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  • A Semi-Brief History of the Visual Narrative

    A Semi-Brief History of the Visual Narrative

    Humans are as diverse as they are the same, even in their opinion of such a statement. There are billions of people communicating countless ideas in a multitude of languages the world over, yet somehow common themes and ideas transect the pages of history, excluding none. Here in the digital age, the surrounding environment continues to become more and more visually-infested, nearly keeping pace with the rapid development of communications technology. "In such a world,

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • A Short Essay on the True Story of Ah Q

    A Short Essay on the True Story of Ah Q

    A short story on The True Story of Ah Q Two very important novels from Chinese literature were written in response to societies faults. Lu Hsun's short storie "The True Story of Ah Q" and Pa Chin's famous novel The Family, both commented on political and sociological problems that occurred in China in the early 1900s. Because of major events, like the revolution of 1911 and The May Fourth Movement, these novels address the situations

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Top
  • A Shot That Ricocheted Through History

    A Shot That Ricocheted Through History

    " A Shot That Ricocheted Through History" Medgar Evers was a man who was not afraid to stand up for what he believed in. He believed that one-day blacks and whites would be able to associate with each other without racial interference. He would later die for what he believed and leave an example for all who was following in his path. The man believed to have shot him was tried three times and finally

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    Submitted: January 26, 2010 By: July
  • A Solitary View... Life in Isoaltion

    A Solitary View... Life in Isoaltion

    A solitary view… life in isolation As a democratic nation, we cannot push ourselves away from others. We should be able to watch over our people as well as ones in surrounding nations. We can see, by looking at this source that they are against isolationism; they are correct that we shouldn’t forget about others, and that we should be looking after one another. To keep balance in the world, we must work together as

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    Submitted: November 16, 2015 By: Crimson2515
  • A Space of Amazing Proportions

    A Space of Amazing Proportions

    A Space of Amazing Proportions The basis of humanism can be summed up in the words of Protagoras, "Man is the measure of all things." Why were the Greek people so intrigued by the idea of ratios and proportions? What is the Golden Ratio and why is it so important? Their architecture and sculpture are examples of the ideas that were so dominant in the minds of the Greek people. What could be considered the

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    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Jack
  • A Speech of Commemoration for Harriet Tubman

    A Speech of Commemoration for Harriet Tubman

    Title: A speech of commemoration for Harriet Tubman Specific purpose: To commemorate March 10th as Harriet Tubman Day and to inform the audience about her life and fight for freedom I. Introduction A. Attention getter: Imagine a time when you have no rights of your own. From the time that you are born until the time that you die, you are someone else's property and are under their directions and orders- and sometimes their cruelty.

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Top
  • A Study of Small Sculpture from the Mesoamerican

    A Study of Small Sculpture from the Mesoamerican

    The Olmec, Maya, and Aztec were dominating societies of Mesoamerica, rich in culture, community, and art. While life may not be completely interpretable yet, much in known about how these societies were constructed, and how their religion dominated their lives. Much is generally made of their massive stonework, their ceremonial complexes, and ritual sacrifices, but their small jade, ceramic, and stone sculpture deserves as much attention as the works of much larger size have received.

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Fonta
  • A Time to Kill

    A Time to Kill

    "A Time to kill is a movie for everyone tohate or love. There is a handsome white lawyer(Jake) who risk eveything to save a black man, who has taken the law into his own hands by avenging's his daughter's brutal beating and rape. We see a politically motivated NAACP who uses this tradegy for its own purposes. There is the Klu Klux Klan which preaches its doctrine of hate. The ambitious district attorney who uses

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    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • A Tour of an Era

    A Tour of an Era

    A Tour of an Era I went into this project with a mind like that of a travel guide as I tried to make this more of an informative tour than a straight tour of the areas I chose. I chose my ten areas after much thought and even though some were quite difficult to write on I was still able to give an entertaining guide through each of the ten sections. I wrote them

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Vika
  • A Union Divided

    A Union Divided

    A Union Divided The Constitution was written to make a union, but the Constitution would eventually divide the union. In the 1850s the North was calling for abolition slavery, but the south believed the constitution protected slavery. This issue of slavery caused for great tension and division in America till the point of war. The south believed that slavery was protected under the constitution, yet the north believed that slavery was evil and that it

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    Submitted: December 29, 2009 By: Yan
  • A Women of Castiglione's the Courtier and Machiavelli's the Prince

