The company eventually bought a majority stake in the Wuxi Brewery
outside Shanghai. In this situation, the company took the capacity and built a local brand with it, using the local connections in distribution and marketing. The company then built a brewery in Suzhou, leveraging the ability of the landlord to deal with the finer points of Chinese bureaucracy. With this brewery, Lion Nathan had full autonomy, something that the company thought was important for strategic reasons. It had market access at this point, so had less need for a Chinese strategic partner; it made more sense to go solo having established itself. This subsidiary had capacity, but lacked an international brand (Lion Nathan's biggest brand being the relatively obscure Steinlager. Normally foreign firms entering the Chinese market brought at least one premium international brand with them.
2. There are a few different types of partnerships that Lion Nathan could…… [Read More]
Haynes, F. & Warren, J. (2008). The Lions of Iwo Jima. New York: Henry Holt & Co.
Some of the most prominent battles and battle sites fought and fought over by this nation's military have been discussed and described so frequently and in such great detail that it seems as though there is nothing more to be said about them. Elements of strategy, victories celebrated and lessons learned, and examples of heroism have all been recounted, and that might seem to be the end of it -- especially from the perspective of a military historian. When the perspective is that of military historian is Major General Fred Haynes, however, a man on the ground and intimately involved with the operations that took the island if Iwo Jima in World War II, there is always more to uncover, more to understand, and more to remember. Haynes' book The Lions…… [Read More]
According to the legendary myth of Bellerophon and Pegasus, the Chimera terrorized the city where it lived until it was slain by the great hero. The statute is said to be relatively 'stereotypical.' "The posture of the beast, with the mouth open, the body arching up, and the legs stiffly stretched forward, is always the same. It seems that the ancient artists who took up the task of painting or sculpting a Chimera thought that it was their duty to be as faithful as possible to the well-known and accepted canons" (Bardi 1997).
Similarly, the lions adorning the front of the Corcoran Gallery could be said to be fairly typical of depictions of reclining lions (there is no notable innovation in their features and manner) although it is somewhat unusual that unlike most guardian lions they are not standing and alert, and do not show any particular signs of either…… [Read More]
The hyena hoodlums sound like stereotypical jive-talking, urban blacks (racist). Despite all this, however, the movie remains popular with children and adults (Twomey 120) who continue to ignore or remain unaware of these negative messages.
hat does it teach then? Mainly, that Simba must accept responsibility. His mission is to be King and rule wisely so that the kingdom can prosper. He has to accept this responsibility in order to grow up. Another message is that the survival of society depends on loyalty to each other, good relationships, and inter-dependency. e have to care about each other. Finally, in the circle of life, death is not unnatural but a part of the cyclic nature of life, a New Age message. Both Simba and the new baby are baptized in ceremonies that point to life as sacred.
here the animated film was tremendously popular and profitable, Adrienne Martini points out that…… [Read More]
He feels it is outmoded and demeans women, but Sidi cannot see that, and demands that he recognize her value by paying the bride price. This is something that would never be tolerated in western culture, so it shows the great differences that will come to Africa, and how those differences will affect her people. Lakunle is really a voice for the future, but his voice also dooms traditional African culture, which is at the heart of this play.
The author uses prose for his dialogue in many areas of the play, another European artistic element. The characters speak English, and speak it rhythmically, as well, which comes from early Greek and oman drama, as well. The use of miming, dancing, and other elements to tell the story adds texture to the play, and blends the African elements quite effectively. Later in the play, Soyinka uses mummers to extend the…… [Read More]
Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis. Specifically it will discuss the symbolism of Narnia in the book -- what does Narnia symbolize? There are many ideas of what Narnia symbolizes in this book, but it seems the most common and accepted idea is that Narnia symbolizes Heaven and peace. Narnia is a cold land until the children release it from the grip of the White Witch, and then it becomes a perfect, dreamlike land where time has no meaning and life is wonderful. Narnia represents our ideas of heaven and how our lives will be once we arrive in the "promised land."
Narnia represents Heaven and eternal life for a number of reasons. First, when Lucy first returns from Narnia through the wardrobe door, the other children do not believe her, and do not believe it is possible to travel to another world through the wardrobe. Lucy…… [Read More]
Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis. Specifically it will discuss how Lewis uses greed as a theme throughout the story. When Edmund arrives in Narnia for the first time, he meets the White Witch, who feeds him Turkish Delight, a delectable candy that he begins to crave. As his cravings grow worse, Edmund becomes greedy and selfish, and his greed turns him against his brothers and sisters. Only when Edmund can overcome his greed can he rejoin his family and regain his kindness.
From their very first meeting, the White Witch knows how to control Edmund, and this is quite important to the story. Her control creates a rift between the children, and makes them easier to conquer in her eyes. To control Edmund, she feeds him candy and he gorges on it, only wanting more and more to be satisfied. Lewis writes of this first meeting,…… [Read More]
Lion in the White House: A Life of Theodore oosevelt, by Aida D. Donald
Aida D. Donald's biography of the 26th American president of the United States is one of several projects to come out recently indicating a resurgence in the popularity and relevance of the man who Donald characterizes as the first modern president. Characteristics of modernity that Donald focuses upon include oosevelt's positioning of the United States as a world super power rather than the fledgling nation started by intellectuals fracturing off from European centrality and control.
