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An Analysis of Das Boot

- What is it that makes the film, "Das Boot", stand out in the plethora of war movies. Why was this film, with subtitles and about German World War 2 soldiers, popular enough in America to earn six Academy Award nominations. One possible answer is the characters. Like so many other epics, the sensation of viewing pleasure goes beyond the intense plot and into the intricacy and intimacy of the building blocks of every story: the characters. Director Wolfgang Petersen's mastery is in bringing the viewer into that unfortunate submarine, makes everyone a participant in the horror as one of the characters, creating the feeling of no escape....   [tags: Das Boot Essays]

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The Theme of Failure as Presented in Das Boot

- The Theme of Failure as Presented in Das Boot     "When 'Das Boot' was first released in the United States, its running time was 145 minutes, and it won huge audiences and no less that six Oscar nominations-unheard of for a foreign film." The genius of Wolfgang Petersen's "Das Boot" is that to Americans it is considered a foreign film indeed; not only in the sense that the film is from Germany, but because the film offers a unique perspective of World War Two, the German perspective. This point of view allows American audiences to walk away from theaters and be impacted by themes which are common in the cinematic industry....   [tags: Das Boot Essays]

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The Affects of Boot Camps on Juveniles

- In 2005, 14-year-old Martin Lee Anderson from was sentenced to probation after taking a joy ride with his stolen grandmothers car. Later that year, he violated his probation after trespassing on school grounds. His parents were given two options, either sending him to a juvenile detention center or boot camp. They chose boot camp as the better rehabilitation program, in hoping to change their son. Anderson lasted three hours at the Florida's Bay County Sheriff's Boot Camp before collapsing and being sent to the hospital, where he was declared dead the next morning....   [tags: Juvenile Boot Camps]

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Juvenile Boot Camps Do Not Reduce Juvenile Delinquency

- Introduction Juvenile delinquency is a relatively new phenomenon. For this reason, society’s reactions and solutions to the problem of delinquency are also modern developments. The United States developed the first youth court in 1899 and is now home to many new and formerly untested methods of juvenile rehabilitation and correction. One of many unique programs within the Juvenile Justice system, boot camps are institutions designed to keep delinquent juveniles out of traditional incarceration facilities and still provide a structured method of punishment and rehabilitation....   [tags: Boot Camps Do Not Reduce Recidivism]

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Boot Camps and Juvenile Crime

- Boot Camps and Juvenile Crime Five years ago, responding to an increase in serious juvenile crime, the state of Maryland initiated one of the nation's largest boot camp programs for teenage criminals. The program, called the Leadership Challenge, quickly became the model for other states. But last week, after reviewing a task force report that documented instances of physical abuse at their camps, Maryland officials appeared on the verge of conceding that the current initiative was a failure. Military-style discipline may work as punishment at juvenile boot camps, but it has not been effective as rehabilitation....   [tags: Juvenile Crime Boot Camps Incarceration Essays]

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The Communist Manifesto And Das Kapital

- In 1848, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels pamphlet titled The Communist Manifesto displaying their opinions on economics and socialism for the public’s enjoyment. Little did they know their ideas would still be influential today. Born in 1818 in Prussia, Karl Marx was a philosopher, journalist, historian, sociologist, economist, and revolutionary socialist. Marx is most notably known for founding socialism, a system of society in which no property is held as private, and his economic works, like the Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital....   [tags: Marxism, Karl Marx, Socialism, Communism]

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Das Brütus: A Tragic Hero

- Das Brütus: A Tragic Hero In The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, by William Shakespeare, Brutus is the quintessence of a tragic hero. Webster’s Dictionary defines tragic hero as “Any person, especially a man, admired for courage, nobility etc. … in a serious play with an unhappy ending” (277-626). This verbatim definition, however, is useless in an analytical essay. The idea of a tragic hero comes from Aristotle, who thought a tragic hero involved a character of high standing suffering a downfall caused by one or two character flaws....   [tags: Julius Caesar Essays]

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Domestic Violence : The Bossy Boot

- This ad named The Bossy Boot, published March third twenty fifteen, shows a picture of a big, muddy boot, sitting on top of a pink high heel. The ad has a dark background that makes it seem even more eerie. The ad is setup in a way that makes you think about the issue it is portraying by looking professional and having a quote that is powerful. The overall meaning of the Ad is for people to think about domestic violence. It draws people’s attention to the way the pretty high heel looks, trapped under the big boot....   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse]

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The Boot and Saddle Bar

- The Boot and Saddle has risen form the dead as a bar, restaurant and music venue. The Boot and Saddle has a long and interesting history on south Broad and seen the up and downs of the urban life cycle. It was our only country and western bar for years. It hosted mostly local talent and was a watering hole for the Navy when the Yard was a large active Naval Base. The bar was owned by Pete DelBorrello a respected business owner of the bar and other establishments in this neighborhood. With the closing, it sat vacant for 15 plus years before being reopened by the folks who own Union Transfer....   [tags: restaurant in South Philadelphia]

