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Changing definition of beauty versus being healthy

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Dove Case Study

The author of this report has been asked to assess and review the Harvard Business Review case study that pertains to the emergence of marketing and message therein that counteract the "beauty is everything" paradigm that pervades so much of the cosmetic, clothes and other industries that in any way center on the beauty and appearance of women. Indeed, women are in many ways pressured or even bullied to fit into a certain "box" when it comes to the appearance and the efforts they engage in relating to the same. The HBR review talks about the efforts of companies like Dove to beat back such shallow and incendiary rhetoric that is used as a vehicle to sell beauty products. While beauty is something that society currently fixates on to a great degree, Dove and other corporate entities are making an effort (and they should) to change the…… [Read More]

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Oedipus the King by Sophocles

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Both men suffer, and both men have to continue living with that suffering, while losing the people they care about the most. That tragedy is even more apparent in Dove's work, with the misunderstanding about Augustus and what he managed to do in the plantation house. His fate seems more tragic, somehow, because he is being commended for something that he did not do, and is being treated as a hero when in fact he is nothing of the sort. He will have to live up to that reputation in the slave community and it is clear that he will not be able to continue that pretense for very long.

In conclusion, both of these plays use the central theme of incest for different purposes. Dove uses it to illustrate the enduring images of slavery, relationships between blacks and whites and how they were skewed, and how slaves were abused…… [Read More]

References

Bloom, Harold, ed. Black American Women Poets and Dramatists. New York: Chelsea House, 1996.

Carlisle, Theodora. "Reading the Scars: Rita Dove's the Darker Face of the Earth." African-American Review 34.1 (2000): 135.

Dove, Rita. "The Darker Face of the Earth." American Theatre Nov. 1996: 33+.

The Darker Face of Earth. 2nd ed. Brownsville: Storyline P, 1996.
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Gender and Society Marketing and

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It is thought that the current culture takes power away from women by holding them hostage to an unachievable beauty epitome. The multi-billion dollar beauty business often relies on a strong importance on the worth of attractiveness and looks for women, because this supports a utilization centered culture in which the response for any trouble can be attained by buying goods for improving one's look (Spettigue and Henderson, 2004).

Recently that has been a movement to get away from this traditional line of thinking when it comes to beauty and ideal body image. Two examples of this can be seen in Special K. And Dove commercials. Special K. has in modern years directed at women with its Special K. Challenge. This campaign endorses substituting two daily meals with cereal and limiting snacking in order to shed up to six pounds in two weeks. The acceptance of the plan has led…… [Read More]

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"Dove ads with 'real' women get attention." 2005, viewed 21 December 2010,



Harrison, Gail, Juric, Biljana and Cornwell, T. Bettina. 2009. "The Relationship of Advertising

Model Attractiveness and Body Satisfaction to Intention to Purchase an Exercise
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Message of Empowerment in Dream Deferred Dreams

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Message of Empowerment in Dream Deferred, Dreams, and Daystar

Dream Deferred (Harlem) by Langston Hughes, Dreams by Nikki Giovanni, and Daystar by Rita Dove are most often categorized as poetry offering insight into the frustration of African-Americans because of societies continuous oppression of their hopes, desires, and dreams. This is correct, but upon further examination one finds there is a deeper, more universal message among the prose...personal empowerment.

A person's individual capability must be fully developed before embarking on a revolution. Langston Hughes in A Dream Deferred warns of the danger involved when potential is subjugated. "What happens to dreams deferred" (Line 1) he asks. "Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?" Or fester like a sore and run" (Lines 3-5) The imagery is vivid, bringing a tangibility to the emotional death caused by a crushed spirit. The inevitable result of burying potential is a powder keg…… [Read More]

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Oedipus the King and the

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In this sense, the time and setting of these two plays are less significant because each of the two addresses universal questions of fate, destiny, free will, and the meaning of life, which are as current today as they were over 2000 years ago, when Oedipus Rex was written, for instance.

The arker Face of the Earth reflects many of the themes and plot elements that also occur in the ancient Greek play by Sophocles entitled Oedipus Rex. In both cases, although the protagonists are faced with challenges by the powerful forces of destiny, their fate is direct consequence of their choice regarding the exercise of free will. Both Augustus and Oedipus are victims of their own bloody choices. Because their actions are no longer controlled by rational thought, they exercise their free will poorly hence they must accept the consequences of their actions and suffer the painful fate that…… [Read More]

Dove, Rita. The Darker Face of the Earth. Story Line Press, 1996

Sophocles. Oedipus the King. Pocket, 1994

Vellacott, P.H. "The Guilt of Oedipus." Greece & Rome 2nd Ser., Vol. 11, No. 2. (Oct., 1964): 137-148.
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History of Air Cargo IT's

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It's oeing. Starting from their first aircraft models oeing &W and Douglas DT/C-1 and up to the modern airfreight oeing 747-400, company oeing and oeing-related enterprises had been always on the frontier of air cargo industry, and nowadays oeing airfreights stand for 90% of commercial air cargo companies.

Everything started with mail delivery. Today lots of us associate aircrafts with people transportation, but primary oeing was responsible only for cargo.

The company was started in 1916, when ill oeing and his partner George Westervelt made a first model of future civil aviation's world leader- jet &W. &W had later become the first plane that was delivering cargo and mail to New Zealand. Three years later ill oeing and Eddie Hubbard delivered 60 letters from Vancouver, Canada to Seattle, which became the first event in the history of international air shipping.

Nearly at the same time, company Douglas Aircraft had signed…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Allaz, Camille The history of Air cargo and airmail Christopher Foyle Publishing, 2002

IATA International Traffic Statistics: December 2004 and Year-end 2004 available on web:  http://www.iata.org/pressroom/industry_stats/2005-01-31-01.htm 

Boeing History articles from www.boeing.com
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Daystar and Valediction Forbidding Mourning

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Marriage in "Daystar" and "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning"

The circle is the symbol of eternity, where there is no beginning and no end. As with life, love can also be considered an eternal journey, but viewed from different perspectives in the poems "Daystar" (795-796), by Rita Dove, and "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning" (51-52; "Valediction"), by John Donne. The unity of marriage in "Valediction" is prized, with symbolic images of metaphysical elements and circles used to depict the perfection of lovers and an undying love. "Daystar," however, describes the ritual of marriage and the timeless monotony of the burdens that marriage presents. Thus, marriage can be premised in perfection, as in "Valediction," but the cycle of the commitment between two lovers, like in "Daystar," can be stagnant during the journey.

Valediction" shows the parallel between the circle of life and death, and the relationship between lovers, whom must eventually leave each…… [Read More]

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Donne, John. "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning." Poems of John Donne, Vol. 1. Ed. E.K.

Chambers. London: Lawrence & Bullen, 1896. 51-52.

Dove, Rita. "DayStar." Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry and Drama, 3rd ed. Eds.

