A Visit to the Lantern Festival
A Visit to the Lantern Festival
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... Visit to the Lantern Festival Being a of Asian American Studies, it was mostly out of academic interest that I visited the lantern festival hosted by Chinese American Museum, Los Angeles. The friend who had suggested this event for me had told me that the festival was lot of fun with Chinese New Year celebration, and magnificent cultural events. When I reached the festival place, it was crowded already. The first sight itself of the festival would transport the onlooker into another time and space, into a traditional Chinese village street fair- where lovely lanterns swing in the wind and the mouth-watering Chinese rural delicacies invitingly wait along the pavements. I could see the pavement...
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Compare and contrast the Erechtheum and the Pantheon
Compare and contrast the Erechtheum and the Pantheon
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... Among the most influential aspect of the development of Western civilization is the importance it yields to religion. The belief in deities has been a common ground in history that is definitive of its culture. One can perceive this notion of religious belief base on the way of living of the people, their stories, their art and their architecture. There are many structures that had been built to honor gods and goddesses. It serves many functions such as an altar to offer their piety. Even the pyramids that had survived from the ancient period were mostly built as a mausoleum for the remains of pharaohs and their families who had always been regarded as human gods by their people. The same may also...
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Quasi-Experimental Designs
Quasi-Experimental Designs
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... Application of Quasi Experimental Designs: A Case Wise Study Research designs are not only to be studied in theory; but they do have an important role to play in deciding the way data collected for a study will be interpreted. The research design helps us identify the strengths and weaknesses of the study and the extent to which the results of a particular study are applicable in said situations. In the succeeding examples; the methodology helps us understand how to interpret the results of the studies. Study 1 demonstrates that women perform more poorly, on average, than men perform on the mathematics section of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).  Wainer, H., Steinberg, L. S., (1992). Sex...
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Gary Kelly CEO of Southwest Airlines
Gary Kelly CEO of Southwest Airlines
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... Gary Kelly CEO of Southwest Airlines Few CEOs of major companies have shown such outstanding leadership in recent years as Gary Kelly, CEO of Southwest Airlines. Kelly has again and again gone beyond the call of duty and shown himself to be a peerless innovator and manager. In the course of this essay, a number of aspects of his personal and professional background will be explored, as well as the management style he has utilized to ensure that Southwest Airlines is a leader of the pack. Kelly has been with Southwest Airline for more than two decades and has steadily risen up through the ranks. He has a background as an accountant (Fitzpatrick). He has proven himself throughout the years to be both...
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Hawthorne and Irving
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... Assignment English Literature ic and Modern) Hawthorne and Irving In the book The Heath Anthology of American Literature Volume B edited by Paul Lauter, the focus is on the development of American literature through the 19th century. From the book, we can know about the European influence during that period of the history of American English literature. Also, we are able to know that how the authors maintained their distinct styles and approaches despite the fact that American English literature had yet not ripened enough by that time. Nathaniel Hawthorne and Washington Irving are two reputable and influential authors of that time, whose contributions are extremely relevant even today. Hawthorne...
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REL212 WEEK 5
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... and Theology Discussion Discuss two things which would explain the relationship between Shintoism and Japanese nationalism Being Shinto is being Japanese many ways. You have to be Japanese to be Shinto. The Shinto religion is ancient in the society of Japan hence making it be the backbone of the culture and politics of Japanese (Picken, 2004). In Japanese culture, when a child is born, he is dedicated to a shrine and added to their list with or without consent. It is a way of welcoming the child to the Kami (Picken, 2004). Shinto legend sates that the great emperors of Japan are descendants of Kami and were present during the formation of Japan (Picken, 2004). Explain the relationship between Kami’s...
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Step by Step Procedure
Step by Step Procedure
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... Plan Step by Step Procedure When a is identified and ified as vulnerable to failing to meet academic standards of success in a specific or a number of areas, that student’s progress should be monitored at regular intervals. An intervention plan should be implemented at the onset and the student’s learning objectives should be identified in an Academic Plan. The Academic Plan should set out the student’s expected and desired learning goals, and the actual learning level (Fuchs & Fuchs, 2006). From the student’s perspective, planning in terms of an academic plan has several benefits. It identifies the individual student’s capabilities and skills. It also constructs an ambitious and hopeful future. ...
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Marxist Analysis
Marxist Analysis
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... Primitive Accumulation The primitive accumulation has the same role in political economy as the original sin in theological arguments. After Adam had bit the apple, sin is believed to have fallen on human beings. The explanation can only be told as an anecdote from the past. In the past there existed two sorts of people: the first one - lazy rascals who spent their wealth in riotous living; another one - diligent, frugal elite and, above all, intelligent fellows. The theological legend about sin tells us how man came to be condemned to get his bread through sweating as a result of hard work. This is not the same case when it comes to the history of economic original sin; it reveals to us that there ...
