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Measure For Measure on the Stage - Measure For Measure on the Stage Near the end of his well known treatment of transgression and surveillance in Measure for Measure, Jonathan Dollimore makes an observation about the world of the play that deserves further consideration by feminist scholars: the prostitutes, the most exploited group in the society which the play represents, are absent from it. Virtually everything that happens presupposes them yet they have no voice, no presence. And those who speak for them do so as exploitatively as those who want to eliminate them....   [tags: Shakespeare's Measure For Measure Essays]
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Free Measure for Measure Essays: Social Injustice - Social Injustice in Measure for Measure Social justice is a topic known all to well in today's society. Such issues as social heirarchial structure and unjust representatives of citizens of nations are issues in need of attention by those in power. Corruption, lies and greed by those in power however stand in the way of this form of justice from occurring, leaving many with little or no social status open to prejudice on race, religious and sexual grounds. William Shakespeare illustrates the ease in which power can corrupt in his play, Measure for Measure....   [tags: Measure for Measure] 557 words
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Free Measure for Measure Essays: Mercy vs. Justice - Mercy vs. Justice in Measure for Measure Theme: Mercy vs. Justice. Allusion to justice = eye for eye, tooth for tooth [measure for measure]; allusion to mercy = let him without sin cast the first stone [esp. sexual sin]. Summary: Duke wants to restore the strictness of fornication/adultery laws. He sets up Angelo to do it, while he feigns that he will be away. Instead he remains to check up on Angelo and the town (Vienna). Angelo goes ahead and closes down Overdone's brothel and the others, and puts Claudio in jail, condemned to die the morrow, for impregnating Juliet....   [tags: Measure for Measure] 969 words
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Open Silences in Shakespeare's Measure for Measure - How Productions from 1720 to 1929 Close Shakespeare's Open Silences in Measure for Measure Prologue: Playtext. Performance. and Open Silences In the Preface to his edition of Shakespeare's plays, and even as he vigorously defended the playwright against attacks by other neo-classical critics, Samuel Johnson nonetheless also offered his own survey of Shakespeare's weaknesses. Among the more well-known and provocative remarks is his assessment of the endings of the plays: It may be observed, that in many of his plays the latter part is evidently neglected....   [tags: Shakespeare Measure for Measure]
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Matrimony and Recompense in Measure for Measure - Matrimony and Recompense in Measure for Measure (A version of this essay appeared in Shakespeare Quarterly 46 (Winter, 1995), 454-464.) Since 1970, when the Isabella of John Barton's RSC production of Measure for Measure first shocked audiences by silently refusing to acquiesce to the Duke's offer of marriage at the end of the play, Isabella's response (or lack thereof) to the Duke's proposal has become one of the most prevalent subjects for Shakespearean performance criticism.See, for example, Jane Williamson, "The Duke and Isabella on the Modern Stage," The Triple Bond: Plays, Mainly Shakespearean, in Performance, ed....   [tags: Shakespeare Measure Essays] 7072 words
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Free Measure for Measure Essays: Analysis of Acts V-VI - Analysis of Acts V-VI of Measure for Measure One of the things that struck me as odd in Act V, Scene I is how Mariana seems to recognize the disguised Duke. I don't know if this means that the Duke has disguised himself as a friar in the past. Another thing that struck me odd in this scene is how soon Mariana agrees to the Duke's plan. Here is a stranger (Isabella) convincing a young woman (Mariana) to have sex under very mysterious circumstances with a man who has rejected her. The plan is very strange but Mariana agrees so quickly that its hard to see how it was possible for Isabella to give Mariana the full explanations of the reasons behind the ruse....   [tags: Measure for Measure] 665 words
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Jerome Groopman's The Measure of Our Days - Jerome Groopman's The Measure of Our Days is a compelling look at what we can learn about living when life itself can no longer be taken for granted because of severe illness. Jerome Groopman, M.D., one of the world's leading researchers in cancer and AIDS, is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief of Experimental Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. His laboratory helped to develop the new protease inhibitors for the treatment of AIDS, and in January of 1998 his laboratory identified another gene that appears to play a role in breast cancer....   [tags: Illness Groopman Measure Days] 1035 words
