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  • Comparing Maria, And Guan Wei's Dow: Island

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    In this comparison I will be comparing Russell Drysdale’s Maria (1950) a Sydney oil on canvas, 99x76.2 cm (NGA) to Guan Wei’s Dow: Island (2002) a synthetic polymer painting, 320x921 across 48 panels (NGA). The painting Maria shows a middle aged foreign looking woman, standing under a dark veranda, looking vaguely out into the distance. The title give us the understanding that her name is ‘Maria’. Her features and her surrounds are realistic. The landscape is dry outback. There is no other human

  • Norman Foster Architecture

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    established a practice called Foster + Partners which was founded in London and is now one of the most well-known international design practices. Lord Foster is responsible for many designs internationally including one of the world’s biggest airports in Beijing as well as Clyde Auditorium based in Scotland, Glasgow which is a theatre where two of the most famous shows were held Britain’s Got Talent and The X-Factor. Most of his projects consist of oval shaped designs which provide natural lighting, hospitality

  • Communism In China Essay

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    changing governments as we think right, we need to d some research on Communism to understand why it failed, and why it succeeded. In the world, there are two major Communist countries, China and North Korea. While China is so popular that the 2008 Beijing Olympics were held there, North Korea has deemed all Western culture trash, and doesn’t allow hardly any Americans to enter the country. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? As shown in the documentary, Inside North Korea, Lisa Ling can only enter the country

  • The Importance Of Emotion

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    I feel like the studying of how we express are emotions are really important for many different reasons that can relate to our business and personal aspect of life. The lack of knowledge of knowing of how the human race express itself to one another can have a huge negative impact on our everyday life such as messing up or ending personal relationships and even upsetting important people at the work place it is very key to know how people express their emotions because it can be really good indicators

  • The Pros And Cons Of Globalization

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    millennium, the challenges facing feminist attempts to link gender justice with economic justice at the global, national, and local levels. In a paper for UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women). When conducting the five-year review of the Beijing Platform for Action we see the two directions this ideology stems from. On the one hand, intricate, yet misunderstood which results in it being poorly regulated, processes of globalization appear as the new form of a free-market landslide. In a sense

  • First Day Of My Metamorphosis

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    readers can perceive how difficult and painful to adapt to the drastic surrounding,both linguistically and ideologically.However,my later story would be,in brief,I endured all of these and achieved the top 2000 in the CEE.Finally I was admitted by the Beijing Normal University after 3 years’ polish.Looking back to the old days,I genuinely feel thankful and will always treasure the tough memories. Eng109-Assignment1 Winston(Hezhi Zhu) Student ID:20601160

  • Mao Zedong

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    Mao Zedong or Mao Tse-tung Pronounced As: mou dzu-doong , 1893-1976, founder of the People's Republic of China. One of the most prominent Communist theoreticians, Mao's ideas on revolutionary struggle and guerrilla warfare were extremely influential, especially among Third World revolutionaries. Of Hunanese peasant stock, Mao was trained in Chinese classics and later received a modern education. As a young man he observed oppressive social conditions, becoming one of the original members of the Chinese

  • Poachers Kill Magnificent Animals for Profit

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    subject of poaching. Referring back to previously stated details, elephants are hunted for the ivory inside their tusks. The cost of ivory has skyrocketed, and the price of ivory has risen to an exorbitant high of $1,000 per pound on the streets of Beijing, China where ivory trade activity is more than twice the activity in Europe and North America combined. The price of rhinoceroses horns have also dramatically increased to nearly $30,000 a pound because many residents of Asia believe ground rhinoceros

  • Why I Am a Groupthink Liar

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    transforms people to behave more ‘mature’ by unconsciously gaining the consciousness of groupthink, the kind of lying which is unpremissible but always unavoidable with the proviso “under certain circumstances”. 1 year ago, I went to a school in Beijing as an exchange student. I was invited to vote for the way of class committee members’ selection in a freshman class, the teacher told me it was the first time they did so. I had two choices, “chairman selected by the teacher” or “chairman selected

  • The Damaging Impact of Overpopulation on the Environment

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    especially those located in arid climates such as in Africa, South America and Asia. In some African countries, fresh water needs to be carried daily from sources more than two hours walking distance. Water supply is an issue in urban areas as well. In Beijing, the water table falls down with as much as two meters annually.* 2. Water pollution. The problem with water is not only over consumption, but also pollution. "More than 95% of urban sewage in developing countries is discharged untreated into the