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Violence and Freedom- Exploring the Use of Violence to Liberate the Oppressed - The role of violence in the liberation of peoples from systems of domination is necessarily entwined to the concept of freedom. Herbert Marcuse and Frantz Fanon argue that violence, in various forms, is the only reasonable rebuttal to the abhorrent system of subjugation, whether it is in shape of something as transparent as apartheid to thinly veiled laws that take away the rights of humans under the capitalist system. To even understand the relationship between freedom and violence it has to be established what it is even meant by the phrase “violence” while simultaneously attempting to understand what means are necessary to achieve this end....   [tags: violence] 2156 words
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The Effective Use of Dramatic Devices in Miller's The Crucible - The Crucible by Arthur Miller is a famous play which was written in the early 1950’s. The Crucible is a play based upon the events in 1692, which led to the ‘Salem Witch Trials’, a series of hearings before local magistrates to prosecute over 150 people accused of witchcraft. This was due to the hysteria caused by a group of girls accusing innocent people of witch craft. The play was set in Salem, Massachusetts between February 1692 and May 1693. Salem was a very isolated and puritanical community, so their biggest fear was the devil and witchcraft....   [tags: Literary Devices, Analytical Essay] 3558 words
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Heller's Use of Satire Within the Characters of Catch-22 - It is frequently said that the novel Catch – 22 by Joseph Heller is about Heller’s opinion on war and lack of patriotism. Although it is understandable how one could grasp those concepts from the novel the main crux of the novel is for the reader to have noticed Heller’s use of satire within the characters. Also to be effected by Yosarrian’s evolution. Heller uses satire to portray his outlook on war but also other aspects in society. The other aspects are value of life, misuse of power, women and the inhuman bureaucracy of the military structure as a whole....   [tags: Catch 22] 775 words
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Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy Use in Australia - Nuclear Energy…Is it an option for Australia. Yes, nuclear energy is an alternative to fossil fuels, but is it safe. No, I think not. Nuclear energy is a danger to the environment and everything in it and this report will detail the pros and cons of this risky alternative and look at other possibilities to care for our everyday energy needs. It might help you to understand my views if you know how nuclear power works. There is a vast amount of energy found in the nucleus of the atom. This is where nuclear power comes from....   [tags: environmental, alternative, fossil fuels] 1119 words
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The Benefits of The Use of Social Media With Community Service Projects - Winning with Marketing Participation in organized athletics from the youth level to the professional ranks has become a major emphasis in American society. Competition for the support of the fan has become as intense as the athletic event occurring on the field of play. Independent athletic programs and schools desire to be recognized as they desire to produce newsworthy stories of the game itself or an event surrounding the game. The winning product of a team may not be the only reason fans support them....   [tags: participation, competition, support]
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The Ongoing Debate Over the Use of Stem Cells - In the past two decades, many technological and scientific advances have been made in order to make life easier for many people who suffer from cancer, disease and sickness. Among these advances there is something revolutionary called stem cells. Stem cells can help restore and regenerate almost all parts of the human body such as the heart, kidney, liver, and many other organs. Although stem cells offer a lot, there are many views against and for stem cells, and among these views lies the debate of whether stem cells should be legalized or not (NIH 2)....   [tags: Stem Cells, argumentative, persuasive, medicine] 1329 words
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The Use of Textiles in Human's Every Day Lives - INTRODUCTION Textile industry plays a very important role in fulfilling human needs. The industry contributes to produce garments and apparels that human used in their everyday lives. Different types of textiles are used widely by humans in their activities. They used it to cover their bodies, cover their food or ripe plants from animals and weather, to coat their furnitures, and sometimes also used to assists them in sports. First of all, the fibres can classified as natural or man-made fibres....   [tags: cotton, fibers, fabric]
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The Criminal Justice Community Must Use Social Media - With the proliferation and ubiquity of social media technology, more criminal justice educators and professionals need to have an adequate understanding of how to use it for their benefit. Social media and government was first viewed as a way to push news updates or relevant issues in a community to citizens, but that is only one component of the many emerging benefits in social media. One year ago, John Dale of the Boston Police Department described the benefits of embracing Twitter as an early warning system: “Using the Twitter advanced search, we can look at all the tweets in Boston in real-time......   [tags: Facebook Twitter YouTube Essays]