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Measure For Measure - Shakespeare's Measure for Measure can be seen as an early account of sexual harassment. While the issue of women's rights had hardly been explored at the time the play was first performed, Measure for Measure touches on issues of sexuality, independence, and the objectification of women. Despite these serious issues, the play is considered a comedy, and the story it tells is filled with amusing characters as well as broad sociological questions. The plot centers around the fate of Claudio, who is arrested by Lord Angelo, the temporary leader of Vienna....   [tags: essays research papers] 693 words
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Shakespeare's Measure for Measure - Shakespeare's Measure for Measure This reading of Measure for Measure will try to do more than draw attention to the extent to which Shakespeare goes beyond the conventional happy ending in this play. There are indications that the conclusions of many of the comedies are not really meant to bear up to close scrutiny; in Jaques¹ words, their loving voyages are not victual¹d for very long. In Measure for Measure we are openly challenged to question the adequacy of attaching a happy ending to a deeply troubling play....   [tags: Shakespeare Desire Plays Papers] 4131 words
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Measure 91 - Measure 91 Is Measure 91 good for Oregonians. No. While many people agree with the principle of Measure 91, which would stop Oregonians from paying taxes on the money that is paid as federal tax, the financial impact of the measure and the uncertainty of it's intended effects could make this measure financial devastating to the people it intends to help. In order to be able to make an informed decisions on the measure, it is important that we, first, discover what the measure proposes to do, second, determine who the measure will benefit, and finally, what effect the measure will have on the lives of Oregonians....   [tags: Papers] 527 words
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Isabella's Accusations in Measure for Measure by Shakespeare - Near the end of all plays there is the climax, the part of the play where all the action comes together, the most important part of the play. Near the end of Measure for Measure, Isabella confronts Angelo in front of the Duke. This is the climax of the play. Although there are many important parts in Measure for Measure, by William Shakespearem, Isabella's accusations of Angelo is the most important because of the language used, the charactor development that comes out, and the emphasis of the plays themes....   [tags: essays research papers] 520 words
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Comparing the Duke and Angelo in Measure for Measure - Comparing the Duke and Angelo in Measure for Measure Angelo and the Duke are similar in the following respects: they both initially claim immunity to love and later come to be affected by it; to achieve ends they desire, both manipulate others into situations those others would not willingly choose to be in; both have sought to maintain a particular reputation; they both spend much of the play seeming other than what they appear; both think themselves to be other than what they are in the beginning; and both claim to value a life removed....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]
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Themes in the First Act of Measure for Measure - Themes in the First Act of Measure for Measure In the first act of measure for measure the main themes of the play are introduced. I intend to discuss the themes that I believe to be the most important ones in this play. There are quite a few themes that I can see after reading the first act. Firstly there is appearance vs. reality. This applies to Angelo especially, whose reputation and appearance of goodness do not match the reality of who he truly is. Many people have opinions of Angelo....   [tags: Free Essays] 425 words
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The Last Full Measure - The Last Full Measure is a vividly detailed account of the events that took place in the Civil War after the Battle of Gettysburg. In the novel, the author tells the story of the war after July of 1863 from several points of view. He uses three main characters to depict these points: Ulysses S. Grant, General of the U.S. Army, Robert E. Lee, General of the Confederate Army, and Joshua L. Chamberlain, a simple professor from Maine. The reader can gain a detailed understanding of the war by seeing it through Grant and Lee’s eyes....   [tags: essays research papers] 479 words
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The True Measure of a Man - The True Measure of a Man Being a good person is something that everyone strives to do. For most, it is a subconscious thing we do. For others being a good person is a way of life, not just a superficial “look at me and what I do,” but a deep spiritual understanding that everything one does in their daily life is beneficial to others around that person. For starters, one must define the words good and bad. Dictionary.com’s definition of a good person is “a person who is good to other people.” Its definition for a bad person is “a person who does harm to others.” Both of these are vague so one must venture into the definitions of the words good and bad....   [tags: Goodness Ethics Morals Essays] 830 words
