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  • Mercator at Glance

    537 Words  | 3 Pages

    MERCATOR AT A GLANCE The Company The Mission The Products The Customers The Employees The Management Team The Headquarters The PR Contacts The Company Mercator, the Information Technology (IT) division of the Emirates Group, is a leading supplier of IT solutions to the global air travel industry. The company also meets and satisfies the full range of the demanding IT needs of the main constituent parts of the Emirates Group - the award winning Emirates Airline, and Dnata, the largest air

  • The Male Gaze of Film and the Passive Glance of TV

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    Theorist Laura Mulvey is notorious for her claims about the nature of cinematic enjoyment. In “Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema”, she concludes that a spectator experiences two main pleasures in viewing conventional Hollywood films: (1) a voyeuristic pleasure, constituted from considering a female figure in an objectified, sexual way, and (2) a narcissistic pleasure, arising from identification with a male protagonist and his ‘gaze’. (Mulvey 62) Central to her argument is Mulvey’s emphasis on

  • A Deconstructive Glance at Edgar Allan Poe's The City in the Sea

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    A Deconstructive Glance at Edgar Allan Poe's The City in the Sea Always mesmerizing, Edgar Allan Poe's poems range from deep and depressing to dark and grotesque. Certainly this is true of his poem “The City in the Sea,” which is dark in tone and ambiguous meaning. What does it mean, and where did Poe come up with his concept? There are many possible answers to this question, and interpretations include the phallic and yonic symbols of Freudian theory and the idea of biblical cities as source

  • At A Glance

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    We can learn a lot about people by viewing a simple picture, or quotation. A modest rodeo action shot of me competing allows the viewer to pick out many facts. The passion that I have about the sport of rodeo also created a responsibility that I have learnt and the determination to succeed. The lifestyle that you live when you rodeo is much more than just competition, but also the people and animals around you and how you treasure the time spent with them. These may not be directly related to all

  • Nike at a Glance

    1970 Words  | 8 Pages

    Nike at a Glance Society, as we know it today, would not be able to continue without the everyday use of shoes and clothes. This fact alone puts companies such as Nike in a pretty powerful and much needed position. It is very unlikely to go anywhere without seeing the Nike Swoosh somewhere. However, Nike has not always had the reputation that they have today. In fact before 1971, Nike was not even heard of. It was instead known as the Blue Ribbon Shoe Company, which was founded by Bill Bowerman

  • A Glance in History

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    Art comes from all around the world, yet or speaks even when the artist cannot. With the mixture of shapes, subject, colors, and lines the artist is able to create a work of art through art. Art can also pause a moment and/or movement in history. Whether it's in the modern or Renaissance era art has the habit of speaking for itself. So if it's the death and decay of "The Jewish Cemetery" by Ruisdael, the joy of "The Wedding Dance" by Bruegel, The Elder, or a beautiful portrait like "Mrs. Richard

  • Haiti at a Glance

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    Haiti was discovered by Christopher Columbus in 1492, he had given the island the name Hispaniola. The natives greeted Columbus with different offerings, not knowing he was taking land away from them for Spain. The natives of Hispaniola population had dropped Drastically from 400,000 to 60,000 because of the mortifying ecological, social, immunological, and political effects of the arrival of Spain. The Spanish control in Hispaniola was weakened because of pirate activity on the northern coast of

  • Antarctica at a glance

    817 Words  | 4 Pages

    Has there ever been a time when you stop what you're doing, just literally stop and say to yourself, “I want to leave, I want to leave this house, these people, this town, this country and live”? Now of course, you don't do anything about this thought. You just ignore it as if it ever crossed your mind; but it did. For a moment there you wanted to run, you wanted to escape, hide from everything your life is now. All you really want to do is fill your lungs with the maximum capacity of air; make your

  • Civil Engineering at a Glance

    1418 Words  | 6 Pages

    The career of a civil engineer is diminishing rapidly; however, more buildings and roads are being constructed. Becoming an engineer is not an easy task to complete. Many years of college and post-education training are required to gain the ability to be titled an engineer, especially a civil engineer. Civil engineers draft and design large construction projects including roads, building, airports, water shed lakes, dams, bridges and other various public works systems. Sometimes, civil engineers

  • The Feminist Glance on Aspasia

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    Due to a lack of primary source information in relation to the abundance of secondary source material regarding Aspasia and her influence within rhetorical history, tackling the question concerning the amount of influence she held is difficult and, therefore, tackling the question of whether or not her influence was gender-related is more challenging. When grappling with the latter, a significant amount of feminist scholars provide a pool of information, as they see it, to draw from. Scholars like