X.J. Kennedy & Dana Gioia. New York: Longman, 2003. 795-796.
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Feminism Matrilineal History or Girls'

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"Lady Gaga in part because she keeps us guessing about who she, as a woman, really is. She has been praised for using her music and videos to raise this question and to confound the usual exploitative answers provided by 'the media'… Gaga's gonzo wigs, her outrageous costumes, and her fondness for dousing herself in what looks like blood, are supposed to complicate what are otherwise conventionally sexualized performances" but this complication does not necessarily lead to a feminist liberation (Bauer 2010).

Still, Gaga has been embraced by a generation of women, some who shun and some who embrace the feminist label. "Lady Gaga idealizes this way of being in the world. But real young women, who, as has been well documented, are pressured to make themselves into boy toys at younger and younger ages, feel torn. They tell themselves a Gaga-esque story about what they're doing. hen they're on…… [Read More]

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Bauer, Joy. "Lady Power." The New York Times. June 20, 2010. June 21, 2010.

 http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/06/20/lady-power/ 

Love, Meredith A. & Brenda M. Helmbrecht. "Teaching the conflicts: (Re)engaging students with feminism in a postfeminist world." Feminist Teacher. 18(1).

Maloney, Malori. Lady Gaga: "I'm not a feminist. I hail men, I love men." Bitch.
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Race and Gender Representation in Advertisements

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The media greatly influences and shapes the society’s knowledge, attitudes, perceptions, and worldviews about diverse topics. Much of what different audiences within the society know and are concerned about is shaped by narratives, symbols, and images propagated by television, radio, and other forms media (Brooks & Hebert, 2006). These narratives and symbols play a crucial role in the construction of social identities – racial identity, gender identity, sexual identity, urban identity, and so on.

Advertisements are some of the media texts that shape social identities. Commercial organizations have time and again used ads not just to sell products and services, but to propagate certain narratives, especially with respect to race and gender. The propagation of those narratives has particularly gone a notch higher in the age of social media. This paper demonstrates and analyses the representation of race and gender in a selected advertisement. More specifically, the paper pays attention…… [Read More]

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Public and Privacy Issues State

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If Hiibel had been arrested for driving under the influence and striking a minor child, his identity would not matter. In some of the other instances cited by the majority, such as the case of a violation of a restraining order, requesting identification under the reasonable suspicion a crime was being committed might be defensible, but under the circumstances of the case, it would seem that the conviction should have stood, but not for the reasons alleged by any of the reasons cited by the majority. Furthermore, in apprehending criminals suspected of sex offenses, terrorism, and other unspeakable acts, the minority found, that these arrests should be based upon conduct, not upon a failure to provide identification.

Volunteering one's identity is a right one has, the minority stated: "purchasing an airline ticket is a business transaction, and the airlines may condition the sale on knowing who is the purchaser. In…… [Read More]

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Richey, Warren. (2004, June 22). Court: If police ask, you must give your name.

Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved April 19, 2009 at  http://www.csmonitor.com/2004/0622/p01s01-usju.html 

State Supreme Court of Nevada: Hiibel v. Dist. Ct. 118 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 88.

December 20, 2002. Retrieved April 19, 2009 at  http://caselaw.lp.findlaw.com/scripts/getcase.pl?court=nv&vol=118NevAdvOpNo88&invol=2
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Christianity and Its Place in the Greco Roman World

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Narrative of an Episode From My Travels With Paul

As a traveling companion of Paul, I have seen a number of marvels and the way in which the Christian faith of the Apostle challenges the boundaries between cultures and societies. For example, in Greece, I have seen Paul mix and mingle with Jews, with those baptized by John (and then baptized in the spirit of Christ by Paul),[footnoteRef:1] with Romans, and with every other possible number and variety of inhabitant in the islands. Paul could relate to many because his mission and view were such that he saw himself connected to everyone, even the living and the dead. I mention these latter because even a tombstone of a young girl, depicting her innocence as she holds a dove, could elicit from Paul such reverence and appreciation and praise that you would think he had personally known that girl.[footnoteRef:2] In such…… [Read More]

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The Bear Hunt. A Mosaic at Getty Villa.

"Marble Relief with a Young Girl Holding Doves." Getty. Web. 20 Apr 2016.

New Testament. BibleHub. Web. 20 Apr 2016.

Roman Mosaics Across the Empire. Getty. Web. 20 Apr 2016.
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Biblical Themed Short Stories

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prim geography teacher. She is a disciplinarian who adopts strict rules for her classroom. Her teaching style is a common-sense method with her former students and citizens of Liberty Hill regarding her as the embodiment of wisdom and gentility. Like Miss Dove, Leiningen believes in hard work, refusing to leave his estate despite a swarm of soldier ants nearing his property. Early in the story it is shown he is wise as well. "First he had vanquished primal forces by cunning and organization, then he had enlisted the resources of modern science to increase miraculously the yield of his plantation." However, there are some differences. For example, Miss Dove is strict, reprimanding David Burnham for swearing. "Nothing is achieved by swearing," Miss Dove's sentence read. "Twenty Times."

Leiningen is not like that with the people he works with on his estate. He encourages them to stay with him to fight…… [Read More]

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Beka, A. ABEKA World Literature Fourth Edition Grade 10. Edited by Jan Anderson, 2012.
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Various Short Story Assignments

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prim geography teacher. She is a disciplinarian who adopts strict rules for her classroom. Her teaching style is a common-sense method with her former students and citizens of Liberty Hill regarding her as the embodiment of wisdom and gentility. Like Miss Dove, Leiningen believes in hard work, refusing to leave his estate despite a swarm of soldier ants nearing his property. Early in the story it is shown he is wise as well. "First he had vanquished primal forces by cunning and organization, then he had enlisted the resources of modern science to increase miraculously the yield of his plantation." However, there are some differences. For example, Miss Dove is strict, reprimanding David Burnham for swearing. "Nothing is achieved by swearing," Miss Dove's sentence read. "Twenty Times."

Leiningen is not like that with the people he works with on his estate. He encourages them to stay with him to fight…… [Read More]

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Beka, A. ABEKA World Literature Fourth Edition Grade 10. Edited by Jan Anderson, 2012.
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Circle Around I Am Interested in Exploring

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circle around. I am interested in exploring the tensions between the stated goals and the process of achieving them. The readings in this course have demonstrated that there are many pitfalls within the community building community itself. Some of these are as black as white as: who is the most important factor in a mobilizing effort -- the individual or the group. Some of the tensions, like those about roles and the future, are more nuanced and are answered with a well it depends. At the heart of my response to this course is the recognition that there are and always will be competing objective in a world with limited resources. And that despite those limitations the objective is to find ways to adapt and evolve while retaining the human connections to one another that allow us to effectively problem solve so that we may all live well. To that…… [Read More]

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Cooper, P.J. "The Duty to Take Care:President Obama, Public Administration, and the Capacity to Govern." Public Administration Review 71.1 (2011): 7-18.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1540-6210.2010.02302.x 

Corbin, Julia. "Connect The Dots for Putnam and Denhardt Readings." Colleague Paper.

Pages 1-4. September, 26, 2011.