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The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
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... Arts and Film Studies: The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams The Glass Menagerie is one of the ic pieces of performing art to have been made in the twentieth century. First published by Tennessee Williams in 1944, it is a memory play with four main characters – Amanda Wingfield, Tom Wingfield, Laura Wingfield and Mr. Wingfield. The Gentleman Caller is the other character in the play who serves as a catalyst to the plot. The Glass Menagerie is the story of broken promises and disappointments in the backdrop of economic turmoil. The Wingfield family is torn apart due to the failings of its breadwinner – Mr. Wingfield. The play has garnered critical acclaim both as a work of written word as well as ...
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Bronislaw Malinowskis Importance to Cultural Anthropology
Bronislaw Malinowski's Importance to Cultural Anthropology
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... Malinowski’s importance to Cultural Anthropology: Bronislaw Malinowski has made important contributions to the field of anthropology, especially during the discipline’s formative years. Though qualified to be an economist, he brought his best intellectual resources to bear on anthropological study, beginning with studying social exchange patterns among Australian aborigines. Born in Poland in 1884, Malinowski made vital anthropological discoveries either side of the Great War. When the dust settled after the war and the academe came to normalcy, he published his classic work Argonauts of the Western Pacific, which had garnered him acclaim from the professional niche as well as the general public. In ...
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Rhetorical Analysis of Print Advertisement
Rhetorical Analysis of Print Advertisement
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... June 24, Introduction Today, the advertisement business, is a multimillion dollar industry adverts may appear effortless and uncomplicated to the pedestrian observer. On the contrary, they are carefully designed. Literally, every word, picture shadow, and even space is examined and thought through before it can be used. All this is done with the intention of creating a positive response from the consumer to be. To woo clients, several approaches are used, and with different intentions. Adverts employ several approaches to woo prospective consumers; such include rhetorical appeals such as logos, use of logic, ethos basing opinion on a person and pathos based on the emotions and sentiments of the...
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War between the Confederation and the Union
War between the Confederation and the Union
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... Review Essay INTRODUCTION AND THESIS The documentary looks at the war between the Confederation and the union and the events that shaped America during the presidentship of Abraham Lincoln, but through the perspective and life of Robert E. Lee. The documentary follows a linear narrative and uses the life of Robert E. Lee as a backdrop to explain the events that led to the war between the Confederation of the southern states and the union. It is an account of the different events that led to the wars and ultimate surrender. But, the documentary also tries to build a personal account of the life of Robert E. Lee, the main hero and center point of the documentary by detailing his personal life, emotion...
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Report on Religious Field Research
Report on Religious Field Research
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... Religion plays an important part in the life of people. It influences all aspects of human interaction and its broad spectrum of rituals and traditions can be contributed to the diversity of people spread across the geographical boundaries. Religion can be broadly described as principles and guidelines that provide the basic platform for people to lead a socially compatible life within the predefined parameters of the social compulsions. The study of religion becomes interesting for its wide variety and unique traditions that give each religion a prominent place in the worldview. In the age of globalization, diversity has become part of social structure and therefore, understanding of different...
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Virgils Aeneid
Virgils Aeneid
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... does Aeneas's piety and sense of duty change as the poem unfolds? To what extent is the Aeneid a political poem? Is it propaganda? Discuss with reasons and examples. In Virgil’s great epic poem Aeneid, the adventures of Aeneas are registered to create a powerful human drama that still retains its force two millennia past. Aeneas, the hero of the epic, is born of a divine union between the mortal Anchises and the goddess Venus. Believed to have been written circa 20 BC, this rhapsody illustrates the virtues of piety and duty on part of the hero. The grand scale and difficulty of the adventure of Aeneas provides several moments of examination of his virtuous qualities. In his mission to find the...
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Analysis of Art Work from Virtual Museum
Analysis of Art Work from Virtual Museum
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... Analysis of Art Work from Virtual Museum In this paper it is necessary to make a formal analysis and interpretation of one work of art from a local museum. The work of art of my choice is Self-Portrait with Wife Ernestine in a Balloon Gondola made by Nadar in 1865 and the virtual museum of my choice is Washington’s National Gallery of Art that is located at the website www.nga.gov. First of all, beginning an analysis of Nadar’s photography that is called Self-Portrait with Wife Ernestine in a Balloon Gondola, it is necessary to mention that human lives are so intricate that the existence of some people seems nothing more than a legend and only some photography can prove truthfulness of one or other...
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Rip Van Winkle

