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Rank's Analytical Tool for Advertising - 1.) Rank’s easy-to-use, analytical tool is called the intensify/downplay model, and its goal is to help you to become more critical and analytical receivers. It defines and gives examples of four major persuasive strategies and six associated tactics that are often used by persuaders today. (Larson, 2007 page 31) Ranks major strategy is to either intensify certain aspects of the product, cause or candidate. His other strategy is to downplay certain aspects of their brand, cause or candidate. (Larson, 2007 page 31) The intensification and downplay strategies include, to intensify their own good points, intensify the weak points of the opposition, downplay their own weak points, and downplay t...   [tags: rank, advertisements,] 638 words
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The Cab Rank Rule - Research Essay Introduction Australia has taken from English Law in adopting the cab rank rule, encoded in The Victorian Bar Incorporated Practice Rules 2009 (Vic). This essay will discuss the application of the rule, the strengths and weaknesses and will conclude to discuss why the rule should remain an integral part of the Bar despite many calls for its abolition. What is the “cab rank principle”. The cab rank rule states that a lawyer practicing solely as a barrister must accept a brief in a field they profess to practice....   [tags: Australia, English Law, The Victorian Bar]
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Page Rank and Google - 1 2 Introduction PageRank was proposed by Larry Page and Serge Brin, the founders of Google. [1] PageRank is a link analysis 1 alogirthm used to determine the relative importance of a web page, thus a web page with a higher PageRank is considered to be more important and is more likey to be listed higher than a page with a lower PageRank. 2 Earlier Search Engines There were many search engines prior to Google. But unlike Google, most of them used simple web-crawling techniques like, inverted indexing and term frequency....   [tags: Larry Page, Serge Brin, foudners]
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Otto Rank, a Philosopher and His Theories - Otto Rank’s realization of Life and Death Many things in life take place in making us into who each of us are. Our past experiences, how we perceive things, and even how our parents raise us while we are growing up, are all believed to take a part of being an individual person. Otto Rank brought the concepts of life, and death to our attention which raises more questions about how we work as humans. Does fear take a part of making you who you are. Or does it deprive you of who you have the chance of becoming....   [tags: Life, Death]
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Statement of Purpose for My Army Rank - My personal goal is to work toward my next rank in the Army. I am currently a Sergeant in the Army and I am working toward my next rank of Staff Sergeant. The way I am working toward this goal is utilizing some attributes I have learned from the SMART goal process. One I am going to start with my physical conditioning. The way I am working toward this is I am going to start taking time away from work on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. I am going to implement one hour on these selected days to work on the things I am struggling in....   [tags: environmental studies, staff sergeant, resources] 934 words
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The Removal of Husband E. Kimmel's Rank of Admiral - INTRODUCTION President Franklin D. Roosevelt referred to December 7, 1941- the day of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor- as “a date which will live in infamy.” This description has continued to be accurate, nearly 70 years after the attack on American soil. However, not many people have the same emotional connection to the events at Pearl Harbor, as does the former Admiral Husband Edward Kimmel, the man who was in the position of “Commander-in-Chief” at Pearl Harbor. The events of this day caused his rank of “Admiral” to be removed....   [tags: Military Science]
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A Comparison of Two Methods Used to Rank Business Articles - The ranking of journals plays a major role in the overall ranking of colleges and universities; it is important to ensure the articles in those journals are being ranked fairly and accurately. Business articles are ranked by editorial board members of universities using various types of methods; this research will cover citation analysis and acceptance rates. The purpose of this research is to expand the knowledge of UHV’s business school students and faculty over the rankings of articles for business journals....   [tags: acceptance rate, citation, business journals]
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Let's Rank the Clique - Let's Rank the Clique. In case you don't know, the Clique was an infamous backstage of friends (Triple H, Kevin Nash, Shawn Michaels, Scott Hall and X-Pac/Sean Waltman) who reportedly managed to find ways to manipulate Vince McMahon and the WWF's booking to their own advantage for a few years during the mid-90's. They were all members of the WWF's "Next Generation" of superstars who were supposed to usher in a new era of WWF product. They were all being pushed as young and cool. Not as cool as the Official Ninja Homepage (http://www.bol.ucla.edu/~rahjr79/ninja.htm), but whatever "cool" was to Vince McMahon at the time....   [tags: essays research papers] 1032 words