Denhardt, Robert B. (2008) Public Administration: An Action Orientation. Belmont, CA:
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Analyzing Arimount Marketing Plan

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Arimount Marketing Plan

Marketing Plan: Situation Analysis

Segmentation & Target Market Analysis

Segmentation of the market encompasses aligning the different consumers of the company into segments or groups that have common interests and needs and will have the same reactions to actions in the market. This includes segmenting the consumers demographically, geographically, psychographically and also behaviorally (Warner, 2010). The target market for this new product to be unveiled by Arimount encompasses male individuals between the age of 18 and 30 years old. These are individuals who function for most part of the day and therefore sweat. This particular segment of employees is selected for the reason that the deodorant will last for a longer period and therefore letting the consumers feel more fresh and smelling great for a longer period.

Competitive Analysis

The beauty and grooming industry is one that is immensely competitive. This is owing to the reason that…… [Read More]

References

Kotler, P., Keller, K. L., Brandy, M., Goodman, M. & Hansen, T. (2009). Marketing Management, 1st edition, New York: Pearson Education.

Lamb, C., Hair, J., McDaniel, C. (2012). Essentials of Marketing. Ohio: South Western Cengage Learning.

Warner, A. (2010). Strategic Analysis and choice: A structured approach. New York: Business Expert Press, LLC.
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Pessimism in Poetry Pessimism in

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" The point made by the poet is similar to the poem above. The reference to John,

The Father of our souls, shall be,

John tells us, doth not yet appear;

is a reference to the Book of Revelations, at the end of the Bible.

That despite the promises of an Eternal life for those who eschew sin, we are still frail and have the faults of people. We are still besought by sin and temptations and there's really no escape. People are people. No matter what we say or do, we find that life is not so simple. Consider this reference, which really refers to a person's frame of reference or "way of seeing."

Wise men are bad -- and good are fools,

This is a paradoxical statement: there is large gap between spirituality and reality. Those we consider wise or bad, might make decisions that are globally profound,…… [Read More]

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Procter and Gamble Is One

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The company is permanently spending considerable amounts on &D to innovate its products and on advertising to maintain the brands awareness high. Shareholders are more satisfied than ever after Procter's recovery in the late 1990s, early 2000. But they did not encourage much the recovery process because it took almost two years and they were expecting a fast recovery process.

Pantene

Currently there are over 100 Pantene products. Pantene shampoo has 25 products in the supermarket shelves to cover all types of customer needs. In terms of sales, the brand has had a "blockbuster" evolution. It was introduced in the market about 10 years ago and it has been reinvented since maintaining a top market share. Pantene, the shampoo is actually the leader in this market, followed by Elseve from L'oreal. Overall, Elseve product line is better positioned in the market, having a larger market share for all hair care…… [Read More]

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Colgate-Palmolive corporate website:

www.colgate.com

Mediapost (2007),  http://publications.mediapost.com 

Procter and Gamble corporate website:
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Decline of the American Diet

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The meat comes from a local independent packing company that doesn't buy beef that has been injected with growth hormones; the buns are from a bakery in Pueblo, Colorado; and two hundred pounds of potatoes are "peeled every morning in the kitchen and then sliced with an old crank-operated contraption." The cooks make $10 an hour, and all other employees earn $8.00 an hour. hen asked why the Conway family provides health insurance for all full time employees, Rich Conway said, "e want to have healthy employees."

The author also calls for changes in the way the U.S. Congress oversees advertising, asserting on page 262 that Congress "should immediately ban all advertisements aimed at children that promote foods high in fat and sugar." The justification for that ban would be that 30 years ago, congress banned cigarette ads from TV and radio, because of course cigarettes were seen as a…… [Read More]

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Robbins, John. (2001). The Food Revolution: How Your Diet Can Help Save Your Life and Our

World. Boston: Conari Press.

Schlosser, Eric. (2001). Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal. New York:

Houghton Mifflin Company.
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Tresemme SWOT Analysis Tresemme Has

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Tresemme Fresh Start is, however, the number one brand in dry shampoo (Communispace, 2013). There are roughly three types of competitors for Tresemme. Direct competitors are those in the dry shampoo space that has similar positioning or price points. Indirect competitors are dry shampoos with dissimilar position or price point, and close substitutes like conventional shampoo with similar positioning.

One way to determine who the most direct competitors are is to check the product page at Amazon. e have established criteria for what a competitor looks like -- similar pricing and positioning -- and if consumers who are looking at Tresemme are also viewing the pages for similar products, that similar product is a competitor we have to beat for that sale. Based on this, Batiste, Suave Keratin, Dove, and Got2b are all competitors. The Suave and Dove products are priced lower, as is Batiste. Got2b is priced higher, as…… [Read More]

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Amazon.com (2013). Tresemme Fresh Start Waterless Dry Shampoo. Amazon.com. Retrieved April 12, 2013 from  http://www.amazon.com/TRESemme-Fresh-Start-Shampoo-Dry/dp/B0037LKIAG 

Wong, E. (2010). Dry idea: Alberto Culver pitches waterless shampoo. AdWeek. Retrieved April 12, 2013 from  http://www.adweek.com/news/advertising-branding/dry-idea-alberto-culver-pitches-waterless-shampoo-107222 

Neff, J. (2010). Why tiny Tresemme is rising to top of hair care heap. Advertising Age. Retrieved April 12, 2013 from  http://adage.com/article/news/marketing-tiny-tresemme-rising-top-hair-care-heap/145573/
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Child Abuse The Issues of Child Abuse

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Child Abuse?

The issues of child abuse in the larger society are often unnoticed until it is too late. Unfortunately, public perceptions of the precursors to abuse are limited, and the unfortunate reality of 'out of sight, out of mind' is prevalent in a society which moves as quickly as ours, and in which individuals are completely engaged in their own lives, expressing little ability to watch out for, or concern for the well being of others. The following studies look into the well-being of children, the impact of foster care on the well being of children, and the community's overall involvement in the problem of child abuse.

In order to construct a viable policy regarding what to do about the problem of child abuse, researchers must first accurately perceive the problems which exist in the larger society, and make sure that they have accurately measured the important factors. Since…… [Read More]

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Calvert JF and Munsie-Benson M. Public opinion and knowledge about childhood sexual abuse in a rural community. Child Abuse Negl 1999; 23:671-682.

Clewell, B.C., Brooks-Gunn, J., & Benasich, A.A. (1989). Evaluating childrelated outcomes of teenage parenting programs. Family Relations, 38, 201-209.

Cooper, R, and Sutton, K. (1999)

The Effects of Child Abuse on Preschool Children's Play Australian Journal of Early Childhood, Vol. 24.
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Katherine Porter's The Grave Many

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In a sense, Paul buried it when he buried the rabbit. She will look back at that place and see it as a time when things shifted in her world. Miranda lost the tomboy little girl and exchanged her for a girl facing all the pains and pitfalls of adulthood. Again, it is impossible to find blame in this tale. Miranda wanted to see the bunnies as much as Paul wanted to kill the rabbit. Perhaps Porter dismissed the memory because in real life, her bother was punished. In reality, he could not have stopped her from looking. The bright light shining behind his 12-year-old face is a symbol of redemption. As an adult, Porter can see why she told on her brother and she can also see how the event could not have played out any other way. The symbols in this story help us see these truths.