Rip Van Winkle

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... Van Winkle An Overview of Rip Van Winkle Thea L. Sowell Russell Hughes ENG 242 Literature and Ideas February 18th, Rip Van Winkle 2 An Overview of ‘Rip Van Winkle’ Washington Irving (1783 – 1859) was a prolific short story writer, essayist and a poet besides being a biographer and columnist. (Curtis, 1976) Rip Van Winkle was one of Irving’s most endearing stories that earned him the name of ‘father of American short stories, and the first American Man of Letters’ (Encyclopedia Britannica) Irving’s life was the light of Romanticism but though not really a Romantic was very sensitive to all aspects of Romanticism. (Curtis, 1975) Some of the classics he had written were ‘The Legend of Sleepy Hollow’ and...
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The Olympic Games
The Olympic Games
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... Olympic Games The Olympic Games have its origins in Greece, in the 8th century, around 3,000 years ago. The birthplace of the games was Olympia, the city which hosted the first known games and so the name Olympics got coined. Mythology is frequently associated with the history of the Games. “Like so much of ancient history, the origins of the Olympic Games are shrouded in myth and legend” (Gill). Unfortunately, that time was filled with war, local combats and battles. To assure safe commuting of athletes and audience, to and from the sites of the games, messengers were sent to various parts of the country to announce the dates and games and importantly all territories and kingdoms were asked to cease...
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Critical Writing (multiple assignments)

Critical Writing (multiple assignments)

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... Writing Assignments Assignment Definition Writing Eukaryotes The word eukaryote comes from Latin words meaning “true nucleus”, and eukaryotes are organisms that can either be one-celled or many-celled, covered by a protective layer called the cellular membrane, as well as having a well-defined nuclear region that governs the cells’ metabolic and replication processes (Campbell and Farrell 15). The eukaryotes’ cellular membrane can be compared to an outer layer of clothing that protects the wearer from harsh outside weather conditions. What differentiates eukaryotes from other organisms without a well-defined and identifiable nuclear region such as prokaryotes like bacteria apart from the fact that...
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Paper Subject: Art History- (Pick a title of exhibition)

Paper Subject: Art History- (Pick a title of exhibition)