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The Measure of One's Life - The Measure of a One's Life The measure of one's life is in his or her deeds. The life of Whittier Crocket Witherspoon has been remarkable in its scope of accomplishment and influence. He's been an educator, a school principal and teacher and a political leader who's met with presidents and the political elite of our country. In 1987 Gov. Jim Hunt awarded him the Order of the Long Leaf Pine (North Carolina's highest civilian award) for a lifetime of service, and his house is a treasure trove of awards, mementos and photographs....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essay Example] 829 words
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Comparing Wealth, Power, and Virtue in Measure for Measure and Mrs. Warren's Profession - Wealth, Power, and Virtue in Measure for Measure and Mrs. Warren’s Profession     As seen in the dramas Measure for Measure and Mrs. Warren’s Profession, the Elizabethan and Victorian periods have different views of wealth, power and virtue. To compare these views, one should start by defining the different views of virtue. The people of the Elizabethan times see virtue in obtaining a balance of their three souls and as promoting order within their society and city. Also in this period of time, wealth and power were rarely gained, but when they were, it was due to virtue....   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays]
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Act 2 Scene 2 of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare - Act 2 Scene 2 of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare The task we were given was to provide a close reading of Act 2 Scene 2 of "Measure for Measure" by Shakespeare. We had to work in small groups to study the text, and then present our thoughts and opinions of the play in the form of an oral presentation. In this presentation we had to consider and discuss this question, "If you were a director of Act 2 Scene 2 how would you advice 21st century actors to perform?" In our answer we discussed the use of language, the use of dramatic devices, movement, gestures and tone of certain lines, the use of...   [tags: Papers] 339 words
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Social Justice - Measure For Measure, Animal Farm, American History X - Social justice is a topic known all to well in today's society. Such issues as social heirarchial structure and unjust representatives of citizens of nations are issues in need of attention by those in power. Corruption, lies and greed by those in power however stand in the way of this form of justice from occurring, leaving many with little or no social status open to prejudice on race, religious and sexual grounds. Outlined by William Shakespeare in Measure for Measure and George Orwell in Animal Farm is the ease in which power can corrupt....   [tags: essays research papers] 1729 words
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A Midsummer Night's Dream, Much Ado About Nothing, and Measure for Measure -         Shakespeare's comedies A Midsummers Night's Dream and Much Ado About Nothing have many parallels while Measure for Measure is a problem play with a completely different tone.  Comparing and contrasting these three plays provides insights into the views of Shakespeare concerning comedy.       A Midsummer Night's Dream is a festive comedy.  The play takes place in June and this is a bewitched time.  In the spring the custom is to celebrate the return of fertility to the earth.  During  this time the young people spend the night in the woods to celebrate.  Shakespeare uses the greenworld pattern in this play.  The play begins in the city, moves out to the country and then back to the c...   [tags: comparison compare contrast essays] 2231 words
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Faulkner's Light in August - The Measure of a Man - "Light in August": The Measure of a Man         One of the most influential people in the world during the past two thousand years may be surprising to some people. He is the center of controversy after controversy; nations have risen and fallen because of his name. Year after year, men and women are persecuted and killed because of their devotion to a man who walked this earth before any of them can even trace their ancestry, Jesus Christ. One might say that Joe Christmas, William Faulkner's unforgettable version of a rebel without a cause, is the complete opposite of Jesus....   [tags: Light August Essays]