The biography looks to the frailties of oosevelt's early life in order to explicate the impetus behind his self-created image of a robust man who lived and lead with gusto in his later life. "oosevelt aimed to restore the old virtues and programs of the earliest epublicans. He staked out his philosophy of government, and his political tactics were aggressive and…… [Read More]
Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis. Specifically it will discuss the novel as a book rooted in the New Testament as well as being a product of Lewis' personal interpretation of spiritual truth. Even author C.S. Lewis acknowledged he wrote his "Narnia" series as a way to teach children quite painlessly about Christianity and the scriptures. One critic notes that the first three books in the chronicles, deal with a certain aspect of Christianity and spirituality. He writes, The first three-- The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, and The Voyage of the Dawn Trader -deal with the role of Joy in sanctification and the achievement of a balanced way of life" (Myers xiii). Thus, the teachings of the New Testament are rooted in this work, as is Lewis' own personal interpretation of spiritualism and the spiritual truth of the Gospel. Some critics might call…… [Read More]
Managed a team of 50 people that includes 10 direct reports. Grew Wal-mart drugs portfolio profit by $14 Million (+26%) through driving volume growth and reconfiguration of packaging offerings that drove significant cost savings.
Responsibilities and duties: Maintains full accountability for profit and loss and delivering volume and profit objectives. pearheads both strategic and tactical initiatives that leads to growth of Liongate's new product. Reshapes marketing organization through effective recruiting, managing and coaching making team accountable rather than proactive.
Chief legal officer:
Birthplace: The World
Education: Columbia University chool of Law; Harlan Fiske tone cholar
Williams College B.A. cum laude, Economics.
Prior work history: General Counsel with 13+ years experience representing nursing and medical institutions in a broad range of corporate, commercial and intellectual property matters.
Accomplishments: erved as strategic legal advisor to senior executives and the Board of Directors in the Government. Oversaw full range of regulatory and government…… [Read More]
Stellar Sea Lions of Eastern Alaska
Sea Lions of Eastern Alaska
B) 9,600 I estimated the 2004 population of Steller Sea Lions to be 2800, as indicated on the Y-axis of the graph. Plugging this figure into Trites' and Larkin's formula, I calculated as follows: Total population = 3.43 x 2800 = 9604.
E) 15 years Figure 3 shows the relative population changes for pollock, herring, and Western stock sea lions. The pollock population shows steady growth from 1985 to 1995. Assuming that the population number on the Y-axis are in thousands, the pollock population roughly 50,000 to 138,000 in southwest Alaska during that period. Growth of the pollock population appears to have increased slightly following the Pollock fishing ban, rising to roughly 58,000 in 1975. However, a pollock population decline was seen 10 years after the ban, and at the 15-year mark, the pollock population was approximately what it…… [Read More]
Marketing Segmentation at Food Lion
The point of market segmentation is to allow businesses to center on a product or service that sells and why it does. Food Lion Grocery stores carry a variety of milk ranging from Whole, Low Fat or Skim, Fat Free, Soy, Organic, and Lactose Free from local and countrywide distributors to provide a variety of milk products that will allow the biggest return for the company. Like other grocery markets in the area, this company must classify and evaluate the dairy products to decide if it brings profitable results because the milk consumers are very important to this type of business. The marketing teams can divide the grocery store's milk products in to psychographic, geographic, demographic, and behavior segments to decide if they are providing the kinds of milk their customers want to buy.
In looking at the milk products from a local grocery store…… [Read More]
Alice in Wonderland and the Lion, the Witch, And the Wardrobe
The purpose of this paper is to compare and discuss the danger to the children in C.S. Lewis' "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe," and Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland."
THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE
"The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe" takes place during World War II in London. Four children, Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy Pevensie, go live in the country to avoid bomb-torn London. They live with the rather eccentric Professor Kirke. One rainy day, the children are playing hide and seek inside, and Lucy hides in the wardrobe. Suddenly, she finds herself in the woods, and snow is falling. She has discovered the land of Narnia, and later brings the other children along to see her discovery.
Narnia is under the spell of the wicked White Witch, so it is perpetually winter…… [Read More]
The relationship between a predator and a prey is quite essential to the dynamics in the wild. Various classic approaches have been employed in the attempt to predict and comprehend the nature of the consumptive interaction between a predator and a prey (Schmitz, 2017). Using this approach has not yielded any sufficient insight on the context and complexity that is characteristic of the relationship between predators and preys. Schmitz (2017) recounts the approaches recently applied in the exploration of these relationships from the evolutionary ecological environment. The approaches entail the context through which both the prey and the predator adapt into their environment through their reciprocal interactions that entail functional traits expressions influenced by the biomechanics of the wild animals (Schmitz, 2017).
Functional characteristics can be defined as the behavioural, physiological or morphological traits espoused by organisms in relation to their biotic interactions (Schmitz, 2017). These characteristics may include…… [Read More]
The chapters describe the episodes undergone by CT28 as approximately 70% of those that were initially part of the unit fall victims to the war.
Haynes does not attempt to sweeten to story in order to make an impression on his readers. Instead, he presents the battle exactly as it evolved, and, exactly as people died on an island that resembled a hell on earth.
In order to advance and to break through the Japanese defense lines, the marines had to make remarkable sacrifices. All across the book, one can understand life on the front in Iwo Jima, the place where approximately 22000 Japanese and 7000 Americans have lost their lives.
