Clifford Essays

  • Clifford Sifton For the Wall of Fame

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    To: Admirable Judges of the Canadian Wall of Fame. From: Ben Atkins; Representative of Clifford Sifton. The purpose of this letter is to promote Sir Clifford Sifton for the wall of fame and as being one of the significant Canadians ever. No one has changed western Canada’s history like this man. Canadian immigration policy in the first decade of the century is associated with no one individual more than Clifford Sifton. Like many of Manitoba's elite, Sifton was born in Upper Canada (Ontario) and came

  • Clifford Olson: Canadian Serial Killer

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    Clifford Olson: Canadian Serial Killer Clifford Olson is one of Canada's well known serial killers. He showed no sign of sympathy for the public all throughout his life and would eventually end up killing many innocent people and spending a good portion of his life in jail. Clifford Olson was born on January 1st 1940, in Vancouver, British Columbia. While he was growing up he was always in trouble. Even as a child in school her was referred to as a bully and not a nice kid. Then as he grew

  • Clifford Odets’ Waiting for Lefty

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    Clifford Odets’ Waiting for Lefty In his play "Waiting for Lefty" Clifford Odets attempts to stir up the weary American public of the 1930s by providing examples of everyday people who, with some coaxing, rise above the capitalist mess they've inherited and take control of their destinies. In his work, Odets paints the common man as honest, sacrificial, and exploited, while big business and the government are portrayed as the proletariat's enemies, anonymous corporations of rich men intent on

  • Cultural Approach To Organizations, By Clifford Geertz And Michael Pacanowsky

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    Cultural approach to organization is a theory that was written by Clifford Geertz and Michael Pacanowsky. The theory looks into how organizations and business have their own corporate culture with in its environment. Culture is a set of meanings that are shared and understood among the employees. The theory explores what exactly cultural is in a corporate context and how it effects the environment, and once culture is established can it be changed. Theories are a set of systematic hunches, which

  • A Critical Analysis Of Clifford Stoll's Isolated By The Internet

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    In “Isolated by the Internet” astronomer at the University of California, Berkeley, Clifford Stoll emphasizes that the Internet has become a negative influence for society. Stoll believes that the Internet aim people to deteriorate and demure away from interacting among other people; which can also lead people to become isolated in feeling stressed, lonely, and depressed. Although, critics like Stoll encourage us to not be manipulated by the Internet, it helps society to find for alternatives solutions

  • The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy through the Maze of Computer Espionage by Clifford Stoll

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    The book, The Cuckoo’s Egg: Tracking a Spy through the Maze of Computer Espionage is a 1990 novel written by Clifford Stoll. Published by arrangement with Doubleday, a division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc, the main idea of the book is a first-person account of the hunt for a computer cracker who broke into a computer at the Lawrence Berkley National Library. Winding up on the front page of The New York Times, the astronomer trained and accidental computer expert, Cliff Stoll became

  • Review of Clifford Stoll's Article "Cyberschool" and Proposed Changes to Improve My College

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    Many students realized that within their first two years semesters of college, the workload is inevitably heavier and even overwhelming than when they were in high school. After reading “Cyberschool” by Clifford Stoll, there is a shocking point that he makes very obvious to his readers. Stoll implies that what his essay is about is not to be taking into consideration because he pokes fun at the idea of the cyber-schooling. Cyber-schooling consists of each student having their own computer; all

  • Abstinence and Orgy in Measure for Measure

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    Duke is a successful magistrate with divinely-delegated powers ("Renaissance" 66-82), almost in line with Eliade’s version of a receding sky-god replaced by a local delegate (see Eliade 52); the attack upon Vincentio’s foolish "mystification" by Clifford Leech (69-71); and the concomitant understanding by Wylie Sypher that the Duke’s Vienna is merely an arbitrary, chaotic locale where passion and abstinence indifferently change place (262-80). Missing from such interpretations of Measure for Measure

  • Vernon Corea

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    Harishchandra, Vernon and Monica moved to Colombo. He worked briefly for Car Mart and then joined Radio Ceylon as a Relief Announcer in 1956. Vernon was appointed as an Announcer in Radio Ceylon in 1957 by the Director of the Commercial Service, Clifford R.Dodd. Vernon had the joined the 'greats' - Livy Wijemanne, Pearl Ondaatje, Tim Horshington, Greg Roskowski, Jimmy Barucha, Mil Sansoni, Eardley Peiris,Shirley Perera, Bob Harvie, Chris Greet, Prosper Fernando, Ameen Sayani (of Binaca Geet Mala

  • Cultural Purity and the Refute of the Inevitable Momentum

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    Crazy,” James Clifford offers a poem by William Carlos Williams about a housekeeper of his named Elsie. This girl is of mixed blood, with a divided common ancestry, and no real collective roots to trace. Williams begins to make the observation that this is the direction that the world is moving in, as Clifford puts it—“an inevitable momentum.” Clifford believes in that, “in an interconnected world, one is always to varying degrees, ‘inauthentic.’” In making this statement, Clifford is perhaps only

