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  1. Frost at Midnight

    The narrative of the poem begins with the speaker sitting in his cottage with the sleeping child beside him. The reference to the 'Frost and its secret ministry' may be subtle but is a powerful force of nature. Along with the personification of the capital F in 'Frost' an ominous mood is created which is only enhanced by the 'owlets cry'. The stanza continues describing the nights calmness, 'so calm that that it disturbs and vexes with its strange and extreme silentness', the consonance 's' sounds through out these lines is effective as its brings the quietness of the night to the forefront of the poem, a scene of tranquillity.

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  2. Theme of Childhood in The Prelude and The Schoolboy

    While a formal education took place, nature provided a symbolic education, 'Foster'd alike by beauty and by fear' (l.307), and as such adopting the role of a substitute parent, therefore nurturing the speaker as a child. The speaker narrates how he would 'wander half the night' (l.315), setting traps and becoming a 'fell destroyer' (l.319). The metaphor symbolises the first stems of guilt the speaker experiences. The tone of the poem becomes more urgent with the speakers repetition of 'hurrying', (l.320-321), as the progresses at a quicker reflecting the urgency of the speaker.

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  3. Occupational Health Essay

    use of portable foam extinguishers as well. * Fire extinguishers or sprinklers are not present at the company. Sprinklers should be placed in a storage compartment area where chemical products are being used. Water is not the best resolution to get rid of fumes or flames. Fume hoods are mandatory in a manufacturing or processing enclosure. * The prevailing personal protective equipment does not fit the regulations. Personal equipment must be in accordance to the regulations and proper training of the equipment should be intact for the workers. When hazards cannot be controlled through engineering practices or controls then PPE should be put in place to protect the eyes, face, head, lungs, arms and ears.

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  4. The Sundance

    A well known version of the story comes from a man who has held an integral part of keeping his culture alive. He is a consultant for the Sioux nation, he is also an Ambassador of the UN for the Lakota Sioux Nation, an ordained Sundance Chief, and he is also descended from Crazy Horse, a distinguished spiritual leader of the mid 1800s. Among all these prestigious roles he holds he also serves as Representative to Avrol Looking Horse, the one who currently holds the White Buffalo Calf Pipe (NASA).

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  5. Functinos Of Sleep

    However this theory is not proven, because dream interpretation is subject. Also the assumption of symbolism in dreams causes varying conclusions in finding. This theory contrast greatly to many other theories were other theories suggest sleep and dreaming is the stabilize physical issues, or to help the brain manage information collected during the day Freud suggests that our unwanted desires stick with us from childhood and effectively haunt us in our sleep. This doesn't give dreaming and sleeping much other purpose. In comparison to this Oswald's theory to explain sleep would be the restorative theory that says sleep is used to repair the body, as well as repairing the brain.

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  6. Psycho Analysis Vs Cognitive

    These urges being sexual (Eros), anger (Thanatos), the emotions we are taught to control. Freud applied the metaphor of the mind or psyche being similar to an iceberg. Being that only a small portion of it is visible; the rest of it is invisible. When applied to the mind he said that only 10% of it was visible which is represented by our conscious, but 90% is invisible, but not necessarily inaccessible, which are what dreams represent. This iceberg metaphor is further broken down into what is accessible to us. The part visible to us is the Conscious and is what is availible to us.

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  7. Reflection paper on "Through Deaf Eyes"

    We discussed in class the difficult level of lip reading, but I did not think much of it until I tried to read the lips of the signers without them using speech. I can see that skill taking much practice. I always wondered to myself when people are deaf, does that mean that they cannot speak or use their voice. One highly educated woman in the movie signed that she prefers not to speak because sometimes people would assume that she was hearing but really, she was deaf.

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  8. Comparison of Five Major Religions

    They believe that God will send a Messiah to unite them and lead them in His way. Judaism teaches that death is not the end and that there is a world to come. In Judaism actions are far more important than beliefs. All Jewish male babies are circumcised which signifies the covenant between God and the Jewish people. Also at the age of thirteen the boys have a Bar mitzvah. This is a ceremony in which the boy becomes a full member of the community. Christianity, the largest religion in the world, is based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

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  9. Ballot or Bullet-Rhetorical

    Malcolm X utilized a broad spectrum of rhetorical devices in the deliverance of "The Ballot or the Bullet." He was successful in reaching his whole audience by using the different methods. Malcolm X's intended audience for his speech was largely, if not solely, the African American population of America. Malcolm X wanted all African Americans to put their differences aside and work together to solve their common problem. "The Ballot or the Bullet" sought to empower the common African American to come together. He believed that through the combined effort of the people involved the social change would come.

