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expanded into motor vehicles industry during the 1930's. After WWII, the company suffered again but survived later when Herbert Quandt took over the control in 1959. The company rapidly grew considerably and reached a market value of nine billion U.S. dollars in 1979.'(BMW 2006, Corporate)However, it was still small compared to the big U.S. automotive manufacturer. Profits continued to grow up quickly. By 1995, BMW had (34) wholly owned subsidiaries,(14) in Germany and (20) around the world, BMW is not only a car maker; they are one of the world leaders in motorcycle production, aircraft engines, in addition to marine engines. BMW has a long history of providing the best engineering possible
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in between. Automobiles are also great because they can get you places fast, especially in an emergency. Automobiles do not just provide quick and easy transportation; they can save lives as well.
The impact the automobile industry has on the economy makes it great in itself. Four million people have jobs directly from the automotive industry, and millions more who are indirectly employed by the Industry. In the article, “The Automotive Industry: Economic Impact and Locational Issues,” states that these jobs are well-paying jobs with good benefits. The automotive industry also has linkages to many other important industries, which makes the automotive industry have a huge role in the economy
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IB2090 Marketing Seminar Week 4 Case Study
Volvo – Putting the Vroom back into Sales
Volvo became one of the most successful automotive brands for its parent Ford Motor Corporation. When Ford bought Volvo, they bought not only a successful brand and a unique culture, which has never been forced into being just a Ford subsidiary. Volvo maintained independence but benefited from platform sharing, shared research and development, and combined buying power. However, sales for Volvo in 2008 were dramatically down by 18.3% in 2008, and sales were continuing to underperform in 2009. Volvo is a relatively small car manufacturer with less than 1% market share of 62 million cars sold worldwide
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control, synchronized engineering, and lean-production methods are few of the attack that has been employed by domestic manufacturers and suppliers top reserve competitiveness. Many of these schemes have reduced inputs at the production stage and bring about better production as well. Life-cycle management (Kainz et al., 1996) and design for environment practices (Ford Motor Company, 1998) are beginning to be used in the industry to meet regulatory and internal environmental goals.
The automotive industry's product (the vehicle) is also significantly regulated. Succeeding the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries oil ban that realize tripling of oil costs in the mid 1970s, the
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fine. The seatbelt along with the airbag saved her from any serious harm. She is still dazed as she looks over to her two year old, expecting more screaming. Nothing. Nothing happens. She shakes her little girl and realizes that something is drastically wrong. Mica is dead.At last count, this scenario has happened 31 times. How many more times does it have to happen before the automotive industry does something about it? Children are not the only victims, though. Small women and the elderly have also been killed as a result of airbags. The time has come to ask ourselves, 'Do airbags really work?'First off, most people feel that airbags are a great safety device. They let people walk away from
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many different ways. Cobalt- 60 is used commonly for sterilization of spices and foods before they are distributed. It is also used for the sterilization of single use medical supplies such as syringes, implants, gloves and gauzes, sterilization of biological based products and sterilization in the automotive industry. Since Cobalt-60 is naturally unstable, it emits two gamma rays which provide the energy to sterilize objects. The gamma radiation which is emitted from Cobalt-60 effectively kills bacteria and other pathogens without affecting the original product.
Cobalt-60 is also used in simple industrial practices like levelling devices and testing the thickness of gauges. It is also used
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pre-recession high, and the number of licensed drivers has grown with the population. These factors should allow for growth in domestic light vehicle sales.Source: Business Insider
Comparable Companies & Operational Strength
While the above two points make the case for the resurgence of the automotive industry, it must also be determined what makes GM stand above the pack. From a comps perspective, GM looks favorable in comparison to the other five largest auto manufacturers. They have a strong EV/EBITDA multiple that sits nearly 13% below the average. To the value-oriented investor, GM presents an attractive bargain with its Price/Tangible BV ratio of 1.9. This comes in more than 15% lower
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material that is completely environmentally friendly. This essay will focus on the material used in the automotive industry.
