Ben Karlin

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  • Earth Island Journal Analysis

    arth Island Journal, Autumn 2015, Online. The Earth Island Journal’s cover is a striking contrast of black and white with the white creating a native woman with a tree and a tower in the background as she leans over a stream. The title of the issue is stated in large, bold, red letters: “Return to the Native” above that title is the name of the publication in white. The bold contrast of black, white, and red on the front page shows signs of attracting readers that are passionate in their cause while still bringing the simplicity of the earth. The purpose of this magazine is to provoke critical thinking about the environment and its effect on today’s world, to find this purpose one must seek it out as it is not openly stated, however it is still easily found. The table of contents includes many essays about the environment, some of these headlines include: “Digging Deeper: It’s Alive! The Amazing World of Soil” and an essay named “The Thin Red Line” which is about Indigenous communities fighting against large development projects, the main value of this publication is about preserving the environment, I would guess that this is a Liberal publication because of the environmental concern that is the magazine’s main focus and the rejection of corporations developmental projects. The advertising on the homepage of the website is discreet and minimal, kept to one small side banner with DeVry University, Best Buy, and others. The audience for this publication is probably supposed…

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  • Creative Writing: Another Day On The Plantation

    I’ll be right back. Watch from behind the trees.” Nancy then proceeded to walk to the front steps of the impressive house. When she knocked, almost immediately a maid answered the door. Betty and Ben couldn’t hear a word that was being said, as they were at least half of a mile away. “Momma, who’s house is this?” Ben curiously asked. “We don’t know, baby. We’re just getting some more food for us.” Betty kept a close eye on her sister. After the maid left the front door, a burly man with…

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  • Helicopter Money Case Study

    Markets Soar as Japan Starts Up Rotors for Helicopter Money Following Bernanke Visit Markets Soar as Japan Starts Up Rotors for Helicopter Money Following Bernanke Visit Despite worrisome economic indicators, markets recently soared to all-time highs based on speculation that Japan plans to inject helicopter money into its economy to combat the country 's deflation. This best-guess prognostication was fueled by former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernake 's dramatic visit to meet with Japanese…

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  • Case Study Of Ben And Jerry's

    Ben and Jerry’s ice cream started as two guys serving ice cream in a converted gas station, but today the ice cream company distributes its ice cream products internationally through grocery stores, franchisees, and grocery delivery services. The ice cream maker has two production facilities, both in Vermont. The Ben and Jerry’s headquarters is in Waterbury, VT. This is where tourists and ice cream fans can take tours of how the ice cream is made. The second facility is much larger and located…

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  • Shakespeare And John Donne's Sonnet 130 And The Flea

    Love can be expressed in numerous ways. From the earliest times, poetry has been used to express one’s love. Such is the case in these two poems to be discussed here: “Sonnet 130” by William Shakespeare and “The Flea” by John Donne. Donne is known for his dense erotic poems and Shakespeare is greatly appreciated for his rich and numerous sonnets and plays of varied interests throughout literature history. Therefore, here the plot, tone, expression and meaning of the poems by Shakespeare and…

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  • Situational Irony In Animal Farm By George Orwell

    Animal Farm was written by George Orwell in 1945. His real name is Eric Arthur Blair who was born in Motihari, Bengal, India, in 1903. George Orwell is an English novelist, essayist and critic. He is best known for his novels Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four which were published in 1945 and 1949 respectively. Orwell formed many strong opinions about major political movements during his time including imperialism and communism. Most of his strong political opinions were influenced when he…

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  • Analysis Of Karen And Arnie's Narration '

    Husband and wife marital counselors find their own marriage in trouble when the husband begins an affair with the wife of a couple living in their home prompting the foursome to agree to an unconventional living arrangment. SYNOPSIS MAGGIE and ELLIOT WILSON (middle aged) are relationship counselors who counsel others on how to keep love, passion, and intimacy alive in a marriage. Their own marriage is tested when Elliot band Maggie invite KAREN and ARNIE GREEN into their home while their own…

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  • Unethical Workplace Behavior

    Most would concur that businesses shouldn 't attempt to direct the enjoying some downtime moral or good lead of their representatives. Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, was included for a situation with a 20-year old understudy who blamed him for sexually attacking her in a Georgia dance club. In spite of the fact that Roethlisberger was not charged, he was suspended for six games for damaging the NFL 's own behavior strategy. Occasions such as these can bring about a worker…

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  • Rhetorical Devices In Good Will Hunting

    the commonly used idiom “Don’t judge a book by it’s cover”. In order to impress onlookers and make a fool out of a local “townie” character of clearly inferior intelligence, a man that has been costumed to fit the character of “Ivy League graduate student” to a tee is begins to reference obscure academic literature in the local Harvard bar that both characters are patrons of. When the graduate student picks an intellectual argument with the uneducated townie, the writers bring in the townie’s…

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  • National Blue Alert Argumentative Essay

    initiate a series of alerts to notify the public as to when acts of violence such as the killing or serious harm of a law enforcement officers (California Highway Patrol). Those who oppose the Blue Alert Bill, mainly oppose due to the cost towards taxpayers if such programs are implemented. As of May or 2015, The National Blue Alert Bill of 2015 was signed by President Obama which requires the Blue Alert Program to be enforced nationwide. The National Blue Alert Bill of 2015 should remain…

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