    A Women of Castiglione's the Courtier and Machiavelli's the Prince

    Essay on Woman Leader Machiavelli and Castiglione both present the epitome of perfection in their topics of leadership and the way a women should be, respectively. In the case of Castiglione's work, it is stated by signor Gaspare that "...in the way people sometimes hanker after things that are impossible and miraculous, rather then explain them you (Magnifico) have wished them into existence." This quote is true of both excerpts. Both have created idealisms that

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    Submitted: March 16, 2009 By: Tommy
  • A Women of Castiglione’s the Courtier and Machiavelli’s the Prince

    A Women of Castiglione’s the Courtier and Machiavelli’s the Prince

    Essay on Woman Leader Machiavelli and Castiglione both present the epitome of perfection in their topics of leadership and the way a women should be, respectively. In the case of Castiglione's work, it is stated by signor Gaspare that "...in the way people sometimes hanker after things that are impossible and miraculous, rather then explain them you (Magnifico) have wished them into existence." This quote is true of both excerpts. Both have created idealisms that

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    Submitted: June 7, 2010 By: Mikki
  • A World Lit only by Fire

    A World Lit only by Fire

    Antigone Antigone was the daughter of Oedipus. She had two brothers, Polyneices and Eteocles, and a sister Ismene. Oedipus had been the King of Thebes. However, he had killed his father and married his mother not knowing they were his parents. Oedipus was disgraced and had left the kingdom. His two sons were too young to rule, so Creon, their uncle served as ruler of Thebes. When Polyneices and Eteocles grew older they allowed their

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Bred
  • A World Lit only by Fire Study Guide

    A World Lit only by Fire Study Guide

    A World Lit Only By Fire Summer Reading Test Section 1: The Medieval Mind 1. Whose country was described as "the back of a horse?" The Huns' country 2. Who declared he was "above grammar?" Sigismund 3. Who invaded Rome in A.D. 410? The Visigoths under the leadership of Alaric 4. Who was the last Roman emperor of the west? Romulus Augustulus 5. What were the serfs' basic agricultural tools? Picks, forks, spades, rakes, scythes,

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    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Yan
  • A Year in Time 1956

    A Year in Time 1956

    A Year in Time 1956 THE FIFTIES: A period of time between 1948 and 1964. The fifties are more a state of mind than an actual span of years. THE FIFTIES: A time when men were men, and women were women. THE FIFTIES: A time when everyone knew who they were. A time when you went to school, graduated, (or dropped out) got a job, got married and had kids, in that order. THE FIFTIES:

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    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: David
  • A Year in Time 1956

    A Year in Time 1956

    A Year in Time 1956 THE FIFTIES: A period of time between 1948 and 1964. The fifties are more a state of mind than an actual span of years. THE FIFTIES: A time when men were men, and women were women. THE FIFTIES: A time when everyone knew who they were. A time when you went to school, graduated, (or dropped out) got a job, got married and had kids, in that order. THE FIFTIES:

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    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Tommy
  • A.I.S Studies

    A.I.S Studies

    The key concepts that lay at the hearts of Native American studies in the early 1970's are concepts of goals which to be reached and policy that would be implemented on theses goals. What these Native American figures wanted to get across through A.I.S studies was not mainly conflict but the intellectual knowledge and traditions and political issues lying at the base of the culture. They needed to start networking better from nation to nation

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    Submitted: April 2, 2010 By: David
  • Abc

    Abc

    In Northern Kenya, computers and technology are something most students have only read about in books. That is bound to a big change. The Alphasmart Project for Africa has made a once remote possibility a very real thing. Now, in Northern Kenya students can touch, type and learn how to use computers…..to Read More click on this link: Standard eight students in Hyuga Girls Primary School explore the keyboard of an Alphasmart Laptop. In glasses,

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    Submitted: May 7, 2011 By: sam123456789
  • Abcs of Iran: 26 Years of Revolution

    Abcs of Iran: 26 Years of Revolution

    Rice Urges Iran to Restart Talks In the abstract at the beginning of the CNN.com article, the reporter implies (without any evidence) that Iran has a nuclear arms program. The reporter does not even give the chance that maybe the government just wants to provide more energy for its people. In an age where the US has more nuclear weapons than any other country in the world, why is there such great concern about nuclear

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    Submitted: March 27, 2010 By: Victor
  • Abigail Adams

    Abigail Adams

    Abigail Adams Known for: First Lady, financial manager, farm manager, letter writer Also Known as: Abigail Smith Adams About Abigail Adams: Wife of the second President of the United States, Abigail Adams is an example of one kind of life lived by women in colonial, Revolutionary and early post-Revolutionary America. While she's perhaps best known simply as an early First Lady (before the term was used) and mother of another President, and perhaps known for

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    Submitted: March 18, 2010 By: Bred
  • Aboriginal Medicine