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Otto Rank - Otto Rank Otto (Rosenfield) Rank was born in Vienna, Austria on April 27, 1884. Otto changed his name to "Rank" in young adulthood. He felt that this symbolized self -- creation, which is his main ideal in life. Otto's family was not wealthy enough to send him and his brother to college, so Otto became a locksmith while his older brother studied law. He loved music, art, writing poems, reading philosophy and literature. After reading Freud's Interpretation of Dreams, Otto used psychoanalytic ideas in his manuscript on the artist....   [tags: Papers] 1113 words
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The Practices of Dr. Rank in A Doll's House - The Practices of Dr. Rank   In the play A Doll House, by Henrik Ibsen, the convention of marriage is examined and questioned for its lack of honesty. The play is set in the late 1800s, which provides the backdrop for the debate about roles of people in society. Ibsen uses the minor character, Dr. Rank, to help develop the theme of conflicts within society. This, in turn, creates connections with the plot. Dr. Rank's function in the play is to foreshadow, symbolize, and reflect upon the truth of life and society and to break down the barrier between appearance and reality....   [tags: A Doll's House Essays] 1741 words
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Character Rank In Society in The Canterbury Tales by Chaucer - The Canterbury Tales can be understood as a Chaucerian satire according many readers. Chaucer sets out to deliberately upset the social order present at that time and to mock the faults present in the characters. Although he baffles about the complexity of the characters, Chaucer also praises and condemns characters for their unique qualities. Chaucer further gives us feedback of what actions the characters are taking in their lives. Many of the pilgrims are headed off to Canterbury, to worship the relics of Saint Thomas Becket....   [tags: essays research papers] 898 words
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The Order of Hierarchy for Clerical Ranks in the Copic Orthodox Church - In the Coptic Orthodox Church there exists an order of hierarchy for clerical ranks. The first and highest rank is known as the Episcopate Rank, and is composed of all the Bishops. Next is the Presbyterate rank, which is made up of all the priests. The third and final is the deaconate rank, which is a subordinate rank in the hierarchy of orders in the Coptic Orthodox Church. The deaconate order is broken into five sub-ranks: Archdeacon, Deacon, Sub-deacon, Reader, and Chanter. Why was there a deaconate order....   [tags: order, rank, member, faith] 959 words
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The Battle of Jericho, Apocalypse Now, and Citizen Kane Measure Up - As told by Jim Grove, power is a “desire in all man that ceaseth only with death.” Many crave power, yet only few know how to maintain it. In the novel, The Battle of Jericho and the films, Apocalypse Now and Citizen Kane, rank or position, pride and gender inequality promote power in lives of the protagonists and significant characters. Each element indirectly correlates with advancement of power. Rank or position plays a pivotal in the development of power role in these three forms of art. In The Battle of Jericho, the Warriors of Distinction, immediately assert themselves as the masters of their fellow students, of whom they call "pledge slimes." All the pledges perceive the opportunity t...   [tags: Rank, Pride, Gender Inequality]
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British Social Class in Mansfield Park by Jane Austen - Mansfield Park is a complete socially oriented novel. In this novel Jane Austen closely describe the everyday life of rural middle class society, its gaieties and hardships, describing a distinct system of moral and social principles influencing people’s lives in that period, women status in the system and female life expectations. In the novel Austen shows the efforts of some trying to break the predetermined limitations in order to improve their social class and rank. Austen pointed out the social threats that might ruin the women’s lives permanently (Johnson, Jane Austen: women, politics, and the novel / Claudia L....   [tags: values, slavery, rank]
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Interview Questions and Answers: Recall a Service You Had Received Since the Day You Had Applied for Admission - 1. As a student, you’re being treated as a customer by the polytechnic. Recall a service you had received since the day you had applied for admission (eg admission exercise, enrolment exercise, financial services, counselling services.) Rate it and suggest one big improvement in the level of customer service. Write in the following format: a. describe briefly the service you had received One of the most unforgettable service I had received from the polytechnic will definitely be the upgrading of software for my laptop....   [tags: it student, rank services]
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Roles in Society in the Middle Ages - In the middle ages, roles in society were based on gender and social class. Social classes were inherited and structured around the feudal system. The rank of the feudal system for men and women alike, from lowest to highest, was peasants, townspeople, and nobles. Additionally, men and women could also choose to be a bishop, priest, monk or nun. Men and women in lower ranks of society typically had different responsibilities and authority. However, in higher ranks of society, men and women had similar responsibilities and authority....   [tags: rank in the feudal system] 1170 words
