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throughout the higher class,
while the Chinese had dynasties. In Rome, the real center of power was the Senate. The Senate
made decisions as a group, and had the power to elect other political officials. They did not
always use their power completely fairly, though, and they would exercise their power in corrupt
ways. For example, officials in the Senate would nominate their sons for public offices. Han
China was similar in this specific way– their dynasties were basically a way to pass power down
through the generations of a specific family. Another political similarity between the two
empires was that religion and politics were hand in hand. Romans were polytheists, and their
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power (140 BC)He made improvements to Shi Huangdis Great wall. He also strengthened the army. By the end of Wudis reign, Chinese rule stretched west into Central Asia, north into Vietnam and Korea.Death of Wudi (87 BC)Han dynasty started to fall apart. Warlords gained power. When he died the emperor gave up power and the Han dynasty ended.End of Han Dynasty (220 AD)China broke up into several smaller kingdoms.Explorations of Marco Polo (1200 AD)His stories of China saying it was a royal place with walls covered in gold and silver. It excited the imaginations and greed of monarchs and merchants to take over china.Birth of Dalai Lama (1935 AD)He was discovered when he was 2 years old, when he picked out his items out of a large pile of stuff, and yet he knew what was his.Beginning of Communism in China (1949 AD)Communist won the civil war and made china into a communist country. They replaced old system of land ownership wit communes.www.google.com
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Chinese influence, such as Confucianism, Buddhism, and Chinese writing characters diffused to Japan, but it remained unique in many ways.
Though the Korean people have had many cultural exchanges with China, Korea has kept its own distinct identity throughout history. Chinese influence began to flow into Korea during the earliest Korean kingdom, the Ko Choson (Old Choson) kingdom, which was conquered by the Han dynasty of China. (Korea also had contacts with Japan but was closer to China at the time). When the Han left, Korea split into 3 kingdoms: the Koguryo, the Silla, and the Paekche. Each adopted different aspects of Chinese culture: Koguryo adopted Buddhism, the Chinese code of law, the
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Art is a way to express ideas that include rebelling or honoring one's country. Ai
Weiwei is a chinese artist who has been highly critical of the chinese government's stance on
human rights. He has been harassed by the police and sent to jail multiple times. However, that
hasn't stopped him from continuing to share his ideas to the world. Ai Weiwei shares his opinion
on his country, China, through his art. Ai Weiwei rebels his chinese culture because of the
limited human rights the chinese citizens have, and the government corruption.
Ai Weiwei is known for his voice in human rights. The same way he uses his voice in his
art to show how he rebels his country's
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generally based on class though, the rich cooked in elaborate ways such as stir-frying or steaming. The rich also ate more meat and eggs and fish.Regardless of class, Chinese had two meals a day. One was at mid morning. The other was before nightfall.China is noted for it's tea, but before it was invented in China warm rice beer was usually drunken. The Chinese in the Han dynasty developed tea.Fish was important to the Chinese. By 100 BC artificial ponds were made to breed carp.Hunting was usually considered a sport. The meat they caught was sold at the market, eaten, or preserved.The Chinese? Celebrating signified many good foods. The Chinese celebrated on weddings, birth of a son, a funeral
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make the gigantic metal statues and bells that decorated the imperial palace.Feudalism was abolished, and land was taken from landowners and distributed among peasants, who were then taxed by the central government. A new code of law was devised and applied to all citizens equally, regardless of rank.Conscription was devised; Males between seventeen years old and sixty years old was to serve one year in the army.Endless labor in the later years of Qin Shi Huang's reign provoked even more widespread discontent amongst the populace. However, the emperor was able to maintain stability due to his tight grip on every aspect of the lives of the Chinese people. The extent of this harsh rule was finally ended a few years after the First Emperor's death, in which the Qin Dynasty was overthrown, and Han Dynasty succeeded.. The new dynasty uplifted some of the harsh laws that was set by the Qin Dynasty, thus making the populace happy once more.