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... HISTORY-AQUAMANILE ART Introduction An aquamanile is a pot or jug-type vessel that takes up the form of one or more animal orhuman contour. In the past, it was an important form of cutlery art, and usually contained water for washing hands over a basin (Barnet et al. 2006). Customary hand washing during meals was essential because the most of the people in the middle ages used only their hands for eating and it was quite messy. This method of cleaning hands was characteristic of both upper-class meals and the Christian Holy Communion. Historically the term was occasionally used for any figure of basin or pottery so used, regardless of shape. Those made in the shape of an animal are among the most...
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Trends and Marketing
Trends and Marketing
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... fast growing technological era is making it more and more difficult for old companies to stay afloat in the global market. Trends and marketing ideas tend to change for the better in these organizations so as to allow for their existence. Organizations should create room to grow with their customers, and evolve to prevent the collapse of well-established corporations. In order to make this happen, corporations and companies are required to put in their all if they are to prosper in conducting business, globally. Adopting new ideas about how to market and program a business franchise will determine if an organization is ready and willing to go that extra mile for their customers (Capon & Hulbert,...
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Microsoft To Issue Record Number of Patches
Microsoft To Issue Record Number of Patches
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... Microsoft to Issue Record Number of Patches Simple Formulas A formula can be defined as a ment entered in excel’s worksheet used to calculate value (Smart 4). One always begins a formula in excel by typing in an equal sign, which lets excel know that to treat all the data entered into the cell as part of this formula. For example, if one clicks on a cell, then types = 2+3, then press enter, the result given is 5. One can also use the worksheet cells in a formula, for example, by using values in cell B2 and B8 that represent a certain value. Typing in =B2+B8 then pressing enter will give the result required of the sum of these cells. To find the average of values in B3 and B4, a formula = (B3+B4)/2...
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Street highlights in Los Angeles

Street highlights in Los Angeles

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... HIGHLIGHTS IN LOS ANGELES WILSHIRE BLVD Wilshire Boulevard is one of the principal east-west arterial roads in Los Angeles. It was d after Mr. Henry Gaylord Wilshire who was a real-estate, gold-mining businessman. It is located in Santa Monica City, between Downtown Los Angeles and Ocean Avenue. One of the oldest skyscrapers known as 'One Wilshire' and one of the largest towers of Los Angeles, 'Aon Centre' are located in the Wilshire Boulevard. Miracle Mile and Park Mile are two famous area in this street. The Purple and Red subway lines of the LACMTA run along Wilshire Boulevard. The Metro Rapid line 720 also operates along Wilshire. The boulevard's widest portion is in Westwood and Holmby Hills,...
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Story Dona Sebastiana

Story Dona Sebastiana

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... your here Write your first and here Write the of your Write the of here 14 June, 2007 The purposes evident in the story "Dona Sebastiana" Stories play a continuous, and basically, an essential role in the development of human civilization. Their extraordinary content and entertaining narrative is their main traits that captivate the young as well as the old. It is their subtle message, however, that has the most important influence on human development, both as an individual and as a society. Stories represent "socially symbolical acts and narrative strategies formed to take part in civilized discourses about morality and behavior in particular societies and cultures."(Jack Zipes) In essence, thr...
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The Natural
The Natural
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... Symbolism Symbolism is the use of objects as a sign or a tool for representing other entities and as carriers of messages that. Symbolism involves the practice of using symbols to represent things and giving them significant meanings in works of art. The Natural is a novel that was written in 1952 by Bernard Malamud that follows the life of Roy Hobbs who is talented in the game of Baseball. Hobbs is the protagonist, in the story, and everything that happens in the novel is directly or indirectly related to and affects him affects him in one way or the other. Hobbs’ ambition to excel in baseball is significantly affected when a woman whose motivation is not known, because she does not give any reason ...
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Sylvia Plath

Sylvia Plath

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... Plath A biographical focus on the life Introduction: This paper aims to give a brief biographical account on an American Sylvia Plath's life. Apart from pondering over her great pieces of work, this paper focuses on her early life, family as well. "I am slow as the world. I am very patient, Turning through my time, the suns and stars Regarding me with attention. The moon's concern is more personal: She passes and repasses, luminous as a nurse. Is she sorry for what will happen I do not think so. She is simply astonished at fertility." (Winter Trees, 1981) This has been taken from one of Sylvia Plath's great works. This is a prose from her poem called "Three Women" which defines how three differen...
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The Quest for Justice: THe individual v. State Authority

