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  • Absalom, Absalom!

    Absalom, Absalom!

    "Absalom, Absalom!" takes place in the deep south, partly after the Civil War, but much of the story actually takes place during the war. It deals with the strong racist views that existed and continue exist, though relatively tame in comparison, in the hearts of many people to this day. In the novel, there is a man named Thomas Sutpen who, after moving to Jefferson, Missouri in 1833 almost single-handedly erected an estate on

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    Submitted: February 9, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Abstract

    Abstract

    SYNOPSIS Thesis Topic: How can globalization influence the Standardization of International Marketing Strategies? Introduction One of the most intriguing discourses in the field of contemporary marketing management is the standardization of international marketing strategies. The intent of this paper is to examine the standardization of marketing elements within a multinational marketing strategy. A majority view among international marketers is that each national is unique and thus each must be treated as a separate and independent

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    Submitted: May 6, 2010 By: Bred
  • Acceleration by Graham McNamee

    Acceleration by Graham McNamee

    1. Write the summary of the book that you read. * Duncan, Vinny, and Wayne are all friends working - or wasting time - the summer before senior year in high school. Duncan is the soul, Vinny the brains, and Wayne the muscle. At the end of the previous summer, Duncan tried to save a drowning girl and failed. Not being a hero has really affected his life, particularly his relationship with his girlfriend Kim.

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: Monika
  • Acceleration by Graham McNamee

    Acceleration by Graham McNamee

    “I would have been happy bumming around until September but Dad called in a favor to get me in here. And at least I don't have to wear a uniform like my bud Wayne over at the Dairy Barn.... So I'm here under protest, a political prisoner of the capitalist overlord otherwise known as Dad.” This is Duncan from the book acceleration showing his wits again. He is an extremely intelligent person who also has

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    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Bred
  • Accounting

    Accounting

    Akuntansi merupakan determinan dari sebuah ideologi yang mendominasi. Sebab sebagai sebuah informasi bisnis, akuntansi didesain sedemikian rupa untuk memenuhi kepentingan pihak-pihak "penguasa" dalam konteks dimana ideologi tersebut berada. Ketika akuntansi digunakan pada basis masyarakat sosialis maka akuntansi akan memperoleh implikasi nilai berupa kolektivisme, egalitarianisme serta kontra strata-hirarkis. Begitupun sebaliknya, akuntansi akan terkena dampak nilai-nilai individualistis, egosentris, dan logosentris manakala ia diterapkan dalam konteks masyarakat yang kapitalistik. Inilah yang menjadi karakter mendasar dari akuntansi. Bahwa ia

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    Submitted: May 6, 2011 By: sabrinarizkia
  • Acfi 2005 - Capital Adequacy Project

    Acfi 2005 - Capital Adequacy Project

    Name gobind shergill Group 2A Id no C3084433 ACFI2005: Capital Adequacy Project Introduction: There is a close relation between the capital adequacy and the financial system but it is important to have an overview before get to the more detailed study of what is going on in the financial system. There is a constant flow of cash and funds through the financial system due to the financial institutions as they assist money movement among the

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    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: regina
  • Acre of Trees Cut Illegally? City Orders Vinyard Project Halted

    Acre of Trees Cut Illegally? City Orders Vinyard Project Halted

    Forest Newsie #1 Acre of Trees Cut Illegally? City Orders Vinyard Project Halted Novato Advance By Dan Stebbins/Executive Editor An Ignacio, California is in hot water over a large-scale illegal tree cutting to create a vineyard. Homeowners, Robert and Marsha Lang, have been ordered by Novato’s code enforcement officers to immediately stop work on the harvesting of their four acre lot , on which they also reside. An estimated 40 trees on one acre had

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    Submitted: December 5, 2009 By: Top
  • Acropolis

    Acropolis

    Acropolis Gina Albitres Art 3 Prof. O’ Clarke April 29, 2007 This paper will be discuss Acropolis and how it has been considered a educational and spiritual monument. It will describe how the Pantheon and other buildings were built with such religious and culture beliefs. The term Acropolis is defined as a upper city and many of the city states of ancient Greece that are built around an acropolis where the inhabitants can go

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt

    Across Five Aprils by Irene Hunt

    Across Five Aprils By Irene Hunt Across Five April's by Irene Hunt is about how the civil war tears apart a family during the hard times of the civil war. There were 239 pages it this story. The book follows the life of Jethro Creighton, a young farm boy in rural Illinois as he grows from a protected and provided for nine year old, to a educated and respectable young adult during the chaos of

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    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: regina
  • Across the Nightingale Floor

