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    A year later at the end of Love is Never Silent, Janice had a retirement party at the factory where she worked since she was seventeen (Love is never silent). She invited all the staffs, friends and family members to come (Love is never silent). With a pastor’s translation, her stand in the middle among the people and had a speech using American Sign Language. The speech was a conclusion of her work journey in the factory. She informed everyone in the party that “The word silent, for us, is never silent. Please understand we are listening always with our eyes.... Hearing and Deaf must learn together, live together, change together. I can tell you from the Deaf side. Even we can’t hear the rain falling, but we listen from our eyes. Hearing people have their eyes in their ears. Deaf have ears in their eyes and they can see the water falling (Love is never silent 96:30).” She expressed that after years of working she had many important moments in her life. There were times that she felt using Sign Language in the public was a stigma. She wanted the society to become more aware the importance of Deaf and Hearing people to work together to improve the sociality as a whole. Sign language has been existing for a long time in American history until the 1950s (William. 2000). It has been a long time using Sign Language was prohibited from hearing people. Deaf people were used to learn how to read lips in school as “Normal” people (Signing, Alexander Graham Bell and the NAD 2007).…

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    In Frank Beddor´s The Looking Glass Wars, the author puts a twist on the story of Alice in Wonderland. Beddor writes the tale from the perspective of Alyss, the princess of Wonderland who had to escape her queendom when her evil aunt Redd attacks the palace. She ends up alone in the middle of England taken in by the Liddles until she returns to Wonderland with Dodge Anders to reclaim the throne. When these changes were made to the story, real significance was provided with meaningful themes…

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    What do people see? This answer to this question is very difficult to answer because what people see may not be what people actually want to see or what they were supposed to see. The visual world around individuals is tinkered with by the individuals who sit at the top of the social pyramid. The marketing strategies that are implemented by the individuals at the top are responsible for are changing the visual world around the common man. Ethan Watters in his essay “The Mega-Marketing of…

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    In modern times there are many things that help us figure things out. Things that range from technology, rules, equations, previous discoveries and so on, but in the times of Aristotle there was not much of that. There were many inspired scholars that worked to discover and invent things to help understand the world and how it works. One of those remarkable scholars was Eratosthenes of Cyrene who lived to be about eighty-two years old. Eratosthenes was born in Greece in a colony known as Cyrene…

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    Parallax Camera Angles

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    Some people usually have a confused look on them whenever they hear the word Parallax. Parallax or image focus adjustment accomplishes two things; focuses the image on the scope and allows the shooter to estimate the distance to the target. The parallax is an adjustment where the focal plane of the rifle scope is offset to the target while looking through the scopes reticle. The parallax is basically an optical illusion needing correction and should not be confused with the focus. Changing a…

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    As the development of technology, the issue of environment and source on Earth become more and more serious. Kepler 452b is a planet which is very similar with earth. So there is possibility that people could survive on the planet and the planet exist life. • Human has been filled with fear and curiosity to unknown creature in other planet. The curiosity motivates the exploration of space. If someday people arrive in Kepler 452b, people could find lots of new creatures and resources. And…

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    John Berger

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    Chapter 4 of Ways of Seeing by John Berger is a picture essay. It begins with religious pieces of art, mainly from the thirteenth century. It carries on with work from the 14th, 15th 16th century and so on. The images contain subjects like deceased bodies, children, life, nudity etc. The essay is bringing us through the history of art and what was considered important during those years. The next chapter is about oil paintings. As economies grew so did people’s want for materialistic objects. At…

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    The Moon has not always sat in the sky watching over the Earth and all its inhabitants. No. In fact the Moon used to wander the earth just like any creature or human does now - as did the Sun. This is the story of what she did before she sat up in the sky. This is the story of the Moon and her only friend. The Sun was loved by all. His heart was warm and his smile was bright. His hands were strong hands that as they touched the earth could make bright green plants sprout from even the driest…

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    Via And Auggie Analysis

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    In the second part of “Wonder” we read in Via’s point of view. Via’s point of view tells how, Auggie, got this deformation. In part two there is a chapter called Genetics 101, and a chapter called The Punnett Square. In these two chapters we read the possible of Via and Auggie having the chances of getting kids like Auggie. In this part it tells the same days Auggie is having in part one, but the way she is seeing and living the days. In the first chapter of the second part, Via tells us that…

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    I decided to research discovery and exploration and William Herschel's discovery of Uranus. I had a lot of fun researching this. William Herschel was an organist for part of his life, and when he settled in England, he decided to expand his interests in music. One particular author of music theory, Professor Robert Smith, also wrote an article on optics and telescopes, and this is what inspired Herschel to adopt a love for astronomy. Most professional astronomers of his day focused on…

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