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  • You Just Don’t Understand

    You Just Don’t Understand

    eborah Tannen is the author of the book You Just DonпїЅt Understand where she analyzes the different meanings of communication between men and women. Her research shows that women and men use the same words and phrases and yet can interpret and react to those same words and phrases differently. Tannen compares the two sexes to find men use their conversation as a type of competition or to preserve their independence. For example, men talk

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    Submitted: June 12, 2010 By: David
  • Young Goodman Brown

    Young Goodman Brown

    Richard Evans Mrs. Zaglewski English 1101 June 20, 2006 Essay 1 Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown” is a classic example of a battle between good and evil. Throughout the story, the main character, Young Goodman Brown, succumbs to curiosity and temptation and has a somewhat literal battle for his soul, in words, between himself and the devil, commonly referred to as the fiend. It is a battle that many are able to relate to because

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    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Top
  • Young Goodman Brown

    Young Goodman Brown

    Jeremy Abraham ENG 101 4/5/13 Annotated Bibliography Gieringer, Dale. "Economics of Cannabis Legalization." CA NORML Costs of Prohibition. N.p., 1 July 2000. Web. 05 Apr. 2014. This article provides great insight into the basic economics of marijuana legalization. With this article I plan to summarize the economic benefits of the legalization. This article also goes into the specifics of what type of revenue will be generated as well as putting a price on marijuana and

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    Submitted: March 23, 2015 By: Jeremyc1331
  • Young Goodman Brown

    Young Goodman Brown

    Pham Nhat Pham Abraham Tarango English 110 22 February 2017 Young Goodman Brown In this fiction, the author narrates an encounter between Goodman Brown and a mysterious man in the gloomy forest of Puritans. This special guest reveals many unbelievable facts about people around Goodman. When the “truth” is disclosed, he becomes another person who lives in suspicion for the rest of his life. The mysterious old man carries a snake-shaped staff which makes us

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    Submitted: May 11, 2017 By: Nhat Pham
  • Your Attitude Is Showing

    Your Attitude Is Showing

    Things Fall Apart Essay There is a great deal of differences between the clan and the white missionaries beliefs. This is what becomes a problem between the two. When two different beliefs are put head to head there is no knowing what will happen. In this case the differences between the two resulted in making Things Fall Apart. The character in this book, Obierika, has made a statement that describes best what happens when a

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    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: regina
  • Your Attitude Is Showing

    Your Attitude Is Showing

    Chapter 1 YOU CAN’T ESCAPE HUMAN RELATIONS. “A single negative attitude can act as a cloud over the entire atmosphere.” It’s true that you can’t escape human relations. Good relationship plays a very important role in a company or on a job. We come across many relations at each level; it may with a co-worker, employees, managers, subordinates everyday. This is an incident of human relations that happened with me last year. I was studying

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    Submitted: April 9, 2010 By: Janna
  • Your Attitude Is Showing: A Primer of Human Relations

    Your Attitude Is Showing: A Primer of Human Relations

    Your Attitude Is Showing: A Primer of Human Relations Overall Impression of the Book I enjoyed reading this book a great deal more than I expected to. I normally hate to read because I am not very good at it, and I am usually uninterested in the subject. I found that this book to be quite easy to read. The language that the authors used was very easy to understand. Also, it was divided into

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    Submitted: December 8, 2009 By: Jack
  • Your Blue’s Aint like Mine

    Your Blue’s Aint like Mine

    In Bebe Moore Campbell’s, You’re Blues Ain’t Like Mine, I was able to view the novel from the three main sociological perspectives: the structural-functionalist approach, the social-conflict approach, and the symbolic-interaction approach. From the structural-functionalist point of view, I analyzed the Honorable Men of Hopewell as the power elite. I viewed Mamie Cox’s understanding of social class from the social-conflict perspective, and Doreen and Lily Cox differences were easily seen through the symbolic-interaction approach. By

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    Submitted: December 17, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Youth of Red Badge of Courage and Youth of Today

    Youth of Red Badge of Courage and Youth of Today

    Youth of Red Badge of Courage and Youth of Today As a young member of today’s society, I don’t fear death. If I did fear death, I would be "dead." There are so many sources of death today, like car wrecks, shootings, drugs, and diseases that if I was constantly afraid of all of them, I couldn’t leave my own backyard. Therefore, I refuse to believe that death will happen to me. In the novel

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    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: David
  • Zadie Smith

    Zadie Smith

    Teeth as Symbol Heather Wildrick, Eng 393B, DePauw University The title White Teeth alerts the reader that that teeth might play an important role in the text, and they do. The first point in the book at which the image of teeth appears is with Clara. When Archie sees her for the first time as she descends from the staircase, "she was the most beautiful thing he has ever seen, she was also the most

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Zapp by William Byham

    Zapp by William Byham

    “Zapp!”, by William Byham shows a positive method to change employee’s work morale and self confidence for the better. The story is a contemporary fable that shows what supervisors, managers, and organizations must do to create and maintain an empowered workforce. The steps are easy to follow and can be applied to any workplace. The beginning of the story presents us with a typical situation. The self-esteem and moral of the workforce is very low.