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  10. A system for Kingston Hospital

    GPRS should be considered for the system as it allows for the transfer of most data types. Depending on the type of information that will need to be transferred and the system, other forms of data transfer technologies should be invested. NHSnet <(Online) http://www.nhsia.nhs.uk/nhsnet/pages/about/intro/nhsnet.asp [Accessed 16/05/04]> is a secure WAN developed exclusively for the NHS. The purposed system could be integrated to the current service provided by the NHS. This would: - * Ensure that the developed of the purposed system used some of the resources available on the NHS WAN e.g.

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  11. Research Paper Online Dating

    However, it is possible to pinpoint when the first online dating service was launched. Match.com, which began in April 1995, "is considered a pioneer in bringing online dating into the mainstream" ("History of Online Dating" n. p.). Soon, other dating sites opened, and the phenomenon of online dating started growing in popularity. As early as 1996, articles about happy couples that had met online began to appear in popular magazines (Gwinnell xv-xvi). Despite such articles, there was a bit of a stigma to using online dating services during the early period of their development.

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  12. Teen Pregnancy

    This problem has been all over the United States, affecting all people. Since, not one American can claim to be safe. This problem has to be addressed. d. Research Questions There are a number of closely related issues that have played a key role in teenage pregnancy. It is from those roles that this research seeks to answer the questions below: 1. What is the relationship between teen pregnancy and the economic state of the Virgin Islands? 2. What role does culture and tradition play in the teen pregnancy?

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  13. Bipolar Case Study

    He was admitted to the group home by his parents who were both present at the admission. Presenting Problem and History of Problem Brandon has been in the hospital on several occasions for threatening or attempting to take his own life. He has attempted this through slitting his wrists, taking an overdose of his medication and drinking alcohol at the same time, and playing Russian roulette. He was brought to the hospital for each occasion and was admitted. He has been brought to the hospital by his parents and on one occasion his best friend who was concerned as he had found Brandon.

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  14. BMW Z3 Roadster

    whose Z3 Roadster's pre-launch campaign got a very overwhelming feedback. The company now had an uphill task of designing a marketing plan to maintain the hype which was created by it's pre-launch campaign and since, the car was to be made in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the BMW Family also had to show that they can be successful globally as well. Purpose: The purpose of the case study is to motivate it's dealer network and manufacture products according to the customer requirements and specifications in today's ever-changing & competitive global market. In order to keep a consistent growth, every firm has to plan its marketing strategy and develop a marketing plan.

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  15. Arte y Arquitectura Prehispnicos

    De acuerdo a la descripci�n burda que le podemos dar a esta pieza de arte se puede decir que es una vasija de cer�mica negra, tiene un poco de brillo y color cobre debido al ba�o de caol�n. Es de un tama�o aproximado de 25 cm de alto y 20 cm de ancho. No tiene ning�n tipo de decoraci�n, lo que podemos identificar es que es una pieza zoomorfa en forma de pato.

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  16. Changing Seasons

    It was a sad excuse for a dock but as I was staring up at the stars, each individually glimmering in the vast darkness, all my thoughts and worries vanished. I felt as though I was a part of those stars. I felt a part of their light. The stars finally allowed me to detach myself from earth. The wonderment that only a child can know jolted through my veins. Gazing from one part of the sky to the next, I wasn't thinking about atoms, protons, or any other principles of astronomy, just stars, as they should be seen.

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  17. Fingerprints on Glass

    Here is my side of the story from both behind and beyond the fingerprints on glass. Our lives crossed paths one day when Mikey was able to escape from his precarious lifestyle in the neighborhoods of downtown Detroit by moving to the friendly confines of Wheaton, Illinois to temporarily reside with his aunt. To Mikey, the move was like taking a vast leap from hell to utopia. To me, Wheaton, the place I called my home, was an ultra conservative town with more churches than individuals of a different race. He was alone and lost amid a predominantly white neighborhood.

