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Meet the Simpsons Over time, the definition of what exactly family means has changed with time. Usually, what constitutes making up a family is relative to a specific culture, but as always, there are exceptions to the rule. Ever since the golden age of television had sprung upon American culture, television has tried to mimic the ideal American family through it's programming. Even as early as the 1950's, television producers made programming that would represent what exactly the ideal Ame
All-American Boy By: Eng. 102 Section 5541 Crapsi Combination Outline Introduction Revue of Sources Body: Thesis: Ronald Dutch Reagan is an elite kind of person that believed in perseverance and hard work and doing what had to be done, even if it meant a low approval rating. I. From Dutch to Ronald II. Hollywood to Governor III. Reaganomics Response Conclusion Works Cited Introduction Somewhere at sometime a philosopher once said, The world is divided into two kinds of people: those who are
Spinocerebellar Ataxia For the next page I will be writing about spinocerebellar ataxia. I will explain how the disease occurs and how symptoms and signs develop. I will also point out how this sickness affects your brain and if there?s any cure. Spinocerebellar ataxia is an inherited condition that affects your brain and your spinal cord. This disease causes much trouble to your body. For example, people who have this start to get weaker and weaker every time. It can also make your writing to b
TK Professor English 200 13 November 2009 Several of William Shakespeare?s plays have been turned into films over the years. Some directors and writers try to capture the true spirit of Shakespeare?s words and portray the meanings and intentions of his words as they were meant to be read. Other, try to put a twist on the plays by changing the setting, or modernizing the script. Michael Hoffman, however, does an excellent job of combining the two; modernizing a brilliant play while keeping it aut
Undoubtedly, the thought of living in, or forming a utopian society has flashed through nearly every person’s mind. A few people have even tried to make this ideal dream society a reality. Unfortunately, within the pursuit of these societies the leaders become corrupt and begin to become paranoid with the fear of rebellion. Hundreds of people were murdered during the reigns of Adolph Hitler and Joseph Stalin in what they considered measures to maintain peace and stability within their respectiv
Directions: The following question requires you to construct a coherent essay that integrates your interpretation of Documents A-I & your knowledge of the period referred to in the question. High scores will be earned only by essays that both cite key pieces of evidence from the documents & draw on outside knowledge of the period. 1. It was the strength of the opposition forces, both liberal and conservative, rather than the ineptitude & stubbornness of President Wilson that led to the Senate de
Battle Royal: First Reading Response In the short story Battle Royal by Ralph Ellison, the narrator was struggling to overcome racism. On his grandfather?s deathbed, he could not forget the words he told his father, ?Son, after I'm gone I want you to keep up the good fight. I never told you, but our life is a war and I have been a traitor all my born days, a spy in the enemy's country ever since I give up my gun back in the Reconstruction. Live with your head in the lion's mouth. I want you to o
DEPARTMENT OF NURSING Nursing Plan of Care based on Gordon?s Functional Health Pattern Student Name: _________________________ Date: ____________________ Client Initials: W. B. Setting: hospital Sex: M Age: 77 Contact Date: ___________________ Reason for Seeking Health Care: ___________________________cough ? several weeks, thick yellow phlegm _____________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Medical
Good vs. Evil in ?Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?? JJ Dewey says in his writings that the basic difference between good and evil is this: Good is that which takes us forward on the path of spiritual evolution toward greater freedom, livingness, intelligence, light and love. Evil is that which takes us back into the past to lesser freedom, lesser livingness, lesser intelligence, light and love. Joyce Carol Oate?s short story ?Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been?? is a religious all
Who killed John Fitzgerald Kennedy? This question can be considered as cryptic as the meaning of life. Does anyone know who killed Kennedy? The J.F.K Assassination is a conspiracy wrapped in a conspiracy, wrapped in an enigma? Can the people of the world serious accept what the U.S government has told them - Lee Harvey Oswald single handily killed the President of the U.S.A? Evidence shows that it seems possible that the American Central Intelligence Agency could have been involved in the presid
