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    gender and prestige

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    gender and prestige The purpose of this essay is to show embeddedness of prestige system into subsystems of the cultures. We will discuss four cultures which represent four different types of social organizations; !Kung San represents band organization, Mundurucu represents village type, Polynesia - Chiefdom, and Andalusia represents state type of social organization. In all of these cultures prestige system, which is the gender system, is imbedded into other subsystems. Three of these cultures:

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    Parallel Prestiges

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    In 1995 author Christopher Priest combined the themes of fantasy, history, science fiction and mystery to create his novel The Prestige. This World Fantasy Award winning novel explores jealousy and envy as it tells the story of “Two magicians, of wholly different characters, that have fallen into a feud, each trying to outdo the other on stage and in their personal lives” (Ottinger). With such a mysterious and intricate plot, a reader may be torn between watching the movie adaptation or leaving

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    Einhard was a courtier in Charlemagne’s Frankish Kingdom. During Charlemagne’s rule/life (768-824), he dedicated a vast amount of time and energy into supporting the notions of classical learning. He went so far as to start a school comprised of many scholars within his palace. Their role was to educate the nobility, the priesthood and the people, as well as hold counsel with the king. This is where Einhard and Charlemagne first encountered each other. Einhard was a small but intelligent man who

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    The Dark Prestige

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    Joke from the bank m... ... middle of paper ... ...rals, they are neither purely bad nor purely good which is was the audience can easily identify with them. Mise-en-scene, especially lighting, in both The Prestige and The Dark Knight plays a big role in Nolan's style. In The Prestige, the contrast between the brightly lit stage and the dimly lit backstage show us the reality of Angier's life and his facade. In The Dark Knight, the shadows on The Joker's face when he removes his mask gives The

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    Film: The Prestige

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    The Prestige – Perception and Identity Introduction The Prestige is a 2006 film directed by Christopher Nolan. The background is set in London in the late 19th century. Rupert Angier (played by Hugh Jackman) and Alfred Borden (played by Christian Bale) originally are the shills of a magician. Angier’s wife is drowned in a show and he blames Borden for that. Since then they are rivals and start their own careers as magicians. Angier becomes ‘The Great Danton’ while Borden becomes ‘The Professor’.

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    In all movies – whether they are dramatic, romantic, or even comedic – there is a unique symbol that ties the movie together by highlighting one particular element. In Christopher Nolan’s The Prestige, drowning emphasizes the increasing struggle of Robert Angier and corresponds with his increasingly sporadic decisions, making the audience empathize with the sense of panic he feels. First, from an analytic standpoint, it is important to recognize that the way someone feels when they are drowning is

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    Agency essay for email

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    Agency essay for email Text Box: The Client/Agency Relationship Prestige Nursing & MKH Advertising What are marketing and advertising agencies The purpose of this report is to evaluate the relationship Prestige has with its marketing agency MKH Advertising. There are 4 basic types of agency: · Full Service Agencies who carry out the full range of advertising & marketing activities for clients · Media Independents who specialize in buying media space · Creative Specialists

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    Contemporary American Class Structure

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    having the same social or economic status' (Wordnet). In contemporary American society, social class is based on the amount of money and property you have and also prestige. Prestige is given to a person through the line of work or the family that they come from. For example, upper-upper class member Jennifer Lopez reeks of prestige not only because she has millions of dollars in her bank account, but she has very expensive luxuries, cars, and houses. There are four categories of class in contemporary

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    The Great Gatsby

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    exactly what he didn’t want to be and that was like his parents. They were people who were content with who they were. Gatsby, on the other hand, was the exact opposite. He wanted to move on. Jay Gatsby wanted to be someone special, someone with prestige and someone definitely with money. Gatsby developed a self improvement plan to help him flourish as a young man. His plan detailed dumbbell exercises, studying electricity, practicing elocution and studying needed inventions. Even his parents knew

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    Prestige Oil Spill

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    History • The Prestige, an oil tanker, was sinking in 2002 caused a large oil spill. • The spill polluted thousands of kilometres of coastline and more than one thousand beaches on the Spanish and French coast. • The Prestige was carrying more than 77,000 tons of oil cargo from Latvia to Gibraltar. • one of its twelve tanks burst during a storm off Galicia, in north western Spain. • The captain requested that the ship be led toward a port of refuge where it could transfer its cargo to another

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    fiction supposedly speaks to the demise of the Old South, a decline encapsulated in the Compson family’s trajectory of self-pity and tragedy. The implication is that this is a family well-entrenched in the aura of the Old South, which suffers a loss of prestige and valor in the dark days following the literal and symbolic muddying of Caddy’s drawers. Indeed, with Quentin’s suicide, the last of the Compson family, in terms of its past, is come to an end – but not because his death is part of a lo...

