldn't decipher reality from imagination? These are common scenarios that schizophrenics deal with every hour of the day -- they can't wake up from their nightmare. A living hell. A torture chamber devoid of walls. Like a schizophrenic poet wrote

  • Voice

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    rejected and despises this. Violence has been one of many sources against one another. However, over the years prejudice remarks has been the primarily source to release anger against others that do not meet their “categories”. It is important to voice the opinions we have against such remarks. In “Don’t Just Stand There,” Diane Cole informs of the importance of speaking up against prejudice remarks. If we begin to speak against prejudice remarks, our community will have fewer crimes, less discrimination

  • HD Voice

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    quality connection alongside mobility. HD Voice has been the next step in voice clarity and quality in telephony systems which has contributed to better end user experience. HD VOICE High Definition Voice, also known as Wideband Audio refers to the next generation audio for telephony systems. This has improved voice quality as compared to the traditional digital telephone. It uses standard codecs such as G.722 and G.722.2 to accurately reproduce end user voice in the natural setting by covering a wide

  • The Human Voice

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    Our voice is our primary mean of communication, and most of us can’t go for more than a couple of minutes without using it. We don’t use your voice for just talking though, our voice can be used to do a variation of things. The most obvious example would be singing. So it is obvious the human voice is a means of communication, but it is also a source of pleasure for us. The human voice is not limited to just a couple sounds, no, the human voice can make a complex range of sounds but

  • No voice, No importance

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    exists within a context of patriarchy, and thus, women are culturally conditioned to not question the power of men. However, these stories demonstrate the possibility for women to find their voice. On the other hand, in my opinion gender and superiority have no relation, and women should have been able to voice their opinions just as freely as men. In the story of Thumbelina, she is struggling with what the perception of beauty really is, and the ability to stand up for herself. Throughout the story

  • Having a Voice

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    supports and respects the service users’ rights to appropriate services (K101, Unit 8, P134). This essay will focus on one of these principles which support service users in having a voice and being heard. It will show why it is important for care workers to give services users the opportunity to have a voice and communicate their views and preferences together with the ability to convey their fears and concerns without being judged or discriminated against. It will also consider how breakdowns

  • Voice in Writing

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    Voice in Writing There are many different forms and styles used in writing. Writing is a form of communication that is used to document and express ideas people have. Through the years as people grow and learn knew ways of writing, writing awareness of a person will evolve into a much higher level of thinking. From the first term paper a person writes in high school to the papers they hand in at the college level, the writing will have matured over the years. The authors of writing develop new

  • A Thousand Voices

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      A Thousand Voices   I cannot speak for the rest of the world, consisting of girly girls and manly men, but I can speak for myself. Virginia Woolf is right on target in saying that every human being has a male half and a female half-I believe this because I am a living example; I think we all are. Julie always gives me scornful looks when I come to lunch from from gym with a red face, and an exhausted yet satisfied expression. "You've been playing floor hockey again, haven't

  • The Passive Voice

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    The Passive Voice The English language has two voices--the active and the passive. The active voice and the passive voice differ in that a passive verb phrase has an additional auxiliary BE followed by an EN participle. In a sense, the English passive is "inflexible" when compared to the passive formation of other languages. For example, some languages use word order, verb inflections, and impersonal constructions to form the passive voice. In their book, The Grammar Book: ESL/EFL Teacher's

  • The Voice Of The Video

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    Nature is Speaking with the voice of Julia Roberts is a powerful message to the public about conserving our resources and taking care of the environment. The main message tells us that humans will die, nature will stay. I believe the message of the video is very empowering and important. It is very important to let humans know that we have limited resources and need to conserve them to the best we can to bert-care for our beautiful planet. The video was effective to the public with the synced images

  • House Voices

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    House Voices I will start with my new house. It is down the street from where my grandma and great aunt live. The house has two levels, the main floor and the basement. There are two bedrooms, the office, the bathroom, the living room with a fireplace, dinning room, and the kitchen on the main level. The basement contains the laundry room, the family room, a bathroom, and a large storage area. The house was for sale because the old woman who lived in it before us had died in the summer heat

