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The Forbidden City was the imperial residence and center of the kingdom during the reign of 24 emperors of the Ming and the Qing Dynasty. It is also now the largest and the best preserved ancient architecture in China. The Forbidden City is located in the center of Beijing, and it is a rectangular architectural shape. It can be describe from outside to inside and from south to north.The south of the Forbidden City is the Zhongshan Park which was built in the Liao Dynasty. For in memory of Dr. Yatsen Sun, it assumed the present name. The west of the Forbidden City is the State Council which is now the center of China. Both places are separated by Beichang Street. The north of the Forbidden
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Professor Leslie Rice
11 April 2019
Homelessness in San Jose City
San Jose is the capital of Silicon Valley and the home to many of the world's largest high-tech corporations such as Google, Microsoft, and Facebook. In recent years, the city’s robust economy has grown sharply and created thousands of well-paid jobs, which has made San Jose become one of the richest cities in the nation. San Jose residents and government have been extremely proud of this phenomenon, but the prouder we were to be the world’s leader of innovation and economic success, the more frustrated we were about the city’s homeless problems. We have the nation’s largest homeless camp, named
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March 28, 2017
China City: A Culinary Experience
China City, a restaurant that I visited in Ohio will be the subject of this essay. China City is an American Chinese cuisine, that caters to the more delicate palates of American customers and yet attempts to retain some of its native origins.
Some of the first things that one would expect as a student when entering a Chinese restaurant will be the pungent smell of spices, of crisply fried vegetables and many more conflicting smells of sauces. China City is no different except for a few subtle differences that made up a better experience. First off, three hungry people, including me entered
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4 October 2018
A. Description of elected officials, city, or county representatives and audience
Elected Kern County Board of Supervisors:
District 1 Supervisor: Mike Gleason, Sex: Male Ethnicity: White Age: Unknown (estimated late 40’s) Brief description: Elected November 8, 2012, took office January 7, 2013. Military Background. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Notre Dame.
District 2 Supervisor: Zack Scrivner, Sex: Male Ethnicity: White Age: Unknown (estimated late 30’s) Brief description: Elected in 2010. Previous served Bakersfield City Council for 6 years. Has been a Field Representative for Republican Leader
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Audrey gregory p.2
Ap Lit, p.2
“Cities” Compare/Contrast essay
There are various forms in which authors can show relationships, but one of the most important relationships established is the relationship between the speaker and the work. Although both Mckay and Clifton portray the relationship between the speaker and the city differently, both authors use similar style elements such as imagery and tone to reveal these relationships.
Despite both speakers having different takes on urban/city life, imagery is utilized in both poems to portray these differences. In the poem titled “In the inner city”, the author used phrases like “silent nights” and “the houses
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Why Halifax is the best city in Canada
How many of you would rather live in Montreal, Toronto, or any other city right now. Montreal has hockey games, Amusement park, and concerts, and wrestling. Toronto has the Eaton center which is a shopping mall, sports game, the CN tower, and many other things. Those cities along with many others may be a great place to take a trip to for a few days, but I’m going to tell you why Halifax is the best city to live in. I can understand why you might want to live in a different city but after this talk you won’t have a doubt in your mind that Halifax is the best city to live in. As someone who has lived has lived in Halifax for 20 years, I can
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‘The Dream of Delhi as a
Author name: Veronique D.N Dupont
International Journal of Urban and
Volume 35.3 May 2011 533–54
This article is about the capital city of India,
Delhi. The author, Veronique D.N
Dupont’s area of research is urban and
socio-spatial dynamics of large emerging
metropolis. In her work, ‘The Dream of
Delhi As A Global City’ (International
Journal of Urban and Regional Research;
