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    marked by the gradual formulation of his musical language from I Ching, or the Classic of Changes from the Western Zhou period (1000-750 BCE). The most documented aspect of Chou’s language was his system of pitch organization, which he named variable modes. It took Chou more than three decades to arrive at its final version, and it formed the backbones of his compositional structure. The theoretical foundation of this system is based on the I Ching trigrams. Two kinds of lines construct the…

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    College athletes are considered by many other students to be very fortunate. With college tuition increasing year after year students are finding themselves strapped with an overwhelming amount of loan debt. Student athletes who receive the benefit of having their tuition covered by the university are considered, by some, to be employees. It’s important to identify what an actual employee is and what that employee does. An employee works for an employer based on an initial contract where the…

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    Family Tree Research Paper

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    create a family tree in my extended family for as far as my grandparents remembered. But once I realized that the tree wasn 't going to turn out as big as I thought it would be I decided to change my topic to something that I loved-food! I changed my topic to the history of pasta. This opened up doors that lead to new things that I could research and a much more vast ground for me to start my project on. I researched things like all the different types of pasta and a couple different sauces. The…

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    summer of 2016 in West Virginia, my parents told my brother and I that we were traveling to Spain for the summer. I was really excited when they told us that, since it is a pretty place to travel to. With the towering mountains and glimmering ocean, green trees and bushes, as well as the fresh air that has a little hint of the salt from the ocean, which depends as to where in Spain you are staying at. My mom had said for my brother and I to make a list of what we’re going to take with us on the…

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    Summer Vocation Essay

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    vocation, I will reply you many answer. I am very like the summer vocation. Because it is my last summer vocation, firstly I will go out to travel with my friends, I want to XiAn best, I like old city very much. Then, I plan to buy a guitar, I really want to learn play the guitar, because I used agree on learning play the guitar with a boy who is my best friends. I also want to learn cook, my mother always decline to teach me cooking, she thinks I need’nt cook, it is make me so angry, I think…

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    Sneakerhead Essay Example

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    Saturday. I wake up startled, thinking I slept in too late, it's 8:00 AM I take a deep breath in a way to relax, I had an hour. Therefore I begin rushing around to log onto my computer and getting all my tabs ready and have my auto check out ready and filled out so I don't have to hassle with filling out basic information. As well as called my bank the previous night to make sure they would accept any payments on my card. They act like I’m crazy, and agree to accept any charges. As a result, I…

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    Essay On Career Fair

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    The first time I went to the career center was in my sophomore year. I was extremely stressed about declaring my major since this decision would determine the course of my future career. My indecisiveness began inhibiting my academic progress due to enrolling in irrelevant classes. It was during this walk-in that I first met Kay. Her friendliness helped ease the anxiety I felt about my situation and allowed me to comfortably disclose my thoughts, fears, and opinions. Kay understands that…

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    Many people do not realize how greatly their surroundings affect their everyday lives. Their environment can ultimately hurt or help their development. Positioned on the east side of the Bosporus strait, the location of Byzantium was ideal in that it served as a point of commerce and transportation between Asia Minor and Europe (“Byzantine,” History.com). The Byzantine Empire, later in their history also managed to maintain control of the borders of the Mediterranean Sea, but a lack of natural…

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    The heated debate of paying college athletes and the status of student-athletes as amateurs has been argued often and thoroughly in recent times. With testimonies coming from current and former NCAA Division I athletes about inability to afford basic living amenities such as being able to afford dinner, being able to see a movie with friends, or find time to balance athletics with academics and a social life, media and critics have been arguing whether or not it is time to start paying college…

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    Cinderella's Sister

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    Stories of princesses, or empresses, or even athletes, sometimes involve a “rags to riches” scenario. A story like Cinderella, a poor girl who eventually married Prince Charming, or even Michael Oher, an NFL offensive linemen, who had nothing and now is paid several millions, portray this concept. This type of life is also true for Theodora, Empress of the Byzantine Empire. Theodora had a tough childhood, but ended up marrying Justinian the Great and is recognized as one of the most important…

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