The creation of completely environmental friendly material is a task that is very difficult to accomplish especially when we take into consideration the issues with the creation, the assembly and finally the use of these materials. This essay will firstly discuss the improvements targeting the creation of environmental friendly cars that have been done in the automotive industry. Secondly, we will demonstrate that even though the improvements were actually relevant, they don’t guaranty the creation of such a material.
Improvements brought on electrics cars and ultra low
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atmosphere when incinerated and can concentrate in the ash produced by the combustion process.There are two types of batteries; the dry-cell, and wet-cell. The type that I will be concentrating on are the dry-cell batteries and more pacifically the alkaline and zinc-carbon (9-volt, D, C, AA, AAA), mercuric-oxide (button, and some cylindrical and rectangular) varieties due to the fact that they are the most commonly used and also due to the context that most students don't drive and have no need for car or other automotive batteries.CollectionAny one who wants to help the environment can help me help it by sending all their used dry-cell batteries to one of the many bins for each type of battery in
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Toyota Corporation is planning on establishing a new business unit in the automobile industry. Toyota is looking into the hybrid vehicles versus the standard gas vehicles. Toyota understands the need for vehicles; however we are at the mercy of other countries to supply the United States with the amount of gasoline Americans consume. Therefore instead of looking at other ways of obtaining gasoline Toyota has redefined their vehicles to be dependent upon electricity.
The hybrid vehicle concept has been around since November 23, 1905 (Hybrid.com), which indicated an electric motor would augment a gasoline engine. However, the vehicle acceleration was from zero to the 25 miles per hour in
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contract. I am also interested on “Sales and Consumer Protection” because commercial transactions happen in our daily life and as customers, we can protect our rights after learning this topic. Therefore, in this learning summary, I want to introduce “Sales and Consumer Protection” (chapter 16), “Negligence” (chapter 5), and “Contract Law” (chapter6, 7, 8, and 9).
Sales and Consumer Protection (Chapter 16)
After learning “Sales and Consumer Protection,” I can know what kinds of consumer protection legislation protect myself and figure out more about the relationship between buyers and sellers.
Newspaper Examples 1
· Dealer Management System, Inc. V. Design Automotive Group, Inc.
In 2000, Design
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products and services to satisfy the customers, each company has to come up with their own production system due to its important in making the business move forward.However, Japanese Production System is considered as the most successful system among global markets. In this term, Japanese Production System means the system of manufacturing process resulting in products which come from the use of resources or existing of production factor, and this production system have been invented by Japanese people. According to this, Japanese is well-known in an automotive industry. Therefore, I would like to analyze and compare the production system of two big Japanese automotive industries; Toyota and
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best practices, and other needs relevant to potential customers who serve in a management role within small or large organizations that may be bogged down by processes, bureaucracy, or technical experts with little leadership experience.
Future of the Company
Consulting is a fast-paced, evolving industry. In response to this climate, We Can Do It Consulting will offer other services, including facilitation and requirements analysis in the future.
To provide quality services to our clients that will help their companies prosper and grow.
