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The Major Cause of the Second World War and the Rise of Nazism
There is no doubt World War One drastically changed the world. This catastrophic event
punctured Europe, leaving it devastated like never seen before. After indescribable suffering and
millions dead, the world would never wish to have such a horrendous incident again, creating a
peace treaty with reparations against Germany. The Versailles Treaty had saddled Germany with
tremendous payments of war restitution, leaving her strung in economic chaos, stripped of its
territory, caused widespread humiliation, and drove the then ineffective Weimar Republic out of
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regime of Nazism had a significant effect on women as they were now believed to be weaker and inferior.[footnoteRef:1] Despite this view, women were important to Hitler’s Volksgemeinschaft because they insured the growth of the population especially in preparation for war. The role of the women in Nazi Germany was the role of motherhood. As once said my Goebbels “The mission of women is to be beautiful and to bring children into the world”[footnoteRef:2]. The Nazi attitude towards women was seen in the slogan, ‘Kinder, Kuche, Kirche[footnoteRef:3]’ which translates to Children, Kitchen, Church. To encourage woman to have more children, Hitler made birth grants higher so that women would be
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communities today. It is something that concerns the very cores of Jews. The Holocaust affects all those who were born either before, after, or during the event. The post-Holocaust birth of a Jew, whether he or she is conscious of it or not, is a statement against Nazism. The Nazis wanted to destroy the Jewish people, but Jews exist. Their very existence is a statement of a fight against Nazism, and a victory, if you like, over Nazism. Therefore, all these things impact on how Jews see themselves.
The Holocaust not only affected all the survivors and harmless people that died but the Holocaust has impacted our views amongst society. While the Holocaust is far more likely to now be a staple of history
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shows her significance within Film Culture as was able to prove herself in a male dominated world and industry in a time when women in Germany were expected to conform to the stereotype of a wife and mother.
Leni Riefenstahl proves herself to be significant to film culture as it was Triumph of the Will which influenced various other nations to create anti-Nazi propaganda such as Britain’s The Curse of the Swastika. This shows her significance to the film industry as, through the stylised imagery within Triumph which glorified Nazism, she was able to inflict fear into the heart of an elite superpower which in turn caused them to distribute anti-Nazi propaganda.
Triumph of the Will is a surging
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The 8th of May 1945 is an important date.Not only that is the day when the Second World War ended, but also it is the day in which Europe was divided in two zones.What determined this division was the communist doctrine.The US and the USSR were the two big nations, which 'saved' the world from the catastrophe of Nazism; also, they were the only countries, which were still 'active' after the world ended. This is why the two of them were elected as 'patrons' of the new Europe.Britain was as well the winner of the war, being in alliance with both America and Russia, however its loyalty to the US led to its subordination.Soon after the end of the 'total war' then, Europe was split into 2 areas
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forces like Nazism" (83). Their faith taught them an all-inclusive respect for humanity that was the true root of the conscientious objector position. Because"...Jesus himself had refused to do violence to mankind, refused to harm the enemies of his precious existence as a human being," (34) the Chambonnais, in turn, became friends of the weak and the poor people of the earth. They believed human life was too precious to justify the killing that had produced the communist victory over France" (34).The major challenge of Trocme's message of non-violent resistance was how to practice it in Nazi-dominated France. Trocme's sermons did not provide "neat blueprints for nonviolent practice in the war; the only the message to look for within them was to move against destructiveness (85). These "moves" included resisting raising the flag in obedience to Petain in both schools (91) and Amelie's instructed refusal to ring the bell for the Anniversary of the National Revolution (97).
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university’s history, why President Fenves didn’t remove the monuments earlier? I soon found out that he Greg Fenves, explained that the decision had been made after the violent protests in Charlottesville, Va. He said that the protests opened his eyes to what the statues really represented.
Mr. Fenves wrote that after the events in Charlottesville, it had become clear to him “that Confederate monuments have become symbols of modern white supremacy and neo-Nazism.”