The author's lack of experience when concerning the writing of historical documents can be considered to be a minor drawback in the writing of the book. The fact that the author directly took part in the fighting might have…… [Read More]
Secret Lion is authored by Alberto Alvaro Rios. It is a short story that was published in 1984. The story is told from a school boy's vintage. It is an account of how the life of such a school boy changes from the point of joining Junior High. The story captures the expectations of the young boys coupled with how parents and teachers treat and see them. Their intellectual limitation and the expectation by others of how they should conduct themselves are expressed. The author has employed a number of literary devices to narrate the story. It is a story that revolves around two boys, i.e. the narrator and his friend named Sergio. We are made to view the world from the eyes of these two boys. We are made to feel, see and experience fear with them. We live and experience life with them through the narration. This paper…… [Read More]
product of a virtual exploration about art in Babylonian culture. I chose the Striding Lion of Babylon after carefully sampling the digital pieces of art at oyal Ontario Museum and the Oriental Institute Museum. The artifact I chose was crafted and sculpted on glazed brick-wall as a relief. The lion is a symbolic representation of the iron age of the Neo-Babylonian art. The piece dates back to around the 6th C. BC at the time when Nebuchadnezzar II ruled. The piece is made out of polychrome that is glazed on top of fire bricks. The dimensions feature a height of 4 feet by a width of 6 feet by a depth of 0.25 feet.
A lion is a symbolic representation of courage and strength today and in the past days; including Nebuchadnezzar's time. Similar artifacts were crafted in order to decorate the walls of the King's palace. This was prestigious.…… [Read More]
Lion, The itch, And the ardrobe
hat kind of world does the author present to the child in this fantasy text?
Lewis' book The Lion, the itch, and the ardrobe creates an entirely fantastical world of strange creatures and adult people called Narnia. However, this world is still penetrated by the world of the reader, as children from the real world enter through the venue of a common wardrobe. Different characters in Narnia test the children's moral fortitude. For example, the young boy Edmund is tempted with Turkish delight by an evil tempting female stranger, the witch of the title. Lucy learns not to judge people on appearances, as she befriends a fawn-like man as a friend.
hat is the author's philosophy in the text? (Christianity)
These moral lessons could apply to all children, of course. But it is important to note that C.S. Lewis approaches morality from a generalized,…… [Read More]
The Delta is also a habitat for many species of fish, birds, mammals, and plants, and it supports agricultural and recreational activities while also being the focal point for water distribution throughout the State.
The development of the Delta as it exists today started in late 1850 when the Swamp and Overflow Land Act transferred ownership of all swamp and overflow land, including Delta marshes, from the federal government to the State of California. In 1861, the State Legislature created the Board of Swamp and Overflowed Land Commissioners to manage reclamation projects, and in 1866, the authority of the Board was transferred to county boards of supervisors. The Delta now covers 738,000 acres interlaced with hundreds of miles of waterways, with much of the land below sea level, relying on more than 1,000 miles of levees for protection against flooding. 20
White sturgeon is one of the most spectacular native…… [Read More]
Art in Cultural Context
Cybele is an ancient figure who represented the mother goddess and in her was granted the ability to create and populate the world according to her desires. She was both the most powerful of the gods and also an amalgamation of the most powerful of the goddesses. In both Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome, cults which worshipped Cybele were established and elaborate temples were constructed in her honor which lasted throughout centuries. The woman was not just another goddess in the pantheon of deities established by the ancient empires, but was a uniquely powerful entity that people would worship and pray to in times of difficulty and suffering. She had within her the powers of many of the goddesses, including the Earth goddess Gaia, the Minoan goddess Rhea, and the goddess of the harvest Demeter, taking the role of each of these mythological mothers. So strong…… [Read More]
In Indonesia, this shoreline litter covers about 90% of the upper shore.
How plastic debris affect marine life
There are two major ways in which detrimental effects to marine life occur. One is when these marine animals become snarled up in the marine debris and the other way is when they ingest the plastic wastes. Some of the materials which can cause the snarl up are pieces of fish lines or nets and rings which are used to bind six-pack beverages. These materials can cause the marine animals to drown or suffocate thus killing them. Death can also be an effect of the materials strangling the animals or starvation when the animal is trapped and unable to reach any food. These materials can also cause severe injuries to the animals. Entanglement is especially important to sea lions and seals. These animals are known to have a curious nature like that…… [Read More]
For Churchon, human beings are mere bodies, brimming with energy one moment and completely inanimate the next. This animating energy is the difference between life and death.
When animated, the body is more than just a body, it is the vessel for a person. The person has a particular personality, a history, a smile, and a laugh. However, when the body is inanimate, it is shown to be a mere object, an object that Churchon must preserve, package, and store away according to hospital protocol: "Whenever a baby died, I wrapped it in a blanket, and then, around the blanket, I wound a sky blue disposable pad. I took the football-sized package -- baby, blanket, and pad -- down to the morgue and opened the door of the refrigerator there and placed the package on the glass shelf as gently as I could." (Churchon, 2009, p. 44).
Churchon's focus on…… [Read More]
Tennessee Scrap ecyclers Association v. Bredesen, the court affirmed the law in question and upheld the state's ability to set the terms under which it would allow transactions regarding scrap metal to take place. The court noted that the problem the law was designed to thwart was a local issue and thus did not violate the Fifth Amendment's Commerce Clause (State law, 2009, Cengage). Also, the additional burdens imposed upon the scrap metal dealers were so minimal it did not affect their ability to participate in interstate commerce, nor did it give additional privileges to in-state dealers. "The government did not take possession of any property; it only regulated the method in which the business is lawfully transacted" and there was a compelling law enforcement issue at stake -- to prevent transactions in stolen merchandise (State law, 2009, Cengage).