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Diet For A Boot Camp

- ... If you want to eat healthier and have better health, all you have to do is stop a bad food habit and start a good food habit, and keep repeating that same process, all at your own pace and with you making the decisions, not some diet. Even making slow and steady changes will make you feel better in weeks, which encourages you to substitute even more good habits for bad habits. When you eat healthier, you 'll feel better, you 'll have less health problems, you 're more active and you 'll lose weight without even thinking about it....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Medicine, Weight loss]

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The Das II Is An Appropriate Test For Johnny

- Introduction Johnny is an 8 year-old, Caucasian male who is having difficulty in school. Specifically, he is having difficulty with reading and memory. He has not yet mastered reading more than three letter words, and expresses difficulty reading more than two to three word sentences. In addition, Johnny forgets things rather easily; such as putting his books/work in his backpack at the end of the day, remembering where the bathroom is at school, and his teacher’s name. Background information reveals that Johnny was born late pre-term (36 weeks) through a scheduled cesarean....   [tags: Psychometrics, Reliability, Cognition, Psychology]

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The Das-Naglieri Cognitive Assessment System

- Introduction The Das-Naglieri Cognitive Assessment System (CAS) developed in 1997 by Naglieri and Das conceptualizing on the works of A. R. Luria PASS model theory, represents an analytic measurement of cognitive abilities based on neuropsychological construct. The PASS theory, acronym for planning, attention, simultaneous, and successive, focuses on the neuropsychological foundation in which cognitive processing and human intelligences based on the functional brain and mental activities of input, processing, and output (Das, 1999)....   [tags: Education, Assessment]

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Fitness Boot Camp

- A fitness boot camp is a kind of physical training program, which is conducted by personal trainers, gyms and other military personals. These programs have continued to increase in the past few years. Boot camp training will often combine interval training, running and many other exercises, like using weights for losing body fat, increasing cardiovascular efficiency and increasing strength. Many programs offered in boot camp are for nutrition advice as well. The term ‘boot camp’ is used because it will train people, mostly outdoors and this may not be always similar to military training....   [tags: Fitness]

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Das Kapital Capital: Critique of Political Economy

- Introduction Karl Marx is well renowned as a master of philosophical critique; such a statement can be proven justifiable in one of his most notable works titled Das Kapital in German or Capital: Critique of Political Economy. It is important to understand the roots to which Karl Marx established his desire of discovering, as well as answering his curiosities of philosophical ideas. Thirty years of Marx's time was spent developing a critical analysis that reveals the economic laws and reality of the capitalist system and mode of production....   [tags: Karl Marx, socialism, capitalism]

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The German Expressionist, Das Cabinet Des Dr. Caligari

- ... Chiaroscuro was subsequently adopted as one of the main aspects of cinematic Expressionism. Seen in the contrasted blacks and white in both the scenery and characters, it plays as an intensifier of emotions; the extremes of shade play on the extremes of morality, of good and evil, the known and unknown. The dark shadows serve as foreboding spaces, voids of unfamiliarity, of moral ambiguity, of uncertainty that the less appealing aspects of society live in. The light only brings out the darkness....   [tags: Expressionism, German Expressionism]

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Teenage Boot Camps - Not The Way To Achieve Discipline

- Boot camps for teenagers have become a popular disciplinary option for parents with adolescent children. Often recommended by counselors or by state justice systems as an alternative to juvenile detention centers, the boot camps are rigid military environments. Some are wilderness camps that teach young people survival skills in a military-like setting, while others are held closer to home. Many are state-run in conjunction with the justice system but many are also privately owned and operated. The boot camps have come under intense scrutiny because of suspicions of abuse and because dozens of teenagers have died of preventable causes at the camps....   [tags: Behavior Modification, Teens]

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Das Experiment

- "Das Experiment" is based on a 1970's experiment called "The Stanford County Prison" experiment. A study done to see if the social structure of a prison affects the behavior of prisoners and guards and the perception of their roles. As the scientists trusted and soon learned to fear, the volunteers immediately fell into their, anticipated, roles. The guards abused their power and the prisoners let free what tugged them into their reality as humans. The study was stopped before the two weeks, however it proved to be too late....   [tags: Film]

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Das Kunstseidene Madchen

- DAS KUNSTSEIDENE MÄDCHEN Irmgard Keun's 1931 novel, "Das Kunstseidene Mädchen", which has been translated into English as "The Artificial Silk Girl", is one of the most famous of Germany's `Neue Sachlichkeiten' works. This particular novel, in which the protagonist, Doris, a young working class German girl from Cologne, who dreams of the glitz and glamour and bright lights of the big city, Berlin - in her own words, she wants to be a "Glanz"<em>"Glamour Girl" - suffered subsequent censorship at the hands of Hitler's Nazi regime....   [tags: European Literature]

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Social Concerns in the poems of Kamala Das

- " He ( the poet) is responsible for humanity, even for the animals, he must see to it that his invention can be smelt, felt, heard." ( Arthur Rimbaud) From the queen of erotica to a poetic pilgrim, the critical nexus on Kamala Das?s poetry has oscillated between opposite poles....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Boot Camp

