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    sharp as any blade. An excellent example of this is found in one of Franz Kafka’s best-known short stories, “The Metamorphosis.” Written in 1915, the story opens with Gregor Samsa, a young man who has somehow turned into a terrifying, human-sized cockroach overnight. His number-one concern is not, however, that he is no longer entirely human; he is terribly concerned that he will be late to work and lose his job. Eventually, his family discovers his condition and is, as they should

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    (Joseph Campbell). At the very beginning, Gregor has inexplicably transformed from his prior human form into the body of a cockroach. As the main character of this story, Gregor does not live up to existentialism morals because of how selfless he is. Ironically, the first concern Gregor has after discovering his new shape is the fact he will not be

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    School Lunch

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    The students of our school should rally together and hang the cooks in the Cafeteria. Well, maybe that is a little too dramatic, but something has to be done about the school lunch. The stuff that they serve the students is truly awful. Students should not be forced to eat in the cafeteria because the meals are not prepared well, there are foreign objects in the deserts, and many kids have gotten ill after eating certain items. Initially, sometimes the lunch is left over. To know if it is left over

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    the morning to get ready for work and finds that he has been transformed into a cockroach, he ponders about how maybe he should just go in to work late and get fired, but then realizes that he cannot because “if [he] were not holding back because of [his] parents, [he] would have quit long ago” (Kafka 8). This quote displays how the family contains immense power over Gregor which causes him to turn into a cockroach that symbolizes that he has become alienated, has become unfree, and has lost his

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    Within The House of the Spirits and The Story of Zahra, Isabel Allende and Hanan al-Shaykh establish setting through their use of point of view, narrative technique, and parallelism. Allende uses two different types of point of view to tell her story, first person and third person. They differ in the way she presents them because the first person point of view comes from Esteban Trueba, whose thoughts are directly from experiencing the story, whereas the third person point of view comes from an unknown

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    Stimulus/Response Versus Input/Output Theory: An Orientation to the Syntax of Scientific Literature There appears to be a steady desire within the scientific and lay community to explain events which occur in the universe in a concrete absolute fashion. This most likely extends from an unconscious (or conscious) need to control the world around us. Such control can give a sense of security regarding our future. If we can explain why events happen, we can attempt to predict when and for what

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    Lactobacillus Johnsonii Bacteria Research

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    their many genetic similarities to humans. The most important of those similarities is their gastrointestinal tract and their immune system. Second, ovalbumin and cockroach allergen were used to infect the mice. Ovalbumin (OVA) is an antigen used mostly in immunization studies due to it being able to produce an immune response. The cockroach allergen was used as a stimulus to infect the mice immune system as well. Thirdly, IgE is an antibody that functions in the development of asthm... ... middle

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    Postcolonial literature often emphasizes the problems and consequences of the decolonization of a country, emerging at the same time that many colonies were fighting their way to independence. Postcolonial writers, especially those who are from Africa, South Asia, and Caribbean, "wrote back" to the empire to challenge the imperial assumptions that had justified colonialism in the first place. Wide Sargasso Sea of Jean Rhys is the prequel of Jane Eyre, which tells the story of Rochester's mad wife

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    has been used to treat phobias for small animals as well. The objective of augmented reality is to confirm whether the stimuli in the augmented reality insect phobia system is capable of inducing anxiety in six participants that are diagnosed with cockroach phobia which is also called katsaridaphobia. Augmented reality has the potential to be useful in various applications. It shows that the fields of education and medicine have taken the most advantage of the new technology, developing applications

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    the racial tensions and disapproval of white Jamaican women because they were not like “real white people”, wearing French Caribbean fashions. The white people also feared revenge of the ex- black slaves who follow Antoinette and called her “white cockroach”. Accepted by neither white nor black society, Antoinette feels great shame and left out. Having witnessed her home burnt down by the ex-slaves, the death of her brother Pierre, and her mother falling ill and mad, Antoinette had to go through it

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