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  • Gothic And Romanesque Cathedrals

    of very thick stone and were usually dark and cold, the Gothic cathedrals were some of the most exquisite things to have been created. Romanesque architecture was used to be functional as a church and a place to worship, the people of the high middle ages created a place where it could both be functional and beautiful, which is where Gothic architecture was born. They sculpted statues into the sides of the buildings and sculpted ornate details into the walls. The use of marvelous marble became…

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  • Power In H. G. Haggard's Novel

    Among the numerous Femme Fatales of the Gothic Literature Era existed one of extraordinary power and mystery. Ayesha, known as “She,” was one of the greatest seductresses of the late Victorian Gothic period created by H.G. Haggard. With her unique beauty and charm she could put the world at her feet, but with total power comes consequence. She who must be obeyed was only as powerful as the blinding obsession she had for Kallikrates would allow her to be. Ultimately,a it is that obsession that…

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  • Essay On Decision Sidestepping

    This short abstract will serve as a guideline to better understand the findings and research outlined in the article. Authors of the article set out to research the idea of decision making and how motivation to achieve closure could force one to resort to decision sidestepping. Research suggests: unconscious choice to elect the default bias, choice delegation, status quo bias, inaction inertia, and option fixation are directly tied to electing decision sidestepping as a form of decision making…

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  • Kahneman And Tversky's Prospect Theory

    Kahneman and Tversky developed the Prospect Theory to describe how people choose different choices that involve risk, knowing the probable outcomes. This demonstrates the way a person feels toward taking risks that involve positive outcomes is very different from the way a person feels toward risks that involve a negative outcome. The decision a person makes reflects on their judgement which can be heavy considering the conditions of uncertainty. For example, if people had a choice of: a) 100%…

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  • Value Based Decision Making

    Every day, every person is faced with choices. Some choices, such as what to have for breakfast, are rather simple. Other choices, however, are much more complex and require extensive thought and decision making processes. As choices become more complex, the influence of one’s personal values, ethics, and integrity become much more visible in the ultimate outcome, or decision. As a person and a leader, it is how these choices are handled that allows us to look ourselves in the mirror and feel…

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  • The Importance Of Being Earnest Feminist Analysis

    In the play The Importance of Being Earnest, the female characters Cecily and Gwendolyn conform to the stereotypical role of the Victorian women's dream of marriage. They both have fantasies of what a perfect husband should be. Cecily and Gwendolyn will not marry unless the man's name is Earnest. Gwendolen tells Jack that “...my ideal has always been to love someone of the name of Earnest” (262). Cecily and Gwendolyn are fixated on the name Earnest because they believe that a man named Earnest…

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  • 15 Choice: Why Less Is More?

    15 Choice: Why Less Is More Today’s capitalist democracy and its emphasis on consumerism, has led to an explosion of choices that many argue have increased human freedom and happiness. However, consumerism with its endless variety of choices has created a complicated paradox that is difficult to decipher. A vast sea of choices intended to liberate, has in fact enslaved us in a cycle where we are constantly seeking more and finding less satisfaction and meaning…

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  • Similarities Between Romane And Gothic Architecture

    Gothic architecture, for me, is a very interesting topic as one style evolved from the other. Romanesque architecture is believed to have developed between the 6th and 10th century, while Gothic architecture arose in the 12th century. Romanesque architecture is an architectural style of Medieval Europe, although in England, it is more often referred to as Norman architecture. It was the first style of architecture which stood out since the Roman Empire. Many of the Romanesque architecture…

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  • How Does H. G. Wells Create Suspense In The Cone?

    Even their names help to convey this, Horrocks sounds very simple and English whereas Raut sounds European and slightly more upper class. The story is set in three key places, in a garden, a railway crossing, and an iron works, which all have their individual gothic elements. The garden is portrayed as a dark, still place, with an atmospheric sky looming overhead, the railway crossing is where Raut experiences a near death incident, but oddly enough Horrocks saves him, then the final…

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  • Libertel Case: The Heidelberger Bauchemie Gmbh And KWS Saat

    Two other cases, the Heidelberger Bauchemie GmbH and KWS Saat , pertaining to color trade marks registration were brought to the ECJ after the Libertel case. In Heidelberger case, the issue focused was whether colors or combinations of colors formulated in the abstract and contourless are qualified as a trademark and satisfied Article 2 of the TMD .The applicant wanted to register blue and yellow color as a trade mark in Germany to distinguish certain goods and services in the building…

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