    Aboriginal Medicine

    Many of the inequalities in the health of the Aboriginal people can be attributed to the erosion of the Aboriginal culture.(chp.2). Restrictions placed on the cultural practices of the Aboriginal people ultimately led to the abatement of the Aboriginal traditional medicines.(p88). Losing their freedom to practice traditional therapeutics, the Aboriginal people eventually had to adapt to the culturally inappropriate ways of western medicines. The purpose of this paper is to examine the advantages of Aboriginal

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Aboriginal People, Film and the Media

    Aboriginal People, Film and the Media

    Aboriginal people, film and the media Discuss some examples of both positive and negative representations of Aboriginal people and culture. How do such representations of Aboriginal people within the media impact upon Aboriginal subjectivity? Like every citizen around the world, Australians use the media to get information about the world around them. The media not only provides information about international events but also about national, regional and local events. The events that happen and that

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    Submitted: April 25, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Aboriginal Reltion to Country

    Aboriginal Reltion to Country

    "No English words are good enough to give a sense of the links between an Aboriginal group and its homeland" (Frog and Toad's Indigenous Australia) Country is an English word used to describe the values, places, resources, stories and cultural obligations associated with a certain geographical area and its components. In aboriginal cultural, all of country is important, there is no wilderness. Due to the importance of country, it is not surprising that aboriginal people

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    Submitted: February 27, 2010 By: July
  • Abortion

    Abortion

    concept that a fetus is only a blob of tissue until it is born, or the statement: life begins at birth. Abortion is not as simple as removing a "blob of tissue" (as the pro-abortion activists put it) from a woman's body. Abortion is the destruction, dismembering and killing of a human life--an unborn baby. "But it is scientific and medical fact based on experimental evidence, that a fetus is a living, growing, thriving human

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    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Janna
  • Abortion

    Abortion

    Abortion When one thinks about a topic that would have several different opinions, many things can come to mind. One thing that came to my mind was abortion because it is one of the most controversial issues in the United States, possibly the world. I reviewed several articles from several different sources and came to see that everyone sees the topic of abortion is a different way. Some see it simply as an election issue,

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Mike
  • Abortion Rights in the Us Court of Appeals

    Abortion Rights in the Us Court of Appeals

    The issue of abortion has been a controversial topic that has divided the country for many years. Today, the debate has reached courtrooms and has traveled all the way up to the U.S. Supreme Court. In regards, to the courts and interpretation of the law, the case of Planned Parenthood v. Casey has been one of the more recent cases that can be referred to. Planned Parenthood v. Casey has been used in deciding and

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Abortion Throughout Canadian History

    Abortion Throughout Canadian History

    Some call abortion the “American Holocaust” resulting in a large number of deaths to unborn children. Yet others view abortion as a right to mothers regarding their right to life, liberty, and security- the right to choose. Abortion is an ongoing issue that Canada has struggled with from the 19th century as a colony of Britain, to present day as a nation. This essay will discuss and analyze historical and present views and laws on

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    Submitted: June 7, 2016 By: 13ems2
  • About Baulkham Hills

    About Baulkham Hills

    About Baulkham Hills Baulkham Hills, located approximately 29km North West of Sydney, is one of the largest suburbs in area and population within the Hills with a population of 33,661 people (Census 2001). Baulkham Hills as a suburb not including Bella Vista makes up about 24% of the total population (139,404) of the Baulkham Hills Shire. 23,282 people were born in Australia and 25,855 speak English only. 30,179 live in separated houses as opposed to

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    Submitted: November 19, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • About Poland

    About Poland

    INTRODUCTION Modern Polish History Between 1795 and 1918 Poland disappeared to Europe. At the end of World War I Poland re-emerged as an independent state only to be dominated by the Nazi regime in 1939. In 1944, at the Conferences of Teheran, Yalta and Potsdam, it was decided to return Poland to its medieval boundaries. This major border adjustment allowed Poles to occupy 120 miles westward forcing them to expel German occupants and recover land

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    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Stenly
  • About the Menominee Tribe

    About the Menominee Tribe

    Ortiz Jennifer Ortiz Professor Cathy Caldwell Native American Literature 16 October 2016 Menominee Tribe Posoh! That’s “hello” in the language of the Menominee tribe. The Menominee tribe is a wonderful tribe in Wisconsin. Menominee means “people of the wild rice”. But they like to call themselves “Kiash Matchitiwuk” which means “the ancient people”. They call themselves the ancient people because they have no migration story. The Menominee tribe values nature, wildlife, ecology, their culture, and

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    Submitted: December 4, 2016 By: jo03

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