- Boot Camp With the ever rising prison population in this country, something has to be done rehabilitate criminals rather than just lock them up. Many feel that the “new” prisons, boot camps are the answer (Champion 1990). I will give a brief overview of boot camp institutions, specifically, about the operation and structure of these, the cost involved with both juvenile and adult facilities, and how effective they really are with regard to recidivism. Boot camps or shock incarceration programs, as they are also called, vary greatly around the country....   [tags: Papers]

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Boot Camps

- Boot Camps The history and explanation of how these institutions are operated The increase in violent behavior amongst America's youth has prompted the implementation of more effective rehabilitation methods. With the percentage of non-violent offenders on the rise, prison incarceration or juvenile detention doesn't seem to be the right solution for rehabilitation. In December 1983 a new idea emerged in Giorgia. This new idea was shock incarceration or boot camp. These temporary institutions were the beginnings of a trend to try and help with the rehabilitation efforts of young offenders....   [tags: Papers]

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How Violence Leaves a Mark in Veena Das’ Life and Words

- ... In other words, Das insinuates that the self cannot be analyzed without observation of the other and that an event cannot be analyzed without observation of the everyday. By defining the relations as dependent on one another, Das helps illustrate how violence from an event becomes “folded” into the everyday lives of those who survived it. Das engages with the two instances of violence at the time of the Partition and the 1984 riots in the way they affected individual lives. Through Life and Words, the readers are able to see the kinds of connection and relations one builds during these events within communities, the kinds of “othering” that happens among communities and the way gender af...   [tags: stereotype, individual, relation]

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Juvenile Boot Camps

- Juvenile Boot Camps Juvenile boot camps have been emerging more and more over the United States throughout the most recent years. At the rate they keep appearing, they seem as though they are here to stay. However, that might not be the truth quite yet. Several groups believe that they appear to be efficient and supportive to the youth at question. But the public foresees boot camps as senseless and inadequate....   [tags: Papers]

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Boot Camp Debate

- The Boot Camp Debate In any of today's society no matter where you look there will be some evidence of crime present. This statement derives from a sociologist theory that says no society can exists without crime. The government is constantly looking for new ways to deal with these reoccurring problems. The focus has been placed upon the government to look into young offenders and the style used to punish them. Weapons possession is quite common among the youth, at least in urban Canada, between one-third and one quarter of students surveyed indicated that they had carried some form of weapon at school over the previous year....   [tags: essays research papers]

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A Qest for the Unknown: Kamala Das as a Poet of Body and Sexual Aspirations

- A QUEST FOR THE UNKNOWN: KAMALA DAS AS A POET OF BODY AND SEXUAL ASPIRATIONS Sex has been one of the most pre-dominant themes in the works of Kamala Das. Time and again she exploits this theme in delineating the relationship between her male female characters. Unlike other Indian women writers, she does not resort to oblique or indirect reference to sex or love-making, rather takes up a bold and hitherto unexploited approach towards sex. As once stated by Wordsworth that poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings; Kamala Das epitomizes this utterance and let loose a series of emotions which find place not only in her poetic works but also her short stories and novel....   [tags: poetry, sex, sexual affair, love]

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The Use of Expressionism in Das Kabinett des Doctor Caligari and Shutter Island

- The link between expressionism and horror quickly became a dominant feature in many films and continues to be prominent in contemporary films mainly due to the German expressionist masterpiece Das Kabinett des Doctor Caligari. Wiene’s 1920 Das Kabinett des Doctor Caligari utilized a distinctive creepiness and the uncanny throughout the film that became one the most distinctive features of externalising inner mental and emotional states of protagonists through various expressionist methods. Its revolutionary and innovative new art was heavily influenced by the German state and its populace in conjunction with their experience of war; Caligari took a clear cue from what was happening in German...   [tags: horror, reality, insanity]

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Boot Camps: A Good Way to Deter Youth Offenders in Queensland?

- In recent years, the Queensland Government along with other states in Australia have discarded the idea of using court-referred conferencing, instead choosing to follow other avenues for the rehabilitation of youth offenders. One of these avenues is the controversial use of boot camps. Within Queensland specifically, there has been a strong wave of both media and public support for the use of these camps, with much research being conducted to examine whether they are a useful avenue to follow. The use of boot camps has been controversial in many countries around the world, such as the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom and this paper will examine whether these controversial camps w...   [tags: alternative means of reformation]

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Ragged Dick: Or, Street Life in New York with the Boot Blacks

- ... Dick states that by going to the theatre he could, “see the bearded lady, the eight-foot giant, the two-foot dwarf, and other curiosities, too numerous to mention.”# Another aspect of this book that I found to be accurate in select individuals lives throughout this era was the rags to riches aspect of the book. As we learned from several of the characters throughout this book such as Mr. Whitney and even Dick himself at the end of the novel, hard work, ambition, and character throughout this era led to some tremendous success stories....   [tags: Horatio Alger, story analysis]

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erereCreate Your Own Emergency Boot Disk

