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  • My Journeys: Technology's Journey In The World

    Technology Journey 1 Technology has come a far way from where it first started off. The new and improved devices are becoming so advanced that it is mind-blowing what these gadgets can do nowadays. Today, I use technology on a daily basis and couldn’t imagine what my life would be like without it. I say that now, but about twelve years ago when I was in elementary school, I was just being introduced to the whole new world of technology. The first time I used a computer was in kindergarten back…

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  • Homer Doctorow Analysis

    Disability may only be a matter of judgement. This concept appears in Homer and Langley, where Edgar Lawrence Doctorow depicts the possibilities in the life of a blind protagonist, Homer Collyer. Although Homer discerns darkness in a negative connotation, darkness can only be seen and sight is not the only sense for humans. Thus, blindness does not replace the senses or disconnect the Collyer brothers from the world. In a passage on page 159, Langley Collyer’s theory of replacement enables Homer…

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  • Waverly Hills Sanitarium Case

    Waverly Hills was proposed in 1906 by the Kentucky legislature as an aid to staunching the epidemic of tuberculosis known as the White Plague. By 1910, the hospital was fully operational, with a capacity of 40 people. The hospital, though minimal at first, was provided further funding, allowing for the hospital to expand to a capacity of more than 400 patients. Waverly Hills became a strangely isolated community. It even had its own postal…

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  • Comparing The Epistemologies Of Plato's And Patricia Hill Collins

    the validation process of arriving at that truth. I need to ask how I know? What does it mean to say something is true and what is the genesis of that truth? For the purpose of this essay, I will discuss the epistemologies of Plato’s and Patricia Hill Collins to include the validation process, the dimensions by which knowledge is gained, and the implications for education. In addition I will argue that experience is a form of knowledge. Plato’s epistemological beliefs are grounded in the idea…

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  • Elizabeth Bishop's Early Life

    Life is an uncontrollable force that drives one in and out of places of comfort and hope at an unsteady pace. Elizabeth Bishop has expressed her experience with the push and pulls of life through her glorious and imaginative works. Throughout Bishop’s writings she expresses the hard young life she endured, her conflicts with her health throughout her life, and her travels. Many of her works were influenced by friends and colleagues as she went from her young education and growing into her years…

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  • Short Essay: The Battle Of Bunker Hill

    This essay and following presentation is about The Battle of Bunker Hill. It will go over not only the who, what, where, when and why of this battle but will also try to excite you about the incredible way our country began. We were the ultimate underdogs. Hopefully, at the end of this essay you will see a few of the reasons we are called the home of the brave. In June 17, 1775, on a hot summer day, the Battle of Bunker Hill took place. This battle turned out to be the bloodiest battle of the…

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  • Analysis Of The Haunting Of Hill House

    and Individual Interpretations of Family and Idea of “Home” Throughout many stories, ideas about what makes a home and family are communicated to audiences because of the direct relatability to everyone, no matter what their background. Haunting of Hill House, by Shirley Jackson, is a novel about a group of people who are called to a supposedly haunted house to partake in a study of its paranormal activity. Eleanor Vance, the protagonist, is exceptionally susceptible to the haunting and feels…

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  • Heroes In Colonial America

    Throughout the Colonial Era and the events that paved the way for it, there was many individual figures born in the colonies who played a major role for the colonists by thwarting the British plans to impose their unjust laws of their territory. These figures are not mentioned in most of the history books written, but their contribution is still not forgotten by society. Some of these unsung heroes include John Stark, James Armistead, Jeremiah O’Brien, Elizabeth Hager and Herman Haupt.…

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  • White Privilege And Male Privilege By Paty Collins Analysis

    “Towards a New Vision” by Patricia Hill Collin, “White Privilege and Male Privilege” by Peggy McIntosh, and “There is No Hierarchy of Oppression”, by Audre Lord all sought to end the belief that oppression only happens to one group of people and that oppression should be ranked. Throughout all of the essays one theme ran throughout; everyone experiences some form of oppression and when society begins ranking oppression everyone ends up losing. Patricia Hill Collins’s “Towards a New Vision”…

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  • Black Feminist Standpoint Theory Essay

    different ideas. It is very interesting as it focuses on both the differences and similarities of African American women from different places in time and how these things all tie into each other to result in a common motivation. Authors like Patricia Hill Collins and Tracey Reynolds break down this idea of Black feminist standpoint in ways that make it simplest to understand, highlighting things like individuality and collectivity, identity, and more; but in order to really understand Black…

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