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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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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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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Black Women, Sexuality and Sports: Role Models for Healthy Living
Black Women, Sexuality and Sports: Role Models for Healthy Living
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... Women, Sexuality and Sports: Role Models for Healthy Living This paper researches three African American women who have made it big within their respective fields. Sheryl Swoopes Introduction and Historical Background Sheryl Swoopes is the Micheal Jordan of women basketball. She is a pretty unique woman, standing 6 feet tall and who made her career in basketball and eventually ruled the courts for over a decade. She is a multiple Olympic gold medal winner for the US woman basketball. Swoopes has won gold medal for 3 consecutive Olympic Games in 1996, 2000 and 2004. She is also credited 3 times as MVP and has been labelled as one of the greatest collegiate players of all time. She also has been decla...
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Urban Legends
Urban Legends
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... Urban Legends like Santa Claus Influence Us in Childhood and as Adults Schools Number and of Date of Submission (e.g., October 12, 2014) How Urban Legends like Santa Claus Influence Us in Childhood and as Adults Introduction In childhood, we are surrounded by urban legends, spinning our imaginations through magic and adventure. While some urban legends such as Santa Claus, Tooth Fairy and the Easter Bunny are propagated by our parents and elders, others are figments of our own imaginations and that of our peers. The stories that we hear in childhood stay with us lifelong, and so do their effects, be they negative or positive. These not only mould our thoughts and actions but also our personalities t...
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Discuss how Doyle goes about maintaining suspense in The Hound of the Baskervilles. You should consider how the plot is structured as well as whether the author succeeded in keeping your interest
Discuss how Doyle goes about maintaining suspense in The Hound of the Baskervilles. You should consider how the plot is structured as well as whether the author succeeded in keeping your interest
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... Success in Maintaining Suspense – The Hound of the Baskervilles Doyle Success in Maintaining Suspense – The Hound ofthe Baskervilles Doyle is believed to be the major individual novelist who introduced the aspect of mystery writings throughout England that inspired other authors to him. Published in 1901, The Hound of the Baskervilles is a great masterpiece based on the mystery and continued suspense that makes the audience tend to learn more of the outcomes of the proceedings within the novel. The beginning of the story depicts an ancient legend of a ghostly hound that is portrayed to haunt the Baskerville family for all generations. Upon the death of Sir Charles Baskerville that occurs under suspic...
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Young Goodman Brown
Young Goodman Brown
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... Young Goodman Brown Young Goodman Brown – Essay Outline Introduction: Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne utilizes the tools of symbolism, allegory and imagery to deliver the essence of its meaning and themes to the reader in a comprehensive manner, while, the implementation of these literary devices has enhanced the narrative it has also invited a range of conflicting analyses on the true meaning of the story. 1. Analysis of Allegory and Symbolism Allegory and symbolism in the naming of characters The forest and the Devil 2. Faust myth, Puritanism and the American culture Christian symbolism Salvation and fulfillment of temptation 3. The role of the unconscious mind as a key aspect of the...
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John Keats Poetry
John Keat's Poetry
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... S Kristy 4th Year Romantic Literature 01 April 2007 Use of images in Keats' poetry from ical art and Mythology IntroductionJohn Keats attached great importance to imagination. The negative capability of Keats is not the result of any intellectual process. It results from imagination. Keats was always suspicious of reason. He believed in imagination alone. In one of his letters he writes, "What the imagination seizes as Beauty must be true". Like Shakespeare, Keats himself was of imagination impact. It was with his rich imagination that he could make his poems spontaneous. In the poem, Ode to Autumn, Keats is lost in his images. The poem gives not only fullness and softness of autumn but al...
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Harrods
Harrods
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... of the Written ment for Review Harrods is a store that in no way intends to be modest about accepting the fact that it is a premier luxury brand and hence its customers do expect it to provide them with products that come with a difference. Harrods is all about blending reputation, tradition and legend. There is no denying the fact that every person is supposed to visit Harrods when in London. Harrods is an integral part of the essentially British culture and taste and has an image for luxury, which would take nothing less than an act passed by parliament or a civil war to change or alter. However, aligning Harrods with tradition and heritage does not mean that the brand is old fashioned in its...