  • A Gathering of Voices

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    Jewish people. The survivors of the Holocaust are still struggling with the disturbing memories and lost loved ones. Although their reminiscences haunt them, the heroes of the Holocaust have not let the destruction ruin their lives. To compare the voices each victim has, I will show how different authors portray the lives of the Holocaust survivors. Henry Greenspan used a longitudinal study, studying the same people throughout a period of time, to track the improvements the survivors made in each

  • The Voice of Innocence

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    other characters can represent the evil. Harper Lee uses mockingbirds in her story to fight the evil in the story. All it does is sing for people so it would be a sin to kill it. In the novel To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee, Jem Finch is the voice of innocence while Boo Radley doesn’t bother anybody and Tom Robinson is an innocent person, therefore they all represent Mockingbirds. Boo Radley lives alone and doesn’t do anything to anyone, and doesn’t bother anybody. He minds his own business

  • The Kind Of Voice In Mozart: The Voice Of Mozart

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    In letters to his father Mozart remarks on the kind of voice he enjoys in a tenor. He then talks about his friends Anton Raaff and Joseph Meissner, tenors. He complains of the unnatural way that Meissner’s voice does vibrato, and praises Raaff for never doing vibrato. It would seem as if Mozart does not like vibrato, but he claims that when the “human voice trembles naturally” it has a beautiful effect. Mozart commends Raaff on his bravura singing. He is very pleased with Raaff’s breath control

  • employee voice

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    the company is not tied to using its members anymore. The emergence of employee voice is associated with the decline in the trade unions power base with the resulting weakening and reduction of collective bargaining, Freeman and Medoff (1984) argued that union voice is more superior and effective than non-union voice in delivering benefits for workers whilst Kelly, (1996) stated that “the creation of direct non-union voice may be a deliberate ploy by an organisation to suppress a union” but the decline

  • The Suppressed Voice

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    The Suppressed Voice “The Yellow Wallpaper” is a short story written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. To put it briefly, it’s about a married woman who moves to a mansion to recuperate after her physician had diagnosed her with “neurasthenia” or what they referred in the story as a “slight hysterical tendency.” What makes this story special is the treatment she received, how she was treated and most importantly what happened in the “yellow room.” Unlike most other stories that were written before and

  • For All Voices

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    victims for all voices. The theme of the poem is reconciliation and a sense of belonging. This poem was written during the era of the truth and reconciliation commission hearings when South Africa had moved past the apartheid era and was focused on retaining reconciliation and nation building this poem was written to address the importance of forgiveness, reconciliation and moving South Africa forward as a new democracy. This essay seeks to critically anlayse the poem, for all voices, for all victims

  • The Linguistics Of The Voice

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    The idea of voice is a very important topic today. Everyone wants to have a voice and have that voice be heard, whether they share their voice through social media, talking or singing. Mladen Dolar, author of The Linguistics of the Voice, proposes that the voice is the most important way we can communicate and get our points across. People use words and tone to accurately portray their feelings to others. In addition to words, people also make use of sounds to express their emotions, like crying

  • employee voice

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    Theory The term employee voice is originally from Adam Smith’s publication; Wealth of Nations (1776/1937). In this book Smith, raises the concept of employee voice. He states, “The laborer‘s… voice is little heard, and less regarded; except upon particular occasions, when his clamor is animated” (pp. 213). The use of the word voice shows us that the employee’s act of speaking-up and expressing his or her mind originated more than two hundred years ago. From the context of the article , one sees

  • The Power of the Voice

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    The Power of the Voice A person speaks and argues every single day, but do you know that there is an actual art for speaking and arguing? Created by speakers and debaters long before today, the art of Speech and Debate has taken hold upon the American high school and college life. Before my first debate, I was nervous and shivered in fear of the outcome. However, I felt like I was part of something. With judge looking at me and the timer in his hand, I began my first speech. It all just happened