In the case of American Canine Foundation v. City…… [Read More]
Hero's Journey in O, Brother! here Art Thou? And The Lion King
The journey home may, at times, be complicated and met with obstacles that must be overcome. O, Brother! here Art Thou?, the 2000 film directed by Joel Cohen, depicts one man's journey to get back to his family after being made part of a chain gang in rural Mississippi during the 1930s . Similarly, the animated Disney picture, The Lion King, released in 1994, depicts a young Simba's quest to return to his home and restore order, eventually regaining his rightful place as king. O, Brother! here Art Thou? And The Lion King explore the protagonist's journey home and the obstacles that must be overcome in order for them to achieve their goals.
The hero's journey is often characterized by a series of steps that must be completed in order to attain a goal and aid the transformation…… [Read More]
Camera angles that focus on wretched faces, of young boys in red coated uniforms begging for mercy, and of the arrogance of the British officer corps, not just towards Americans, but towards their own enlisted men, are shown with filming skill. As might be expected for this type of film, John Williams' score was masterful and very much in line with the generation of epics from the 1950s and 1960s -- painting a realistic picture of the film without dialog. Similarly, the audience is set up between the idyllic farm and hard work of a widower in the opening scene to the juxtaposition and hoped for return to normalcy in the final moments -- however, knowing that things will never be as they were (See: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title.jsp?stid=336714&contentTypeId=130&category=trailer). The scene, however, that most stays with the audience is not one of the grander battles, but a one-on-one battle between Benjamin and Tavington,…… [Read More]
In many ways, the iconography left behind at the Dome of the Rock for our evaluation provides only partial insight into the events that inspired it. e are left to interpret this based on the historical knowledge and immediate evidence available to us. According to Rabbat, "Muslims around the world believe it was built to commemorate a decisive event in the Prophet Muhammad's mission, namely his Night Journey from Mecca to Jerusalem, and his subsequent Ascension from the Rock to Heaven, where he received from God the doctrinal principles of the new religion."
It is this interpretation which is largely accepted by the world, marking the rock itself as the most important element of iconography in the structure. The Khirbat al-Mafjar, by contrast, offers a highly provocative mosaic in the main bath hall reserved from the prince-son of the caliph. This is considered the most important artifact left behind…… [Read More]
And there are always a few racists in any town. But I believe we have a great, open, accepting community. e entertain tourists from all over the planet, and many of them are from ethnic cultures different from ours. They say they feel welcomed here.
Q: hat use does the community foundation make of the local AM station KMHS-AM?
M: I'm glad you asked. e have learning programs for parents and students. And students make up their own little reports and broadcasts. Topics range from the environment, world news, California news and Coos Bay news.
Q: Typically what news items from Coos Bay do you use on KMHS?
M: e interview people who are doing interesting things in town and with businesses. Biologists from the college and local fishermen. The news in this town isn't really very earth shaking. Look at the list of news items on the orld's ebsite…… [Read More]
ay Kroc paying particular attention to leadership qualities. It has 6 sources.
Business strategy implemented in a particular market determines the success that an organization would have. In a highly competitive world, business strategy is vital to success and as demonstrated by some individuals an ordinary business can be converted into a massive chain of outlets on an international scale. An example of this kind of success is ay Kroc's McDonald's, which developed from a relatively small fast-food company into a fast-food chain with outlets in nearly every corner of the world.
ay Kroc's strategy is the key that changed the manner in which things were being conducted at the McDonald brothers' fast-food. At first he gained franchising rights from the owners, and then founded McDonald's Corporation in 1955. Six years later, Kroc bought the McDonald brothers for a sum of $2.7 million. From then on, Kroc implemented strategies of…… [Read More]
It is important that we be allowed to pursue our business interests with a minimum of government interference. Given that the FTC and DoJ already enforce antitrust legislation, it seems unethical that the FCC also enforce such codes, specifically focused on our particular business.
I believe DI should support the proposed changes. The company would benefit from the opportunity to expand our media properties both horizontally and vertically. It would also give us greater opportunity to exit the business should we so desire in future. Ethical concerns about media consolidation are largely unfounded, especially in light of the way that the Internet provides a low-cost voice for alternative media outlets. The Telecommunications Act of 1996 has significantly reduced barriers to entry in the television business, so the free market can dictate which outlets will have an audience and which will not. Moreover, the FCC's Fairness Doctrine, upheld by the Supreme…… [Read More]
Demographics of a New York Neighborhood
New York City is a uniquely modern American metropolis to be sure, but the city's European influence can still be felt when wandering through the streets of a historic neighborhood. Only in New York can one find the rich blend of architectural wonder, civic pride, diverse population, and modern appeal that exists within the boundaries established by Manahattan's W. 9th Street and N. Washington Square, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. Located adjacent to the affluent neighborhood of Greenwich Village, this area has long been home to a highly educated population of working professionals, including many plastic surgeons, dermatologists, and others in the medical profession operating their own private practices. A line of gorgeous mid-size towers begins with the Washington Square Dental Group and continues along Fifth Avenue, where the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture joins a number of doctor's and…… [Read More]
Manassas -- How the Skirmish at lackburn's Ford Shaped the attle
The Skirmish at lackburn's Ford shaped the attle of First Manassas by discouraging the Union Army, altering the Union Army's battle plans and encouraging the Confederate Army.