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Lord of the Flies by William Golding - ... Like the middle class, the in-betweens were treated better. They were older than the little ones and had more of a say in everything. They were respected more because they could help out more on the island. In society today, the middle class is like the average person. There is also an upper and lower middle class, the upper class having a higher standard of living. In society these people would be your doctors, lawyers, professors, and engineers. In the book Lord of the Flies, there are people in the category upper middle class....   [tags: boys, lower class, social rank]
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Social Hierarchy in Under the Lion’s Paw by Halim Garland - The social hierarchy is something that is hard to escape wherever you are, but our society has made it almost impossible to ignore no matter how old you are or how good of a family you come from. In Hamlin Garland’s short story, “Under the Lion’s Paw,” there is a slew of social hierarchy and power for wealthiest man in the story; while the poor man is just looked at as nothing. This happens in our society everyday and it can hurt the people under ridicule so much, surprisingly nothing is ever done to fix it....   [tags: money, rank, lower middle-class]
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Charles Spearman and the Theory of Neogenesis - ... Charles would move to Germany and enroll in University of Leipzig. While at Leipzig, he would become William Wundt’s intern. However, Charles was reluctantly called back to serve the British army once more during the South African War. After finally being released again in 1902, Charles would take his new wife Frances Henrietta Priaulux Ailkam and their newborn daughter back to Leipzig to his Ph.D. in 1906. One year later, Charles would return to England and replace William McDougal as the head of the psychology laboratory at the University College of London....   [tags: factor analysis, rank correlation coefficient] 760 words
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Pay Policy: Ethics Versus Pay - Ethics Versus Pay Almost two years ago the company where I am employed, RGIS LLC, mandated a pay policy change for the hourly employees. Hourly employees make up over 95% of RGIS’s labor staff. This new, four-tier payment scale, aptly named “Pay 4 Performance” (p4), ultimately affected thousands of employees who had been with the company for years and had high pay rates simply as a result of longevity. The four new levels would have a matching pay scale based upon each individual employee’s production....   [tags: hourly employees, rank, top gun]
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Contemporary Theory: Stratification - A major concern of modern-day theory would be the impacts of stratification within society. Social stratification is defined as the “hierarchical or vertical division of society according to rank, caste, or class” (Dictionary.com 2014). Social stratification can be operationally defined “as the systematically unequal distribution of power, wealth, and status (Bowles 2013; Kerbo 2000). Stratification sets up that all known societies past and present “distribute its scarce and demanded goods and services unequally” (Grusky, Ku, and Szelenyi 2008; Tumin 1953)....   [tags: Division of Society, Hierarchy, Rank, Society]
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Five-Star Admirals and Technology of World War II - From the book the admirals I picked up a lot of knowledge and interesting facts that I was unaware of before I had read it. The Admirals takes place before, during and after World War II which goes on to explain how four different men who were enlisted in the navy were promoted to become the only Five-Star Fleet Admirals in American history. These four men were perhaps one of the biggest, if not the biggest reason that the Allied forces had won the war. The four men that received the honor and rank of Five-Star Fleet Admiral were “William D....   [tags: forces, win, war, men, honor, rank] 725 words
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Standardized Tests: Do They Really Work for Raising the Rank of the US in World Education? - The United States has persistently been ranked at the bottom when it comes to education among developed countries. They have tried to come up with strategic ways to change their ranking, like standardized tests. This is an administered test over certain subjects like Math, English, History, and Science, and the form is the same for all test takers. They were not the first country to develop this method; in fact, this method was inspired from other countries that appeared to be doing better than them and still remain ranked at the bottom....   [tags: US education system policies]
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Trades in Feudalism Time - Tradesmen In Feudalism In the Middle Ages, people were born into different classes. Whichever class a person was born into, that class would determine that particular person’s life and fate. It would usually be the same for all of the other people in that class (if they didn’t catch a disease or anything like that). The particular people who I am talking about though are the tradesmen. They were hard workers some of the time, and for the rest of their time, they would spend traveling and trading goods “around the world” (just around Europe)....   [tags: middle ages, social classes, rank, tradesmen]