Vol. 35.3; May 2011; P 533-54), the author
demonstrates how the liberalisation of trade
and globalisation has led to an increased
middle-class ideology and as well to the
need of a transformed urban landscape to
meet the interests of different
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C228 Task 1 V3 2
Community Health and Population Focused Nursing
Task 1 C228 V3
Western Governors University
(A) Sentinel City Action Report
1. See separate attachments for photos and observations.
(B) Needs Assessment
The current population of Sentinel City is 663,862 people, which is an increase of 63,838 people (a 9.6% increase) from estimates made two years ago. The population covers a broad range of people with respect to both age range and racial diversity. 7.4% of the population is under 5 years old, 21.7% are under 18 years, and 10.5% are 65 years and older. The male to female ratio is 50.1% to 49.9% respectively. Caucasians make up the majority ethnicity
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Upon arguing the intricacies and meaning of justice, Socrates questions Adeimantus, brother of Glaucon son of of Ariston, "There is, we say, justice of one man; and there is, surely, justice of a whole city too?"[footnoteRef:1] Adeimantus agrees with this statement and thus bringing the theory, of the inter-relationship between justice in the city and justice in the soul. The essay aims to examine weather the limitations of the city and soul analogy are substantial enough to consider it valid. Furthermore, can the analogy be applicable to reality? Socrates states that, “the just man in his turn, simply in terms of the form of justice, will be no different from a just city. He will be like
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March 22, 2018
Pep Guardiolas Second Season in the City of Blue
Manchester City had a precarious 2016/17 season in the English Premier League. After coming in with high hopes and not providing, it is safe to say Pep Guardiola has really turned around the ship this year to what everyone can agree was a very successful season. Although Pep’s coaching abilities are renowned around the world, his ability to spend his money wisely and prioritizing particular games really captured the encompassment in the season that has just currently been played.
In 2016/17 Pep Guardiola was criticized on how he was unable to convert the considerable dollar amounts into winning games. One of the
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To: Mayor Darrell Steinberg, Governor Jerry Brown
From: Austen Sandoval
Re: Sacramento City Unified School District
California’s significant changes in educational policy have potentially been a boon for the city of Sacramento’s ~47,000 students. However, a gap remains between the reforms themselves and ensuring that education providers have the necessary resources in order for the consequences of these reforms to be realized.
The city of Sacramento’s K-12 public education system, as of 2017, consists of 46,815 students across 82 different schools. The district employs 2,210 teachers with an average tenure of 13 years and has a total budget of ~$498 million (Ed-Data.org
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Week. There are two motorcycle festivals held in Myrtle Beach each year. Bikefest, held during Memorial Day weekend, is often referred to as “Black Bike Week” because of its predominantly African-American attendees and Harley Week, primarily attended by white motorcyclists, is held in mid-May, before Bikefest.
The NAACP lawsuit claims that the city and Myrtle Beach police discriminate against the black motorcyclists who attend Bikefest by putting in place a strict traffic plan for riders. Vehicles that enter Ocean Boulevard, a beachside road that is popular with festival goers, must enter a 23-mile loop at night. That loop can take up to six hours to complete on a busy Saturday night during
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Compare DuBois’ findings from the Philadelphia Negro (1899) to Anderson’s in his chapter “Drugs, Violence, and Street Crime.” Explain Anderson’s claim that the “social dislocation” of the inner-city poor must be understood from a structural and cultural standpoint.
W. E. B. Du Bois’s, the Philadelphia Negro (1899), contributes to our greater understanding of the social dislocation of inner-city poor communities around the United States today. His conclusions, including both the study of the inner-city poor, but also for the study of race, are extremely formative and actually quite alarming considering they were established over a century ago now. Dubois was commissioned by Susan P. Wharton
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The story "The Masque of Red Death" and the poem "The City In the Sea", both written by Edgar Allen Poe have to do with death. Since these stories have to do with death, they are classified as macabres.A verse in the poem says, "Lo! Death has reared himself a throne, in a strange city lying alone", this reminds me of the story because Prince Prospero builds himself a palace and secludes himself from the outer world because their is a plague going around that is killing everyone. This is an example from the text that supports this: "Prince Prospero summoned to his presence...friends from among the knights and dames of his court...to the deep seclusion of one of his castlelated abbeys
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drove her to a roadhouse, beat her till she was unconscious, raped her and dragged her bound body from the bumper of his car (Thompson-Miller, Feagin, Picca & 2015). Following a court processing, a picture of her injured body was showed, but an all white male Jury recommended mercy for the rapist. This shows the unjust and brutal society Black Americans were forced to live in. A Society where your fundamental human and city rights are constantly violated because of white superiority.