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developed during the Han period to gain equal footing in battle with the confident horsemen to the west. While other similar, yet lackluster, devices were found earlier in India the precursor for the European version was created independently in China. Originally it was used as simply an aide in mounting but as Chinese horsemen started using heavier weapons and armour the stirrup was developed so that they could effectively dominate a head on charge. The knights of the European feudal age who charged across the fields and dominated warfare were a product of the Chinese stirrup. While one Chinese invention would give power to the Knights, another earlier one would begin to take it away. During the
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.) and Hu-han-yeh (52 B.C.) finally surrendered (Liu, 1988, #14). The defeat of the Xiongnu further increased the cross-cultural exchange between China and the near east as many countries started to pay tribute to China.Through all the military confrontations between the western regions, Chinese emperors realized that obtaining goods through military operations is just too expensive and unpractical. So their solution to this was to increase the trade with the west. In order to improve the safety of the trade routes, Han government extended the Great Wall and built the Jade Gate west of Dunhuang, and then set up several garrison stations in the north western frontiers. As for the trade
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Confucian ideas also served as a baseline for Liu Dapeng and Kong I-chi in the 19th century.
Confucian ideas firstly started by Confucian in early Zhou dynasty. Then it became the fundamental idea for Chinese people for centuries. Lots of scholars added their new thoughts in Confucian ideas, however, the main value remains the same in the Confucian ideas such as benevolence, filial piety, and five bonds in the society (China’s Intellectual Culture and the Confucian Legacy, 01/31). Kangxi emperor was the second emperor in Qing dynasty. He highly promoted Confucian ideas in order to win respect from educated Han Chinese. He also collected the imperial encyclopedia which is a collection of the
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observation, and her understanding of human nature. In addition, she also used her
knowledge of Chinese artistic vocabulary to represent her culture. According to Bower
Museum experts, Loretta Yang is one of the most influential Chinese glass artists of our
time. This special edition of glass masterwork was collected by both Bowers Museum 1
as well as the National Museum for Women in the Arts. The original piece was set for a
limited edition of eight pieces worldwide. However, many people recognize the glass
baby doll figurine as both a moving artwork as well as prayer, given the nature of such a
universal and heartfelt sentiment from the placement of the delicate hand with the baby
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excludes the large number of women engaged in agricultural and household work.Social:Both in population and in surface China is an enormous country. This leads to many geographical differences. For instance the country knows may different languages; Standard Chinese or Mandarin (Putonghua, based on the Beijing dialect), Yue (Cantonese), Wu (Shanghaiese), Minbei (Fuzhou), Minnan (Hokkien-Taiwanese), Xiang,Gan, Hakka dialects and minority languages. China also knows many different ethnic groups; Han Chinese 91.9%, Zhuang, Uygur, Hui, Yi, Tibetan, Miao, Manchu, Mongol, Buyi, Korean, and other nationalities 8.1%. Since the country is officially atheist there are not many different religions, small
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Marcus Andre 4/17/17
Questions 1-3 refer to the image above
1. This new invention would be used for...
a. Farming and agriculture
b. Bronze metallurgy
c. Manhattan Project
d. Lateen sails
2. This would be introduced in which periodization
a. Classical Era
b. Neolithic Era
c. Post WWI
d. Early Modern
3. The image represents
a. Mesopotamian Wheel
b. Chinese compass
c. Muslim astrolabe
d. Donut from 1847
Questions 4-6 refer to the map above
4. This map represents a picture of which of the following trade routes
a. The Silk Road
b. The Turquoise Road
c. The Burger
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that an applicant from Beijing is 41 times more likely to be admitted to Peking University than a student with similar scores that’s from the poor and largely rural province of Anhui.