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Defining Social Roles for Men and Women in India through Traditional Hindu Texts - Social Roles for Men and Women in India through Traditional Hindu Texts Throughout this essay, I will discuss the social roles of men and women in the home, within rituals and within creation. I will look at the roles of a husband and wife, as well as Goddesses and Kings. The main traditional texts that support these roles are the Rg Veda, the Kalpa Sutras, the epics (the Ramayana and Mahabharata), Tryambaka, and Manu Smrti. They are believed to lay the foundations for order in society, as well as giving people the knowledge of their duty....   [tags: Indian History Class Rank India Essays] 2520 words
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A Doctor In The House - A Doctor in the House Henrik Ibsen's character, Dr. Rank, in "A Doll's House" is an important component of the play, though he is not a lead character. Rank enhances the story in his own right as a character, but mainly serves a greater purpose as an accentuation of Nora'a character. Nora's relationship with Rank is equal, and perhaps it implants in Nora's mind the idea that relationships should be equal. Their relationship brings up questions about social correctness and even the values necessary in a marriage....   [tags: essays research papers] 968 words
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Is There a Relationship between Democracy and GDP - ... Moldova is one of the poorest countries in Europe. I believe that Moldova’s economic performance is in relation to the fact that they are not a democratic country because, like I stated before, democracy leads to economic growth and since they do not have a democracy, it has lead to poor economic achievement. Ukraine is also under the form of Republic and is not a democracy. However, Ukraine is doing much better in economic rank than Moldova. The GDP for Ukraine is $337.4 billion and the per capita is $7, 400....   [tags: sociopolitical & economic analysis]
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My Goal of Becoming an Army First Sergeant - In 1993, I joined the Army National Guard, as a Mechanic. Soon after enlistment, I realized Army life actually suited me; and, despite never having turned a wrench before, I turned out to be a pretty good mechanic. Through the years, I’ve worked hard in hopes that one day I would reach the top of the Army rank structure. Being promoted to the rank of Sergeant First Class was a major accomplishment. As a senior non-commissioned officer, I felt I had arrived and was perfectly content on retiring at this rank....   [tags: Personal Narrative] 679 words
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Biomass Estimation & Sampling Techniques - Introduction A series of sampling techniques were used in the field in order to estimate the amount of biomass that an area contained. The experiments were conducted at the Bisley Park on a Saturday. Two different methods were employed, namely quadrat-based methods and the disc-pasture metre method. The results gained from these samples were used to create an estimate of the biomass in the area. Materials and Methods There are two techniques used in the quadrat-based methods, namely the Comparative Yield Method and the Dry Weight Rank Method for Botanical Composition....   [tags: Environmental] 1167 words
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Henrik Isben's A Doll's House - A Closer look at Ibsens A Dolls House "Everything is relative" or so the flippant motto of the post-modern generation would say. Interestingly enough, this aphorism is brilliantly applied by Henrik Ibsen to enhance his characters in the acclaimed drama, A Doll’s House. Often, we see things relative to their surroundings, and as the contrast between objects heighten, each becomes more visible. Within the first act of A Doll’s House, we encounter Christine Linde, a childhood friend of the main character, Nora, and Dr....   [tags: A Doll's House Essays] 904 words
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The Tale of Genji by Murasaki Shikibu - Being a student interested in the field of biology, one knows that studying life in the past plays an important role in the history of organisms that lived on this earth. Similarly, being Japanese, studying the past of how Japanese were plays an important role in Japanese history. Despite all the general aspects of life that have changed from the Heian period, the one idea that has definitely not changed is the romantic relationships between a man and woman. Though the general concept is the same, from reading The Tale of Genji, it is what was considered the ideal woman and ideal man that were both surprising and thus worth discussing....   [tags: The Heian Period, Japanese Culture]
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A Brief Biography of General Omar Bradley - Who served the longest military record in U.S. History. Who fought in Africa and Europe. Who pretty much conquered Europe with just the U.S. army. Gen. Omar Bradley was well known for these accomplishments and his greatness in the military. And there is only one way he got there. He was born in the right year, chose the right career path, and was outstanding for his discipline and patience. Omar Bradley’s life and background was the same as any typical boy “born in 1893. He was born in the month of February on the 12....   [tags: great American officers of WWII]