- Hardware Tips: Create Your Own Emergency Boot Disk Create an emergency boot disk, identify mysterious components. Pop quiz: Windows won't start. Do you: A. Panic; B. Take a siesta; C. Calmly smile as you pull out your customized emergency boot disk, use it to start your computer, and proceed to fix your system. If you answered C, I commend you. If you chose B, I envy you. But if you picked A, I can help. It's time for you to make an emergency boot disk that does the standard Windows version one better....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Boot Camp - Shock Incarceration Programs are Useful

- Boot Camp - Shock Incarceration Programs are Useful In the military, boot camp represents an abrupt, often shocking transition to a new way of life. Discipline is strict and there is an emphasis on hard work, physical training, and unquestioning obedience to authority. The new private is told when to sleep, when to get up and when to eat. He marches with his platoon everywhere he goes such as to meals and to training. Orders must be obeyed instantly and personal liberty is almost nonexistent. By the end of boot camp the new private has become a different person....   [tags: Offenders Alternative Jail Prison]

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A Hot Noon In Malabar

- A Hot Noon In Malabar By Kamala Das Kamala Suraiya or better known as Kamala Das is a well known female Indian writer writing in English as well as Malayalam, her mother tongue. She is considered one of the outstanding Indian poets writing in English, although her popularity in Kerala is based chiefly on her short stories and autobiography . She had begun her carrer by writing short stories in Malayalam before she published her first book of poems, "Summer In Calucutta" which apperared in 1965 ....   [tags: Kamala Das]

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Comparison of Windows 2000 and Knoppix Linux Boot Disk

- Comparison of Windows 2000 and Knoppix Linux Boot Disk Introduction What is X Windows. The X Window System, often known as X, is a windowing system for graphics workstations developed at MIT with support from DEC, Indiana University (1997-2005). What is the Microsoft counterpart. Microsoft's Windows Graphic Device Interface or (GDI) performs the same functionality for Windows as X Windows does for UNIX or Linux operating systems. We begin the journey by separating out the Windows manager (KDM) from the X Windows (XFree86) on the Knoppix Linux disk....   [tags: Compare Contrast Technology Essays]

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Ten Mistakes Parents Make in Choosing a Boot Camp

- The past twenty years has seen a major change in residential programs for self-destructive and struggling teens. In the past virtually every residential intervention available was funded and controlled by governmental agencies, including decisions as to who would be enrolled. What has changed is that we now have a rapidly growing network of private residential schools and programs focused on allowing parents more choices. Usually this involves parents paying the tuition, or at least making arrangements for payment through their insurance policy or other resources....   [tags: essays research papers]

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My Journey of Becoming a Linux Administrator

- The creation of this assignment is to create a baseline knowledge and explain my journey of becoming a Linux administrator. In this assignment, I will continue to cover the topics that I had learned and discussed in the third and fourth weeks of class after the first assignment. After learning the foundations of the Linux Operating System, It is now time to peel back some layers and go more in depth with this intriguing O.S. The discussions topics that will be touch upon is the Boot Process and the System Shutdown and everything in between....   [tags: boot process, loaders, init scripts]

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Das Projekt einer globalen Ethik und die afrikanische Philosophie

- Das Projekt einer globalen Ethik und die afrikanische Philosophie ZUSAMMENFASSUNG: Die Frage nach einer globalen Ethik stellt sich heute verschärft unfgrund der neuen Qualität gegenseitiger Abhängigkeit der einzelnen Staaten und Regionen beruhend auf einer eng verknüpften Weltwirtschaft und dem weltumspannenden Netz modernen Kommunikationssysteme. Diese Verknüpfung zeigt sich am deutlichsten in der Vernetzung transnationaler Konzerne, deren Produktionsstätten nicht mehr an nationale Territorien gebunden sind....   [tags: German Essays]

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E. M. Fleming's Model of Artifact Study and the Work Boot

- E. M. Fleming's "Model of Artifact Study" and the Work Boot The work boot has become a hot item for many girls and young women. This artifact of appearance may reveal a lot about American culture and society in the 1990's. By applying E. M. Fleming's "Model of Artifact Study", I will analyze this artifact in an attempt to shed some light on the values, priorities, and ideals of our society. Just like Fleming's model suggests, this paper will be broken down into four major sections: Identification, Evaluation, Cultural Analysis, and Interpretation....   [tags: Sociology Society Culture]

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Juvenile Bootcamps

- Boot camp is an alternative to incarceration. In this paper I will prove that Boot Camps for youthful offenders are effective. Boot camps started in the year 1888 by Warden Zebulon Brockway at the Elmira Reformatory located in Elmira, New York. The warden did this because he wanted to invoke a new way of disciplining and keeping the inmates active. The reasoning that this style of imprisonment worked was because there were virtually no prison guards which saved thousands of dollars. Another reason that it worked was because the men would work day and night producing quality goods that were much less then the competitors....   [tags: Teens History Boot Camp Essays]

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A Photographer Friend Of Mine

