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  • Compare And Contrast Kardashian Teenage Girls

    In American society today, The Kardashian klan seems to have encompassed and mesmerized teenagers and young adults all around the world. From Kim to Kourtney to Khloe, they are seen in every aspect of a person’s daily life. Whether at the mall buying a Kardashian makeup product or flipping through television channels and watching their reality television show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, this family has spread through numerous nations; thus making them extremely influential figures. American teenage girls are perhaps the most influenced and passionate fans of the Kardashians. While the Kardashians’ life style is very different from that of an average teenager, their values and characteristics are not as divergent as they may seem. The Kardashians place high value on fame and popularity; both of which are relevant in today’s teenage culture. This is evident through their constant promotion of themselves in all facets of their life, in particular their personal and commercial lives. Some characteristics that may result from this high value of fame include arrogance, the emphasis placed on acquiring prestige, or self-obsession. Along with the Kardashians, most teenage girls, in particular, high-school teenage girls, seek these superfluous attributes. As a result, many adapt the negative behaviors that come along with this mind set. In contrast to the Kardashians, teenage girls are looking for popularity within their friend groups at high school, while the Kardashians are…

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  • Klosterman's Theory Of Voyeurism

    It is fascinating to find that things that apparently seem to be so different can be developed in such way that they sustain the same point of view. If we think about the career of a very tall, basketball player; people attraction to voyeurism; the career of a country music singer who beats records in discs’ selling, and the use of laugh tracks in comedy sitcom, it looks like there can not be a strong connection between them. Now if we consider that the public is looking for this basketball…

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  • Psychoanalytic Reading Of D. H. Lawrence's The Rocking Horse-Winner

    these stories can dig deep with a lot of readers and here are a few ways that this can be seen. Looking at “Los Vindedos” all of the racial stereotypes are laid out as Ms Jimenez is taken around the story to find her ideal person to pick out. You see everything from one more portrayed as a gangster, to one’s that work on a farm, and even to the more romantic side of the Latino culture plus many more. It is easy to see that all of the real, basic stereotypes are seen and the play does a good job…

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  • Inequality In Jane Eyre And Frankenstein

    Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte and Frankenstein by Mary Shelley are two novels in which the themes of equality and inequality are explored extensively. The texts are both written by women in 1847 and 1818 respectively and both deal with gender inequality. Jane Eyre is also a social commentary on the injustices and inequalities of the classist Victorian hierarchy whereas Shelley’s novel focuses on the human rejection of unconventionality and the inequalities faced by societies ‘outcasts. The…

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  • My Papa's Waltz Poem Analysis

    The Analysis of the Three Poems “My Papa’s Waltz”, “My Father’s Hats” and “Those Winter Sundays” are poems which are real exciting and express the love of fathers towards their kids. In these poems they describe to us the friendship between children and their fathers. The poem “My Papa’s Waltz” explains how a young boy was dancing waltz music with his drunken father. The young son appeared to enjoy having fun with his father while dancing despite the fact that he kept on chafing his ear on his…

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  • The War Against Body Art Analysis

    this mental health problem as well” (Greenberg). Even though piercings are generally easy to remove, tattoos are permanent marks on the skin that are very hard to get rid of. Because of the permanent qualities of tattoos, they can easily become a mistake due to a design flaw or just due to not enjoying the tattoo when the person grows older. This regret “can result in chronic stress, negatively affecting hormonal and immune system functioning” (Greenberg). Some may say that anyone is able to…

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  • Cable Stayed Bridge Essay

    877 feet The biggest cable-stayed bridge in the world is the Russky bridge in Vladivostok, Russia. It has a span of 1,104 meters or 3622.047 feet. The cable stayed bridge goes back to 1595, where the original bridge was designed by the Venetian inventor Fausto Veranzio who wrote the book Machinae Novae where the original idea was first found. One of the bridges in that book is the Dryburgh Abbey Bridge. The earliest cable Bridge actually built is the Dryburgh Abbey bridge that was built…

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  • Harley Davidson Company History

    Motorcycle Company, (H-D.M.C.), has been the forerunner among all of the motorcycle companies, thereby, achieving the status of Cadillac of Motorcycles. In 1901, William “Bill” Harley was twenty one when he designed, in a small shed in his back yard, a blueprint of a small engine that he could install to his bicycle, (Harley Davidson Motorcycle Museum). A few years later, in 1903, Arthur Davidson and, soon thereafter, his brother Walter, had joined Bill Harley as partners and thereby is the…

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  • Synthesis Ofp-Methoxyacetophenone Synthesis Lab Report

    Synthesis ofp-[1-(p-Hydroxyphenyl)-1-(p-Methoxyphenyl)Ethyl]Phenol (HMEP) 0.2 mol of phenol was mixed with the solution containing 100 mL of acetic acid in 200 mL of concentrated hydrochloric acid in 500 mL five necked round bottom flask fitted with anoil bath, thermometer, mechanical stirrer, reflux condenser. The contents of the flask was stirred for a period of 15 min, the solution was heated to 65oC, 0.1 mol ofp-methoxyacetophenone was introduced into a dropwise to the solution for about 6…

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  • Sleep Deprivation Study

    attention due to sleep deprivation. Methods There was a total of 62 participants who completed a 28-hour sleep deprivation simulated work shift. They were tested at different times during their simulated night shift on language tasks, and vigilance tasks. They did these tests at least four times during their night shift to see how their sleep deprivation was affecting them. “One way to help workers cope is to implement methods that could keep necessary tasks more interesting. Another method is…

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