"The…… [Read More]

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By Robert H. Brinkmeyer Jr. "On the Conclusion of the Story." Ebsco Resource Database.Web.

5 Apr. 2010.

DeMouy, Jane Krause. "Male and Female He Created Them." Katherine Anne Porter's Women:

The Eye of Her Fiction. University of Texas Press, 1983. Gale Group, 2001. Literature
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Theory a Critical Discussion of

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English for academic purposes approach focuses on the reader, too, not as a specific individual but as the representative of a discourse community, for example, a specific discipline or academia in general. The reader is an initiated expert who represents a faculty audience. This reader, particularly omniscient and all-powerful, is likely to be an abstract representation, a generalized construct, one reified from an examination of academic assignments and texts (aimes, 1991).

Partnership Teaching is not just an extension of co-operative teaching. Co-operative teaching consists of a language support teacher and class teacher jointly planning a curriculum and teaching strategies which will take into account the learning needs of all pupils. The point is to adjust the learning situation in order to fit the pupils. Partnership Teaching is more than that. It builds on the notion of co-operative teaching by linking the work of two teachers with plans for curriculum improvement…… [Read More]

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Davison, Chris. (2006). Collaboration Between ESL and Content Teachers: How Do We Know

When We Are Doing It Right? International Journal of Bilingual Education & Bilingualism, 9(4), 454-475.

Grover, Sam. (2009). Methods for Teaching TESOL. Retrieved August 31, 2010, from e-How

Web site: http://www.ehow.com/way_5403572_methods-teaching-tesol.html
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Progression of Women Throughout Time

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It was followed by more record-breaking flights. Her story, on the other hand, was cut short with her 1937 flight which ended in her mysterious disappearance (Amelia Earhart Website n.d.).

Earhart's story indeed reflects that a lot of women during this period of American history were engaged in activities that were first labeled as masculine in nature. Earhart's achievement reflected the sense of equality between men and women that have long been fought for by women of the earlier period of history.

Towards more active political participation

We have seen how particular socio-historical features of the 19th century -- these being the strengthening of women's educational facilities as well as the job opportunities that went with the industrial changes of this period, gave way to women's demand for equal participation in the political sphere.

During the early 20th century, women were influential in welfare advocacy, particularly in the formulation and…… [Read More]

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Academy of Achievement. 10 March 2009. 6 April 2009.

<  http://www.achievement.org/autodoc/page/win0bio-1 >.

Amelia Earhart Website. n.d. 6 April 2009. .

America.Gov. Betka, Mark. 8 March 2006. 6 April 2009.
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Mounument to Ingenuity the Decameron

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Per cio che, secondo che egli le mostrava, niun d' era che non-solamente una festa ma molte non-ne fossero, a reverenza delle quali per diverse cagioni mostrava l'uomo e la donna doversi abstenere da cos' fatti congiugnimenti, sopra questi aggiugnendo digiuni e quattro tempora e vigilie d'apostoli e di mille altri santi e venerd' e sabati e la domenica del Signore e la quaresima tutta, e certi punti della luna e altre eccezion molte, avvisandosi forse che cos' feria far si convenisse con le donne nel letto, come egli faceva talvolta piatendo alle civili."

The wife however is not duped by this and soon goes away with another man. The husband eventually dies, and the young widow remains with her lover. The pattern of the tricks in this story repeats itself many times throughout the Decameron: a character who tries to deceive another is eventually deceived in his turn. There…… [Read More]

Bibliography

Auerbach, Erich. "Frate Alberto." In Critical Perspectives on the "Decameron," pp. 69-81. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1976.

Boccaccio, Giovanni. Il Decamerone.  http://www.stg.brown.edu/projects/decameron/itDecShowText.php?myID=nov0303&expand=day03 

De Sanctis, Francesco. "Boccaccio's Human Comedy." In Critical Perspectives on the "Decameron," pp. 26-37. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1976.

Moravia, Alberto. "Boccaccio." In Man as an End: A Defense of Humanism: Literary, Social, and Political Essays, translated by Bernard Wall, pp. 143-55. New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1965.
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Anecdote of the Jar by

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In it, Stevens demonstrates how social progress was preceded and by rustic and natural living, which the jar exemplifies. The jar as a symbol carries with it significant meanings for the poem: as one of the earlier works of ancient human culture, the jar became the tool through which humans lived (as a tool for gathering food) and died (serving as an urn for the remains of the dead). Apart from symbolism, Stevens also used colorful imagery to demonstrate the progress of human society from being nomadic to being sedentary and progressive. The use of the words "roundness," "wilderness," "gray," and "bare" are effective words through which ancient human life is illustrated. Similarly, the progress of human civilization through time is depicted in the phrases, "wilderness rose up," "no longer wild," "tall and of a port in air," and "took dominion everywhere."

In "Daystar," paradox is utilized to generate an…… [Read More]

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Vision -- if You Build

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creative) proved initially quite difficult. However, with vision and perspicuity in an extreme situation of her own, this chief executive was able to turn the fortunes of the firm around. Ogilvy's success today shows that the embracing of change, the only expected constant in business, is key to a successful visionary strategy. In one 2001 interview Beers said, on the subject of advertising, "The whole idea of building a brand is to create a relationship between the product and its user," that is unique. She was able to reconstruct just such a relationship between an advertising agency's own clientele and its particular, own new brand as an agency and the Ogilvy creative ethos. Just like the Dove women at the helm of the newly designed campaign, the restructured Ogilvy firm is striking, realistic, yet has a clear message and creative vision. (Starr, 2001)

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Bennis, arren. (1994) On Becoming…… [Read More]

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Bennis, Warren. (1994) On Becoming a Leader. New York: Perseus Books Group.

Ibarra, Herminia & Nicole Sackley (1995) Charlotte Beers at Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Morrell, Margot & Stephanie Capparell, Alexandra Shackleton. (2002) Shackleton's Way. New York: Penguin.

Ogilvy. (2005) Official Website. Retrieved 27 Oct 2005.  http://www.ogilvy.com/
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Classical Myths in Children's Writing's

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He stated that, "I mean printed works produced ostensibly to give children spontaneous pleasure and not primarily to teach them, nor solely to make them good, nor to keep them profitably quiet." (Darton 1932/1982:1) So here the quest is for the capture and promotion of children's imagination through stories and fables that please as well as enlighten. There is always the fallout that once a child learns to love to read he or she will read many more things with greater enthusiasm than before.

The children's literature genres developed in Mesopotamia and in Egypt over a roughly 1,500-year period - proverbs, fables, animal stories, debates, myths, instructions (wisdom literature), adventure and magic tales, school stories, hymns and poems - pass down to the Hebrews and the Greeks. The Old Testament owes much to both Mesopotamian and Egyptian literature (Adams 2004:230)

One can see that, as stated previously, children's literature is…… [Read More]

References

Adams, Gillian. 2004. "16 Ancient and Medieval Children's Texts." pp. 225-238 in International Companion Encyclopedia of Children's Literature, vol. 1, edited by Hunt, Peter. London: Routledge.

Ancient Babylonia - Gilgamesh Tablet. 2009. Bible History. Retrieved 2 August 2010 ( http://www.bible-history.com/babylonia/BabyloniaGilgamesh_Tablet.htm .).