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Othello: How does it Measure Up? - Othello: How does it Measure Up?         The inconsistent ranking by critics of the Bard of Avon’s tragic play Othello is the subject matter of this essay. Let’s study the possible causes of this problem.   The ranking of this famous play is not cut and dried, totally clarified and undebated. A. C. Bradley, in his book of literary criticism, Shakespearean Tragedy, describes the equivocal ranking which some critics give this play:   Or is there a justification for the fact – a fact it certainly is – that some readers, while acknowledging, of course, the immense power of Othello, and even admitting that it is dramatically perhaps Shakespeare’s greatest triumph, still regard it with a...   [tags: Othello essays]
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How do we measure our lives? - There is a new Broadway show out called Rent, which poses a very thought-provoking question in its chorus line. "In 525,600 minutes, how do you measure a year in the life. In daylights, in sunsets, in midnights, in cups of coffee, in inches, in miles, in laughter, in strife?" How do people actually measure their lives. One could measure their lives by the experiences they have been through. It could tie in with the bumper sticker: "The one who dies with the most toys wins!" But, I believe the one who dies with the most toys doesn’t win… They just die....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Euthanasia Essay - Oregon's Measure 16 For Assisted Suicide - Oregon's Measure 16 For Assisted Suicide In passing the legislation known as Measure 16 in the state of Oregon, were there deceptions involved. Did the media play along with proponents of assisted suicide, denying media coverage to opposing viewpoints. What did proponents do immediately after passage of Measure 16. This paper will seek to satisfy these questions and others.   The "centerpiece" of the campaign to pass Measure 16 was a 60-second television ad featuring Patty A. Rosen (head of the Bend, OR chapter of the Hemlock Society and a former nurse practitioner)....   [tags: Euthanasia Physician Assisted Suicide]
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Investigation into how to measure the rate of a chemical reaction and - Investigation into how to measure the rate of a chemical reaction and how to change the rate of a reaction. Investigation into how to measure the rate of a chemical reaction and how to change the rate of a reaction My task is to produce a piece of coursework investigating rates of reaction, and the effect different changes have on them. The rate of reaction is the rate of the loss of a reactant or the rate of formation of a product during a chemical reaction. There are five factors which affect the rate of reaction according to the collision theory of reacting particles: temperature, concentration (of solution), pressure (in gases), surface area (of solid reactants) and catalysts....   [tags: GCSE Chemistry Coursework Investigation] 1846 words
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Graduation Speech: Measure Your Success by Your Relationships - Raoul Wallenberg, a man who saved thousands from the horrors of the Holocaust, told the story of a Rabbi and the lesson that he taught to his young learners. The Rabbi asked the young boys the following question: When is it that night turns into day. One boy offered that perhaps it was when he was on his way home from a friend's house, and he could see the sun coming up over the top of his house in the distance. The Rabbi kindly replied that no, that was not it. Another boy suggested that perhaps it was when he was in the forest, and he could see the sun coming through the tops of the trees above him....   [tags: Free Graduation Speech] 394 words
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Using Parallax and its Formula to Measure Distances: Science Project - As my science fair topic, I chose to test the accuracy of using parallax to measure distance. I chose this topic because it relates to two of my favorite topics: mathematics and astronomy. Parallax uses a mathematical formula and is most commonly used to measure the distance between celestial bodies. From my research on parallax, I found how to measure it, and how to use the parallax formula to measure distances. Parallax is defined as “any alteration in the relative apparent positions of objects produced by a shift in the position of the observer” (Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia 1)....   [tags: Celestial, Mathematics, Astronomy]
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Building a Mass Balance to Measure Small Weights Using a Rotary Potentiometer - Building a Mass Balance to Measure Small Weights Using a Rotary Potentiometer Introduction: Nowadays, we have mass balances, weighing scales etc to measure masses but we hardly have devices that measure small masses. Sometimes, we may have to measure objects with small masses say 10g to 100g and my model is created backed up with this idea. Components Used: Digital multi-meter, Meter rule, Retort Stand, Clamp, Rotary potentiometer, Power supply (5V), Spring, Masses (in unit of 10g), 2k and 3k resistors, 1k variable resistor, amplifier....   [tags: Papers] 1320 words