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Beauty halo effect
Beauty halo effect
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... Beauty Halo Effect “The Halo Effect (Beauty Halo Effect or Attractiveness Halo Effect) refers to a cognitive bias whereby attractivepeople are viewed to have more desirable personalities, skills, and traits compared to less attractive people” (McWhirter). Beauty is an admired quality or topic in human life. Everybody wants to be as beautiful as possible. Because of the social acceptance or recognition of beautiful people over others, everybody wants to be beautiful even if they are not so in reality. The general feeling about beautiful people among others is that they are intelligent than others. Moreover, such people often escape from severe punishments once they commit serious crimes. The above...
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Does heavy metal rock music encourage violence in teenagers
Does heavy metal rock music encourage violence in teenagers
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... One of the most popular genres of music among the teenagers is the hard metal music. Musicians such as Marilyn Manson and Ozzy Osbournehave had an eternal appeal towards adolescents though out generations. However a long-standing debate surrounding hard metal music is whether it gives a boost to the violent nature in their teenage listeners. The acts of violence range from aggressive behavior to commit suicide. Dr. Paul King conducted in a Memphis hospital among disturbed teenagers. The age of his patients ranged from thirteen to seventeen years and they were admitted to the hospital for treatment of their drug dependency. Among the two hundred patients interviewed 60% responded that heavy metal...
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Personal Statements
Personal Statements
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... ments Information de s our modernity. All of us live between pluses and minuses of our computers. Everybody wants to de a modern life and I am not an exception. My future involvement in Ph. D program is the first door I want to open on the way to success and information. I know that I can penetrate in different secrets of modernity if I become a Master in Information. It is my invented legend and it is my fairy tale, where I am walking along a thorny path and want to reach the most secret corners of the reality and cyber reality. Ph. D program in Management Science with concentration on Information System is a perfect opportunity to combine two of my major interests: computer systems and management. ...
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Maps
Maps
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... As a rule, maps are regarded as a geographical tool mainly. However, regardless of its seeming simpli the aims and purposes that are pursued by creating a map are varied. Therefore, alongside with the purely geographical aims, the maps can be used as a political, sociological, or military tool; so, the cartography had been always regarded as one of the most important sciences ever, and served as an indicator of a civilization development. The aim of this paper is to study the map by the New Yorker J. Barber, published in 1776 by W. Hawkes, its background, the purpose of its creation, and the audience, which it was intended for. Background Study The map, offered for the analysis is The Country...
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Percieved control and academic achievment
Percieved control and academic achievment
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... 300503 PERCEIVED CONTROL AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT Figure Frequency distribution of the Rotters LOCUS of Control survey. Legend: Weight Category 0.11 INTERNAL 12-23 EXTERNAL Figure 1 show that the score 10 has the highest frequency followed by 11. There were 27 internal locus of control and 23 external locus of control. This means that the fifty four percent (54%) of the respondents were healthy, with good psychological adjustment and self esteem. Figure 2: Frequency distribution of the Average GPA of the selected respondents Figure 2 show that out of 50 respondents' 13 responses or 26% belong to 4 GPA, followed by 3 GPA with 10 responses. There were 38 respondents or 76% who we...
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PMS Financial Plan
PMS Financial Plan
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... Financial Plan The PMS will be financed mainly through the cash flow generated by the rental of the properties. In effect, the growth will be slower than is desired. The most important factor in our case is the continuous occupancy of the properties. Therefore, there is a need to develop an effective strategy to deliver the services such as repairs and maintenance. Important Assumptions The following table details the assumptions that are made .These figures are annual and monthly assumptions that show the consistent growth of the company. Since the operation is on a monthly collection basis, it is assumed that the majority of the collections will be timely and in full. Some of the underlying as...
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QUEEN CHRISTINA IN THE LIGHTS OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
QUEEN CHRISTINA IN THE LIGHTS OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM
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... QUEEN CHRISTINA IN THE LIGHTS OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM The movie Queen Christina was made in the year 1933 and the director of this movie was the great Rouben Mamoulian. It is a pre-code American historical drama movie. Its story is that of Queen Christina who ruled in Sweden in the 17th century. While reigning over Sweden she falls in love and has to face numerous political realities that were present in her society at that time. Similar to the well-known legend of the Queen Elizabeth, Queen Christina also had to choose between her love, loyalty and power. She was forcefully married off to her cousin brother while she was actually in love with a Spanish nobleman. It is a rigid drama telling the life ...