The Confederacy's chances of successfully seceding from the Union were initially poor, as the Union had the obvious upper hand: the Union Army was considerably larger and better equipped; their commander was George McClellan, whose abilities were undoubted; the Union had the international advantage of being a recognized nation; finally, the Union had the lion's share of factories that could steadily mass produce ordnance for the Union forces. In sharp contrast, the Confederacy: was an agrarian society with far fewer people, fewer factories and considerable resentment at being reduced to "economic vassalage" by the North's industrialization; much of the Confederacy's fortune involved cotton and the reliance of foreign markets on that cotton;…… [Read More]
Gryphon" by Charles Morley Baxter
Misunderstandings are the essence of tragedy. Nowhere is this true than in the short story Gryphon, in which a fourth-grade teacher gets sick and a substitute teacher, Miss Ferenczi, appears before his class the next day. She is poorly qualified and appears to have psychological disturbances the students recognize quickly, although none of them knows what to do about it. At one point, she recounts seeing a gryphon -- "an animal in a cage, a monster, half bird and half lion" -- while traveling in Egypt. She tells the fourth-graders other wild tales, which only some of them believe. "She lies," says one kid on the school bus afterward. Eventually, after her eccentric behavior reaches a strange climax, one of the fourth-graders tells on Miss Ferenczi to the school principal, and she leaves by noon that day. In this story, Baxter's descriptions of children's collective…… [Read More]
Hate and Violence
Perhaps one of the greatest challenges we face in the United States today is the need to reduce hate and violence in ourselves and our society. As a teacher in a juvenile detention facility, I have struggled with ways to teach children nonviolent approaches to conflict, and the importance of tolerance and respect for others. This paper will describe student responses to a movie program designed to teach core values of non-violence and tolerance, and discuss these findings in the larger context of the juvenile criminal justice system and society.
In my last eight years as a teacher at a juvenile detention facility, I have struggled to find meaningful ways to reach my students. Students are often highly resistant to both authority and advice from sources that they initiated a Friday afternoon movie program at the juvenile detention facility as a way to encourage nonviolence as a…… [Read More]
Her evaluation is certainly effective, in that it points out the underlying structure of eyewitness news and shows us how it is more entertainment, rather than information.
All's Not Well in the Land of the Lion King
Lazarus feels that the Disney film the Lion King does harm to children by reinforcing common cultural stereotypes of gays and African-Americans.
Lazarus's essay is persuasive in the examples she gives. But she could have been more elaborate in providing evidence as to how these stereotypes affect the developing minds of children.
Death and Justice
In this essay, Koch explains his defense of capital punishment by considering the arguments against capital punishment. This is a clever means of elucidating a clear, lucid, logical stance, which Koch manages to do within the course of the essay.
The problem with Koch's essay is that he neglects to address the real reasons why the Untied States…… [Read More]
Freudian Reading of "The Short and Happy Life of Francis Macomber"
Diagnose Hemingway on the basis of the characters in Macomber. Freud felt that the work exemplified the author's mental state, so on the basis of the biography and the characters in the story, what might you conclude about Hemingway himself?
"The Short and Happy Life of Francis Macomber" is one of many of Ernest Hemingway's compelling and dense short stories. This paper will attempt to psychoanalyze Hemingway by critically reading and interpreting the themes, characters, and narrative of the short story. Hemingway was a man who was concerned with virility and masculinity as a writer and in his life. This story centers around a weak man married to a strong woman. Hemingway's female characters are often exceptionally alluring, but not because they are perfect or healthy. The women of Hemingway's stories and novels are imperfect, flawed, and often perceptibly…… [Read More]
Thus, the "ceremony of innocence" by which the boy was received into the tribe is now replaced with violence. Okonkwo, even though he loves the boy, kills him to avoid seeming weak.
Yeats' slow-moving rough beast with a lion's body but the head of a man may seem to represent Okonkwo, at first, in Achebe's novel, given Okonkwo's violence towards other people in the novel. But while Okonkwo is certainly rough, and unable to appreciate feminine and humane values, as embodied, for example, in his wife's tribe or in the missionaries his son turns to for guidance, the coming colonial influence to Africa could also be characterized as a beast. The beast moves slowly, and is at first imperceptible to the tribesmen who are concerned with their own internal disputes, but gradually the political and religious worldview of outsiders subsume the home-grown tribal ideology of the past.
Achebe,…… [Read More]
Northrop Frye recognized this fact but believed that the satire missed its mark:
It completely misses the point as satire on the ussian development of Marxism, and as expressing the disillusionment which many men of good-will feel about ussia. The reason for that disillusionment would be much better expressed as the corruption of expediency by principle (Frye 1987, p. 10).
What links 1984 and Animal Farm most directly is that both are anti-utopian in nature, for Orwell had developed a certainty that government in a utopian society would always be corrupted and would lose sight of its principles because of expediency.
Animal Farm was written during World War II. There is evidence that he was planning a novel that would become 1984 even before he wrote Animal Farm, and there is a relationship between the two books that is not often noted:
The form each book took was very different,…… [Read More]
Jacob Francis Tramp. I a senior Chugiak High School Eagle River, Alaska. I 1 older sister 1 younger sister boy family. I live mother father. I Eagle Scout. My project building flower boxes kindergartens.
Personal statement: University of Fairbanks
If I were to describe myself in one word it would be this: Alaskan. To me, the word 'Alaskan' sums up all of the positive traits of my character: the fact that I am outdoorsman, adventurous, and undaunted in the face of adversity. I am currently a senior at Chugiak High School in Eagle River, Alaska. My goal is to attend the University of Fairbanks and major in Construction Management.