Bell, Robert H. 2005. "Inside the Wardrobe: Is 'Narnia' a Christian Allegory?." Commonweal, December 16, pp. 12-15

Bible Maps. 2009. Genisis Files. Retrieved on 6 August 2010 ( http://www.genesisfiles.com/Mtararat.htm )
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Nuanced Face of Zionism it

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Rather, it was more a question of magical thinking: Ben-Gurion wanted a place for ews and his desire was sufficiently strong that it blinded him to the nature of Palestinian self-definition and identity.

Another point that I will examine in greater detail later that would change Ben-Gurion's views towards Arab nationalism was that he could not, in the 1930s predict the extent of the Holocaust. The death of so many ews so quickly would rewrite the equation -- for Ben-Gurion as well as others -- of the relationship between ews and Arabs.

At the same time that Ben-Gurion was pushing to create an increasingly powerful economic base of ewish workers and employers, Lockman writes, he was at the same time denying the legitimacy of Palestinians claims to Arab nationalistic authority and strongly arguing that ews had a far stronger claim to the land. This is perhaps the best-known understanding of…… [Read More]

Judea Pearl. "Early Zionists and Arabs," in Middle East Quarterly, Fall 2008, p. 75.

Martin Gilbert. Israel: A History. London: Black Swan, 1998, p. 16.

Colin Shindler. A History of Modern Israel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008, p. 12.
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Change the Writings of Dr

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If this is to be achieved, man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. The tortuous road which has led from Montgomery, Alabama to Oslo bears witness to this truth. This is a road over which millions of Negroes are traveling to find a new sense of dignity… [so] I accept this aware today with an abiding faith in America and an audacious faith in the future of mankind. I refuse to accept despair as the final response to the ambiguities of history…I refuse to accept the cynical notion that nation after nation must spiral down a militaristic stairway into the hell of thermonuclear destruction" (King, 1964).

On the subject of war, King received quite a bit of criticism when he came out against the war in Vietnam. On April 4, 1967, exactly one year…… [Read More]

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King, Martin Luther, Jr. "Acceptance Speech / Nobel Peace Prize 1964." Retrieved Dec. 6,

2009, from  http://nobelprize.org .

King, Martin Luther, Jr. "Letter from a Birmingham Jail [King, Jr.]." African Studies Center

University of Pennsylvania. Retrieved Dec. 6, 2009, from http://www.africa.upenn.edu/articles_gen/letter_birmingham.html.
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WWII History Making Decades WWII-Present

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Diversity -- with the exception of homophobia -- was beginning to be commonly accepted and praised. Technology -- such as the use of DNA in criminology and the introduction of the PC -- was becoming more prominent in the lives of everyday Americans. In the Cold War, President Gorbachev asked for openness and economic freedom, while President eagan asked him to tear down the Berlin Wall, which he did. However, the discovery of AIDS had a far more profound impact on the American people than any of these events. In 1981, the first case of AIDS was reported in the United Kingdom, and this eventually caused quite a crisis in the U.S., as it was first noticed among gay men, and then in women and children as well. People became scared because they were not sure what was causing the disease. esearch continued throughout the 1980s, but the fear caused…… [Read More]

References

Dove, R. (1999). Heroes & Icons: Rosa Parks. Retrieved August 12, 2009, from Time:

 http://www.time.com/time/time100/heroes/profile/parks01.html 

"Fascinating facts about the invention of the Internet by Vinton Cerf in 1973." (2007,

May 30). Retrieved August 12, 2009, from the Great Idea Finder: http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/internet.htm
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Flood Narrative When God Flooded

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The real question is not which party is right or wrong, but rather, what lessons can be learned and applied to modern man.

The Warnings in Genesis 7: 21-24

In these verses, we learn that God tried to warn his children, but on the day of the flood, they were still eating and drinking without abandon. They did not heed the final warning. This demonstrates that God was not set on his resolve to destroy humankind. He was acting the part of the father, giving his children one last time to change their ways. God gives his children many chances to repent. It is clear that he wishes them to repent, rather than to destroy them. First, he gives them 120 years, then a final week, and then on the day set for the flood to occur, he gives them one final chance. They can save themselves at any point…… [Read More]

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Constable, Thomas. Notes on Genesis. 2005 Edition. [online] 2005. Available at  http://soniclight.com/constable/notes/pdf/genesis.pdf .Internet.

Hardy, Randy. What Does Genesis Say About the Genesis Flood? 1999. Available at  http://www.amen.org.uk/cl-north/narrativ.htm . Internet.

Hayut-Man, Yitzhak. The Book of Genesis as a Redemptive Scenario and Guide for Re- Biography. The Academy of Jerusalem - New Genesis Exegesis. The HOPE Cyber Library. [online] 1997. Available at  http://thehope.tripod.com/TORENOW0.htm . Internet.

Henry, Matthew. Matthew Henry's Concise Commentary. [online] (1706, 2008). Available at  http://www.christnotes.org/commentary.php?com=mhc&b=1&c=6 ,Internet" target="_blank" REL="NOFOLLOW">
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Toilet of Venus Francois Boucher's

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Though this effect is illusive as there is no parallelism in the curtains or the rest of the painting, and therefore no real vanishing point, it is perhaps enough reminiscent of one to suggest to the eye and brain of the viewer that such a point does exist, and that this painting has a very definite and defined space from which the scene is being viewed. Various shadows and other elements of scale are used to suggest distance, as well, but main perspective is a linear one.

Perhaps the most prominent singles aspect of the Toilet of Venus painting is Boucher's use of color. There is nothing truly vibrant in the painting, and yet there is nothing dull, either. Even the greys used for the stone underneath the bed and the pillar visible between the curtains has a richness and texture to it. Even more textured are the blue curtains…… [Read More]

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Illustrators Today With the High-Tech

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H.P. Lovecraft wrote him fan letters and composed a poem about his art. The fine hatching and pebble board were all used to give his images a texture and depth beyond anything seen in the field. Finlay and another illustrator at this time named Lee F. Conrey (see above) both provided lots of imaginative drawings for both magazines and books (BPIB).

Comics were another genre that started hiring illustrators. Born in Humbolt, Minnesota, Austin Briggs studied at the Wicker Art School in Detroit, and then attended the Art Students League in New York City. He settled there and worked for an advertising agency and freelanced for various magazines, like the Dearborn Independent, Collier's, McClures and Pictorial eview. He started his comic strip career as an assistant on Flash Gordon, then took over the Secret Agent X-9 strip, and began anonymously illustrating the Flash Gordon daily in the 1940s and early…… [Read More]

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American Art Archives. 16, November 2007.  http://www.americanartarchives.com/ 

Ask Art Blue Book. Oscar Edward Cesare, Artist. 16, November 2007.  http://www.askart.com/askart/c/oscar_edward_cesare/oscar_edward_cesare.aspx 

BPIP. Jessie Wilcox Smith Biography. 16, November 2007.  http://www.bpib.com/illustrat/jwsmith.htm 

Comic Art Fans. 16, November 2007.  http://www.comicartfans.com/forums/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1127
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Goblin Market - Christina Georgina

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40"Lie close," Laura said, 41 Pricking up her golden head:

42"We must not look at goblin men, 43We must not buy their fruits:

Who knows upon what soil they fed

Their hungry thirsty roots?"