Rebecca Champ — owner, primary consultant
Guy Champ — business manager/sales
Sophie Roberts — account
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-business consulting and services especially for the manufacturing industry. Another news comes from Ford named ¡®Daman and Trilogy Help Drive Ford's Online Success¡¯ (Source2) which stated that ¡°working to enhance and extend the process of online car purchasing, Trilogy Software and Ford Motor Company recently teamed up in a unique Internet joint venture. This new business entity then tapped Daman Consulting to provide the customized technology solution that would move Ford's e-commerce success into the fast lane.¡±Before we research their business models, I would like to give some background of these two corporations.The history of BMW could
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services.1993 was a watershed year in GM's drive to return to profitability and reassert industry leadership. Reflecting a major improvement in North American Operation as well as strong earnings from International Automotive Operations, the corporation earned a total of $2.5 billion representing an $11.1 billion turnaround in North American Operations from 1991, a dramatic and gratifying turnaround after three straight years of staggering losses. Intensified efforts in the areas of customer focus, product quality, global sourcing and advance purchasing, lean manufacturing, communization of processes, systems, and parts, and integration of global resources yielding results in 1993. Clearly
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absolutely sure that the product fits their needs and that it will be available when needed at the right cost. Therefore, many companies enter into long-term contracts, build relationships that enable buyers and sellers to plan jointly, and work to secure for both companies.For example, BASF is a world leader in carpet manufacturing. General Motors is constantly looking for ways to make cars and truck less expensive to manufacture, as well as increasing the value delivered to consumers. BASF and GM work together with Gaskell plc (British carpet manufacturer) to improve the quality as well as the looks and life of automotive carpets. Note that the relationship extends from BASF to Gaskell to GM
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OSCM 4080 – Case Study
28 February 2019
This case details how two leading companies in the automotive manufacturing industry, Toyota and Honda, develop close-knit and sustainable relationships with their supply base. These two companies have outperformed and outscored their competitors for years due in large part to the strategy they have implemented to build relationships with their most important suppliers. The supplier-partnering hierarchy outlines the major components of this strategy and will be summarized in this paper.
The first step in developing positive relationships is to take the time to gain a detailed understanding of how suppliers operate. By making this
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; automotive services, such as car rentals and repairs; miscellaneous repairs; the lodging industry; personal services, such as laundry, cleaning, and garment services; and motion pictures.
There are five areas of the services division that are deemed at least minimally counter-cyclical-that is, they gain jobs more quickly during a recession than in normal times. Health care services are the most counter-cyclical, gaining jobs rapidly during an economic downturn. This is likely due to the nature of this industry; health care is unaffected by recession because consumers see it as a necessity rather than something that can be used less often depending on the economy. Moreover, because much of
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Corporation, 2001. Your Industry, Automotive. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on July 8, 2005 at: http://exxonmobil.com/Siteflow/Industry/IndustryPage_Automotive.aspGeoffrey, Inc. 2002-2005. Company History. ABOUT"TOYS"RUS, INC. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on July 8, 2005 at: http://www2.toysrus.com/about/Seitel, Fraser P. 2004. Part one Evolution, chapter 1. What is Public Relations?Wal-Mart. 2005. Wal*Mart Always Low Prices. Retrieved from the World Wide Web on July 8, 2005 at: http://www.walmartstores.com/wmstore/wm
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order cycle: from marketing and sales through production and planning, sourcing and procurement, installation and service, and finally financial recognition.INFOR ERP Solutions - Financial Management (FM) accounting software for manufacturing industry. The price range for INFOR is $2000 - $100,000, using operating systems for Windows2000, UNIX, Windows XP, Linux, Windows2003, IBM operating systems (Comparing top 16, 2007). INFOR according to 2020software, 2007 has solutions from industrial equipment and machinery to automotive and electronics from biomedical to fabricated metals, food and beverage to consumer packaged goods, precision tools and beyond, from selling and sourcing to production
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Business Solutions to Inventory FunctionsDuring a brief span of 14 years Riordan Manufacturing has grown from a small plastics research and development firm to a multinational plastics manufacturing power. Riordan has expanded their operation to multiple manufacturing and distribution points across North America and China as a result of this growth. Riordan now services over 32 customers of varying in size, including automotive parts manufacturers, aircraft manufacturers, the Department of Defense, appliance manufacturers and bottle bottlers. Enabled through a series of acquisitions, an excellent product line, and aggressive sales, this growth has enabled Riordan to increase market share
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' waterways (Reed, Shedd, Morehead & Corley, 2005).To protect the populace, government has put in place laws and regulations that these corporations have to abide by.Environmental regulations are perhaps the most stringent of governments' regulation of business. The government enforces large technology investment demand on industry for regulatory compliance. However, the penalty for not complying with the regulations or a single act of recklessness can be far greater (University of Phoenix, Week Three, rEsource. Enterprise Risk Web site)Facts:Alumina Incorporated is a four billion dollar aluminum manufacturer, operating globally in eight countries around the world. With 70% of its sales
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administration of the country, causing a lot of instability. From 1955
when president Juan Domingo Peron stepped down from the government until he came back on
October 1973, there were ten different presidents, out of which five were Military governments.