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The Microsoft Antitrust Case
The Microsoft Antitrust Case
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... Microsoft Antitrust Case The Microsoft Antitrust case is one of the most popular issues in today's market. This is primarily due to the popularity of the company's products and the global reach of the company. Various issues and allegations were brought up by different personalities and entities. In a way, the case versus the software giant is the product of the collaboration between the United States government and the various players in the compute industry that have been affected by Microsoft's dominance in today's computer market. The table below presents the various stakeholders or key entities and personalities in the case against Microsoft. It highlights the various issues that these groups s...
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Multigenre paper
Multigenre paper
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... Essential question-What are the responsibilities and consequences of having greater power? Introduction There is an old adage that denotes the effects of power, “power corrupts; absolute power corrupts absolutely” absolute power is where all power is accorded or amassed by an individual. It is such power that is bound to turn one into an evil man, evil in the context that they can do anything to keep hold of power. In most cases, this means detaining and murdering their most pronounced threats. In the contemporary society, absolute power is fast waning, largely, this is a result of the lessons history has taught us. Power is now vested in institutions and not individuals, further, these institutions ...
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Alexander The Great as a Military Leader
Alexander The Great as a Military Leader
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... THE GREAT R.Preeti 13/7/2008 When one contemplates about conquests and reigns, the first image that strikes us, is that of Alexander The Great. The epithet attached to him itself speaks volumes about the sheer greatness of Alexander, the King of Macedonia, who went on to conquer most of the most known to Ancient Greeks. Alexander was born in 356 B.C. at Pella, the capital of Macedonia, to King Philip II, the King of Macedonia and Olympias, a princess of Epirus. The prince exhibited brilliance at a young age. He was taught by Aristotle, the great Plato's disciple and he went on to become a military leader of grea...
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Jazz History George Gershwin
Jazz History George Gershwin
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... full George Gershwin 24 November George Gershwin Much can be said about the artist George Gershwin. It is through his works that Jazz has found its way into mainstream music. His expressions have managed to influence many famous musicians. This report will shed some light on the biography and the influential work of this extraordinary personality. George Gershwin was born to a Russian-Jewish immigrant family as Jacob Gershovitz on 26th September, 1898 in Brooklyn, New York. After beginning his school he Anglicized his name to George. At the age of 10 he met Max Rosen; a violinist and had a powerful musical influence on George. He started his musical training at the age of 13, and was so enthusiastic ...
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Urban legends
Urban legends
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... legends The next Pepsi you drink could be your last bottle of poisoned water. Rumor has it that many were warned not to drink cola after a certain date. While there is no substantial proof on how much is true, the fact is that such urban legends are many. These are famous the world over, across cultures and communities. Even during the 9/11 attacks many such legends circulated and stayed for a long time. Here I take two such legends and analyze why the public believes them. The case of the bottle of Pepsi A young woman was standing in the queue in a popular supermarket. A man seemingly from mid-East stood before her in the line. When his turn came to pay the bill, he realized he did not have enough...
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Misogyny in a specific advertisement
Misogyny in a specific advertisement
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... Misogyny in a Specific Advertisement Despite the modern women’s liberation movements, there still exists much evidence of misogyny in modern advertising. Misogyny, by definition, refers to a hatred of women and is associated with many aspects of modern life. Because advertising has a profound affect on how we view ourselves and appropriate human actions, it is important to understand exactly how misogyny is reflected in modern advertising. For example, in this advertisement for Skyye Vodka, there is an unmistakable message of male domination over the Amazonian-type woman that is nevertheless tempered for the female consumer by the use of setting. The image of male domination in this advertisement...