The Quest for Justice: THe individual v. State Authority

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... Quest for Justice: The Individual v ity I. Introduction The quest for justice have been one of humankinds obsession since time immemorial. The Bible which is the oldest historical account of the human and religion their ancient rules and law gives us an account on how rigid the law have been before the coming of Christ. The spring board of our following discussion therefore, will be the statement of the Grand Inquisitor to Jesus, “Thou didst desire man’s free love, that he should follow Thee freely…in place of the rigid ancient law, man must hereafter, with free heart, decide for himself what is good and what is evil, having only Thy image before him as guide” [The Grand Inquisitor, p. 28] II. The ...
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Compare the poems Odysseus and Penelope
Compare the poems Odysseus and Penelope
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... No: Different Penelope and Odysseus in the Poems “Odysseus” by W.S. Mervin and “Penelope” by Dorothy Parker We are used to considering legend as a kind of story that describes some epic hero, who usually struggles with different obstacles. But, all the adventures the mystic heroes face are so far from the real life, and we never think of these people as about real ones. The poems “Odysseus” by W.S. Mervin and “Penelope” by Dorothy Parker reveal the essence of the hero Odysseus and his patient wife Penelope as real humans showing that their problems and feelings are not so far from reality. Odysseus’ adventurous ventures and Penelope’s staying at home waiting for her husband are contradictory, but the...
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Health Care Administration Ethics
Health Care Administration Ethics
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... Ethics: This paper is a business review for the movie “Barbarians at the Gate” (Dir. Ray Stark). This story involves the decision of Ross Johnson to buy a company referred to as RJR Nabisco, through a process called leveraged buyout. In order to buy this company, Ross Johnson offered a price of $ 75 dollars per share. This is despite the share value of the company standing at $ 50 per share. The main reason of making this exorbitant offer was to prevent another bidder from emerging. It is important to understand that while making this offer, two surprising issues emerged; one is that Johnson was a corporate legend, who made a name through a series of mergers. On this basis, he was not an expert of...
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Exam on the book
Exam on the book
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... Germany 1866-1945 Numerous critical works about the cultural, social, political, and monetary history of advanced Germany have showed up in the previous ten years. Gordon Craig, a military and strategic history specialist, has delivered an essential union of this late grant (Gordon). While the new social and financial accentuations connected to cutting edge history have made the train more explanatory than some time recently, Gordon Craig has reaffirmed the status of history as a workmanship. The expressive qualities and the suppleness of Craigs story line join an unfortunate story with a trenchant investigation. The thesis statement comes out strongly and is the point where the reader starts out on ...
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Sociology of Sports: When the Rules Do Not Apply
Sociology of Sports: When the Rules Do Not Apply
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... of Sports: When the Rules Do Not Apply Sociology of Sports: When the Rules Do Not Apply In American Football, abusive language, fights and the use of performance enhancing supplements has become prevalent. Currently, the society has become accustomed to such acts. However, the significant rise in deviant acts in sports, particularly amongst the youths across a majority of sports, sparked research in factors contributing to prevalent un-sportsmanship behaviors amongst the youths. According to research, these un-sportsmanship behaviors infer deviance that is characterized by the unquestioned acceptance of norms rather than the rejection of societal norms (Crabbe & Blackshaw 2004). There are several h...
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Crime Scene Documentation
Crime Scene Documentation
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... Scene Documentation Crime Scene Documentation Introduction Crime scene documentation is central to criminal investigations since it helps in collection of physical evidence that is essential in successful prosecutions (Horswell, 2010). The main idea of crime scene documentation is to recognize, collect, interpret and reconstruct the available physical evidence. The activities that take place include sketching, note taking and photography and their use depends on the nature of the crime such as assault, rape or murder and size of the crime scene (Pepper, 2010). The crime investigator will assess the type of documents that will be required in collecting the physical evidence such as photographs,...
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Analysis of To Kill a Mockingbird by Jean Louise Scout Finch
Analysis of To Kill a Mockingbird by Jean Louise Scout Finch
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... Inserts His/her Inserts Inserts Grade Inserts Here (Day, Month, Year) To Kill a Mockingbird Maycomb was an old town, but it was a tired old town when I first knew it. To Kill a Mockingbird was written in Alabama during the Depression, and is described by the major character, a little girl named Jean Louise "Scout" Finch. Her father, Atticus Finch, is a lawyer with high ethical values. Scout, her brother Jem, and their friend Dill are maneuvered by the local gossip about a man named Boo Radley, who lives in their district but never leaves his house. Legend has it that he once bashed his father in the leg with a pair of scissors, and he is said to be a type of monster. Dill lives in Mississippi but he ...