46"Come buy," call the goblins

Hobbling down the glen.

48"Oh," cried Lizzie, "Laura, Laura, 49 You should not peep at goblin men."

Lizzie cover'd up her eyes, 51 Cover'd close lest they should look;

Laura rear'd her glossy head, 53 and whisper'd like the restless brook:

54"Look, Lizzie, look, Lizzie, 55 Down the glen tramp little men.

One hauls a basket, 57 One bears a plate, 58 One lugs a golden dish

Of many pounds weight.

How fair the vine must grow

Whose grapes are so luscious;

How warm the wind must blow

Through those fruit bushes."

64"No," said Lizzie, "No, no, no;

Their offers should not charm us, 66 Their evil gifts would harm us."…… [Read More]

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Goblin Market" Christina Georgina Rossetti. 2005. Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto. 28 May, 2007.  http://rpo.library.utoronto.ca/poem/1753.html 

Victorian Web. Christina Rossetti. 27 May 2007.  http://www.victorianweb.org/authors/crossetti/rossettibio.html 

Morning and evening

Maids heard the goblins cry:
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Walt Friedman and Nayan Stephen

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Friedman also added that most of the countries which are least globalized don't trade in goods and services, pluralism or tolerance and ideas with other countries since they have no chance to interact freely or move freely without restrictions nor move their goods and services freely without being charged.

Friedman also argues that globalization has its advantages and disadvantages but for a country to succeed, it should approach it with the right institutions and governance so that it can get the best out of it .He also adds that those countries which have succeeded have globalized sensibly but steadily and they have ended up to open politically .

Friedman also added that in those countries that have globalized, some people prefer to go faster while some prefer to phase out currency controls and subsidize gradually leaving behind the west countries where some college students and academicians are still debating whether…… [Read More]

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Thomas .L. Friedman, (2002). Globalization, Alive and Well. Retrieved November 8, 2011 from  http://www.nytimes.com/2002/09/22/opinion/globalization-alive-and-well.html .

Jayan Nayar, (2007). People's Law: Decolonizing Legal Imagination. Retrieved November 8,

2011 from  http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/elj/lgd/2007_1/nayar/ 

Stephen M. Walt (2010). Hawks, Doves and Realists. Retrieved November 8, 2011 from  http://walt.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2010/07/28/hawks_doves_and_realists
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Bob Dylan The Poet and

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" (Bobdylan.com).

Blowin' in the ind"

Blowin' in the ind" also uses imagery to convey a message during times of trouble. Dylan uses naturalistic elements to elicit an emotional response from the audience. Using the earth element of "wind" brings a movement and dynamics to the song. Still it is the use of questions that make the verses so strong. Dylan does not mean for the result to be answers but to get people thinking. The use of overblown imagery Riley writes, "is necessary balance -- the first verse alone pits a dove against flying cannonballs" (56). Through this word usage, Dylan creates a good vs. evil theme. The dove represents an innocence that could be destroyed by acts of violence. Still such description creates a contradiction of terms and creates contempt for inhumanity. It is only his voice "seems to be harbouring secret messages" (Riley, 54).

Highway 61 Revisited"…… [Read More]

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Bob Dylan. 10 Dec. 2004  http://www.bobdylan.com/index.html ..

Riley, Tim. Hard Rain: A Dylan Commentary. New York: Alfred. a. Knopf, 1992.

Williams, Paul. Performing Artist: The Music of Bob Dylan Volume One, 1960-1973. Novato: Underwood-Miller, 1990.
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Theme in by Night in Chile

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Robert Bolano is the writer of the novel "By Night in Chile" published in 2000. Urrutia is the narrator of the novel and entire novel is narrated in the first person. Starting lines of the novel are "I am dying now, but I still have many things to say," and from this point the novel starts describing how Urrutia was able to enter the Chilean literary world.

The narrator of the novel, Urrutia Lacroix used the image of "the wizened youth," for himself which showed how much he struggled with his conscience, during the time when he was trapped in Opus Dei. The narrator has described his life as distorted because of the struggle he made throughout his life.

Narrator has used different styles to engage the readers. At time it was simple, lofty, intense, and believable however on occasion the narrator used harsh and imposing style to describe the…… [Read More]

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Legal History

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impeachment of Samuel Chase. The writer provides an overview of what an impeachment is and how it is implemented. The writer takes the reader on an exploratory journey through the life of Samuel Chase and discusses the impeachment proceedings that he was subjected to. The writer ends the paper with the conclusion of the impeachment attempt. There were seven sources used to complete this paper.

Mention the name Monica Lewinski and it brings immediate recognition. It is the name of the intern whom then President William Jefferson Clinton had an affair with. That affair and the disclosure of the affair led to a snowball of disaster for the president that ended in an impeachment. Mention the name ichard Nixon and it brings an immediate recognition of another former president who violated public trust. He was about to face impeachment proceedings when he resigned from the presidency. These are very famous…… [Read More]

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Non-Profit Management

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Non Profit Management

The primary objective of forming a nonprofit organization is to provide services to the community. The term "nonprofit" is used for those types of business, which are formed on the principle that profits will not be distributed to the owners. Majority of the non-profit organizations are organized under the cover of corporations, which are formed under the corporation law of the state in which they are operating. States have their own legislations for the formation of non-profit corporations and some of them allow the formation of other forms of organizations such as a trust or an unincorporated association. The Internal evenue Service (IS) has exempted those organizations from taxes, which are serving any kind of charitable, religious, scientific or educational purposes.

The typical structure of a non-profit organization includes three major areas. These are control, programs and central administration. The control or governance function of a non-profit…… [Read More]

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Kent E. Dove: Conducting a Successful Capital Campaign: The New, Revised and Expanded Edition of the Leading Guide to Planning and Implementing a Capital Campaign: Jossey-Bass: 2nd edition: October 1999

Stanley Weinstein & Robert F. Hartsook: The Complete Guide to Fund-Raising Management: John Wiley & Sons: 2nd edition: February 2002

Michael Allison & Jude Kaye: Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations: A Practical Guide and Workbook: John Wiley & Sons: July 1997

Non-profit Management
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Life of John the Baptist

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Life of John the Baptist

John the Baptist was the son of a Jewish couple by the names of Elizabeth and Zachariah; they were both associate of the Jewish priesthood division. Both where well on in years and they still had no children because Elizabeth was barren. All of his life, Zachariah had prayed to the Lord God to give him a son. Then, one day, an angel of the Lord appeared to him and told him not to be afraid of him, he told him that his prayers had been listen to and they were about to be answered.

Zachariah was then told that his wife Elizabeth, despite of her age, would bear him a son and that they would name him John. The angel also told Zachariah that his son John would be filled with the power of the Holy Spirit from the very first day of his…… [Read More]

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Peak, Roger W. 1992. St. John the Baptist. Retrieved on 10-10-2002 http://www.bessel.org/images/ads2-13.pdf.