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  18. Ritalin is the only effective treatment for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

    The article goes on the say that drug treatments for ADHD can even cause brain damage and death! In regards to this topic, Dr Kendal from the Royal college of Psychiatrists concluded that doctors do not have enough support when it comes to using new methods to treat ADHD and therefore prescribe Ritalin too freely without trying or suggesting new treatments as an alternative (Cleland, G 12/11/07). Another recent Telegraph publication has proposed that the families with children who suffer from ADHD should be offered training courses to help them manage the behaviours of the child in question.

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  19. Are psychological therapies equally effective in treating mood disorders than drug treatment?

    Drug treatments for mood disorders aim to alter the brain chemistry which appears to be different between suffers and non-suffers. Although pharmaceuticals appear to have a positive effect on some people, they can potentially increase sufferers' symptoms and produce some negative side affects. Teicher et al (1990) suggested that specific pharmaceuticals, especially selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), can cause an increase in suicidal tendencies among depressed patients when compared to patients being administered placebos and psychological therapies. In dispute of this idea, Khan et al (2003)

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  20. Conduction aphasia: A case study review

    Patient F.A, a 54 year old, right handed, retired female secretary, undertook a psychological and physical examination, one year after a left-middle cerebral artery stroke appeared to have left her cognitively impaired. Visible neuropsychological symptoms included impairment in phonological repetition, Alexia, which is when the ability to read is lost (Leff et al 2001), Acallcuia, which is an impairment in solving simple math's equations (Adrila & Rosselli 2002), an impairment in word production, impaired repetition although higher when using pseudo words compared to words, and lastly phonemic errors when reading.

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  21. Relationship between Inflation and Unemployment

    We investigate the relationship between inflation and unemployment in Mauritius for the period 1977 10 2008. Our study further analyzes the causal relationship between inflation and unemployment. 2.0 Model Specification Our dependent variable is inflation, and independent variables are unemployment, money supply and government expenditure. 2.1 The Empirical Model For the purpose of the multiple regressions, the following equation will be used: INF t = B0 + B1 UNEMPLOY t +B2 MONEYSS t + B3 GOVTEXP t + �t Where: INF: Inflation UNEMPLOY: Unemployment MONEYSS: Money supply as a percentage of GDP GOVTEXP: Government expenditure as a percentage of GDP �t : error term.

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  22. The Issue of Wikipedia

    I first started to question Wikipedia while studying A-levels; for one thing, all the teachers were against it. I could never really understand why. Then when assigned to do research on the internet, Wikipedia was the first to appear by Google. I didn't think twice about going on to it, I had found my information, and then decided to compare it to other websites. In comparison with 3 other websites, Wikipedia was the only one with an answer that didn't match up, "defenders of Wikipedia argue that mistakes and deliberate misuse are rapidly picked up and corrected"1.

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  23. Speech about Walmart

    Jon Lehman was a Wal-Mart store manager for 17 years, he said that a district manager explained to the managers how to get into the computer with a false name to remove or cut the hours of an employee b. Wal-Mart had faced lawsuits in 31 different states for Wage and Hour abuses involving 100 to 1000 workers 2) They find the world trader that they have to pay the lowest to such as China. a. The Wal-Mart revolution stated that the workers in China work so hard but are paid so little.

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  24. Statewide Development Corporation

    However, it is observed that weekends have been particularly troublesome during the summer months. Facts of the case: Study of the number of call during weekends concerning air conditioning and plumbing problems has resulted in the following distribution: Time between calls (minutes) Probability 30 .15 60 .30 90 .30 120 .25 Following considerations in completing service calls: * Parts needed for most repairs are kept in a storage room at the complex * For unusual problems, a trip to a local supply house is necessary * If the part is available on site, the maintenance person finishes one job before checking on the next complaint * If the part is not available on site and any other calls have been received, the maintenance person will stop by the other apartment(s)

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  25. Essay on Whistle blowing

    It happened to be in a small office apartment. I could guess they were more of part-time workers, walking into the office, three of the workers were signing off for the day. A lady and three other men remained in the office. The lady introduced herself as Sally and the young man, working beside her, as Ben who happened to be the manager's nephew. I asked to be directed to the manager's office which she kindly did. It was, altogether, a simple and stress-free interview. At first, I was asked a few questions about myself, my past work experiences and my core skills of which I stated.

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