Since the 1950s the country had adopted an economical model of self-sufficiency. President
Peron “promoted” the national industry to produce most of the goods it needed by “protecting” it with
severe restrictions to import, but the production processes they used stayed in the past to become
obsolete compared to the ones of other nations. This outdated production was of far inferior quality
than the production abroad, and the country suffered
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society. Whereas reform is essential, it should not contribute to losses to an organisation. Difference in beliefs, values, demographics, and culture all mould the atmosphere in which individuals work; while someone finds a task interesting, another may find it unsatisfying (Krahn et al., 2011). An example of this culture difference is the Canadian and Japanese automotive industry. The Total Quality Management (TQM) model has been used in Japan and was tested in the Canadian branches of Toyota and Honda. This model revolves around the idea of the managers and workers working together to improve both the quality of the product, customer satisfaction, necessary job redesign, and places
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systems of essential funds whilst continuing to dole out massive subsidies to large corporations so they may compete in the open market and submit to this global culture. The automotive industry and the textiles, clothing and footwear industry both stand out from others for their high level of assistance. Further allies of the anti-globalisation debate insist that the influence of multinational corporations has produced a model for people based on a form of cultural homogeneity. They imply it relies on economic inequality, social authoritarianism, the control discipline inherent in contractual employment or mass unemployment and worse, it promotes an ecological instability based on the
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Strategic Management 2014-2019
TMA03 Walmart around the world
To what extent can Walmart’ s competitive advantages be transferred into international spheres?
Based in Bentonville, Arkansas, Walmart Stores, Inc. was founded in 1945 by Sam Walton and is now one of the largest retailers worldwide. It operates stores in a variety of formats, such as supermarkets, discount stores, warehouse clubs, and online properties. Its product offerings are wide-ranging: automotive accessories, food and beverages, cosmetics, clothing, and housewares. Walmart’s strategy is to be the low-cost leader among mass merchandisers. It operates on a scale unmatched by any of its competitors
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industry. In Autumn of 2007, venture capitalists
APOLLO(New York) bought Australia owned Thomas Nationwide Transport, TNT and a
few months later, acquired a US based Eagle Gate Logistics (a freight management firm), the
both companies were renamed CEVA Logistics.
Ceva has combined storage of more than 8million Sqm.
7th largest air Freight Company in the world.
Ranked in the top 10 largest ocean freight forwarders.
Handling customs clearance in 600+ ports.
Today Ceva is a full service transport and logistics company (cevalogistics.com,2016). Its
head office is in Hoofdoorp, Netherlands.
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which multiple cultures, ethnicities, languages, professions and personalities come together and form a whole that is greater than the sum of its parts.
One of Allianz core competence is customer focus.
Customers are at the heart of our business. Allianz Partners has become the world’s leading B2B2C player by uniting the strengths and successes of three powerful product brands: Allianz Assistance, Allianz Automotive and Allianz Care.