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Which Fuel Releases the Most Energy Per Mole Measure by Heating Water - Which Fuel Releases the Most Energy Per Mole Measure by Heating Water Hypothesis In this investigation I will burn alcohols to heat up a beaker of water. I will be burning five fuels which are called Methanol, Ethanol, Propanol, Butanol and Pentanol. In my investigation I predict that the alcohol Pentanol would release more energy than the other alcohols because as the chain length of the alkanes get longer, the more energy is released. Apparatus · Retort stand · Clamp · Measuring cylinder · Thermometer · Heatproof mats · Copper can · Splint · Chemicals(Methanol, Ethanol, Propanol, Butanol and Pentanol) Independent variables ·...   [tags: Papers] 595 words
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Science Experiment to Measure the Dissolved Oxygen Levels Using the HACH Method and CHEMets Test Kit - Science Experiment to Measure the Dissolved Oxygen Levels Using the HACH Method and CHEMets Test Kit Purpose The purpose of my project is to determine if there is any significant difference in dissolved oxygen (DO) levels as measured by the traditional HACH® method or the newly developed CHEMets® test kit under typical field conditions. Hypothesis My hypothesis is that there is no significant difference in dissolved oxygen (DO) levels as measured by the traditional HACH® method or the newly developed CHEMets® test kit under typical field conditions....   [tags: Science Scientific Environmental Resources Essays]
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The Strange Situation as a Measure of Attachment Type - The Strange Situation, in which infants are exposed to eight different episodes involving the mother and/or a stranger, is widely used to test attachments, although there are many different views regarding its validity and reliability. In order for the Strange Situation to be considered reliable, a child tested at different times should produce the same reaction every time; this was supported by Main, Kapland and Cassidy’s 1985 study which found that 100% of infants who had been securely attached before 18 months were still securely attached at 6 years, and 75% of those who had been anxious-avoidant remained so....   [tags: The Strange Situation Essays] 470 words
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The Meansure of a Man (A Closer Look at Five Great Men) - How does one determine the measure of a man. His accomplishments. His ancestry. His financial worth. Or do we look deep into the heart and soul of that man and determine the weight of his values, his dreams and what he has stood for in the grand scheme of things. We will appraise the lives of six important figures in the shaping of our country. With this evaluation, we risk becoming critic and judge, but in an attempt to go beyond those things both tangible and measurable, perhaps we will be forgiven....   [tags: essays research papers] 2849 words
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How Citigroup Measures Itself - The “How Citigroup Measures Itself” business case in the Electronic Commerce text book focuses on how Global Corporate Investment and Banking (GCIB), which was a newly formed division of Citigroup, developed an internal system to monitor all IT and EC projects for all organizations that were brought together to form GCIB. The system, called Mystic (My Systems and Technology Information Center), was developed because of a need for reliable productivity checks and measures for all organizations within GCIB....   [tags: Business Management] 1326 words
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Measures of Market Concentration - Measures of Market Concentration Market concentration describes the extent to which the top firms in an industry, say in the car industry where the top five firms in the UK would account for nearly 90% of the market, take up a large portion of the market share. There are various methods used to measure this, which will be discussed in turn. ‘The concentration ratio is the percentage of all sales contributed by the leading three or five, say, firms in a market.’ (Maunder, P....   [tags: Papers] 1349 words
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Measures Adopted by the Governments Since 1997 to Support the Family - Measures Adopted by the Governments Since 1997 to Support the Family The Labour Party believes that families are at the heart of our society and the basis of our future as a country. That is why this Government is so committed to strengthening family life. Nevertheless they are under stress, and although most families do not want interference, they do want advice and support to be there when they need it. The Labour Party family policy is based on three simple principles: * Children must come first....   [tags: Papers] 557 words
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New Financial And Statistical Measures To Monitor The Success Of Ge - New Financial and Statistical Measures to Monitor The Success of GE To : The Board of Directors, GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY Subject : NEW FINANCIAL AND STATISTICAL MEASURES TO MONITOR THE SUCCESS OF GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY After Mr. Weltch announced my new assignment, I pondered how I could go about guaranteeing the best possible result: a creditable and well organized work that is going to help you, the Board of Directors, plan for the future of the company in a better way. Before starting my analysis, I must specify that my target is not to abolish the traditionally used financial and statistical measures but to develop new ones to be used as guidance for the corporation's...   [tags: essays research papers] 3997 words