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How I Use ICT - How I Use ICT Whether we like it or not, ICT and technology has a huge impact upon all of our lives, whether in business or our personal lives. The technology that is incorporated in everyday domestic appliances is enormous. The majority of homes have telephones, televisions, microwaves other kitchen appliances. These all have macro processors to control their function. Almost every home nowadays has a fridge or a fridge freezer. Macro processors and thermostats control the temperature of the fridge freezer....   [tags: ICT Essays] 3038 words
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Media Use of Stereotypes - Media Use of Stereotypes We live in a world of technological innovation where mass media is a major part of us today. People make assumptions on what they hear. They do not try to analyze the situation to see who is right and who is wrong, and mass media is the main source of manipulating one's mind. The concept of propaganda has changed over time. Propagandists create ideas stereotypically through the use of propaganda and use media to promote it and target people's minds to have influence on their views towards a certain group of people....   [tags: Media Stereotypes Stereotyping]
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Effective Use of Pathos - Effective Use of Pathos Ellen Goodman and Carol Tavris share styles in writing, audiences, and rhetorical appeals. Both authors write informally and direct their message towards listeners between the age of 30-45 years of age. Goodman and Tavris also use pathos to back up their essays. In Countering the Culture of Sex, Goodman addresses teenage sex and the media. Sex is sold throughout the United States by the television and music. Goodman thinks is the media is going to continue to propagate this material to the youth of the nation, then there needs to be a complete view of sex and the consequences....   [tags: Writers Writing Composition Essays] 779 words
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How excessive Internet use increasingly inflicts negative effects on our society - How excessive Internet use increasingly inflicts negative effects on our society "An estimated 147 million people worldwide accessed the Internet at least once a week from their businesses and home--more than double the 61 million who browsed the Net in 1996, according to a recent report by Computer Industry Almanac." The current estimated statistics show that there are over 63 million home internet users, and with the growing importance of the Internet in everyday life, excessive use and its negative effects are growing....   [tags: essays research papers] 705 words
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Ballroom dancing versus everyday conflict - Good Morning/Afternoon Mr. Strathdee and fellow English scholars, today we take a journey into the world of ballroom dancing. Ballroom dancing, although not a dance of individualism, it also rebels against the label of conformity often thrown at it. Our task was to compare the documentary ‘Absolutely Ballroom’, and the movie ‘Strictly Ballroom’. To properly undertake our task we were compelled to lose ourselves in the plots, music and techniques used in both films. Both show us the highs and lows of songs, elaborate dance routines, lavish costumes, and outlandish characters....   [tags: essays research papers] 637 words
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Legalization of Marijuana: More Research is Needed - America spent around $18.1 billion last year fighting the war on drugs. The very controversial issue of should marijuana be legalized has been asked for the longest time. Owning marijuana was made a crime in 1937 when Congress passed the Marijuana Tax Act. Despite this law, the drug was still somewhat commonly used. Here we are years later, still without a satisfactory answer to the question. Legalizing the use of marijuana could have psychological effects on people, provide medical benefits to people needing it, along with economical benefits it would provide there could also be a decrease in the incidence of crime....   [tags: Legalize Marijuana Use]
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Senator Richard M. Nixon: Honest Everyday American, or Lieing, Manipulating Politician? - Some have wondered if Senator Richard Nixon lied to and manipulated the people when he spoke to regain his own integrity. This is a subject that many have questioned about the past politicians. The text,"Checkers" was delivered by Senator Richard M. Nixon in 1952. The text was published by AmericanRhetoric.com. Senator Nixon wrote this text for the American people to presuade them to believe he is an honest man. When Senator Nixon was accused of taking $18,000 from his supporters illegally; he spoke about how the money was used to save the American taxpayers from having to pay for his political business....   [tags: Richard Nixon, Senator, US President, History]
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Misuse Of Email Facilities - Introduction The intention of this report is to document and concisely illustrate the issues surrounding the misuse of email facilities provided by MoneyWise Ltd. It will examine the direct threats that any abuse of the email facilities will have on the company. Explain fully the reasons why MoneyWise Ltd requires email usage guidelines. Present a policy outlining acceptable email usage for the company and discuss any legal implications surrounding this policy. Discussion Threats This section of the report will investigate the threats that unrestricted email use would have on organisations....   [tags: E-mail Use Work ] 1966 words
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Marijuana As A Medicine - If your every waking moment was consumed by pain and nausea, wouldn't you ask for medication. What if the only medication legally available would leave you unconscious or do nothing at all. If you were the one suffering, would you resort to the only treatment that allowed you to live normally even though it was illegal. Thousands of people across the country are forced to break the law to ease their pain. They have chosen marijuana over anything legally available because it has various medicinal properties that cannot be found anywhere else....   [tags: pro use of medical weed]