In the second part of this article, I discuss the broken windows Theory and how it's increased militarized policing targets and affects Blacks, minorities and low-income individuals. The broken windows theory is
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The novel Bright Lights, Big City by Jay McInerney relates the tale of a young manworking for a prominent newspaper in Manhattan by day, while visiting many bars andnightclubs during the night. He manages to accomplish this through the help of his use ofcocaine, to which he is powerfully addicted. Throughout the novel McInerney employs theuse of the Coma Baby, a current story in the New York Post, a local tabloid, as a symbolicrepresentation of the main character. The Coma Baby has been residing in its mother's wombafter the mother suffered a car accident and entered a coma. The debate is to whether theComa Baby will see the 'light of the delivery room'. In this passage the main character
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City University of Hong Kong
Department of Applied Physics and Material Science
Nanostructure and Nanotechnology
Lab Report of
Lab 1. Colloidal synthesis of gold nanoparticles
Date of Exp.: 14/10/2015
Liu Tsz Kwan
When we complete this laboratory, we are able to:
1. Applicate the concept of light scattering on particles in colloid suspension.
2. Differentiate the difference between reflection and absorption of UV.
3. Applicate the concept of reduction and oxidation we had learnt.
4. Compare effect of the color change and wavelength absorption on the different time and density of stock solution of the gold salt (HAuCl4).
In this experiment we are going to mix
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his manifesto “I am going to enter the hottest sorority house in UCSB and will slaughter every spoiled stuck up blond slut.” (Johnston) To demonstrate a perpetrator with external sources is Sayfullo Saipov who had ties to the terrorist group ISIS. Saipov killed eight people, in what ABC news calls a “vehicle attack in New York City in 2015.” (Katersky et al.) Saipov required hospitalization after he was shot by police during the attack. Authorities say Saipov told them from his hospital bed that he was proud of what he had done. (Katersky et al.) Investigators found social media links associated with terrorism and in a handwritten note, Saipov wrote he carried the attack on behalf of
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Resocialization of Offenders (MSC5713) – The Green Mile – A View on Punishment and Control 1
“The Green Mile – A View on Punishment and Control”
Tony S. Walker
Resocialization of Offenders (MSC5713) Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma City
The Green Mile was released in 1999 and directed by Frank Darabont. The movie was co-written by Stephen King and Frank Darabont. The movie “The Green Mile” follows a correction officer named Paul Edgecomb in the 1930s. Paul is the supervisor at the death row wing (also known as The Green Mile) at Cold Mountain Penitentiary. Commonly death role wings are called “The Last Mile” but in the movie, the correction officers called it The Green Mile
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Level 2 unit 218 administer human resource records
1. Understand the administration of Human Resource (HR) records
1.1 Explain what HR-related information needs to be kept and why
When working as a HR administrative there are many documents you need to keep that hold information on the employees for example you need to legally give an employee a contract and in the HR department we would then keep this contract for future reference if the employee had any question or queries we could outline what was in the contract. We also need to keep medical or disability history records because if there was ever an accident in work we could then look at the employees file and outline any medical history
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Muhammad Ali refused to fight in Vietnam
Born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr., in Louisville, Kentucky, on January 14, 1942, the future three-time world champ changed his name to Muhammad Ali in 1964 after converting to Islam. He scored a gold medal at the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome and made his professional boxing debut against Tunney Husaker on October 29, 1960, winning the bout in six rounds. On February 25, 1964, he defeated the heavily favored bruiser Sonny Liston in six rounds to become heavyweight champ.