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    with so much emotional capital, it was well employed to create a no-frills ad that spoke little and yet had an impact. A very visually strong ad too. I liked the light balance that has been used, especially on the product. Bold, in- your- face and prestige were the key elements that I feel come across strongly. The headline is very creative, commands respect. If I were to put myself in the shoes of their TA, I would definitely be enticed to go for a test drive or check out the website for more information

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    Women

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    changed from one census to other. (Rehana Ghadially 1988 p.5) As a study by Australian demographer John C. Caldwell powerfully demonstrates, for both men and women in Ibo traditional society many children have been the surest and stronger source of prestige. In the Ibo society, remaining unmarried is an extreme social divergence. It was considered central to man's nature to beget, and women's to conceive and bear, children. For women, marriage traditionally brought a variety of economic responsibilities

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    In the first part of the novel, Henry is a youth that is very inexperienced. His motives were impure. He was a very selfish and self-serving character. He enters the war not for the basis of serving his country, but for the attainment of glory and prestige. Henry wants to be a hero. This represents the natural human characteristic of selfishness. Humans have a want and a need to satisfy themselves. This was Henry's main motive throughout the first part of the novel. On more than one occasion Henry

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    The Second Noble Truth of Buddhism

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    a greater sense, all objects of our perception. Perhaps it could be said that ignorance is the lack of understanding of how our mind is attached to impermanent things. Some of the reasons for suffering are, desire, passion, pursuit of wealth and prestige, striving for fame and popularity, or in short: craving and grasping. We create our own suffering through our egotistical craving and desires. Because the objects of our attachment are impermanent their loss maybe inevitable and so suffering will

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    The Great Gatsby

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    This is the part where I think Nick really started opening his eyes to how Gatsby really was. This book really displays how the life of an important person is, especially in that time period. At first, Nick is awed and drawn in by the glamour and prestige, but he eventually figures out for himself how rough it really was. Although this book was set back in the ‘20’s, the lessons you learn from it still apply to society and life in general today. Anyone could read this book and draw a few lessons about

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    They must abide by his demands and remain a slave to his family and traditions. As Yu-I told her niece, "You must remember this. In China, a woman is nothing." For a Chinese man, liberation means becoming stronger, more powerful, and of higher prestige. While with a Chinese woman, liberation means being equal to that of a man and being able to live a life on her own terms rather than that of her husband's. Liberation for a woman is more about being independent and being treated like she is of

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    war on Heaven itself. In these first 44 lines, Satan is clearly established as epic hero, but at the same time is theologically/morally denounced by the speaker. This section of the poem opens by establishing Satan's position of power and prestige: High on a throne of royal state, which far Outshone the wealth of Ormus and of Ind, Or where the gorgeous East with richest hand Show'rs on her kings barbaric pearl and gold, Satan exalted sat, (II. 1-5). These lines create

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    failure. At this point the window washers troubles take on the form of deep mental anguish where he resorts to prayer and laments on the physically and mentally troubling aspects of his world. In the next stanza, the window washer comments on the prestige of the boardroom he looks into as he washes the windows. Here he addresses the change he wants to make in his life and states that he would like to swap places with the business men in the room. However, he realizes that this is impossible because

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    within the reader can find tell-tale signs of important aspects of Norse culture. For instance, important aspects of family life and the role of men and women surface. Likewise, the importance of wealth and material possessions on the power and prestige of a king is also evident. While these aspects are important to the discussion of the narrative, there is another more important aspect to the story. While it is not necessary to relay the entire contents of the translation, it is important to know

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