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Cellphones and Their Features Which Have Become Important in Our Everyday Communication - ... It is common for people to post events almost instantly. No matter where the person is, if he or she has access to the worldwide web on his or her cell, he or she can post from anywhere. Following that, when cellphones first came out, the only two functions were just calling and paging and only for the rich could afford a cell phone. Information spread through online social networks makes a greater impact than it ever has before. With search tools as Google and Bing, people can look up almost anything....   [tags: Social Media, Video, Messaging] 566 words
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Juvenile Drug Use - A drug is a substance that alters the mind, body or both. Drug use is an increasing problem among teenagers in colleges today. Most drug use begins in the preteen and teenage years, the years most crucial in the maturation process (Shiromoto 5). During these years adolescents are faced with difficult tasks of discovering their self identity, clarifying their sexual roles, assenting independence, learning to cope with authority and searching for goals that would give their lives meaning. Drugs are readily available, adolescents are curious and venerable, and there is peer pressure to experiment, and there is a temptation to escape from conflicts....   [tags: Preteen Teen Teenager College Narcotics Abuse]
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Cell Phone Use - Cell Phone Use With technology on the rise, an important issue of social interaction and communication has risen with it. Many people have become heavily dependent on technology, unable to make it through a normal day without it. Granted, technology has provided society with many beneficial inventions, and for that we are grateful; yet, the sense of community that once resided around our homes has seemed to have all but diminished. For every branch of expansion this new technology “tree” grows, a new root ensnaring society grows with it, causing us to become ever more dependent on technology....   [tags: Technology Essays] 971 words
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The Use of Technology for People with Special Needs - The Use of Technology for People with Special Needs Many people need technology in order to help them along with everyday life, therefore there has been a plentiful amount of Technology that has been created to assist the person with special needs. However there are disadvantages to these technologies and so there it will be possible to improve on these disadvantages. Calvin Liu is my friend and he is visually impaired. It is very irritating to be helpless due to his lack of vision....   [tags: Papers] 501 words
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Consequences: The Cause and Effect of Drug Use - The use of drugs is a controversial topic in society today. In general, addicts show a direct link between taking drugs and suffering from their effects. People abuse drugs for a wide variety of reasons. In most cases, the use of drugs will serve a type of purpose or will give some kind of reward. These reasons for use will differ with different kinds of drugs. Various reasons for using the substance can be pain relief, depression, anxiety and weariness, acceptance into a peer group, religion, and much more....   [tags: Personal Essays Illegal Drug Abuse] 941 words
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The Use of Gender Roles to Obtain Power - The Use of Gender Roles to Obtain Power People use gender roles to obtain power. In my life experience this is always been true. I look at it in my everyday life at the workplace. I happen to work with people who have gotten where they are based purely on their sex alone. I am not talking about sex in terms of intercourse, rather than gender. However this does work both ways. It also works for different types of power. To say that people use gender roles to obtain power is a very broad statement....   [tags: Papers] 1439 words
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Use of Cell Phones in Our Society - In a world that is rapidly becoming faster paced, finding various means to keep up with the changing environment is a must. Cell phones are one of the most practical inventions of time that make this possible. However, the subtle effect they have on our culture today, their invasion of our privacy, and the possible health risks they may cause are reasons to reassess the value of this intriguing device. While cell phones may be valuable, they are also potentially harmful. Cell phones are gradually affecting American culture today because they are becoming a key part of everyday life....   [tags: Communication Health Papers ]
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The Use of Imagery in Preludes by T.S. Eliot - The Use of Imagery in Preludes by T.S. Eliot In T.S. Eliot's poem "Preludes" he portrays the world as a dark and depressing with no future. His Imagery is sharp and clear and he exercises many techniques. He uses literal imagery, which is a clear description of what something is, so it can pictured it in the mind. His word choice is a big factor in that he uses words that bring a certain picture to the mind, he also describes humans by their body parts or their presence. His unique syntax and use of rhythm also heighten the effects of his poetry....   [tags: Papers] 720 words
