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  • Abortion Argumentative Essay

    Abortion Argumentative Essay

    ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY ‘ABORTION’ Our world today is full of unsolved, devisive and controversial issues. Most of them relate to our morals, ethics and religion, thus creating a very strong ‘yes’ and ‘no’, or ‘good’ and ‘bad’ side. Like the Chinese Yin and Yang sign, abortion has a very prominent ‘black’ and ‘white’ side but also contains traces of each in the alternating colour. This shows that if you were to come to any kind of

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    Essay Length: 1,001 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: July
  • Affirmative Action

    Affirmative Action

    The Battle of Race fought in the trenches of the Law "I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character." -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Few social policy issues have served as a better gauge of racial and ethnic divisions among the American people than Affirmative Action. Affirmative Action

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    Essay Length: 2,298 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Bred
  • Red Badge of Courage Book Report

    Red Badge of Courage Book Report

    Red Badge of Courage When I first started reading this book I thought why does every one rave about how well it is written so I totally dove into reading it and found many forms of symbolism. The Symbolism in a Soldier The story The Red Badge of Courage, by Stephen Crane, was written to reflect the harsh Civil War realities. Cranes style of writing to portray these realities included the technique of symbolism. In

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    Essay Length: 644 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Kevin
  • The Social and Political Attitudes of Brave New World

    The Social and Political Attitudes of Brave New World

    What if there was a place where you did not have to, or rather, you could not think for yourself? A place where one’s happiness was controlled and rationed? How would you adapt with no freedom of thought, speech, or happiness in general? In the novel Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, there are many different attitudes portrayed with the purpose to make the reader think of the possible changes in our society and

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    Essay Length: 700 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Janna
  • Economic Growth - What Is Meant by Economic Growth?

    Economic Growth - What Is Meant by Economic Growth?

    Economic Growth What is meant by economic growth? Economic growth is an increase of the in the real level of output. It refers to an increase in a countries annual output of goods and services. The most common measure of this is G.D.P. Economic growth figures must be corrected for inflation. Nominal G.D.P. is not adjusted for inflation whereas real G.D.P. is. Economic growth is also a long-term expansion of the productive potential of the

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    Essay Length: 864 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Jack
  • African American Struggle

    African American Struggle

    The story of African immigration is unique among immigrant groups, just as the African experience in America has been exclusively essential to the course of American life. Unlike other immigrants, most Africans came to North America against their will, caught up in a cruel system of human exploitation. The treatment we endured in the United States was of a harshness hardly ever surpassed in recent history, and their role in U.S. society was contested with

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    Essay Length: 459 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: July
  • Vietnamese Culture

    Vietnamese Culture

    My Bicultural Values After the fall of Saigon in 19, Vietnamese Americans became members of one of the United States’ largest refugee groups. The Vietnamese came to the United States from a culture vastly different from most American cultures. My two oldest brothers were among the hundreds of thousands who escaped communist Vietnam as “Boat People” in 1984. They fled with the clothes they were wearing and my parents’ wedding rings tucked inside. My family,

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    Essay Length: 933 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Supermarket Business Information

    Supermarket Business Information

    Introduction Our group project title is Movie Ticketing System. This system is created to allow computer users to register and become a member of the cinema. Our membership is open to everyone who is interested to join as member. All Internet users will know what movie and when the movie is showing for the day. User can check what movie is coming out soon and book an early ticket for the movie. With this movie

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    Essay Length: 1,646 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Washington Vs. Du Bois Dbq

    Washington Vs. Du Bois Dbq

    Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois, both early advocates of the civil rights movement, offered solutions to the discrimination experienced by black men and women in the nineteenth and twentieth century. Despite having that in common, the two men had polar approaches to that goal. Washington, a man condoning economic efficiency had a more gradual approach as opposed to Du Bois, whose course involved immediate and total equality both politically and economically. For the

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    Essay Length: 1,346 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Crab Nebula

    Crab Nebula

    Crab Nebula Looking up at the night sky you see stars lying on a never-ending dark blanket. It is within this “blanket”, called the interstellar medium, that new stars are formed. The interstellar medium consists of 99% gas and about 1% dust particles. Hydrogen is the predominant gas in both atomic and molecular forms. While being the place where stars are born, the interstellar medium also creates beautiful nebulae. A reflection nebula is created when

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    Essay Length: 1,179 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: July
  • Online Internet Searchings

    Online Internet Searchings

    As of today internet online searching has become every person’s habit and necessity of life. But we tend to forget that we left our tracks of identity over the internet. How safe would this be for every individual who use internet searches. Almost every person now uses online searching taking from daily grocery to buying a house or a car. Online searches bring them everything from around the globe to their doorstep. As the article

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    Essay Length: 669 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Paper #1

    Paper #1

    The chapters of Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5 are both similar and different in many ways. But the real question is: what makes these passages so significant among a book with so many writings? The Bible is the most significant, printed, and read, book in the history of our world. It is because of the writings in this book that so many people show their devotion and love of God by observing the Sabbath. Many

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    Essay Length: 309 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Jon
  • The World Is a Text

    The World Is a Text

    essay is a piece of writing, usually from an author's personal point of view. Essays are non-fiction but often subjective; while expository, they can also include narrative. Essays can be literary criticism, political manifestos, learned arguments, observations of daily life, recollections, and reflections of the author. The definition of an essay is vague, overlapping with those of an article and a short story. Almost all modern essays are written in prose, but works in verse

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    Essay Length: 673 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Max
  • Cultural Dimensions in People Management