Many forms of conflict are usually between the majority Han and various minority ethnicities, but there are also conflicts among minority groups. In regions designated for one particular ethnic group, policy guarantees affirmative action in favor of members of the designated group who apply for jobs in the state sector. But if you’re members from other minority ethnic groups who live in that region, you will experience less favorable socioeconomic conditions. Affirmative action and other policies toward minority
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people.Today Tibetans are outnumbered by Han Chinese population in their own homeland.In summery, Tibet is rich in culture and through that holds a certain pride. Even though the persecution by the Chinese government and the fact that Tibet is a third world country struggling for everyday amenities is ever pressing against them. Without their religious belief's, the corner stone to this little society, it is safe to say this amazing people would not have survived.The Tibetans are such a beautiful people, always smiling and joyful. I can only hope that they will have the freedom to continue to pass down their culture to further generations, to explore their religious values, in freedom to become truly free.
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normal, but we don’t require the doctor's note saying that. The same may apply to
geijutsu. This "thing" that may be called geijutsu at one time or another does not
require the name of geijutsu all the time ... By the way, what is Anti-Art (Han-geijutsu)?”
(“Art, Anti-Art, Non-Art” 2). Reiko Tomii takes advantage of the sources and gives a
lucidity to tricky arguments by hunting down the root, ideology, and controversies
about “Anti-Art” etymologically. Tomii says “Borrowed from ancient Chinese, geijutsu is
the etymological equivalent of the Greek techne and the Latin ars, initially signifying the
diverse "arts and learning." ln modern Japanese, geijutsu is similar to art in English. It
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people in a way that most didn’t. He stressed equality because of this. They had never had a functioning democratic authority before so this came as a nice change.
In 1367, Wu’s forces defeated the Kingdom of Dazhou. This victory granted his government authority of the lands north and south of the Yangtze River. A year later, others surrendered and Wu proclaimed himself emperor of the Ming Dynasty. With this rule, his mission was to drive away the Mongols and restore the Han Chinese rule in China. This eventually happened, replacing all of the former governing with Han Chinese officials.
At the start of Wu’s reign he married his first wife, Ma, who of which was the poorest of the realm. He
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translated as the Book of Songs, is the earliest existing collection of Chinese poems and songs. It consists of 305 poems and songs, many of which range from the 10th to the 7th centuries BC. The book was first known as a Classic, forming part of the Five Classics in the Han Dynasty, after the Emperor officially adopted Confucianism as the guiding principles of Chinese society around the 1st century AD.
Nearly forty years after Cathay appearing in 1954, 69-year-old Ezra Pound published his English translation of The Book of Songs: The Confucian Odes: The Classic Anthology Defined by Confucius. This is his "culmination of nearly half a century's devotion to the translation of poetry", which captures
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: Ch. 2-3, 5.
Tuesday-- Focus on India: Comparison between Environment, including Climate, in Asian civilizations, extent of Harappan trade, causes of Harappan decline; blending of Aryan and Indigenous culture;
Thursday: Focus on China: Impact of Chinese writing, role of Women, kinship groups, early Chinese Philosophy, Mandate of Heaven, shi. Warring States, Confucianism, Daoism, Legalism. Rise of the Han.
Tuesday: Quiz on Student Learning Objectives 3.1. 3.2., 3.3, 3.4, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
Sept. 18, Week 4: Classical Civilizations of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East
Topics: The influence of Persia on Greece, Persia, Patterns and Challenges of Imperial Rule; role of roads and
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/collectivism dimension (Chan et al. 2007; Han and Shavitt 1994). Examination of this key similarity/difference has been undertaken in numerous international advertising studies, but rarely in studies of humorous appeals (Alden et al. 1993; Lee and Lim 2008). Our research extends the examination to the theme or object of the humor in the advertising appeal.In this study we examine both cognitive mechanisms and the psychodynamic approach of the impact of themes of humor. These themes are categorized as either aggressive (including sexual and aggressive) or non-aggressive. Each of these themes can be expressed through incongruity-resolution humor (Hempelmann and Ruch 2005). This study will then illustrate
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system of government. Their presence served merely to hasten what was already inevitable. According to these historians the main cause of the changes in Japan were from within and not from without; from impulse and not from impact.