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Technology - The Use of Holograms as a Teaching Tool - The Use of Holograms as a Teaching Tool "Wake up honey, you are going to be late for school if you don't hurry!" my mom shouted from the kitchen. "Do I have to go?" I moaned. "Yes, now hurry" she said. "Fine!" I yelled, as I stormed out the door. Once I got to the school, I hurried my way to U.S. History and took my seat. I was doing my usual day dreaming, before I actually realized what the rest of the class was discussing. I was thinking about what I was going to do after school or what basketball practice was going to be like....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1468 words
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Use of Symbols in Yeats's Work, A Vision - Use of Symbols in Yeats's Work, A Vision In his 1901 essay "Magic", Yeats writes, "I cannot now think symbols less than the greatest of all powers whether they are used consciously by the masters of magic, or half unconsciously by their successors, the poet, the musician and the artist" (p. 28). Later, in his introduction to A Vision, he explains, "I put the Tower and the Winding Stair together into evidence to show that my poetry has gained in self possession and power. I owe this change to an incredible experience" (Vision p.8)....   [tags: Yeats Vision Essays]
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Propaganda and its Use in Society: Is it Fair? - "Propaganda consists of the planned use of any form of public or mass-produced communication designed to affect the minds and emotions of a given group for a specific purpose, whether military, economic, or political" (Levinson). Propaganda is used to gain the support of its viewers on an issue by either false or misleading information. In every war, from the First World War to the present day in Iraq, military propaganda has been used intensely. Military propaganda is the most effective type of propaganda, because it touches the viewers emotionally....   [tags: Politics] 987 words
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Use of Experiments in Natural Sciences and in Sociology - Use of Experiments in Natural Sciences and in Sociology Experiments are particularly important in natural sciences as they are the device used to either prove or disprove a hypothesis. Sciences such as chemistry or physiology operate in what is known as closed systems, where all the variables can be controlled. This means therefore that such experiments can be carried out, and effectively. Whereas it may be difficult in physical sciences to control the variables, and in sociology to recreate everyday life, natural sciences do not face the same overriding problems....   [tags: Sociology Essays] 862 words
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Effects of Legalizing Marijuana - It has come to my attention a very specific topic I would like to discuss. Many states have appealed to the use of medicinal marijuana, but I think it is time to broaden the spectrum nationally. With states like California with medicinal marijuana legal, many of the patients who need it and benefiting greatly. We can even further it to legalizing recreational and industrial use nationally. The amount of taxes being collected will far surpass your expectations. Some background information, I am from the Northwestern part of Ohio....   [tags: medical marijuana, weed, pot, drug use] 763 words
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Anabolic Steroid Use in AIDS Patients - The use of Anabolic Steroids in AIDS patients is becoming increasingly popular. Steroids are used to bring the lean body mass of a patient up for multiple reasons. In most cases the loss of lean body mass from AIDS is so severe it is causing a significant decrease in quality of life. Anabolic Steroids have many inherent risks associated with them for example many types of cancer, risks of liver disease from oral AS, gynocomastia, and hormonal cycle imbalance. Steroids not only effect the body, they also change the mind state and attitude of the user....   [tags: Papers] 943 words
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The Use of Mystery in Two 'Dubliners' Stories - James Joyce once compared his method of writing with the religious ceremony of the Eucharist: 'Don't you think there is a certain resemblance between the mystery of the Mass and what I am trying to do. I mean that I am trying ... to give people some kind of intellectual pleasure or spiritual enjoyment by converting the bread of everyday life into something that has a permanent artistic life of its own...for their mental, moral, and spiritual uplift.' (1) In fact, Joyce's efforts to illuminate some of the inscrutable mysteries of life by isolating apparently commonplace incidents or objects and investing them with transcendent importance characterize all of the stories in Dubliners....   [tags: European Literature] 1190 words
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Shakespeare's Use of Language in Antony and Cleopatra - Shakespeare's Use of Language in Antony and Cleopatra Enobarbus uses the phrase "infinite variety" to describe the beauty and wonder of Cleopatra to Agrippa and Maecenas in Act 2 Scene 2. In the context of the whole play I believe it is a perfect description of how Cleopatra uses the different aspects of her character. Shakespeare uses language, imagery and structure to show the different sides of her personality. This allows Cleopatra to be interpreted in many ways by the actress and the audience....   [tags: Papers] 1854 words
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Internet Addiction ( Pathological Internet Use ) - Internet Addiction ( Pathological Internet Use ) The Internet has become one of the most universal methods for communication with over 100 million users worldwide. From e-mail to the possibly billions of web pages, there is an infinite amount of information flowing. And another enticing aspect of the Internet, is the opportunity to interact with other people. Chat Rooms and MUD (Multi-User Dimensional) games offer the person the ability to talk and mingle with others online. But with this newfound freedom, also comes the possibility of abuse and addiction....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1320 words