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How to Imrprove Website Google Pagerank - Now a day it’s very hot debate that “how to improve website Google pagerank”. As you know that we haven’t seen any update from Google since February 2013 but just two days before (5 December 2013) Google updates Page Rank toolbar. Lot of bloggers saying that there is no progress in their blog pagerank. If you want to improve your pagerank, then first of all you need to understand the pagerank and what essentials to improve website Google pagerank. Website Google Pagerank How to Improve Website Google Pagerank Before going to discuss that how to improve pagerank, let me simplify you what is Google pagerank actually....   [tags: pagerank, blogm advertising] 625 words
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The Kingdom of Cambodia Cultural Profile - Cambodia is officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia is situated in the southern Asia, in the southern part of the Indonesian Peninsula, bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east, and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest. In Cambodia the dominant religion is Buddhism and it is very important in the culture, religion is an important factor and influences in a high degree on the culture. Besides he Cambodian culture is known to be traditional and based on honouring their ancestors and living life with honesty, humility and kindness....   [tags: Southeastern developing countries] 1991 words
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Romance is in the Air - The Romance Era consists of classic literature based on love, society, rank, gender, and its complicated structure. Jane Austen, notorious for her love stories in which most are based on class ranking and how it affects lovers shows this in her novel Pride and Prejudice. In this novel characters deal with situations in a way that fits the time frame. Her conclusions are not what most predict, overcoming the important standards of the time period making it one of a kind in a genre of many works. The mixture of aristocracy, rank, and gender makes Pride and Prejudice fit into the era....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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Why University of Florida is better than University of Central Florida - UF vs. UCF: Reasons why UF is Superior Reason 1: National Rankings UF: 19 UCF: Unranked UF ranked in the top tier for Best Colleges 2004. UCF is the in last tier. UF is ranked 19th among public universities in the nation and is approaching the Top 10 Public Universities list. UCF did not even make the list. UF is ranked 48st in the nation among all universities. UCF is ranked somewhere between 188 and 250. There, that settles it; UF is better. Doesn't this make any other reason pointless. Source: US News College Ranking Index Reason 2:Individual Program Rankings (Note: US News discontinued the free access to College Rankings based on colleges so I am forced to use old data or else I wou...   [tags: UF UCF College University Comparison Essays] 2260 words
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Performance Appraisal of Agilent Technology - Executive Summary For this report, I had chosen Agilent Technologies Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd as my research topic. It is one of the branches in the world that delivers innovative technologies, solutions and services to a wide range of customers in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. One of Agilent's goals is to maintain a good-quality relationship between employees and management regardless of the economic conditions in which the business is operating. Introduction This report focuses on the Performance Appraisal of Agilent Technologies....   [tags: essays research papers] 2110 words
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Strategies for Teaching English as a Second Language - Results Before delving into the results directly related to the research questions, it is important to establish that the participants were all successful readers by analyzing how well the participants performed on the reading task. First, all of the participants scored high on their orals summaries. Although each participant chose to highlight different details, they all successfully reported the main ideas and arguments of the article. In addition to the high scores on the summaries, the participants did not find the article to be difficult to read....   [tags: education, processes]
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Men and Women of the Heian Court - During the Heian period, which lasted from 794 to 1185, literature is characterized as being in the forms of monogatari (tale) and nikki (diary). Many of the monogatari and nikki that were written were created by women, who wrote using kana syllabry. One of the most distinguished pieces of monogatari is Murasaki Shikibu’s Genji Monogatari or also known as The Tale of Genji. According to Nancy Hume, “most literary men of the Heian period avoided using the Japanese language or creating resembling fiction....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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A Doll's House, by Henrik Ibsen - Identifying a lie can at times prove quite troublesome. Some individuals may occasionally claim to spot deception simply by noticing the behavior of someone accused. This gut feeling is by no standards definite, and could be in fact mistaken. On the on other hand, one possible way to expose a lie concerns the revealing of an idea that is most assuredly true, such as with an article that has been written down. Documents usually are quite accurate, for once an idea is put on paper it becomes quite hard to retract....   [tags: Character of Nora] 927 words