One woman was killed and dozens more injured after white nationalists gathered in Charlottesville to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee from a park. He said the statues’ historical and cultural significance was
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expense of the Soviet Union, Germany would expand eastward, occupy land vital for the herrenvolk (master race) and successfully achieve autarky to enable the realisation of Hitler’s 1000 year Reich.
Nazi foreign policy up to 1939 stemmed directly from Nazism, where whilst in Landsberg prison Hitler dictated Mein Kampf (My struggle), which together with the 25-point programme of 1920 would provide the framework of Hitler’s ideology and that of Nazism itself. He believed ‘man has become great through perpetual struggle. In perpetual peace his greatness must decline (Hitler 1924). Hence Hitler’s ideologies were extremely ultranationalist and built upon his concept of racial purification. This
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reader. For example, when Bruno asks his father who the people on the other side of the fence are, his father replies that, theyre not people at all, Bruno. This serves only to confuse Bruno as he has not been introduced to Nazism yet. In another part of the book, Grandmother has outburst of rage and shame at Brunos father becoming a Commandant, but Bruno doesnt quite understand what the commotion is about. And when the threat appeared of the reality of the situation hitting home, Bruno and Gretel were quickly sent up to their rooms, as it was getting to close to the bone.Brunos journey really begins when meets Shmuel, a Jewish boy on the other side of the
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extent had gone beyond the usual friendship but still it was not the lesbianism. They are the uncommon friendship. Here ¡°uncommon¡± I mean, somewhere in this book, the author does embody those in her book. The most evident part is that Lillian received a letter from Julia ¡°The letter had to do with Nazism and Germany, the necessity of a Socialist revolution throughout the world, that she had had a baby, and the baby seemed to like being called Lilly¡±. Furthermore, considering the safety of the baby; Julia decides to leave her baby to Lillian to rise. ¡° Maybe, when I come back for the leg, I will leave her with you. She shouldn¡
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lifeboat. One of the men on there was the captain of the
German U-Boat, but no one knew that right away since he claimed to not speak English when he
did. A film blog states, “That’s why Willy (and Nazism itself) is given its fair shake, which is
what makes Lifeboat so disturbing. What film today would dare to hint at anything positive in
fascism, even if it’s just to strengthen a case against it? Yet Hitchcock doesn’t even really make
that expected case. He’s above such things; in Lifeboat, he’s hunting bigger, cosmic game.
There’s no playfulness here and precious little humor” (Callahan 1).
Notorious directed by Hitchcock from 1946 is a film noir. The American daughter of a
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determined forgetting of Nazism perpetuated oppression in the following regime after.
Funder travels to both Leipzig and Berlin and in 1996 encounters Miriam Webber. Webber, shares her story of growing up in East Germany as a teenager and the effects of the construction of the Berlin Wall had affected her. She and a friend had written pamphlets about their critiques on the police and were eventually sent to solitary confinement in prison for treason. She was tracked down by the Stasi quickly after the pamphlets were released because of the close and highly monitored society by the government at the time, for the exact reasons of rebellion against the government. Miriam, explains her efforts to
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this as a way for Protestant and Roman Catholic Germans to unify and stand against Nazism and promote Christian values in government.
After the war, he once again became Mayor of Cologne, which had been heavily bombed. Being the leader after the second world war would have been a huge task for anyone. Germany was in a worse state than any other country given its small size and being bombarded from all surrounding countries. It was literally in ruins. There was lots of starvation, unemployment issues and all the infrastructure was ruined.
