Continuation Essays

  • A Continuation of the The Pearl by John Steinbeck

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    As Kino and Juana walked hand in hand back to their brush house the song of evil hung over them like a shadow. For they could not understand why their pearl , this beautiful wonderful pearl that was supposed to bring them so much happiness wasn't worth nearly as much as they had expected. When they arrived at the brush house Kino sat in a corner while Juana placed Coyotito down in his crib for a nap. Kino again raised his pearl out in front of him. On it's shiny surface he could see the images

  • The Rise of Social Isolation in America is a Chief Factor in the Proliferation and Continuation of Suburban Sprawl

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    The Rise of Social Isolation in America is a Chief Factor in the Proliferation and Continuation of Suburban Sprawl At the very backbone of the body of reasons for which sprawl has accelerated so much in recent decades is the changing social culture in America. One must remember that sprawl is all about people, and one of the greatest factors that drive the trends of their behavior is culture. It is true that there are many other factors (I.E. economic) at play in the manifestation of sprawl

  • Perceptual Errors

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    The halo effect allows one salient characteristic to overshadow ones evaluation of another in multiple arenas. In other words a person will “fill in the gaps” of another person.  Continuation is the tendency to organize stimuli into continuous lines or patterns. Selective Perception is much like continuation. Selective perception is the continuing to justify ones own values, beliefs, etc.  Simplicity is the tendency to reduce stimuli to their simplest shapes or patterns. The Actor-Observer

  • Why the Blind Cannot See When Given Eyes

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    meaningful, whole representations. (4) Early in the 20th century, Gestalt psychologists explored how organization governs perception by grouping parts into coherent wholes. They discovered laws of grouping, including similarity, proximity, good continuation, and closure. (5) From his pattern of visual perceptive deficits, it appears that Vincent's brain does not group visual input into wholes according to the Gestalt principles. The visual stimulus remains fragmented, disorganized. If there is a center

  • Against Mandatory Attendance Policies in College

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    discussed. First, in order to enroll in college, mandatory attendance in a previous educational institution is required. For most, this record consists of 13 years of mandatory classroom attendance prior to college. It is a valid argument that the continuation of this policy is effective for job preparation in that it teaches accountability and self-discipline. But if a student is required by a higher authority to do something, is it really self-discipline? No, it is merely a high school power struggle

  • A Character Analysis of Nora in Ibsen's A Doll's House

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    A Character Analysis of Nora in Ibsen's A Doll's House It is a general consensus that women play more than one role after they are married and have a family. These roles include wife, mother, chauffeur, and nurse. In A Doll's House, Nora is given many roles to play and, though some of the above are included, she also plays the role of child, friend, confidante, and manipulator. But the greatest feat that she accomplishes is her star performance as doting daughter and submissive spouse.

  • Movie: The Mission

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    treaty, the line that split the land was moved in favor of Portugal. On that land, missionaries had already set up missions. To better the economy for Portugal, the Spanish Church was sent in to get the Jesuits out. The would be effected by the continuation of the Jesuits because of the slave trade. If the Jesuits stayed, the Indians would have a spiritual leader . To brake their faith the Jesuits would have to be removed. Near the end of the movie, the Spanish do try to break the faith of the

  • Admissions Essay: The Plain Truth

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    Up until I was about 16, I lived there permanently. I used to switch back and forth from parent to parent all of the time. When I first started high school, I went to Piner High and, in my junior year, I went to Montgomery and, from there, to a continuation school. I am currently now back at Piner. I had to basically kick and scream to get back into my regular high school--as you can see there is some drama behind the scene. Applying to college was not an easy thing for me. First, I had to make

  • Comparison Of Judaism And Christianity

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    emergence was not a direct line. Christianity broke from Judaism, forming a new religion, so it is misleading, however comfortable the thought might be, to believe that the two religions are essentially the same, or to see Christianity as the natural continuation of Judaism. Judaism's central belief is that the people of all religions are children of God, and therefore equal before God. All people have God's love, mercy, and help. In particular, Judaism does not require that a person convert to Judaism

  • It's Time for Americans to Understand that Freedom Isn't Free

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    language conveys. Yes it indeed bears repeating, “Freedom Is Not Free!” Its acquisition from King George’s England involved struggle, its maintenance throughout the first two and a quarter centuries of our Great Republic required sacrifice and its continuation demands perseverance. Wise people fully realize that struggle, sacrifice and perseverance are the vital characteristics of freedom, democracy and independence. In the late 1930s complaisant European nations were lulled into the jaws of the very