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Twelfth Night Essay: Olivia's Denial -     After first reading Twelfth Night I was puzzled at Olivia's denial of Orsino's hand in marriage and her subsequent desire for Cesario. After considerable thought and research, I intend to propose and support the argument that Olivia is not being simply "coy" towards Orsino, nor does she desire Cesario because he/she is attracted to him/her. She denies Orsino because of her refusal to marry a man of higher rank and desires to marry Cesario because he is a man of lower rank. Olivia wants to give the impression that her mourning of her brother's death doesn't allow for the admittance of suitors....   [tags: Twelfth Night essays]
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Energy Research Essay - Coal - Energy Research Essay - Coal First of all, coal can be classified in many different classes. One way is known as coal rank. Coal rank is a measure of degree of change (metamorphosis) from the peat stage. The ranks range from low rank to high rank. These are called lignite, subituminous, bituminous, and anthracite. Heating value and sulfur content reach maximum values at the bituminous coal rank. This stage contains very important environmental implications. Low ranking coal (eg lignite) releases a smoky flame when ignited....   [tags: Energy Research Essays] 470 words
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Nonparametric Analysis of Interactions - This review targeted different techniques used in the analysis of experiments, when no assumptions about the underlying distribution of the observations is made and interactions are present. Table 1 presents a review of nonparametric methods for factorial designs with interactions as well as hypothesis testing. The search engines used were Web of ScienceTM and Google ScholarTM. The search was focused on interactions and univariate factorial analysis topic-related papers that used the fixed effect model from the classical statistics approach....   [tags: factorial, nonparacmetric, interactions]
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Henrik Isben's A Doll's House - In Henrik Ibsen’s play, “A Dollhouse”, we learn of a woman who has been repressed almost her entire life. Nora Helmer was treated like a little girl not only by her father, but by her husband, Torvald, as well. Her life is compared to that of a doll’s in the play. In order to get what she wants she dresses and acts as to please Torvald. The two other principle characters in this play, Dr. Rank and Mrs. Linde, help to portray the characters of both Torvald and Nora. More specifically, Dr. Rank can be contrasted with Mr....   [tags: A Doll's House Essays] 923 words
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Iago, Man’s Animal Appetites, and the Great Chain of Being in Shakespeare’s Othello - In Shakespeare’s Othello he is the grand architect, the puppeteer even, who manipulates the players and the action— but above all he is one of fiction’s favorite and most perplexing sinners: Iago. In a script we are given essentially nothing but words, but words can be a very revealing judge of character. Thus through Iago’s language, which is ripe with profanity, sensuality and above all animal imagery, Shakespeare has left us clues about the nature of the enigma that is one of his most striking villains....   [tags: Shakespeare, Othello, ] 1370 words
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Similar Themes in Novels by The Bronte Sisters and Jane Austen - One of the biggest rivalries in the nineteenth century was between the Bronte sisters and Jane Austen. These women wrote some of the most popular novels in their time that often had very common themes. Emily Bronte's novel Wuthering Heights and Jane Austen's novel Pride and Prejudice both deal with the common theme of social standing, especially in relation to marriages. In Wuthering Heights, Catherine's higher class standing than Heathcliff’s status hinders them from being together. In Pride and Prejudice the gender roles are reversed, and it is Darcy who must deal with being with a woman, Elizabeth Bennet, in a lower standing than he and his family is....   [tags: Society, Marriage]
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An Exploration of the Theoretical Support of the 24 Game - Mathematical Exploration: The 24 game An exploration of the theoretical support of the 24 game An introduction to the 24 game: Overview: The 24 game is a mathematical card game which originated from China in the 1960s and popularized in China and America later. It is a game which required its players to make fast calculations, and it can be competitive. After years of spreading and development, the game has derived into a lot of different rules. In this research paper, the topic is mainly focused on the original rule....   [tags: mathematical card game, china, ] 753 words
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Easing Out the Ending of, A Doll's House - Groundbreaking themes were presented in Henrik Ibsen's play, A Doll's House. The play has shared an important message regarding feminism. It was released in the 1800's, during time when women were not taken seriously. This has made the work essential for humanity to observe and respond to. One of the most important aspects of Ibsen's play was the end, in which the main character, Nora Helmer leaves her husband. This was a shocking scene for unprepared audiences in theaters throughout the world. Divorce and separation from one's spouse and children was not proper to discuss in public because it was not looked highly on....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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