  • Voice in Democracy

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    incredible power wielded by the public, and, as a result, have developed the system of the permanent campaign, in which they are constantly listening and responding to the will of their constituents. It is important to understand that the public has a voice, but is even more important to understand what it is they are saying. By studying political participation, the way people vote, the rallies they attend, the organizations they boycott and the speakers they gather around, political analysts can better

  • Artistic Voice

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    Artistic Voice Authors have a distinct identity that you recognize when you read their work of art. The qualities and aspects of a text that give an author a distinct identity as an artist are known as their artistic voice. Denise Levertov and Anne Sexton both use different themes in their poetry that separate them from other poets. Denise Levertov writes about the unknown and the unsaid in life. Anne Sexton distinguishes herself by writing about her family, loves, and her emotional

  • The Voice of Change

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    a sense of comfort, empathy, and momentum to listeners so they can practice their beliefs and promote change. Therefore it is prevalent to see that when a celebrity endorses a cause, it does have a major impact on our society because they are the voice of change. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis recently won a Grammy Award for the Best Rap Album in 2014. The reason they won an award is because they discuss social issues with a sense of seriousness and optimism. In the song “Thrift Shop,” Macklemore talks

  • The Voice Within

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    The Voice Within Jodie sits on her bed, her back resting against the dull grey wall of her bedroom, staring out across the room at the imaginary dot on the back of the cupboard door. She always sits still now; she knows that escape from David is impossible. She doesn't quite know where he came from, but is sure that he has been there for a long time hovering in the back of her mind, making his presense known from time to time. Ever since Jodie was a child, there had

  • Voices of Protest

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    Voices of Protest: The Politician and the Radio Priest      Alan Brinkley, the author of Voices of Protest, wrote about Huey Long and Father Coughlin who launched attacks on Roosevelt’s administration during the years of 1933 – 1935. This period of time was during the great depression. The book described in great length and detail about Huey Long and Father Coughlin, who were extremely influential politicians, and their opposition to the new society of big business and

  • The Authorial Voice

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    similarity between his convict brother and himself and the desire to point out the differences and what sets him above. This is evident in the drastic change of tone when he switches voices within the essay. When speaking as himself he speaks in the voice of the scholar. When he speaks as Robby he speaks in the voice of the gangster. This variation is effective because Wideman writes for scholars, not gangsters. Both essays end unresolved, not because the authors could not resolve them, but because

  • voice of generation

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    The poem ‘London’ is written by the poet William Blake on England’s capital city in 1792. The song ‘Industrial Disease’ is written by Mark Knopfler who is the musical and composer in the music band ‘Dire Straits’. The poem ‘London’ is mainly about the social protest due to the Industrial Revolution. It describes the author’s thoughts and views when he wandered in a chartered street in London, where is near the Thames River. It offers an observation of the terrible conditions in London at that time

  • Voices of Harlem

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    Langston Hughes and Countee Cullen are two famous African American poets of the Harlem Renaissance. They were born a year apart from each other in the early 20th century. Langston Hughes called himself a Black poet and Countee Cullen called himself a Black poet.The difference in the way these two poets describe themselvesis exhibited in the structures, word choices and tones of their poems. Hughes represents common African American life by using authentic blues rhythms and the language of his people

  • An Innocent Voice

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    readers despise the actions and decisions made by every character in this book, and are finding themselves literally frustrated sick at the amount they have emotionally invested in the characters. However, Heather O’Neil uses the innocent mind and voice of a young female main character named Baby to develop a relationship between the reader and the text that fills the pages. Readers are finding themselves becoming invested in the emotional and physical stability of the characters, and craving more

  • Fighting For a Voice

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    Tired of being America’s second class citizens women throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries joined in the fight to demand increased government involvement that would give women more rights. By being the radical voice of prohibition, Francis Willard propelled this fight onward by pushing women’s issues into the political arena. Organizations such as the Women’s Trade Union League (WTUL) were influential forces fighting for improved working conditions of women by letting America know