Rogers, Cleon L. 1992. The Topical Josephus; Historical Accounts That Shed Light on the Bible. Zondervan Publishing Company
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Dorothy Wordsworth -- We Journeyed Side by Side

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Dorothy ordsworth --"we journeyed side by side."

illiam ordsworth was the famous Romantic poet. His sister Dorothy was his quiet strength, support and inspiration. Dorothy ordsworth (1771-1855) devoted her life to her brother (1770-1850).

Intimate friends and close confidants, they shared an immense mutual dependence and were of extreme significance and value to each other. As illiam put it in his poem, "The Recluse," as quoted in the title above, brother and sister journeyed not only to Grasmere, but through all of life, "side by side," blown by the winds of life, "like two birds, companions in mid-air,/Parted and reunited by the blast (Clark 28).

Dorothy and illiam's mother died in 1778. Dorothy, age six, was separated from all her brothers, including illiam, age eight, and raised by various relatives, while he lived at school. As young children illiam and Dorothy were very close, and it was perhaps this separation…… [Read More]

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Alexander, Caroline. "The Other Wordsworth, In England's Lake District." New York Times 28 February 1999, sec. 6, p. 15, col 1.

Alexander, Meena. "Dorothy Wordsworth: the Grounds of Writing." Women's Studies. 1988 Vol. 14:195-210.

Clark, Colette. Introduction. Home At Grasmere. By Dorothy Wordsworth. New York: Penguin Books, 1978.

Mallaby, George. "Dorothy Wordsworth: The Perfect Sister." The Atlantic Monthly. 1950 December.  http://www.theatlantic.com/issues/50dec/mallaby.htm .(accessed 11-26-2002),
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1 A Comparison Between the Flood Myths

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A OMPARISON BETWEEN
THE FLOOD MYTHS IN THE EPI OF GILGAMESH
AND THE BOOK OF GENESIS

The Biblical story of the Flood as found in the Book of Genesis contains many similarities to the Mesopotamian myth known as the Epic of Gilgamesh; in fact, it appears that the Biblical account as related by Noah, ca. 1400-1200 B..E., may have been entirely derived from the Epic of Gilgamesh, written some six hundred years earlier in 2000 B..E. when the so-called Flood Myths had their origins.
Among these similarities between the two ancient accounts is that the Gods were very displeased with how their creation, being Man, was behaving on Earth which served as the main impetus for destroying every living thing that breathed, swam or walked. In Genesis, chapter 6, verses 5-7, we find "And God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every…… [Read More]

Clough, Brenda W. A Short Discussion on the Influence of the Gilgamesh Epic on the Bible. Internet. July 3, 1999. Accessed March 5, 2003.
Kovacs, Maureen G. The Epic of Gilgamesh. Connecticut: Stanford University Press, 1989.
Magill, Frank N., Ed. Masterplots. Vol. 4. New York: Salem Press, 1964.
Mendelsohn, Isaac. Religions of the Ancient Near East. New York: Library of Religion, 1955: 100-06.
The Holy Bible. Authorized King James Version. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1960.
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Willa Cather My Mortal Enemy

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Mortal Enemy, by Willa Cather [...] how Cather uses symbolism in the novel. Imagery forms the backbone of this story, and opens up the characters to the reader.

MY MORTAL ENEMY

Cather uses imagery throughout this novel to indicate and realize the characters, as well as their reactions to each other. Early in the novel, we learn quite a bit about Myra and her personality from this compelling small piece of imagery: "Her sarcasm was so quick, so fine at the point -- it was like being touched by a metal so cold that one doesn't know whether one is burned or chilled" (Cather 14). The imagery conveys Myra's sarcasm perfectly, making it real and tangible to the reader who immediately pictures a cold and sharp piece of metal. It also clearly indicates how young Nellie felt at experiencing her sarcasm, she did not know whether she was burned or…… [Read More]

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Bennett, Mildred R. The World of Willa Cather. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1961.

Cather, Willa. Willa Cather in Person: Interviews, Speeches, and Letters. Ed. Bohlke, L. Brent. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1986.

-- . My Mortal Enemy. London: W. Heinemann, 1928.

Giannone, Richard. Music in Willa Cather's Fiction. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1968.
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Love and Mythology

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Mythology

Tales of love begin with the creation of humans, and continue to the graphic media driven "reality TV" shows that televise the private lives of the bachelor and bachelorette and all the people competing for their love. Love is a feeling everyone can relate to, but it is unlikely most people would claim to understand love. ithin almost every literary genre there are myths about love that fuel ideals that are rarely if ever realized. There is no place where this is truer than in the stories of mythology.

The perpetual love myths that exist in classical mythology demonstrate ideals that are confronted even today by individuals searching for love today. The ideals of love that will be explored in this work are: love at first sight, the myth of one true love and the human phenomenon of over idealizing unobtainable love. The stories of classical mythology charter the…… [Read More]

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Understanding Unilever's Success in the International Market

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Innovative International Business Study

Global Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) atmosphere is fast modifying. Especially, the ever-improving reputation of line extensions appear to rely on benefits natural in brand leveraging. FMCG producers emphasize on &D in order to produce items that best fulfills clients because clients have become more focused on linking themselves to a specific brand. They will also like to buy less expensive item due to current economic trend. Afuah (2009) argues that Unilever is one of the greatest FMCG companies on the globe. Unilever was established in 1930 by merging by the Lever Brother of Britain and Margarine Unie from Dutch. Today, Unilever PLC has two headquarters in London and Netherlands. Unilever's product portfolio contains some of the widely known and most preferred brands.

Figure 1: Sample items offered by Unilever

Corporate strategy

Unilever's corporate technique aims to produce high-quality products and achieve profitability and economic growth.…… [Read More]

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Afuah, A. (2009). Strategic innovation: New game strategies for competitive advantage. New York: Routledge.

Cooper, R.G., & Edgett, S.J. (2009). Product innovation and technology strategy. Ancaster, Ontario: Product Development Institute.

Doole, I., & Lowe, R. (2008). International marketing strategy: Analysis, development and implementation. London: Cengage Learning.

Gelder, S.V. (2005). Global brand strategy: Unlocking brand potential across countries, cultures & markets. London [u.a.]: Kogan Page.
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Stop All the Clocks Poem by Auden

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Stop All the Clocks

This poem takes grief to another level. The poet uses rhyming couplets to take personal grief into the public realm. The poet uses metaphor, allusion, fictions and makes very good use of them. The poem is riddled with connotations, expecting the reader to understand the hyperbole because perhaps every reader has suffered through the gloom and depression of the death of a loved one, or in this case, the loss of love which seems very much like dying.

The poem projects ahead to a phantom funeral and wake, the whole world has been turned around. It is pretty clear that the whole poem is a metaphor for grief. The poet has lost a love, not a life, but when it comes to losing a loved-one, especially a romantic partner, it is very similar to death itself. The person who bemoans the loss of a romantic love…… [Read More]

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Auden, W.H. "Stop All The Clocks" English Department / Western Michigan University.