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History of Wal-Mart
History of Wal-Mart
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... Assignment Company Analysis: History of Wal-Mart A Brief History of Wal-Mart Wal-Mart was founded by Sam Walton, who was an experienced retailer in the Arkansas area. In 1962, Walton started the very first Wal-Mart Discount City outlet at Rogers, Arkansas. In 1968, Wal-Mart stepped out of Arkansas with inception of its operations in Sikeston and Claremore. The company was incorporated in 1969 and it was listed in NYSE in 1970. By 1971, the company was functional in five states of USA: Oklahoma, Missouri, Louisiana, Kansas, and Arkansas. Throughout the 1970s, Wal-Mart expanded inside USA and became a significant retailing power. However, the company embarked on a policy of rapid expansion very succe...
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Aristotle and Modes of Persuasion
Aristotle and Modes of Persuasion
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... Aristotle and Modes of Persuasion On October 15, USC President C.L. Max Nikias presented an inauguration speech in which he was attempting to convince his audience that it is time for some sweeping change in direction at the university in just about every facet of its operation. This idea is made clear throughout his speech, but is most evident when he lists, at about the midway point, some of the major changes he has in mind. These include how to aggressively go after new and promising students while also finding ways to finance the education of those unable to meet the tuition challenges, becoming more deeply involved in working with the surrounding community and bringing the university system...
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To what extent did women enjoy political religious and social power in archaic Rome
To what extent did women enjoy political religious and social power in archaic Rome
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... what extent did women enjoy political, religious and social power in archaic Rome? The archaic Roman civilization arose with many similarities toits older neighbor, the Greek Civilization, for example having a strong city which eventually grew into the focus for an ever expanding Empire. The era known as the “archaic” period extends from the supposed founding of Rome in 753 BC until the rise of the Roman Republic in 509 BC. It is an ancient time period, and much of the evidence of its history has been lost, and so historians have to piece together the details of this emerging society from the accounts of outsiders, especially later Roman historians, and from sparse archaeological remains. Because...
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Coleridges Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Coleridge's 'Rime of the Ancient Mariner'
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... ‘Sublime’ in the Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge ‘Sublime’ in the Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge Sublime is a philosophical concept. It is the value and worth of greatness, whether it is ethical, intellectual, physical, metaphysical, arty, spiritual or aesthetic. It refers to the importance which is beyond all types of calculation. It cannot be measured. This notion of Sublime has been in the world since years. The first recognized study dates back to the 1 century AD and was written by Greek teacher, Pseudo-Longinus. For him, sublime was an adjective which illustrates raised and grand thoughts and language. Sublime enthuse terror and reverence with...
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Malinche
Malinche
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... number Evolving images of La Malinche Malinche, also known as Malintzin, Malinalli and Dona Marina, is considered one of the controversial players in the Spanish conquest of the Mexica Empire. As the Indian interpreter to Hernan Cortes, she played a very crucial role in the Spanish conquest. While no one questions her significant contribution to the Spanish victory, some have questioned her origins and many continue to debate her motivations; accordingly she characterized as an asset or as a traitor. This paper discusses the different aspects that surround the life of Malinche, ranging from different accounts of the historical life and existence of Malinche to changing images and perceptions of this ...
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Homer construction on the human experience
Homer construction on the human experience
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... Introduction Humanities are a discipline that studies the human conditions and behavior through critical analysis and speculation. Humanities normally encompass various fields such as ancient and modern aspects of languages, literature, philosophy, religion and history as well as performing arts such as music and theatre studies. Humanities is a particularly critical aspect of the Western life particularly the American lifestyle. The ideas that were used in the ancient societies such as Egypt, Greece and Rome still have an influence in the culture of the American people to date and are normally used to govern the behavior, mannerisms as well as to explain some of the norms in the society (Woodhull...
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Marketing - Mini-cooper