    Cultural Dimensions in People Management

    April 30th, 2008 Yongbei Liu Jingbin Xu Jingling Zhang Xianjing Zhou EMLyon Cultural Dimensions in People Management For any international organization, it is of extremely significance to understand cultural differences and make good use of them in the global context. Through insight into a culture perspective, the article analyzes the role and impact of culture. It starts by introducing prerequisite concept of socialization and then deals with four cultural dimensions on the national level. Finally,

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    Essay Length: 1,850 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Yan
  • Deviant Is More Than a Label

    Deviant Is More Than a Label

    Whatever the term deviance creates , in general it is popularly assumed that 'deviants' are individuals who are somehow less capable, less socially responsible, less adjusted, and consequently less useful to society than their more fortunate, upright and 'normal' fellows ( Social Deviance in Australia, p 4). In the case of Aboriginal drinking, alcohol is the main source of criminalisation and incarceration. This public labelling gives the individual an entirely new status- one which tends

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    Essay Length: 5,018 Words / 21 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Yan
  • Idyllic Women in Novels

    Idyllic Women in Novels

    The character of Mrs. Ramsay from To The Lighthouse, and Harriet of The Fifth Child failed in their many attempts of achieving womanly perfection. Both women strived and struggled to achieve a similar, yet false ideal of feminine perfection. Let’s take a look at failures that exposed their unsuccessful attempts of perfection. Within To The Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Ramsay is the most ideal symbol of female perfection and excellence. Mrs. Ramsay’s composure and

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    Essay Length: 1,732 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Max
  • Squealer's Language Manipulation

    Squealer's Language Manipulation

    Ў§All animals are equalЎXbut some are more equal than othersЎЁ (114). This equivocal claim comes from Squealer, a fictional pig who plays the critical role of master manipulator in George OrwellЎ¦s Animal Farm. Squealer excels in language manipulation, confusing the public, and applying a variety of propaganda devices. His brilliant oration helps the pigs satisfy their desire for money, food, and authority, and suppress the potential protest of other animals. In Animal Farm, Squealer usually

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    Essay Length: 917 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Monika
  • Fried Green Tomatoes

    Fried Green Tomatoes

    There were many examples of how the characters in the movie “Fried Green Tomatoes” manifested power in and through their lives. One example of this is with the character Big George. He was a black man who lived in the town. He also did the barbeque at the Whistle Stop Cafe. A big example of how he manifested power was through his dealings with racism. This movie took place in the 1930’s, a time period

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    Essay Length: 875 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Fatih
  • The Bystander Effect

    The Bystander Effect

    There is one question that has undoubtedly crossed the minds of most Americans at one time in their life, and continues to plague the country. Should I help or should I just walk away? What I am referring to is something psychologists have named the Bystander Effect. According to the Penguin Dictionary of Psychology, the bystander effect is defined as such: the more people present when help is needed, the less likely any of them

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    Essay Length: 305 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Monika
  • Edvard Munch

    Edvard Munch

    The art world has a limitless array of mediums and different artistic periods, challenging the opinion of what should be accepted by the masses. “Expressionism is the art of the emotive, the art of tension provoked by consciousness of the forces which surround modern humankind.” Challenging the academic traditions of the previous centuries, Edvard Munch impacted the art world as an instrumental leader in the development of modern German expressionism. His painting The Scream has

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    Essay Length: 1,554 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Mike
  • Baby Boy

    Baby Boy

    In the movie "Baby Boy," the first scene deals with Jodi's (Tyrese Gibson) girlfriend having an abortion. When one first looks at this movie for the first time, one will not understand what is going on until they see Jodi's girlfriend coming out the clinic holding her stomach while she is in pain. During the movie, Jodi and his girlfriend gets into an argument about the pack of condoms she finds in her backseat. She

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    Essay Length: 1,442 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Affects of Prenatal Developement

    Affects of Prenatal Developement

    Affects of Prenatal Developement There are many causes of possible harm to a developing baby; including things like environmental concerns such as toxic chemicals, fumes and poisons, to drugs including smoking and alcohol. These things can hinder the fragile process of prenatal development or even terminate the pregnancy. As a pregnant mother, one would probably wonder how to prevent these things from happening. I believe that proper prenatal care will ensure a much greater

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    Essay Length: 468 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Jon
  • Madonna - the Feral Child

    Madonna - the Feral Child

    Madonna, The Feral Child I'm sure you may have heard of wild or wolf children, also known as feral children. These are human children that have been neglected and raised with little to no human contact. Some have been raised in the wild by animals, mostly by dogs, wolfs, or large cat breeds. Other feral children have been locked up or left alone since birth. These children mostly confined and denied all social interaction with

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    Essay Length: 1,372 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Max
  • Explore Through Comparison Plath's Presentation of Mental Instability in the Bell Jar and Ariel.

    Explore Through Comparison Plath's Presentation of Mental Instability in the Bell Jar and Ariel.

    Explore through comparison Plath’s presentation of mental instability in The Bell Jar and Ariel. The point of living has been a theme in literature that has been used on many occasions, Hamlet sums it up with the question “To be or not to be”. The myth of Sisyphus also investigates the real point in living. Plath’s work is an altogether more tortured catalogue of mental illness and summing up the answer to Camus’ question. [A]

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    Essay Length: 2,698 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Bred
  • Artist Journal

    Artist Journal

    Techno to me is fast paced. It is wild and new age. Which is in most cases the theme of this art show. I was impressed that so many different types of mediums could come together so well. The theme was very good for what was being shown. As for the sublime part. I felt a little un easy in the show. So much going on and in so many different ways was a little

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    Essay Length: 303 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Artur

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