  • Narcissism as Liberation and Deep Play: Notes on a Balinese Cockfight

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    Comparing Susan Douglas' Narcissism as Liberation and Clifford Greetz's Deep Play: Notes on a Balinese Cockfight The method used by Susan Douglas in her essay “Narcissism as Liberation” to describe the way a particular event to practice might have a deeper meaning seems to differ somewhat with that used by Clifford Greetz in “Deep Play: Notes on a Balinese Cockfight”. In the former, the author concentrates on the method which would be best described as “direct approach”. In her explanations

  • Construction Of The Great Pyramid

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    Of the three theories on how the Great Pyramid was built, in descending order of acceptability, the most suitable theory is Clifford Wilson’s followed by Joseph Davidovits’ and Erich Von Däniken’s argument. Clifford Wilson’s theory is the best because he illustrates how the pyramids were built and provides the evidence to prove his theory, however; this is unlike Joseph Davidovits’ theory because Davidovits does not fully answer questions that arise concerning his theory. The three theories have

  • Literary Analysis of Audre Lorde's Power

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    power she has as a African-American woman poet to make people hear and think about racial injustices. "Power" (1030) is a poem that has two different levels of meaning, literal and nonliteral. The first being a narrative poem literally about Clifford Glover, a ten-year-old African-American Queens boy who was shot by a Caucasian police officer that was acquitted by a jury. The second being the nonliteral, more poetic intent, Audre Lorde's reaction and feelings of fury and disgust over this incident

  • The Ethics of Belief

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    This section provides us with two selections from the essays of William K. Clifford (1845-1879) and William James (1842-1910). Clifford's essay, The Ethics of Belief, is based on the concept of evidentialism. This concept 'holds that we should not accept any statement as true unless we have good evidence to support its truth'; (Voices of Wisdom, 346). James wrote his essay, The Will to Believe, as a response to Clifford's essay where he endorsed a philosophy called pragmatism. Pragmatism is described

  • The Holland Tunnel

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    His plan was a bi-level design in which each level would carry opposing lanes of traffic, two lanes in each direction.2 Both of these designs were not taken to the next step. The proposal of Clifford Milburn Holland (see Figure 1) was adopted as the design of the tunnel. Figure 1. Picture of Clifford Milburn Holland. His plan called for two separate tubes that would contain two lanes of traffic going in the same direction. After Holland's proposal was

  • A Common Thread

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    shoulder to see where we have been. Without acknowledging our present culture and studying our culture in the past, where are we going? Studying Clifford Geertz, Patricia Limerick, John Wideman, and Ralph Waldo Emerson has made it easier for me to answer my own question. These four authors of varying expertise tied together a common thread called culture. Clifford Geertz in his essay “Deep Play” brought us the world of cockfighting in Bali. In this essay he portrays the culture of our present American

  • Singapore by author Mary Oliver

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    particular thing. Let me associate the word "thing" in the previous sentence as working. Working for living. Reason I chose to write on this topic was that the Poem " Singapore" written by author Mary Oliver that I read in the book by John Schilb and John Clifford influenced me alot. The Poem narrates the life of a woman which works on an aeroplane and is cleaning teh restrooms which are very dirty. She visually and physically finds the job dirty. But while cleaning that restrooms she sees it in her own world

  • Harrison Ainsworth Rookwood

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    highwayman and their numerous adventures. The growing interest in the subject inspired many authors to write about the various exploits of popular criminals and highwayman. Some prominent examples of this type of novel were Edward Bulwer’s Paul Clifford (1830) and Eugene Aram (1832); Charles Dickens’ Oliver Twist (1838-39) and Barnaby Rudge (1841); and William Harrison Ainsworth Rookwood (1834) and Jack Sheppard (1839-40). Several of these novels were based upon famous crimes and criminal

  • The Client

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    I read the book The Client by John Grisham. This book was about a boy, named Mark Sway, and is younger brother who witnessed a horrible suicide. Before the suicide, he talked to the lawyer who was about to kill himself. This lawyer, Jerome Clifford, had a client in New Orleans who had murdered a United States Senator and hid the body at the lawyer?s house. Right before he shot himself, the lawyer told Mark everything about his Mafia connected client. When the lawyer took his life, the younger brother

  • No Reason to Ban Lady Chatterley's Lover by DH Lawrence

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    shows the reader that though there is an emotional love between the two, neither is fulfilled. Their relationship can best be summed up by a quote directly from this book, “Time went on. Whatever happened, nothing happened.” (19) Neither Connie nor Clifford have a great love for the other, they seam to be just friends who live together. The idea of a strictly physical love is shown briefly through Mellors and his marriage to his first wife. Though the two had a stable marriage based on physical love