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  • Shedding Light on Conrad's Darkness

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    Shedding Light on Conrad's Darkness "My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but O! my soul is white; White as an angel is the English child: But I am black as if bereav'd of light." -William Blake "The Little Black Boy". "Bereav'd of light" is the quintessential idea one encounters when reading Conrad's Heart of Darkness. We enter the Congo, a place filled with Keats' "verdurous glooms and winding mossy ways," a place where Conrad calls "the farthest point of navigation." From

  • Shedding Light

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    and life after being freed. In 1845, he published his autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American. Before Douglass though, another man wrote a narrative. A personal narrative explaining the times, while trying to bring light to his religion, his name was Jonathan Edwards, and he published in 1740. While Edwards lived a fruitful, and relatively laid back life, Douglass lead life that was harder than Edwards, yet, easier than most slaves. While Douglass found his freedom

  • Shedding Some Light of Schizophrenia

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    Schizophrenia affects about 2.5 million Americans and 24 million worldwide. However, not everything is known about the mental illness. What part of the brain Schizophrenia affects and the different types of tests used to detect it. What medications have shown the best results, but what are their side effects that may come with? Is it worth the risk? Also what are all the possible ways Schizophrenia can be instigated? “New test and machines also enabled researchers to study the structure of schizophrenic

  • Shedding the Light on Oral Cancer Prevention

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    Shedding the Light on Oral Cancer Prevention In June of 2013 actor Michael Douglas stated during an interview that his throat cancer was caused by HPV (Kotz, 2013). Many people were shocked. Around the country awareness was spread that HPV can cause oropharyngeal cancer. HPV is an abbreviation for Human Papillomavirus. It is a sexual transmitted virus that affects moist areas of the body through skin to skin contact ("Human papillomavirus," 2013). The vaccines, such as Gardasil and Cervarix, are

  • Literary Comparison: Shedding Light on the Holocaust

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    For many, the events of the Holocaust are too painful to speak of. During this time, Jews in Europe were subjected to progressively harsh persecution that ultimately led to the murder of 6,000,000 Jews (1.5 million of these being children) and the destruction of 5,000 Jewish communities (History). These deaths represented two-thirds of European Jewry and one-third of world Jewry (History). While both Kofman and Kertesz presented to readers the effects of the Holocaust on the Jewish child, Kofam

  • Descartes: Shedding Light on the Mind Body Relationship

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    body and if they can exist without one another. The reason was to enlighten people in the attempt to replace faith in religion reasoning with proof of scientific facts and reasoning. One philosopher who stood out and developed this movement to shed light on the mind and body relationship was a French philosopher by the name of Descartes. His work called Meditation was written in attempt to prove the mind and body as being two separate parts; and how they are independent to one another. This allowed

  • Shedding the Light on the Network, Transport and Application-Layer Protocols of OSI Model

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    Executive Summary This report is a response to an individual assignment to partially fulfill the requirements of (TN6384 Computer Network) module. It aims to shed the light on the Network, transport, and application-layer protocols of OSI Model. The report begins with presenting a relevant background to the topic, presenting the historical perspective of OSI protocols. In addition, it explains the purpose and importance of these protocols. Furthermore, it discusses functions and tasks achieved by

  • King Oedipus

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    only does the blindness appear physically, but also egotistically as he refuses to acknowledge the possibility of him actually being the murderer of Laius, the former King of Thebes. Coincidentally, he is also Oedipus’s biological father. The use of light and dark in the play is strategically applied in order to better understand the emotion that lies within the characters. As blame is placed upon Oedipus for the murder of Laius, he blinds himself from the possible reality that he may be the killer

  • Greek Mythology : Ancient Love

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    Ancient love In Greece dating back to 750 B.C a book titled Symposium came into fruition by a man named Plato. This Greek mythology explained that each human was originally created with four arms, four legs and a head with two faces. Zeus feared that the divine being was too powerful and split them into two separate parts, inevitably leading them to spend their lives in search of their other halves. A sacred moment in the stillness before sunrise, where the mountains are young. It is 5:07 in the

  • Examining Reality

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    live in a cave, looking at their shadows reflected on the cave wall. They never realize they are in a cave. Plato’s allegory of the cave assumes key words leading the story such as chained prisoners, a puppet handler, and a prisoner trying to find a light. These terms are comparable to John Updike’s characters in his novel A&P and guide readers to implications between the lines. Updike’s novel A&P seems to say a theme that love is suck, but with Plato’s allegory applied, another theme hidden in his