A TEACHER?S GUIDE TO THE SIGNET CLASSIC EDITION OF JAMES JOYCE?S DUBLINERS By JAMES R. COPE and WENDY PATRICK COPE S E R I E S E D I T O R S : W. GEIGER ELLIS, ED.D., ARTHEA J. S. REED, PH.D., UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA, EMERITUS and UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, RETIRED A Teacher?s Guide to the Signet Classic Edition of James Joyce?s Dubliners 2 INTRODUCTION Dubliners by James Joyce is a good reading choice for advanced level 12th-grade students. As his first published work of fiction, Dubliners sta
First of all, I’ll talk about stage fright and nervousness. One of the major concerns of students in any speech class is stage fright. If you are worried about it, you ‘ll feel better if you know that you ‘re not alone. Actually, most people tend to be anxious before doing something important in public. Actors are nervous before a play, politicians are nervous before a campaign speech, athletes are nervous before a big game. Even I, actually said, now I feel very very trembled. It ‘s a natural r
A Critique and Understanding of Plato?s Theory on Love Plato provides a persuasive theory on love throughout his exchange of ideas in the Symposium and the Phaedrus. However, there are three objections worth arguing to Plato?s theory which include the following: 1) his characteristics of love are expressed from a cultural setting (in relation to sexual attitudes and perceptions of beauty), 2) Plato focuses on a love of assets rather than of persons, and 3) Plato?s theory on love is self-centered
A Few Good Men is a courtroom drama about two marines that are charged with murder of fellow marine and their lawyers? task of clearing their names and finding out the truth of the incident. A Few Good Men has many examples of power currencies. Lt. Daniel Kaffee who is played by Tom Cruise first shows an example of his power currency when he is practicing softball and making his first plea bargain deal with another JAG lawyer. In the scene Lt. Kaffee begins arguing about the McDermott case in w
Shaken Baby Syndrome Studies estimate that fifteen percent of children?s deaths are due to battering or shaking and an additional fifteen percent are possible cases of shaking. Shaken Baby Syndrome victims range in age from a couple of days to a few months old, but six months is the average. Statistics show that one shaken baby in four dies. In the year 95-96, thirteen babies out of thirty-seven died from a combination of Shaken Baby Syndrome and head trauma in the state of Florida. More than si
Thomas Jefferson wished to be remembered for three achievements in his public life. He had served as governor of Virginia, as U.S. minister to France, as secretary of state under George Washington, as vice-president in the administration of John Adams, and as president of the United States from 1801 to 1809. On his tombstone, however, which he designed and for which he wrote the inscription, there is no mention of these offices. Rather, it reads that Thomas Jefferson was author of the Declarati
Although the late nineteenth century gave rise to American industry and brought prosperity, many farmers faced multiple problems that they saw as threats to their way of life and declared valid complaints concerning monopolies and trusts in railroads and the demonetizing of silver, however they also failed to see the true reasons for some of their problems. The expansion of railroads was very beneficial to American business. Even so, these benefits were at the expense of the farmers. The compet
When referencing basic human rights such as the freedom of speech and association, liberty, and equal protection for all citizens in court, the term civil rights is used. Civil rights are the rights belonging to an individual by virtue of citizenship. By nature, these rights include the fundamental freedoms and privileges guaranteed by the 13th and 14th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution and by subsequent acts of Congress including civil liberties, due process, equal protection of the laws, and
In Act 3 Scene 5 the relationship between Juliet and Capulet deteriorates. In this essay I will look at this scene and other relevant scenes, in order to gain an insight into their relationship as whole. Shakespeare wrote in the Elizabethan period. During this period, noble women were expected to be married off to rich, socially acceptable men. Fathers chose the men they considered suitable for their daughters, aiming to marry them off into higher social circles to elevate their own social statu
The Attack on Socrates In order to understand what happened during the trial of Socrates it might help to have a better idea of what Socrates background. Plato was the pupil of Socrates. Little is known of Socrates because it is believed that Socrates never wrote anything. What we know of what Socrates might have said is from Plato. The Apology is the clearest picture of Socrates trial for impiety and corrupting the youth. As Socrates states in his trial (paragraph 1 line 7 page 780) for I am s
