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The Tropicália Movement, Cultural Anthropophagism, and Sociopolitical
Revolution in 1960s Brazil
Humanities 120 - Spring 2018
Music, since the colonization period, has been used as a tool of resistance that helped
Brazilian marginalized groups to protest against the injustices they have faced in the course of
their country’s difficult history. In 1964, however, this scenario changed drastically. A new
military dictatorship suppressed any sort of political opposition that contradicted the dark
alliance the regime had with its liberal capitalist allies. As a consequence, many of Brazilian
popular arts and intellectual thinking were replaced by Western
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patriarchy, misogyny, space, and culture that are woven together in order to create identity. In my paper, I will use the metaphor of the rebozo to explore the identity formation of Celaya Reyes.
The Research Context
In order to understand how crossing borders contributes to the identity formation of Caramelos protagonist Celaya, I will incorporate the work of Gloria Anzalda. Anzaldas book Borderlands/La Frontera is a book about identity and its formation among divided cultures. Anzaldas work in borderlands and mestiza consciousness will guide the explanation of the struggles of Celaya as mestiza.. As a supplement to Anzaldas work, I will use Toni Morrisons book The Origin of Others. This book
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the court for the ball game was usually part of a city's sacred precint, which suggests that these games were more than just a game as within the Early Preclassic period, courts were simple, flattened-earth rectangles but by the Late Formative Period, 300 B. C. and onwards, the courts evolved into imposing areas which consisted of a flat rectangular surface set between 2 parallel stone walls with each side possibly having a large vertical stone ring set high into the wall, with the walls possibly being perpendicular or sloping away from the players and the ends of the court that could be left open but were defined with markers, or as in other layouts, a wall could close off the playing space
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Hurdle Task 2 - The True Australian Identity
Australia is a country that has been described as diverse, multicultural and unique. Our geography, flora and fauna and cultural history are different to anywhere else, which has definitely captured the attention of the rest of the world. Australian society has evolved in a very short space of time from the earliest convict settlements established in the mid 19thcentury, to the cosmopolitan states that currently exist and attract immigrants from all continents across the globe. Australia’s history has reflected conflict, human rights violations, economic growth and the hardship associated with establishing a refined society in a harsh and
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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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first chapter and this is a show of how valuable his time is and that he has enough money to enjoy such activities, instead of working. Veblen references these lifestyles, saying that ‘”leisure” […] connotes non-productive consumption of time’ and this is directly relevant to Tom’s habits. He never seems to overexert himself in any way, remaining composed and aloof, which creates an image of classic wealth, whereas Gatsby has his car and hydroplane, insinuating his activeness and current use of money. Furthermore, their housing displays an imminent divide between Gatsby and Tom, because of the two islands (West Egg and East Egg), where Daisy even turns her nose up at Gatsby’s living space, in
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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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by simply buying one of these devices.
Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri can talk to a bunch of different devices, but so far they aren't as good at making multiple devices work together. To fully automate a home, it helps to enlist home automation services from a company like Control 4, Crestron or Savant. Each of these systems is capable of fully automating and controlling security systems, lighting, whole house music, thermostats, televisions, cameras, and more. They’re the big boys in the space
How smart homes work/smart home implementation
A smart home is not disparate smart devices and appliances, but ones that work together to create a remotely controllable network. All devices are
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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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V Sharpe. This case involves 11 junior high students in The District of Columbia. However, since the District of Columbia isn't considered a state,“ the concepts of equal protection and due process are not mutually exclusive” (Bolling v Sharpe). Fortunately, this case found success when joined with Brown v Board it was successful.
The third case involved in Brown v Board of education was Davis v Prince Edward County. This case began as a two-week strike in Richmond, Virginia because there was limited resources, space, and teachers. The NAACP adopted this case and went to trial in 1951 and three according to “www.nps.govlearn/.htm” Similarly to the other cases chosen, this case was only
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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