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  • The Importance of the Tutor in The Flies

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    The Tutor as a person was fairly simple in his wisdom and ideas. He had no delusions, no emotional or religious ties, and no 'truth' other than simple and deductive logic. As for personality traits, he was a skeptic, an atheist, and help a kind of detachment from the world and it's people. He is an admitted skeptic of the world, telling Orestes that he had "been trained in skeptic irony" (61).

  • Special Forces Chemical Detachments

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    Special Forces Chemical Detachments The Chemical Corp is made up of many unconventional units all with unique training that is specifically tailored to their mission. A mission most people would never conceive to volunteer for. One of those groups is the Special Forces Chemical Detachment or (CDA’s). This specialized group is better known as a Chemical Reconnaissance Detachment (CRD) or a Chemical Decontamination Detachment (CDD). Each team is constructed in a unique manner, their purpose each

  • Vision Problems: Retinal detachment

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    What are common vision problems? Some people take their health for granted they don’t notice how it can affect them in the future, but others don’t even stop and think about their vision. Vision is one of the most important parts in your body. Without being able to see you wouldn’t see the most wonderful things in the world. Teenagers care so much about their tv shows and their cell phones but without your vision you wouldn’t be able to watch tv nor text and use all those social networks. There is

  • Emotional Detachment in "Soldier's Home"

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    A photo of Krebs during World War I shows him with a corporal and two German girls on the Rhine River. One's first thought of this picture may be of a lighthearted sightseeing trip on leave from the front. However, in the photograph, Krebs and the other corporal are described as "too big for their uniforms," the German girls as "not beautiful," and the Rhine does not even appear in the photograph (154). This is how Ernest Hemingway begins "Soldier's Home," the story of a young war veteran named

  • The Special Forces Chemical Reconnaissance Detachment

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    distinct sections; mission, task organization, capabilities, limitations, and finally the conclusion. After the reading and comprehension of this paper, you should have gained a basic understanding of the Special Forces (SF) Chemical Reconnaissance Detachments (CRD). The following paper is mixed with Unclassified (UCI) and For Official Use Only (FOUO) information. FOUO is annotated at the beginning of all For Official Use Only information, the rest of the paper is UCI. If you wish to share this information

  • Sharing Detachment Behind a Wall of Glass

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    accentuates the hopelessness in the quickly fleeting moments in time, and Franz Wright’s poem “Flight” exposes the consequences of a distant father on a son longing for a relationship he never had, the two poems are linked by the underlying theme of detachment. It is evident, by juxtaposing these two works, divided by literary devices such as style or syntax, the underlying themes are circumstantially shared and induced by the hardship of life itself. John Wright sets the scene at another’s farm, lying

  • lighthod Detachment in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness

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    Detachment in Heart of Darkness In the book Heart of Darkness, Marlowe only allows himself to form only one bond. Marlowe allows himself to form a small "safe" attachment to Kurtz because Kurtz is already very attached. He does not form any other bonds. In fact, he uses his racism to eliminate the possibility of having feelings for about ninety nine percent of the African population. Marlowe not only looks at the African people as being to different from him to be normal, but he goes so

  • Parental Detachment in I Stand Here Ironing

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    this happens or that happens. Tillie Olsen shows in her story “I Stand Here Ironing” the conflict and the results of one mother’s decisions. She illustrates the back, forth motion of the iron as the back and forth doubts in the mother’s mind. The detachment between mother and daughter in “I Stand Here Ironing” is understandable. The mother struggles daily with the decisions she made while her oldest child Emily was a young baby and toddler. Obstacles in Emily’s life have made it hard for her mother

  • The Humane Work of Nurses & Voluntary Aid Detachments during WW1

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    The Humane Work of Nurses & Voluntary Aid Detachments during WW1 The dictionary describes the word " humane " as ... "...humane adj. Kind, compassionate, merciful." and this was indeed so in the case of the volunteers who worked tirelessly to ease the suffering of the wounded soldiers of all combatants in the fields of northern France and Belgium, during the First World War. In the early days of the war, army nursing was strictly a male preserve, until it was necessary to recruit female nurses

  • The Paths of Least Resistance:

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    Vietnam. As a result, Mr. Atkins was able to determine what the people of Vietnam needed, as opposed to what certain individuals wanted. In reality, the people of Vietnam nee... ... middle of paper ... ... not, alcohol, are an instant recipe for detachment disaster. One particular instance occurred in Jordan, when a junior Special Forces NCO proceeded to get drunk at a hotel bar and proposition an Arab woman for sex. His egregious actions, coupled with being in an Arab nation and their historical