On April 28, 1967, with the United States at war in Vietnam, Ali refused to be inducted into the armed forces, saying “I ain’t got no quarrel with those Vietcong.” On June 20, 1967, Ali
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The issue that will be being dealt with in this essay is Article 8[footnoteRef:1] and the UK’s discretion in regards to two components which are the backbone of immigration cases and these are the rules in regards to the aspect of finance, language and relationship- i.e. the eligibility requirements under the immigration rules (IR) - and the other component being deciding cases on family matters individually. [1: HRA (1998) ]
What will first be dealt with is Article 8 itself which is the right to private and family life, the wording in itself of the Human Rights Act 1998 includes the word ‘respect’ which connotes that this is not an absolute right and allows each member state within the
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5 March 2018
Introduction to Literary Study Paper #1
“When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer,” written by American poet, essayist, and journalist Walt Whitman, he gives readers an outlook that wisdom is better than knowledge. Whitman describes the surrounding (lecture room), full of enthusiastic students but then disorientates the flow with a character’s escape plan. He states: “the astronomer where he lectured with much applause in the lecture-room, How soon unaccountable I became tired and sick.” (line 4 & 5). This part of the poem is the main focus point which drives the poem into a leading resolution. He states: “till rising and gliding out I wander’d off by myself
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Francesca Lily Hall
A prediction: What would happen to the Roman Catholic Church if priests were allowed to engage in sexual intercourse?
Word Count: 1,371
"Celibacy is not doctrine in the Catholic Church, it's a law. It can change”
Brazil homes the largest number of Catholics today; encompassing 140 million, however the ratio of Catholics to priests has risen drastically within the past decade. There are currently 7,100 priests to 1 Catholic. Efforts to import priests around the world has failed due to language and cultural differences. Since the rise of Pentecostal, which allow leaders to marry and offer more engaging roles to woman, there has been a twenty seven percent decrease within
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Question: Show how conflicts were important to the texts as a whole.
In the novel Lord of the Flies by William Golding the author creates various conflicts in his novel that were central and important to the text. Conflict exists between the contrasting representation of the symbols of the two tribes the boys form, the conch and the pig’s head on a stick, and conflict also exist internally within man. However, undoubtedly, the main conflict that exists within this novel is the conflict that exists between the democratic protagonist, Ralph, and the brutal and savage antagonist, Jack.
Throughout the novel Ralph and Jack are at odds to the extent that even their personalities conflict with each
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a period of time lasting less than three years. While residing in Cincinnati she developed a very negative opinion of the city and eventually blamed the failure of a business venture the city and its residents. Many critics believe Trollope used the power of her writings to exploit revenge on the residents and city of Cincinnati for the failure of her new business based in Cincinnati.In order to successfully study the blistering comments and their relationship to her failed business in Cincinnati, it is important to research select facts regarding Trollope's life from the very beginning. Francis Trollope was born March 10, 1779, in Stapleton, England. Reverend William Hilton and Francis
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PCS 101 Introduction to American Government
Electoral college is a body of electors chosen or appointed by a larger group to represent
the states of the US, who cast votes for the election of the president and vice president. When
Americans vote for a president and vice president; they are actually voting for presidential
electors, known as the electoral college. It is these electors, chosen by the people, who elect the
chief executive. The constitution assigns each state a specific number of electors equal to the
combined total of the state’s senate and house of representatives; the number of electors in each
state ranges from three to 54, for a total of 538 electors. A majority of 270
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May 27, 2016
“How Getting High Made me a Better Caretaker”
In the op-ed article “How Getting High Made me a better Caretaker” by Tom Huth, Huth argues that marijuana created a better lifestyle for him. He explains the hardships of being a caretaker for his wife who is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, leaving him with greater duties . However, smoking marijuana has made him feel as if he is free of responsibility and a better caretaker for his wife as well. He proceeds by explaining the gratitudes of smoking marijuana throughout the article to convince the reader that smoking marijuana can make an individual feel “enriched and enlivened”. I agree with Huth’s argument and believe
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Performance Review – Ariana Grande Dangerous Women Tour
The musical performance I choose to attend was an Ariana Grande concert which took place at 7 pm March 5th at the Air Canada Centre. The entire duration of the concert was 3 hours. Her set list included 20 songs from her album Dangerous Women. I arrived by my seat at 7 pm sharp and the concert did not start until 8 pm. The one hour wait consisted of people chatting with each other and obnoxiously loud background music playing on the screen. The sounds of people setting up the main stage were echoing throughout the arena yet was overshowed by the deafening background music. An hour later, the background music stopped and a low drumming
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What is the WANNACRY VIRUS?