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Artur
  • Zen in the Art of Archery

    Zen in the Art of Archery

    Zen in the Art of Archery, by Eugen Herrigel describes the ritualistic arts of discipline and focus that the Zen religion focuses around. In this book, Herrigel describes many aspects of how archery is, in fact, not a sport, but an art form, and is very spiritual to those in the east. The process he describes shows how he overcame his initial inhibitions and began to look toward new ways of seeing and understanding. In

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    Submitted: April 13, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Zeppelin

    Zeppelin

    Jared Kittler 3rd even Cole, Richard, Stairway to Heaven- Led Zeppelin: Uncensored, Harper Collins, 2002. 362 pages. Author Information: Richard Cole Born on January 2, 1946. He wrote Stairway to Heaven- Led Zeppelin: Uncensored. That was his only book, and it is about Led Zeppelin. He was a tour manager. He was with Led Zeppelin for most of his career but has also been with Black Sabbath, Eric Clapton, Ozzy Osborne, Fem 2 Fem, The

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    Submitted: May 17, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Zezelf

    Zezelf

    I'm a student at Marmara University in Turkey on MBA programme. I'm studying case analysises a lot and I need a websites as a support for my cases. I'm sure that this website may help me. Thanks in advance. I'm a student at Marmara University in Turkey on MBA programme. I'm studying case analysises a lot and I need a websites as a support for my cases. I'm sure that this website may help me.

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    Submitted: May 3, 2011 By: zezelf
  • Zombie Survival

    Zombie Survival

    The zombie survival Max brooks 247 pages “HE comes from the grave, his body a home of worms and filth. NO life in his eyes, no warmth of his skin, no beating of his breast. His soul as empty and dark as the night sky. He laughs at the blade, spits at the arrow, for they will not harm his flesh. For eternity, he will walk the earth, smelling the sweet blood of the living,

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    Submitted: April 4, 2010 By: David
  • Zoot Suit Riots

    Zoot Suit Riots

    Based on the infamous 1942 “Sleepy Lagoon” murder mystery and the resulting “Zoot Suit Riots” in Los Angeles , playwright Luis Valdez weaves fact and fiction to depict the fate of 22 young Mexican Americans brought to trial for a murder they did not commit. “Zoot Suit” brings together unforgettable characters such as the irreverent El Pachuco and the charismatic Henry Reyna, an unsuspecting gang leader who finds himself caught in the middle of the

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    Submitted: December 7, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Zoot Zuit

    Zoot Zuit

    “Zoot Suit” Luis Valdez brought something to Chicano theater when he came up with the idea of creating a Chicano musical a form of theater that was more common for white America. As I read Zoot Suit I could not stop wondering how the play would look once it was on stage I could not picture a play that included singing and dancing after I have read all of the other play by Luis Valdez

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    Submitted: December 11, 2009 By: Top
  • Zora Neale Hurston

    Zora Neale Hurston

    The very essence of childhood is never forgotten. A memory, a scent, a certain feeling will never be lost in time, as the child transforms from the younger years of bliss to an older life of enduring hardships and burdens. Yet with his aging, memories are still alive in everyone. Many of the memories etched in the brain forever are caused by a parent or parents in the way they choose to raise their

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Steve
  • Английский Как Международный Язык

    Английский Как Международный Язык

    CHAPTER I INTRODUCTION A. Background of the Study People around the world use English to communicative with foreigners. “English, as an international language, plays important role in communication among many countries around the world in globalization era” (Seargean and Erling, 2011: 4). It is the most widely used language in politics, business, trade, education and the diplomatic circles. So using English for international trade communication will be an advantage. There are some approaches in analyzing

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    Submitted: November 26, 2014 By: iwanku
  • “a Man Can Be Destroyed but Not Defeated”

    “a Man Can Be Destroyed but Not Defeated”

    Written a century apart the two books, “Moby Dick”, by Herman Melville in 1851, and “The old man and the sea”, by Ernest Hemingway in 1952, create worlds that are based on similar themes, which share motifs and teach lessons of life. “Moby Dick” is a novel that places its action on the sea and involves the work of whale hunters. The author creates a macrocosm- the sea and a microcosm the ship “Pequod” where

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Steve
  • “how to Shoot an Elephant” and “empty Seat” Caparisons

    “how to Shoot an Elephant” and “empty Seat” Caparisons

    “How to shoot an elephant” and “Empty Seat” caparisons In “Shooting an Elephant” The main characters biggest conflict was to shoot an elephant. This was something he did not and typically under the circumstances would not have done, but felt compelled and pressured to do so. If it weren’t for the watching Indians this story may have turned out differently. He felt as if he had to do it, cause by not doing it would

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    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Bred
  • “is It Personal Weakness or Something Else That Is Chiefly to Blame for What Happens to a Central Character in one of the Core Texts?”

