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    The Practices of Dr. Rank In the play A Doll House, by Henrik Ibsen, the convention of marriage is examined and questioned for its lack of honesty. The play is set in the late 1800s, which provides the backdrop for the debate about roles of people in society. Ibsen uses the minor character, Dr. Rank, to help develop the theme of conflicts within society. This, in turn, creates connections with the plot. Dr. Rank's function in the play is to foreshadow, symbolize, and reflect upon the truth

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    Otto Rank

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    Otto Rank Otto (Rosenfield) Rank was born in Vienna, Austria on April 27, 1884. Otto changed his name to "Rank" in young adulthood. He felt that this symbolized self -- creation, which is his main ideal in life. Otto's family was not wealthy enough to send him and his brother to college, so Otto became a locksmith while his older brother studied law. He loved music, art, writing poems, reading philosophy and literature. After reading Freud's Interpretation of Dreams, Otto used psychoanalytic

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    However, to ensure my guess and to support the hypothesis, the statistical test has been carried out. Spearman’s rank correlation data used is demonstrated in Figure 12. The Spearman’s rank correlation formula, calculations and final value are illustrated by Figure 13. Figure 12. Processing data for Spearman’s rank correlation. Figure 13. Formula and calculations for Spearman’s rank correlation value. The value of rs (0.982 3 s.f.) is found to be higher than the critical value (0.407) and (0

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    Ranks In America

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    Ranks – the way humans all across the globe decide what is considered “the best.” What country a person lives in, what hospital a person chooses to have his or her surgical procedure, and what school parents send their kids to are all decisions that humans base off of ranks. Humans crave to be the best, to be number one. According to Berliner and Glass in 50 Myths and Lies that Threaten America’s Public Schools (2014), referencing Carnoy and Rothstein’s article in the Economic Policy Institute, America

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    Murder in the Ranks

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    yellow grass, at the end of the rifle lay a bush in the shape of a man. It was Corporal Benjamin Geoffrey’s, he was one of Britain’s royal military snipers sent with his spotter Corporal James Winter to eliminate a high value target in the German ranks. Their mission was as simple as locate the target and confirm termination and that’s what they did. They completed their mission to the letter their comrades called it perfection, a clean quick kill. Ben and James had eliminated many targets before

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    Twelfth Night Essay: Olivia's Denial

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    propose and support the argument that Olivia is not being simply "coy" towards Orsino, nor does she desire Cesario because he/she is attracted to him/her. She denies Orsino because of her refusal to marry a man of higher rank and desires to marry Cesario because he is a man of lower rank. Olivia wants to give the impression that her mourning of her brother's death doesn't allow for the admittance of suitors. In the opening scene, Valentine says that Olivia "shall not behold her face at ample view" (1

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    Shaping Heian, Japan

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    religious and one secular. One’s rank within the government was closely related to the political position held. Aristocracy and the civil service were combined so that a person was usually given a rank first, then a suitable office to fit that rank. This made it nearly impossible for anyone to enter the rank hierarchy by merit, allowing the Japanese to make their system diverge in fundamental and damaging ways from the Chinese governmental model. Those who held rank were afforded special tax breaks

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    of the more noticeable themes that Shakespeare discusses in this play is Ethnicity. Othello is a moor that somehow managed to climb his way up the ladder to the rank of general. At this time in history, blacks were considered to be barbarians, and murderous heathens. It is a very rare thing that a black man would be able to obtain the rank of general in a predominantly Caucasian army. It caused quite a bit of jealousy among the other officers serving under Othello. This element may have fueled the

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    Mussolini

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    entry into the war. In 1915 he formed his own paper, Il Popolo d'Italia, and continued his promotion for war. When Italy finally joined the Allies to fight Germany, Mussolini enlisted into the "Esercito" (Army). Mussolini achieved the rank of Corporal, the same rank as Adolf Hitler, but was discharged in 1917 due to shrapnel wounds from a grenade. He returned to his career in journalism in which he began to develop his ideas that would soon become known as Fascism. After the war, Italy was in turmoil

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    The tragic in Antony and Cleopatra

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    detect several constant features that can define the tragic. A tragedy usually shows a character that is outstanding by his rank or/and inner abilities, falling into misfortune as a result of fate, and because of an error or a weakness for which he is not really responsible. Several tragic elements can be detected in Antony and Cleopatra. First, we find characters that have high rank because they are outstanding figures; we also see a tragic situation because from the be... ... middle of paper ...

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