5. Recruitment and Selection in Russia
The insufficient assistance most Russian companies may get from their HR departments in qualitative issues of recruitment and selection makes such functions quite challenging. Recruitment is especially tricky as Russian
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The short story 'The Yellow Wall-Paper' written by Charlotte Perkins Gilman is a cry for freedom. This story is about a woman who fights for her right to express what she feels, and fights for her right to do what she wants to do. The narrator in this short story is a woman whose husband loves her very much, but oppresses her to the point where she cannot take it anymore. This story revolves around the main character, her oppressed life, and her search for freedom.There are many male influences in this woman's life and although they may mean no harm, push her over the edge. The main character's husband, John, and her brother are well-known physicians. They use their power to control the main
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Edgar Allen Poe's Symbolism of Death in 'The Fall of the House of Usher'Death is defined as, 'The termination or extinction of something' (American Heritage Dictionary). Edgar Allen Poe uses this description in 'The Fall of the House of Usher' in different ways. Poe's intention when writing 'The Fall of the House of Usher' was not to present a moral, lesson, or truth to the reader; he was simply trying to bring forth a sense of terror to the reader. Poe's mind works this way, and critics believe this statement, especially when related to this story.Edgar Allen Poe was born in Boston on January 19, 1809. His life was filled with tragedies that started when he was ten months old and until he
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When one begins to analyze a military novel it is important to first look at the historical context in which the book was written. On the nights of February 13-14 in 1944 the city of Dresden, Germany was subjected to one of the worst air attacks in the history of man. By the end of the bombing 135,000 to 250,000 people had been killed by the combined forces of the United States and the United Kingdom. Dresden was different then Berlin or many of the other military targets which were attacked during World War II because it was never fortified or used for strategic purposes and, therefore, was not considered a military target. Because of it's apparent safety, thousands of refugees from all
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Psychoanalysis is a system of psychology originated by the Viennese physician Sigmund FREUD in the 1890's and then further developed by himself, his students, and other followers. It consists of three kinds of related activities: (1) a method for research into the human mind, especially inner experiences such as thoughts, feelings, emotions, fantasies, and dreams; (2) a systematic accumulation of a body of knowledge about the mind; and (3) a method for the treatment of psychological or emotional disorders.Psychoanalysis began with the discovery that HYSTERIA, an illness with physical symptoms that occurred in a completely healthy physical body--such as a numbness or paralysis of a limb or a
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It can be said that a certain degree of darkness lies within every person, but this darkness will not surface unless given the correct environment. The darkness, however, can emerge and ultimately destroy the person if not checked by reason. If one's inner darkness does surface, the victim then is given the opportunity to reach a point in personal growth, and to gain a sense of self-knowledge from it. That is, when one's darkness appears, one must learn from this experience how he or she can prevent similar results from occurring in the future. It is ultimately through self-knowledge that we gain the power to defeat our inner darkness, and all of its elements. Just as everyone has the
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The Odyssey is an epic about a Greek warrior in the Trojan War whose wanderings around his known world and his perilous encounters are the basis of the story. Odysseus' absence from his home is prolonged by the influences of the women whom he encounters.In this epic, several female characters had a profound effect on the plot. They wielded their influence through typically feminine skills and attributes: seduction, supernatural powers, intelligence, and beauty. Some of the women of The Odyssey influenced the actions of men, playing key roles in the epics, such as Calypso, the Sirens, Helen, or Circe; all of these women were responsible for the actions of the men.In The Odyssey, the females
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Aggressive and PassiveAggressive and Passive are two inverse attitudes to things, events or life. They cause different results. Offred and Ophelia are two women who have contrary destinies because of their different attitudes.Offred is a powerless woman in "the Handmaid's Tale". She's a handmaid of a commander in Gilead. She has no freedom. She belongs to him as a property. Her only duty is to have sex with the commander and give birth to a baby. Ophelia is also a weak woman in "Hamlet" play. She has no power over anybody. But their fates in the end are quite different. Offred succeeds in escaping from the dystopian socityGilead, while Ophelia dies of drown. Because Offred is affressive but