Recently Ransomware virus software spread like a bed bugs . likewise ransomware creates computer data instability. Every user is moving towards digitization. Users keep data secure in his or her computer. But what if data is hijacked. A ransomware is one of the software virus that hijack users data. A ransomware may lock the system in a way which is not for a knowledgeable person to reverse. It not only targets home computers but business also gets affected. It encrypts data in such a way that normal person can no longer decrypt. A person has to pay ransom to decrypt it. But it does not generate that files will be released. This paper
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Mini’s Coaching Manual
Ver 2.0, Nov 2013
Summary by age group 3
Rules – U6, U7, U8 4
Rules – U9 6
Rules – U10 8
Rules – U11 10
Rules – U12 13
The warm up 14
Training the throw/catch 15
Training finding space 15
Training positioning 15
Training the tackler 16
Training the ball carrier 16
Training the breakdown 17
Training the scrum 17
Training the lineout 18
Training the maul 18
RUGBY RULES: Summary by age group
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The Great barrier reef is the world's biggest community of living organisms , but in recent study by Trevor Nace he states “ Half of the great barrier reef has been died since 2016, over 16,000 miles of coral has been proclaimed died since the beginning of 2016”.Recently the great barrier reef has been pronounced dead by marine biologist around the world,The reason i'm talking to you all today about the great barrier reef is because of coral bleaching that has plagued this world and the effects coral bleaching has on the ocean and the world.As an inspired marine biologist i take this phonomanoe to heart because of the role coral has in the ocean and the ecosystems around them.So today I
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Critical Paper 1.
March 6th, 2019
In the essay “Civil Disobedience”, philosopher David Thoreau voices his opinions on what he thinks is wrong with the American government and the roles its citizens need to play to see the change they desire. Being viewed as a “radical individual” and a “transcendentalist”, Thoreau prided himself on idealism over materialism, meaning that he believed in the practice of forming and pursuing ideas which could sometimes be unrealistic in opposition to material possessions and physical comfort, which points to fact that he urges citizens to be resistant to government laws. In addition, his
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Thato Rose Marabe
Dear Priest and the Bishop
I hope that this letter finds you well. Honestly I am very exited to be getting confirmed. This means that I can be a more perfect Christian and a witness of Christ by the gifts of the Holy Spirit, the Holy Spirit which will strengthen me so that I can lead a holy and apostolic life. Not only will this sacrament influence me personally but my position in the parish of the Catholic Church. After I have received the sacrament of confirmation I will be recognized as a full member of the Catholic Church enabling me to be involved in the parish with more depth. Receiving confirmation will also allow me to be much closer to God and the bond between me
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Sarah Hughes 202 14.11.18 Task 1a
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Health and Safety at Work Act
It is the EMPLOYERS responsibility to maintain the workplace and make sure I is safe to work in, they must give employees appropriate training and supervision. Access and exit points must be kept clear and free of hazards at all times. Employers must make sure the salons h/s systems are reviewed and updated regularly and that a suitable working environment and facilities are provided.
It’s the responsibility of the EMPLOYEE to work together with their employer and communicate about all h/s issues so the law can be upheld. Employees must also maintain h/s of themselves and others around them.
PPE AT WORK
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‘In Gothic writing, female characters are generally presented as victims.’
