Bernard Madoff

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  • Bolzano's Conception Of Analysis

    In the modern era, analysis is a very well established and developed field of mathematics. It is well known that analytic proofs are very strict in nature and to prove anything in analysis requires a careful consideration of the behaviour and characteristics of the proposition on hand. Before analysis became as well founded as it is today, there was no standard of rigor for analytic proofs. So, many mathematicians gave analytic proofs that were heavily based on spatial and geometric intuition.…

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  • American Sports Literature

    While sports has always provided entertainment and escape for participants and spectators alike, much of its cultural importance lies in its frequent use as a metaphor not only for American democracy (see the above quote from F.T. Miller), but individual fulfillment. In his essay explaining the cultural context in which American sports literature was created, Wiley Lee Umphlett describes how in the early 20th century, when a large number of American schools first incorporated physical education…

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  • Worldcom Scandal Summary

    SUMMARY Originally founded in 1983 as LDDS Communications, today, MCI, Inc. is known as the American telecommunications company that was originally formed as a result of the merger of WorldCom. Currently, MCI, Inc. is headquartered in Ashburn, Virginia but originally WorldCom was headquartered in Clinton, Mississippi (Reardon, 2006). WorldCom’s growing success through acquisitions of other telecommunications firms led it to become the second largest long distance telecommunications company in…

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  • Bird Symbolism In Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre

    In Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte employs birds a symbol in order to highlight important themes in her novel. While birds traditionally symbolize freedom and expression, Bronte uses them to show independence (or a lack of), freedom, and rifts in social class. Bronte also depicts some of her most prominent characters as birds such as Jane, Rochester, Adele, Bertha, and even Rochester’s guests. Through the use of bird symbolism Bronte highlights important topics in her novel, while giving the reader…

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  • Christopher Reeve: A Tragic Hero

    Quattrucci 1 Christopher Reeve, an actor who portrayed Superman on the big screen, once said, “A hero is an ordinary individual who finds the strength to persevere and endure in spite of overwhelming obstacles”. Through his life, Christopher Reeve suffered greatly after a tragic accident and endured great struggle afterward. Ironically, he played an almost immortal character, Superman who was a terrific hero to the world. Much like Christopher Reeve along with his character of Superman, Roy…

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  • Museum Observation

    The world sees museums as a place to go to be entertained or to learn about something. One of the world’s most popular museum resides in the upper west side of New York City. Aside from it being a tourist spot, it’s also one of the biggest museums and holds a huge collection of artifacts varying from different times of history. An approximation of the amount of artifacts is, “8 million, but many curators will privately admit that this is most likely a guess.” (Preston, :176). What people don’t…

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  • Analysis Of Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho

    Psycho is a classic among the entire horror movie genre with many memorable iconic scenes by the only Alfred Hitchcock in the history of Cinema. Tense, horrific and a superb lesson in filmmaking, it offers complex characters and revealing dialogue with a huge regard for details. Psycho also features glorious use of mise-en-scene, a fancy French term for all of the visual elements in the frame used to infer meaning. Hitchcock famously uses this concept in the parlor scene, where Marion and Norman…

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  • Pygmalion And Galatea Essay

    The myth of the Pygmalion and Galatea us one of the most influential and inspiring ancient Greek myths, and became the main theme for theatrical plays, movies, and artistic paintings. The main idea of the mythological story can be traced from ancient times, all the up to very modernized productions and literature. The themes of the original story and all of the reinterpretations have to do with a metamorphosis of some kind, and the ideas of how a woman should look and behave. Pygmalion is a…

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  • The Importance Of Scrooge In A Christmas Carol

    he Future is determined by one’s action in the present, So when given a chance to look at the future, people will want to come back to the present, and change their actions for a better future. In the novella A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, Scrooge, the main character, is a wicked and grumpy man to start with. As four ghost visits him, with the ghost of future as the most influential, Scrooge becomes a caring, joyful man. While the all the ghosts are important in the development of…

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  • Transformation Of Pygmalion

    An existential legend is somebody who makes his own particular quintessence (like "character" or 'life significance '), as opposed to assuming that she was conceived with one. Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw is a play that demonstrates an incredible change in the character Eliza Doolittle. As Eliza lives in neediness, she offers blossoms to acquire her living. Eliza does not have a training. This shows through the way that she doesn 't have the most legitimate method for talking. This happens…

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