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Strategic Hospitality Management Essay
Strategic Hospitality Management Essay
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... cash flow challenge: Sofitel Hotel is an international luxury hotel chain and is a part of the huge Accor group. The first Sofitel Hotel was built in France in Strasbourg nearly forty four years ago. The Accor group was formed in 1984 and Sofitel became a part of the group in 1997. There are about 100 Sofitel Hotels worldwide with about 18,000 rooms, 12,000 employees in forty counties. The real expansion of the group began only by 2,000 when it expanded operations in USA and Germany and began opening new hotels in Asia. (Press Room: History). The year 2007 saw a major restructuring for the Accor group with regard to its hotel businesses. The Sofitel group which was classified under the up-market lux...
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ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY Assignment
ENGINEERING HYDROLOGY Assignment
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... HYDROLOGY WORK Brief In this practical you are to (i) analyse, compare and contrast recorded flow data from two catchments and (ii) use a range of other techniques to characterise the flood hydrology for a range of design specifications. One catchment is located in Cornwall in the west and the other is in the south to the east of Southampton. The catchments have a comparable area, but one is a predominantly sandstone and shale catchment and the other a chalk catchment. The product you are preparing must take the form of a professional report entitled; 'An analysis of the flow characteristics in two contrasting catchments'. Imagine that you are a consultant preparing this for a committee within the ...
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A contrast between Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet and the film version directed by Franco Zeffirelli 1968
A contrast between Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet' and the film version directed by Franco Zeffirelli 1968
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... AND JULIET ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is arguably William Shakespeare’s greatest and most widely recognized play. As is always the case, the depiction of the characters and the flow of the plot of a play or book is different from the movie on which it is based. ‘Romeo and Juliet’ is no exception. Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 movie version of the play is acclaimed as one of the greatest love story movies of all times; he has however deviated from the play in four major areas (http://www.123helpme.com/view.asp?). The first difference involves the unveiling of the plot of the story. In the play, Romeo is in the process of recovering after being jilted by Rosaline (Act 1, Scene 1, Line 155). A rejected lover’s in...
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Write a short article about a major volcanic eruption
Write a short article about a major volcanic eruption
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... in 1600 BC was wonderful on the island of Crete. By all accounts, the Minoans that inhabited the island enjoyed a high standard of living. Many of the problems that plagued civilizations on the mainland of Europe and Southwest Asia did not affect the Minoans. Their boarders were secure because they were the world’s most powerful navy to protect their island. Their soil was fertile and their climate mild, so food surpluses were easy to obtain. Political stability added to the strength of the Minoans. But with the eruption of a volcano on the island of Thera, all of this changed in an instant. Volcanoes are powerful forces of nature. According to Ritter et al., volcanism is simply the manifestati...
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Primary Source Analysis
Primary Source Analysis
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... Manifesto of the Front du Liberation de Quebec (1970) was written by this political protest organization (FLQ) and circulated to publicize their core political beliefs and drum up support for their activism. In Quebec throughout the 1960s there had been considerable popular discontent because the Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and his government were slow to deal with rising levels of poverty and social deprivation. There was also some support for an independence movement from the Canadian federal government and from Canada’s colonial era links with Britain. All of this is set against the background of the Cold War, which sharpened animosities between capitalist and communist world views, and raised ...
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Ancient Chinese Contributions
Ancient Chinese Contributions
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... Ancient Chinese Contributions Ancient Chinese Contributions One of the ancient cultures that have heavily contributed towards humanadvancemnet is the chinese chulture. For years they have been inventing novice advancements that have helped in solving various issues experienced by humanbeings. These inventions were all created to serve certain purpose and the main purpose served by these invention was to make human life better and simpler. These advancmenets and inventions have also acted as a base for the development of future technology such as computers and calcultaors. The top ten contributions made by the ancient Chinese to the wellbeing of mankind includes: gunpowder, compass, paper, abacus,...
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Art of Asia: Hinduism and Hindu Art
Art of Asia: Hinduism and Hindu Art
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... Cyberjourney: Art of Asia: Hinduism and Hindu Art – Describe the artistic presentation of Shiva, Diva, Vishnu or any of the of Hindu gods. How doesHindu art present multiplicity and unity? It was a surprise that the deities of Hindu mythology date millennia back, to 7200 BC. when the hymns of the Rig Veda came into existence. The Vedic gods are described as “abstractions” and not actual personages; they stand for the elements of nature such as air, water, and fire (Indian Divinity, 2012). It was in the post-Vedic period that the Hindu gods emerged who took on a more personal character. Vishnu is one of the later deities to whom was ascribed a personality, that of the Supreme Reality which preserves...