The internal influences responsible for the changes are to be sought in the political, religious, intellectual and economic life of the country.
Tokugawa Iyeyasu (1630-16) and his immediate successors had made Buddhism the national religion, had discouraged inquiry into the past history and traditions of Japan and had fostered Chinese scholarship, particularly that of the Sung school. For many years these influences remained dominant under rigid governmental
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. Construction of the Great Wall was begun during the Ch'in Dynasty (ca. 328-206 B.C.), and continued under the succeeding Han Dynasty (ca. 353-100 B.C.).*Xena's second trip to Chin was made by boat. The sea route from Greece to India, and beyond to Cambodia and Chin, date from 100 B.C.The reason the timing is actually insignificant is that the stories are timeless. Xena and Gabrielle die and are reborn more than once during this series allowing them to interact in different times and places. The themes of this series involve transcendent love among people and between a people and a god or system of gods.One of the most common comments concerning Xena Warrior Princess is the context of Sapphic
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developing countries, Taiwan's weakening ability to maintain a healthy trade surplus, and its difficulty in establishing or promoting brand names.Taiwan's domestication, or the migrants' re-adoption of the traditional Chinese lifestyle, was attributed to two main factors. The first was the natural factor of a migratory community seeking conformity with the parent society and its standards in social restructuring. Economic prosperity and the subsequent population flow, township settlements, ethnic assimilation, the disappearance of regional feuds, and the slow but steady emergence of a clan system founded on blood relations, gradually rid the migratory society of the special features that once
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Ernest Hemingway’s Hills like White Elephants
The short story Hills like White Elephants by Ernest Hemingway is a story about a man and woman who are sitting at a bar at a small train station somewhere in Spain. They seem to be having a heated conversation about a mysterious “operation”. The author never explicitly says what the issue is between the man and woman, but it can be assumed it is about a huge and personal decision they have to make because of the literary devices the author uses. Throughout the story the author hints at what the mysterious operation really is. Hemingway uses symbolism, setting, and imagery to convey
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Prof. Tamara O’Callaghan
5 May 2017
Walter Freeman and the Invention of the Lobotomy
In Steely Library’s digital archives, one of the postcards from the Gilliam family collection is entitled Western Kentucky Asylum for the Insane, Hopkinsville, KY. The postcard dates back to 1915 and portrays a beautiful building, complete with red bricks and white columns. Many of the insane asylums around this time were built similarly, but even their picturesque exterior could not hide the horrors which occurred within. Insane asylums built in the early to mid 1900s were still getting on their feet, and many of them encountered problems with patient care early on
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When I was a child, my late father and I would spend every moment of the summer season on
the sparkling white sand of the beach near our home. We would dance, kicking up the shiny
surface so that the droplets glimmered like diamonds in the sunlight. We would lie on our backs
and stare at the sky, until the swirling clouds began to take on our imaginative shapes mingled
together by our fantastical minds. We would grip imaginary weapons and fight, thrusting swords
like the most violent of fantasy pirates. These unforgettable days went on and on, a never ending
cycle of blue skies, imprinted forever in my mind. My earliest memories are filled with images
of my father in these
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How much of a threat does the robotics revolution represent for human employment in New Zealand in the next 30 years?
In order to understand the threats that robotics may pose to human employment in the future, it is important to examine the ways in which robots and computerization are already influencing different employment industries today, and how they have changed our labor practices in the past. If this information is then compared with current trends and statistics in New Zealand’s employment market conclusions can be drawn about how robotics might influence New Zealand employment in the next thirty years.
Evolution in employment methods has been seen in the
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A review of “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”.