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Case: Antidumping Measures as Protectionism - Case: Antidumping Measures as Protectionism Dumping is defined as the sale of a product for export at a price that is lower than the price charged by the same firm in its home market or at a price below costs of production. Dumping can happen for a number of reasons. Firstly, it can be maintained as a short-term predatory pricing strategy by exporters designed to put competitors in an export market out of business. Also, it can be the result of market intervention or state subsidy of a company’s production that enables it to artificially lower the cost of export....   [tags: Economics Protectionism] 1433 words
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Safety Measures and Biosafety - Definition: Biosafety level present different kinds of biocontainment safety measures that are used to segregate dangerous biological microbes in the laboratories. There are different biosafty levels ranges from the biosafety level 1 (BSL-1) to biosafety level 4 (BSL-4) and these are categories as lowest to high respectively . Introduction and Background Biosafety implemented different set of controlled principles, activities, advance techniques and organized practices that are used to prevent unintended and involuntary exposure to hazardous agents i.e....   [tags: laboratories, risk, microbes] 873 words
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Determining the Volume of Acid that Will React with a Carefully Measured Volume of Alkalai - Determining the Volume of Acid that Will React with a Carefully Measured Volume of Alkalai Aim The aim of this experiment is to determine the volume of acid that will react with a carefully measured volume of alkali (base). Prediction ========== Universal indicator ------------------- Acid Alkali Neutral Red Purple Green Methyl orange Acid Alkali Neutral Red Yellow Yellow Methyl red Acid Alkali Neutral Orange Blue Red Phenolphthalein Acid Alkali Neutral Clear Purple Clear My prediction when using 10ml of 0.02m solution of sodium hydroxide (NaOH) is that 75ml of hydrochloric acid (HCl) will be needed for neutrali...   [tags: Papers] 511 words
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Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Measures, - The statement "the more acute the situation and by extension the greater the need, the less useful the United Nations is and the more irrelevant international law becomes", was once observed by a critic while talking about the United Nations. This essay will examine this question by drawing upon the book Emergency Sex and Other Desperate Measures, as well as look at some of the efforts of Rafael Lempkin. The above quote, in my own opinion, is stating that the more desperate a situation becomes, the lesser amount of good the United Nations will be able to do to resolve the situation....   [tags: International Affairs United Nations] 1362 words
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A Passenger's Concern: How Safe Are Airport Security Measures? - A Passenger's Concern: How Safe Are Airport Security Measures. Air travel is a fast and convenient way to reach a destination. Even if many passengers may complain of missed flights, delays during the holidays, and the number of carry-ons they are allowed to bring onto the plane, air travel is an important part of quick transportation. One essential part of the airport system is security. Today, security is a major priority that airports must administer strictly. Due to the recent terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, airports along with airlines want their customers to feel safe....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]
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THE THREAT OF BIOLOGICAL WARFARE AND POSSIBLE PREVENTATIVE MEASURES - The Threat of Biological Warfare and Possible Preventative Measures The events of September 11,2001, have made the threat of terrorism on our mainland very real. The twin towers were made into rubble that day, along with the lives of the many people touched by the overwhelming loss of life that occurred that day. Now, if that isn’t enough to cope with, in creeps the specter of bio-terrorism. Biological weapons are devices intended to deliberately disseminate disease producing organisms or toxins in food, water, by insect, or as an aerosol....   [tags: essays research papers] 1008 words
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Why did measures against the Jews escalate in Nazi Germany - Why did measures against the Jews escalate in Nazi Germany. There are two views as to the why the measures against the Jews escalated in Nazi German. The intentionalists believe in the fast fading view that Hitler had intended to commit genocide from the very beginning and he couldn’t carry out his plan until Germany had enough power to do so. They also believe that Germany was a monolithic state with one man at the top and everyone obeying his orders, “the road to Auschwitz is straight.” This view is fast becoming discredited by another group called the structuralists....   [tags: Papers] 977 words