    Across the Nightingale Floor

    Across the Nightingale Floor I did my book report on Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn. In the beginning of this book it introduces Takeo, one of the main characters in the story. It tells about his life until then. Then while he was in not in his village he saw smoke coming from his village. He ran back to see what was happening. When he did get back he saw that there was

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    Submitted: January 20, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Adoption

    Adoption

    Adoption The family profile that I am studying is Adoption because personally I was always quiet curious on how it worked. What families had to do to adopt and the waiting period that it may take just to adopt a child or children. I was curious about the after effects that a family or child may experience from adoption or even a sibling which could be good or bad, depending on the situation. I would

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Victor
  • Adoption

    Adoption

    Adoption is the legal act of permanently placing a child with a parent or parents other than the birthmother or birthfather. An adoption order has the effect of severing parental responsibilities and rights and transferring those responsibilities and rights to new adoptive parent(s). After the finalization of an adoption, there is no legal difference between adopted children and those born to the parents. There are several kinds of adoption, which can be defined both by

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Jon
  • Adrift by Julie Burtinshaw

    Adrift by Julie Burtinshaw

    In the novel Adrift by Julie Burtinshaw, David and his younger sister, Laura, are plagued with having to deal with their mother’s depression. He must assume responsibility for his sister after his father separates his mother due to being unable to deal with her depression. One weekend, David goes up to his father’s new cabin for the weekend. After meeting his father’s new girlfriend, Kathleen, David takes an immediate disliking to her. To make matters

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Adsf

    Adsf

    the one that's missing you. There's a full moon coming in through the screened window. There's a breeze sneaking in as well, but the moon is the more important detail. But the most important detail, by far, is the one that's missing; you. I can picture you in the moonlight; I can pick out a strand of your hair from memory. I can hear a smile from your eyes; if I close mine. I can

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    Submitted: April 19, 2011 By: mac.webb
  • Adultery - Scarlet Letter

    Adultery - Scarlet Letter

    Adultery is a sin never to be taken lightly. However, while it remains a serious crime, determining the requisite punishment for adultery proves difficult. In Nanthaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, Hester, the main character, is forced to wear the letter ‘A’ on her chest symbolizing her act of adultery with an unknown person. Through his novel Hawthorne sought to demonstrate how, under certain circumstances, the personal consequences of a crime may serve as sufficient punishment.

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    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Edward
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Historical Cost Accounting, Alternatives to Historical Cost Accountingadvantages and Disadvantages of Historical Cost Accounting, Alternatives to Historical Cost Accounting

    Advantages and Disadvantages of Historical Cost Accounting, Alternatives to Historical Cost Accountingadvantages and Disadvantages of Historical Cost Accounting, Alternatives to Historical Cost Accounting

    Advantages and disadvantages of historical cost accounting, alternatives to historical cost accounting 2.1 Introduction Accounting concepts and conventions as used in accountancy are the rules and guidelines by which the accountant lives. The historical cost accounting convention is an accounting technique that values an asset for balance sheet purposes at the price paid for the asset at the time of its acquisition. The historical cost accounting is the situation in which accountants record revenue, expenditure

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Steve
  • Adventure of Tom Sawyer

    Adventure of Tom Sawyer

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer is Mark Twain’s way of writing down his childhood in lively detail. The characters and settings were dear to him and he chose to depict the American Boy’s childhood as fun and fancy-free. The story is told trough Tom’s eyes and is enchanting and adventurous, just as any young boy’s life would be. His daily life included mischief and budding young love, which is told with great detail. Although it

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    Submitted: May 10, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Fin

    Adventures of Huckleberry Fin

    Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Research paper on Mark Twain’s Adventures Of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is a novel about a young boy’s coming of age in the Missouri of the mid-1800^Тs. It is the story of Huck’s struggle to win freedom for himself and Jim, a Negro slave. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn was Mark Twain^Тs greatest book, and a delighted world named it his masterpiece. To nations knowing it well -

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    Submitted: April 28, 2010 By: Mike
  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

    All children have a special place, whether chosen by a conscious decision or not this is a place where one can go to sort their thoughts. Nature can often provide comfort by providing a nurturing surrounding where a child is forced to look within and choices can be made untainted by society. Mark Twain once said "Don't let school get in the way of your education." Twain states that this education which is provided by

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mike
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    Affirmative action is a policy or a program of giving certain preferences to certain (usually under-represented) groups. This typically focuses on education, employment, government contracts, health care, or social welfare. There is much debate concerning claims that it fails to achieve its desired goal, and that it has unintended and undesirable side-effects. There are also claims that the practice is itself racist or sexist Affirmative action began as a corrective measure for governmental and social

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    Submitted: March 14, 2010 By: David
  • Affirmative Action's Role in Colleges and Universities