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Analysis of Frederick Douglass, The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro - A human being is a complicated entity of a contradictory nature where creative and destructive, virtuous and vicious are interwoven. Each of us has gone through various kinds of struggle at least once in a lifetime ranging from everyday discrepancies to worldwide catastrophes. There are always different causes and reasons that trigger these struggles, however, there is common ground for them as well: people are different, even though it is a truism no one seems to able to realize this statement from beyond the bounds of one’s self and reach out to approach the Other....   [tags: Use of Rhetoric]
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Kristina Laycock ICT and My Everyday Life - This report is going to be based on the different technologies I use at home, at school, with friends and at work. I am going to evaluate the extent of my needs for these technologies. Below is a list of the technologies I use at home, school and work: Home School Work Internet Internet Touch Screen Email Mobile Telephone Mobile Telephone SMS (Simple Message Service) Smart Boards SMS (Simple Message Service) WAP (Wireless Application Protocol) Lap top Mobile Telephone Email DVD’s SMS (Simple Message Service) Teletext PDA’s (Personal Digital Assistants) The Internet: I use the Internet to communicate with friends and family at home by visiting chat rooms on-line, it is very efficient and i...   [tags: ICT Essays] 1337 words
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"The Yellow Wallpaper": a Search for Meaning in Everyday Signs - A sign is defined by the American Heritage Dictionary as "something that suggests the presence or existence of a fact, condition, or quality." Signs play an important part in individual's lives even if they do not pay it any attention. At times, an individual can become so obsessed with certain things or objects to a point where it becomes a sign for them. Author Charlotte Perkins Gilman incorporated many signs in her short story, "The Yellow Wallpaper" and the main character becomes obsessed with her surroundings....   [tags: American Literature] 657 words
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Facebook: Why Do People Use Social Networking Sites? - In September 2006, Facebook is just a new born social networking site which has approximately 9.5 million users (Raacke and Bonds-Raacke, 2008). In November 2013, the users of Facebook have increased to 1,278 million (Facebook, 2013). Based on user number and traffic research, Facebook already become the world biggest social networking sites. The dramatic development of Facebook brings a series changes in people’s everyday life. There are a number of functions to satisfy different demand of their audience....   [tags: Social Media, Social Networking]
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Use of Media to Expose the Dangers of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) - What does a soybean, canola, cotton seed and corn all have in common. They are the most common genetically modified foods sold on the market today. The process of genetically modified foods starts by using one organism and inserting or modifying the DNA of another organism. Genetically altered foods need to be removed from everyday agriculture because of the threat of health implications that they cause. A You Tube documentary piece called Hidden dangers of GMO (Genetically Modified Organisms) is an Iconographic genre that touches on the controversial issues that the dangers GMO’s can have on our health and the health of animals....   [tags: Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs] 1804 words
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Critique on Society: Lord of the Flies, and I Only Came to Use the Phone - In the modern day world, society is an important part of our everyday lives. However, oftentimes, society can be detrimental to moral values. In both Lord of the Flies and I Only Came to Use the Phone, the authors offer criticism on society and point out its faults. To demonstrate these faults, the authors use characters, on both sides of the power struggle, to shed criticisms on their book’s societies. Furthermore, by utilizing symbolism, the authors are able to make criticisms parallel to people as a whole....   [tags: literary analysis, william golding, garcia marquez]
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Fra Angelico’s Coronation of the Virgin: Art Use during the Renaissance: - The Renaissance was a movement that began in Italy with the purpose of reviving classical sources and breathing new life into them. Art specifically, would forever change, setting the stage for distinct and innovative art styles and ideas. Fra Angelico’s Coronation of the Virgin (Figure 1) and other forms of religious artwork from Renaissance Europe, although sometimes varying in interpretation, were created in order to bring social divisions together under the protection of the ecclesiastical hierarchy....   [tags: Renaissance, Art History]
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The Detrimental Effects of Steroid Use in Bigger, Stronger, Faster by Chris Bell - ... By doing each of these things he is giving us the opportunity to gain his trust and listen to what he has to say. At first you believe that he is fully against steroids because he discovers that his hero’s ended up using them to reach their goals and this broke his entrustment in the wrestling world because its unmoral to him. To understand their reasoning though, Bell asks several of his peers their opinion like Gregg Valentino and Christian Boeving on the use of steroids. They both state that they have used or are using steroids and believe that the only things it does are help boost ones testosterone levels and enhance your performance....   [tags: documentary, logos, pathos] 874 words
