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  • Machiavelli’s the Prince

    Machiavelli’s the Prince

    In chapter 21 Machiavelli writes about how a leader should bear himself so as to acquire reputation. He gives an example of a Spanish king who in the beginning of his reign attacked Granada. The king was able to keep his barons occupied with the war abroad while he built his reputation at home, leading to increased influence over his subjects. Machiavelli also asserts it is important for leaders to make their allegiances know in

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    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Vika
  • Machismo

    Machismo

    Machismo is to be “manly”. Often a man has an exaggerated masculinity about them. I think in different cultures it has different meanings. The word makes me think of a loud and obnoxious man. This is the way I look at machismo but Latinos see it as a respectful, manly, and proud part of their culture. In our book it says, “the classic view is that even in the twentieth century, pervasive machismo defines

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Janna
  • Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations

    Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations

    Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations “Job Weak, Unemployment Soars, More Cuts coming, and Bankruptcies Jump 40%.” These are typical headlines we see in the newspaper, internet, and journals. We also hear these in news, radio stations and office chats. These are valuable information that economists use to analyze economic situation of the country. These can also be information that individual use to guard their spending. Information like these provides major decision for individual and for

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Mike
  • Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations

    Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations

    Some say money is the root of all evil. Those who have it do not know what to do with it and those who want it dream of having it. The creation of money has always been somewhat confusing. The Federal Reserve uses various tools to control the money supply. Theses tools influence the money supply and in turn affect macroeconomic factors. To better understand the purpose and structure of the Federal Reserve we writing

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Janna
  • Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations

    Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations

    Monetary Policy and Its Effect on Macroeconomic Factors Such As GDP, Unemployment, Inflation, and Interest Rates Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations Monetary policy is a tool that a national Government uses to influence its economy. This policy controls the money supply, influences interest rates and overall economical activities. Monetary policy does have an affect on different macroeconomic factors. Such factors are GDP, which stands for gross domestic product, unemployment, inflation, and interest rates. The monetary

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    Submitted: December 27, 2009 By: Bred
  • Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations

    Macroeconomic Impact on Business Operations

    Abstract This paper focuses on Monetary Policy, which centers on connections between money, banks, and credit to lenders. In addition, this paper will cover the effect on macroeconomic factors such as GDP, unemployment, inflation, and interest rates. Additionally, an explanation on money creation and the implications of making money gives an insight on Money Supply and Macroeconomic Factors. With many combinations of monetary policy, the paper covers the optimal balance between economic growth, low inflation,

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    Submitted: February 11, 2010 By: Jon
  • Madame Bovary

    Madame Bovary

    We can first see Emma’s love for novels when Charles and Leon are talking. Charles makes note that he encourages Emma to get out and exercise but she rather sit in her room and read. Then Emma and Leon are talking about the types of literature that they like to read. Leon says “I especially like to read poetry” and Emma responds “stories that keep you in suspense all the way through, and frighten

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: regina
  • Madame Butterfly

    Madame Butterfly

    Madame Butterfly Madame Butterfly is a short story that exemplifies an eastern culture’s conscious and subconscious attempt at socially adaptation to a westernized world. In Nagasaki, Japan, before the First World War, Lieutenant Pinkerton of the United States Navy marries Cho-Cho-San or Madame Butterfly, a young geisha. For Pinkerton, it is just a casual affair. He feels, despite being warned by the American Consul, that she will treat the relationship with similar levity. Ultimately, for

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    Submitted: February 25, 2010 By: Top
  • Maerchant of Venice

    Maerchant of Venice

    Like Antonio, Portia is an example of nobility. She is a fair-haired beauty with an immense power to attract. Her goodness and virtue enhance her beauty. Unlike Antonio, she is not passive, but displays energy and determination. In many ways, hers is the more forceful figure in the play. Her authority and control with which she deals and manipulates the circumstances of the play are exemplary. In Belmont, the terms of her father's will leave

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    Submitted: January 17, 2010 By: Steve
  • Magazine Critique

    Magazine Critique

    Allure Magazine Critique/Presentation The magazine Allure was founded by Linda Wells who is still the editor-in-chief. The magazine was founded in March of 1991 and is dedicated to focusing on beauty. The magazine has several different articles but the focus does surround the topic of beauty alone. Intentions of the magazine are to educate women in the age group of late teens to early thirties on how to live a beautiful life. “The magazine's circulation,

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Anna
  • Maggie and Milly and Molly and May