In 1949, at age 73, he was elected the first Chancellor of West Germany. His main aim was to make sure that West Germany transitioned to a soverign, democratic
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-ordinate and regulate society for the betterment of the nation. Nationalism- Nazism was the first nationalist ideology. It was concerned only with Germany and German interests: restoring the German economy, achieving economic self-sufficiency, rebuilding its military and providing for the German people. Militarism-Hitler and his followers believed that re-arming and expanding Germanys armed forces was essential for the defence of the nation. The organization and culture of the Nazis was fundamentally militaristic. Expansionism- the Nazis dreamed of unifying the German speaking Aryan people of Europe, in a greater German state. Racialism- Their obsession with race separated Hitler and the
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truths of their community, then the morals for that community will change accordingly.According to conventionalism slavery was a morally right act at the time that it was popular, and only when conventions changed did it become wrong. Nazism was morally right, simply because the numerical majority of a population agreed with it. The terrorists of September 11 are definitely aberrant in Western culture, but in their own they are saints in paradise. If conventionalism holds true, then the actions of those men were absolutely correct because their society agreed with them. One man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter. While these kinds of issues arise at the conventionalist level, they
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program and differed from the racial attitudes in Italy.• In terms of popular support for Nazism, war veterans who had felt betrayed by German politicians after World War I formed an important base of support.• The Nazis also gradually drew support from the middle classes as well as from conservative landowners because of the ruinous inflation of 1923 and then the Great Depression.• By the late 1930s, the Nazis apparently had the support of a considerable majority of the population, in large measure because their policies successfully brought Germany out of the Depression.6. How did Japan's experience during the 1920s and 1930s resemble that of Germany, and how did it differ
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immigration laws of that time and got negative reactions from many Americans already living
there ("Freedom To Create"). Additionally, Franklin Roosevelt had the State Department give
refuge to “those of superior intellectual attainment, of indomitable spirit, experienced in the
vigorous support of liberal government, and who are in danger of persecution or death at the
hands of autocracy” ("Freedom To Create"). This had a huge impact on America, as influential
minds such as scientist Albert Einstein and writer Thomas Mann became some of the greatest
talent anybody has ever saw ("Freedom To Create"). By the time WW II ended and Fascism and
Nazism fell, the Soviet Union Communist
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nations such as Britain and France were the only method to defeat Nazism as well as nationalism in the future. This notion was effectively demonstrated to the ‘French Committee of National Liberation on the 5th of August 1943 whereby Monnet declared “There will be no peace in Europe, if the states are constituted on the basis of national sovereignty…the countries of Europe are too small to guarantee their peoples the necessary prosperity and social development. The European states must constitute themselves into a federation…”.[footnoteRef:1] Consequently, Monnet accepted that in order to accomplish this drastic ideology, he would have to “change the minds of men” and utilised that he would
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“The whole of the big pasture, including the windmill, was in the hands of the enemy.” Germany attacking Russia.
Comrade Napoleon poem – symbolises the contrast in power that has taken place. It shows how far Animal farm has removed itself from the ideals of Animalism set out in the beginning of the novel.