Marketing - Mini-cooper

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... Marketing – Mini Cooper Introduction (Frank) Mini Cooper from BMW is one of the favorite cars of the people all over the world. It is sold in more than 70 countries in the world. ‘Designed in 1959 by Alex Issigonis - a Turkish-born émigré to Britain who also designed the Morris Minor, another iconic small car, the Mini Cooper has captured the present US market. “The modern Mini, a reincarnation of the Swinging 60s car that was a hit in its native Britain but never really caught fire abroad, has been hot ever since its reintroduction in 2001 in Europe and 2002 in the United States and Japan. Demand in the United States, especially, has taken off, thanks to a marketing strategy designed to build...
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Comparison Paper about three works of art that depict a common theme or subject in distinct and different ways

Comparison Paper about three works of art that depict a common theme or subject in distinct and different ways

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... Venus Compared Although there is no means of proving their claim, archaeologists have long believed artwas originally practiced as a magical means of calling a successful hunt or discovering healing rituals among other possible hopes (Gombrich, 1995). By the time civilization emerged in Ancient Egypt, art took on the role of commemorating important people. The Greeks seemed to somewhat combine these approaches by creating art as an aid to worshipping their gods and goddesses and to preserve their cultural myths. The Romans combined the Greek quest for perfection of expression with the Egyptian focus on content and developed an artistic approach intended to inspire and celebrate their cultural and...
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Organizational learning and development report
Organizational learning and development report
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... Organizational Learning and Development Report Electrocom Limited is faced by the market pressure and a need to allow for organizational learning and development instead of employees learning and development. For Electrocom Limited to change its current tactics of employee learning and development to organizational learning and development it needs to apply several methodologies. This report analyses how the company could change from employee learning and development to organizational learning and development. The ability of an organization to integrate employee’s learning and development with organizational learning and development determines its survival and productivity in accordance with the...
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The Themes of Politics and Love in Contemporary Arabic Literature
The Themes of Politics and Love in Contemporary Arabic Literature
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... Themes of Politics and Love in Contemporary Arabic Literature Introduction I. Oppression II. Exile III. Love for Country or Nationalism IV. Love for Women Conclusion Introduction Arab literature is very rich and made of novels, poems, and other genres that portray the cultural realities of Arab nations. These literary works employ imagination in order to imitate the events and actions in real life. In so doing, the protagonists usually defy the authority and certain norms in their search for themselves and their attempt to grasp the realities of their period. In this context, the literary texts discussed in class mainly foreground issues about politics and ...
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A River Sutra by Gita Mehta
A River Sutra by Gita Mehta
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... of Narration A River Sutra is a collection of stories that have as a connecting link the theme of love framed around the NarmadaRiver. The Narmada River is reputed to be one of India's holiest rivers, even a sight of which is said to wipe away sinful births. The narrator in the text is a government official who in the twilight of his life has decided to enter into vanaprastha, the third stage of life according to Hindu tenets. Hinduism has often been said to be more a way of life than a religion. Hinduism with its sub-sects and confusing myths, legends and rituals often seems to make no sense to an outsider. Mehta echoes this confusion in the narrator of A River Sutra. The narrator in the very first ...
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Seamus Heaney
Seamus Heaney
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... Seamus Heaney The world of writing and literature is quite a competitive and difficult field to cut a niche or thrive in. Few names are as synonymous with present day literature and the past century’s literature as the name Seamus Heaney. The man is considered a legend in his own right, having achieved and attained every possible height in the world of literature. He is a gifted poet, playwright, author and translator, and is averse with well over four languages (Parker 23). Throughout his writing career that boasts an impressive half a century, he has bagged many accolades and won many hearts due to the professionalism, charismatic, energetic, intelligent yet entertaining nature of his works. ...