- ... Let’s do it next week,” he replied. Next week. I was going to be naked and I had to look gorgeous with a week’s notice. It should’ve hit me then that he didn’t really care about the shoot. He had said that someone would be doing makeup but when I got to the shoot, the only people there were him and my boyfriend. All I had was the foundation and mascara I kept in my bag. No movie magic was going to happen. No one was going to fix my hair. No one was going to help make me into a model. It was very thrown together....   [tags: Breast, Nipple, Areola, Das Model]

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Leadership, Leadership And Leadership

- ... We sat around for 15 minutes and he came in and challenged us all by asking, “ There are 45 people in here and half of you are on duty. We have sat around for 15 minutes, 15 minutes times 23 people equals how many man hours. Ok, let’s grant liberty and the rest can turn to.” He challenged the norm and that was impactful to the entire crew. Next, he always searched for ways to enable others to act by allowing the OODs to run the show with minimal oversight. He challenged the old way and let the mid level managers have the reigns....   [tags: Better, Improve, Leadership, Das Model]

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James Cameron's Presentation and Adaptation of Titanic for the Cinema

- James Cameron's Presentation and Adaptation of Titanic for the Cinema The 1997 film 'Titanic' is based on the well-known true story of the R.M.S Titanic, which sank on its maiden voyage to New York from England. The film is based around the sinking of the Titanic, with the break up of Cal Hockley's (Billy Zane) and Rose DeWitt Bukater's (Kate Winslet) engagement as Rose falls in love with Jack Dawson (Leonardo de Caprio) to carry the film along to the accident where the titanic sank in the Atlantic Ocean....   [tags: Papers]

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The Model Of College Choice

- Combined Conceptual Models Attending to the limitations of both sociological and economic theoretical approaches, researchers suggest college choice decisions are not explained by one theoretical approach alone, but are best understood by integrated approaches which incorporate aspects of human capital models with sociological constructs (Freeman, 1997; Paulsen, 2001; Paulsen and St. John, 2002; Perna, 2000, 2006; St. John and Asker, 2001). In this section, I describe dominant conceptualizations of college choice focusing on limitations for students of color at the point in which students make key decisions....   [tags: University, High school, College, Das Model]

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German Films

- German Films Not since "Das Boot" back in the 1980s has a German film produced so much buzz in North America. "Run Lola Run"/"Lola rennt" (1998) has received an overwhelmingly positive critical response and has even won a few awards. At one point it was among the top 20 films in the US – a very strong showing for a subtitled foreign-language film....   [tags: Papers]

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Healthy Living

- In just a few seconds, his life went from bad to worse. While working one day, Mike Sprague fell of a thirty-five foot roof, breaking both feet. He was bedridden, unable to do any exercise of any sort. To add on to this, Mike was overweight and weight loss was necessary for his recovery. His inability to walk made losing weight even more difficult. To make matters worse, Mike was gaining weight in this state of sedentary hopelessness. Mike became sorrowful, depressed, and failed to see any good in his life....   [tags: overweight, diet, exercise, boot camp, motivation]

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Interpreter of Maladies in Comparison with Marriages

- Interpreter of Maladies is just one of the many short stories written by Jhumpa Lahiri. Interpreter of Maladies is the story of an American family and an Indian tour guide, Mr. Kapasi. Driving from location to location, Mr. Kapasi revealed his second job as a translator of symptoms of patients who speak a different language than the doctor. Mrs. Das declared his job romantic. Mr. Kapasi became smitten with the woman because he himself suffered from a broken marriage. Seeking help from Mr.Kapasi, Mrs....   [tags: jhumpa lahiri, mr. kapasi, healthy marriage]

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Corrections in the 21st Century

- Corrections in the 21st Century Date: 8/21/10 The principle of boot camp is designed in military technique semi penal environments that practice discipline, armed forces training and precise physical exercise to crack a disobedient or delinquent teenager to apparently return home as good individual. In the end, the individual is to obey authority, comply with rules and regulations, and improve the teenager behavior at home and school settings (Boot Camp Info, 2000). In most cases, there are rehabilitations or psychological involvement to deal with the underlying disturbing emotional problems which may be causing or developing the issues in the teen....   [tags: Criminal Justice]

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Family Feud in Anita Desai´s Clear Light of Day

- Until a child is eighteen years old, the parents have full responsibility. They provide a stable and loving environment for their children. As the leaders in a household, caring and loving parents also maintain the bonds that hold the family together. However, absence of loving parental guidance can create tension between family members. Anita Desai’s Clear Light of Day shows how war, specifically the partition of India, affects a particular family. The partition of Indian in 1947 created the separate countries of India and Pakistan, consequently ripping families apart....   [tags: patents, guidance, war, family]

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Mix-Cultured Vagabonds

- Jhumpa Lahiri’s short story, “Interpreter of Maladies,” follows the adventure of an American-Indian family who are taking the role of tourists in their own native homeland. The Das family is inherently Indian, but the experience of being born and raised in America has diluted their cultural background. The Das family is a symbol of both American and Indian cultures intermixing, and due to this, the family does not completely belong in either culture. The Das family is Indian, but they have been socialized into American culture....   [tags: Jhumpa Lahiri, story, Interpreter of Maladies]