Most of my extracurricular activities revolve around my passion for the outdoors. Becoming an Eagle Scout was one of the proudest moments of my life, the cumulating effort of a lifetime of scouting. To earn my status, I had to engage…… [Read More]
Barrier island beaches generally develop where:
a The coast is composed of hard rock b the nearby land has a rugged topography of hills and mountains c the sea floor deepens rapidly offshore d The sea floor remains shallow for a long distance offshore
During storms in winter:
a There is a higher percentage of fine-grained sand on beaches
b More erosion occurs in bays than on headlands
c Beaches are eroded d Beaches are built up e Offshore sand bars are destroyed
Along the Midocean ridge
a earthquakes occur b sea floor spreading occurs c volcanism occurs d all the above occur
Where would you find examples of barrier island coasts?
c British Columbia and Alaska
d Texas and the Gulf Coast
Which of the following boundaries characterize the San Andreas Fault?
d None of the…… [Read More]
These different elements are used to provide balance, scale and proportion through illustrating the natural movements / actions that are taking place. Repetition, variety, rhythm and unity are demonstrated based upon the way the image is represented and how it changes as it moves further away from the subject. ("John Biglin in a Small Skull")
From a historical context, this is showing the traditions the elite are continuing to embrace (such as: rowing). However, there are economic and political changes with this group of society growing from a new class of affluent that is emerging. This is illustrating how there are ideological shifts in the views and beliefs of everyone. From a social perspective, these areas are highlighting the way society is becoming wealthier with more people having the opportunity to participate in these activities. ("John Biglin in a Small Skull")
"John Biglin in a Small Skull." Met…… [Read More]
Contemporary Feminist Advocacy
Although there is not absolute consensus, popular writings about feminism suggest that there have been three waves of feminism: (1) The first wave of feminism is said to have occurred in the 18th through the 20th centuries and was characterized by a focus on suffrage; (2) The decades spanning 1960 to 1990 are said to encompass the second wave of feminism, to which a concern with cultural and legal gender inequality is attributed; and (3) The third wave of feminism began in the early 1990s partly in response to the conservative backlash the second wave engendered, and partly in recognition of the unrealized goals of the second wave of feminism up to that time ("NOW," 2009). This third wave of feminism made salient a more subjective voice that pointed at the intersection of race and gender with greater resolve than would have been possible when…… [Read More]
Buddhism began in the 6th century BC with the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, who took the name Buddha after reaching enlightenment (Dhammananda 2002,-page 36). A wealthy prince went on a journey for several years in search of truth and discovered it while sitting beneath a bodhi tree. Unlike most religions which expect acceptance of dogma without question, practitioners of Buddhism are encouraged to "think freely and wisely and work out their own salvation" (Dhammananda 2002,-page 36). In this period of time, the world is in a constant state of alert with everyone worrying about war, murder, disease, and a plethora of other concerns. Buddhism appeals to the estern world because the teachings encourage peace, reflection, and self-understanding. It does not give answers or explanations like Christianity. Buddha never claimed to be Divine. Instead, these teachings are designed to show the path to self-actualization and enlightenment (Dhammanada 2002,-page 37).…… [Read More]
In ancient Rome, the gladiator games were a popular form of entertainment—but they were also much more than this and served multiple purposes within the Roman civilization. The games were used both by Roman authorities and by the slaves of Rome (the gladiators) as a tool, wielded for a different aim respectively. The Roman religious and the politicians used the games as well for their own ends. While the combats that took place in the arenas dazzled audiences, the violence and spectacle was really but one aspect of the contests, and an examination of the underlying social, political, religious and economic subtexts of the gladiator games reveals much about the nature of ancient Roman society. This paper will identify the four main purposes of the gladiatorial games in ancient Rome—the expression of political influence, the expression of religion, a means of emphasizing the Empire’s power, and grounds for slaves…… [Read More]
Panchatantra is a grand collection of stories in Sanskrit literature written by an ancient Indian pundit known as Vishnusharma. In ancient times the kingdom of Mahilaropya (in India) was ruled by an efficient ruler called Amarashakti. However his sons were not intelligent enough to take the responsibilities of kinghood. Vishnusharma who was a learned scholar in the royal court was entrusted with the job of imparting knowledge to the three royal heirs. The Panchatantra became very popular and by the third century AD and it was translated into Syrian and Arabian languages. The special quality about the fables of Panchatantra is that they are not only entertaining but educative as well. Each and every one of the stories is imbued with a moral and is written with a view to teach the young prince the art of kingship. The very fact that the 'Panchatantra' has been translated into more than…… [Read More]
It is possible that Lewis had not intended certain matters from his books to have the effects that they eventually had on the public. It had most probably been because of the fact that he did not planned for a large amount of time before deciding to write the series. In contrast, Tolkien had prepared The Lord of the Rings for several decades, studying various geographical locations and history before he decided to proceed in writing.
In spite of being the sixth book from the Narnia series published by Lewis, The Magician's Nephew describes the first period when considering Narnian years. In this book, two children named Digory and Polly end up in magical universes in 1900 consequent to coming across two rings which have supernatural powers. One world in particular appears to be different from the others to Polly and Digory, and, after a chain of unfortunate incidents, they…… [Read More]
Heracles (means glory of Hera) is best known as the strongest of all mortals and considered as super hero on a grand scale. He is much stronger compared to other Gods. He was the deciding factor in allowing the Olympian Gods to win their battle with the giants. He was the last mortal son of Zeus. He is the only man born of mortal woman to become a god upon his death.
