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    and M.R. James' Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad In Susan Hill's introduction to 'The Woman In Black' she mentions M.R. James' short stories as some of the greatest ghost stories ever written. Her appreciation of James' writing is one of the reasons for the many similarities and differences between the two texts. Hill was greatly inspired by the setting of 'Oh, Whistle, and I'll Come to You, My Lad' and this results in her novel being a similar reading experience to James' story

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    "Lost Hearts" written by M R James is a disturbing yet intriguing short story. M R James uses intense descriptions and shows ghostly figures to create tension. Throughout the story unpredicted events take place. Mr Abney’s obsession with pagans and religion makes the reader question why he is so interested about taking in his orphan cousin and how it could benefit him. “The Professor of Greek at Cambridge had been heard to say that no one knew more of the religious beliefs of the later pagans than

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    Peter Singer: Euthanasia By Hope Schulz Suffering is inevitable in human existence. However it is unwritten human morality that it is unethical to cause or prolong human suffering. Why then, when this suffering has become unbearable, should a person not allowed to end their pain? In various nations the practice of euthanasia is highly illegal and any person that assists in ending another person’s life can be charged with murder. These laws are heavily based in religious ethics. However in contemporary

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    In this essay I will be arguing why a utilitarian could possibly disagree with Peter Singers Argument presented in “Famine, Affluence and Morality.” After reading such an interesting paper I must say as much as I disagreed with Singers viewpoints I almost found it difficult to object them with support. From a utilitarian point of view we are to maximize Happiness by reducing suffering. How can Giving possible make someone unhappy? But as I was thinking a saying came across my mind, “Two steps forward

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    When the hard-nosed Harold Geneen was driving the growth of ITT in its heyday in the 1960s and '70s from a $760 million company to a $17 billion conglomerate, his management philosophy was blunt: "In business, words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality. When Jim Kilts showed up at Gillette in 2001, the first outsider to run the Boston-based company in more than 70 years, he found a business with great brands losing market share. Its acquisitions

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    Indemnity, is a prime example of film noir in that it accomplishes the goal of film noir to unsettle its audience through its style, setting, characters, and themes. Directed by Billy Wilder and released in 1944, Double Indemnity, was adapted from James M. Cain’s novella of the same name, a piece of American hard-boiled fiction. Fred MacMurry plays Walter Neff, an insurance salesman, and Barbara Stanwyck is Phyllis Dietrichson, the scheming wife. Edward G. Robinson is Barton Keyes, Neff’s boss, whose

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    Cox’s Dayton Daily News

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    The Dayton Daily News was a valued newspaper source in the year 1898, and is still valued today. The year 1898 was a year of extreme success for James Cox, being the year he bought and began to work toward the foundation of the Dayton Daily News. During the years of Cox’s success he was also able to run for governor of Ohio, be elected into congress, host a radio talk show, and become a member of the House of Representatives. Cox took part in many activities throughout the Dayton area. When the

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    The Female Entrepreneurial Role in James M Cain's Mildred Pierce A woman's place in the post-depression era is usually one where a woman would commonly be known to have a role in the economy; only to be waiting in her kitchen to cook for the "money-making husband." It was often rare to encounter one woman who had the ability to take her inner interests and turn them into an entrepreneurial role in society. Yet, through this novel by James M. Cain, one will encounter Mildred Pierce, in which

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    James Mallahan Cain's Life James Mallahan Cain was born in Annapolis, as the son of an educator and an opera singer.  He studied at Washington College, in Chesterton, Maryland, earning his B.A. at the age of eighteen, and masters in 1917. In the same year the United States had declared war on Germany in April of 1917, and Cain registered for the draft.  After serving in World War I, Cain returned to Baltimore where he began working as a reporter.  He first worked for the Baltimore

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    Cracking the Glass

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    luck alone but with a plan, a plan for innovation, and inspiration. This plan is known as Corning's Innovation Recipe; The Innovation Recipe was built upon the previous set of values dubbed Total Quality Management by the previous, now retired C.E.O James Houghton of thirteen years. He was much lauded as a great all inspiring man who at a time of great economic distress in which as Roger G. Ackerman puts it “ roughly half of the companies listed on the Fortune 500 fell by the wayside” or in layman's

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