    Maggie and Milly and Molly and May

    Maggie and Milly and Molly and May 1. a. The middle four couplets of this poem deal with the characters of each girl that have been the title of Cumming's poem. Those couplets depict the characters of Maggie, Milly, Molly, and May. b. In my opinion, by placing a shell near with our ear, we can hear sounds like the sound of ocean. So, we may say that a shell sing by producing sounds like

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    Submitted: May 10, 2011 By: evansiia
  • Maggie by Stephen Crane

    Maggie by Stephen Crane

    Najah Martin Professor Broderick Eng 102 Maggie:Life of a Girl on the Streets By Stephen Crane “Maggie: Life of a Girl on the Streets” by Stephen Crane is a short novel revolving around the coming of age story of a young woman in New York City. Maggie is a child living in the tenements of the Bowery, a slum area of New York City. Her father and mother are both alcoholics, which affected her self

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    Submitted: January 10, 2010 By: Artur
  • Maggie: A Girl of the Streets

    Maggie: A Girl of the Streets

    Stephen Crane uses many different themes in his novels to pull you into the stories he tells. With Maggie: A Girl of The Streets, he uses naturalism, hypocrisy, and irony to pull us in and recognize how life in the slums truly was. Maggie: A Girl of the Streets is considered a classic example of American naturalism. Naturalist philosophy held that people are trapped by their environment and are powerless to change it. Naturalist writers

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    Submitted: March 31, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Maggie’s American Dream

    Maggie’s American Dream

    Maggie’s American Dream Maggie’s American Dream is Margaret Comer’s inspiring biography written by her son James P. Comer. It also doubles as the autobiography of James P. Comer himself. It a great story of a person overcoming obstacles to reach their goals and dreams. Maggie was born in Woodland, Mississippi. Her parents were Jim and Maude. Her father was a sharecropper, even though he was more educated that the man he worked for. He was

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    Submitted: January 22, 2010 By: Mike
  • Mahatma Gandhi

    Mahatma Gandhi

    andhi Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in Porbandar, India, on October 2, 1869. Although his father was a chief minister for the maharaja of Porbandar, the family came from the traditional caste of grocers (the name Gandhi means grocer). His mother's religion was Jainism, a Hindu religion which ideas of nonviolence and vegetarianism are very important. Gandhi said that he was most influenced by his mother, whose life was an endless chain of

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    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: David
  • Main Themes of the Metamophosis

    Main Themes of the Metamophosis

    “What has happened to me? he thought.”(Kafka, 495) This quote is from the narrator in Kafka’s tale; The Metamorphosis, when Gregor Samsa wakes up and finds himself turned into a giant insect, and it was apparently not a dream. Gregor was a traveling salesman, he hated his job, but he was forced to stay in that business in order to pay his father’s debts to his boss, and maintain a comfortable lifestyle to his family.

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    Submitted: June 1, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Major Conflicts in of Mice and Men

    Major Conflicts in of Mice and Men

    Major conflicts in Of Mice and Men Major Conflicts Man Vs Society Lennie had a problem with his self control. He couldn't control his actions and his fetish with soft things got him into serious trouble. He touched a women's dress once because of his obsession and she cried rape. The townspeople chased George and Lennie out of town because they believed what the girl had said. Lennie was a nuisance to most people and

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Bred
  • Major Themes of Mark Haddon’s the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

    Major Themes of Mark Haddon’s the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

    While trust is a somewhat common theme in modern novels, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time manages to show how this idea affects people who live under atypical circumstances. Haddon tells the story through the eyes of Christopher, a fifteen-year-old autistic boy whose view of life, as well as his understanding of the world, is drastically different from that of any other teenager. Christopher is extremely sensitive, and is only comfortable in

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Make Four Million Dollars by Next Friday

    Make Four Million Dollars by Next Friday

    Title: Make Four Million Dollars By Next Thursday Author: Stephen Manes This book “Make Four Million Dollars By Next Thursday” is about how to get rich in a week. The main characters in the book are Jason, his mom, Ravi, Stewart, and Dr. K. Pinkerton Silverfish. This story takes place at a park. The problem in this story is that after school Jason and Ravi they go to the park and Jason losses his allowance

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Edward
  • Make Lemonade

    Make Lemonade

    The novel Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff, set in the early 90s, is about fourteen-year-old girl La Vaughn who takes on a babysitting job. She needs to work her way through school to save enough money to get through college. She means to study, to get a better job, to escape the poverty that she is growing up in. She babysits for Jolly, a seventeen-year-old mother of two, Jeremy and Jilly. The place where