“He starved his cows, he had killed a dog by throwing it into the furnace.” – Direct reference to Hitler and Nazism in World War II
“Boxer……saw ahead of him the heavy labour of rebuilding the windmill… and perhaps his great muscles were not quite what they had once been.” Pathos created for Boxer. Orwell encourages the reader to form a connection with the horse in order to build up the
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Persuasive Essay - Gay and Lesbian Rights "If anyone says, 'I love God,' yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen cannot love God, whom he has not seen," John 4:20. So, why do heterosexual people hate homosexuals? They are ordinary people with a different lifestyle who would simply like to be treated with respect. Many organized religions believe that a 'gay' lifestyle is wrong. But, if someone is born producing hormones of the opposite sex, shouldn't we have compassion, instead of hating and labeling them as 'morally wrong'? Why are so many people homophobic? Being gay is human, not wrong.Many people say that gays and lesbians are not
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Although a lot of people play baseball two names that come to mind are Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. McGwire and Sosa are very good hitters but are also so very different hitters. McGwire and Sosa are very great athletes who share apart of baseball history. McGwire and Sosa are good players but off the field they are very charitable individuals. McGwire and Sosa have many similarities and differences. IT is hard to compare Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa's statistic's because they haven't been in the league the same amount of time. The only way to fairly evaluate and compare these two individuals is to truly wait until they have both retired from baseball. Today we can only compare them to
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Each of the characters in The Tempest finds themselves in bondage. However, by the end of the story, the same characters are set free from whatever enslaves them. A few characters one can see enslaved are Prospero, Miranda, Ariel, and Caliban.Prospero is in bondage to his magic. Since his exile by his brother from his dukedom in Milan, he has had but a few books to help pass the twelve long years. During this time, he becomes very proficient in the magic, and often uses magic instead of dealing with people normally. His liberation comes when he gets his dukedom back from his brother and decides to give up magic with the help of the audience's "good hands" (V.i.9) to set him free.Miranda is
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METHODS OF THERAPY Therapy, from a psychologist's viewpoint, has many different meanings. It can be physical or psychological, or even both. In this paper, several different aspects of therapy will be discussed. First the word therapy will be defined more clearly, and then psychotherapy and how it differs from other interactions yet is also similar. Next therapy will be examined from the Psychodynamic, Cognitive and Humanistic-Existential points of view, as well as the differences in their methods and content. I will then address Behavior therapy and some of its uses, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of Group Therapy. Finally I will look at the role of medication in treatment and
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Phineas and Gene: A Comparative Study Throughout the story, Phineas and Gene, the two main characters, showed a number of contrasting traits. Phineas was a confident, non competitive, naive, irresponsible, and unintelligent person throughout the story, whereas Gene, Phineas' roommate, was insecure, competitive, mature, responsible, and intelligent throughout the story.Phineas had a confident nature in everything he did. As Phineas and Gene first met, they noticed they were both the same height, but Phineas, being confident, said, "Where did you get that dizzy shirt?"(100). Only a person with extreme confidence could have insulted someone they just met because the other person could have
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Mafia. What does this word mean? The actual members of the Mafia aren't even sure where the word first originated or what it really means. One of the theories as to where the word came from is from Sicily, where people would yell " Morte alla Francia, Italia anela!" (Death to France, Italy groans!), therefore forming the acronym MAFIA. Others claim the word derived from the battle cry of rebels who slaughtered thousands of Frenchmen after a French soldier raped a Palermo woman on her wedding day. Their slogan echoed her mother's cry, "Ma fia, Ma fia" (my daughter my daughter). There are other less "glamorous" stories as to where the word originally formed. The most likely reasoning says that
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GAME OVER! "I don't like it. People won't be able to come to these games anymore, and I don't like that". A sad nine - year - old fan voices his concerns on the 1994 major League Baseball strike. The '94 baseball season has come to an abrupt end. Players have ceased play because they feel they are being treated unfairly with the owner's plan to impose a salary cap. Owners are finding it difficult to come to terms with their own disagreements. Small market teams are rising to power with their demands while large market team owners are finding it hard to deal with the teams and their issues, while still trying to please the players. In essence, it is a three - way battle between the two sides