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Differences Between Human Need and Human Want

- There are several reoccurring, unanswered questions that plague the minds of curious individuals. Why am I here. What is my purpose. What makes me feel whole. Among these popular questions is one undefined by black and white perimeters. Human want vs. need, answers to this question only found in the boundless grey area. Down to the very fundamental structure of the human brain, we assort things into categories, giving structure and prioritization to our thoughts. What is the dividing line between wanting and needing, and how dependent is our happiness and overall success in finding the answers to this question....   [tags: human growth,self-fulfillment,human emotions]

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Interpreter in Maladies

- The author of the story was born in 1967 in London, and soon after she moved to Rhode Island in the United States. Although Lahiri was born in England and raised in the United States and her parent’s still carried an Indian cultural background and held their believes, as her father and mother were a librarian and teacher. Author’s Indian heritage is a strong basis of her stories, stories where she questions the identity and the plot of the different cultural displaced. Lahiri always interactive with her parents in Bengali every time which shows she respected her parents and culture....   [tags: Jhumpa Lahiri, India, culture, cultural clash]

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Analysis Of ' Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been ``

- Though thoroughly distinguishable, the short stories “Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been” by Joyce Carol Oates and “Interpreter of Maladies” by Jhumpa Lahiri present wide opportunities for one to compare and contrast literary elements. The two works, published within thirty years of one another, may be compared through the common theme of appearance versus reality, which is furthered through analogous instances of sexual symbolism, and contrasted through dissimilar settings and plot lines....   [tags: Joyce Carol Oates, Short story, Jhumpa Lahiri]

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The Managment Of Grief By Bharati Mukherjee And Jhumpa Lahiri

- Cultures and Heart, Worlds Apart Bharati Mukherjee and Jhumpa Lahiri both reflect the effects distance can have, not only on a person, but also their views and belief system in their stories, “The Managment of Grief” and “Interpreter of Maladies”. In “The Managment of Grief” Mukherjee writes from the perspective of a recently widowed Indian woman by the name of Shalia, who doesn 't know how to react to the deaths of her family. She contemplates on whether she will follow the trail of tradition or pave herself a path in the new world order....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, Bharati Mukherjee, Marriage]

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Peace is Every Step by Thich Nhat Hanh

- If someone were to have asked me at the beginning of the semester what is spirituality, I would not have answered correctly. Without a doubt, I am sure I would have answered the question as a synonym to religion, or part of a religion at least. In any case, that is not the right answer, and I now know that. After looking farther into the topic and reading works written by well-known spiritual leaders and authors, I am now confident I know what spirituality is as well as how to execute or practice it....   [tags: spirituallity, Ronald Rolheiser]

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Investigating Patterns in Grids of Different Sizes

- Investigating Patterns in Grids of Different Sizes Introduction: For my coursework I will be investigating patterns in grids of different sizes. Within the grid each square has a number. E.g. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 For each boot (highlighted above) I will develop a formula to work out the total value of the numbers added up. The boot will consist of three numbers up and two across....   [tags: Papers]

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Dr. Luke 's Work

- Dr. Luke was producing Kelly Clarkson songs in 2005, when he received a song demo from a friend at BMI and became interested in the singer on the tracks, Kesha Rose Sebert, later to become just Kesha. The demos by the 18-year-old impressed Luke, and he signed her to his own label, Kemosabe Records, with the intention of producing and releasing her music when he was able to find time in his schedule. For management, Kesha signed a contract on January 27, 2006, with DAS management, which is reproduced in Appendix D of this book....   [tags: Music industry, Record label, Kelly Clarkson]

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Die Schone Mullerin- German Essay

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The Trusted Computing Module ( Tpm )

- The Trusted Computing Module (TPM) is a hardware component that is used as a part of an approach to trusted computing that uses a combination of hardware and software components. The Trusted Computing Group (TGC) which is an industry consortium has standardized the concept of the TPM. In fact, the term Trusted Computing (TC) is now widely used to refer to this specific approach to Trusted Computing in industry. The hardware component of this approach is the TPM chip which that is included in the motherboard of a personal computer or integrated into the main processor along with other hardware and software certified to work with the TPM....   [tags: Cryptography, Encryption, Public-key cryptography]

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The Immigration Of Indian Citizens

- ... The mere fact that Lahiri finds it essential to address the character’s educational background suggests immigrants’ reverence for education, and specifically competitive universities. However, above this obsession with education is the quest for a better life. After all, this is the enveloping force that persuades people to immigrate (Bhardwaj 11). A better education means a better job, and a better job means more money and often a better quality of life. As Lahiri herself puts it, “education can become leverage” (Leyda 77)....   [tags: Immigration to the United States, Immigration]

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Homo Mensura-Philosophie: Analepse gegen Paralipse La Mettrie und die griechische Medizinphilosophi

