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    outside: “Look down into the courtyard” (CP 26). This line indicates Bishop’s invitation to her audience to observe with her. The very title, “Paris 7a.m.,” suggests the main concepts of place and time which Bishop explores in the poem. Jonathan Ellis observes that this particular Bishop poem “show[s] a young poet experimenting with various poetic traditions, desperately seeking a voice to approach autobiography safely” (Ellis 30). Bishop locates her poem within the circles (rotaries) and squares (plazas) of Paris. The repetition of the words circles and squares gives this sense of the Paris roadways and how the roads tend to converge at the center or an “Etoile.” Bishop bears in mind the geography so carefully that she references the Arc de Triomphe de l’Étoile a point at which twelve major road of Paris meet at the famous monument. The twelve roads call to mind the plentitude of “clocks” throughout the poem and how their geography also includes this circle convergence. Jonathon Ellis understands the specific place and time of the title as “[Bishop] announc[ing] the time and location in ‘Paris, 7a.m.’…[as] a way of shoring up the imagination, of grounding it in literal facts and history. And yet the cry still finds a way through.” (Ellis 52). The cry within “Paris, 7a.m.” takes place underneath the surface in Bishop’s struggle to make sense of the ever shifting senses of space and time. The endless supply of clocks in the poem suggests a commentary about time. The clocks…

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    Analysis of Sharplin's Case-study of The Lincoln Electric Company The Lincoln Electric Company was created in 1895 by John C. Lincoln. By 1914 John's brother, James F. Lincoln, took over company operations. The legacy and framework created by these brothers runs deep and is strongly reflected in company culture even nearly a century later. Many of the incentives, policies, ideas, and processes implemented during the brothers' oversight are still in practice and strongly embraced. Sharplin's…

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    case it contained arguments that are significant in the evaluation of coefficients of cross elasticity. Also, it included the arguments of some authors between Triffin, Chamberlin, Bishop and others on the usage of cross elasticity in the grouping of forms in market. Similarly, it discussed the concept of cross elasticity and the relations of Hicksian distinction to the coefficients. Lastly, the importance of antitrust cases was defined to the usage of cross elasticity. Analysis / Evaluation…

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    This plasma highly dangerous as it is very high in temperature. · Danger of explosion: the arc welding machine highly flammable gas for the welding process. An explosion of this gas tank could be very devastating. · Huge amount of water: the in house calibration lab uses a very large amount of water in a single storage tank, with very powerful pumps driving the same water from the short length pipes present in the laboratory. Risk Management 1 Objective The objective of this…

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    Cross Price Elasticity

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    Elasticity is used in economics to measure the degree of responsiveness in demand in relation to an alteration in price or income. Economists use the term price elasticity of demand to express how much a change in price influences demand. Comparable, cross price elasticity determines the change in demand of one product with the increase or decrease in price on a different product. Similarly, income elasticity of demand intends to measure the change in demand after a change in consumers’ income.…

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    Problem Identification and Issues Franklin Fan Company is a manufacturer and distributor of electric fans. It was founded by two engineers, Dan Block and Ed Spriggs, one an electrical engineer, and the other a mechanical engineer. Located in Block’s garage, the company showed slow and steady growth for seven years, however, when it was shifted to old, abandoned meat-packing warehouse on Chicago’s South Side, the company’s led to an explosive growth of the business. Due to increased space for…

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    19th Century Ironclads

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    around today. One of the greatest weapons of war in its time was the ironclad. Ironclads were steam powered warships protected by iron or steel plating. they were first used successfully in the mid 19th century. ironclads were designed for several roles such as: dominating sea battles, Coastal defense ships, and long range cruisers. The idea of metal protection on ships came from the early vikings and sea raiders placing their shields on the sides of their warships to deflect arrows and rocks…

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    American movies and television shows are making either an implicit or explicit argument about American identity, this is what attracts Americans to watch the movie or show. Since Americans are a combination of many different cultures and a combination of living, or growing up in different parts of the United States that have different ways of living and interacting, everyone has a different opinion on American Identity. Television writers and producers use all these different opinions and…

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    Joan of Arc was a seventeen-year-old national hero who led the French armies against the English in the Hundred Years’ War. Claiming to have heard the voices of the archangel Michael as well as her favourite saints, she was convinced that she can force the English out of France. Joan led the French army to Orléans and under her command, drove away the English and secured the coronation of Charles VII (Graham, 576). She was later sentenced to be burned at the stake for wearing men's clothing and…

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    Throughout Saint Joan, a story written by George Bernard Shaw, parallels are drawn to the story of King Henry V as the idea of feminism is tested through the different gender role expectations of society during the fifteenth century. Joan of Arc and King Henry V are prime examples of two individuals that were held to different standards based upon their genders. Joan challenged these expectations while Henry lived up to them. Due to society’s influence on gender roles throughout the fifteenth…

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