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  • The Significance of Cultural Heritage

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    Cultural heritages Limitations and Opportunities There are some limitations and opportunities for cultural heritages in Hamilton Square. The limitations are: • The legal names are limited. The impacts are subjected to national and local planning policies and documents. The historical buildings and monuments and surrounding environment are specific, especially the settings of listed buildings such as Hamilton Square and Birkenhead Park Conservation Areas ( Appendix 4, 2008). • Unspecified Heritage

  • Cultural Significance Of Tattoos

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    still have meanings and there is a strong awareness of the cultural meanings of the different symbols, such as religious, magical, protective iconic, memorial, and of course the ever popular sentimental love and sex symbols. Mystical value is also given to certain animal, flower, insect and iconic symbols to symbolize the status of the wearer's cultural mind-set. Tattoos are often used to signify that the wearer associates with particular cultural or religious groups. The armed forces banned tattooing

  • The Cultural Significance of The Hours

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    fabric of queer references while intertwining the lives of three different women into one smooth narrative. In this essay, I will discuss what makes The Hours into a piece of queer literature, how the novel has contributed to the genre, the cultural significance of the novel, and several points made in Jeanette McVicker’s critical article “Gaps and Absences in The Hours.” My aim, however, is not to create the illusion that Michael Cunningham’s The Hours is strictly a queer novel but to highlight what

  • Cultural Significance Of Romulus And Remus

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    provided a sense of identity to Roman citizens, alluded to the divinity (and in consequence, future successes) of the city, and therefore justified the actions of the city’s principal founders, Romulus and Remus, and overall, is a work of extreme cultural significance. An essential aspect of Romulus and Remus its correlation with divinity. Religion was deeply intertwined with Roman traditions, and therefore was incorporated as a key aspect in many of their stories, with Romulus and Remus posing as no exception

  • The Cultural Significance of The Tale of Genji

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    The Cultural Significance of The Tale of Genji The Tale of Genji is one of the most important stories of ancient Japanese literature. Japanese scholar Sin Ohno said that there is no literature written during the Heian Era which is written in as precise language as The Tale of Genji. The author, Murasaki Shikibu, is a woman. In this tale, we can see the concept towards marriage of women during her period. During the Nara Era, and some time before, the concept of marriage was totally different

  • A Journey of Cultural and Spiritual Significance

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    Good friends we have, Oh, good friends we have lost, Along the way. In this great future, you can't forget your past, so dry your tears I say…..No women No cry.” That’s a reggae song from the most well-known reggae singer, Bob Marley, mentioned in Alice Walker narrative essay called “Journey to Nine Miles”. Walker is an African-American writer who tells about her journey to the Jamaican gravesite of the reggae legend Bob Marley. Walker praised Marley of being true loving soul of Jamaica, for having

  • Horses And Gentlemen : Cultural Significance Of Gambling Among The Gentry Of Virginia

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    While analyzing through T.H Breen 's “Horses and Gentlemen: The Cultural Significance of Gambling among the Gentry of Virginia”, multiple aspects are established about the background of the particular gentry and also the significance of the leisure activities they participated in. When describing the colony, the people were made up of higher class individuals and mostly shared the same beliefs. The main cause of these actions fascinated Breen, and his article goes to answer why they found pleasure

  • Analysis of Small Class Sizes

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    A Discussion about Small Class Sizes Introduction A low student-teacher ratio is often used as a selling point to parents seeking a better education for their children or to pass legislation establishing a maximum student-teacher ratio for specific grade levels. When ratios are used as support for the argument they are often presented in such a way as to slant the examples in favor of the argument. When such statistics are used for schools, they often represent averages and become very vulnerable

  • How Damaging is Negative Word of Mouth?

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    Abstract The purpose of the study was to validate the implications of Word of Mouth in Pakistani cultural setup. This study replicates a previous study by Charlett, D., Garland, R. and Marr, N. (1995) testing the two hypotheses “that both positive and negative WOM will affect consumers' probability of purchase and attitudes towards a product” and “that negative WOM will have a stronger effect than positive WOM on consumers' probability of purchase and attitudes towards a product”. Data was collected

  • Relationship Between Age and The Level of Satisfaction With Training Methods

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    better. Training makes newly appointed employees fully productive in lesser time. Training is equally necessary for the old employees whenever new machines and equipment are introduced and/or there is a change in the techniques of doing the things. SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY: The study helps to improve training and development practices in TASL by providing practical information about core training and human resource development issues. The findings of this study will contribute and complement the already