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Theories of crime paper
Theories of crime paper
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... Wild and Wonderful Whites Number ic Theory The ical theory of criminology is all about three things: it believes that all individuals, including criminals, have free will, rational manner and manipulability. It means that when a crime is committed, it is done out of free will, that the criminal chooses to do it; Rational manner means that crime is committed by the criminal within a rational bid for profit or personal gain, meaning the crime is made when the criminal’s gain is more than the risks; Manipulability is all about the fact that all humans have behaviors that lead to their own self-interest. Knowing this makes people, and criminals predictable and manipulable by knowing the patterns that...
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Amy Winehouse
Amy Winehouse
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... Amy Winehouse Synopsis and early career Amy Winehouse born in London, England, on 14 September 1983 and passed away o 23 July 2011 was a singer and songwriter. She was born to a cab driver, Mitch Winehouse, and a Pharmacist, Janis her mother. She grew up surrounded by jazz musicians including most of her uncles from the mothers side and Ronnie Scott, British jazz legend who had a relationship with her grandmother. At the age of ten, she got interested in the Salt-n-Pepa including other American acts of hip-hop and R&B and formed an amateur rap group, Sweet and Sour. At the age of twelve, she joined the Sylvia Young Theatre School and earned her first guitar a year later. She was later expelled for...
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Lizzie Borden Not Guilty
Lizzie Borden Not Guilty
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... Lizzie Borden - Not Guilty Lizzie Borden, who was born in 1860, was charged with the murder of her father and stepmother, Andrew and Mrs. Borden, on the 5th of August 1892. As oddly as it may seem, she was considered not guilty by the legal system, but guilty by the majority of society. It is the purpose of the paper to show that although there was animosity among many members in the house, thus giving reasons for her to want her parents dead, Lizzie Borden did not have the psychological profile to go from anger to rage to murder by social standards. There was a difference in what someone could have had as a profile behind closed doors. Society's perception of the individual was more important for...
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Alexander the Great--Vision beyond Conquests
Alexander the Great--Vision beyond Conquests
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... (Add (Add Alexander the Great – Vision Beyond Conquests Introduction The of Alexander the Great bringsinto mind a special experience of a winning spirit as there is no other name as prominent as his in the history of wars and valor of great personalities. The legendary Macedonian name that glittered the glory of apex world conquest had only a span of thirty three years of life; however, Alexander, was from all angles, an outstanding individual example of excellence in one’s own field, and rather interestingly, his own was the greatest ever known quest for expedition and invasion of new lands and the political expansion of his empire’s unchallenged area. During the years of his fearless and ferocious ...
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Intercultural Communications
Intercultural Communications
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... Coffee Culture The practice of drinking coffee s back to the middle of the ninth century in southern Arabia when a goatherd accidentally fed his herd with coffee beans. Since then, coffee has spread from one place to another, becoming a part of many cultures worldwide. This paper gives a short background of the origin of coffee and the practice of drinking coffee as it spread to different cultures. It briefly traces the development of coffee from being a beverage used for religious purposes by the Muslims to eventually finding its way to becoming a culture in itself. From the day of its discovery until today, coffee has been a part of many nations’ customs and occasions. With a considerable market...
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Did Elizabeth Lizze Borden murder her parents
Did Elizabeth Lizze Borden murder her parents
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... [Submitted to] Did Elizabeth Lizzie Borden murder her parents? The case of Elizabeth Lizzie Borden got substantialattention in the past and even today the mystery has attracted many people due to its ambiguous state, unjustified ending and unresolved condition. Whenever it comes to Lizzie Borden the only question which arises is about the real murderer of the husband and wife i.e. father and step mother of Lizzie. This question has puzzled many critics, researchers, writers and people associated with the legal punishments since the last century. The general public has also shown great interest in the subject that what had compelled a young daughter to kill her parents? Did she really kill them or...
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