In the article “Indigenous remain ‘asset rich, dirt poor’ 25 years after Mabo”, Indigenous affairs editor, Fitzpatrick (2017) presents the socioeconomic situation of the Aboriginal people, using the views of the former prime minister’s advisor, Josephine Cashman. Miss Cashman pointed out that the promises made to the indigenous people, presented in the Mabo case, had not been fulfilled accordingly after the year 1992. Many indigenous people still have inadequate housing, poor health, restricted education and lower average incomes. About 25 years from the Wik decision, many Aboriginals were classified under the
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Annie Shepherd-Barron, Luxmoore
Comparison Between the Portrayal of Tom Buchanan and Jay Gatsby in Chapters 1 to 6
Fitzgerald purposefully portrays Jay Gatsby and Tom Buchanan in contrasting ways to emphasise the variety of money within the American market, during the era in which the novel is set. A major difference between the two men is ‘new money’ and ‘old money’, where Gatsby represents ‘new money’, but Daisy and Tom represent ‘old money’. The contrast between the two comes down to where the money originated from; "Old money" families have fortunes dating from the 19th century or before, have built up powerful and influential social connections and tend to hide their wealth and
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Boston Pizza is a Canadian fast food restaurant, which began in Edmonton, Alberta, on August 12, 1964. The restaurant had begun operations on 17 different locations in western Canada by 1970. In 1968 a royal Canadian mounted police officer Jim treliving noticed the growing popularity of Boston pizza and he bought the rights to start a restaurant in British Colombia. He was the first franchisees of Boston pizza.
At present, Boston Pizza operates over 380 locations in Canada. The company’s business extends to the United States and Mexico.in 1984 Boston Pizza makes a big appearance on the world stage as the official pizza provider for Expo '86 in Vancouver, B.C. this expo helps the
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Sioe Liang Ngeow ( Caden )
15 June 2017
Wisely Use Of Social Media
In the era of modernity, the application of technology is already inevitable, especially the use of social media. Social media such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have come into widespread use globally. As we all know, Mark Zuckerberg, as the chairman and chief executive officer of Facebook is ranked as one of the top ten wealthiest people in the world. The success of Mark Zuckerberg can directly show that the amount of people who use Facebook is numerous. As the use of social media has become increasingly popular, it brings both the good and the bad effects to our society. However, I believe that the
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Evaluate each expression when y = 6.
1. 7 – y = 2. y – 3 = 3. 6 + y = 4. y + 2 = 5. y – 2 =
6. y – 1 = 7. 7 + y = 8. y + 8 = 9. 3 + y = 10. y + 4 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 4.
11. y + 5 = 12. y – 7 = 13. 2 – y = 14. 7 – y = 15. 9 – y =
16. y + 6 = 17. 6 – y = 18. y – 5 = 19. y + 4 = 20. y + 9 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 8.
21. y + 5 = 22. y – 8 = 23. 2 – y = 24. 6 – y = 25. y – 1 =
26. y – 9 = 27. 4 + y = 28. 1 + y = 29. 9 – y = 30. y + 4 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 1.
31. y – 8 = 32. 2 + y = 33. y – 2 = 34. y – 4 = 35. 6 – y = 36. y – 6 =
37. y – 5 = 38. 4 + y = 39. y – 9 = 40. y – 3 =
Evaluate each expression when y = 7.
41. y + 4 = 42. 3 + y = 43. 2 – y = 44. 7
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A home automation system typically connects controlled devices to a central hub or "gateway". The user interface for control of the system uses either wall-mounted terminals, tablet or desktop computers, a mobile phone application, or a Web interface, that may also be accessible off-site through the Internet. Also it will control lighting, climate, entertainment systems, and appliances. It may also include home security such as access control and alarm systems. When they are connected with the Internet, home devices are an important constituent of the Internet of Things.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, home appliances, and other items embedded
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COM 263: 18FA5689
9 September 2018
My Personal Culture
The Hispanic culture has different values, beliefs, and traditions. Family is highly value. Family is a close-knit group and the most important social group to gather in any events or special days. The Hispanic “family unit” includes not only parents and children but also grandparents and extended family. Individuals within the family have moral responsibilities to help other members of the family experiencing financial problems, unemployment, health conditions and any other life issues. They show the importance placed upon relationship within their family extending a hand in good times and
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History Research Paper
November 30, 2017
US History II 106-01
How 9/11 Impacted Our Population
History is the study of past events. Within history many major events have occurred that has change the equilibrium we know of today. If we look back as recent as the events of September 11, 2001 we can speculate that many bodies of government, personal ethical issues and dynamic peace we lost within our economy and everyday lives. Many things took an impact either directly or indirectly. Many factors that contributed that changed the way we view or progress within our economy is the continuation of ongoing wars, airport surveillance, immigration, general surveillance
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14 september 2017
Be your true self
Fredrich Nietzche once said “The individual has always struggle to keep from being overwhelmed by the tribe. If you try it, you will often, and sometimes frightened. But no price is too high to pay for the the privilege of owning yourself.” In my opinion, I believe this quote is true. Many people feel like they have to be a certain way for society to like them. When in reality, they want to be true to to themselves, but they are fearful of judgement.