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Gertrude Steins Recognition
Gertrude Stein's Recognition
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... Much of the Gertrude Stein’s recognition came from a personal modern art collection, from 1914 to 1913, together with her brother Leo Stein. Later, the Carl Van Vechten and the drama censor for the New York journalists promoted further, the works of Gertrude in the USA (Barbara 17). The two had wide spread newspaper article sequence in which Gertrude’s name was showed to public. During the start of summer in 1914, Gertrude purchased three paintings of Juan Gris. Shortly after she bought them from Daniel- Henry Kahnweiler, the grand war started, Kahnweiler’s collection was confiscated, and then he was banned from returning to Paris. Gris had earlier come into a binding agreement with Kahnweiler pro...
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The Confession of Saint Patrick
The Confession of Saint Patrick
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... Confessions of Saint Patrick Order No. 254841 No. of pages: 4 Premium 6530 Saint Patrick, (ca.420 – 492/93) is recognized and honored as the Patron Saint of Ireland, who was born in a small village settlement of Bannavem of Taburnia (vico banavem taburniae in his Confession), which was situated on the west coast of Britain. Patrick, along with thousands of other people was captured by raiders and was sold as slaves in the country of Ireland. Much before his capture, even though he came from a Christian background he was not particularly religious. “The Confessions of Saint Patrick” is an autobiographical account whose author is Saint Patrick himself. He narrates the story of his life from his childh...
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... Google Inc In 2004 Google became a public corporation. Its debut price was $85 and withina year it rose to $300. The more than 300% growth in its first year is unprecedented to say the least. Google’s main competitor in the search engine business is Yahoo. But in spite of Yahoo’s longer presence in the internet services market, its market capitalization still falls below that of Google (a much later entrant to the market). This figure stood at an impressive 80 billion dollars toward the end of 2005. One reason for Google’s success is its emphasis on innovation and its reputation of being the torch-bearer of search engine technology. In this key segment of its business operations, Google garner...
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Distance Zones (Sociology Class)
Distance Zones (Sociology Class)
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... & Number: Proxemics (A study of distance or spatial zones) 15 September (word count – 689) It was anthropologist Edward T.Hall who is generally credited with creating the term of proxemics or the study of behavioral, cultural and sociological aspects of distance between people as they interact with each other in the course of their lives. Different cultures have a bit of differences between how people also communicate with each other besides using language but other forms of non-verbal communications, such as putting distance between another man or woman as they speak to each other, body language, eye contact and hand gestures. People also behave differently when put together in close proximity than ...
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600 WORD ESSAY QUESTIONS
600 WORD ESSAY QUESTIONS
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... What are your thoughts about the purpose and value of music in human history? The sound of music appeals to every sort of human emotions. Not only the Western but also Eastern countries of the world are rich in musical history. Humans are made of different emotions such as love, anger, sympathy, passion and so on. To express such emotions, people use the sound of music to convey their message to someone. Additionally, the sound of music has a natural touch that can either satisfy the needs of some particular feelings or augment a certain type of emotional appeal. In addition, the sound of music has some spiritual touch, in which people find internal peace, serenity and tranquility, and it has been...
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Humanities
Humanities
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... The Role of Women in Ancient Rome Although women never acquired the right to vote or hold public office, at least in the relatively democratic republican period they were able to develop increasing influence on decisions made by the male representatives of the governing body, the Forum. (Fant 1982) This was due to their greater wealth acquired by inheritances from their fathers and husbands, casualties of Rome’s military adventures. An example of how they were able to do this is as follows. The Rome government needed funds to pay for the unsuccessful war against Hannibal in 216 B.C. and noting their increasing wealth, decided to tax the military widows.(Fant 1982) Initially the women accepted th...