By comparing The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories with at least one other text prescribed for this topic, discuss how far you agree with this view.
The view that in Gothic writing, female characters are general presented as victims is proven true in many cases, especially in more traditional Gothic literature. However, as the subversion of normality is central to the Gothic, as identified by Kidd, throughout the twentieth century, female empowerment became a key feature of the Gothic genre. Both carter’s “The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories,” and Morrison’s “Beloved,” are feminist Gothic literature, and thus both
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Discussion and comparison of Elisabeth zacharie
In middle age of western music, neumes was an effective method to memorize melodies and the frame of a chant. It gave people a sense of what was the melody’s contour, even the exactly accurate pitch and rhythm were missing. This way was useful during the medieval period because people had learned music by using oral transmission for centuries before they invented neumes. According to what we learned from the class, they are several reasons why people using neumes during the middle ages. Firstly, there was no physical materials such as parchments or animal skins to read music, musicians had to find other ways to pass the songs. Secondly, they
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May 5, 2019
Great Gilly Hopkins Analysis
The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Patterson follows Gilly, an eleven-year-old foster
child through her newest home. Gilly has been through several foster families and has
experienced problems with each one. When she arrives at Maime Trotter's house, she feels like
her experience won't be any different than her past. Gilly decides to continue with her angry,
rude, and troublesome behavior in an attempt to distance herself and hopefully end up with her
biological mother. Throughout her stay in Maime Trotter's house, she begins to have new
experiences, face consequences for her bad behavior, and receive patient
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Claudia Rankine’s Citizen
Racism is a prominent issue in America. Claudia Rankine’s Citizen discusses racism in America through different accounts, in order to educate those on how it affects the African American community. The book is divided into seven sections that showcase different forms of art: from poetry and prose to colleges and scripts for video installations. Similar to the style she divides the experiences shared from micro-aggressions to larger public national events seen by the world. Although citizen is a book of poetry, it forms is unlike many others, as it is categorized as a lyric. A lyric poem is one that discusses strong emotions in a
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GENDER IN THE MEDIA 1
If there’s anything people are realizing these days, it’s that representation matters. A lot.
Media is incredibly influential, and not many people seem to realize how much of an impact it
has on our society as a whole. But while people of color are finally starting to get their spotlight
on the silver screen and in our streaming apps, there’s a huge group of people who still haven’t
seen much representation at all, and when they do, it’s a mostly negative portrayal.
When we portray people, they’re generally male or female, and there is no
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Thankful For As a citizen of the beautiful city of Who, I want to thank and compliment the Mayor for his wonderful job of making the city a nice place to live in. I what to thank the Mayor of Who for making the city clean and green for the people of Who and for giving food to people who are starving. I like to give him compliment for making the city crime free. The Mayor of Who had done a great job for making the City a better place to live in.I remember when I use to walk in sidewalk and I see garbage that's not been pickup for a month and I saw bum just sleeping in the street with garbage in their side. But now they pickup garbage every week now and thanks to the Mayor the bum in street
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My hometown is a beautiful city with a small number of people. It lies in the south of China, where is next to Macao. She is ZhuHai.
ZhuHai is one of the five economic special zones in China, because the air is fresh there, and is the cleanest city where I never been before. So it is so-call ¡°garden city¡±.
But what were things like in the city in the old days? It is said that it was a sad, dirty little city. There were only about several thousands people in it. Lift was good for a few rich families, but most of the people were poor. They lived in dark, unhealthy rooms in the old building and huts on narrow muddy streets.