    “is It Personal Weakness or Something Else That Is Chiefly to Blame for What Happens to a Central Character in one of the Core Texts?”

    “is it personal weakness or something else that is chiefly to blame for what happens to a central character in one of the core texts?” In Charles Dickens, Great Expectations, the young protagonist, Pip is decieved into believing in a far better life than the one he is living. On his way to this better life, Pip mistreats the people who should mean most to him and loses respect for his simple upbringing. Pips simple

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    Submitted: January 24, 2010 By: Stenly
  • “my Man Bovanne”... In an Over-Sized Nutshell

    “my Man Bovanne”... In an Over-Sized Nutshell

    “My Man Bovanne”… In An Over-Sized Nutshell The short story entitled “My Man Bovanne” was written by Toni Cade Bambara published in Gorilla, My Love (1972), a collection of Bambara’s short stories. The piece is not at all lengthy but the content hits you like a ton of bricks. The subtle hints of ageism and racism are scattered about all of her writing. This story tells a fictional tale of a woman named Hazel

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    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Mike
  • “northern Lights Deals with Large Themes; Love, Betrayal, Religion and Science” Discuss

    “northern Lights Deals with Large Themes; Love, Betrayal, Religion and Science” Discuss

    “Northern Lights deals with large themes; love, betrayal, religion and science” Discuss Northern Light deals with the forces of love, betrayal, religion and science; all of these themes spur from one source, power. Each character in the novel experiences these topics, because each character is powerful. Northern Lights shows us that all individuals must either choose to use or be overcome these forces. Ever since the dawn of time, love has been a fundamental part

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    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Mike
  • “pursuing the Dream” - Gatsbys Und Myrtles Streben Nach Der Erfüllung Ihres American Dreams

    Die Verfolgung des American Dreams ist zweifellos eines der markantesten Themen in The Great Gatsby und dementsprechend essentiell für den Handlungsablauf. Der Wertewandel, der sich zu dieser Zeit in der Gesellschaft vollzog, lässt sich zum Teil durch den plötzlichen Wohlstand und die wachsende Werbebranche erklären. Die Menschen wurden schlagartig mit neuen Vorstellungen des American Dreams konfrontiert, weswegen Glück von finanziellem Erfolg abhängig war. Batchelor gibt an, dass “[d]uring the 1920’s, many Americans began to equate

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    Submitted: October 17, 2016 By: Julia Lehner
  • “the Joys of Motherhood” Response

    “the Joys of Motherhood” Response

    “The Joys of Motherhood” Response “The Joys of Motherhood” by Buchi Emecheta provides the reader with a detailed insight into the life of an Ibo family in the mid 20th century through the story of the tormented character Nnu Ego. The clash between the traditional Ibo culture and that of the modernized culture in Lagos is the strongest theme throughout the novel and provides the backdrop for all of the action in the story. By

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Bred
  • “the Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” by Ambrose Bierce

    “the Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” by Ambrose Bierce

    “The Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge,” by Ambrose Bierce tells the story of a man being executed. As the man dies he imagines his escape. Facing death, the man wants nothing more ten to go home to his family. During his journey home, the man comes to appreciate life. Perhaps he sees how he should have lived, only as a dying man could. When faced with death he truly begins to realize what he

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    Submitted: March 25, 2010 By: Max
  • “to What Extent Is “of Mice and Men” More Effective Than Rainman in Giving Us Understandings of Loneliness and Friendship?”

    “to What Extent Is “of Mice and Men” More Effective Than Rainman in Giving Us Understandings of Loneliness and Friendship?”

    Steinbeck's novel "Of Mice and Men" cannot accurately be compared in effectiveness of its themes with the movie Rainman. The importance of each theme differs in both- in Steinbeck’s novel, loneliness is the most dominant theme, and in Rainman the major theme is friendship. Levinson and Steinbeck both do a brilliant job at showing the major themes in both materials to the greatest of their potential, and the minor themes are somewhat overpowered because of

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    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Wendy
  • “where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?”

    “where Are You Going? Where Have You Been?”

    Connie, the main character in Joyce Carol Oates’ “Where Are You Going? Where Have You Been” is a fifteen-year-old girl, just realizing her beauty. It is summer vacation, and she is spending her time either with boys or daydreaming about them. Connie is a typical teenage girl with a desperate need for independence. She does not get along with her mother, and her father is seldom around. He works a great deal of the

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    Submitted: January 4, 2010 By: Fonta
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