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I wanted to lie down and cry. When I got home from the student/teacher/parent conference in fifth grade my mind was in shambles. After I had done everything possible to pass math, my fifth grade teacher was actually telling my Parents about my alleged poor effort. Poor effort? Didn't I do every homework assignment? Didn't I study every night and miss my favorite television show "Full house"? From an early age, I had been taught that grades are important. Good grades would lead to a college education and bad grades would lead to being a middle class nothing like my parents were.Yet it wasn't the math grade that really bothered me so much, but the fact that I was giving my all which clearly
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Multinational Companies: Out for Profit Without Regard for Life
What a company usually wants for its business is for it to be an successful establishment and to make an abundance of profit. Some businesses do not pose any concern on what they have to do to make this profit as long as it done. Multinational companies are firms with their home base in one country and operations in many other nations. (Molyeux, 133). Most of these very immense firms establish in third word countries were they can manufacture the same identical product for very low costs compared to establishing the same firm in the western Countries producing that product. Most of these
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The Dictionary of Social Work roughly defines middle adulthood as the period between forty-five and sixty-four years of age. There are four main tasks in this stage. They include meeting intimacy and family needs, satisfying achievement needs, taking care of elderly parents, and coping with end of life issues. Erikson identifies the need for achievement during midlife, which fits into his stage of generativity vs. stagnation. Success in adulthood is defined by feelings of connectedness and the ability to take care of others. Generativity is the satisfaction resulting from positive relationships with family and friends and the idea of leaving a heritage behind. Stagnation, on the other hand
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Political Socialization There are many ways that our ideas are shaped and influenced as we grow up. This process by which we develop certain ways of thinking is called political socialization. There are three main influences which change and shape us being, the family, the mass media, and formal education.The family definitely has the greatest impact on us as we grow. This is primarily because ever since the beginning of childhood we are exposed to the ideas of our parents. Their ideas are the ideas that young children learn, and soon begin to form these ideas are their own. The saying that "You never get a second chance to make a first impression" holds true here in that this is what first
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Procrastination and Regrets It's Thursday afternoon and Jack has nothing to do except his homework. However, Jack doesn't feel like doing his homework, so he thinks to himself "I'll do my homework tomorrow night and go to a house party tonight." Ah yes, like many other young adults, Jack has resorted to procrastination. The procrastination bug, like young adults has also become abundant in parents.One thing that many young adults procrastinate about doing is their homework. Many students, when given long-term assignments, put it off until the week or maybe even the night before the assignment is due. This type of procrastinator will wondering to themselves, "Why didn't I do it earlier?" It's
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In his poem, "The Day Lady Died", Frank O'Hara refrains from using all the conventional patterns of elegiac poetry. Instead of the common reflection of grief, utilizing tragic laments and a recount of greatness now gone, O'Hara's seemingly ordinary poem very subtly evokes a sense of loss. At first, O'Hara's poem appears to be the account of a very typical day. His classic "I do this and I do that" style, accompanied by the simplistic description of his trivial daily , contribute to the sense of . He gets a shoeshine and, later, a hamburger. He goes to the bank and buys a gift for a friend. The little discrepancies in his routine give light to the fact that it is no ordinary day. Miss
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The best way to make cappuccino is to do it yourself. Do not rely on the abilities of a coffee shop or a restaurant chain to create your perfect drink. Shops like Bernie's and the Gourmet Bean will not have the time to make your cappuccino individually because their goal is to stick with one recipe and mass produce it. These chain shops may have a larger variety to offer, but if quality and perfection are what are what you crave, your best bet is to purchase your own cappuccino machine. To begin making cappuccino, you will need three basic components: a cappuccino machine, espresso and milk. First, find the large metal scoop attached to your machine and remove it; this is called the doser