Oroonoko was written in the seventeenth century by Aphra Behn, and she left the novel open to numerous interpretations containing various topics for discussion. Much critical acclaim focused on Oroonoko being an anti-slavery text due to Behn?s depiction of its main African characters?Oroonoko and Imoinda. This novel is very interesting based upon its conflicting views between the African and European culture. Behn is the narrator of the text but does not let her opinion about the matter of slave
Creativity and the Traditional Workshops National University- Dr. Shaiyla Hakeem March 28, 2010 Creativity can be defined in several different ways. Creativity is a natural ability that cannot be taught, only improved upon. Levels of creativity vary from person to person due to life experiences, demographics, gender, openness and barriers that may inhibit imagination. Traditional workshops may not be the best means for enhancing creativity for everyone, but it is essential for growing and expand
I think somebody that should be honored, is deffinately Benjamin Franklin. We will be exploring what his life was like before his inventions, what he did invent, and how his many inventions changed the way that we live our lives today. Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, Massachusetts, on January 17, 1706. As a child, He attended Boston Latin School, but his schooling ended when he was 10. Afterwards he began working for his father, and at the age of 12 he became an apprentice to his brother,
Patrick henry's famous speech is about having rights as a human being andbeing entitled to freedom. He would rather be seas than be a servant to another man. The speech was used to convince the house of burgesses to send troops to the revolutionary war. This speech was give on march 23, 1775 in Richmond. It was adreased to the briefings convention. Future presidents such as Thomas Jefferson also attended this event. The speech was creates to convince the house of burgesses to send troops to figh
Irrationality is Justified In order to protect the rest of society one might find it logical that if injustice acts or mistakes are committed against the law, there should be consequences. Some believe that such irrational behavior must be unjustified; however Bigger Thomas?protagonist in the novel Native Son by Richard Wright?models otherwise. Richard Wright introduces Bigger Thomas, a troubled black man who is all at once a liar and a thief. He evokes sympathy for Bigger despite the fact that
There are many things that critics say make Hamlet a Great Work, one of which is the way that Shakespeare masterfully incorporates so many sub-plots into the story, and ties them all into the main plot of Hamlet\'s revenge of his father\'s murder. By the end of Act I, not only is the main plot identified, but many other sub-plots are introduced. Among the sub-plots are trust in the Ghost of King Hamlet, Fortinbras, and the relationship between Hamlet and Ophelia. These three sub-plots are cruc
In our nation?s history, our forefathers drafted one of the most important documents that America has ever seen. This document, The Constitution, was adopted in 1787 with the purpose to ?revise? the Articles of Confederation of 1777. It would become the means of a supreme law to be abided by the American people, and form more structured limitations used to protect and the rights and liberties of the people. Of these important rights later came forth the Bill of Rights; amendments which were adop
In a wartime nightmare of starvation, brutality and death, Anne Frank?s courage and compassion made her an international legacy. During the more than fifty years since World War Two and the Holocaust, few stores have achieved the mythic quality of Anne Frank?s diary, and few accounts have so deeply affected millions of people around the world (Ritter, 1998, pg. 51). At the age of thirteen, Anne began writing a diary which would become not only a valuable historical testimony of World War Two but
Schizophrenia is a serious and disruptive mental illness that occurs in all cultures and affects about 1 in 100 people world-wide. Although the term is sometimes used mistakenly to refer to split personality, schizophrenia is actually an impairment of a person\'s sense of reality that leads to irrational behavior and disturbed emotional problems. Schizophrenia is a disease to the brain. It is one of the most disabling and emotionally devastating illnesses known to man. It has been misunderstood
In Battle Royal, Ellison shows us various things to bring our attention to the pain The minority group suffered. In doing this Ellison shows us relationships between the Torment they felt to our feelings for them. When the boys enter the boxing ring, they are Shown off like animals. The woman dancing represents the sick pleasure derived from the Boys? torture. Ellison shows us a picture of the human mind, in seeing something to lust After then watching young men being beaten nearly to death as a