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Even though the books of Black Boy and Grapes of Wrath gave a vivid picture of the past American life to the readers regarding the socio-economic bigotry. Both books are similar in focusing the social and economic discrimination in the family setting. On Grapes of Wrath the California prejudice against the immigrants. Prejudice was a strong word, which leaves a bitter taste in the mouth. It is the prejudice against the migrant workers by the established financially Californians. Steinbeck provides four clear examples of prejudice; the man whose children died of starvation, the fishing story, the California police officer and the history of Californians. The best picture to describe was on
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Leprosy is very dangerous for your personal health. It can make you skin fall off. Leprosy slowly eats away at you body. It is deadly to all genders, all ages, all sizes and all races.Another name for leprosy is Hansen's Disease. Leprosy is caused by the organism mycobacterium leprae. The pathogen that carries it is bacteria. Throughout the years people have suspected that inhaling and touching the bacteria could spread leprosy.Symptoms of leprosy appear three to five years after contact. Symptoms include; redness or white patches of skin, lumps on several parts of the body, and fingers and toes may curl inward. The bacteria of leprosy can sometimes cause blindness. If leprosy is not treated
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In the play "Hamlet," Shakespeare's characters are confronted with the timeless question: How can one determine what is actually true from what only seems to be true? Throughout the play, the theme of appearance versus reality is constant. This theme is played out from the beginning, with Claudius' attempt to conceal his secret intentions; Gertrude and Ophelia masking their own truths, and finally Hamlet, who assumes the role of a madman in order to uncover the reality behind his appearance.Various characters try to cover their secret intentions with a veneer of a whole other person. One of the most obvious is Claudius. Claudius murdered his brother, the former King Hamlet, in order to
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Among the places where I have traveled, I especially like Fort Lauderdale very much. It fills me with beautiful memories. It reminds me of the days when I lived in Vietnam where I was born, especially the coconut trees, the hot and humid weather are like Vietnam. Fort Lauderdale has almost all the tropical fruits like jack fruit, durian, and longan. All these fruits are not grown in California.I usually come to Fort Lauderdale for a vacation. I leave behind all the problems at work. I feel free of the stresses after I spend my days at the beach. Anyone who comes to Fort Lauderdale and does not take a swim really missed out on all the fun. The water is very warm in Fort Lauderdale, unlike the
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Rachel ZimmerProf. GraffMilton: ENGL 420June 10, 2002Mockery and Superiority in Canzone:Supported by AreopagiticaMockery, as well as a sense of pride and/or superiority comes out in many of Milton's works and he exemplifies this by writing in ways that seems to humble himself, charm the subject of the poem, and yet scoff at him/her at the same time as well as prove his high intellect. Milton's often-circular logic exemplifies his cunning as well as his superciliousness.He first charms his subject (which also happens to be his reader/audience in many poems-Canzone, Areopagitica, Of Education, The Tenure of Kings and Magistrates…) with words of praise while humbling
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TrichotillomaniaTrichotillomania is a term coined by a French dermatologist in 1889 to describe the compulsive or irresistible urge that he saw in patients to pluck their hair out. The word trichotillomania is a Greek work meaning hair to pull, pluck, mania, frenzy, and madness. This is somewhat misleading as trichotillomania is referred to in psychiatry as an impulse disorder not a "madness" at all.Impulse control disorders are characterized by the inability to control or resist the impulse to do something harmful to oneself or to someone else. A sufferer sometimes experiences a sense of pressure or tension before performing the behavior and can feel a release of tension afterwards
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Romeo and Juliet is an awesome play written by William Shakespeare in the 15th century. This play is based upon two lovers, Romeo and Juliet, who in just a short period of three days meet, marry, make love, and die. Romeo is a Montague and Juliet is a Capulet. These two families have gone by many generations with hate towards one-another. Neither family can forgive and forget whatever argument had been started many decades ago. Although the two families despise one another, young Juliet still proclaims, "My only love sprung from my only hate! / Too early seen unknown, and known too late! / Prodigious birth of love it is to me, / That I must love a loath'ed enemy (1.5.137-140)", to Romeo, her
