Bruce Jay Friedman

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  • Amerithrax Case Study

    Applying Sensemaking to the Amerithrax Case In September 2001, America experienced a biological attack on US soil that resulted with the death of 5 americans and 17 being infected from letters laced with anthrax. As a result of this national crisis, the FBI was given the task of investigating the anthrax attack. This was the very first time that the FBI handled a case like this. In order to solve the anthrax case, the FBI used sensemaking. Sensemaking is the process of how an organization…

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  • Anthhrax Synthesis Essay

    The FBI’s investigation of the 2001 anthrax attacks revealed several failures of sensemaking, both at the level of specific FBI investigatory procedures, and at the broader level of organizational sensemaking and identity threats. The sensemaking model is helpful for understanding the FBI’s actions because the former failures in sensemaking likely caused broader identity threats that could have, and should have triggered sensemaking at the organizational level. The FBI, in its investigation of…

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  • The Characteristics Of Narrative Criticism In The Serial Podcast

    any other opinions that don’t correlate to one view. Throughout the Serial podcast by Sarah Koeing the most ridiculed character is Jay Wild. He is a very important person in the case of Hae Lee, without him there would not have been a real conviction against Adnan at all. Why is this important though? Thoughts are up in the air when it comes to the truthfulness of Jays testimony, especially when he is involved, but gets off scotch free due to his allegations against Adnan. Although he was able…

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  • Materialism In The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald

    The 1920s, famously known as the Roaring Twenties, was a time of great economic and social growth in America. The author F. Scott Fitzgerald portrays the flourish of success, as well as the sudden rise of materialism through the lives of Jay Gatsby, Tom and Daisy Buchanan in his novel The Great Gatsby. Fitzgerald creates many parallels between the lives of those in the 1920s and the lives of the characters in his novel. The Roaring Twenties was a time of great innovation and change in America.…

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  • Essay On Crime And Corruption In The Great Gatsby

    The old saying goes, it is only illegal if you get caught. Throughout the 1920’s, organized crime leaders took this to the extreme thus, violence and corruption increased rampantly. While many straightforward Americans viewed the American dream as a stable economic state some viewed it as a method to get rich quick. The corruption of this era rose to unparalleled heights with some people losing faith in police officers, judges, and anyone in government. Prohibition only added to the chaos of the…

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  • Theme Of Realism In The Great Gatsby

    The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald is yet another book that exhibits realism. The first example of this is its portrayal of imperfect people. Numerous characters within this story are having affairs with one another. Though this is certainly not one of the most attractive aspects of society, it is a reality that can be glossed over by some. Fitzgerald does anything but ignore and gloss over this part of society. There are four characters taking part within an affair and three of these…

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  • Theme Of Destruction In The Great Gatsby

    Destruction Fee As Jay Gatsby attempts to win over his golden girl, he is oblivious to the fact that he is hurting himself and the people he cares about along the way. Not only is Gatsby blind to not see the incongruity of his goal, but he fails to realize that the love of his life, Daisy Buchanan, has other aspirations for her ideal life that Gatsby will never be able to fulfill. Much like the way Gatsby thinks and acts, Tom Buchanan and Myrtle Wilson struggle to be mollified with what they…

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  • Importance Of Women In The Great Gatsby

    title and their money. “She only married you because I was poor and she was tired of waiting for me. It was a terrible mistake, but in her heart she loved anyone except for me.” (pg. 130). She would like to be spoiled at by anyone but her former lover, Jay Gatsby, cannot achieve her needs since he was poor and also was about to deport to the war. She…

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  • The Great Gatsby Symbolism Analysis

    Symbolism in The Great Gatsby serves as a connection of the novel to the struggling decade at the time. The Roaring Twenties was plagued with a handful of economic issues and the struggle to obtain the American Dream. Described by Taylor Hales, “Considering the context in which organized crime grew - namely the setting of Chicago, its government system, layout, difficulty of attaining a decent job, hard times of The Depression, and Prohibition - it almost seems inevitable for this growth to…

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  • Gender Roles In The Great Gatsby

    There 's no doubt that in The Great Gatsby, the gender roles are somewhat differentiated between dominance of men, and independence of woman. With several theories going around as to what women are portrayed as “gentle”, and what woman are considered “tough”. Fitzgerald in truth wanted to have the woman subdued by the men with their physical and authoritative strength, where there is one case of role reversal in the case of Nick and Jordan. Here, in this essay, you will understand why the gender…

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