    Affirmative Action's Role in Colleges and Universities

    Affirmative Action Affirmative action's role in colleges and universities has been a strongly debated topic. The heated subject has again come to the forefront due to the recent bans imposed on affirmative action by California and Washington. In 1978, the Supreme Court ruled (University of California Regents v. Bakke) that universities are allowed to consider race as a factor when choosing which students to accept. Affirmative action was intended to level the racial playing field

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    Submitted: November 17, 2009 By: Monika
  • African American Folktales

    African American Folktales

    African American Folktales African American folktales were ways of experiencing ideas, emotions and stories. It was illegal for slaves to talk to each other so they used metaphorical characters to relate to themselves. The most common character was the rabbit that was thought to always be able to trick anyone bigger and stronger than its opponent. By writing these stories, formal slaves were able to give us a great amount of their history. African American

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    Submitted: January 21, 2010 By: Artur
  • African American Literature

    African American Literature

    Ted’s Handy-Dandy, Way-Too-Comprehensive Guide to Outlining Your Essay and Winning More or Less Every Argument You’ll Ever Have 1. Introduction: Name your topic, as well as the approach you’ll take (ex. “A Religious Approach to the Death Penalty”, “The Psychological Effects of Media Violence”) 1. Context: basic background information on the issue, as well as establishing relevance: what recent events have taken place that lend your issue a sense of immediacy (ex. “This year, the

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    Submitted: July 11, 2016 By: jgrasst
  • African American Self Sabotage - John McWhorters Losing the Race

    African American Self Sabotage - John McWhorters Losing the Race

    In Losing the Race, John McWhorter speaks about the “disease of defeatism that has infected black America.” In the novel he explores in detail three aspects of modern day black American cultural mentality, or "cults," that hold African Americans back. First, is the Cult of Victimology. In it, victimhood has been transformed “from a problem to be solved into an identity in itself.” Then there is the Cult of Separatism, in this cult, the uniqueness

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    Submitted: March 26, 2010 By: Wendy
  • After the First Dealth

    After the First Dealth

    Terrorism is the usage of violence or mass destruction to gain political or religious ends. In the novel After the First Death the author Robert Cormier attempts to shape our response to terrorism. Cormier uses, characters as a tool, to shape the reader’s response towards terrorism. Cormier does this through fully laying out the characters’ emotions, thoughts, beliefs and the usuage of the plot. Since everybody show some emotion to something, emotions is something every

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    Submitted: February 20, 2010 By: Vika
  • Agamemnon

    Agamemnon

    Agamemnon begins with a Watchman on duty on the roof of the palace at Argos, waiting for a signal announcing the fall of Troy to the Greek armies. A beacon flashes, and he joyfully runs to tell the news to Queen Clytemnestra. When he is gone, the Chorus, made up of the old men of Argos, enters and tells the story of how the Trojan Prince Paris stole Helen, the wife of the Greek king

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    Submitted: April 11, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Age of Innocence

    Age of Innocence

    Dear Ellen, I am sorry that to say that I am not able to come. I have been called away on urgent news. I am deeply sorry and humbly beg your forgiveness. The last few days have been terribly dreadful without you. Our last meeting was interesting, to say the least. I only wish that you had told me of the reason of your escape. To be honest, I felt a little shock at

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    Submitted: January 31, 2010 By: Jessica
  • Agrimony

    Agrimony

    Agrimony Agrimony strengthens the whole system, but it works chiefly on the liver. The astringent properties contract and harden tissue. It is absorbed in the system to strengthen and tone the muscles of the body and is therefore a useful tonic. It affects the cells of the kidneys, allowing fluids to pass more readily through the kidneys, so it is a useful diuretic. The astringent qualities of Agrimony help draw thorns and splinters from

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    Submitted: January 15, 2010 By: Steve
  • Agrimony

    Agrimony

    Agrimony Agrimony strengthens the whole system, but it works chiefly on the liver. The astringent properties contract and harden tissue. It is absorbed in the system to strengthen and tone the muscles of the body and is therefore a useful tonic. It affects the cells of the kidneys, allowing fluids to pass more readily through the kidneys, so it is a useful diuretic. The astringent qualities of Agrimony help draw thorns and splinters from

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Air Assault School - the Hardest Two Weeks in the Army

    Air Assault School - the Hardest Two Weeks in the Army

    Air Assault School: The Hardest Two Weeks In The Army. Quickly, I make my way to the waiting Blackhawk helicopter. Even with my full combat load strapped to my back the rotor wash threatens to push me over. My face is pelted with grass and other debris; motivation and determination makes me run harder. As I reach the Blackhawk the Black-shirt directs me to one of four repel lines anchored to the aircraft. I

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    Essay Length: 1,426 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: June 8, 2010 By: Kevin
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