When the White people, and then the Blacks, arrived on the Caribbean islands, they faced small groups, as the Carib and Arawak, speaking their own language and living their own cultures. Once the mentioned contact was made, the Caribbean creole was created. The original population of the islands had already influenced Spanish, lending them some words, and now was the time of participating in the English and African languages, as well as letting be influenced. The Caribbean creole is a Black Eng
The Landlady The Landlady' is a short story about a young lad called Billy travelling to Bath on a business trip. He arrives in Bath in the evening and looks for accommodation. Bath was an unfamiliar place to Billy so he was unsure of the area. Billy was guided by a porter who recommended the 'Bell and Dragon' because it was close by, but Billy never went. Although the landlady offered cheap prices and cosy surroundings, she changes her attitude towards Billy as the story unfolds. He then realis
Discourse College of Languages and Translation, Linguistics Discourse Analysis: The Effects of Listener’s Identity on the Speaker’s Language Research Methodology December 18, 2012 Abstract The study investigates the effects of the listener’s identity on the speaker’s language. In fact, the paper claims that the listener’s social identity, such as power position, gender differences and young age, determines the speaker’s language, somehow. It mainly discusses how the listener’s power, gender and
English Final Effects of Nature and Pets on Our Physical and Emotional Health During the span of our lives we can go through a roller coaster ride of emotions. Nature and pets I believe give us positive effects on our outlook on life. By being surrounded by nature it gives us a sense of comfort and somehow remind us to be at peace. This is almost the same with pets. Some pets are used as comfort animals such as dogs and cats. Many people choose either one or both of these to show them comfort. N
Answer 1. Discuss the four basic thrusts of the student movement which lead to the founding of Black Studies. - The first would be the Civil Rights Movement (1960). This movement broke down the barriers of legal separation in public accommodations to achieve equality and justice for Blacks. It also helped organize Blacks into a self-conscious social force capable of defining, defending and advancing their interests. They also mobilized, organized and politicized thousands of Black students, and
Black Studies 1. Discuss the four basic thrusts of the student movement which lead to the founding of Black Studies. - The first would be the Civil Rights Movement (1960). This movement broke down the barriers of legal separation in public accommodations to achieve equality and justice for Blacks. It also helped organize Blacks into a self-conscious social force capable of defining, defending and advancing their interests. They also mobilized, organized and politicized thousands of Black student
A Clean Well Lighted Place by Ernest Hemmingway A Clean Well Lighted Place by Ernest Hemmingway “A Clean Well-Lighted Place,” written by Ernest Hemmingway, takes place after 2am in a Spanish café where the characters a young waiter and an older waiter work, and a deaf man is a regular customer. The title, “A Clean Well-Lighted Place,” refers to the café where the story takes place. The night (or early morning) this story takes place, the young waiter is in a rush to get home to his wife. Althoug
Three Events that Mis-Shaped Black America Debate Rubric AAS 101___ Total Points___________ Circle your role and write your name: Judge, Researcher, Debater First & Last Name_____________________________ Grade Very Poor Poor Average Very Good Excellent Points 11 11-13 14-17 18-21 22-25 Content/Research Content had no evidence of research. Content was basic and did not go beyond personal beliefs. Research was not cited, incomplete, or biased. Content was adequate and research was sufficient for t
Senapati 1 Professor Wallace Eng119 July 28, 2015 Fahrenheit 451 Fahrenheit 451 uses the conventions of science fiction to convey the message that oppressive government left unchecked does irreparable damage to society by curtailing the creativity and freedom of its people. Fahrenheit 451 tells the story of Guy Montag, a thirty-year-old-fireman whose job is to set fires, not put them out. He and his colleagues burn books, which are now considered contraband. At the outset, Montag takes pleasure
Functions and Role of Law in Business and Society University of Phoenix LAW/421 Contemporary Business Law Professor Alan Williams March 2, 2015 Introduction The author of this paper will discuss the functions and role of law in business and society as well as to discuss the role of law within the automotive transport industry. According to Business Dictionary.com (2015), 1.A recognized causal link or principle whose violation must or should result in a penalty as failure, injury, loss, or pa