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In Jean Rhys's compelling novel about racial tension amidst confusion and anxiety, the author addresses this subtext in such a way as to portray Antoinette as a product of an intolerant society. While more of an underlying theme, the character's racial inner struggles in Wide Sargasso Sea represent a significance to the story's overall flavor and intensity, being that Antoinette is torn the entire time between calling herself black or white. Who is she really, and why is she having such a difficult time coming to terms with her true identity?In Rhys's Wide Sargasso Sea, Antoinette is perpetually faced with having to deal with her racial obscurity. Not only does she lack a distinct perception
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J. K. RowlingC/O Scholastic Inc.555 BroadwayNew York NY 10012Dear Mrs. J. Rowling,I have read all four of your adventures, mystery series, Harry Potter. Most amazing out ofthe four is, Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban. Through out the series I could not live toput the book down and had to watch harry out wit every person who thwarted him. In effect hisenemies became more vengeful."Malfoy was furious about Buckbeak. He was convinced that Hagrid had found a way ofsmuggling the hippogriff to safety, and seemed outraged that he and his father had been outwittedby a gamekeeper."That is what kept me reading. You kept putting Harry in to these near impossiblesituations and through friend
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The Argument from Design - Fact, Fantasy or Wishful Thinking ?Tell me why the stars do shine,Tell me why the ivy twines,Tell me why the sky's so blue.Then I will tell you just why I love you.Because God made the stars to shine,Because God made the ivy twine,Because God made the sky so blue.Because God made you, that's why I love you.1Tell Me WhyIn Darwin's Dangerous Idea Daniel Dennett wistfully recalls this simple melody from his youth, but does not lament the demise of its literal meaning at the hands of the hero of his book. No thinking adult could still cling to the myth of the loving God who fashions each of us from earth and breathes life into us. There is no future in myths, no matter
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Although they use different terminology Susan Douglas, Ralph Ellison, and Walker Percy mention and emphasize the importance of control at several points throughout their essays. It can be concluded that all three authors believe that it is important for the individual to maintain control over their own self for to sacrifice control would be to lose the individuality that makes a person. The methods society uses to control the individual varies, according to each author.Douglas discusses the media and the immense power it wields over women and their "narcissistic" selves in her essay. She argues that the media contrives to deceive women into thinking that they are truly the ones in control
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Walker Percy's essay, "The Loss of Creature" maintains that we should "recover the creature" and learn to "extract the thing from the package." However, we can never exclusively recover the creature from the "symbolic package," for we are in a process of continuous discovery throughout our lives and we must see the symbolic complex for more than it appears to be. Percy's methods of perceiving the world are in fact impossible to put into effect for we could not go about placing ourselves into natural disasters and things of the like. Furthermore, that would be defeating the purpose, for once we set out to recover the lost creature, intentionally looking for "it", "it" is lost. However, that
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Aaron Shenassa5/6/01Mrs. WitheringtonWords: 391How Monkey Lost His Tail.It was a day just like any other, except for poor Monkey. It was a hot and windy morning in Mexico City, Mexico, and Monkey found himself on a wooden floor of a smoky bar. His arms were flaccidly dangling down over his legs and his upper body moving back and forth lifelessly, just like it usually does. But something was missing... HIS TAIL!!! Where had his tail gone? He poked his head around his back and it wasn't there, just a hairy stump. The first thing that came to his mind was, "How am I going to kick pests away, peel bananas, and on swing trees at the same time, and what about the Olympics??" You see, Monkey was a
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John GlennIn July 1957, while project officer of the F8U Crusader, he set a transcontinental speed record from Los Angeles to New York, spanning the country in 3 hours and 23 minutes. This was the first transcontinental flight to average supersonic speed. Glenn has nearly 9,000 hours of flying time, with approximately 3,000 hours in jet aircraft.NASA EXPERIENCE: Glenn was assigned to the NASA Space Task Group at Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia, in April 1959 after his selection as a Project Mercury Astronaut. The Space Task Group was moved to Houston and became part of the NASA Manned Spacecraft Center in 1962. Glenn flew on Mercury-6 (February 20, 1962) and STS-95 (October 29 to