- Homo Mensura-Philosophie: Analepse gegen Paralipse La Mettrie und die griechische Medizinphilosophie (iatros philosophos isotheos) ABSTRACT: Philosophische Anthropologie teilt sich in Europa seit der Zeit der alten Griechen in zwei Richtungen: die theologische (deus mensura) und die anthropologisch-medizinische (homo mensura)-Platon und Demokrit, Kant und La Mettrie. Für beide Richtungen steht Paideia (Lernen, Formen, Bilden, Kultur, Humanität) in Zentrum der Philosophie. Für homo-mensura-Philosophie entscheidend ist Analepse (ungefiltertes Aufnehmen) im Gegensatz zur Paralipse (filterndes Auslassen)....   [tags: German Essays]

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Rodeos and Cowboy Boots

- Cowboy boots have been represented continuously in cultural history dating back to the 1860's. Since then an evolving american culture has shaped what cowboy boots represent, as well as our perception of what mean within culture. The perception of cowboy boots has changed since the 1860's, within the limitations and boundaries in a specific culture.Therefore I consider how have the patterns and rituals of attending/competing in rodeos become associated with the consumption of cowboy boots....   [tags: American Ideology]

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The American Dream in Ragged Dick, by Horatio Alger

- According to Ty Kiisel, writer for Forbes magazine, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know” (Kiisel). In the book Ragged Dick by Horatio Alger, Alger portrays a young New York boot black in the 1860s. Dick rises to become the embodiment of the American Dream through, as Kiisel notes, who he knows. Ragged Dick builds many relationships with upper-class men, fellow boot blacks, and even builds connections within himself, all while keeping his morality in check. The relationships that Ragged Dick forms are what make him achieve the American Dream....   [tags: Ragged Dick, Horatio Alger]

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Mac Os X Is The Most Stable Operating System

- Nowadays, Mac OS X is the most stable operating system in the world. It is not only easier to use but also secure to protect MacBook to against Trojans and Viruses. However, Mac OS X is not compatible with many applications, especially games. It lacks highly specialized software for a few industries and education. That is why MacBook’s users want to have an operating system as Windows to solve Mac OS X’s problems. There are several solutions to install Windows 10 on MacBook but it is really complicated to carry out....   [tags: Operating system, Apple Inc., Mac OS X, Macintosh]

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Deterrence, Rational and Restorative Justice Theories

- This paper will illustrate three theories; deterrence theory, rational choice theory, and restorative justice theory. It will outline in detail the policies, and the connections between theory, research, and policy. Deterrence theory can be outlined as “principles of certainty, severity, and celerity of punishment, proportionality, specific and general deterrence” (Burke, 2009). In order for the punishment to be effective it has to be certain, swift, severe. Certainty is more important than the severity in deterring crime....   [tags: Legal Issues, Crime, Punishment]

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Juvenile Delinquency

- BOOT CAMPS ARE A BAD ALTERNATIVE Boot Camps For Children are A Failure According To Substantial Media Research. Wilderness Therapy Treatment - A non-profit consumer protection information, health, safety, referral & education site. More Information: www.Wilderness-Therapy.Org E-mail: info@Wilderness-Therapy.Org Peter S. Canellos, Contributing Roporter, BOSTON GLOBE, April 30, 1989, PAGE: 29 SHERIFFS, LAWMAKERS EXPLORE ALTERNATIVES TO JAIL //acs-VT2000 At least one former supporter of boot camp has turned into a skeptic, however....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The Power Shift to Asia: How to Succeed There?

- The global financial crisis, also known as the great world recession and recovery have had a serious impact on the Asian and global economies. While western economies suffered from enormous losses, Asian economies somehow managed to turn this misfortune into an opportunity. With the rise of Asian economies, the structure of world trade and finance is rapidly changing. If Western companies are planning to become more active and successful in Asian markets, they will have to understand this environment, and adjust their business models and company structures according to these recent changes....   [tags: financial crisis, global economies]

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Alternatives to Incarceration

- In 1996, Anderson and Dyson published a study to investigate boot camp success and offender risk assessment for CRIPP (Court Regimented Intensive Probation Program) participants. This study was conducted on 1225 male boot camp graduates. Logistic regression was used to determine which participants were more likely to reoffend after boot camp. Independent variables were recoded for the logistical regression model analysis used in this study. The effect of a prior felony conviction increases the probability of failure by a significant 27%....   [tags: Sociology]

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Intellectual Slaves to the Internet

- Computers can be found in nursing home rooms and small children’s hands. Internet usage is an ever-increasing fad and more people are using it to find information everyday. While computer usage is growing, book usage is declining. There is concern that this switch is affecting how people think, and not for the better. When looking at the how psychologists define Intelligence, it is clear that the Internet is taking a toll on how the brain processes information. Research and tests conclude that the Internet is decreasing people’s intellectual capabilities....   [tags: children, computers, intelligence, PASS]

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Musik und ihre Wirkung in der Fernsehwerbung

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Holiday - In German

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History Of Western Music

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One of the Few, One of the Proud