Growing up as a “gay kid” wasn't exactly easy. During my childhood I was not accepted for who I was. There were days when I would walk into class and nobody would want to sit next
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Brown Vs The Board of Education Background Information Expository Essay
The Plessy v Ferguson, the Supreme Court Case that stated although colored and white people were separated, as long ad the facilities were equal, it was constitutional. Now, people know that isnt the true because a lot of the colored facilities weren’t equal. Over 50 Years later a new cases, which consisted of five separate cases that were combined into one that is known as Brown v The Board of Education, had a chance to right the wrongs of segregation in the south.
Segregation was a bus part of everyday life for all Americans, colored and white alike. Linda Brown falls into the category of a colored school age
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The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention
This theory is actually an extension of an already established theory with the name of Golden Arches Theory of Conflict Prevention. The basic postulates of this theory outline that no two countries will probably engage into war if they are part of the major supply chain. Friedman presented the example of Dell because it runs one of the major global supply chain networks in the world.
This theory basically outlines that due to economic inter-dependence of the countries with each other, it is hardly a chance that these countries will actually engage into war. Global organizations maintain a diversified and well-oiled supply chain in order to ensure a
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In my visual representation I have reflected how the play Taming of the Shrew examines the theme of 16th century ideas about gender with a representation of rose being trapped by a cage to symbolize Katherine being trapped into marrying Petruchio without having a choice because she is a female and her purpose in Shakespeare era was to become a wife.
The rose with large, sharp thorns in my visual representation symbolizes Katherine as she does not obey men and physically harms them to get what she wants as even though she is pretty and has high status she has a dangerous, sharp personality. The colour of the rose represents her love, passion and anger as she has many layers much like the rose
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Genetic engineering is also called genetic modification or GM. It involves modifying the genome of an organism by introducing a gene from another organism to result in a desired characteristic.
How has genetic engineering worked until now, and what are the limitations?
Generally it uses what’s known as a bacterial vector. In simple terms, you take the stretch of DNA you want to insert into an organism – say, for example, the DNA that makes a carrot produce vitamin A. You insert it into a bacterium, usually agrobacterium tumefaciens, and you introduce that bacterium into the organism you want to modify, say a rice plant. The bacterium acts as a delivery mechanism, inserting that stretch of
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Danlizelle van Heerden
Student number: 53789199
Assignment 2- ENG2602
Unique number: 856150
QUESTION 2 : PROSE
I suggest that there is a very clear racial prejudice amongst the characters in this passage and that their
morality of rasicm also comes into play when decisions that may count againt them comes into play, the
times are also clearly not the same as things are now.
The words “Negroes” and “niggers” in the passage given tells us that this extract is from the historical era
that dates back to 1948 to the early 1990’s (Apartheid years) where whites and blacks were not seen as
one or as equals. It also plays off in a town where people are against black people. When reading the
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ENG COMP I
17 September 2018
Cause and Effect Essay
There are always reasons that things happen. Some of the things that happen in life are the effects of our actions and choices. An example of this is completely tearing my MCL. Looking back on my injury I realized that there were causes and effects to the tearing of my MCL.