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    Submitted: March 12, 2010 By: Janna
  • Making History by Stephen Fry

    Making History by Stephen Fry

    Making History by Stephen Fry Making History is a novel by Stephen Fry, who was born in Hampstead, London on Saturday, August 24, 1957 as the son of Alan and Marianne Fry. Except other books such as The Hippopotamus Fry also wrote some plays(e.g. Latin! in 1979) and films and the musical Me & My Girl. He also worked as an actor in the famous BBC series Blackadder. Making History was first published in the

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    Submitted: December 21, 2009 By: July
  • Making the E-Business Transformation Book Review

    Making the E-Business Transformation Book Review

    Making the E-Business Transformation is a book created by Peter Gloor who is a partner with Deloitte Consulting in Zurich, Switzerland. There at Deloitte’s he is the leading e-business initiative for Europe. He is also the vice president in the IT department of Union Bank of Switzerland as well as an adjunct faculty at Dartmouth College. (Gloor 2000). Gloor’s accomplishments are well respected and I feel is what helps enable him to write such a

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Top
  • Making the Perfect Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

    Making the Perfect Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

    Making the Perfect Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich Nothing is too difficult when one knows what he wants and is familiar with the steps it takes to complete the process. Sometimes the most simple of procedures can be as complex as one decides to make it. Take making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, for example. It seems like an easy task because so many of us have made one in the past, but

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    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Anna
  • Malcolm X

    Malcolm X

    Americans often say that Malcolm X was Ў°the angriest Negro in AmericaЎ± (p. 366). They assume that Malcolm X emphasized only violence to the white and separation of the black from the white. However, is this assumption about Malcolm X really true? Not, at all. The image of Malcolm X as an icon of Ў°black powerЎ± is not a truth but a myth made by media. Although I grant that Malcolm X had been a

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    Submitted: February 1, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Malcolm X Vs. Dr. King: Passive Vs; Aggressive

    Malcolm X Vs. Dr. King: Passive Vs; Aggressive

    Africans were brought to America by Europeans, not of their own volition, but in chains, without the knowledge that over the next several hundred years, generations and generations of our people would be brutally and unjustly treated as nothing more than property or animals. The era during which slavery flourished, Africans were bred, overworked, beaten, lynched, and stripped of any positive identity or self respect. When slavery was abolished in 1865, Africans, or former slaves,

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    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Malcolm X, a True Self Made Man

    Malcolm X, a True Self Made Man

    Alex Haley, the writer of Malcolm X’s biography knew that to succeed in America, a person must be educated. Without education it is almost impossible to achieve the self made man ideology (SMMI). In Malcolm’s case he achieved the SMMI without the help of a formal education. Malcolm X’s use of self education, coupled with religious inspiration and guidance, led him to become one of the greatest civil rights activists in America. It quickly became

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    Submitted: January 29, 2010 By: regina
  • Maltese Falcon

    Maltese Falcon

    In traditional hard-boiled American detective fiction there are many themes that seem to transcend all novels. One of those themes is the concept of power and the role in which it plays in the interaction and development of characters. More specifically, the role of women within the novels can be scrutinized to better understand the power they hold over the other characters, their own lives and the direction of the story. Dashiell Hammett’s The Maltese

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    Submitted: November 27, 2009 By: Victor
  • Mama

    Mama

    Mama Mama is the story of a struggling mother of five named Mildred Peacock. Mildred is a tough, funny, feisty black woman, hailing from a small town called Point Haven. Her children, Freda, Money, Bootsey, Angel, and Doll seem accustomed to the unstable, sometimes violent life Mildred leads. The story tells of both the good and bad times within the lives of Mildred and her children. The story takes you from the time her

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    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Vika
  • Man on Fire

    Man on Fire

    Man on Fire When I think of an American Hero I immediately think of someone who is strong, intelligent, handsome, and daring. Upon closer examination, many different qualities than these become apparent. Courage, honesty, bravery, selflessness, and the will to try are just a few of the overlooked qualities of an American Hero. The definition of heroism changes with the context and time. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines heroism as “heroic conduct especially as exhibited in

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: regina
  • Man Who Was Almost a Man

    Man Who Was Almost a Man

    What does it mean to be a man? How does one qualify for the title? Is the term "man" simply referring to male human beings, or does it hold a greater measure of meaning in society. In order to get more insight into this subject matter, I consulted, " The Tormont Webster's Encyclopedic Dictionary". As I anticipated, the first definition for man stated as following: "An adult human being as distinguished from a female". This

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    Submitted: April 27, 2010 By: Jack
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