  • Voice Recognition Systems

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    Voice Recognition Systems At the beginning of the Twenty-First century we are experiencing an informational revolution. The whole business world is changing as a result of new technology, including new ways of entering data into computer systems. Gone are the days of spending long hours in front of a computer typing word processing documents and emails or punching numbers into a phone. Voice recognitions systems are at the forefront of data-entry technology. Through voice recognition

  • Voice Recognition Technologies

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    Voice Recognition Technologies The 20th century has been a technological marvel. We have advanced more in the 20th century than we have during any other one-hundred year term in recorded history. This is due to a number of reasons. One of which is the early conflicts of the century. World War I and World War II changed the world forever. During these global conflicts, countries developed advanced weapons. They also developed advanced communications and other technologies. The Internet

  • A Woman without a Voice

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    A Woman without a Voice Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s “The Yellow Wallpaper” voices the struggle of an unnamed woman who loses her identity and mind. The narrator is oppressed by her husband who suppresses her voice, independence, and actions in an attempt to cure her worsening hysteria. The conflict between the two arises as the narrator attempts to break free of her submissive role and find her voice. Constant oppression by her controlling husband leads to the story’s protagonist eventually

  • Teaching Passive Voice

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    the strategies in teaching passive voice by evaluating Miss Wong’s pedagogical approach. In the second part, the author will write a proposal to suggest an alternative teaching method regarding passive voice. Some teaching activities are introduced, such as a TV program. B. Significance of Passive Voice Teaching passive voice is necessary. Although there is no absolutely relationship between passive voice and written texts, students are likely to drop passive voice when they want to write a narrative

  • The Importance of Voice in Writing

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    For my first paper I'll talk about voice, and how it affects the conversations that we have with other people, and how we perceive certain voices to sound in stories, and other works that we read. I think that in general voice is a type of mystery, and that it is one of those things that we really can't understand. When looking at a piece of writing I think that a clear and concise voice is one of the things that makes a piece work. This is my own feeling, and it might not agree with others, but

  • Hearing the Voice of God

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    He will help us with them. Now, doesn’t that sound good? Well, don’t you want to learn to hear God’s voice? The question is…how does He talk to us? Here are a few ways: 1.)     He talks to us in audible voice. Wouldn’t that be totally cool? Can you imagine what His voice would sound like? Would it be deep like in the movies? Although not everybody could hear His audible voice like Paul and Samuel, there are many other ways for us to be able to hear Him. 2.)     He

  • Voice Over IP

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    Voice Over IP Abstract This paper demonstrates the new technology of voice over ip. This emerging technology will prove to be a cost reducing effort for companies to look into over the next several years. Over the last three to four years the technology has also been introduced to the consumers which has added to savings on their monthly phones bills and they way that they conduct business from day to day. Voice over IP the Wave of the Future Description Voice over IP is a method

  • Articulate Voices in Literature

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    culture is made or destroyed-by its articulate voices” (Rand) . Articulate voices found in Animal Farm by George Orwell, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, and Anthem by Ayn Rand all create or destroy their culture. In all three novels, the articulate voices inspire change by speaking their mind, among others. Furthermore, they take actions that affect their surroundings, both positively and negatively and cause revolutions amid others. Articulate voices found in all three novels inspire change. In

  • The Silent Voice of the Mule

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    Voice can be regarded as an expression that can be used to measure the innate strength of one self and their degree of freedom. With voice being seen as power, silence is seen as its complete opposite, portraying weakness and restraint. However, this interpretation of silence is proven otherwise in the popular novel Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston as the main protagonist Janie desires to have a voice of power but instead remains silent during imperative events that happen in her

  • The Voices, By Ryan Reynolds

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    The movie, The Voices, is a story about Jerry (played by Ryan Reynolds), a seemingly happy-go-lucky guy working a factory job that was appointed to him by the court. He is eager to meet and mingle with his new coworkers at a factory party, which he tells his psychiatrist, Dr. Warren, about at one of his appointments. He mentions to her that he likes one of the ladies up in accounting, Fiona. She encourages Jerry to talk Fiona. The story continues to escalate as we find out that Jerry is a schizophrenic