The first cause is that I had already hurt it the year before and practiced even though it was still hurt. After going back and forth to the doctor for six months about my knee, he said I could slowly get back into practice. The doctor told me not to play on it unless I had no pain when exercising. If I did I would most
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I woke up to my alarm clock around 8:30am, the third of the five alarms I had set. I turned the alarm off and looked around my room. Nothing had changed in the three days I had been in bed. My fan continued to blow cold stale air in my direction, just hard enough to cause my hair to move. A heart shaped sandwich that my mother had made two days before sat untouched on my dresser. It was staring back at me, almost begging me to get out of bed to eat it. However, I knew I wasn’t getting up, not even if I wanted to. I had not been out of bed since I got back from the doctor’s office. I thought about the appointment I had as I glanced at the pill bottle I was given, which still sat unopened next
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In Class Argumentative
In developed nations such as the United States, polite phrases and etiquette such as “Nice to meet you” or “How are you?” are friendly and useful for small talk, but they are completely empty of true meaning and goodwill due to centuries of repetition, and should be avoided as they are a waste of words and breath if a person does not truly mean it.
Common phrases such as “please” and “thank you” have lost their meaning. They act only as the default frame of conversations, but they have no substance or sincerity. The origin of certain etiquette such as saying “goodbye” or “farewell” to guests is the ancient Nordic value of hospitality. Guests were seen as a test sent by
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Question: Whether to start a service in Pakistan or not? And how to do it?
Stage 1: Market Research
The first step would be finding the market. For that we need to find answers to several questions. For example;
· Are there ‘x’ number of people in US who are Pakistani’s and are transferring money to their country or not?
· If there are ‘X’ number of Pakistanis in US then what are they doing here, for example are they students, if they are students then what exactly are they studying; are they working professionals, if they are working professionals then are they working white collar jobs or blue-collar jobs?
· How frequently are people in Pakistan travelling to the US and in what numbers and
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Student ID: 05036011
Due date: 9th April 2018
Actual word count: 2540
Government Policy, Planning and administration
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Report on the progression of the Omnibus Bill for Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) from inception to implementation.
This report will follow the Omnibus Bill for Children, Young Persons and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) 2016 (224-2) through the policy pathway, from inception through to enactment in 2016. The Bill is an amendment to the already established Act for Children and Young Person’s 1989, and affects various other Acts
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We cannot depend on mankind to put an end to war for us. We can put an end war ourselves.
Do you think mankind can put an end to war? Do you think war is guns and bombs? The concept of war has been challenged by people nowadays. It doesn't have to WW1 or WW2 or WW3. War can be any form of social conflict (x). Issues such as gender inequality, racism and the exploitation of our natural environment are considered to be war. For so long mankind has struggled to deal with these issues because we see no big change on the news, and now it is our turn to be that change.(x) But how can we really put an end to war when we are dominated by our government and the rest of mankind?. Oprah Winfrey
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25 November 2017
CJ 310- 33084
Military Police: Are They Good For Our Communities?
Throughout the years, policing has evolved in many ways that people couldn’t have even imagined. During the beginning of policing in America, officers were known as “watchmen”, and were volunteer workers. This method proved to be ineffective for crime fighting, and many watchmen were only doing the job to avoid military service (Gaines, Kappeler, and Vaughn 1999). It was not until 1838 that the first municipal police force was established, which was in the city of Boston, and later followed by New York City in 1845 (Harring, 1983). Once established, volunteer
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Storytelling Without Pencil and Paper
At one point I loved what I now hate. That thing I hate is dance, ballet specifically. I can’t
explain why I despise it now but if I tried, it’s a mixture between being burned out from doing
ballet everyday for the past eight years of my life, non-stop, and constantly being told I’m not
good enough for my age. The more I started to hate it, the harder I searched for what my true
I started dancing because it was fun. I did all different types of styles of dance including, ballet,
tap, jazz, and contemporary. My dance teacher talked to my mom about enrolling me into more
ballet classes somewhere else so I could better my