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    Alan W Dowd published a commentary about the close relationship between the United States and Great Britain as being the cornerstone of a peaceful world in ‘The American Legion Magazine”December 2016.Since the article is published in “The American Legion Magazine,” the readers are assumed to be veterans and patriotic. This magazine could also be found on tables in medical office waiting rooms so it would not be considered to be exclusive. The article is inclusive to any audience that may be interested in history, international relations, or politics He discusses the reasons why the US and Great Britain have remained close beginning with the Monroe Doctrine in the early 19th century and continues today,. The assertion that the author makes…

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    Today, 89 percent of magazines sold in Canada are foreign, most of which are American. ( From Class Material). Just imagine this statement, it seems Canadian people depend on foreign entertainment. Globalization played a major role to take in this case. What I believe is that head of the country always try to save the country with any cost. But in this case is little different, Canada and America are neighbor country. What I feel is that America always see Canada is one of their States. I could…

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    With her oldest child, Courtland, she worked at a shoe store called “Shoe World”. It was an average shoe store, that paid “minimum wage”, and she was able to get job security for a maternity leave, but it was unpaid time off. At this time her husband was also working, he worked at “Pizza Hut”, which also paid minimum wage. After Courtland was born, Cheryl went back to work but she had decided that she wanted to make sure Courtland was solely breastfed. Cheryl’s husband, Craig, worked opposite…

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    Happiness In The Alchemist

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    Paul Coelho stressed that “Whatever you decide to do make sure that it makes you happy.” The pursuit of happiness is shown in the novel The Alchemist, written by Paul Coelho, and the New York Times “The Pursuit of Unhappiness” by Darrin McMahon. In The Alchemist, a young shepherd named Santiago decides to leave his current lifestyle after having his dreams read by a gypsy, and travels the world to find the Pyramids of Egypt and its treasure. Coelho encourages his readers to follow their dreams…

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    Life can change at any moment for which we have little control over. In the essay “On Being a Cripple” by Nancy Mairs, she expresses her thoughts on having Multiple Sclerosis and how it significantly changed her life. She provides the reader with various sad and personal stories which would make one’s life miserable. However, when addressing her condition and its effect on her life, she keeps a calm and positive tone. One cannot control what happens in life, but it is possible to control one’s…

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    Characterization of Toby If asked, most people would describe getting a ticket as, for instance a speed ticket; a ticket you got for driving too fast. Tickets are given to us by our higher authorities if we do not follow the law. However, for Toby Heckler, that is not the case. Toby is a socially handicapped male, with a rather childish appearance. (Page 37, ‘’On the yellow paper Toby had printed in red ink ‘PRAKING MISTEAK’ and signed his name ‘TOBY’ in a childish-looking hand.’’) The fact that…

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    Grit

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    Grit: Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals - Grit is not related positively to IQ but was highly correlated with Conscientiousness in Big Five Personality. Why is this so? What similarities do they share? Curious to know how this link to meaning in life? Does more grit correlate with more meaning in life? - William James has proposed two questions one on human abilities and the second on how individuals unleash their abilities. The first has been linked to the growing knowledge on…

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    Out Magazine Ads

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    Every magazine has its own target audience. Out magazine, founded in 1992, is aimed towards the LGBT+ community. Like all magazines Out has a variety of advertisements featured in its pages, ranging from travel ads to leisure products (such as alcoholic beverages). However, unlike many magazines, Out advertises medication for a very specific virus – HIV. The deadly virus first became apparent in the United States in the 1980s among gay males and has since been prominent in the LGBT+ circles.…

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    Since 1982, Vogue has become internationally known as the fashion elite magazine. On an international scale diversity is hard to avoid, considering Vogue’s expansion into seventeen countries outside of the United States, but when specifically looking at American Vogue diversity is scarce. Throughout covers of American Vogue from 1960 to present day, ideologies of American Beauty become clearer and allow for the truth about American stereotypes, beauty, and the worthy depiction of minorities to…

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    To make an image be perfect or stand out in the crowd, a bit of photo manipulation needs to occur. Many people do not realize how significantly advertisements have changed the original image to sell their product. Glamour, a fashion magazine, conducted a survey about their readers’ opinions about advertisements with photoshopped images (Seigal 29). There were 1000 women who answered the survey. When the data was collected, the process of editing small areas of flawed skin, flyaway hair, and…

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