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Shakespeare's Measure for Measure - Shakespeare's Measure for Measure From the beginning of the play the Duke shows his fascination with the art of disguise. He has Lord Angelo takes his place and he in turn becomes a friar in disguise. Throughout the play this notion of false identity and exchange of identity plays an important role for the Duke and also for the characters in the play. To understand why the Duke has this desire to disguise himself one can look at the beginning of the play in act 1 scene 3 where the Duke is at the monastery asking Friar Thomas to hide him there....   [tags: Papers] 589 words
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Shakespeare's Interpretation of Women in "Measure for Measure" - Shakespeare's interpretation of women in Measure for Measure very much reflects society's opinion of women at the time, which was that men have more freedom and should be given more respect that women. The society of the time was a patriarchal one, where a male God was the ultimate leader, and below him came the king, then the nobles. However, although the society gave men more rights than women, Measure for Measure demonstrates that they also had more responsibilities. This is shown through the situation with Claudio and Juliet, as although they are both equally to blame for Juliet's pregnancy, it is Claudio facing the death penalty....   [tags: European Literature] 922 words
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Getting the Measure of Crime - Getting the Measure of Crime What practical problems does the criminologist face in going about his business. What does an informed examination of hidden crime tell us about (1) official criminal statistics and (2) The nature of social order. Are there such things as victimless crimes. Why. In my essay I will first talk about crime and what it means, I will then talk about what different methods criminologists use to collect crime such as crime surveys and self report studies and there positive and negative sides....   [tags: Papers] 1050 words
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IQ Tests are Not an Accurate Measure of a Person's Intelligence - IQ tests are not an accurate measure of a person's intelligence. I will be analyzing the reasons why I think that IQ tests are not an accurate measure of the intelligence. These reasons will be accompanied with solid proven facts that will discount the accuracy that is falsely considered to be a part of IQ tests. Today IQ tests are a part of many instances where intelligence is being judged. Not an accurate measure The test that has today evolved as the IQ test was initially designed by Sir Francis Galton....   [tags: Intelligence]
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Why the Range of Indicators Used to Measure Development Has Increased in Recent Years - Why the Range of Indicators Used to Measure Development Has Increased in Recent Years Essentially the ideology of development was based on a countries GNP this was down to Rostow’s Model; therefore the only indicator of development was a countries economy. The ideologies have changed and now there are a range of indicators that are used to classify a countries development such as social, demographic, hence including quality of life this gives the ideology of development a more multi dimensional view thus a better understand of what a developed country is....   [tags: Papers] 506 words
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The Usefulness of GCP as a Measure of Living Standards Compared to Other Methods - The Usefulness of GCP as a Measure of Living Standards Compared to Other Methods One of the main uses of national income data is in measuring the economic well being of the population through the concept of the standard of living. The basic standard for this is to use GDP per person (per capita). But GDP per capita does have some limitations when assessing the standard of living. Firstly GDPdoes not take into account for the natural inflation; if inflation is not taken out of the equation then the GDPwill overestimate the living standards of a countries population....   [tags: Papers] 1030 words
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Do Antiterrorism Measure Threaten Civil Liberties? - DO ANTITERRORISM MEASURES THREATEN CIVIL LIBERTIES Antiterrorism measures are implemented to prevent a terrorist from being able to carry out an operation. There have been acts of terrorism throughout history and prior to the 1990’s the average American citizen found comfort in knowing that at least in his or her own backyard there was a blanket of safety. Since the attack of the World Trade Center in 1993 and the Murrah Federal Building in 1995 there has been a growing threat of terrorism in America....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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