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The Sun Also Rises: An Insight into Hemingway’s Use of Symbolism - Earnest Hemingway is one of the most revered and debated writers of all time. He authored many great novels including: For Whom the Bell Tolls, A Farewell to Arms, The Old Man and the Sea, and The Sun Also Rises. He was a true master of the English language, and his unique skill set becomes apparent in each of his works through the use of his exemplary literary knowledge. Hemingway shows an exceptional utilization of literary devices in his well acclaimed novel, The Sun Also Rises. From the bull-fights of Pamplona to Lady Brett Ashley, Hemingway fills the story line with seemingly endless examples of symbolism giving each of the characters and figures its own specific purpose and underlying...   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Soul’s Story: The Use of Conceit in Marvell’s “On a Drop of Dew” - Poetry is a craft of near-paradox. Poets often say that they aim to encase the abstract within the concrete, describe without adjectives or adverbs, and expound upon concepts with the utmost concision. To meet these formidable challenges, they keep several important literary devices at their disposal, one of which is the conceit. Commonly defined as an elaborately extended metaphor, the conceit often allows poets to capture complicated ideas through comparison with images closer to readers’ everyday experiences....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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Use of Humor to Describe Historical Events Illustrated in George Orwell's Animal Farm - George Orwell created the novel Animal Farm as a pun to historical events. Orwell created a funny farm story based on the occurrences of the Russian Revolution. It is a novel based on the first thirty years of the Soviet Union, a real society pursuing the ideal of equality. Orwell uses many comical approaches in the novel depicting the historical events. Many of the events, people, and animals within Animal Farm are a direct representation of the Soviet Union. This story shows the reality of a corrupted society....   [tags: literary analysis, literary criticism] 1487 words
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How do deaf people use telephones? What about doorbells and alarm clocks? - How do deaf people use telephones. What about doorbells and alarm clocks. There are many everyday devises that we hearing people take for granted, among these are telephones, smoke alarms, doorbells, and alarm clocks. When we look at how members of the deaf community use these everyday items we must consider that members within the community have very different communication needs, abilities, and preferences. Hard-of-hearing people for example can use a standard telephone with the addition of a headset or amplifier, while some hard-of-hearing people may prefer a TTY deaf persons rely on it, or a relay service to communicate as we (hearing people) would on a telephone....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Young Males, Modern Society, and Drug Use - Young Males, Modern Society, and Drug Use To understand the use of drugs by young men and to review the literature in a coherent framework it is necessary to begin with an understanding of the term 'gender'. Gender is said to mean more than just male or female. Rather it is a description of the traits and attributes which society ascribes to each sex. Gender is distinguished from sex in that sex refers to biology, whereas gender refers to the cultural meanings and social constructs that are superimposed on the biological differences between the sexes....   [tags: Essays Papers]
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The Use of Irony in Barbara L. Greenberg's The Faithful Wife - The Use of Irony in Barbara L. Greenberg's The Faithful Wife "The Faithful Wife" by Barbara L. Greenberg is a fascinating, satirical account of what the speaker would do if she were unfaithful to her husband. Upon the first reading of this poem, I thought the woman in this poem was saying that her husband was irreplaceable and because of that she would never be unfaithful. Also I thought that if she did betray him, she would choose someone totally different from him, which somehow wouldn't dishonor this great man....   [tags: Greenberg Faithful Wife Essays]
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The Use of Ergogenic Compounds to Improve Athletic Performance - The Use of Ergogenic Compounds to Improve Athletic Performance An Ergogenic aid is known as an enhancing quality in sporting performance. Compounds such as bee pollen, caffeine, glycine, carnitine, lecithin, and gelatin are claimed through anecdotal evidence to improve strength or endurance. The use of drugs and other substances has persisted for nearly a century....   [tags: Papers] 1616 words
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The Use of ICT for Internal and External Communications of Business - The Use of ICT for Internal and External Communications of Business Businesses need to communicate with range of individuals and organisations including their functional areas, their competitors, suppliers and customers. If business needs to operate effectively they need to have good communication. Information and communication technology (ICT) has had a dramatic effect on the way communication takes place in business. ICT has changed the means of communicating within the business....   [tags: ICT Essays] 2277 words
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