Love, Luck and Friendship Are individuals unable to reach full potential without the interdependence of their other self? Aristotle and Aristophanes both argue that an individual is unable to achieve greatness and completeness without the help of another individual, which they explain as the other half or an extension of ones own self. They state that each individual has another self in the world, whether it be a lover or a true friend, everyone has someone who makes them whole, if they are l
Censorship is sometimes justified OUTLINE Introduction; what is censorship? The right to freedom of thought and expression is protected by laws and constitutions The freedom to read is essential to the democratic way of life. Why censorship is necessary -to avoid brutal acts and violence on the hands of government -to protect the rights of illetrate massess -to maintain peace and harmony in the society Reforms for making censor acts more acceptable -protection of civil rights -necessity of trut
Topic: Paying college athletes. Purpose Statement: At the end of my speech I want the audience to understand why college athletes should not be paid to play. Central Idea: There is a long-standing debate as to whether or not college athletes should be paid to play, I. Introduction a. There is a long-standing debate as to whether or not college athletes should be paid. b. Both sides have points that they can argue, but there is only one side that makes the most sense, and that is keeping it how
Advanced Placement English Language and Composition Class Information and Syllabus Montgomery County High School—Mrs. Botts [email protected] COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES The purpose of this course is to help students “write effectively and confidently in their college courses across the curriculum and in their professional and personal lives” (The College Board, AP English Course Description, p. 7). The course is organized according to the requirements and guidelines of the
Krunal Desai Mrs. DiVietro English 2H 24 Jan. 2015 The United States and Israel: A Unique Alliance When one thinks of the United States in regard to the Middle East, many will think of the U.S.-Israeli alliance. The Jewish state and the American republic share identical democratic values, and they both agree with the steps that need to be taken in making the Middle East a peaceful region with minimal oppression and disturbance. President Barack Obama said, The United States has no better frien
Krunal Desai Mrs. DiVietro English II Honors 28 Mar. 2015 Learning Target 3: All Quiet on the Western Front The famous war novel, All Quiet on the Western Front, establishes the significant thematic differences with its movie counterpart. In the beginning of the novel, Paul Baumer, the protagonist of the novel, speaks of how the company has filled their stomachs with food, and how they are resting a few miles behind the lines. When the movie begins, the audience can perceive that the war had no
 As classrooms from primary school to the university level are more culturally diverse than decades ago, the need to infuse multicultural content into the curriculum becomes increasingly evident. The New York Times published an interactive article on diversity in America from 1880 to 2006 that reveal a 61% percent chance of two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. (Diversity in the Classroom, New York Times) But it must be understood that there is more to di
University of Phoenix Material Thesis Statement Worksheet Step One In Week 1 you chose a topic to research for your final essay. Take a few moments to brainstorm about this topic by considering three to five points of view about that topic. Do not limit yourself to your own opinions; rather, try to identify opinions that others might hold as well. For example: Topic: Censorship Points of View: Some textbooks should be banned from use/study in public schools due to their controversial content. Th
Gap Year 1) What exactly is a gap year? The all-encompassing term “gap year” has taken on different meanings over the years. Holly Bull president of the 30 year old center of interim programs defines a gap year as a period of time that people use to explore areas of interest. Bull says a gap year doesn’t have to be a full year and can be taken at any age, but typical gap year is taken by students between high school and college. Gail Reardon, who runs the gap year counseling firm Taking Off, say
Task: Research for Informative Speech 1. List three topics you have considered for your informative speech. Heart disease Amnesia Deforestation 2. Name the topic you selected and explain why this is your choice. I have chosen Deforestation because many people don’t realize the effect it has on everything around them. 3. From the JSCC databases, list two sources of information for this selected topic. Include here: § the name of the particular database, (JStor, Health and Wellness Resource Center