Retrieved May 8, 2015, from  http://homepages.wmich.edu .
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Hero Myth Creative Writing Exercise

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Hero

Every year, right before the beginning of the rainy season, right when the air is at its thickest, hottest, and most utterly unbearable, everybody rushes around, trying to get everything done. For when the rains come, you want to be ready. You never want to get caught out. Because once they start, they do not stop for months. the world is transformed entirely, the fields become lakes, the stilted houses on which we live become islands, and life becomes attuned to the migration of the padang fish. They come so thick through the muddy waters that once held our crops, that one cast of the net will feed each family for a week. I remember the idyll, those carefree days after the lakes have formed, where there is nothing to do but lie in my hammock listening to the rain patter on our shack's tin roof.

But the rainy…… [Read More]

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Explicit and Implicit Bias

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humans unique is the combination of attitudes and opinions that make up perspective. Development of perspective determines how an individual lives, learns, and what decisions the individual makes. The attitude of a person has behavioral, affective, and cognitive components. Furthermore, it can exist in two different ways. The first is explicit attitudes. These attitudes manifest at a conscious level. They are intentionally formed and easy to identify (Wittenbrink & Schwarz, 2007). Implicit attitudes occur in an unconscious level, are not easy to identify, and are involuntarily formed. A brief example of this is a person meeting someone new.

The new person is wearing the shirt of the other person's favorite team. His name is Stu. Stu already likes the new person because he likes that team and they have something big, in common. Stu goes out a second night and has a bad interaction with a stranger. He doesn't know…… [Read More]

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Rehavi, M. & Starr, S. (2012). Racial Disparity in Federal Criminal Charging and Its Sentencing Consequences. SSRN Electronic Journal.  http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1985377 

Ross, D. & Dove, T. (2014). Bias in the Box: For capital juries across America, race still plays a role in who gets to serve. Virginia Quarterly Review, 90(4), 178-201.

Wittenbrink, B. & Schwarz, N. (2007). Implicit measures of attitudes. New York: Guilford Press.
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Visual Analysis

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Visual Analysis

In the text, Blair asserts that rhetoric and argument have been conventionally linked to the verbal. In turn, he purposes to consider whether visuals can be arguments. An argument in this context encompasses the reasons for accepting a particular point of view. He elucidates the erudition that indicates that arguments are not just verbal in the same ways to the arguments made by Birdsell and Groarke. Despite this, Blair goes on to proclaim that even though there can be purely visual arguments, a great deal of communications that contend to be visual arguments are amalgamations of the visual and the verbal. Owing to this, Blair goes on to examine verbal and visual arguments. He labels the grouping of these two arguments as visual. On the other hand, he labels verbal to be stringently verbal. Bearing this in mind, he delineates that a visual/verbal is an argument contrasted with…… [Read More]

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Bible and When Possible an

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The Doctrine of Divine Providence

Divine Providence is the way God rules over all things in the world and the Heavens. Gotanswers. org states,

"The purpose, or goal, of divine providence is to accomplish the will of God. To ensure that His purposes are fulfilled, God governs the affairs of men and works through the natural order of things. The laws of nature are nothing more than a depiction of God at work in the universe. The laws of nature have no inherent power, nor do they work independently. The laws of nature are the rules and principles that God set in place to govern how things work" (Gotquestions.org, 2010)

The Bible, Proverbs 16:9 states: "The heart of a man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps." Though God allows man free will, he also has a guidance control in our life.

In Acts 9, God directly deal…… [Read More]

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"Baptism FAQ." 2010. Retrieved on May 8, 2010 from  http://paracleteforum.org/archive/articles/baptism_faq/dialogue.html 

Cloud, D. 2006. "What about Hyper-Calvinism?" Retrieved on May 8, 2010 from  http://www.wayoflife.org/database/hypercalvinism.html 

Holman Christian Standard Bible. 2004. Holman Bible Publishers. Nashville, TN.

"Secularism." 2010. Retrieved on May 8, 2010 from  http://www.answers.com/topic/secularism
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O'Neill Dreams and Man's Tragic

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But it is perhaps so that had the man followed his dream, he would have died content rather than in abject misery and with a sense of imprisonment in the confines of farm and family. In this regard, Beyond the Horizon suggests that man's tragic fate is to be pulled at once by his dreams and by the realistic imperatives of life such as love, family, work and obligation. In the resolution, this internal paradox renders man an empty and discontent shell of what he dreams to become.

If this perception of man's tragic fate is altered in any regard during the intervening four years between the two plays in question, it is perhaps in the yet less redeeming nature of the dreamers in Desire Under the Elms. here the parties in Beyond the Horizon bypassed their dreams in spite of themselves, the greedy brothers and the inconstant wife of…… [Read More]

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O'Neill, E. (1920). Beyond the Horizon. Bartleby.com.

O'Neill, E. (1924). Desire Under the Elms. Gutenberg.net.
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Smart Marketing Effects of Databases

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Depending on the way a person looks at calculating advertisers is often how the advertising affects the consumer. Yet there are many tools which help the marketer create better algorithmic advertisements for the consumer; through using the tool of '"under development [. . .] [n]egative screen data bases" will help the niche marketer better understand marketing effectiveness through capturing an entire universe of prospects with marketing history attached, not only the responders to promotion"

(Johnson G. 1992, no page number).

PHILOSOPHY and ADVERTISING

If the advertiser and the consumer begin to have a mutually positive relationship, could the marketing still have negative consequences? "At the heart of any communication is the creative philosophy or approach and thus, philosophies play an important role in the agency-client relationship"

(est no page number). Databases and algorithmic marketing now has ties not only in politics, but also in philosophy: the question of the meaning…… [Read More]

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Bradley, Samuel D., James R. Angelini and Sungkyoung Lee. 2007. "Psychophysiological and Memory

Effects of Negative Political Ads." Journal of Advertising 36, no. 4: 115-27. OmniFile Full Text

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Cashmore, E. 2006. Buying/Sales. Chapter 9 in Celebrity/Culture. Oxford: Routledge
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Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche I Experienced

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Both Taoism and Buddhism encourage meditation as a means by which to liberate the mind and achieve emptiness. One of the Buddhist practices that encourages emptiness is mindfulness meditation, or vipassana. However, there are numerous specific methods that be used during the meditation practice. Some are more Tibetan in origin as those espoused by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and the Vajrayana tradition. Other meditation practices are like those I learned at the Hsi Lai Temple, which combine Ch'an (Chinese Zen) Buddhism with Buddhist humanism. Taoism, unlike Buddhism, also offers ancillary spiritual practices such as Tai Chi and Chi Gung. The teachings of Buddhism and Taoism go neatly hand in hand.

Therefore, I am continually growing from becoming more open to spiritual teachings. The spiritual journey is like a flower blossoming. I do not believe that religious dogma or ideology are necessary, and in some cases they can be harmful. As Chogyam…… [Read More]

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Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche. Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism. Shambala, 1987.

"Emptiness." Retrieved online:  http://thebigview.com/buddhism/emptiness.html 

"Humanism." Hsi Lai Temple. Retrieved online: http://www.hsilai.org/en/intro_subpages/intro_hsi_lai_human_Buddhism.html