  • Transgender Voice Therapy

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    caseloads in an effort to feminize their voice and communication styles. There are several aspects of voice that can impact the perceived gender, including pitch, vocal quality, resonance, and prosody. Typically a higher fundamental frequency (F0), breathiness, more forward-focused resonance, a slower rate, and a smaller pitch range help the speaker to be perceived as a female (Owen & Hancock, 2010). To date there is research that supports the use of voice therapy with MtF transgender clients (Hancock

  • Voice Through Eyes

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    Throughout history, African Americans (African American women in particular) have had immense struggles in their efforts to develop a voice. In “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, Zora Neale Hurston is able to eloquently portray a typical African American woman’s journey to find her identity by using an array of rhetorical devices. With the use of powerful rhetorical questions, allusions, and extended metaphors, Zora Neale Hurston effectively depicts Janie Stark’s intimate personal growth throughout

  • The Voice Of Generation X

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    Mazzaferro in her essay entitled, 'Turned Off by Politics.'; We have been judged in every aspect of society, especially in the political arena. Is there any way for us to clear up these misconceptions given to us by other generations? It seems that the voice of Generation X is silent when it comes to political issues these days. When we talk about politics we often wonder what relevance it has on our lives. Many of us feel that politicians are no longer trustworthy. 'I am not saying that every politician

  • Voice Recognition Systems

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    Voice Recognition Systems *Works Cited Not Included About twenty years ago voice recognition systems were only see on the science fiction channel of the television and the viewer could only dream of the day when that technology would be possible. I know that when I was younger I would watch Star Trek and see Captain Kirk address the computer by talking to it, and not only did the computer understand his instructions, but it would flawlessly prefom the commands that were

  • The Physics of the Human Voice

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    The Physics of the Human Voice The voice is our primary mean of communication and expression. We rarely last more than a few minutes without its use whether it is talking to someone else or humming quietly to ourselves. We can use the voice artistically in many ways. For example, singing carries the rhythm and melody of speech. It creates patterns of pitch, loudness, and duration that tie together syllables, phrases and sentences. We use the voice for survival, emotion, expression, and

  • Voice Of Minority Groups

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    earlier. Men had the power, and women absolutely did need a voice to help gain equality for them. One thing I notice is that they were not asking for the rights of any other minority group in the United States at the time. If anything they should have felt sympathetic towards groups like immigrants and African Americans who had very few rights at this point in our history. Groups like these have to find their own leaders to act as a voice to the public. This brings me to the next portion of the thread

  • The Voice By Thomas Hardy

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    long years making every one of them count. Unlike anyone else in my family, she wasn’t only my aunt, but my best friend. In Thomas Hardy’s poem “The Voice” he recounts the memories and grief of losing his beloved wife by expressing his emotions for her in a poem. Because I lost someone very special in my life, I attempted to imitate Hardy’s “The Voice” because you could really see how much Hardy misses and loves his wife. In order to express my emotions towards my aunt, I created a poem about my memories

  • Finding the Voice to Speak

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    Finding the voice to speak "The Woman Warrior" consists of five stories which focuses on five women: Kingston's long-dead aunt, "No-Name Woman"; a mythical female warrior, Fa Mu Lan; Kingston's mother, Brave Orchid; Kingston's aunt, Moon Orchid; and finally Kingston herself. Based on her mother's stories, which are integrated with Kingston's imagination, "The Woman Warrior" reveals her past childhood experiences, and explores her struggle to reconcile her Chinese heritage with her American identity

  • The Musical Voice of Generations

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    alternative underlining reason that only a certain style of music gets censored? Also, what extent should the enforcers be allowed to go to pursue to censor our music. "Censorship is at best problematic and at worst dangerous when it tries to silence the voice of the powerless at the behest of the powerful." (Censorship, 2006) While music censorship is meant to protect the masses, people should have the freedom to express themselves musically. The censorship of music is not a new idea. For as long as there