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Computing (IT)- essay by matthew foote Will the internet keep the U.K competitive in a world market, in terms of industry? Recently there has been emphasis for electronic business. Judging by IBM's recent advertising campaign you would be forgiven for thinking that launching a company website leads to instant profits. IBM 's portrayal of a grandmother taking her olive oil business from rural Greece into global markets neatly demonstrates the potential of the internet for huge exposure and trade without the barriers of geography and at a lower cost. Unlocking this potential for any business in the U.K and elsewhere is no easy matter. Although several large firms in the U.K are now making real
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The invention of the automobile in the early 1900's was one of the many great inventions during that time. Cars have enabled our nation to grow and develop. Life without cars would cause the world to be a completly different place. The loss of cars would affect transportation, the economy, health, cultural development and the environment. Transportation would greatly be affected if we did not have cars. Especially in America since automobiles are the number one source of transportation. Life of everyday Americans would be slowed down. Children getting to school and employees getting to work would be a much harder task. The economy would be hurt if we did not have cars. Manufacturers would
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It is time for the topic of child sex abuse to be brought into the world of everyday reality. People need to take their heads out of the sand and not rely on the inaccurate information they have been fed in the media.From a reading of headlines in Ireland in the past few years, a visitor from outer space might be excused for assuming that all the child sexual abuse in this country had been perpetrated by Catholic clergymen - and by no one else. In fact, out of the current aggregate of 9,017 priests and brothers in Ireland (North and South), 27 priests and 11 brothers have been convicted of child sexual abuse since the 1980s, this representing a ratio of four per 1,000. Of the 38 total, 33
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The Two Sides of Humanity The journey of life is like an endless highway. Any number of obstacles could be waiting over the next hill. Fortunately, we may choose our own paths just as we can make our own choices in life. Just as a map provides directions during an excursion, there is a divine guide that provides a map for humanity. For each of us are the administrators of our own destinies. The choice is ours. Thus, in the play Everyman, author unknown, the main character Everyman represents humanity and takes us on his journey through life the same as Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus, the main character Dr. Faustus takes us along his expedition in life. These individuals
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The Most Important Person in This Century Without the following person¡¦s compassionate encouragement and sympathetic support, AIDS victims would be reputed as untouchables; adolescents, who were homeless, addicted to drugs and alcohol would have never offered any concern or assistance. Without this person, people would be stubborn, stingy and closed-minded; millions of innocent patients would have been insulted, suffered and died. Undoubtedly, this important and contributive person¡¦s the honorable Princess Diana, she offered everyone with sincerity and guidance, like an angel sent by God who led desperate people out of suffering.The young Princess of Wales decided
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This book is tough to take as humorous yet its touching to look at racism in America, but Emily Mann's Having Our Say, manages to pull off the feat. Having Our Say really makes you think and try to somehow reflex on the past as if you were actually there. As a white male I amazed at how these two African American sister were able to live over a hundred years of racism and discrimination and then be able to write about their experience in humorous, yet to me very heart touching way. Having Our Say chronicles the lives of "Sadie" and "Bessie" Delaney, two elderly colored sisters (they prefer the term colored to African-American, black, and negro), who are finally having their say, now that
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Virtual Reality Virtual reality, is a computer-generated, multi-sensory human interface to computers. Virtual reality extends beyond the capability of typical workstation graphics in two ways. First, through the use of tracking sensors, the computer knows precisely the location and angle of the user's head, which enables the graphics scene to be generated in the correct perspective for each eye. Second, because a very wide-angle image is provided, which is updated 10 to 60 times a second and is often augmented with synthesized surround sound, motion, and even scent, a level of immersion in the simulated scene is achieved. Immersion, combined with correct perspective, allows the development
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The future of home television is at a crossroads with new technologies available in every direction. Will recordable DVD replace the home VCR? Will HDTV succeed with consumers? What is affecting the mass rollout of these new technologies?
The DVD story is a classic computer technology tale. All the key elements are there: vaporware, standards wars, compatibility problems, extremely high initial prices, and confusion at every turn. Even the technology's name stirs minor debate. Some claim it stands for Digital Versatile Disc, others say it means Digital Video Disc, and still others claim it's not an acronym at all.