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The Romance of Tristan and Iseult ( retold by J.bedier and translated by Hilaire Belloc)
The Romance of Tristan and Iseult ( retold by J.bedier and translated by Hilaire Belloc)
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... Romance of Tristan and Iseult The story of Tristan and Iseult is one of the most famous pieces of the Western literature which manifests a broad story about love and death and explicates the good and bad in romantic love. Basically, the premise of the story is about Tristan and Iseult falling passionately in love with each other after mistakenly sharing a love potion intended for Iseult and her husband Mark. The story is based on the Authorian legend as it portrays the character of Iseult as one that is from Ireland and Tristan from Cornwall which are both believed to have Celtic origin. This is heavily emphasized all throughout the story as we all know that Celtics are a diverse group of tribal soc...
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Dream Cather
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... Catcher Dream Cather A dream catcher is a Native American artifact that is found in most American homes. A dream catcher is a hand woven artifact that is made of threads and other sacred and personal items such as beads and feathers. It is made to form a web shape and is believed to filter out bad dreams. It is mainly used to protect people from nightmares and bad dreams while sleeping. According to Oberholtzer (2012), Dream catchers initially originated from Native Americans of the Ojibwa nation. Traditionally dream catchers were made of two hoops, three and a half inches in diameter made out of wood, which were filled with something which looked like a spider web. The dream catchers were not desi...
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Reflection
Reflection
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... Lecturer’s Introduction Sara Baartman lived a life full of degradation, mistreatment and abuse but she is still a legend fondly remembered till today. She was a Khoikhoi woman born in 1790 and was later on taken to Europe to be exhibited as a freak show attraction. Being African, she had an extremely curvacious body contrary to her European counterparts. Simply, the Europeans had never seen anything like it before. She was then nicknamed Hottentot Venus. Hottentot referring to the Khoi people and Venus who was the Greek goddes of love. Gender The exploitation of Sara symbolised the kind of explitation women of all races go through. She was objectified and deemed only good for her physical features. ...
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Please High Quality Writing in Anthropology
Please High Quality Writing in Anthropology
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... Analysis of The NOVA Series Becoming Human and Alien From Earth (Insert The NOVA Series Introduction NOVA is a scientific television series that is based in Boston, Massachusetts. It has so far aired 39 full seasons and is on its 40th season currently. In season 36, the show aired an episode titled “Alien from Earth”. The episode reviews the findings of an archeological finding in the Indonesian island of Flores. An ancient legend tells of an elflike creature, that is likened to the fictional hobbit in books and films, existing in the area. In 2003, archeologists discovered the skull remains of the hobbit like creature deep in t...
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SHORT PRIMARY SOURCE ESSAY
SHORT PRIMARY SOURCE ESSAY
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... Bonaparte Task Napoleon is a French general who becomes the leader of France and eventually emperor of the French. At ayounger age, he attends a military school and later graduates as a lieutenant in the artillery. He is a witty individual who sees France through the French revolution and before which, fights different battles for his country. His love for his country and the passion to secure his people sees him detained for two weeks, before taking leadership positions in the French army. Napoleon works his ways through power and seeks favor not only among the majority French community but also among other nations. Despite being a leader in the military, artistic works portray him appreciating...
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Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
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... Paper The Tale of Two Cities: A Summary The book en d “The Tale of Two Cities” is all about a man who spent significant amount of time in jail without any apparent reason. He was put into a small room in the most notorious jail of Paris without a trial and he is now released from his imprisonment suddenly. However, he is still a prisoner of the past and because of this reason, he cannot think and consider the possibility of leaving the room. He is apparently unaware of the reality and fact that he has a daughter who is the most beautiful girl in town. She was left alone by the father eighteen years and those years had been nice to her. She is a perfect girl and she is the one who can help her father ...
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Case Analysis: Stella Artois: Catch a Falling Star
Case Analysis: Stella Artois: Catch a Falling Star
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... Analysis: Stella Artois: Catch a Falling Star Case Analysis: Stella Artois: Catch a Falling Star Introduction and Problems Statement In today’s society, with the enhancement of mass media and technology, the potential of marketing is a reality well recognized by most organizations (Heath, 2010). In addition, these days, it is no longer enough for a company to have good quality products at attractive prices, or for it to have an enduring history of quality products (Jordan, 2009). If an organization wants to optimize profits and sales, and get its product(s) and brand noticed, it should have sufficient ways to communicate with its clients. Stella Artois refined, aspirational branding has been destabil...