  • The Ultimate Peripeteia in Hamlet

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    Hamlet and Ophelia.  During this meeting, Hamlet seems to turn on Ophelia, denying that he ever loved her.  This apparent reversal of feelings towards Ophelia may appear as a peripeteia at first, but under closer examination will prove to be a continuation of Hamlet's pretense of madness. Hamlet is aware that Ophelia is being used to draw out information from him about the source of his insanity. This becomes evident when Hamlet inquires where Ophelia's father is. At the end of his soliloquy,

  • Early Humans and the Environment

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    floppy yield to the dvd, cloning of sheep and other advances in the fields of math, science, and engineering. Humans and Pre-Humans have always been developing, either intentionally or unintentionally, technologies that were either necessary for the continuation of life, or for the improved quality of life, thus changing the environment. Early humans lived by hunting and gathering, affecting their environment only minimally. There was a small human population that supported itself by hunting, gathering

  • Three Basic Structures Of Structured Programming

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    easily expressed by concatenation i.e. listing the pieces of code in the correct order. The main related question is how to indicate the boundary between statements. "Some languages just use the end of line but then usually require an explicit continuation symbol for statements too long to fit on a single line. Others languages use an explicit character such as, with some of these treating it as a separator and the rest treating it as the statement terminator." (Birrell, 1995) To turn a code sequence

  • The Model Theory Of Dedekind Algebras

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    non-empty set, and h, a "similar transformation" on B (i.e. an injective unary function on B). In deference to Dedekind, the ordered pair B = (B,h) is called a Dedekind algebra. While the study of Dedekind algebras can naturally be viewed as a continuation of Dedekind's work, the focus here is different. Rather than investigating whether a particular Dedekind algebra (the sequence of the positive integers) is characterizable, we proceed by investigating conditions on Dedekind algebras which imply

  • Discussing two or three Poems in Detail, Explain how you think Heaney

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    reader a picture of a man who is not only digging, but doing it with immense skill, which is not something which we usually associate with a job like that. This helps us understand why Heaney has chosen to talk about his past and digging. The continuation of farming from Heaney's grandfather, to Heaney's father, "the old man could handle a spade. Just like his old man" shows the reader that country life is very family orientated, and professions are often carried down from father to son. The

  • The Principles Of Machiavelli Exposed in The Prince

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    Machiavelli suggests a secular state, which would allow the leader to do that which is necessary for the country and for his continued reign, though not necessarily moral.The ends do not justify the means, yet sometimes if the end is necessary for the continuation of a society, then the means do not have to be morally bound. A ruler cannot please everybody all the time, so therefore, he has to be cunning in order to maintain control. There are times when a ruler needs to lie to the populace, in order to

  • The McDonaldization of Work

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    McDonaldization is the process by which the principles of fast-food restaurants are coming to dominate more and more sectors of American society, as well as, of the rest of the world. George Ritzer created this concept of McDonaldization as a continuation of Max Weber's theories on bureaucracies (Ritzer...

  • A Psychoanalytical Look at Broumas' Little Red Riding Hood

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    A Psychoanalytical Look at Broumas' Little Red Riding Hood Sigmund Freud, the key developer of the psychoanalytical approach to the human mind, created a theory that can explain the driving force behind all forms of human life. In his theories he uses the desire for sexual pleasure as one of those driving forces, but very often, according to Freud, those desires are not met, weather they are through the actual event of receiving pleasure or through some alternate form of dispersing the energy

  • Does Utopian Socialists offer an attractive political reform?

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    love of knowledge and high respect for the newly truths of science. Thus, they believed that the common attainment of knowledge means the largest participation of all members of society in its joys and benefits. After the period of early Utopians, continuation of a sprit of French Revolution and initial signs of industrial revolution resulted in the emergence of a new group of Utopians called Socialist Utopians (Hertzler, 1922: 181). The word “Socialism” seems to have been first used by one of the leading

  • Fade, by Robert Cormier

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    and if it can be published, as an autobiography of Paul. She suspects it is fake because of the fact of the fade. The next part is the next section of the book that Susan later finds, and it is about Paul when he is in his forties. It is just a continuation of his life, and he feels that the next fader is ready, so he goes out to find him. The next fader is named Ozzie, and he discovers the fade on his own, without Paul, and does bad things with it. He came from a bad family; he had a father that