Offsetting his strength was a noticeable lack of intelligence or wisdom. Once when he became too hot he pulled his bow out and threatens to shoot the sun. This coupled with strong emotions in one so powerful frequently got Heracles in trouble. While his friend and cousin Theseus ruled Athens, Heracles had trouble ruling him. His pride was easily offended. He took up grudges easily and never forgot them. His appetites for food, wine, and women were as…… [Read More]
Hatshepsut's sphinx looks quintessentially "Egyptian" and explicitly draws from the oldest and most conservative Egyptian models; Ashurnasirpal's door guardians have become a symbol of his reign and, ultimately, the entire Assyrian civilization, but may originally have reflected outside influences.
British Museum. "Statue of Ashurnasirpal II." London: British Museum, n.d. eb. 22 Apr. 2010.
Kaper, Olaf E. The Egyptian God Tutu: A Study of the Sphinx-God and Master of Demons with a Corpus of Monuments. Leuven: Peeters, 2003. Print.
Lucie-Smith, Edward. Art and Civilization. New York: Harry Abrams, 1993. Print.
Madhloom, T.A. The Chronology of Neo-Assyrian Art. London: Athlone, 1970. Print.
Marquand, Allan, and Arthur L. Frothingham. History of Sculpture. Piscataway: Research & Education Association, 2002. Print.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Human-Headed inged Lion (Lamassu)." Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000. eb. 22 Apr. 2010.
-- -- . "Sphinx of Hatshepsut." Heilbrunn…… [Read More]
Old Man and the Sea, by Ernest Hemingway, narrates the story of an older man named Santiago who fishes for his living. Frustrated by his failure to catch anything for many days, Santiago ventures out into the ocean, in a very small boat, further than he ever has before, facing multiple struggles and crises. Throughout the story we see references and images to both youth and to the determination to fight great battles against all odds. He repeatedly dreams of seeing young lions playing on a beach in Africa, multiple images of Christ's crucifixion appear throughout the story, and he revels in the stories of an American baseball player who fights through the effects of age to continue playing. Santiago emphasizes his fixation on growing older by calling his young friend Manolin a "boy" when the story indicates that Manolin is actually a young man. Santiago's story is the story…… [Read More]
Adorned with a tiara of five skulls, red scarf, elephant skin, bone ornaments, a long snake and fifty freshly severed heads as a necklace…Simhamukha in a mood of great fierceness dwells in the middle of a blazing fire of pristine awareness" (Tibetan Incense Shop 2011).
This quotation is fairly important, as is the reference to the physical aspects of Simhavakatra, since such references are fundamental to the various poses and styles that may be evoked in a form of meditation to summon the presences and the attendant energies of this deity. There are a number of different representations of physical manifestations that can be found with Simhavakatra and, as the preceding quotation suggests, one of them is referred to as the concept of Fear Dakini in which the ferocity of this female energy is used to ward off negativity as the following quotation makes readily apparent. "Iconographic representations tend to…… [Read More]
The earliest divisions of the temple still standing are the barque chapels, just in the rear the first pylon. They were constructed by Hatshepsut, and appropriated by Tuthmosis III. The central division of the temple, the colonnade and the sun court were constructed by Amenhotep III, and a later on addition by Rameses II, who constructed the entry pylon, and the two obelisks connected the Hatshepsut structures with the core temple. To the back of the temple are chapels constructed by Tuthmosis III, and Alexander. During the Roman age, the temple and its environment were a legionary fortress and the residence of the Roman government in the region (Johnson, 1988).
There was a girdle wall constructed around the temple that was made up of self-sufficient massifs of sun-dried brick adjoining at their ends, constructed of courses set on a triple arrangement that ran concave horizontal concave. The gate through which…… [Read More]
(Hall, 1974) Wings are additionally attributed to "Father Time, the winds and Opportunity, who all pass swiftly." (Hall, 1974) It is clear that wings when used in religious art are used in symbolic representations of beings that are divine, heavenly, or directly connected to the heavens and its creator. Wings are representative of heavenly beings, gods, or messengers of gods, or beings that are endowed with powers not of the realm of the earth. Wings also are symbols of protection and sheltering and this is particularly true in Egyptian art. While few studies exist in relation to wings and winged beings in ancient Peru, it is very likely that the representation of these in art symbolism is much akin to artistic representations in other cultures and since ancient Peruvians have been found to be buried with feathered garments it is likely that these individuals viewed wings and winged beings to…… [Read More]
Relief Fragment of a Winged Genius (from the Palace of Assurnasirpall II at Nimrud)
H.90 x W.41 in ackground Information on the Culture
The Assyrian kings ruled in Mesopotamia from the ninth through the seventh century .C. They always created an image of themselves as the most powerful, divine and sovereign monarchs. In order to show their power they decorated their palaces with huge sculptures which portrayed their power, authority and wealth.
According to the artistic convention, the figure placed on the wall of the museum is a winged "genius" or a protective being. The above sculpture sheet was taken from the leftovers of an imperial place at Nimrud, which was the capital of Assyrian empire and is currently located in Iraq.