In essence, DVD is simply the next evolutionary step from CD-ROM. DVD
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Al Capone was a heartless man, who did not care about the well-being of others; because of this, he killed many people. He led a life of show-boating and other such means of a rich and immoral man. His thoughts were only of what would help him to succeed, not of what would help others. Al Capone's mother was named Teresina Capone. Despite having many growing boys, she was still able to take in sewing piecework. Teresina was a mother of four, and also, she was a housewife. She made sure that the Capones were taken care of. Because of this, it is hard to understand why Al Capone became such a hated criminal. Gabriele Capone was Al Capone's father. Since he had the ability to read
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Finest Young Man in Rome Family, friends, money, honor, carrier, there are many important things in life. What people are willing to do to achieve their dreams and goals? Some of them would do anything to get what they really want. They would cheat, steal, and kill, just to be the best of all. Rufinus, the main character of Finest Young Man in Rome, by James Wright, have to decide how far he can go to serve his family. His mother wants him to kill his best friend, Manlius, to get the power. He has to choose between his mother, friend, honor, priesthood, and family. Whatever he decides, someone must be killed. He got three choices: he can kill his mother, his friend, or himself
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Michael Jordan: King of the Court When I began my report I didn't know much about Michael Jordan, but I did know that he was "undoubtedly the greatest player in the history of the NBA" ("Michael Air Jordan" 1). It seemed like every time I heard the word basketball I also heard the name Michael Jordan. There's just no avoiding him. If you are watching television you might see him playing basketball or golf. If you were reading a magazine there will probably be an advertisement with his picture. If you were walking down the street you might see a kid wearing Air Jordan shoes or a Bulls jersey with "JORDAN" on the back of it. This man is probably as recognizable as the Pope.When we were asked
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EXPLORE THE CONTRAST BETWEEN WINDY CORNER AND MRS VYSE'S 'WELL APPOINTED FLAT.' HOW DOES OUR KNOWLEDGE OF THESE ENVIRONMENTS PREPARE US FOR THE CONFLICT IN THE NOVEL. The first comparison to be drawn between the two environs is of their names. This is the first piece of information the reader is given, and is therefore of significance, as they have different connotations. "Windy Corner" has links to nature and the weather due to the word 'windy.' It implies change and movement-which is definitely applicable to that household. The 'Corner' suggests a sheltered resting-place, which is quite appropriate because the household does seem somewhat removed or protected from society. This is
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The Jilting of Granny Weatherall In Katherine Ann Porter?s "The Jilting of Granny Weatherall," there are two prevalant themes. The first is self-pity. The second theme is the acceptance of her immenent demise. Both deal with the way people perceive their deaths and mortality in general. Granny Weatherall?s behavior is Porter?s tool for making these themes visible to the reader. The theme of self-pity is obvious and throughly explored early on. As a young lady, Granny Weatherall left at the alter on her wedding day . As a result, the pathetic woman feels sorry for herself for the rest of her life. She becomes a bitter old woman who is suspicious of everyone around her. This point is shown
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Lives of the Saints Lives of the Saints is a story that examines the complexities and tribulations of everyday life in a small town. Throughout the novel, we discover that even the most trustworthy and caring individuals live secret lives behind closed doors, and that the surface appearance of minor communities can be very deceptive. Some people spend their entire adult-lives trying to knock down these doors and discover the truth, but perhaps they are overlooking the key to the lock… our children.Vittorio Innocente is a young boy who has not always lived up to his name. 'My attendance at school had not been very regular-it had somehow fallen out that I'd spent much of class time
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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner: Changes and there effect In the 1798 and the 1817 text of the, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, There are certain changes. Changes that effect the poem and the way that the reader sees the poem. Some of these changes include reading devices called glosses. There are many reasons for the glosses to be put into the poem. One of the reasons is to help the reader interpret lines in the poem that can be confusing. These glosses are a brief interpretation of the stanza, so that the reader will understand it the way that Coleridge intended them to. An example of this is: I woke, and we were sailing on As in a gentle weather 'Twas night, calm night, the moon was high
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In Chaucer's Canterbury Tales there are twenty-nine plus one characters. Out of the twenty-nine plus one characters two will be compared and contrasted. The Friar and the Miller have some similarities and at the same time some differences.The Friar and the Miller show a few similarities in Canterbury Tales. They are both very strong and able to head butt things without a problem. The Friar was," strong enough to butt a bruiser down"(94). The Miller was," Broad, knotty, and short-shouldered"(109)"he would boast he could heave any door off hinge and post, or take a run and break it with his head"(101). The Friar and the Miller both played musical instruments in Canterbury Tales. The both of