Everything has changed now. People have got
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Writing in The Liberal Arts
November 3, 2018
Socrates’ Unsteady Conviction
In Book IV of The Republic of Plato, Socrates proposes that the city in speech is happier without the strain of money and wealth. “Then from both poverty and wealth the products of the arts are worse and the men themselves are worse.” (421 e) He fears that money hinders productivity and promotes negligence. Socrates’ stance on wealth and money in Book I is poles apart from his restored sentiment in Book IV. “They say that for the rich there are many consolations .” (329 e) The tranquility Cephalus experiences during his old age is a result of wealth, pursuant to Socrates. A potential
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The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas: Critical Analysis
The author begins this short story vividly comparing the city and citizens of Omelas to a “city in a fairytale”. He scripts a city full of “sunshine flickers”, “children playing”, and “citizens smiling” to emphasize the positivity and perfection of this Omelas society. In almost every fairytale there is a villian set in place for the meer purpose of allowing the citizens to understand what suffering is. Omelas also has a reminder of suffering, which is the “imbecile”, that is a ten year old child rotting in a basement for the sake of the every other citizen in the city’s happiness. This short story elucidates the theme of
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March 29, 2019
Finding the Lost
Are these cities Atlantis and El Dorado are lost to the times we look to the past and
present we as humans like the idea of lost or being unable to find things that will better our lives.
In the past Atlantis a lost city was a myth that many believed to be real, where currently we look
to find the lost treasure of Eldorado. As a society we look to the unknown for some adventure
and something to look for and follow. As we look at both they are very similar concepts as they
are lost things that have never been found. As time goes on the more we want but the things that
our lost will stay lost and media will cover it so we
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My hometown Ahmedabad is a big and a nice city of India. It has all advanced facilities, co-operative people and very nice tourist places. It is not only the place of getting entertainment but also the place of gaining good education. Because of this all this is my favorite place for living.Ahmedabad is technically very developed city. Many advanced hospital are builded in Ahmedabad. For instance, many big heart hospitals are there with all advanced facilities to cure heart disease. To get its advantages many people from different cities have been coming here. Beside advanced hospitals, it also has advanced facility for getting and for conveying information such as cyber cafes and iway
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Why do we have so much traffic in Miami?
The 2017 Global Traffic Scorecard ranked Miami 12th among U.S. cities where the drivers spend more hours in a traffic jam. About 64 hours during the rush hours with the economic cost of approximately $2,072 per driver annually. Many are the causes of this issue, and as regular driver Miami’s fast – growing population, inadequacy of the public ‘s city transportation system, and the rudest behavior of significative number of drivers in the city.
It is believed that Miami’s fast – growing population rate is 5.4% higher in comparison with the rest of Florida’s cities grew fast. Miami is the six of the nation’s 20 fastest growing metropolitan areas
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Where a person was born or raised often plays an important role in their lives.There are often comparisons between a urban civilization to rural civilization. Humans adopt to different environments that would be the most suitable for their style of living. Society as a whole didn't tell us where civilization should take place. Choosing the right place for a living depends on the matters of self preference and comfort. Throughout the last decade, I was brought up in two different cities that are thousands of miles apart - - New York City and Houston. The two cities are ranked among the top ten in state / city population, yet there are structures and mainframes which we can soon identify or
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SOC 143A: Urban Society
May 2, 2018
Los Angeles: Is It Really the City Of Angels?
Ever since I was a little kid, I always dream of living in Los Angeles one day. In my mind, Los Angeles represents California because it has beautiful beaches, sunshine and Disneyland. Los Angeles is an incredibly diverse city, home to people from over 140 countries who speak 224 languages that have been identified. Ethnic communities like Korea Town, Chinatown, Thai Town, Little Ethiopia and Little Tokyo show what a multilingual and cultural city Los Angeles is today. However, the City of Angels is still a segregated city after all these years. The city overall is becoming less
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Sparta v. Athens Sample Essay
Ancient Greece is a land of many city-states, called poleis. Each polis had its own government, laws, rulers, and customs, although they did have certain things in common such as their language and religion. As a rule, though, the city-states did not get along. Two of the most famous and influential city-states were Sparta and Athens. If anyone today were given the opportunity to travel in time to live in one of those two city-states, Sparta should definitely be the one they chose. Sparta is far superior to Athens because their army was fierce and protective, girls received some education and women had more freedom than in other poleis.
First, the army of