The walls of the palace were built under the guidance of Ashurnasirpal II (883-859 .C.) and were decorated with different stuff. This included stone…… [Read More]
Zoos are a problematic institution. They provide for the common good by preserving species and offering facilities for research. Zoos allow for human-animal encounters that could not take place otherwise, and zoos are becoming increasingly pleasant places for individual animals. Many zoos offer extensive spaces for wild animals to roam, barring the ability of those animals to hunt or be hunted. For species preservation, zoos also serve a purpose. Zoos may even inspire visitors to pursue a career in the zoological sciences or a related field of inquiry.
Individual animals are safer in zoos than they are in the wild, in the same way that a house cat is safer inside than out. The animal is not in its natural environment and it depends on human beings for its basic survival needs. Therefore, the animal encounters at zoos are unlike those in wilderness because in a zoo the animal is…… [Read More]
Erik Kramer Story
Erik Kramer is a man that has been surrounded by a major tragedy and has himself been majorly tragic. Between the drug-related death of his son and his attempted suicide that may or may not be tied to head trauma induced during his time in the National Football League, Erik Kramer is a man that is obviously very tortured and may not be acting under his own devices. The burning question is whether he is more like Chris Benoit in that his mind and his faculties are leaving him or if there is any hope for Kramer after the tragedy, trauma and pain he has endured for much of his life. He is a hero in the sense in that he is the only man to win an NFL playoff game for the Detroit Lions since the 1950's but so much of the rest of his life…… [Read More]
Integration in the CI/HUMINT Community
An Analysis of the Benefits of Integration in the CI/HUMINT Community and Strategies for Effective Implementation
The success of any counterinsurgency operation depends largely on the effectiveness and appropriateness of intelligence gathered. Human subjects are a crucial source of intelligence for counterinsurgency operations. Several years back, the U.S. Armed Forces opened up opportunities for women to occupy specific positions in counterintelligence/human intelligence (CI/HUMINT) discipline. However, women still remain underrepresented in the same, and researchers remain largely divided on whether their participation in the same ought to be increased. esearchers have raised concern that the decision to integrate women into HUMINT units could cost the country dearly in the long-term as it is likely to ruin unit cohesion and impede on overall effectiveness. Proponents of the whole idea of integration have, however, argued that the inclusion of women in HUMINT units will actually enhance…… [Read More]
Effectively, then, the insurgency is leftist, and in the cases of these films, the left wins, either by proxy or by morality and the world is once again a better place.
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TAILES and PEVIEWS
Brown, Todd. (2007). "Footage from Taras Bulba." Twitch. Cited in:
"Cossack Brotherhood." (1962). Taras Bulba. Cited in:
"Lion of the Desert." (1981). Film Clip. Cited in:
"Michael Collins," (1986). Cited in:
"Taras Bulba." (1962). Cited in:
"The Patriot." (1998). Cited in: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120786/
"The Patriot." (1998) Film Clips. Cited in:
"V for Vendetta." (2005). Film Clips.…… [Read More]
Therefore, it would tend to hold more credibility. Social theories based on bone breakage were based on theory alone. hen one considers the merits of these two conflicting theories, one has to examine the behaviors and condition of modern animals, especially when making such general statements.
If one considers what happens to modern animals when they are hurt, the non-social theory would have more support. Dehydration would be the most critical factor in death after an injury. However, one flaw in this theory is that they gave no comparison of evidence to support their supposition that the animals could live on their body mass while healing. There is simply not enough known about the metabolism of the smilodon to make such as suggestion. Overall, the theories of McCall, Naples, and Martin hold more credibility than the social theories, save for the one exception.
Genetics and DNA
Several researchers were able…… [Read More]
Faces on the statues of Senwosret III (circa 1878-41 BC) show more individualized features than those of his predecessors, and also portray the image of a king exhausted by service to his people and country. At the same time, though, his body was always portrayed as powerful and muscular, befitting a great warrior and leader of men in battle. Hymns, monuments and inscriptions celebrated his courage in battle, and how he terrified and crushed his enemies, which was standard in the royal ideology of Egypt. By Egyptian standards, the Sphinx erected on the plain of Giza as the guardian of the pyramids was the normal and acceptable way to portray the kings and divinities, having the faces of humans but the bodies of lions. Only the odd statues of the pharaoh Akhenaten during the New Kingdom broke with this tradition, and were therefore considered highly eccentric and perhaps…… [Read More]
The compositional structure here is actually quite daring. Even though a viewer tends to "read" a painting left-to-right, as with a book, here the left side of the canvas seems to fade away into nothingness. It is not just the empty seascape on the left as compared with the dark richness of the forest on the right. The left half of the painting contains the subject of the painting after all -- Europa and the Bull. It is Rembrandt's genius to have the drama of Europa and the Bull taking place in the lower left corner of a very large painting, almost as though the moment of drama is on its way out, and the viewer is lucky to have caught it. But it is also clever how Rembrandt essentially balances the canvas with two central subjects, equally illuminated from above -- we have Europa and the Bull on the…… [Read More]
painting "St. Jerome in his Study by Albrecht Durer. Specifically, it will discuss the historical context and aesthetic effect of the painting, while deciding what makes the painting cool. The work is a detailed engraving on paper created meticulously in black and white, created in 1514, and measuring 24.8 x 18.8 cm. It is located in the Ball State Museum of Art in Indiana, and the Clark Art Institute of Massachusetts. This engraving is magnificent in its detail and its subject matter. At the center of the work is an old man, St. Jerome, bent low over his work on a low table bathed in light from the windows that line the room on the old man's right. His study is roomy enough to include window seats under the oversized windows, items hanging from the ceiling and on the wall behind St. Jerome, and a pair of animals curled up…… [Read More]