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Cultural Matrix and Summary
Cultural Matrix and Summary
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... Byzantium Iconography and architecture are the styles of art, which were greatly developed during the epoch of theByzantium Empire. Icons are religious images done on wooden plates in the Byzantine style. The word Icon springs from the Greek EIKON with the meaning image (Ostrogorsky). It is assumed that Icon painting started in the Byzantine Empire about the 6th century. One of the basic arguments for honoring of Icons is an oral tradition telling of the idea of Christ on the Mandylion ("The Veil of Veronica"). Legend tells how Christ himself, put his image on the Veil making the first Icon or "prototype" drawn without human hands. The name of this Icon is The Savior Acheiropoietos. Speaking about...
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Film Review: Reign Behind a Curtain
Film Review: Reign Behind a Curtain
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... Film Review: Reign behind a Curtain The topic of the movie is Reign behind a Curtain and was produced in1983 during the Qing dynasty. The movie involves so many people such as Cixi Dowager, a very powerful and charismatic woman. She unofficially controlled the Qing dynasty in China for 47 years in an effective manner. She gave a son in the year 1861 who became the Tongzhi emperor. Xianfeng emperor was also featured in the movie, and he was the ninth emperor of the Qing dynasty. However, later Xianfeng and his imperial entourage had to flee to the northern palace after negotiations with the European powers had been held. Cian Dowager was the second Empress consort of the Xianfeng Emperor of the Qing ...
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German Civilization (Lesson 4: The Decline of the Weimar Republic and the Rise of the Nazi Party)
German Civilization (Lesson 4: The Decline of the Weimar Republic and the Rise of the Nazi Party)
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... Stab-in-the-back and its implications for the Weimar Republic The notion ‘stab in the back’ by General Ludendorff refers to the claim that the enemy had not defeated the German army, but their loss was because of the revolutionary forces, which were inside Germany. This was a belief that some civilians on the home front betrayed them, more especially those republicans who were responsible for the overthrowing of the monarchy. General Ludendorff blamed the civilian population and the Berlin government for the armistice of November 1918 (Hunt 32). He stood his ground basing on the fact that during the time of surrender, the German troops were still in France and Belgium, and that they left the field...
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Li Bais Creativity
Li Bais Creativity
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... Li Bai’s Creativity Li Bai (A.D. 701-762) is considered to be one of the most famous Chinese poets (“Li Bai”). Li Bai also known as Li Po became famous for his irrepressible imagination, shocking demeanor, profound philosophical approach and vivid images of Taoists in his poetry, as well as if to believe the legend his love for alcohol. Similar to Du Fu, Li Bai spent much time travelling. Wanderings fasted his heart greedy to impressions and views and able to notice the smallest details. His genius was able to process, interpret and express all the wealth of nature in his work. This allowed the writer to reveal the main themes that were of particular important for him, namely, love of country and...
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IP 2 - Art
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... 2 Art Part Sphinx of Hatshepsut The Sphinx of Hatshepsut is a portrayal of the female pharaohcalled Hatshepsut during the 18th dynasty. The sculpture is stationary because there is no emphasis on form and shape that shows movement. The sphinx dates back to the year 1479-1458 B.C and was sculpted using granite and paint. The dimensions of this work are: length-343 cm; height-164cm; weight-14900 lb. The Sphinx of Hatshepsut has a human head and the body of a lion. The human head represents royalty because of the royal beard and the nemes headcloth. The sculptor intends to show contrast in the handsome face of the pharaoh and the powerful and muscular body of the lion. The sphinx was smashed into...
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Chinese Mythology in Han Dynasty
Chinese Mythology in Han Dynasty
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... Chinese Mythology in Han Dynasty Chinese mythology tales are full of various superstitions and legends that have descended from early generations to the present times. However, it also provides an opportunity to learn about the first legendary rulers of China, who ruled the country much before the Chinese first dynasty rule. These wise men are also called demigods. Fu-Xi being one of them, invented trapping, fishing and writing, while working with his sister Nuwa, he created first humans from clay. Shennong was the divine farmer who made Chinese people aware about the agriculture and different tools used in pursuing it. Accordingly, he invented axe, plow as well as Chinese calendar and irrigation...
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