- One of the Few, One of the Proud To some it may seem “easy” to become a soldier in the United States Marine Corps. A recruit goes to boot camp, passes, and goes on to save the world and defend the nation, but in fact it is much harder. Boot camp in itself is a test for the body to see its weaknesses and turn them to strengths and to see how long the brain can be mentally alert and ready and when tired can still give a hundred percent. Within boot camp there is the ultimate test that proves whether a recruit is just another person or if they have what it takes to be a Marine....   [tags: United States Marine Corps Soldiers Essays]

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My Experience At The Military Service

- I remember that I served in military service at three years ago, and serving the military service was my perfect turning point that changed my entire life. I remember that when I was 20, I was very introverted that I could not even talk with other people to ask the directions. I remember that I just reached young adult who did not know about the world and just graduated from high school. I remember that I didn’t have any confidence, passion, patience, and willingness to challenge myself for my goals when I graduated from high school at 20....   [tags: Soldier, English-language films, American films]

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Hinduism : Not You 're Tradition Religion

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Information Systems And The Current Business Environment

- The use of information systems in the current business environment is the most important component that enhance and promotes the growth of small, medium-sized, and large businesses in equal measures. The use of technology makes the strategies of marketing more efficient because it helps the strategies design and targets the specific customers that the business consider pivotal for its growth. For instance, one a marketer will be in a better position of tailoring the advertisement platform to responding to the specific needs of the targeted audience hence reducing the cost of advertising and giving the business an edge in meeting its target....   [tags: Facebook, Social media, Social network service]

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Companies International Alliance: International Joint Venture

- Introduction In the past two decades, international alliances have become a central part of companies’ competitive and growth strategies (Kale and Singh, 2009). However, alliance termination rates are reportedly over 50% (Lunnan and Haugland, 2008). This paper aims to critically examine the reasoning behind the low success rates of International Joint Ventures (IJVs). Definition Glaister, Husan and Buckley (2004, p.1) define the IJV as “two or more legally distinct organisations (the parents), each of which invests in the venture (the child) and actively participates in the decision-making activities of the jointly owned entity”....   [tags: strategies, termination, failure]

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Breaking The Barriers Of Terror

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Marine Mammal: The Nawhal Monoceros

- The Narwhal, Monodon monoceros, is a social, specialized deep-water marine mammal characterized by a unique tooth growth protruding from the upper jaw. Narwhals lives along the coasts and rivers throughout the Arctic,characterized by icy ocean temperatures. Narwhals are usually found in groups of 15 to 20, but herds of several thousand have been seen in the Arctic waters since 1871. Regularly found eastwards from the Canadian Arctic to central Russia they have also been distributed throughout the Eurasian Arctic and in an especially high abundance around the oceans west of Cape Farewell on the east coast of Greenland in the summers and during the winter primarily in the Baffian Bay, and in t...   [tags: water bear, tardigrade]

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Does Gender Pay Gap Exist?

- ... Betsey Stevenson, who is a member of the Council of Economic Advisers, wrote an article titled “Five Facts About the Gender Pay Gap” for whitehouse.gov, which states that the pay gap goes beyond just wages. Stevenson goes on to say that women are also less likely to receive benefits such as health insurance and to have access to paid leave (Stevenson). Stevenson also offers up the idea that as a women’s career grows so does the pay gap between her and her male co-workers. It states in the article that men and women tend to start out on the same levels of earnings but as their careers grow this gap increases (Stevenson)....   [tags: Discrimination, Sexism, Gender]

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Account Of A Holiday

- Account Of A Holiday Letztes Jahr bin ich allein nach Deutschland geflogen. Ich mag das deutscheskultur weil ich, daβ die Gemeinschaft in Deutschland immer eng und vereinigt ist, glaube. Ich finde, daβ im allgemeinen die deutschen Leute freundlicher als englischen Leute sind. (I was really looking forward to the trip as I was born there and so I wanted to visit the place where I grew up) Von Heathrow Flughafen bin ich zur Frankfurt Flughafen geflogen. Die Reise war zwei Stunden lang und wann ich bin abgesetzen, meinen Freund von mir hat mir mit ihre Familie gegrüβt....   [tags: German Essays]

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Types of Computer Viruses and How They Affect Your Computer

- Introduction Computer virus is a program or codes that loaded onto your computer without your knowledge and run against your wishes and can copy itself. In thes research I will talk about computer virus and the differents types of computer virus and how it infects the computer. Computer Virus Is an external program for the purpose of making deliberately change the properties of the files they infect to implement some commands either removal or modification or vandalism and other similar operations....   [tags: program or codes that run against your wishes]

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Filming Jury Deliberations for Public Television

- Filming Jury Deliberations for Public Television A whirlwind of controversy arose in November 2002, when Judge Ted Poe, ruled that PBS’s Frontline could film jury deliberations in the trial of Cedric Harrison, 17, who faces the death penalty for allegedly killing a man during a car-jacking. In validating his ruling, Poe held that “cameras in courts keep the system honest” and are an important tool for civic education.1 Poe approved Frontline’s proposal, in which an unobtrusive ceiling camera would be used and no full-time cameraman would be necessary....   [tags: Juries Media Courtroom Essays]

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